Law & Justice

May 29, 2022

WASHINGTON - The end of the line came for an avowed Nazi supporter from Monmouth County. According to the Department of Justice, Timothy Louis Hale-Cusanelli, 32, of Colts Neck, was found guilty of a felony charge of obstruction of an official proceeding, and four related misdemeanors. All related ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - A Franklin Township Police Department officer is accused of driving drunk and causing a crash that left a motorist dead, according to a news release.  “We are deeply saddened by this recent unfortunate incident involving our officer, Lawrence Stiscia, FTPD Police Director Quovella ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - A Franklin Township Police Department officer is accused of driving drunk and causing a crash that left a motorist dead, according to a news release.  “We are deeply saddened by this recent unfortunate incident involving our officer, Lawrence Stiscia, FTPD Police Director Quovella ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A federal jury convicted a Paterson Police Department sergeant on Friday of conspiring to violate civil rights and filing a false police report, U.S. Attorney Philip Sellinger announced. Michael Cheff, 51, Oakland, was convicted following a five-day trial before U.S. District Judge ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - A Franklin Township Police is accused of driving drunk and causing a crash that left a motorist dead, according to a news release.  “We are deeply saddened by this recent unfortunate incident involving our officer, Lawrence Stiscia, FTPD Police Director Quovella Maeweather said in ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - A Franklin Township Police officer is accused of driving drunk and causing a crash that left a motorist dead, according to a news release.  “We are deeply saddened by this recent unfortunate incident involving our officer, Lawrence Stiscia, FTPD Police Director Quovella Maeweather ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - A 59-year-old Clifton woman was arrested and charged following a report of an April 30 assault and bias incident at a Lakeview Ave. nail salon. The charges in the case have been referred to the Passaic County Grand Jury.  The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - A 59-year-old Clifton woman was arrested and charged following a report of an April 30 assault and bias incident at a Lakeview Ave. nail salon. The charges in the case have been referred to the Passaic County Grand Jury.  The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - A 59-year-old Clifton woman was arrested and charged following a report of an April 30 assault and bias incident at a Lakeview Avenue nail salon. The charges in the case have been referred to the Passaic County Grand Jury.  On Saturday, April 30, two Muslim girls, 15 and ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - A 59-year-old Clifton woman was arrested and charged following a report of an April 30 assault and bias incident at a Lakeview Avenue nail salon. The charges in the case have been referred to the Passaic County Grand Jury.  On Saturday, April 30, two Muslim girls, 15 and ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - A 59-year-old Clifton woman was arrested and charged following a report of an April 30 assault and bias incident at a Lakeview Ave. nail salon. The charges in the case have been referred to the Passaic County Grand Jury.  The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - A Franklin Township Police Department officer is accused of driving drunk and causing a crash that left a motorist dead, according to a news release.  “We are deeply saddened by this recent unfortunate incident involving our officer, Lawrence Stiscia, FTPD Police Director Quovella ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Creating a police intelligence unit, partnering with other law enforcement agencies, participating in gun buy-back events and other initiatives are showing signs of curbing the recent spate of gun violence in the city, Mayor Jim Cahill said May 26. He also said keeping ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - A 59-year-old Clifton woman was arrested and charged following a report of an April 30 assault and bias incident at a Lakeview Ave. nail salon. The charges in the case have been referred to the Passaic County Grand Jury.  The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic ...

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TRENTON, NJ — A multi-agency undercover operation targeting individuals who are accused of using social media to attempt to lure underage girls and boys for sexual activity has resulted in the arrests of 21 accused child predators -- including one man from Bordentown.  New Jersey Acting Attorney ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- A multi-agency undercover operation targeting individuals who are accused of using social media to attempt to lure underage girls and boys for sexual activity has resulted in the arrests of 21 accused child predators -- including three individuals from Hamilton Township. New ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Bruce Olsen, a man who served for many years as a deacon and teacher at St. Therese Church and St. Therese School in Succasunna, is facing a charge of endangering the welfare of a child, according to the Diocese of Paterson. The arrest of Olsen, of Allamuchy, was announced at ...

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Newark, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office has acquired a van to better serve the more than 9,000 crime victims that receive services each year from the ECPO. “Serving victims is the top priority of the Essex County ...

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CARMEL, N.Y. - A courtroom in the Putnam Supreme and County Court has been named in honor of the late County Court Judge James F. Reitz, a Mahopac resident. The move was approved unanimously in the State Senate. Sen. Pete Harckham and Assemblyman Kevin Byrne collaborated to sponsor the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - When Coral Springs police were called to the intersection of Wiles Road and State Road 7 last week, they found a man asleep in his truck, a police report said. Then, they found out the man, Jorge Santos Ortiz, 46, of Coral Springs, was a habitual traffic violator with ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A Rahway resident was sentenced Wednesday to 84 months in prison for gun trafficking offenses, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Mark Hernandez, aka “Skrap,” 26, of Rahway, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Claire C. Cecchi to a three-count ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin has called for increased law enforcement presence at schools statewide, following the May 24, 2022 deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. "Nothing about this is normal," Platkin said in a statement. "We do not have to accept that ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with a drive-by pellet shooting incident near the intersection of College Avenue and Senior Street earlier this month. Tapashvi H. Patel, of the Colonia section of Woodbridge, has been charged with simple assault, according to ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Bruce Olsen, a man who served for many years as a deacon and teacher at St. Therese Church and St. Therese School in Succasunna, is facing a charge of endangering the welfare of a child, according to the Diocese of Paterson. The arrest of Olsen, of Allamuchy, was announced at ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – A recently formed organization is looking to overturn the Town Board’s vote enacting the overlay district with the goal of preventing the 148-unit Underhill Farm development. The legal challenge was brought last month by Protecting Yorktown’s Quality of Life Foundation, a group ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin has called for increased law enforcement presence at schools statewide, following the May 24th deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. "Nothing about this is normal," Platkin said in a statement. "We do not have to accept that we ...

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TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy renewed his call today for the passage of the comprehensive gun safety legislative package that he initially proposed in April 2021. Included in his news release, the Governor urged legislators to pass the same package in April 2022, four months after he was joined by ...

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TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy renewed his call today for the passage of the comprehensive gun safety legislative package that he initially proposed in April 2021. Included in his news release, the Governor urged legislators to pass the same package in April 2022, four months after he was joined by ...

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TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy renewed his call today for the passage of the comprehensive gun safety legislative package that he initially proposed in April 2021. Included in his news release, the Governor urged legislators to pass the same package in April 2022, four months after he was joined by ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Bruce Olsen, a man who served for many years as a deacon and teacher at St. Therese Church and St. Therese School in Succasunna, is facing a charge of endangering the welfare of a child, according to the Diocese of Paterson. The arrest of Olsen, of Allamuchy, was announced at ...

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