Bogota, NJ – Armed man robs gas station on bicycle, already released twice this year under NJ Bail Reform

photo: Daily Voice

Bilal Diggs-Void, 20, of Hackensack, was arrested – after being identified in store video – for the armed robbery of the Lukoil gas station on Queen Anne Road near Route 80.

Diggs-Void allegedly held up the station while armed with a handgun and escaped on his bicycle.

This is his third arrest this year – having been charged in March and April for burglary, theft, distribution of drugs, possession, and providing false identification. Each time, Diggs-Void was released and FREE TO GO after his first appearance under NJ Bail Reform after the Arnold Foundation’s “Pretrial Risk Assessment” tool determined that he was not a danger to the community or a flight risk and therefore should not be subject to any accountable release – just a “promise” to appear.

Diggs-Void has been arrested multiple times for assaulting police, drugs, and robbery. Last year he was arrested seven times.

More “validated pretrial risk assessment” Failures.

New Jersey Bail Reform, Risk Assessments, and Pretrial Release Services…

ZERO Accountability
ZERO Deterrent
ZERO Supervision
ZERO concern for victims
ZERO Bail…just a “pinky promise” to return
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Bogota PD: Detectives Bust Armed Bicycle-Riding Gas Station Robber

(reported by Jerry DeMarco of the Daily Voice – Oct 7 2017)

A pair of determined Bogota detectives nabbed a bicycle-riding gunman who robbed a local gas station, authorities said Saturday.

Bilal Diggs-Void, 20, of Hackensack was identified through store video by Detectives Victor Negron and Hector Liriano as the hoodie-wearing robber who took an undetermined amount of cash from the Lukoil station on Queen Anne Road near the Route 80 overpass on Sept. 23, Sgt. Geoffrey Cole said.

“The detectives reached out to Hackensack police to tell that Diggs-Void was wanted,” Cole said. “Then, late last night, officers from Hackensack saw him walking in the area of his home and secured him until Negron and Liriano picked him up.

“It just again shows how agencies work well together for the common good.”

Diggs-Void was being held in the Bergen County Jail, charged with armed robbery and weapons offenses, pending a detention hearing.

A one-time special needs student, Diggs-Void has been charged with assaulting police and robbery, among other offenses — and was arrested seven times in seven months last year, records show.

He was busted on pot charges earlier this year in Rochelle Park.

You’ve been LIED to New Jersey…NJ Bail Reform is RECKLESS, DANGEROUS, and YOU are PAYING for it.

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