The Paterson Criminal Law Blog

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Alissa D. Hascup, Esq.

Category Archives: Threat Crimes

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Hawthorne NJ Woman Arrested, Allegedly Made Bomb Threat

Posted in Threat Crimes
Edgewater New Jersey police charged a Hawthorne NJ woman and a Cliffside Park NJ man who allegedly threatened a Target store located in Bergen County, NJ. The suspects are a 31-year-old woman from Hawthorne in Passaic County NJ and a 33-year-old man from Edgewater in Bergen County NJ. According to law enforcement officials, the suspects… Continue Reading

Police Investigate Bombing Threat at Business in Pompton Lakes

Posted in Threat Crimes
Police in Pompton Lakes NJ are investigating a bombing threat made against a local company. The threat crime incident happened during the morning hours at Walsh Imaging, which is located on Cannonball Road in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey. The store owner reportedly found a threatening letter in the business’ email inbox. The letter reportedly told… Continue Reading

Hawthorne NJ Man Allegedly Threatened to Shoot Police Officers

Posted in Threat Crimes
Police arrested a Hawthorne New Jersey man who allegedly threatened to shoot police officers at a local residence. The scary incident occurred around 2:00 a.m. at a home on Passaic Avenue in Hawthorne, NJ. The Hawthorne Police Department got a 911 call about a disturbance at the residence and dispatched cops to the scene. When… Continue Reading

Police Investigate Cop-Involved Shooting in Paterson, New Jersey

Posted in Assault Offenses, Threat Crimes, Weapons Offenses
Paterson law enforcement is currently investigating a police shooting that occurred outside the Paterson NJ police headquarters and left one person with serious injuries. According to Passaic County officials, the shooting incident happened on Saturday night near 111 Broadway in downtown Paterson, New Jersey. A Paterson cop reportedly drew his police-issued handgun and used it… Continue Reading

Man Accused of Perpetrating Bomb Hoax at Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, New Jersey

Posted in Threat Crimes
Law enforcement recently arrested a man accused of causing “widespread panic and fear” by perpetrating a bomb hoax at the Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, NJ. According to authorities, the suspect was actually the same person who first reported the threat. The scary incident unfolded around 8:00 p.m. at the Willowbrook Mall, a popular mall in… Continue Reading

Police Arrest Three Men, Still Searching for Two Others Accused of Kidnapping, Assault in Wayne, NJ

Posted in Assault Offenses, Theft Offenses, Threat Crimes
Police recently arrested three suspects and are still looking for two other suspects in a violent kidnapping and assault crime at a Wayne NJ motel. The five men reportedly forced their way inside a motel room at the Wayne Inn, which is located in Wayne, New Jersey. Once the suspects had entry to the room,… Continue Reading

SWAT Team Arrests Clifton NJ Man Accused of Threatening Police Officers with Handgun

Posted in Threat Crimes, Weapons Offenses
A Passaic County Sheriff’s Department SWAT team arrested a man who allegedly used a handgun to threaten police officers and fire a gunshot from his residence. The violent incident went down around 6:30 p.m. at a home on Dalewood Road in Clifton, NJ. The Clifton Police Department got a number of reports about a disturbance… Continue Reading

Police Capture NY Man Who Allegedly Kidnapped, Assaulted Taxi Driver in Paterson, New Jersey

Posted in Assault Offenses, Threat Crimes, Weapons Offenses
A SWAT team recently captured a man who was wanted for kidnapping, carjacking, and assaulting a cab driver in Ridgewood, NJ. The violent incident began early on December 26, 2015. According to law enforcement officials, four men hailed a taxi in Paterson, New Jersey and instructed the taxi driver to take them all the way… Continue Reading