Police: Reporting false carjacking, baseball bat, gets Bayonne couple arrested

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A Bayonne woman was arrested last week for falsely reporting that her car was stolen, while a city man on the scene was arrested for attempting to use a baseball bat on the alleged carjacker, police said. Bayonne police

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Nicole Nawrocki, 35, of Bayonne, was charged with making false reports to law enforcement, while Thomas Grossi, 46, also of Bayonne, was arrested for aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes and unlawful possession of a weapon, according to Police Capt. Janine Foy.

On Thursday May 12th, around 2:05 p.m., police responded to a call regarding a possible carjacking. After an investigation, officers determined that no such crime occurred, authorities said.

The officers also determined that there was some previous dispute that lead to an altercation near the intersection of 48th Street and John F. Kennedy Boulevard, prompting them to arrest Nawrocki for making a false police report, officials said.

Additionally, Grossi was taken into custody for attempting to assault the alleged carjacker from the earlier dispute with a baseball bat, police said.