Law & Justice

October 18, 2020

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Jim and Betty O’Donnell had that sinking feeling late on October 1 when their son Brian did not get home from work at his normal time, the instinct that something was wrong sank in. Even at 32 years old Brian, Jim and Betty's oldest child, would always call home around 11:00 ...

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TRENTON, NJ— A former inmate at Fort Dix Federal Prison was arrested on Monday for conspiring to use drones to smuggle contraband, including tobacco and cell phone chargers, into the federal correctional facility and for possession of narcotics with intent to distribute. According to the U.S.

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FLORENCE, NJ-- Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced on Thursday that a 34-year-old Florence Township man pled guilty in Superior Court to trying to kill his girlfriend in the Fall of 2016. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Akil Herbert pled guilty to Attempted ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ-- A Bordentown City man has been charged with stealing proprietary intellectual property while he was employed by a luxury boat manufacturer in Bass River Township. Cameron O’Connell, 27, was charged with Computer Crime (Second Degree), and two counts of Unlawful Possession ...

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PHILADELPHIA, NJ -- A Burlington County Man has been arrested and charged with 30 criminal counts in connection with multiple business fraud schemes that ranged from real estate to automobile leases according to First Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams Michael Salerno, ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ – A New York man was arrested on Wednesday after traveling from New York to Bordentown, New Jersey to meet an individual, whom he believed was a 13-year old girl, for sex, U.S Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.   Eduardo Silva, 42, of Bronx, New York, is charged in a ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – Burlington County officials are mourning the loss United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “Our entire board is deeply saddened by the loss of Justice Ginsburg, and we join with our entire nation in mourning her passing but also honoring her incredible legacy.

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NEWARK, NJ - Long before she became a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg spent nearly a decade in Newark as a professor at the School of Law–Newark, now Rutgers Law School. Ginsburg, 87, who died Friday after a battle with pancreatic cancer, worked at the law school from 1963 ...

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TRENTON, NJ- The Burlington County Prosecutor's Office's assistance in a drug investigation has led to the sentencing of an area man involved in a heroin trafficking conspiracy.  David Antonio, 32, of Trenton, was sentenced on Wednesday to 204 months in prison for his role as a supplier to a ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ—Burlington County law enforcement authorities are urging parents to be vigilant, as they warn of an uptick in online predators as more children are spending time on electronic devices. Calling it “mind blowing”, Detective Sergeant Dave Kohler, who runs the high-tech crime lab for ...

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TRENTON, NJ-- The Burlington County Prosecutor's Office assisted in a drug investigation that led to the sentencing of an area man for participating in a heroin trafficking conspiracy.  Omar Council, 41, of Trenton, was sentenced today to 160 months in prison for his role in a large drug ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Prosecutors offices statewide have worked cooperatively in a sweeping operation to capture 21 accused sexual predators who have been targeting children as young as 6,7, or 8 on the internet.  Colonel Patrick J. Callahan, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police, today described a ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ— The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) today announced the arrest of four individuals following the execution of a narcotics search warrant on residence on Charles Bossert Drive. The investigation was a result of information obtained by the BTPD that alleged ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri announced Wednesday the arrests of 58 individuals who were charged with conspiracy to commit theft by deception in an organized scheme that used prepaid debit cards to steal from ATMs across the County. These individuals are believed to have ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The State Legislature, under the leadership of Senate Law and Public Safety Committee Chairwoman Linda R. Greenstein (D-Middlesex/Mercer) will begin a series of hearings on Wednesday to examine potential police reform.  The committee will hear from state leaders in law enforcement as ...

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