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Old 02-27-2014, 07:47 PM   #1
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Default NJ Police bust an international car theft/car jack ring

http://www.northjersey.com/news/crim....html?page=all

Dozens charged in multimillion-dollar N.Y.-N.J.-area car theft ring [video]

The promise of quick bundles of cash in return for stolen luxury cars and sport utility vehicles motivated a violent car ring in New York and New Jersey, which was smashed by law enforcement agencies Thursday morning. The police have charged 32 people, 26 of whom have been arrested — including three this morning — in connection with a car jacking and trafficking ring that sold stolen luxury automobiles to individuals in West Africa. Six people remain at large. Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced the arrests at a news conference at the State Police barracks in Totowa. “This ring targeted high-end vehicles, high-value vehicles, particularly luxury SUVs were in the most demand,” Hoffman said. The intense demand for these stolen cars and the high payouts for street-level thieves has led to such violent acts as a woman being pistol whipped as she handed over her car in Newark, and the murder of Dustin Friedland in the Short Hills Mall parking lot in December. This ring has not been connected to Friedland’s murder and the theft of his Range Rover. “The murder of Mr. Friedland shows how far these carjackers will go,” Hoffman said. In all, 163 cars have been recovered, and 140 of the cars were found in containers on docks in Newark, Elizabeth and Staten Island, Hoffman said. At least five were located in garages and other locations where the thieves placed them to "cool off" so members of the ring could determine whether they contained tracking devices. The value of the stolen vehicles was in excess of $8 million. Also recovered during the arrests was a loaded .22-caliber gun and $22,000 in cash. Most of the men arrested and charged were from Essex County, in particular Newark. Others lived in Ocean and Union counties. The ring stole cars throughout New Jersey, including in Bergen County, Hoffman said. Overseas, the luxury cars fetched prices well above the market price if they were new in the United States. Some cars sold for more than $100,000. Individual thieves were promised $4,000 to $8,000 to steal the luxury cars. The seven leaders face carjacking and money laundering charges. Each crime carries a minimum 10-year sentence. The sentences for money laundering charges must run consecutively to any other sentences. Hoffman swore that prosecutors will seek stern penalties for all the responsible parties. “They will get what they deserve,” he said. - See more at: http://www.northjersey.com/news/crim....pzXVivN1.dpuf
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Old 02-27-2014, 07:58 PM   #2
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Here's a photo of the criminals:



Here are their names and what they did.

RINGLEADERS:

Leon Nii-Moi, 35, of Roselle;
Kyle Champagnie, 27, of Irvington;
Saladine Grant, 39, of Irvington;
James Hemphill, 41, of Belleville;
Omar Smith, 39, of Newark;
Demarco Sparks, 40, of Newark; and
Deandre Stevenson, 41, of Newark.

SHIPPERS:

Standford Oduro, 61, of Bloomfield
Kojo Marfo, 47, of Newark (fugitive);
Ahmad Nasidi, 33, of Newark.

HIGH-LEVEL FENCES:

Terrell Savage, 44, of Newark;
Ibn Traynham, 37, of Newark;
Daniel Hunt, 36, of East Orange; and
Steve McGraw, 34, of Newark.

STREET-LEVEL FENCES:

Abdur Abdullah, 32, Tuckerton;
Kyle Botts, 33, of Newark; and
Two fugitives still being sought.


CARJACKERS, CAR THIEVES, WHEELMEN:

Malik Baker, 20, of Vauxhall;
Nathaniel Barnes, 31, of Irvington;
Kevin Burton, 34, of Newark;
Abdul Dailey III, 33, of Montclair;
Johnnie Davila, 26, of Newark;
Terrell Waller, 25, of Newark; and

OTHERS:

Yves Augustin, 24, of Rahway;
Kurtis Bossie, 22, of Newark;
The name of a third man, a fugitive, was being withheld.

Thank you NJ police and your thorough investigation to remove this garbage of the streets These are the real heroes of America and not some gay athletes to whom this term is uselessly used.



The participating agencies:

New Jersey State Police
New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice:
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Police Department
ICE Homeland Security Investigations in Newark (Border Enforcement Security Task Force)
Union County Prosecutor’s Office
Essex County Prosecutor’s Office
Massachusetts State Police
Delaware State Police
Connecticut State Police
Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office
Manalapan Police Department
Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office
U.S. Customs & Border Protection
Bayonne Police Department
Hudson County Sheriff’s Office
U.S. Marshals Service

“Valuable assistance also was provided by the National Insurance Crime Bureau,” Hoffman added.

