Hackettstown in the News 2019

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Man turns himself in regarding September incident at Bea McNally's.

https://www.lehighvalleylive.com/warren-county/2019/01/aggravated-assault-suspect-turns-himself-in-to-hackettstown-police.html

Calico696 Calico696
January 23rd

It's great that they have him in custody. But how does picking up a butter knife from a table get one charged with fourth-degree possession of weapon for an unlawful purpose and third-degree unlawful possession of a weapon?

Reggie Voter Reggie Voter
January 23rd

Picking up the knife under normal circumstances doesn't... brandishing it at someone while in the midst of a physical altercation does.


“But how does picking up a butter knife from a table get one charged with fourth-degree possession of weapon for an unlawful purpose and third-degree unlawful possession of a weapon?”

Because anything can be used as a weapon. A shoelace, pencil, computer mouse, car keys or whatever. All are tools that can assist the user in causing harm, if that’s their *intent*.

Possession of a weapon though? Every single person is guilty of that charge every day, all day long so that’s kind of a ridiculous “kitchen-sink” charge imo.

justintime justintime
January 23rd

Drunk driver crash on Main St. last Friday.

https://www.lehighvalleylive.com/news/2019/01/dui-driver-overturns-crashes-into-porch-in-hackettstown-cops-say.html

Calico696 Calico696
January 28th

Wow the DUI's are contagious the last few days it appears.

A Hackettstown woman hits a utility pole drunk and caught a possessing marijuana charge too.

http://wrnjradio.com/news/2019/hackettstown-woman-charged-with-dwi-and-drug-possession-after-crashing-into-utility-pole-in-byram-twp/


It didn't take that long for WAWA to be in the news!!

https://www.njherald.com/20190129/2-employees-of-newly-opened-hackettstown-wawa-accused-of-stealing-over-1k


Is anyone else wondering why a 19 year old from Brooklyn, NY would be working at a Wawa in Hackettstown, NJ? The pay isn't that great for a commute like that. LOL

I would assume that he is living locally and did not change his address, which is also weird.

Calico696 Calico696
January 30th

He is/was a student at Centenary.


I bet his parents are thrilled...


Ah, didn't even think of that. Makes perfect sense now.

Calico696 Calico696
January 30th

http://www.wfmz.com/news/western-new-jersey/hackettstown-woman-arrested-for-heroin-distribution/996839031

OnTheEdge OnTheEdge
February 1st

Desai, an Indian? Man, has Hackettstown changed. You wouldn't even find an Indian in the 90s unless they were going to Centenary.


Sorry there, iJay, but Ushma Desai grew up in Hackettstown-went to school with my kids, and I am so very sad to hear this. She was a good kid. I hope she can get her life back on track.

summerrain1 summerrain1
February 2nd

Went to school with people from many different ethnicities in Hackettstown high school in the 90’s - IJay’s point is one that is sure to reinforce people like myself wanting to move out of here. Even more rural areas of the northeast possess much more progressive ideas of community and inclusion (I know that comment doesn’t speak for all).


Welcome to America iJay.


Hey Kepa. Don’t let the door hit you on the way out. I think Ijay was just making an observation. Your super sensitive pc victim hood seeking radar is a little off.

Electric Bear Electric Bear
February 3rd

Yes, just an observation. And yes hopefully she gets her life in order.


It’s a really false observation though, I grew up in town and I had many Indian classmates in the 90s...

Protest? Protest?
February 3rd

Re: Hackettstown in the News 2019

Not really. .07%. Anecdotes aren’t an argument.

Electric Bear Electric Bear
February 3rd

I believe American Indian in that chart is referring to Native Americans not people from India.


I sure as heck didn't see one on Main Street in the early 90s, didn't see illegal hispanics either...


Greg is correct. People from India would be included in the Asian percentage along with Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese etc.

Calico696 Calico696
February 3rd

Ssh Greg, let EB make the point that we are diverse...

I think it’s not too hard to prove H-town more diverse every year combined with a renewed Nationalism from our Whiter friends in the past 3 years pushing back against diversity.

We have always looked down on new groups; liking folks once we know them as individuals but gripping about them as a group. So Juan is good but Layinos on Main are mostly illegals.

As long as we remain polite, life goes on.

Strangerdanger Strangerdanger
February 3rd

Yes thank you for pointing that out. So we are probably talking about 1% at the most. Just because one makes an observation about demographics doesn’t mean we need to turn our ‘progressive nose up’ and hire a moving van and move to Oregon. But by all means. Please.

Electric Bear Electric Bear
February 3rd

One is not making an “observation about demographics” when they say man, has Hackettstown changed - that implies that they are regretting that the population is not 100% white as they imagined or remembered, especially when they follow it up with an unrelated comment about “illegal Hispanics”. To say, there is a lot of Indian people in one town or area would be an observation, but the tone of disapproval here makes it something else entirely to me, which I will always feel the need to address.


Sounds like you’re implying racism where there may not be any at. All. I’m sure being a victim feels good.

Electric Bear Electric Bear
February 3rd

OMG love how the liberals turn this into a racial issue...


The liberals? Huh? Did you miss iJay identifying and bringing her race into the conversation or...?

Protest? Protest?
February 3rd

Fact,
The white race is going to be a minority soon. The numbers are in. It's a done deal. This has more to do with family values than anything else.

dodgebaal dodgebaal
February 3rd

Liberals didn't "turn this into a racial issue", Mets. iJay did, when he brought in the race of the woman arrested, and commented that "Man, changed". Those who responded correctly pointed out to iJay that Hackettstown has been, and continues to be a diverse community. How is that "liberal"?

summerrain1 summerrain1
February 3rd

Ok...can we PLEASE keep this thread open for what’s going on in Hackettstown? Start a new one for people who want to hate on someone different then them.
I keep clicking back on this thread thinking something else happened in our town. Only to waste my time for hate filled stupidity.

LivingLifeLovingLife LivingLifeLovingLife
February 3rd

In 10k years or less the entire world will look the current people of Mongolia. Modern transport and intermixing does it. I saw it in just one generation in the Midwest. My point was 25 years ago and a reflection on today...


the new world order is here


what LivingLifeLovingLife said


Pathetic, all posts were related to Hackettstown in the news; just a minor diversion...


I don't see anything racist about iJays post. Just an observation. But the PC police have to make everything about race. I have a different experience. In Roxbury there were quite a few Indians that I went to school with. My neighbors were Indians as well. What's next if someone says there were no Mexicans living on Main St in the 1960's they're racist for mentioning it?


“Pathetic, all posts were related to Hackettstown in the news; just a minor diversion...”

Isn’t that the exact name of this thread?...Re: Hackettstown in the news 2019 appears right above the reply box. Or was it just sarcasm?

Guilty-Remnant Guilty-Remnant
February 4th

Let's not forget about the designer babies people! And the aliens!

Homosapien Homosapien
February 4th

A post by Stranger Danger. Removed in error:

Feel good story of the year:

http://wrnjradio.com/news/2019/centenary-university-hosts-tim-tebows-night-to-shine-an-unforgettable-prom-for-extraordinary-people/

https://www.timtebowfoundation.org/ministries/night-to-shine

Cool !!!

Moderator
February 12th

Will their be re-training involved :>)

strangerdanger strangerdanger
February 12th

What a wonderful event! Tebow is better suited for off field things IMO.

Calico696 Calico696
February 12th

A great athlete, and person!


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