Hoboken Police Make Multiple Arrests for Drug Possession, Disorderly Conduct, and Assault

Hoboken, NJ – In the span of four days, the Hoboken Police Department made multiple arrests for various offenses including drug possession, disorderly conduct, and assault.

On February 10th, Christopher Peselli of Jersey City was arrested on 106 Hudson St. for two open warrants, possession of heroin, tampering with evidence, and failure to make a lawful disposition to law enforcement. He was processed and transported to the Hudson County Correctional Facility.

The following day, Abdalrahm Aksu of Hasbrouck Heights was arrested for his role in a fight in the area of First and River Streets. Aksu was charged with aggravated assault and disorderly conduct while another individual, Patrick Januszewski of Staten Island, was charged with disorderly conduct.

Ryan Welch of Jersey City was arrested outside of Mulligan’s Pub at 59 First St. on February 12th for disorderly conduct and aggravated assault of a police officer. Welch was being escorted out of the bar for disorderly behavior and bit a security worker and a responding officer. He was later released with a court date in the coming weeks.

Also on February 12th, Hakeem Lawrence of Elizabeth was arrested in the area of Third and Jackson Streets and charged with aggravated assault of police officers, throwing bodily fluids, and refusal to be fingerprinted. Lawrence was throwing bread at a local business owner and when officers arrived, he threw a bottle at one of them. While being arrested and transported, Lawrence began to spit on the patrol car and another responding officer.

Finally, Anastasiia Bezverkha of Hoboken was arrested in the area of First and Newark Streets and charged with possession of cocaine. Bezverkha was arrested after a small fold of cocaine was found in her bag during a dispute with another female.

It is important to note that all individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The Hoboken Police Department will continue to enforce the law and maintain public safety in the community.