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Bayonne Teen Charged in Facebook Marketplace Ripoff Scheme

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Moonachie NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of YASSINE G. RAHI, 18, of Bayonne, NJ for robbery, aggravated assault, leaving the scene of an accident resulting in serious bodily injury, endangering an injured victim, and theft by unlawful taking. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit under the direction of Chief Matthew Finck and the Moonachie Police Department under the direction of Chief Richard Behrens.

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West New York Man Charged with Attempted Murder During Cliffside Park Domestic Violence Incident

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Cliffside Park NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of ERNESTO LARA-ROJO, 49, of West New York, NJ for attempted murder, aggravated assault, and weapon charges as a result of an incident in Cliffside Park, NJ. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit under the direction of Chief Matthew Finck and the Cliffside Park Police Department under the direction of Chief Marc Marano.

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Police Nab Fort Lee Hit-and-Run Suspect

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Fort Lee NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of OLIVER GARCIA (DOB: 4/3/1995; single; mechanic) of 183 Garfield Avenue, Apartment 1R, Jersey City, NJ for knowingly leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident resulting in serious bodily injury, hindering apprehension, and tampering with physical evidence. The charges are the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit under the direction of Acting Chief Matthew Finck and the Fort Lee Police Department under the direction of Chief Matthew J. Hintze.

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Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit Investigates Teaneck House Fire

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Teaneck NJ, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office is currently investigating a residential fire that occurred in the early hours of Monday morning, which resulted in two individuals being hospitalized.

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Suspect Arrested in Route 4 Paramus Stabbing Incident

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Paramus NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of CHRISTIAN A. VELEZ (DOB: 11/11/1999; single; unemployed) of Paterson, NJ on charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and unlawful possession of a weapon. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Paramus Police Department under the direction of Chief Robert M. Guidetti.

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Man Charged with Arson of Two Optimum Service Vans in Oakland

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Oakland NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of RANDY S. McMASTER (DOB: 6/17/1981; single; unemployed) of 21 Waterfall Court, Bloomingdale, NJ.  The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Oakland Police Department under the direction of Chief Keith Sanzari.

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Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit to Investigate Fatal Wyckoff Fire

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Wyckoff NJ, a tragic incident occurred in which a 79-year-old woman lost her life in a fire that consumed a home on Meer Avenue.

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Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit Investigates Death of 2 year Old in Bergenfield

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Bergenfield NJ, the death of a 2-year-old at a home in Bergenfield on Sunday is under investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and borough police, Prosecutor Mark Musella announced.

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Bergen County Prosecutor Investigates Deaths at New Milford Home

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New Milford NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announces the following information:

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Fort Lee Man Charged With Fleeing the Scene of An Accident

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Fort Lee NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of TAE LEE (DOB: 12/3/1952; married; unemployed) of 505 North Avenue, Apt 16M, Fort Lee, NJ. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Moonachie Police Department under the direction of Chief Richard Behrens.

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Driver Who Fled Hackensack Hit and Run Charged

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Lodi NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of JOHN LAIOSA (DOB: 10/9/1946; single; retired) of 35 Trudy Drive, Lodi, NJ.  The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Hackensack Police Department under the direction of Officer-in-Charge Captain Michael Antista.

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Arrest Made in Cresskill Homicide Investigation

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Cresskill NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announces the following information:

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Cresskill Police Department are investigating a homicide that occurred at 151 Stonegate Trail in Cresskill, NJ on Wednesday, August 16, 2023. At approximately 6:46 p.m., Cresskill police responded to a 911 call and found the victim deceased of apparent blunt force trauma. The victim Irma Daniels, 48. The police investigation found that John Daniels Jr. had hit his stepmother in the head with a baseball bat before fleeing.

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Motorcyclist Jailed After DWI Crash At Van Saun Park in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of ALEX CRUZ (DOB: 07/19/1990; single; salesman) of 2 Cypress Road, Suffern, NY. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department under the direction of Sheriff Anthony Cureton.

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Leonia Man Sentenced to 35 Years for Girlfriends Murder in 2022

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Leonia NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced that on July 31, 2023, NILES DIAKOS of Leonia, NJ was sentenced to an aggregate term of 35 years in New Jersey State Prison (“NJSP”) with no parole after pleading guilty to the 2022 murder of Alicia Arnone in addition to two Passaic County cases.

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New York City Man Convicted of 2011 Teaneck Love Triangle Murder

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Teaneck NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the conviction of SUI KAM “TONY” TUNG of New York City, NY, for the murder of Robert Cantor in Teaneck, NJ on March 6, 2011. On July 27, 2023, following an 8-week jury trial before the Honorable Christopher Kazlau, J.S.C., in Bergen County Superior Court, TUNG was convicted of murder, aggravated arson, desecration of human remains, hindering apprehension, tampering with evidence, unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose, and stalking.

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