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The Quincy: A Hot Spot for Crime in New Jersey

The Quincy is an apartment situated on Liberty Street and New Street near the Raritan River in New Brunswick. Several incidents have occurred over the years and have caused concerns among the residents of this area. Some of the things that take place at the Quincy includes theft, shooting crimes and illegal fire arms that have left several people injured. The deteriorating security in that area is alarming, and the police have not responded to the situation appropriately.

 

On May 7, 2013, a pizza man went to make a delivery to one of the Quincy circle Northern building which constitutes more than 200 units. Upon reaching the destination, no one claimed the pizza order. He headed towards his car and before he could reach there three men approached and robbed him of his money, the pizza and shot him before driving off. A suspect was later apprehended through cell phone information and charged with several offenses including unlawful possession of a weapon, robbery, providing wrong information, and obstruction of justice. There was one victim of the gunshots admitted to the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Shootings at New Brunswick have also resulted in two critical condition admissions.

 

Another incident of shooting witnessed in October 2015, where several individuals sustained injuries at the New Brunswick Apartments, NJ. Robberies and theft in this area have become a frequent occurrence. One person was left injured after about four shootings when a gangster committed the awful crime. He was rushed to a hospital by a driver whom police believed to be the prime suspect. More investigations were called for after the police found more bullets when they went to the location of the incident at the New Brunswick Apartments. The Police Chief issued a statement acknowledging that such unlawful events had become too many resulting to an increase in police patrols the area.

 

Other occurrences like domestic quarrels have also resulted to incidences of shootings, and this has rendered the area a poor neighborhood to live in. Many armed men are residing in the area, and that has made the level of security in that neighborhood to get worse. Daily crimes have escalated making it impossible for the residents to lead their normal lives. Many of the residents are not trustworthy of conducting themselves in the right manner, and the police have resorted to keeping a close watch over the area to improve security.