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Mayor Andre Sayegh Declares Last Call for Illegal Hookah Bar

January 19, 2019

PATERSON, NJ- An illegal hookah bar that was the scene of a January 6 shooting was raided  at the direction of Mayor Andre Sayegh by the Paterson Police Department, with the assistance of the Paterson Fire Department, in the early hours of Saturday.

According to a statement by Police Director Jerry Speziale, law enforcement and fire officials found several ignited hookahs in the Besan ...

Morris Plains Man Sentenced to 10 Years in State Prison

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ -- Former Morris Plains resident Stephen Corcoran (51) has been sentenced to 10 years in New Jersey State Prison for sexual assault charges, announced Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp.

According to authorities, Corcoran pled guilty to four separate counts of sexual assault, all crimes of the second degree. These charges represent separate acts of sexual ...

Morris Plains Man Sentenced to 10 Years in State Prison

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Former Morris Plains resident Stephen Corcoran (51) has been sentenced to 10 years in New Jersey State Prison for sexual assault charges, announced Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp.

According to authorities, Corcoran pled guilty to four (4) separate counts of Sexual Assault, all crimes of the second degree.  These charges represent separate acts of sexual ...

Paterson Police Major Drug Operation Allegedly Led by Two in US Illegally

PATERSON, NJ- Two men living in the US illegally were arrested for their roles in a major drugs operation that was brought to an end on Friday by members of the Paterson Police Department Narcotics Division.

According to a report by Police Director Jerry Speziale, the investigation began earlier this month when they received a report of possible illegal drug transactions taking place at 134 ...

NJ Supreme Court Dismisses More Than 780K Minor Municipal Court Warrants

TRENTON, NJ— If you have an outstanding arrest warrant for a municipal court case issued before 2003, your case may have been dismissed.

The New Jersey Supreme Court today dismissed over 780,000 minor municipal court warrants that have gone unresolved for 15 years or more. One of the cases dismissed dates back to 1976.

The order comes after a report by a three-judge panle recommended ...

Woodbridge Priest Arrested and Charged with Sexual Assault

TRENTON, N.J. – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey today announced that a priest from Phillipsburg, N.J., has been arrested and charged with multiple criminal counts in the sexual assault of a child who was between the ages of 14 and 17.

The arrest constitutes the first criminal case filed by the New Jersey Clergy Abuse Task Force, which ...

Sentence Reduced for Convicted North Plainfield Killer

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A man guilty of what the county prosecutor calls a “heinous murder” has been re-sentenced to state prison after an order from the state’s Superior Court Appellate Division.

Gary Passarelli, 45, formerly of North Plainfield, had been found guilty of the 2013 murder of John H. Niko of Raritan Township.

In May, 2013, Raritan Township police found ...

Woodbridge Priest Arrested and Charged with Sexual Assault

TRENTON, N.J. – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey today announced that a priest from Phillipsburg, N.J., has been arrested and charged with multiple criminal counts in the sexual assault of a child who was between the ages of 14 and 17.

The arrest constitutes the first criminal case filed by the New Jersey Clergy Abuse Task Force, which ...

Sheriff's Office Offers Close-up Look Through Academy

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Residents can once again get a close-up look at the Middlesex County Sheriff's Office through an eight-week Civilian Academy.

This academy is designed to show Middlesex County residents on the functions and duties of the sheriff’s office.

The program is conducted at the Middlesex County Fire Academy in Sayreville and begins March 14, from 7  to 9 ...

Killer of Raritan Twp. Man Gets Reduced Prison Sentence

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A man guilty of what the county prosecutor calls a “heinous murder” has been resentenced to state prison after an order from the state’s Superior Court Appellate Division.

Gary Passarelli, 45, formerly of North Plainfield, had been found guilty of the 2013 murder of John H. Niko of Raritan Township.

In May, 2013, Raritan Township police found ...

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Woodbridge Priest Arrested and Charged with Sexual Assault

January 18, 2019

TRENTON, N.J. – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey today announced that a priest from Phillipsburg, N.J., has been arrested and charged with multiple criminal counts in the sexual assault of a child who was between the ages of 14 and 17.

The arrest constitutes the first criminal case filed by the New Jersey Clergy Abuse Task Force, which ...