East Orange, NJ Crime & Safety

Shooting Reported In Central Jersey: Developing

There was a shooting reported in Middlesex County, according to developing and unconfirmed reports. The shooting occurred before 7:30 p.m. at Throop Avenue and Redmond Street in New Brunswick, according to initial reports. There was a male gunshot victim, according to an unconfirmed report. No details yet on the severity...
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Paterson man wounded in Governor Street shooting

A city man was wounded in a shooting on Governor Street late Thursday afternoon. The victim, 23-year-old, was shot on Governor and Carroll streets at around 5:08 p.m. He arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center via private vehicle seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound. The latest shooting...

Teen charged in NYC cop shooting ordered held on $200K bail

A 16-year-old reputed gangbanger charged in the shooting of an NYPD cop was ordered held on $200,000 bail Thursday — despite a request by prosecutors that he be locked up. Camrin Williams — an up-and-coming rapper known as C Blu — was arraigned on charges of felony assault and criminal possession of a weapon in Bronx court for the Tuesday night tussle with police in Belmont that left a 27-year-old cop with a wounded leg.

18-Year-Old Robert Cuadra Found Fatally Shot In Paterson

PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A teenager in New Jersey was struck and killed by a stray bullet while bringing groceries inside his home. Police say 18-year-old Robert Cuadra was found with a gunshot wound in front of the home on Godwin Avenue in Paterson on Wednesday. The education commissioner of Paterson schools wrote on Facebook that Cuadra had just been offered a full scholarship for college. Prosecutors say the investigation is ongoing.

N.J. Student Dies After Being Hit by a Stray Bullet While Carrying Groceries Into Grandma's Home

A New Jersey teenager has died after being struck by a stray bullet on Wednesday evening while reportedly carrying groceries into his grandmother's home. Robert Cuadra, 18, was found lying on a sidewalk in front of 130 Godwin Ave. in Paterson suffering from an apparent gunshot wound around 6:30 p.m. local time, according to a joint statement from Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora.

Officials identify 18-year-old man gunned down on N.J. street

An 18-year-old Paterson man was shot and killed Wednesday in the city, authorities said. Robert Cuadra was found wounded on Godwin Avenue, near Rosa Parks Boulevard, after officers were called to a shooting in the area around 6:30 p.m., according to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes. Emergency crews rushed...

Bronx prosecutors withdraw 133 cases linked to former NYPD narcotics detective accused of perjury

Bronx prosecutors withdrew charges in 133 felony cases linked to a detective who was previously indicted for lying under oath about drug busts in Manhattan, officials said Thursday. The cases tied to former Detective Joseph Franco were formally dismissed by Bronx Supreme Court Judge David Lewis following a review by the Bronx District Attorney’s Conviction Integrity Bureau. The DA’s office had ...

Woman shot in Paterson expected to survive

PATERSON, NJ – On Thursday, January 20th, 2022 at approximately 5pm, a 23-year-old female was struck by gunfire in the area of Carroll and Governor Street. This shooting survivor is in stable condition and is expected to survive her wound. There was only one victim in this incident and not four which is being falsely circulated on social media.

Teen shot on subway in the Bronx

NEW YORK - A teenager has been hospitalized after being shot by a gunman on a subway train in the Bronx last week. According to the NYPD, just after 3 PM on January 10, the victim, an 18-year-old man, was riding a northbound 2 train at the Bronx Park East subway station, when he got into an argument with an unknown man.

Suspect arrested for string of burglaries in Newark

NEWARK, NJ – Newark Public Safety Director Brian A. O’Hara reports the arrest of Joseph R. Hernandez, 51, of Newark, who is a suspect in five business burglaries that occurred between December 3, 2021 and January 14, 2022. At approximately 3:15 a.m., on December 3rd, police responded to...