Port Authority Police
Documents first obtained by CBS 2 showed 11 Port Authority police officers on duty at the George Washington Bridge during the late closures had safety concerns, and lawmakers on Thursday wanted to know why the concerns were silenced.
Drivers were not the only ones complaining about the massive traffic tie-ups near the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, New Jersey nearly a year ago.
Police say an angry passenger punched and kicked an airline employee while looking for his bag at New York’s LaGuardia Airport.
Witnesses said Parsons, of Princeton, N.J., was driving a red 1991 GMC pickup truck when he intentionally drove it into a Honda and a Chrysler, according to Port Authority Police.
A rookie Port Authority police officer spotted and apprehended a suspect Thursday in a shooting that left a man dead outside a Rahway, New Jersey strip club last November, police said.
An officer observed the front license plate on Eric Bonhommer’s truck swing up behind the bumper as the vehicle passed through the toll plaza on Thursday, police spokesman Joe Pentangelo said.
Police say 30-year-old Carlos Tavarez rented the vehicle on Sunday and later contacted Budget to say he needed to retrieve something. Port Authority Police said a bag found under the dashboard contained 250 packages of heroin.
Ernesto Green, 21, was stopped on a parking garage ramp at Terminal A late Monday afternoon after his car was seen blocking traffic, police said. Police say they found a Walther P22 semi-automatic pistol in the vehicle’s console.
The incident happened outside Terminal 8 around 4:30 p.m., EMS said.
Police said the suspect ran out of the PATH station but was apprehended by police.
Port Authority police have arrested a truck driver, who they say has cheated the agency of $28,000 in tolls. Marcus Tifa is charged with theft of services and tampering with public records.
A maintenance foreman from Judlau Waterworks was shot in the chest, but his injuries were considered to be non-life threatening.
New York City Republican mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota said that everything great that has happened over the past 20 years is quite fragile and he said this election is going to have consequences.
TSA screeners spotted the loaded gun inside the man’s bag Tuesday morning and alerted Port Authority Police. The arrest did not impact operations at JFK.
The mayoral hopeful was answering a question about airport security when he made his controversial remark.