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BP Gas Station Worker Charged with Stealing from Employer

June 14, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - A gas station worker from Elizabeth has been charged with stealing well over $100,000 annually from his employer for two and a half years, amounting to more than quintuple his regular income, according to acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan.

Mario Rosas Delavega Rocha, 42, of  Lt. Glenn Zamorski Drive in Elizabeth, was charged with a single count of ...

Local Man Gets Six Years in Jail for Crash that Killed a Man from Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ - Sergio Gomez Ochoa, 37, was sentenced to six years in state prison for vehicular homicide after an alcohol-fueled wreck that took the life of an Elizabeth man last year. 

Under the terms set down Friday by State Superior Court Judge John M. Deitch, Ochoa must serve at least 85 percent of that time before the possibility of parole.  

During the early hours of ...

Fatal Overdose in Flemington Yields State Prison Term for Elizabeth Man

FLEMINGTON, NJ - An Elizabeth man was sentenced to state prison today for his role in a fatal overdose earlier this year.

Richard Deo, 37, of Elizabeth, was arrested Feb. 13 and charged with first-degree strict liability for a drug-induced death in connection with a Jan. 27 overdose in Flemington.

Deo was also charged with two counts of third-degree conspiracy to distribute heroin; two ...

MS-13 Members Sentenced for Gangland Killing of an 18 -year old in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ -  A state Superior Court Judge has sentenced three young defendants to a combined total of 67 years in state prison for their roles in the “savage brutality” of a meticulously planned, gang-related, execution-style murder, says acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan.

Juan Delgado, 19, was sentenced to 17 years while 19-year-old Felix Rivera and ...

Charges Dismissed Against Elizabeth Man Convicted of Murder

ELIZABETH, NJ - An Elizabeth man’s sentence has been over turned and all charges dropped in the March 20, 1994 shooting death of 19-year-old Jerry Myers.  Prosecutors in the case concede, based on a claim of ineffective assistance of defense counsel at trial and acknowledging that the case would be impossible to prove beyond a reasonable doubt during a retrial.

Jean Dorval, 45, was ...

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