Bayonne Police Arrest Jersey City Man For Unlawful Possession of a Firearm & Marijuana

Bayonne assault and arrest

Bayonne Police Captain Eric Amato reports that 28-year old Dante N. Degregoda of Fulton Avenue in Jersey City was taken into custody at 8:33 p.m. on Tuesday in the area of Broadway and 52nd Street.  Police stopped the vehicle Degregoda was driving and detected a strong odor of marijuana.

A search of the vehicle led to the recovery of a large amount of the drug, a defaced .38 caliber revolver loaded with 5 rounds, plus a .40 caliber handgun with a magazine loaded with 8 rounds.

During the arrest, police learned that Degregoda was wanted on an outstanding warrant issued out of Elizabeth.

Degregoda is charged with 13 counts, ranging from marijuana possession and intent to distribute, to numerous counts of illegal firearms possession.