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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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Spot Light On First Responders: Academy of the Holy Angels Senior Achieves Goal of Becoming an EMT

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Demarest NJ, Olivia Roque was a Girl Scout of about nine years old when she caught a glimpse into her future. At the time, the Little Ferry resident met an older Scout who was a junior member of a Hasbrouck Heights emergency medical services team. Captivated, Roque was determined to serve as an EMT, and ultimately become a doctor.

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Upcoming BET show “Diarra From Detroit,” shot here in Moonachie and throughout New Jersey

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Moonachie NJ, New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way met the cast and crew of the upcoming BET show “Diarra From Detroit,” shot here in Moonachie and throughout NJ. The Secretary commented that “Projects like these invest in local workers and the surrounding communities and we’re thrilled to have them here in the Garden State.”

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Bergen County Mosquito Control will be performing an early morning Truck Spray in Paramus on Thursday, 06/30/2022, between the hours of 4-6 AM

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Paramus NJ, Paramus Police remind residents that the Bergen County Mosquito Control will be performing an early morning Truck Spray in Paramus on Thursday, 06/30/2022, between the hours of 4-6 AM. They will be spraying in the neighborhoods between the Garden State Parkway and Forest Ave, north of Midland Ave and South of E. Ridgewood Ave. They will be spraying duet adulticide to eliminate active, adult mosquitoes as well as Vectorbac larvacide to help control mosquito larvae. Please keep your windows closed if you are in this area or surrounding streets. In the event that it rains, the spray will be postponed until the following day. Bergen County Mosquito Control  will also spraying in Moonachie on the same dates .

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Security Guard Charged with Arson in Moonachie Brush Fire

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Moonachie NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of MATHEW AWOJOBI (DOB: 1/15/1959; divorced; security guard) of 159 Pomona Avenue, Newark, NJ on arson-related charges. 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 Moonachie Police Department under the direction of Chief Richard Behrens.

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Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, Moonachie Police Department and the Bergen County Regional SWAT Team Arrest Three in Moonachie

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Moonachie NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of ABDEL W. SHILEH (DOB: 3/16/1986; single; car detailer) of 93 Moonachie Avenue, Moonachie, NJ on drug, burglary, and weapons charges; and the arrests of TURRON K. WARD (DOB: 07/16/1978) of 30 Laurel Avenue, Irvington, NJ and MICHAEL HAYES (DOB: 10/01/1980) of 193 Bartholdi Avenue, Jersey City, NJ on weapons related charges. The arrests are the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Moonachie Police Department under the direction of Chief Richard Behrens.

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Married Surveyor From Moonachie Charged With Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child

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Moonachie NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of JOHN CRUZ-AYALA (DOB: 6/24/1971; married; surveyor) of Moonachie, NJ on charges of aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault by contact, endangering the welfare of a child, and aggravated criminal sexual contact. 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 New Milford Police Department under the direction of Chief Brian Clancy.

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Moonachie Warehouse Employee Steals $300,000 of Fashion Accessories through fraudulent shipping scheme

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Moonachie NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of ISAAC MARTINEZ (DOB: 6/26/2002; single; unemployed) of 6016 Polk Street, West New York, NJ on a charge of Conspiracy to Commit Theft by Deception. The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love, the Moonachie Police Department under the direction of Chief Richard Behrens, the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office under the direction of Sheriff Anthony Cureton, and the West New York Police Department under the direction of Director Robert Antolos.

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Brothers Charged in Moonachie Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

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February 22,2018

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Moonachie NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrests of BRANDON BIALEK (DOB: 05/18/1985; single; lab aide) of 16 John Street, Apartment 1, Lodi, New Jersey on charges of Leaving the Scene of a Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision and Hindering Apprehension; and BRIAN BIALEK (DOB: 05/18/1985; single; maintenance worker) of 270 Lawrence Avenue, Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey on a charge of Hindering Apprehension. The arrests are the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Accident Investigation Unit under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti, members of the Moonachie Police Department under the direction of Chief Richard Behrens, and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office under the direction of Sheriff Michael Saudino.

