Police in Northern New Jersey were out in full force this long holiday weekend, cracking down on all types of dangerous drivers.
As they rushed to the scene the officers observed the suspect with a gun in his hand, police said. An officer exited his vehicle to approach the suspect and the suspect pointed the weapon in his direction, according to police.
William Irwin, 59, claims police used excessive force when they raided the rooming housing where he resides, WCBS 880’s Fran Schneidau reported. The authorities were searching for one of Irwin’s housemates.
A police officer was struck by a suspect’s truck in the middle of the intersection of Crescent Street and Broadway in front of a busy Astoria supermarket, according to witnesses.
Ryan Hannigan, 36, made a left turn into oncoming traffic at the intersection of Oak Street and Broadway in Amityville at 2 p.m. and slammed into a Nissan Maxima, according to a police report.
In May a rash of break-ins bothered homes and businesses in Fair Lawn along the Route 208 corridor. Now, thieves have started to target homes. They have been grabbing anything they can find to sell or trade online, according to authorities.
Police say one of their suspects may be posing as a guest to get into locker rooms, WCBS 880’s Paul Murnane reported.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday vetoed two bills aimed at impacting the NYPD that were recently passed by the City Council.
Someone called 911 and directed law enforcement to a home on Newark Avenue, where they claimed a Kean University student was holding his brother and sister hostage with a pipe bomb.
Police are searching for two men who they say attacked a Bronx woman in her home and took her purse filled with $4,000 in cash last month.
Ronald Rhodes was arrested Wednesday and charged with burglary, robbery, criminal possession of stolen property and criminal obstruction of breathing.
It happened back on June 14 at It’s All Greek To Me Pizza on Main Street in Port Jefferson.
The robberies happened on June 29 and July 9 near 41 Avenue and 21 Street, police said.
It happened Tuesday evening inside the Sagal Meat Market on Fulton Street.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).