Thursday, March 14, 2013
Peter Greer, 38, charged with holdup of Belleville Bank on Nov. 6, 2012 and Feb. 23, 2013, officials say.
A New Brunswick man who allegedly robbed five area banks – including one Belleville bank two times and a Newark bank – has been arrested and charged in the incidents, law enforcement officials announced Thursday. Peter Greer, 38, is charged with robbing a Valley National Bank in Belleville on both Nov. 6, 2012 and Feb. 23, 2013, according to a Thurssday, March 14 published report on NorthJersey.com. Greer used the same procedure in all the robberies, officials said. He’d enter the bank, approach the teller, and then hand the teller a note claiming he had a gun and demanded money. In the Newark incident, Greer is charged with robbing a Newark Sovereign Bank in October 2012. Officials said surveillance footage of the suspect taken from the …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Township man allegedly held up Clifton bank early this month
Nutley police investigating a suspicious vehicle Jan. 10 arrested a township man suspected of a bank robbery in Clifton earlier this month. Patrolling officers spotted a car parked in front of a closed business on Washington Avenue around 1:38 am, Nutley police said. A check of the plate revealed it to be invalid, police said. Police then saw the car slowly drive away and stopped it, questioning the driver, identified as 48-year-old Wayne Winner, NorthJersey.com reported. Officers speaking to Winner noticed he resembled a suspect in the robbery of the Valley National Bank branch on Main Avenue in Clifton Jan. 4. After Winner was unable to produce a valid driver’s license, officers asked for permission to search the vehicle, which Winner …
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Homicide in West Orange, Newark weapon, drug arrest, Belleville church steeple braced.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Authorities are investigating a bank robbery Tuesday at the Valley National Bank on Bloomfield Avenue. Just before 1 p.m. Tuesday, the suspect entered the bank at 22 Bloomfield Ave. and passed a note to the teller reading "Have gun. Give me money," according to Deputy Chief Mark Minichini of the Belleville Police Department. The suspect made off with the contents of the teller's drawer and fled north on foot on Belmont Avenue. Exact proceeds have not been determined, Minichini said. The Essex County Prosecutor's Office is investigating the death of a West Orange woman on Oct. 31. Lelia Whatley, 22, was found unresponsive at her Washington Street residence early last Wednesday and was pronounced dead at the scene, said Katherine Carter, …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Valley National Bank in Belleville robbed twice in almost two years
Authorities are investigating a bank robbery Tuesday at the Valley National Bank on Bloomfield Avenue. Just before 1 p.m. Tuesday, the suspect entered the bank at 22 Bloomfield Ave. and passed a note to the teller reading "Have gun. Give me money," according to Deputy Chief Mark Minichini of the Belleville Police Department. The suspect made off with the contents of the teller's drawer and fled north on foot on Belmont Avenue. Exact proceeds have not been determined, Minichini said. It is unclear how many people were inside the bank at the time of the robbery, but no one was injured, said Minichini. He described the suspect as Hispanic, wearing a black knit cap with a gray hooded sweatshirt and black pants. No arrests have been made. The …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Michael Hasuga, of Bloomfield, accused of robbing Rutherford bank just weeks after getting out of jail. Robber reportedly struck in Teaneck, Fort Lee, Hasbrouck Heights, Lyndhurst, Rutherford and Clifton.
Will the real Slim Shady please stand up? A Bloomfield man, formerly known as the "Eminem" bank robber, was arrested for robbing a bank just three weeks after getting out of jail for a spate of bank robberies 10 years ago. Michael Hasuga, 54, is accused of robbing $710 from a Wells Fargo Bank in Rutherford on Oct. 9, a bank he had hit in 2003, when it was a First Union Bank, according to NorthJersey.com. Hasuga, who made national headlines years ago as the elusive "Eminem" bank robber because of his baggy clothing and apparent resemblance to the rapper, had just served a nine-year sentence for a series of bank robberies. Earlier this month, Hasuga was back at it again, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, sunglasses and clear surgical gloves…