Police: Jersey City man arrested for street fight with shots fired in Bayonne

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A Jersey City man was arrested in New Brunswick this morning for his role in a street fight where gunshots were fired in Bayonne back in October, police said. 

Guido Nunez. Photo courtesy of the Bayonne Police Department.
Guido Nunez. Photo courtesy of the Bayonne Police Department.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Guido Nunez, 26, of Jersey City, was charged with criminal attempted murder, aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon (handgun), possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, possession of a controlled dangerous substance with an intent to distribute (cocaine), possession of CDS with intent to distribute and rioting, according to Police Capt. Joseph Scerbo.

This morning at approximately 06:40 a.m., Bayonne Police Detectives with the
assistance of the United States Marshall’s Fugitive Task Force and the Hudson County
Prosecutor’s Office Gang Task Force arrested Nunez, officials said.

During his arrest, Nunez was found to be in possession of heroin, marijuana, a drug scale and other paraphernalia, authorities said.

The warrants and charges stem from an incident that occurred on October 17, 2017 during
which the Bayonne Police Department received a call about a large street fight where gunshots were fired at the Dennis P. Collins Park basketball court, located at the intersection of 1st Street and Islandview Court, polie said.

The investigation into the incident also led to the arrest of the following individuals on riot charges::

Jeremia Mauricio, 31, of Jersey City

Christopher Nunez, 24, of Bayonne

Adanis Espejo, 33, of Bayonne

Jesus Baret, 28, of Bayonne

Israel Alcaide, 20, of Bayonne

Victor Molina, 28, of Jersey City

Eddy Frias-Mercedes, 26, of Bayonne

Isaac Fermin, 19, of Bayonne