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Flemington Women Plead Guilty in Federal Oxycodone Case

April 18, 2018

TRENTON, N.J. – Four women appeared in federal court this week to admit their roles in an oxycodone distribution conspiracy in Flemington and elsewhere, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Alicia Balaban, 35, of Wellington, Fla; Marie DeJulia, 42, of Lodi; and Michele Call, 63, and Nelida Rios, 55, both of Flemington, were previously charged by complaint.

They were each charged ...

Hunterdon Prosecutor Kearns Announces Staff Changes

FLEMINGTON, NJ – It’s official. Frank R. Crisologo has been sworn as the new Chief of Detectives for the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office.

Crisologo replaces John Kuczynski, who retired in February. Crisologo had served as Deputy Chief under Kuczynski.

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III also appointed a new First Assistant Prosecutor, Michael J.

Three Arrested After Joint Drug Probes

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A pair of joint narcotics investigations has resulted in the arrest of three people.

John C. Bender, 30, of Flemington, was charged with fourth-degree possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, third-degree possession of psilocybin mushrooms with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia, a disorderly person offense.

The investigation was ...

DUI, Cocaine, Marijuana in Recent Township Arrests

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Police today released details on four recent arrests.  

Juan J. Simal, 19, of Ringoes, was arrested by Sgt. Robert Landolina around 9:10 a.m. April 12 and charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police said Simal was stopped while driving on Route 202-31 near Commerce Street for having a partially cracked ...

DUI, Crab Meat Theft in Recent Township Arrests

RARITAN TWP., NJ  - Police here recently released details on several unrelated arrests.

Han H. Lee, 39, of Philadelphia, was charged with shoplifting $359 worth of crab meat from ShopRite here around 5:18 p.m. March 22. He was arrested by Patrol Officer Margaret Hammond and released.

A report of a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of Robert Hunter School led to the arrest ...

Police Probe Fire at Sun Ridge Condo

RARITAN TWP., NJ – The county’s top law enforcement officer said he’s investigating a fire that broke out in a condo here Monday.

The fire was at a Sequoia Court home here in the Sun Ridge development on Monday, April 2. It was reported around 4:55 p.m., according to a press release from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III.

“The Hunterdon County ...

Marijuana, Cocaine in Recent Township Arrests

RARITAN TWP., NJ -  Robert E. French, 33, of Flemington, was arrested by Sgt. Robert Landolina around 1:51 p.m. March 29. Police said he was stopped while driving on Route 31 because of a burned out rear brake light. French was charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle and failure to maintain lamps. He was ...

Polytech Students Build Kennel for 'Mac'

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Students from Hunterdon County Polytech have built a kennel to house the county Prosecutor’s Office’s newest officer, a K-9 named McGinley.

The effort was organized by Polytech Principal Daniel Kerr and Construction Science Instructor Charles Lachner, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III said in a press release.

As part of their curriculum, ...

Shoplifting at ShopRite, Crystal Meth in Recent Township Arrests

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Police here recently released details on a number of unrelated arrests.

Sgt. Robert Landolina arrested Hector O. Torres-Alicea, 33, of Philadelphia, and charged him with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana after a motor vehicle stop on Route 31 around 10:48 a.m. March 23. Police said Torres-Alicea was a passenger in a vehicle that they stopped for failure ...

Hunterdon Sheriff's Officers Report Drug Probation Violator Arrest

FLEMINGTON, NJ - A man who was sentenced to probation last year after being charged with manufacturing and distributing heroin has been arrested by Hunterdon County Sheriff’s Officers.

Sheriff’s Officers Sam Paolicelli and Sonia Noriega recently arrested Nicolas Rojas, 28, of Wayne, according to a press release issued by Hunterdon County Chief Warrant Officer Ed Davis.

Rojas was ...

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