Law & Justice

March 24, 2019

In response to New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal’s announcement Friday regarding the takedown of a major fentanyl and heroin drug mill in Hudson County, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo has issued a warning about potentially deadly narcotics in the local area. The drug mill, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A South Brunswick man was found guilty in a jury trial for second degree eluding from police officers at a traffic stop on March 7. The conviction of Alan Fratello was announced by Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and South Brunswick Police Chief Raymond Hayducka last ...

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Man Sentenced for Videotaping Women in Gladwyne Bathroom Norristown, Montgomery County, PA  — A Montgomery County man was sentenced for attempting to use his cellphone to record women while they were in the bathroom at the Philadelphia Country Club, in Gladwyne. Michael Pierce McKenna, 34, of ...

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Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — A Lower Merion Township Police officer and his K9 partner are featured in a national footwear advertisement according to the police. The video has gone viral locally and portrays the officer, his partner and the department in an excellent light.  At last ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- A Bayonne man was arrested Friday after attempting to punch a police officer on 21st Street and Broadway. According to Lt. Eric Amato, Terrence Sheppard, 42, created a disturbance inside Jerry’s Drugs when employees, who recognized him as a suspect in a past robbery, refused to let ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Aids New Jersey State Police Opioid Enforcement Task Force Takedown of Major Fentanyl and Heroin Mill. On March 21, 2019, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson, Jr., and Captain Chris Kimker ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Days after it was announced that four Lindenwold men were the first to be arrested and charged under a new law that makes it a crime to purchase, manufacture, possess or distribute untraceable guns, the state has filed a lawsuit against one such "ghost gun" manufacturer. Attorney ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Days after it was announced that four Lindenwold men were the first to be arrested and charged under a new law that makes it a crime to purchase, manufacture, possess or distribute untraceable guns, the state has filed a lawsuit against one such "ghost gun" manufacturer. Attorney ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Aids New Jersey State Police Opioid Enforcement Task Force Takedown of Major Fentanyl and Heroin Mill On March 21, 2019, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson, Jr., and Captain Chris Kimker attended ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A 62-year old “dancer” was among seven arrested Thursday on charges of Prostitution as part of the Paterson Police Department’s continued efforts to close “undesirable locations” throughout the city. According to a statement by Paterson Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale, the ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Days after it was announced that four Lindenwold men were the first to be arrested and charged under a new law that makes it a crime to purchase, manufacture, possess or distribute untraceable guns, the state has filed a lawsuit against one such "ghost gun" manufacturer. Attorney ...

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Bryn Mawr, Lower Merion Township, PA — Authorities raided a local spa in Bryn Mawr Thursday that resulted in the arrest of two women, that reportedly are in the country illegally.   The Kobe Wellness Spa located at 731 Old Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr was raided by Lower Merion Township police and ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Days after it was announced that four Lindenwold men were the first to be arrested and charged under a new law that makes it a crime to purchase, manufacture, possess or distribute untraceable guns, the state has filed a lawsuit against one such "ghost gun" manufacturer. Attorney ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Days after it was announced that four Lindenwold men were the first to be arrested and charged under a new law that makes it a crime to purchase, manufacture, possess or distribute untraceable guns, the state has filed a lawsuit against one such "ghost gun" manufacturer. Attorney ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Days after it was announced that four Lindenwold men were the first to be arrested and charged under a new law that makes it a crime to purchase, manufacture, possess or distribute untraceable guns, the state has filed a lawsuit against one such "ghost gun" manufacturer. Attorney ...

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TRENTON,NJ – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal has filed suit against a “ghost gun” company that allegedly sold an assault firearms kit online to an undercover state investigator. This marks the first such lawsuit against a ghost gun distributor. “Ghost guns” are partially-assembled firearms ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Days after it was announced that four Lindenwold men were the first to be arrested and charged under a new law that makes it a crime to purchase, manufacture, possess or distribute untraceable guns, the state has filed a lawsuit against one such "ghost gun" manufacturer. Attorney ...

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TRENTON,NJ – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today filed suit against a “ghost gun” company that allegedly sold an assault firearms kit online to an undercover state investigator. This marks the first such lawsuit against a ghost gun distributor. “Ghost guns” are partially-assembled firearms ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Garrett Carter, 52, of Newark was convicted by an Essex County jury of vehicular homicide in connection with the death of Steven Dawkins, 39, of Orange.   Following a trial before the Honorable ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Earlier today, Bergen County Sheriff’s Office held a swearing-in ceremony for seven new recruits, one investigator, and five new intergovernmental transfer officers (two SO and three CO) who will be joining the force. “The Bergen County Sheriff’s Office is the premier law ...

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TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today filed suit against a “ghost gun” company that allegedly sold an assault firearms kit online to an undercover state investigator. This marks the first such lawsuit against a ghost gun distributor. “Ghost guns” are partially-assembled firearms sold ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- While lawmakers in Trenton have been deliberating the fine details of a bill to legalize recreational marijuana in the Garden State for several months, Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia is expressing strong support for legalization, immediately. "Marijuana prohibition has ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Longtime Bayonne Attorney Peter J. Cresci was permanently disbarred from practicing law in the State of New Jersey on Thursday, according to a decision rendered by the New Jersey Supreme Court on March 21.  The decision was handed down by the court following a variety of allegations ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - An Elizabeth man has admitted to fatally shooting his neighbor during the course of a robbery on Halloween night in 2016, according to acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan. Jimmy Kearney, 20, from Elizabeth, pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to a single count of ...

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Last week, the Bergen County Prosecutors office announced the arrest of a Bergen County juvenile on a charge of Possession of Child Pornography. The Prosecutor's office could not release the suspect's age, residence, or gender, according to a spokesperson, since this is a juvenile matter. The ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A Linden man is in custody and charged with multiple serious crimes in connection with the hit-and-run killing of  a pedestrian on Jan. 20, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan and Linden Police Chief David Hart jointly announced at a press conference held Wednesday ...

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A New Brunswick middle school paraprofessional and assistant basketball coach is charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old female student on school property, authorities announced. Eugene Colbert, 31, of South River, a paraprofessional in the New Brunswick school system, as well as a member ...

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A New Brunswick middle school paraprofessional and assistant basketball coach is charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old female student on school property, authorities announced. Eugene Colbert, 31, of South River, a paraprofessional in the New Brunswick school system, as well as a member ...

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Harrisburg, PA —  The PA State Senate voted earlier today to pass the “Public Employee Pension Forfeiture Act.”  The bill amends current law making it harder for government employees and officials to hang on to their government pensions, should they be convicted of a crime related to their ...

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Authorities say the Linden Man hid the car used in the incident at an auto body shop in Westfield. LINDEN, NJ – A city man is in custody and charged with multiple crimes in connection with the Jan. 20 hit-and-run death of a Fanwood woman, authorities said. Ibn Collins, 39, is charged with ...

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