By John Heinis/Hudson County View
Sammy Navarro, 36, of Jersey City, was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (PCP), aggravated assault on a police officer, resisting arrest and three counts of bail jumping, according to Police Det. Sgt. Edgardo Cruz.
Last night in the area of 540 Marshall Dr. around 11:24 p.m., two Hoboken police officers observed a man near a bicycle rack, surveying the scene before noting the cops and walking away, officials said.
At a second location, the man was spotted peering into a car window and looking at bicycles on a separate rack. After authorities spoke with Navarro, they determined he had several outstanding warrants.
As he was being placed under arrest, Navarro resisted and hit a third officer, a Hoboken sergeant, in the face. He was eventually subdued and handcuffed before police discovered he was in possession of PCP, police said.