Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Police: Passenger Stabs NJ Transit Bus Driver

Charges are pending against a Newark man who authorities say stabbed a New Jersey Transit bus driver.

It’s not clear what sparked the attack, which occurred around 8:30 p.m. Saturday in Newark. The bus was stopped in the 500 block of Hawthorne Avenue at the time, and the stabbing occurred as passengers were departing the bus.

Newark Police Detective Eugenio Gonzalez says one passenger, 26-year-old Maurice Young, had a knife and stabbed the driver several times. Witnesses alerted officers who were patrolling in the area at the time, and Young was arrested without incident.

The driver, whose name was not disclosed, was taken to University Hospital in Newark and remained there Sunday morning.

Further details were not disclosed, NJ Transit spokeswoman Penny Bassett Hackett referred all questions to Newark police.

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!