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Secaucus School and Daycare Put Into Lockdown After Reports of Armed Man Nearby

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Secaucus NJ, on Friday, October 27, 2023 at 930am the Secaucus Police Department received a call from the New Jersey State Police, Sussex Station stating they had contact with a concerned family member of a male who is suicidal and that they have tracked his cellular phone in the area of Penhorn Avenue, Turnpike Exit 15X in Secaucus and the Jersey City jurisdictional border in Laurel Hill Park. It was reported that this male was possibly armed with a handgun/shotgun and wished to harm himself. The male’s cell phone was constantly tracked to get a more precise and frequently updated locations. The location of this male was narrowed to the marsh area near the Secaucus Junction Train Station/Laurel Hill Park where a perimeter was immediately set so that the male could be located. The Secaucus Police certified drone pilots launched the department drones. Jersey City Police Department and New Jersey Transit Police Department Emergency Service Units along with Patrol personnel, Hudson County Sheriff’s Office and New Jersey State Police Troopers and Helicopter responded to assist with securing the area. At 0945 hours the phone was believed to be stationary, therefore the Hudson County High Tech High School and the Kiddie Academy Daycare at the Exchange were informed to “shelter-in-place” due to the heavy police presence and increased traffic of law enforcement equipment.

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Couple Charged with Multiple Firearms Offenses after Standoff at Secaucus Hotel Reveals Cache of Firearms and Ammunition

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Secaucus NJ, a husband and wife were arrested on weapons charges after a standoff at a Hudson County hotel, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.

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