Hudson County Sheriff’s Office Arrests 32 Accused Criminals in December Sweep

HUDSON COUNTY, N.J. — The Hudson County Sheriff’s Office conducted a massive operation to take criminals off the streets, the December Sweep, the fourth sweep of 2019 by the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office under the leadership of Sheriff Frank X. Schillari, resulted in the arrests of 32 accused criminals.

“I would like to thank and congratulate our brave officers for removing these alleged dangerous criminals off our streets,” said Sheriff Frank Schillari. “The Hudson County Sheriff’s Office remains committed to making the streets and parks in Hudson County safer for all of our residents. The work performed by my office during 2019 highlights this commitment.”

Below is a list of the alleged criminals and the crimes for which they have been charged:

Fugitive From Justice:

Kayvon Brown, 27 years old of Jersey City, Endangering of Child and Abduction out of Ohio

Terrance Bobbitt, 52 years old of Jersey City, Failure to Register as a Sex-Offender out of Pennsylvania

Theft Charges:

Jennifer Carangelo, 38 years old of Bayonne

Efraim Diaz, 28 years old of Jersey City

Joshua Roman, 31 years old of Newark

Vanessa Espinoza, 30 years old of Clifton

Jason Alvarez, 38 years old of Jersey City

Tiarah Wheeler, 34 years old of Newark

Aggravated Assault:

John Azer, 26 years old of Bayonne

Robert Cortez, 28 years old of Jersey City

Simple Assault & Robbery Charges:

Michael McCollum, 42 years old of Jersey City

Aggravated Sexual Assault:

Sylvester Nelson, 26 years old of Bronx, NY


Siedah Smith, 34 years old of Jersey City

Failure to Register as Sex Offender:

Mildred Colon, 49 years old of Newark

Robbery / Poss of Firearm / Poss of Handgun / Fraud use of credit cards:

David Jones, 19 years old of Jersey City

Possession of a weapon and Receiving stolen property:

Imani Jones, 40 years old of Bronx, NY


George Waddleton, 49 years old of Jersey City

Timothy Neal, 38 years old of Jersey City

Jalisa Jackson, 29 years old of North Bergen

Lester Williams, 53 years old of Jersey City *also open Possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

Possession of CDS:

Marvin Jones, 54 years old of Brooklyn, NY

Resisting Arrest:

Matthew Anthony Rodriguez, 34 years old of Hoboken

Possession of False Documents:

Darius McGeachy, 22 years old of Irvington


Shareff Lovander, 36 years old of Far Rockaway, NY


John Cando, 43 years old of Jersey City

Endangering the Welfare of Child:

Yaromi Hernandez, 38 years old of Newark

Rahman Simmons, 38 years old of Bronx, NY

Gil Guerra-Cruz, 32 years old of Bayonne

Eluding Police in Vehicle / Resisting Arrest:

Sean Wimbush, 26 years old of Jersey City

Terroristic Threats:

Davion Morris, 25 years old of East Orange

Darryl Jacobs, 47 years old of Jersey City *Threats to Fulop and Jew Community


The above charges are merely accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.


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