Crime in New Brunswick
Across the street from Rutgers University Police Department stands a 206-apartment complex called, “The Quincy”. Some call it one of the best garden apartments in New Brunswick, NJ with its’ rooftop pool, exercise and club rooms, wood floors and other modern amenities. It’s owned by a LLC out of North Quincy, Massachusetts.
Because it is located across the street from a Rutgers University’s Police Headquarter, one would believe it safe to reside in, but there has been a rash of robberies and shootings within the complex.
On May 7, 2013 one such robbery occurred. A pizza delivery man entered the Quincy apartment complex to deliver a pizza, but no one claimed it, so he returned to his car only to find three men waiting for him. He was robbed of his money, pizza and shot. The men then drove away. Eventually the police caught the shooter through his cell phone records. The suspect, named Parysh Wood, 21 years old was later picked up behind other pizza delivery robberies and was being held on $100,000 bond.
The Quincy is now known for its’ violent environment. Its’ residents have been accosted through robberies, and shootings leaving the complex unsafe.
Another area in New Brunswick that has had its’ share of robberies and shootings is the New Brunswick Apartments. One such shooting took place at 33 Commercial Avenue. It occurred on October 5, 2015 at the New Brunswick Apartments. There were four shootings that left one man being admitted to the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Police believe the person who took the victim to the hospital was the shooter. Later the police found multiple bullet cases and started an investigation. Like the Quincy, New Brunswick Apartment is a haven for violence and leaving its’ residence feeling unsafe in their apartments.