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Violent Campus Rapist Sentenced in New Brunswick

May 19, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - While walking across the Rutgers new Brunswick campus two years ago, a young woman was grabbed, viciously beaten, and raped by a middle-aged man from Newark.  She was saved by several students who intervened on her behalf.  Yesterday, her attacker was sentenced to 22 years in prison with no early release possibility.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey ...

Piscataway Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Assault and Tampering with Police Records

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A local police officer has lost his badge as a result of his actions toward a prisoner in his custody and his attempt to cover them up.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced today that a Piscataway Police Officer pleaded guilty to tampering or falsifying records and simple assault.

Todd Ritter, 54, of Millstone admitted to falsifying police records in the ...

Sex-Offender Sentenced for Crimes in Edison, Highland Park, New Brunswick, and North Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  After attacking a woman and three children during the spring and summer of 2016, a local man has been convicted and sentenced for sex crimes in Middlesex County.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced today that a 40-year old man from Franklin Township has been sentenced to serve 17 ½ years in a New Jersey state prison for the sexual crimes ...

Bristol-Myers Squibb Chemist Used Thallium to Poison Husband

MONROE, NJ - A local woman who killed her husband using "the poisoner's poison" did not win an appeal yesterday to have her life sentence repealed.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced that a Monroe Township woman’s 2013 murder conviction was affirmed today by the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division.

Tianle Li, 48, of Monroe Township ...

New Brunswick: Outside Agency Sought to Provide Police Dispatchers

NEW BRUNSWICK – The city is seeking proposals from an outside agencies that could provide police dispatchers because the police department has been unable to attract and retain sufficient staff for the job, officials said.

City council members Wednesday passed a resolution seeking to seek proposals from outside agencies.

New Brunswick Business Administrator Thomas McLoughlin said the ...

Four Middlesex Relatives Indicted for Murder of East Brunswick Man

ELIZABETH, NJ - A grand jury has indicted four relatives all from Middlesex County in connection with a late-night fatal shooting outside an Elizabeth restaurant earlier this year. 

According to acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan, the jury indicted Tyquan Fuqua, 23, and Almalik Fuqua, 27, both of New Brunswick, as well as Allan Blackburn, 29, and Derek Fuqua, 40, both of ...

Vo-Tech Assistant Superintendent and Piscataway Principal Charged with Theft, Conspiracy, Money Laundering and Burglary

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two administrators in the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools have been arrested and charged with crimes related to their handling of funds dedicated to the schools.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Police Chief Scott Cartmell of the Piscataway Police Department announced today that the Middlesex County Vocational & Technical School ...

Off-Duty Long Branch Police Officer was DUI in Fatal Accident

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - A fatal accident on the wide boulevard behind Pier Village in Long Branch has resulted in the arrest and sentencing of an off-duty police officer who was driving while intoxicated.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced today that a Long Branch Police Officer pleaded guilty in the fatal collision in which a pedestrian was struck and killed in Long ...

Old Bridge Man Sentenced for 2016 Matricide

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Old Bridge's Frank Polera has been sentenced to a 25-year prison term after being found guilty of strangling his mother in 2016. The prison term is subject to the No Early Release Act. As such, the defendant will have to serve 85 percent of his sentence before becoming eligible for parole.

The 31-year old man from Old Bridge will serve 25 years in a New Jersey ...

City Landlords Must Issue Written Receipt for Rent under Proposed Ordinance

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ– Julia Cruz has heard the stories for years.

Tenants in apartments in the city pay rent in cash, but do not get a receipt. Then a landlord claims the rent was not paid, or worse, a new landlord takes over the apartment and suddenly hikes the rent above city limits because there is no record of previous monthly charge.

“A lot of people don’t have receipts.

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