“We were just robbed at gunpoint” stated two robbery victims on January 24, 2016 at approximately 10:38pm.
The two Bayonne residents managed to flag down police officers Collier & Maradiaga on JFK boulevard & Boyd Avenue and immediately pointed towards the flight of direction of the two actors.
Police Officer Collier & Maradiaga began traveling west on Boyd Avenue where they ran into two suspects fitting the description inside a parked vehicle. During a foot pursuit, both officers arrested 24-year-old Alfredo Zelaya & 20-year-old Marcel Thompson, both were Jersey City residents.
Mr Zelaya was patted down for weapons & placed in handcuffs.
The second suspect, Marcel Thompson was found in a nearby apartment on Boyd Ave hiding in the closet. Thompson was immediately arrested. Three cell phones, one set of keys, and a black folding knife were some of the items recovered. Both suspects were issued warrants.
Mr. Zelaya was charged with Robbery, Poss. Weap. Unlaw. Purp./Imitation Firearms Resisting Arrest
Mr. Thompson was charged with Robbery and Resisting Arrest