Hoboken police and fire blotter: 2/3/2011
Hoboken crime and fire action: February 3, 2011
An ongoing list of various noteworthy incidents, crimes and fire-calls throughout the day for Thursday, February 3, 2011. This post may be updated and “bumped” periodically.
- 6:15pm: Pedestrian nearly struck – by stolen car
In the area near the SkyClub downtown – a pedestrian was almost struck by a green 1996 Mazda truck bearing Florida license plates. HPD reported that the vehicle came back stolen from New York City.
- 2:55pm: Woman Down
A female slipped, fell and became injured outside of 211 12th Street. Icy conditions reported by HPD, and they requested DPW to remedy the situation. I’d reckon a summons is in order?
- 2:45pm: Car accident
420 Washington Street. Two cars collide and damage each other.
- 2:30pm: More Road Blocks
Another tractor stuck in Hoboken – this time near 4th and Washington. An ongoing issue in town – but our city focuses more on bicycles!
- All day: Misc. Winter Headaches
A day or two ago, a city vehicle trashed the fence over at the Elysian Park dog run. Most regular park-dwellers think it will remain this way for quite a while. Also – did the city get the memo today? It’s way below freezing – and the public pathways at this park were solid sheets of ice. One lady slipped and fell – but kept on going. Lawsuit waiting to happen!
- 11:30am: Stolen van spotted
A Hoboken resident had reported his van stolen yesterday – and spotted it today near 13th and Adams. HPD was notified – and the suspects were apparently caught over the bridge by Weehawken PD.
- 2:00am: More trucks clogging Hoboken side streets
In the early, AM – yet another tractor trailer got stuck on Hoboken’s narrow streets – this time at 4th and Park. Hoboken411 reader James sent in this photo – and had a logical explanation – because truck drivers use GPS units that tell them to turn onto Park from Observer – without realizing it’s not a straight thoroughfare. Therefore – it makes 100% sense to install two large signs there that say the following: “NO TRUCKS – YOU WILL GET STUCK!” (or something to that effect.) We’ll see if the administration is up to this ever-so challenging task.
More updates to come…