Law & Justice

June 3, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Now that state lawmakers have passed measures to create a marketplace for recreational marijuana in New Jersey, the big challenge for local police departments is how to enforce these new regulations and educate people about the shift in thinking. Sayreville Police Chief John ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Flanked by the state's top law enforcement officials, Governor Phil Murphy on Thu Apr 15 announced a sweeping series of reforms aimed at reducing the epidemic of gun violence. The Governor said these wide-ranging proposals would build upon previous steps taken in recent years to reduce ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy on Mon Mar 15 announced he will nominate Rockaway Township native Rachel Wainer Apter to serve as an Associate Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court. Wainer Apter, 40, previously served as a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Murphy spoke ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -- Police departments across New Jersey have made statements on the new cannabis law that was enacted on Feb 22 2021. Now the Morris County Sheriff's Office has weighed in and has announced that the newly enacted cannabis decriminalization law needs reform already. The ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- The Morris County Medical Examiner has determined that the death of Warda Syed and her son Uzair Ahmed was accidental. Syed and her eleven-year-old son were found submerged in a pond in Grace Lord Park in Boonton on Feb 23.                                           "There is no ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and the FBI wants to make the public aware of possible romance scams. Romance scams occur when a criminal uses a fake online identity to gain a victim’s affection and trust. These scammers are present on most dating and social media ...

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NEW JERSEY – With the holiday shopping season in full swing, New Jersey’s attorney general is warning consumers to be on the lookout for new scams and a slew of cyber attacks targeting shoppers. Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs are expecting an uptick in ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Retired New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice James R. Zazzali swore in Robert J. Carroll to serve as acting Morris County Prosecutor on Thur., Oct. 15. Carroll, a Roseland attorney, has been serving as director of the Law Department at the New Jersey Turnpike Authority. “The ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -- All U.S and New Jersey flags will be flown at half-staff in recognition and mourning of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Gov. Murphy signed an executive order directing all flags to be flown at half staff until the day of her internment.  “Justice Ginsburg was a woman ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Wayna McHenry (19) and Alakir Wardlaw (20) have been sentenced in connection with a motor vehicle chase that occurred on June 13, 2019 in Denville, announced Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and Denville ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp has announced he is retiring from his current position effective Nove. 1, 2020. His last day will be October 13, announced the Morris County Prosecutor's Office (MCPO). Prosecutor Knapp has held the position since 2012 after being ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- U.S. District Judge Esther Salas released a video message two weeks after her son was killed and husband was shot multiple times during an attack at their North Brusnwick home. While barely holding back tears, she described the days before her son was killed and the moment when she ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- The Morris County Correctional Facility suspended in-person inmate visits on March 16 to help minimize the spread of COVID-19. Since then, inmates have been separated from their families and friends and have only been able to speak to them by phone. Soon the inmates will be ...

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