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Woodbridge Man Gets 27-Year Sentence for Killing Wife

January 22, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Woodbridge man today was sentenced to 27 years in prison for fatally beating his wife in their home three years ago, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a statement.

Vito Nigro, 46, of the Colonia section of Woodbridge, must serve at least 85 percent of his sentence before he is eligible for parole, Carey said.

On Dec. 3, 2018, Nigro admitted to ...

NJ Supreme Court Dismisses More Than 780K Minor Municipal Court Warrants

TRENTON, NJ— If you have an outstanding arrest warrant for a municipal court case issued before 2003, your case may have been dismissed.

The New Jersey Supreme Court today dismissed over 780,000 minor municipal court warrants that have gone unresolved for 15 years or more. One of the cases dismissed dates back to 1976.

The order comes after a report by a three-judge panle recommended ...

Sheriff's Office Offers Close-up Look Through Academy

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Residents can once again get a close-up look at the Middlesex County Sheriff's Office through an eight-week Civilian Academy.

This academy is designed to show Middlesex County residents on the functions and duties of the sheriff’s office.

The program is conducted at the Middlesex County Fire Academy in Sayreville and begins March 14, from 7  to 9 ...

Edison Man Pleads Guilty To International Based Scam Targeting Seniors

Edison, NJ –  Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced that a 25 year old Edison resident pleaded guilty to conspiring with parties from a call center in India that used his Edison based company, Infusion Micro, LLC to accept payments from unsuspecting victims.  Prosecutors said that the scam conned 83 senior citizens out of cash totaling $25,000.

Mohammed Alam, of ...

Aggravated Manslaughter Conviction, No Early Release

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced that a man from El Salvador has been sentenced to serve 25 years in a New Jersey state prison for aggravated manslaughter in the death of an 18-year old Perth Amboy man.

Francisco Carlos Ramires “aka” Carlos Campos, 22, of El Salvador was sentenced on January 4, 2019, for the killing of Jose David Guardado ...

Piscataway Man Sentenced to 8 Years for Motorcycle Crash that Killed Girlfriend

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Piscataway man was sentenced to eight years in prison for crashing the motorcycle he was driving while under the influence of drugs, resulting in the death of his girlfriend.

Superior Court Judge Diane Pincus in New Brunswick imposed the sentenced on Ruddy Custodio, 30, for a charge of vehicular homicide, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a statement ...

Carteret Man Charged with Murdering Father-in-Law

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Carteret man was in custody today, charged with fatally shooting his 49-year-old father-in-law outside the Knights of Columbus Hall in Carteret on Friday.

Douglas Roman Rodriguez, 32, of Carteret turned himself in to borough Saturday night and was charged with murder, a first-degree crime,  Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a joint statement with ...

Prosecutor Notifying "Thousands" About Possible Changes in DWI Convictions

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Following a state Supreme Court ruling that threw out breath test results in DWI cases, the Middlesex County Prosecutor Office is moving to notify hundreds of county residents whose drunk-driving convictions may be impacted.

"The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office is in the process of sending out notices to the thousands of people in Middlesex County who ...

Beloved Search and Rescue Bloodhound Aided Police, Succumbs to Cancer

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - He was always called "Joker," short for Canine 832 Joker's Wild, and for five years, this bloodhound assisted police in Middlesex County on countless missing persons and other investigations.

In 2015, after a young woman was violently assaulted and left for dead, Joker found a track and led law enforcement officers to a residence, and ultimately led to ...

Edison Resident Sentenced to Seven Years in State Prison for Conspiring With Doctor to Supply Opioids to Drug Ring

TRENTON, NJ  –  A Warren businessman and Edison resident who operated a hearing aid company was sentenced to state prison today for conspiring with a doctor to supply a drug ring with tens of thousands of high-dose pills of the highly addictive opioid painkiller oxycodone, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced on Friday.

Andrew Stoveken, 68, of Edison, N.J., was ...

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Woodbridge Priest Arrested and Charged with Sexual Assault

January 18, 2019

TRENTON, N.J. – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey today announced that a priest from Phillipsburg, N.J., has been arrested and charged with multiple criminal counts in the sexual assault of a child who was between the ages of 14 and 17.

The arrest constitutes the first criminal case filed by the New Jersey Clergy Abuse Task Force, which ...