Hoboken Police & Fire Blotter: 9/3/2011

Hoboken crime and fire action: September 3, 2011

An ongoing list of various noteworthy incidents, crimes and fire-calls throughout the day for Saturday, September 3, 2011. This post may be updated and “bumped” periodically.

Crimes, Incidents, Fire Calls & Vehicular mishaps

  • 3:20am (9/4/2011): Hit & Run
    Not unusual for a weekend night (or any day for that matter), but a hit & run car accident was reported near 15th & Park. No injuries at this time. A red-colored sedan was supposedly the offending vehicle that left the scene. Sheesh, remember – driving is a privilege, not a right.
  • 2:08am (9/4/2011): Smashed car windows
    A witness called HPD to say he saw a white male smashing car windows near 9th & Sinatra Drive. He said the alleged actor was vandalizing these cars by punching the windows with a t-shirt wrapped around his fist. What a fuggin loser! Maybe if the sentence for these crimes was a punch to the teeth, people would think twice about damaging the property of others.
    2:30am Update: Are any of these NJ license plates yours? Three cars were damaged: D74-AWT (Audi), YXC-99M (Nissan SUV), and E95-AXL (Mercury SUV).
  • 2:05am (9/4/2011): Robbery at Black Bear
    An alleged victim of a street robbery walked into Hoboken Police Headquarters to say he was robbed at knife point by six black males near Black Bear Bar. He said $30 was stolen, and it happened around 1:35am. The supposed actors of this crime are long gone. The risk/reward here is $30 vs. Jail. Criminals be stupid.
  • 12:55am (9/4/2011): Bar violation whirlwind
    One Hoboken Police Officer noticed that Lola’s Tapas Bar on 14th Street was bending almost all city rules tonight. Here’s a rundown of what went wrong: Outdoor cafe open past 11pm, smoking cigarettes inside the establishment, no employee had a valid bar card (including the owner), and civilians were serving alcohol! They got a huge pile of summonses. Whoa Nelly, I always wonder how that place stays afloat! These stiff fines can’t be good – probably wiped their profit out from tonight!
  • 12:35am (9/4/2011): Tree butchers
    HPD was notifed that “three black males and two black females were ripping trees out of the ground near Pier A Park” downtown. First, I’ll say “thanks for not assaulting another human” – but what do you guys have against trees? They’re not responsible for anything that’s gone wrong in your lives!”
  • 11:30pm: Down at the Salon
    Here’s one you don’t hear too often in Hoboken: “Man down at Supercuts at 5th & Washington.” Booze, OK I understand par for the course – scissors, NOT OK!
    (It was actually just a homeless guy on the street, but imagine a salon brawl for real? They got some serious weapons in there!)

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  • 2:40am: Off-Duty cop assaulted
    Hoboken Police received calls that an off-duty police officer was assaulted by four individuals near 2nd & River Streets. Four black males plus one female in a red dress were reportedly involved. They were last seen possibly walking west on 2nd Street.
    2:45am Update: Possibly an attempted car-jacking (individuals reportedly entering the vehicle and attempted to drive off with it…)
    3:00am Update: Turned out to be no big deal, just pushing & shoving, no charges filed. Why do off-duty cops put themselves in those situations?
  • 2:35am: Light Rail Robbery
    Reports of a man who was robbed near the 2nd Street Light Rail station in the SW part of Hoboken.
  • 2:05am: Assaulted
    A man phoned Hoboken Police to say he was assaulted near 10th & Willow bar. Was it something he said?
  • 1:45am: Street Fight
    Reports of a standard run-of-the-mill street fight on Washington Street between 1st & 2nd. There has to be a way to reduce anger in the world – it’s not good for the soul!
  • 1:35am: Drunk Driver on the loose!
    Hoboken Police received a call that a drunk female entered a red Mistubishi Eclipse and drove away in the area of 2nd & Washington. If you’re hell bent on getting inebriated, either do it in walking distance of your home, or have a place to crash (not while driving your car, of course!)
  • 12:45am: Grill Fire
    HFD was dispatched to 233 Madison Street for a “grill on fire” on the balcony of a 3rd floor apartment. Not for nothing, but don’t charcoal grills need to be lit on fire in order to cook your food?
  • 12:30am: Courtyard Fight
    Reports of a large fight in the courtyard at 300 Marshall Drive. Multiple HPD units being called on scene. One male on a bicycle under arrest so far.
  • 12:15am: Female Assaulted
    HPD got a call that a homeless female was in the process of being assaulted by a homeless male near the ShopRite and the 9th Street Light Rail station on the west side of town. She suffered a “head injury” and required ambulatory care.
  • 12:10am: Bouncer Assaulted
    Reports that a bouncer over at the Wicked Wolf Tavern on the waterfront was assaulted by a drunk patron. Boy, that would suck if the bouncers needed a security team.

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3 Comments on "Hoboken Police & Fire Blotter: 9/3/2011"

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bigman23
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bigman23

Yes, one of those smashed up cars was mine. Can you remove the license plate number for the Nissan SUV? Thanks. It was a nice present to wake up to on Sunday morning. Got some real winners in this town.

wiskeytango1
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wiskeytango1

23 sorry didn’t know it was a yo yo smashing windows. Chief is correct saying the town is under staffed in regard to police..[quote comment=”210400″]Yes, one of those smashed up cars was mine. Can you remove the license plate number for the Nissan SUV? Thanks. It was a nice present to wake up to on Sunday morning. Got some real winners in this town.[/quote]

wiskeytango1
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wiskeytango1

23 was a time someone left a note on your windshield. [quote comment=”210400″]Yes, one of those smashed up cars was mine. Can you remove the license plate number for the Nissan SUV? Thanks. It was a nice present to wake up to on Sunday morning. Got some real winners in this town.[/quote]

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