A 24-year-old Muslim woman from Secaucus told police that two men intimidated and harassed her by shouting derogatory religious remarks, telling her to “go to hell,” “go back to your country” and “eat pork,” police said.
By John Heinis/Hudson County View
Carey Guillaume, 58, and Anthony Rosso, 64, both from Secaucus, were charged with bias intimidation and harassment on Thursday afternoon, according to Police Det. Sgt. Michael Torres.
On December 10 at 3:31p.m., in the area of 146 Front St., police responded on a report of verbal harassment where the 24-year-old female stated that two males were shouting religious derogatory statements at her as she was walking, authorities said.
The women said she felt their purpose was to intimidate her over her religion based on some of their remarks, including “go to hell,” “go back to your country” and “eat pork,” Torres told Hudson County View over the phone.
As a result, the woman signed complaints charging Guillaume and Rosso with bias Intimidation and harassment. Probable cause was found and both men were later arrested, processed, and served, officials said.
The two men both posted their $2,500 bail with a 10 percent option after being processed, authorities said.