BAIL set for four people in Mercer County for heroin and weapons charges…

The Mercer County Narcotics units arrested four people on April 29th after obtaining a search warrant for an apartment on 200 Fulton Street in Trenton, NJ.  In the apartment, police seized over $80,000 of heroin, two weapons and cash.  Anthony Irizarry, 27 and Tahira Flether, 24 were arrested in the apartment and George Martinez and George Otero were found and arrested in the backyard.  All four are being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession with the intent to distribute, possession of a weapon, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Anthony Irizarry’s bail was set at $250,000; Fletcher’s was set at $100,000; and Martinez and Otero’s bail was set at $75,000 each.  All four are currently being held in the Mercer County jail in Trenton, NJ.

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$500,000 CASH only bail set for Eatontown, NJ man…

In 2009, Vincent Laing, 30, of Eatontown, NJ was arrested on charges of vehicular homicide and possession of a controlled substance.  Four years later and after a six week trial, a jury found Laing guilty of the charges and he is being held in Monmouth County Jail with no bail until his sentencing on June 27, 2014.  He will be facing 20 years behind bars.  However, Laing is also being held on a $500,000 cash only bail set in November, 2013 for drug related trafficking, possession and distribution charges.  Laing has a long criminal record and has been charged numerous times.  As an example, in March of 2013, Laing was arrested and charged with possession and distribution of controlled dangerous substances and bail was set at $100,000.  For that particular arrest, Laing posted bail the same day he was arrested.

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Bail set at $35,000 for Union City man…

Christopher Alvarez, 22, of Union City, was arrested on Tuesday, May 6th, after he was charged with possession and distribution of drugs within 1000 feet of a school and 500 feet of public park.  Allegedly, Alvarez was attempting to distribute marijuana, ecstasy and and the prescription drug endocet with the parameters of a school and public park.

Alvarez’s bail was set at $35,000 cash or bond.

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NJ Fugitive caught in North Carolina…

On February 6, 2013, Toms River, NJ police received a 9-1-1 call regarding an unresponsive female.  That female, Jamie Caravella, 23, was found unresponsive on the floor of a Pine Crest Drive home.  She was not breathing, had no pulse and shortly thereafter, pronounced dead on the scene.  Police recovered empty heroin bags and a needle near Caravella when they were at the scene.

Now, here is where things get interesting.  When the autopsy was conducted, the medical examiner found that the cause of death was a negative reaction to heroin.  In simpler terms, an overdose.  But, according to reports, the police considered the cause of death a “critical piece” of evidence needed to warrant charges against Paul Robinson, 24,of Toms River, Rufus Young, 41, of Freehold and Pedro Valentin, 23, of Perth Amboy.  It is not known how Robinson, Young and Valentin are all linked to the drug related death, but, the police must have serious evidence against them.  Young and Valentin were served their arrest warrants in NJ, but Robinson had fled the state.  He was later arrested in Mebane, NC as he attempted to flee.

All three men are being held on a $200,000 CASH bond only.

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Heroin arrest in the Ocean County Mall…

Jay Taylor, 22, of Manchester, NJ was arrested in the Ocean County Mall after being found with hundreds of bags of heroin and almost $5K in cash.  Police were acting on a tip and the Tom’s River Special Enforcement Team arrested Taylor at 4pm near a bathroom in the mall.  He was being held on $30,000 bail in the Ocean County Jail and another no bail arrest warrant for violating the terms of his previous sentence.

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Man assaults officer after being denied a haircut…

Clive Hinds, 22, from Maple Shade, NJ added 3 years to his already 25 year sentence after being denied a haircut.  Clive was awaiting a jury decision on a 2010 gang related double homicide when he requested a haircut in the county jail.  After being denied the haircut, he attacked a correction officer and a larger fight ensued leading more inmates to attack the officer.  While this was all occurring, the jury was deliberating on the 2010 murder charge and found Hinds guilty of murder.  He received a 25 year sentence for that charge.  Then, another 3 year sentence was added to his sentence for the assault on the police officer.

Do you think Hinds most likely new he was going to be spending the majority of his adult life behind bars and adding some more time wasn’t a big deal? Sound off in your comments below…

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Long Branch man arrested in Asbury Park for possession of a gun…

Asbury Park, NJ police were on their usual patrol in the Gardens Apartment Complex in Asbury Park, NJ.  They were investigating suspicious activity when Darien Anderson, 20, of Long Branch, fled the scene and attempted to get rid of a handgun in the process.

When police officers caught up to Anderson, he had attempted to discard the weapon in front of a building.  Police recovered the small loaded revolver shortly after apprehending Anderson.  Anderson was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, obstructing the law and trespassing.  He also had a child support warrant out of Monmouth County for $4,550 and a warrant for contempt from Ocean County in the amount of $10,000.

Anderson is being held on $255,000 bail with no 10 % option.  Leave your comments below

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School stabbing copycat’s averted in Waretown, NJ…

All the press and media given to all the school shootings and stabbings has kids all around the world attempting to be the next copycat.  In Waretown, NJ, two 12 year old girls were taken into custody after reports were made that the girls had a kitchen knife and kitchen scissors on the school bus.  When questioned, both girls admitted that they were mad at a student and intended to stab the student.  Both girls were released to the custody of their parents after being questioned.  It was not known if the student was a male or a female.

As it stands right now, the police have filed charges of possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and terroristic threats for each of the girls.

Now, we all have to think about whether or not we are doing a disservice to our children and society by continuing to give press and media to all these incidents.  Sometimes, that is what some of these children want… attention.  Do you agree?  Sound off in the comments…

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Teenager from Ocean County is facing animal cruelty charges for killing a squirrel…

A 16 year old teenage boy from Ocean County, NJ was arrested and charged with animal cruelty after he allegedly killed a squirrel intentionally while riding his skateboard.  The boy’s name has not been released by Forked River police due to his age.

It is not yet known if the boy was being detained and whether or not he was being charged as an adult.  Additionally, it is not known if bail was set.

Animal cruelty is punishable by law and should be applied to everyone… old, young, male and female.  Do you think this boy should receive a slap on the wrist or more serious punishment?  Sound off with your comments…

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Hoboken man bail set at $200,000…

Tyquan Chisolm, 24, of Hoboken, NJ was charged with stabbing a man in what is said to be a drug deal gone horribly wrong.  Police responded to a call in the late evening were a fight was reported.  When police officers arrived, they found Jesus Andrade, 23, of Weehawken, NJ bleeding from his side.  Andrade told police that he was stabbed by Chisolm.  Reports show that Chisolm is not a stranger to crime and arrests.  He has 17 prior arrests, including charges for disorderly persons offenses, aggravated assault and possession of drugs.  For the stabbing, Chisolm’s bail was set at $200,000 cash or bond.

Interestingly enough, Andrade (the stabbing victim) was charged with distribution of marijuana within a school zone.  Andrade, despite his injuries, was also charged and his bail was set at $30,000 cash or bond.

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