Pot, bullets and stolen beer
Hoboken Police Blotter report 8/11/2010
Nardine’s broken into – beer stolen
On Tuesday, August 10th at approximately 4pm Hoboken Policemen were dispatched to 611 First Street (Nardine’s Restaurant owned by Esmat Zaklama) for reports of a “Cold B&E” (breaking and entering).
When they arrived, they met with Mr. Zaklama who said that he noticed the door on the First Street side of the establishment was pushed open – at which time he telephoned Hoboken Police.
Officers did a sweep of the building for potential actors but came up empty.
The victim said that he noticed two twelve packs of Heineken and Corona beer had been taken, along with one open bottle of beer. Police advised him not to touch the bottle in case latent fingerprints could be retrieved. Mr. Zaklama said that the last time he was at the restaurant was August 5th, the report said.
The case is currently with the Hoboken Police Detective Bureau.
Three weed dealing arrests and a bullet
On Monday, August 9th at approximately 9:15pm, while on a routine patrol, Hoboken Police officers and Detectives from the Anti-Vice squad observed three males approach the dark alley in the rear of 315 11th Street.
As officers approached the three men, they attempted to scurry away, but were intercepted by the detectives. One officer noticed a man discard a clear plastic bag suspected to contain Marijuana.
Police also discovered one male had 13 bags of marijuana, suspected to be for the intent to distribute. Another male was also in possession of an armor-piercing bullet in his pocket.
The three men were arrested and charged as follows:
- Orlando Martinez, 28 – Possession of Marijuana (under 50 grams) with the intent to distribute, within 500 feet of a park and 1000 feet of a school and narcotic paraphernalia;
- Robert Foster, 29 – Possession Marijuana (under 50 grams) and narcotic paraphernalia and;
- Brant Mellado, 28 – Possession of a body armor penetrating bullet.
Another day in the neighborhood in Hoboken!