Police activity on Garden St.

9/18/2009 Update:

“Large cache of weapons”

In America – our constitution says we have the “Right to Bear Arms.” In this instance – local and federal authorities go nuts over it. This guy apparently had several dozen guns. Was he just a proud gun collector? Or someone about to go nuts and shoot up the neighborhood?

Video from Eyewitness News:

See original update after the jump…

9/18/2009:

FYI – there is an incident involving the Hoboken “Bomb Squad” and possible gun shots on Garden Street between 6th and 8th streets.the city of Hoboken released this note:

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Police Search, weapons, etc.

At approximately 11:15 A.M. this morning the Hoboken Police Department received notification that an individual brandishing a weapon had been sited on Garden Street between 6th Street & 7th Street. Police were dispatched to the area and apprehended the individual without any incident. At that time, police officers on the scene were made aware that the individual in question may have had other weapons in his place of residence located on Garden Street between 6th Street & 7th Street.

According to Public Safety Director Angel Alicea and Police Captain James Fitzsimmons, a preliminary search of the apprehended individual’s residence is being conducted. To ensure public safety and provide access to emergency vehicles and personnel participating in the search, Garden Street between 6th Street & 8th Street has been closed until the completion of the operation.

Local schools have been notified of the incident and all precautions have been initiated to ensure the safety of all students and staff.

Updates regarding this incident and the closure of Garden Street between 6th Street & 8th Street will be provided as soon as new information is available.

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honcho
honcho
Sunday, September 20, 2009 10:19 pm

Apparently all the guns were licensed.

Good chance case of false arrest!

Ha! Ha!

At least Dunkin D close by for boys in blue!

Chop!Chop!

blahblahblah
blahblahblah
Friday, September 18, 2009 11:08 pm

Rumor is he was a zimmer supporter upset over her lack of competence on getting her petitions in on time…

hobposer
hobposer
Reply to  blahblahblah
Friday, September 18, 2009 11:46 pm

hahahaha

In response to blahblahblah who said:

Rumor is he was a zimmer supporter upset over her lack of competence on getting her petitions in on time…

homeworld
homeworld
Friday, September 18, 2009 10:36 pm

Remember when the NYU/Stevens student threw away their heat pump in a trash can at Stevens Park and the ATF had to come with the bomb robot?

fupa
fupa
Friday, September 18, 2009 8:54 pm

so the senior had dogs too? are they ok? i know sometimes in raids pets get killed out of “self-defense”. then the police realize they raided the wrong house. http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/08/08/national/main4331948.shtml

hoboken52grip
hoboken52grip
Friday, September 18, 2009 7:01 pm

watch he’ll be charged with having a firearm in a public place.. much ado about very little…

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