The sport-utility vehicle that the suspects used as a getaway vehicle in the deadly carjacking and shooting at the Short Hills Mall last weekend actually belonged to a suspect’s mother, according to a published report.
Police and federal authorities captured four suspects overnight in the shooting that killed a Hoboken attorney at the Short Hills Mall last weekend.
Services for Dustin Friedland, 30, were held Wednesday at Beth Am Shalom in Lakewood.
Services for Dustin Friedland, 30, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at Beth Am Shalom in Lakewood.
Prosecutors identified the victim Monday as 30-year-old Dustin Friedland from Hoboken.
The officer, identified only as a 23-year veteran of the force, tried to stop the suspect. But when Brent appeared to be reaching for a weapon, the officer fired one shot from his service weapon.
Carjackings have been on the rise because new technology has made them virtually impossible to hot wire. There is also a growing market for nice cars.
The incident took place in Bed-Stuy near the corner of Fulton Street and Verona Place, authorities said.
New Jersey State Police don’t want the public to be alarmed, but they say there have been recent carjackings by people posing as undercover cops along the New Jersey Turnpike.
A 35-year-old man driving a Mercedes was stopped at a traffic light when five armed men, four with handguns and one with a shotgun, pulled him out of the car, police said.
He’s accused of stealing three vehicles, robbing a man and attempting to rob two others at gunpoint.
Nicolas Almonte, 27, is charged with multiple counts of robbery, attempted robbery and unlawful imprisonment. He’s accused of stealing three vehicles, robbing a man and attempting to rob two others at gunpoint.
In all, the suspect carjacked three vehicles, robbed four people, waved a gun at six others, totally terrorizing and otherwise quiet neighborhood, police said.
A man suffered broken legs Monday morning two assailants carjacked his sport-utility vehicle and him over in Newark.
A man was sentenced to 11 years in prison Monday, after being convicted of stealing a taxi and leading police on a dangerous chase two years ago.