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Category Archives: Traffic Violations

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Clifton NJ Police Investigate Recent Car Accident

Posted in Traffic Violations
Police in Clifton New Jersey are investigating a recent car crash that resulted in a pedestrian sustaining serious injuries. The Clifton Police Department got a call about an auto accident a short time after midnight. According to law enforcement, the car crash happened near the intersection of Crook Avenue and Trenton Avenue in Clifton, NJ.… Continue Reading

Police Arrest Paterson NJ Rapped Fetty Wap for Allegedly Driving with a Suspended License

Posted in Traffic Violations
Fetty Wap, a rapper from Paterson New Jersey, was arrested earlier this month after Cedar Grove NJ police reportedly busted him driving with a suspended license. Police made the arrest shortly after 8:00 p.m. on July 6. A Cedar Grove NJ patrol officer reportedly saw Fetty Wap commit a traffic offense and subsequently initiated a… Continue Reading

Rockaway NJ Man Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Manslaughter, Sentenced to Prison by Passaic County Judge

Posted in DWI Offenses, Homicide, Traffic Violations
A man from Rockaway Township will be spending several years in state prison after he pleaded guilty to causing a fatal car crash on a New Jersey highway. The suspect entered his guilty plea in Passaic County Superior Court in Paterson, NJ. The suspect pleaded guilty to multiple criminal charges, including vehicular homicide and leaving… Continue Reading

Paterson NJ Man Allegedly Impersonated Cop to Help Girlfriend Avoid Ticket

Posted in Public Order Crimes, Traffic Violations, Weapons Offenses
Passaic County law enforcement apprehended a man who allegedly impersonated a cop so that his girlfriend could get out of a traffic ticket in Paterson, NJ. A Passaic County Sheriff’s officer was on patrol near Presidential Boulevard in Paterson when he reportedly noticed a female driver using her cellphone while driving a 2016 black Nissan… Continue Reading

Clifton NJ Man Accused of Leading Police on High-Speed Pursuit, Injuring Clifton Patrol Cop

Posted in Assault Offenses, Traffic Violations
Clifton NJ law enforcement recently released the identity of a person who allegedly eluded police in Clifton New Jersey and caused a scary motorcycle crash that injured a patrol cop. Christopher Cena is a Clifton resident who reportedly fled a Clifton NJ police officer and led the cop on a high-speed chase that went through… Continue Reading

Motorcyclist Faces Eluding Police Charges after Clifton NJ Cop Crashed during Pursuit

Posted in Traffic Violations
A Clifton NJ police officer was seriously injured after he lost control of his patrol vehicle and crashed during a pursuit of a suspect. The police pursuit began just before 8:00 p.m. According to authorities, the Clifton patrol officer saw the suspect committing a traffic offense while riding a motorcycle on Grove Street in Clifton,… Continue Reading

Paterson New Jersey Man Indicted on Eluding, Aggravated Assault Charges

Posted in Assault Offenses, Traffic Violations
A Passaic County grand jury indicted a Paterson NJ man who allegedly eluded police and then dragged a police officer with his vehicle. The scary incident occurred in September 2015. A Paterson NJ patrol officer reportedly observed the suspect committing a traffic offense near the intersection of Jefferson Street and North 3rd Street in Paterson,… Continue Reading

Police Arrest Oak Ridge Man Who Allegedly Committed Assault by Auto at West Milford NJ Gas Station

Posted in Assault Offenses, Traffic Violations
An Oak Ridge man was charged with aggravated assault after allegedly attempting to run over a pedestrian at a gas station in West Milford, NJ. According to authorities, the 24-year-old suspect committed the assault a short time before 5:00 a.m. at the Exxon gas station on Lakeside Road in West Milford, New Jersey. The suspect… Continue Reading

Man Accused of Using Car to Hit Wayne NJ Cops, Charged with Aggravated Assault

Posted in Assault Offenses, Drug Crimes, Traffic Violations
A Belleville New Jersey man has been charged with aggravated assault on a police officer after allegedly using his car to strike two police officers in Wayne, NJ. The incident happened around 5:00 p.m. Two Wayne police officers were in a Hooters parking lot on Route 23 South when they saw the suspect sitting inside… Continue Reading

Toms River NJ Man Allegedly Caught with Marijuana During Traffic Court Appearance

Posted in Drug Crimes, Traffic Violations
A Toms River NJ man was busted for marijuana distribution during an appearance in Palisades Interstate Parkway traffic court. The 26-year-old suspect was in court to answer a speeding ticket he received while driving on the Palisades Interstate Parkway. Two police officers reportedly spotted the suspect’s vehicle, a Subaru, parked illegally in the parking lot… Continue Reading

Carjacking of Private Vehicle, Police Cruiser in Englewood Cliffs Ends with Crash in Paramus, NJ

Posted in Assault Offenses, Public Order Crimes, Theft Offenses, Traffic Violations
A carjacking incident occurred a week ago when a woman stopped her vehicle after spotting a man lying in the street in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. The woman was with her two children and on her way home from a friend’s house when she saw the suspect on the roadway. According to the woman, the… Continue Reading

Passaic NJ Man Arrested, Charged with Eluding After Allegedly Leading Police on Car Chase in Bayonne

Posted in Traffic Violations
A high-speed pursuit through Bayonne ended with a Passaic NJ man being placed under arrest and charged with criminal eluding. According to law enforcement, the 32-year-old suspect was observed by other motorists while driving near Fifth Street and Kennedy Boulevard in Bayonne NJ sometime around 9:00 p.m. The other drivers reportedly saw the suspect recklessly… Continue Reading