Police: Bayonne man arrested for damaging TV at off-track betting facility


A Bayonne man was arrested this week for allegedly damaging a TV and breaking bottles after throwing two stools at an off-track betting facility, police said.

Photo via Standardbred Press.
Photo via Standardbred Press.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

George Porch, 57, of Bayonne, was charged with criminal mischief and resisting arrest, according to Police Capt. Janine Foy.

Porch was arrested on Tuesday around 7:24 p.m. for allegedly throwing two bar stools inside of Winners, an off-track betting facility located at 400 Route 440 North, damaging a TV and causing bottles to break, officials said.

The man refused to be placed in handcuffs after the incident and the monetary value of the damages is currently unknown, authorities said.