Police: Hoboken man hit with 13 charges after being recognized by cop


A Hoboken man was arrested on 13 different charges yesterday after a civilian informed police that he recognized him as the individual who previously burglarized his house, officials said. Marcus Hernandez

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Marcus Hernandez, 39, of Hoboken, was charged with eight counts of burglary, one count of criminal attempt burglary, six counts of theft, one count of fraudulent use of credit cards, once count of criminal mischief, once count of possession of hypodermic syringe and two counts of bail jumping, according to Lt. Brian Brereton.

Yesterday, at approximately 3:45 p.m., a Hoboken resident called police dispatch and reported he was following a male, who he believed was the individual who had burglarized his residence in the past, walking in the area of 2nd and Harrison Street, police said.

The male was later stopped by Officer Giovanni Cruzado at the rear of 210 Harrison Street. Det. Nicholas Burke was able to further confirm his identity at scene and placed Hernandez under lawful arrest. The search incident to arrest revealed Hernandez to be in possession of a hypodermic syringe, authorities said.

In total, Hernandez was processed on 13 warrants from 13 different incidents of criminal activity. Judge Michael Mongiello set his bail at a total of $141,000 for all his criminal acts. Unable to make bail, Marcus Hernandez was remanded to the Hudson County Correctional Facility.

The Hoboken Police Department added that is especially important to take preventive measures during the holiday season, including checking your windows and double locking your doors.

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