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Shooting suspect brought back to PA on homicide charges

KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The suspect police say was involved in a shooting that left one man dead in Kingston has been brought back to Luzerne County. Tyquan Lassiter, 26 of Hackensack, NJ, was arrested on September 23 in connection to a homicide in Kingston Borough on September 10, as stated by the DA Sam Sanguedolce. […]
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N.J. man, 64, charged with illegally growing dozens of marijuana plants, police say

A Bergen County man was arrested Thursday and charged with growing 62 marijuana plants in an illegal farm operation in Hackensack, authorities said. Anthony Dias, 64, of Hackensack, was charged with manufacturing, distributing, and dispensing illegal marijuana in an amount greater than 10 plants, a first-degree crime, according to Ray Guidetti, the city’s police director.
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New Jersey man arraigned for fatal shooting in Kingston

KINGSTON — Kingston police say they have video footage of Tyquan Lassiter fatally shooting a Wilkes-Barre man outside a tavern when the victim attempted to back out of a parking spot. Lassiter, 26, of Hackensack, N.J., was loitering in the parking lot of Leonardo’s Club on Main Street with...
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OLD BRIDGE: NJ STATE POLICE NEED YOUR HELP WITH A FATAL ACCIDENT ON GSP

State Police Seeking Public’s Assistance with Fatal Crash Investigation. The New Jersey State Police is seeking the public’s assistance with the investigation of a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred on September 19. Based on the preliminary investigation, detectives determined that at approximately 12:27 a.m., a Jeep Grand Cherokee...
MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ

Detectives Nab Out-Of-State Dealers In Teaneck With Coke, Loaded Guns, $25G: Prosecutor

Three Massachusetts men were carrying several ounces of cocaine, two loaded handguns and $25,515 in suspected drug money when they were stopped in Teaneck, authorities said. Narcotic Task Force detectives had learned that Kelvin Perez, 36, Brayan Lebron, 23, and Joseph Espinal, 22, all of Lawrence, MA were “transporting bulk amounts of suspected narcotics, weapons, and money derived from criminal activity” through the area, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said.
TEANECK, NJ
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Construction worker mugged in NYC for backpack stuffed with $100K injury settlement: cops

A construction worker lugging his $100,000 injury settlement around in a backpack was mugged for the loot in the Bronx, police said Thursday. The 47-year-old victim dropped the bag of cash around 4:30 p.m. Sept. 12 while checking out at a bodega near the intersection of Gerard Avenue and McClellan Street in Concourse, cops said. “Wow! That’s a lot of money,” another customer marveled after getting a peek at the exposed dough, according to police. The worker then sat down behind a nearby building, where three men snuck up from behind and began punching and kicking him, cops said. One of the assailants, whose image cops released Thursday, ran off with the booty-full backpack, police said. Cops are asking for the public’s help tracking down the attacker.
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Homeless man in fatal stabbing of NYC dad was released without bail in subway slashing case

The homeless man accused of stabbing a dad of two to death on a Brooklyn L train last week was out without bail in another subway altercation from last year at the time of the fatal slashing, according to law enforcement sources and court records. Alvin Charles, 43, was arrested Wednesday and charged with murder for allegedly knifing Tommy Bailey, also 43, to death near the Atlantic Avenue subway station in East New York just before 9 p.m. Friday, police said. Charles had previously been arrested in July 2021 for allegedly stabbing a straphanger on an A train in Brooklyn in April of that...
BROOKLYN, NY

Pedestrian struck and killed by construction truck in Midtown: NYPD

A man was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer that was being used for construction in Midtown Manhattan on Thursday morning, cops said. The man, who was believed to be in his 40s, was walking on West 44th Street and Eighth Avenue around 11:30 a.m. when he was hit by the vehicle, cops said.  The victim was declared dead on the scene. The truck driver remained to talk to police, cops said. Food vendor Momhed Ahmed, who said he heard the impact and saw the victim under the truck, told The Post the driver went “crazy” after the crash. “The big truck, it hit one guy,” ...
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16-year-old New Jersey basketball prospect shot and killed

A 16-year-old basketball prospect from New Jersey was fatally shot on Monday. Letrell Duncan was a sophomore at East Orange Campus High School and considered a top-10 recruit in the state for his age. The teenager was shot four times on Monday “about 3:15 p.m. in the 100 block of Lincoln Street and died at University Hospital in Newark about a half hour later.”
EAST ORANGE, NJ

$10K reward offered for info in killing of standout HS basketball player

A $10,000 reward has been offered for information leading to an arrest in the fatal shooting of an East Orange Campus High School standout basketball player earlier this week. Letrell Duncan, 16, was shot four times about 3:15 p.m. Monday in the 100 block of Lincoln Street, just moments after students were dismissed for the day from the high school, according to Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura.
EAST ORANGE, NJ

High-End Restaurant Makes Bergen County Debut

A high-end restaurant and bar is opening this week in Hackensack. Aura Restaurant & Bar will hold its soft opening Thursday, Oct. 6 on Main Street. Aura will offer a variety of cocktails and wines, as well as seasonal, modern-American and and European fare. The restaurant will have live shows and entertainment.
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