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Linden, Carteret Men Charged with Home Invasion Robbery

By kcora on
Linden Carteret

Two men have been charged with a home-invasion robbery which occurred on July 6th at a residence on W. Linden Avenue in Linden authorities said in a press release.

Officers responded to the area of the residence on a report of a man carrying a long arm rifle and leaving in a 2001 Acura with three other occupants sometime around 1:54 a.m.

Patrol officers subsequently stopped the vehicle on the 600 block of Bergen Avenue, where a search was conducted. There officers recovered a Crossman BB rifle, a BB handgun, a .45 caliber Taurus handgun, and a .380 caliber Bryco Arms handgun authorities said.

The .45 caliber was loaded with illegal hollow-point ammunition, and the .380 caliber was also loaded with rounds.

Also seized was a digital scale and a small quantity of marijuana, according to police.

Jobany Pierre, 23, of Linden, Troy E. Evans, 18, of Carteret, and two Carteret teens - a 17-year-old male and a 16-year-old female, were all arrested and charged with weapon possession charges.

A follow up investigation by detectives, linked the suspects to a robbery that had taken place just prior to the call to police and the motor vehicle stop.

Both Pierre and Evans were additionally charged with conspiracy, robbery, burglary and receiving stolen property.

They were being held on $250,000 bail pending a court appearance.

In addition, Evans was found to have contempt warrants out of Rahway and Linden.

The two juveniles were originally transported to juvenile facilities in Union and Bergen counties, but since have been released after respective court appearances.