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Hunterdon Woman Guilty in $300K Insurance Scam, Tax Fraud

June 8, 2018

NEWARK, N.J. – A Hunterdon County woman has admitted to stealing outstanding customer refund checks and failing to report that income on her individual tax returns, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Salomé Woolford, 49, of Lebanon, pleaded guilty yesterday before U.S. District Judge Claire C. Cecchi in Newark federal court. She was charged with one count of conspiracy to ...

Raritan Twp. Paid $200K to Settle 'Excessive Force' Lawsuit

RARITAN TWP., NJ – The township has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle a lawsuit filed in federal court against its police.

The suit was filed by Dennis Shuman against the township Police Department and Patrol Officers D. S. Carson and Aaron Roth; Lt. Nicholas Buck; Sgt. Scott Lessig; and Police Chief Glenn Tabasko. It alleges assault and battery; negligence; emotional distress; abuse of ...

Fatal Overdose Yields 10-Year Prison Term

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A man found guilty for his role in a fatal drug overdose has been sentenced to a decade in state prison.

Christopher T. Brown, 40, of Irvington, was sentenced yesterday by Judge Robert Reed after a jury trial, according to a press release from  Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III.

Brown was found guilty by a Hunterdon County jury on charges ...

Guard at Women's Prison Convicted of Sex Assault

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A man who worked as a corrections officer at the state’s only women’s prison was convicted on five counts yesterday, the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office announced.

Jason Mays, 45, of Hillside, was found guilty of two counts of official misconduct; one count of sexual assault; one count of criminal sexual contact; and one count of a pattern of ...

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