NYPD statistics show arrests were up in the past week after plummeting in the weeks following the fatal ambush of two patrolmen in December.
The number of criminal summonses cops handed out in the past week totaled 347, compared with more than 4,000 the same week a year ago.
The National March Against Police Violence is scheduled for next Saturday in Washington, D.C.
Six teens were arrested in Sayreville, New Jersey Friday evening – and a seventh was wanted by police – in connection with alleged intimidation and hazing on the Sayreville High School football team.
Police in Suffolk County arrested two people in separate DWI incidents Sunday morning.
According to the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, 20 of the adults and three of the seven juveniles arrested were accused of controlled dangerous substance offenses.
Information from a man who had been stopped for allegedly riding an all-terrain vehicle on the sidewalk led police to a locker full of ATVs, dirt bikes and loaded guns – and a separate stash of heroin and cash – in Brooklyn this week.
Under a new policy announced Tuesday, most of the thousands of people arrested on first-time, low-level marijuana charges will likely no longer be forced to go to court for cases that are often eventually dismissed anyway.
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Dozens of people were arrested this week in an illegal sports gambling enterprise across New Jersey and New York.
Attorneys from the firm Stecklow Cohen & Thompson said the $583,000 agreement reached Tuesday is the largest settlement to date in a single Occupy-related civil rights case.
Marge Lee, with the group Dedicatedd, said it’s very odd that in Suffolk County and in Queens, DWI arrests have increased, but in Nassau the numbers have fallen in the past three years.
Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said on Wednesday that the 24 students who are 18 or older will instead face disorderly person offenses of criminal trespass and criminal mischief.
Those who attended the rally said the charges should be dropped. They also said people have gotten the wrong impression of the high school.
Arrests outside a Phish concert at Madison Square Garden this weekend numbered in the dozens, according to a published report.