At approximately 5:50 A.M. on Friday, January 5, 2018, the Moonachie Police Department received a report of a pedestrian lying in the roadway on Route 46 East near the intersection with Industrial Avenue. Upon arrival at the scene, officers observed a deceased male victim lying in the roadway. The victim’s injuries were consistent with being struck by a motor vehicle. The victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was later identified as 28-year-old Brian P. Rossi.

Evidence at the scene indicated that the striking vehicle was a black Ford Focus, sedan or hatchback, model year range 2012 to 2015. The striking vehicle fled the scene traveling eastbound on Route 46, before parking in the rear of a business establishment. A Mitsubishi Lancer arrived shortly thereafter, and both vehicles left together traveling east on Route 46, then north on Liberty Avenue towards Hackensack.

As a result of the investigation that followed, Brandon BIALEK was charged with one count of Leaving the Scene of a Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:11-5.1, a 2nd degree crime, and one count of Hindering Apprehension in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:29-3, a 3rd degree crime. Brian BIALEK was charged with one count of Hindering Apprehension in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:29-3, a 3rd degree crime. Brandon BIALEK was remanded to the Bergen County Jail pending a detention hearing on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. Brian BIALEK is scheduled for a first appearance in Bergen County Central Judicial Processing Court on Monday, March 4, 2018 at 8:30 A.M.
Acting Prosecutor Calo states that the charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. He would also like to thank the Moonachie Police Department and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in this investigation.

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SEEKING PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN MOONACHIE HIT AND RUN INVESTIGATION

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January 26,2018

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Moonachie NJ, The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Moonachie Police Department are requesting information from the public regarding a hit and run collision which resulted in a pedestrian sustaining fatal injuries.

At approximately 5:50 a.m. on Friday, January 05, 2018, the Moonachie Police Department received a report of a pedestrian lying in the roadway on Route 46 East near the intersection of Industrial Avenue. Upon arriving at the scene, officers observed a deceased male victim, later identified as Brian P. Rossi, lying in the roadway. The victim’s injuries were consistent with having been struck by a motor vehicle, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Evidence at the scene indicates that the vehicle is a black Ford Focus, sedan or hatchback, model year range 2012 to 2015. The vehicle will have significant front end damage, including a broken passenger side headlight, and a broken passenger side-view mirror. The driver fled the scene traveling eastbound on Route 46, before parking in the rear of a business establishment. A Mitsubishi Lancer arrived shortly thereafter and both vehicles left together. They traveled east on Route 46, then north on Liberty Avenue towards Hackensack. Both vehicles were also seen traveling southbound on Terrace Avenue in the area of Route 17, headed towards Hasbrouck Heights. The vehicles seen in the photo below are the Mitsubishi Lancer, followed by the Ford Focus.

Anyone with information regarding these two vehicles, or any other information regarding this hit and run collision is encouraged to contact the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Accident Investigation Unit at 201-226-5698 or the Moonachie Police Department at 201-641-9100.

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Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Seeks Help With Hit and Run on Route 46

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***SEEKING PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN HIT AND RUN INVESTIGATION***
January 7, 2018
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Moonachie NJ , Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Moonachie Police Department are requesting information from the public regarding a hit and run collision which resulted in a pedestrian sustaining fatal injuries.

At approximately 5:50 am on Friday, January 5, 2018, the Moonachie Police Department received a report of a pedestrian lying in the roadway on Route 46 East near the intersection of Industrial Avenue. Upon arriving at the scene, officers observed a deceased male victim lying in the roadway. The victim’s injuries were consistent with having been struck by a motor vehicle. The victim, later identified as Brian P. Rossi (DOB 7/15/1989) of Teaneck, New Jersey, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Evidence at the scene indicates that the victim was struck by more than one vehicle, all of which fled the scene traveling eastbound on Route 46.
Anyone with information regarding this hit and run collision is requested to contact the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Accident Investigation Unit at 201-226-5595, or the Moonachie Police Department at 201-641-9100. All calls will remain confidential.