Multiple Arrests Made in Secaucus: A Weekly Recap (September 4th-9th, 2023)

Secaucus Police Blotter
Secaucus Police Department Weekly Blotter

Secaucus Police Department Weekly Report: Multiple Arrests Made Between September 4th and 9th, 2023

SECAUCUS, NJ – The Secaucus Police Department has reported a series of arrests made during the week of September 4th to 9th, 2023.

On September 4th, officers were dispatched to the Royal Motel at 650 Route 3 West following an assault report. The suspect fled the scene, leading to a foot chase. The police apprehended Gregory Capers, 23, of Paterson, NJ, near 41 Valley Court. Charges against Capers include Engaging in Prostitution, Obstructing the Administration of Law, Resisting Arrest by Force and Flight, and Simple Assault. Additionally, Megan Holler, 33, of West Orange, NJ, was arrested at the Royal Motel on charges of Promoting and Engaging in Prostitution.

Later that day, a hit-and-run incident on Route 3 West led to the arrest of Ruben Gamero-Alberto, 28, of Kearny, NJ, near Meadowlands Parkway and Broadcast Plaza. Gamero-Alberto was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and had two outstanding no-bail warrants from Union City, NJ.

On September 6th, officers visited Allegro Sanitation at 278 Secaucus Road to serve an outstanding warrant. Chris Ortiz, 31, of Bayonne, NJ, was arrested and transported to the Bayonne Police Department. That evening, a pedestrian stop at Paterson Plank Road and Plaza Centre Road resulted in the arrest of Daniel Tripp, 52, of Secaucus, NJ, for Possession of CDS believed to be Suboxone and Failing to Cross within the Crosswalk.

The following day, Bryan Capellan-Valdez, 23, of Paterson, NJ, was arrested near Route 3 West and Meadowlands Parkway for an outstanding warrant from Augusta, NJ. Later, Miguel Vintimilla-Pinos, 38, of Jersey City, NJ, was taken into custody at the Secaucus Police Headquarters for a warrant from North Bergen, NJ.

On September 9th, a shoplifting incident at Walmart, 400 Park Plaza Drive, led to the arrest of Charles Ward, 47, of Yonkers, NY. Ward had an outstanding NCIC warrant from Yonkers, NY, another from Mahwah, NJ, and was charged with Being a Fugitive from Justice.

All individuals were processed according to the law, with some released on summonses and others transferred to respective police departments or the Hudson County Jail.

For more details on these incidents, please contact the Secaucus Police Department at (201) 330.2045.