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Third-quarter property tax payment deadline extended

The Bayonne Tax Collector’s Office announced that third-quarter property tax payments are due by 4:30 p.m. August 10. The nominal legal due date for the tax bills is August 1.

Payments made by that date will avoid a late fee. Late payments will incur interest charges dating back to August 1.

Property owners may pay their taxes by mail; in person at city hall, 630 Avenue C; at Bayonne branches of BCB Community Bank; or throughΒ  www.bayonnenj.org.

At city hall, drop payments in the tax box, which looks like a mailbox.

Bayonne man arrested after alleged stabbing

On July 18, Jarrett Bell was taken into custody at 9:41 p.m.

Officers responded to the area of West First Street on a report of a panic alarm. The victim, 26, displayed a laceration to his neck.

The victim stated that during an altercation with Bell over a personal matter, Bell allegedly stabbed him in the neck and fled the scene. The victim was transported to Bayonne Medical Center to be treated.

While officers were at the medical center, they observed a male matching the description of Bell, who was there to be treated for a laceration to his forearm and finger.

Officers placed him under arrest.

Bell was wanted on 34 outstanding warrants, issued out of Bayonne, Hoboken, and Jersey City.

Bell was charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and unlawful possession of a weapon.