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Pregnant Woman Fatally Stabbed in Perth Amboy, Man Arrested

November 9, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK - A 25-year-old Perth Amboy man was arrested today and charged with fatally stabbing a pregnant woman in Perth Amboy Thursday night, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey in a joint statement with Perth Amboy police Chief Roman McKeon.

Benny M. Pichardo was charged with murder for killing Esmeralda Cedeno, 20, who was six months pregnant, Carey said.

He said that ...

Son Charged with Killing Mother; Body Discovered Inside Home They Shared

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – A 60-year-old township man has been charged with murdering his 82-year-old mother, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Dalton Chiscolm Jr., of Haverhill Place, Somerset, is charged with First Degree Murder in the death of his mother, Roberta Ann Taylor, 82, with whom the suspect lived, Robertson said.

Robertson provided the following ...

Ex-Rutgers Football Player Charged in Attempted Murder Plot is Hard Working 'Role Model,' Pastor says

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The pastor of a former Rutgers football player charged with threatening to kill two people described the young athlete as a hard worker and a leader in the church community.

"He is respectful and a role model," Dr. Derrick Dumas said of Izaia Bullock, the former university football player accused of plotting to kill two relatives of an ...

Ex-Rutgers Football Player was Recorded Plotting Murders, Affidavit Says

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A now-former Rutgers football player charged with plotting two murders appeared in court via video connection from the county jail today with relatives sitting in the court watching the video and comforting one another.

The mother  and step-mother of Izaia Bullock sat in court with a few family friends, and was of the women could be seen weeping, and other ...

RU football player arrested in double murder plot

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Rutgers football player was arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree attempted murder for plotting to kill two members of the family of his friend, authorities said today.

Izaia Bullock, 22, of Piscataway, a junior linebacker, is being held at the Middlesex County jail in North Brunswick following his arrest.

Rutgers dismissed Bullock from the football ...

Edison Man Sought In Fatal Shooting

Edison, NJ - ​Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Director Anthony A. Caputo of the New Brunswick Police Department said that one man was arrested on Saturday, and another is sought in the fatal shooting of a New Brunswick man on Friday night.  According to the Prosecutor's office, Christopher “C-Dub” Thompson, 26, of Edison, has been charged with murder, ...

Man Faces 8-Year Sentence in Motorcycle Crash that Killed Passenger

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Piscataway man pleaded guilty in Superior Court today to charges from a crash in which a female passenger on his motorcycle was killed.

Ruddy Custodio, 30, of Piscataway, pleaded guilty today to vehicular homicide for the crash last July 4 in South Plainfield in which Jessica Montes, 28, of Piscataway, was killed, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a ...

Prosecutor: Driver Used Marijuana before Accident that Killed RU student

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Franklin Township man faces a vehicular homicide charge for allegedly driving after using marijuana last month when he struck and killed a 19-year-old Rutgers University student in downtown New Brunswick.

David Stewart, 36, of the Somerset section of Franklin, was under the influence of marijuana on Sept. 28 when his car struck, Cory Aufiero of Colts Neck, on George ...

Grand Jury indicts five Edison Police Officers for “No Show Jobs”

Edison, NJ –  Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced today that a grand jury indicted five Edison police officers on multiple charges including official misconduct, participating in a pattern of official misconduct, and theft.

According to a statement issued by Mr. Carey’s office, Sergeant Ioannis (John) Mpletsakis, 39, Patrolman Paul Pappas, 44, Patrolman James ...

Woman Charged in Crash that Killed East Brunswick Man

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Paterson woman was a arrested and charged with homicide for a fatal drunk-driving crash last month in which an 80-year-old man was killed another person was injured on Route 1 in North Brunswick, authorities said.

 Elizabeth Gomez, 42, faces one count of second-degree vehicular homicide for the crash in the early morning hours of Sept. 22, Middlesex County Prosecutor ...


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