Law & Justice Top Stories

May 24, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — A suspended Hillside Police Officer faces 30 years in prison, after prosecutors say he tried to warn a gang member that a law enforcement operation was about to happen at his home. “There is no room for police officers who break the law and betray their duty, as alleged in this ...

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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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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Elizabeth Carmona was caring for a baby boy in her Coral Springs apartment on Friday afternoon when a 35-year-old man allegedly came in and killed them, investigators said this week. Coral Springs police didn’t say what they suspect prompted Dale Spidle to use “blunt force” ...

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NEW JERSEY – The New Jersey State Bar Association installed Jeralyn Lawrence as President as well as a slate of officers and trustees at the organization’s annual meeting in Atlantic City, NJ. Lawrence, a frequent lecturer at divorce and family programs, was also a speaker on several topics at ...

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Newark, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today 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 ...

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NEW JERSEY – The New Jersey State Bar Association installed Jeralyn Lawrence as President as well as a slate of officers and trustees at the organization’s annual meeting in Atlantic City, NJ. Lawrence, a frequent lecturer at divorce and family programs, was also a speaker on several topics at ...

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NEWARK – As supply chain issues continue to affect prices for new and used vehicles, Acting Attorney Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Consumer Affairs today announced separate settlements totaling nearly $400,000 with three car dealerships for alleged consumer protection violations. The ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A 35-year-old Coral Springs man is charged with going on a crime spree on Friday including allegedly being part of three car crash incidents and the fatal shooting of a man in Pompano Beach, investigators said Monday. But, as of Monday afternoon, investigators haven’t said if ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — A 15-year-old boy is facing charges in connection with a bomb threat he emailed to several staff members at Bayonne High School, according to authorities. Just before 6 p.m. Sunday, the teen sent an email, claiming there would be some type of incident involving a bomb on Tuesday, ...

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NEWARK – As supply chain issues continue to affect prices for new and used vehicles, Acting Attorney Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Consumer Affairs today announced separate settlements totaling nearly $400,000 with three car dealerships for alleged consumer protection violations. The ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs police charged this week a woman -- who is eight-months pregnant -- with possession of fentanyl, which is causing the nation’s drug overdose crisis to worsen. Police arrested Katelyn Schroeder, 29, of Southwest Ranches, in the 8700 block of West Sample Road on ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A Jersey City police officer is facing charges after authorities say he falsified a police report he submitted while on duty. On Friday, Joseph Ross, 36, was arrested and charged with one count of false reporting to a law enforcement officer, a fourth-degree crime, Hudson ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Two Paterson men were arrested between May 12 and May 17 in connection to the homicide which occurred on May 3 in the area of Fair and Auburn Streets in the City of Paterson, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announced. According to ...

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Yorktown’s Patrick Patierno, owner of Village Villarina in Ossining, has been found guilty by a jury of sexually abusing an employee in 2021, the Westchester District Attorney’s Office announced. Patierno was found guilty of first-degree sexual abuse and second-degree ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – Glen Motors car dealership was part of a state Consumer Affairs settlement for alleged consumer protection violations. Glen Motors Inc, Maple Avenue, agreed to a $90,000 settlement—which includes $66,088.98 in civil penalties—to resolve allegations that included failing to list ...

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NEWARK – As supply chain issues continue to affect prices for new and used vehicles, Acting Attorney Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Consumer Affairs today announced separate settlements totaling nearly $400,000 with three car dealerships for alleged consumer protection violations. The ...

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NEWARK – As supply chain issues continue to affect prices for new and used vehicles, Acting Attorney Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Consumer Affairs today announced separate settlements totaling nearly $400,000 with three car dealerships for alleged consumer protection violations. The ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A 30-year-old Jersey City man was found guilty of assaulting a man who was renting an apartment from him through Airbnb in December 2019, according to authorities. On Thursday, a jury convicted Alexandre Saunders of aggravated assault following a five-day trial before Judge ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Newark veterinarian who allegedly provided inadequate treatment that resulted in the untimely death of several animals had his license temporarily suspended, authorities announced. Ehren Seth Yablon, who owns the Newark Veterinary Hospital, was charged in April by the Essex County ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Newark veterinarian who allegedly provided inadequate treatment that resulted in the untimely death of several animals had his license temporarily suspended, authorities announced. Ehren Seth Yablon, who owns the Newark Veterinary Hospital, was charged in April by the Essex County ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Newark veterinarian who allegedly provided inadequate treatment that resulted in the untimely death of several animals had his license temporarily suspended, authorities announced. Ehren Seth Yablon, who owns the Newark Veterinary Hospital, was charged in April by the Essex County ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Newark veterinarian who allegedly provided inadequate treatment that resulted in the untimely death of several animals had his license temporarily suspended, authorities announced. Ehren Seth Yablon, who owns the Newark Veterinary Hospital, was charged in April by the Essex County ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Newark veterinarian who allegedly provided inadequate treatment that resulted in the untimely death of several animals had his license temporarily suspended, authorities announced. Ehren Seth Yablon, who owns the Newark Veterinary Hospital, was charged in April by the Essex County ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Somerset County Prosecutor's Office has released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with a sexual assault May 16 near Blackwell Mills Road and Canal Road. A forensic artist assigned to the New Jersey State Police Forensic Imaging Unit created ...

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LBI REGIION - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with event host Ship Bottom Fire Volunteer Fire Company, welcomes businesses and volunteer organizations to attend the June 8 free event that brings local, county, state, and federal law enforcement agencies directly to our ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Newark veterinarian who allegedly provided inadequate treatment that resulted in the untimely death of several animals had his license temporarily suspended, authorities announced. Ehren Seth Yablon, who owns the Newark Veterinary Hospital, was charged in April by the Essex County ...

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LBI REGIION - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with event host Ship Bottom Fire Volunteer Fire Company, welcomes businesses and volunteer organizations to attend the June 8 free event that brings local, county, state, and federal law enforcement agencies directly to our ...

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NEW JERSEY - Do you recognize the woman in the photo? The New Jersey State Police and the New Jersey Transit Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying the body of a woman that was fatally struck by a train in Monmouth County, in 2008. Anonymous tips are ...

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NEW JERSEY - Do you recognize the woman in the photo? The New Jersey State Police and the New Jersey Transit Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying the body of a woman that was fatally struck by a train in Monmouth County, in 2008. Anonymous tips are ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ —  A 22-year-old Jersey City man faces charges in connection with a November 2021 hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian on Route 440, according to authorities. On Tuesday, Kristopher Khusial was arrested and charged with knowingly leaving the scene of a motor vehicle ...

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