North Bergen man found guilty of 2015 Hoboken assault

first_img× JERSEY CITY – On Thursday May 25, North Bergen resident Fundador Bonet, 36, was convicted by a Hudson County jury of aggravated assault after a four-day trial, according to a press release from the Hudson County Prosecutors office.The press release states that on Oct. 8, 2015 Bonet sent text messages to one of the victims, Joel Lopez, ostensibly arranging a time and place for Lopez to pick up his six- year-old child. In actuality, those texts were sent to lure Lopez to a dead-end street in Hoboken where Bonet and several others jumped and assaulted Lopez and his cousin Jesus Vazquez.Lopez sustained a gash to the top of his head, a black eye, a knot on his forehead, facial swelling, and bruising over his neck and arms.The jury deliberated several hours before returning their decision of guilty on the aggravated assault count. Bonet was acquitted on two weapons counts of his indictment.According to the press release Bonet, who was previously convicted of aggravated manslaughter and aggravated assault, faces up to five years in New Jersey state prison.Judge Patrick Arre is scheduled to sentence Bonet on June, 30.last_img read more

Lakers’ Galle, Royer shine at state tennis qualifier

first_imgSo the state tournament berth rode on the third-place match between Galle and Royer and the top-seeded Fayetteville-Manlius duo of Anna Manta and Phoebe Wang, who had lost to West Genesee’s Angelina Llanos and Katie Viau.Having dropped the first set 6-3, Galle and Royer improved in the second set and nearly took it to a tie-breaker, but Manta and Wang held on, 7-5, and to join the West Genesee and J-D pairs in the state tournament.In singles, Christian Brothers Academy’s duo of Gieselle Vlassis and Grace DelPino advanced to the state tournament, joined by Utica-Notre Dame’s Ellen Lyga.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditComment on this Story Already with a Section III Division III title in their possession, Cazenovia girls tennis players Alex Galle and Nina Royer went after much more in last week’s sectional state qualifying tournament at Drumlins.Sixteen doubles team entered the tournament, four from each of the divisions. Only the top three finishers would advance to this weekend’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association championships in Latham.The opening round on Tuesday had Galle and Royer against Christian Brothers Academy’s Grace Catalano and Aubrey Mills. Both sets were close, but the Lakers’ pair emerged with a 6-4, 7-5 victory. A couple of hours later, Galle and Royer met Oneida’s Mattie Hicks and Sydney Lusher in the quarterfinals. This one was not as close, with the Cazenovia duo needing just two sets to win 6-2, 6-4.Having advanced to Thursday’s semifinals, Galle and Royer had two chances to earn the match victory it needed to reach the state tournament.Up against Jamesville-DeWitt’s Mona Farah and Tara Pollock in that semifinal round, Galle and Royer played well early, but Farah and Pollock were better, prevailing 6-3, 6-1.center_img Tags: CazenoviaTennislast_img read more