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Lake Como Resident Launches Innovative Program to Help Law Enforcement Combat Opioid Drug Abuse

July 23, 2017

ALLENTOWN, NJ — New Jersey law enforcement will now have another tool available to help them combat the opioid drug epidemic, bullying, and violence.

L.E.A.D. (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) launched its On the Street raining program, a new and innovative one-day certification program to give law enforcement the evidence-based information they need to bring “best practices” ...

McAtasney Asks for Change in Venue, Suppression of Taped Conversation in Sarah Stern Murder Case

FREEHOLD, NJ — The Neptune City man charged in the death of Sarah Stern has asked the court to change the venue for his trial and to suppress evidence of a recorded conversation that allegedly implicates him in the murder.

Liam McAtasney, 19, appeared before Superior Court Judge Richard English on July 10 for a pretrial conference, where the motions were made public by his attorney ...

Former St. Rose Baseball Coach in Belmar Strikes Plea Deal: No Probation, No Sex Offender Status

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The former St. Rose High School baseball coach charged with child endangerment will not be placed on probation and will not have to register as a sex offender, under a plea deal that is expected to bring the seven-year case to an end.

Bartholomew “Coach Bart” McInerney, 51, pleaded not guilty on July 10 to 10 counts of fourth-degree child endangerment, ...

Asbury Park Man Admits to Major Role in Drug Trafficking Ring to Sell Heroin in Monmouth, Ocean Counties

TRENTON, NJ — A senior member of a large-scale drug trafficking organization has admitted to distributing heroin in Ocean and Monmouth counties and elsewhere in New Jersey, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced.

Robert Britt, aka “True,” 45, of Asbury Park pleaded guilty on June 10 before U.S. District Judge Peter G. Sheridan in federal court to an indictment ...

Former Birdsall Executive is Last of Nine Defendants to Plead Guilty for Role in Pay-To-Play Scheme

TRENTON, NJ — The ninth and final defendant in the Birdsall Services Group’s pay-to-play scheme has pleaded guilty to participating in the illegal activity in which more than $1 million in corporate political contributions were illegally made through company employees, according to the N.J. Office of the Attorney General.

Alan Hilla, 77, of Jupiter, Fla., entered the guilty plea on ...

Wall Man Gets Jail, Probation for Birdsall Pay-to-Play Scheme

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Robert Gerard of Wall, chief marketing officer at Birdsall Services Group, the engineering firm that closed in the wake of a sweeping pay-to-play scheme, has been sentenced to 270 days in jail and two years of probation, according to an announcement from the N.J. Office of the Attorney General.

The sentence was handed down on June 2 by Superior Court Judge James Den ...

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