According to Hoffman:

The investigation was conducted for the New Jersey State Police by members of the Auto Unit and other members of the Special Investigations Section, including Detective Sgt. Aaron Auclair, Detective Sgt. Jeovanny Rodriguez, Detective Sgt. 1st Class Enrique Bryan, Detective Cory Rodriguez and Trooper Nicholas Rubino.

The lead case prosecutors in the DCJ’s Specialized Crimes Bureau are Deputy Attorney General Anthony Torntore and Deputy Attorney General Debra Conrad, Senior Counsel in the Specialized Crimes Bureau, under the supervision of Bureau Chief Jill Mayer, Deputy Division Director Christopher Romanyshyn and Division Director Elie Honig.

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Old 02-27-2014, 08:12 PM   #3
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So somebody snitched?
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Old 02-27-2014, 08:26 PM   #4
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Where al sharpton at doe
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Old 02-27-2014, 08:39 PM   #5
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Where al sharpton at doe
Right about now he's having a wet dream about Tawana Brawley.
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Old 02-27-2014, 08:53 PM   #6
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Proof of why it's fine to stereotype and pull over for 'driving while black'.

Is joke.
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Old 02-27-2014, 09:32 PM   #7
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Proof of why it's fine to stereotype and pull over for 'driving while black'.

Is joke.
Here in NYC the police had an effective program called stop and frisk. This was recently ended by the new mayor because most of the people getting arrested were black
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Old 02-27-2014, 09:42 PM   #8
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Here in NYC the police had an effective program called stop and frisk. This was recently ended by the new mayor because most of the people getting arrested were black

A. They did not end the program. They plan on stopping its "overuse."
B. When only 11% of the people stopped were white, is it surprising whites were not most of the people being arrested.
C. Close to 90% of those stopped were not arrested at all.
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Old 02-27-2014, 09:51 PM   #9
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Proof of why it's fine to stereotype and pull over for 'driving while black'.

Is joke.



Since we all know why this thread was made... who do you think is more destructive/costly to society... The gentlemen above who stole some cars or this wholesome fraternal organization?



Funny thing is, there was a sweep in NYC just a week or two ago of Gambino and Lucchese crime family members in connection with an international drug importation ring (they hid cocaine in frozen fish, canned goods, and other methods) that was controlled by the infamous N'Drangheta from Calabria, Italy.

Why no mention of this by the OP?
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Old 02-27-2014, 10:32 PM   #10
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real shocker there
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Old 02-27-2014, 10:36 PM   #11
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$8000 for stealing a car that will be sold for $100000, exactly like the GTA games
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Old 02-27-2014, 10:41 PM   #12
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international criminals, good for them I guess. being local is lame
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Old 02-27-2014, 10:43 PM   #13
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Since we all know why this thread was made... who do you think is more destructive/costly to society... The gentlemen above who stole some cars or this wholesome fraternal organization?



Funny thing is, there was a sweep in NYC just a week or two ago of Gambino and Lucchese crime family members in connection with an international drug importation ring (they hid cocaine in frozen fish, canned goods, and other methods) that was controlled by the infamous N'Drangheta from Calabria, Italy.

Why no mention of this by the OP?

We know why
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Old 02-28-2014, 12:28 AM   #14
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So somebody snitched?
it all started with this.

Lawyer killed in mall carjacking was protecting wife

eh, nm article mentions the two cases are not connected.
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Old 02-28-2014, 09:45 AM   #15
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Since we all know why this thread was made... who do you think is more destructive/costly to society... The gentlemen above who stole some cars or this wholesome fraternal organization?



Funny thing is, there was a sweep in NYC just a week or two ago of Gambino and Lucchese crime family members in connection with an international drug importation ring (they hid cocaine in frozen fish, canned goods, and other methods) that was controlled by the infamous N'Drangheta from Calabria, Italy.

Why no mention of this by the OP?
You are absolutely correct. The mafia, whether it be Russian, Italian, or Chinese is much more devastating to America in terms of size, strength, and resources law enforcement has to use in order to get them.

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Tell me then,,,, why was this thread created?
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