Bayonne man arrested after police stave off large street fight, gave fake name to cops


A Bayonne man was arrested after police staved off a large street fight, giving a fake name to cops and also initially refusing to be handcuffed, authorities said.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Darlin A. Sanchez-Vasquez, 18, of Bayonne, was charged with resisting arrest and hindering apprehension, according to Police Capt. Eric Amato.

Sanchez-Vasquez was taken into custody at approximately 3:32 p.m. yesterday from the area of 25th Street and Broadway. Officers responded to the area of 25th Street to investigate the possibility of a fight about to occur.

While on scene, they observed two groups preparing to engage in a large fight. The officers confronted the group and prevented the fight. However, during the investigation, Darlin provided a false name to the officers and was charged with hindering apprehension.

While being placed under arrest, he resisted arrest by refusing to be handcuffed. He was ultimately placed into handcuffs without incident and processed, police said.

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