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Edison Man Among Those Indicted in Go-Go Bar Sting

July 13, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - Two years after they were arrested, the owners of the Smiles II go-go bar in Ledgewood, and seven associates - including an Edison man - were indicted this week by a state grand jury, officials said today.

Attorney General Gurbir Grewal today said the grand jury asserted Kevin Lipka, 63, of Livingston, the owner of the closed establishment, his wife, Shelly, 62, ...

10 Years in Prison for Would-Be Edison Drug Distributor

TRENTON, N.J. – An Edison man was sentenced today to 120 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute 140 kilograms of narcotics in New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

The man, Gemal Singleton, 41, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Brian Martinotti to an information charging him with one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to ...

Fast Food Joints Should Give Workers Freedom to Move Ahead, says State

TRENTON, NJ - Fast food restaurant owners in Edison and elsewhere are being asked by the state to provide information about their use of employee non-compete or “no poach” agreements, documents that "can restrict the ability of workers to obtain a better-paying job with another franchise," according to the state Attorney General's Office.

In a statement, the office ...

Two Busted in $2.3 Million Perfume Heist from Edison Warehouse, say Feds

NEWARK, N.J. – Two men have been charged for their alleged roles in transporting $2.3 million worth of perfume products stolen from an Edison warehouse, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.

Yunior Estevez, 33, of Hollywood, Florida, and Carlos Duvergel, 53, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, were both charged by complaint with conspiracy and with the interstate transport of stolen ...

Sex Crimes Yield 50+ Years in Prison for Former Middlesex County Coach and Rec Directort

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A former Dunellen recreation director and county college basketball coach was sentenced today to 52 years in prison for repeatedly engaging in sex acts with children, possessing child pornography and official misconduct, said authorities.

The man, Christopher Tarver, 47, of Jackson Township, must serve 25 years behind bars before becoming eligible for parole, said ...

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