Law & Justice

June 2, 2020

HACKENSACK, N.J. — In the week following the death of George Floyd, the City of Hackensack will take it to the streets this week to rally against police brutality and demand justice.  On Memorial Day, Floyd, a 46-year-old black man who lived in a neighborhood outside Minneapolis, Minnesota, died ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — It seemed every bit the quiet Saturday afternoon in Hackensack, with the sun shining down from blue skies — until a dozen people holding up signs marching single-file heading toward the Court Plaza made their presence known. “I — CAN’T — BREATHE!” shouted a protester. When ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — Weeks after a city man was arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child late last month following a police investigation, which found he had engaged in lascivious conservations with a child online, he is now facing charges of sexual assault. A new investigation ...

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NORTH JERSEY — Thirty-five years after a New York City man’s body was discovered on the side of the road less than two miles from the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, police have made an arrest in his murder. On Wednesday, the NYPD arrested 66-year-old David Garrido at the Midtown North Precinct ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — Bergen County Sheriff Anthony Cureton is sounding off on the “domestic terrorism” that occurred in Monsey, New York Saturday night, during which an intruder reportedly entered a Rabbi’s residence during a Hanukkah celebration and stabbed five victims who are Orthodox Jews with a ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — An orthopedic surgeon from Hackensack was charged today in an 11-count indictment by a federal grand jury for failing to pay over payroll taxes to the IRS and to report a foreign bank account, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito said. An investigation was conducted by special agents ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Authorities arrested a Bronx, New York, man and charged him with two counts of aggravated assault and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. The Division of Child Protection and Permanency on October 23 phoned the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office Special Victims ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- A 53-year-old Fair Lawn woman who served a stint in the Saddle Brook School District as an assistant counselor, has been arrested and issued several assault charges stemming from her alleged engagement in sexual conduct with a student. Ellen Terpening was charged with ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – A vehicle pursuit on Route 80 ended last Friday in the arrest of a 27-year-old Teaneck man who was in possession of narcotics. According to a press release from the Hackensack Police Department, Narcotics Detective John Dalton was on patrol on Route 80 eastbound at 3:51 p.m. on ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Bergen County Sheriff Anthony Cureton presided over the promotions of four city police officers and swore in nine new hires during a ceremony at Two Bergen County Plaza on Tuesday, September 24. “I am glad to welcome nine new members to the sheriff’s office and promote four ...

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BERGEN- In Ridgewood, on Mon., Sept. 9, U.S. Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Bill Pascrell (NJ-9) will focus on the fight against domestic terrorism, to combat the rise in ISIS-inspired, homegrown terror and white ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A 42-year-old Hackensack man was given 12 years behind bars for his involvement in a ring that distributed cocaine across northern New Jersey, according to authorities. During Michael Swanson’s sentencing on Tuesday in Morris County, Judge Stephen Taylor also required him to ...

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A year after a school bus crash on Route 80 claimed the lives of fifth grade teacher Jennifer Williamson and 10-year-old student Miranda Vargas, who were traveling from East Brook Middle School in Paramus to Waterloo Village for a field trip, U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer reintroduced a pair of bills ...

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