Hoboken Police and Fire Blotter: 5/9/2011

Hoboken crime and fire action: May 9, 2011

Various noteworthy incidents, crimes and fire-calls for Monday, May 9, 2011. This post may be updated and “bumped” periodically.

  • 1:25am (5/10/2011): Attempted Bike Theft
    Reports of a man trying to break the chain on a bike locked up in the area of 6th & Madison Streets.

  • 1:10am (5/10/2011): Another Brush Fire!
    Hoboken Fire department is en route to yet another brush fire near the Skyline condo building – this time on the Newark Street side! Something sounds fishy! (Either that, or it’s time to water the damn bushes?)
  • 11:40pm: Brush Fire
    Hoboken Fire department working on a confirmed “mini brush fire” outside 551 Observer Highway (near the Skyline Condo Building). Maybe Tony Soares was so angry he burst into flames?
    11:48pm: Was a fire in the bush – suspected to have been started by someone tossing a cig butt out the window at the traffic light. They knocked it down in seconds.

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  • 8:15pm: Boat adrift
    The NJ State Police contacted HPD – indicating that they were told a boat was adrift somewhere along the Weehawken / Hoboken border. HPD investigating.
  • 8:15pm: Fire investigation
    “Odors of smoke at 65 Jefferson Street, Apartment 3 – coming from the bedroom.” HFD en route investigating.

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More updates to come…

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