Law & Justice

August 18, 2018

 SOMERVILLE, NJ – Laura Gonzalez, of Paramus has been found guilty of 2nd degree endangering the welfare of a child and simple assault, a disorderly person’s offense.  The guilty verdicts were returned by a petit jury after a trial in New Jersey Superior Court before the Honorable Angela ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Daniel Rivera, a Hillsborough resident and a former registered investment advisor was arrested Wednesday on charges stemming from an investment fraud targeting elderly investors, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito. The 48-year-old suspect was indicted by a federal grand jury ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – A Clinton Township attorney has been indicted by a Hunterdon County Grand Jury. Walter N. Wilson, 63, was charged with two counts of third-degree misapplication of entrusted property, according to a press release from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III. Wilson ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ.- A Somerset County Jury has found Michael Washington, 28, of Paterson, guilty in connection with the Oct. 16, 2017, Bound Brook fatal shooting of William Roberts, 27, of Center Street, Somerville. Washington was found guilty of first degree aggravated manslaughter as a lesser ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Five individuals including a Hillsborough resident  were sentenced Friday for bribing doctors in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, its president and numerous associates, ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Francesco Taddeo, who had been serving as public defender in Joint Court for Hillsborough, Montgomery and Manville, has been appointed Municipal Judge. The Township Committee made the appointment at its Feb. 13 meeting. Taddeo replaces Judge John Richardson, who recently ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Sheriff’s Office will be on the look out for drunk and distracted drivers on Super Bowl Sunday. Game time is 6:40 p.m., with the Philadelphia Eagles playing the New England Patriots. Millions are expected to watch Super Bowl LII at bars and restaurants and ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - An investigation by the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office has concluded an off-duty Franklin Township police officer was justified in shooting an intruder inside his Manville home, authorities said Monday. The Somerset County Prosecutor's Office (SCPO) determined a grand jury ...

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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - Police are investigating the vandalism and ransacking of two homes of Indonesian immigrants seeking sanctuary in the Reformed Church of Highland Park, Rev. Seth Kaper-Dale confirmed Saturday. Harry Pangemanan, who’s been using the church as a sanctuary since Thursday, said ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A former fire commissioner for Franklin Township could spend as many as 30 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of a sex crimes spree. Thomas Canales, 39 of Franklin Township, was found guilty of seven counts by a jury, including sexual assault and endangering the ...

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TRENTON, NJ - A former Rutgers student has pleaded guilty to his involvement in a series of cyber attacks against the Rutgers University computer network, which left the internet crippled for days at a time, according to the US Department of Justice. Paras Jha, 21, of Fanwood, faces up to 10 ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ – Amie Marroccelli, 44, twice convicted of 2nd Degree Vehicular Homicide in the death of a motorist on Route 78 in 2010, will be sentenced Friday, Dec. 15 before Judge Robert Reed at 9 a.m. in the Somerset County Courthouse. The Union Township woman was found guilty of the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Somerset Hills and the Central Jersey Community Coalition hosted a dialogue recently which addressed the issues facing those involved with the modern American criminal justice system. The event was organized by Caroline Hann, who is a ...

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  SOMERSET, NJ - A state board temporarily suspended a local pain doctor’s license for allegedly calling a client "drug addict", waving a knife in the air with a room full of patients, and other inappropriate behavior, according to court documents. On Oct. 27, Franklin Township Police ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office has partnered with a Bedminster software company to launch "Somerset Strong," a customized phone APP already used by millions across the country to anonymously report incidents of opioid abuse, bullying, harassment and other harmful and ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – One of two suspects who police say switched key fobs to steal two Mercedes from a Route 22 auto dealer has been found guilty of multiple charges by a Somerset County Jury. Luis Lora, 36, of W. 36th Street, Union City was found guilty of the third degree theft of an automobile, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Franklin Township man must serve 23 years in prison and register as a sex offender after assaulting a Highland Park woman in February, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey. On Feb.19, Brandon Cox, 23, of the Somerset section, approached a mother who was ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Hillsborough resident Danielle N. Levine has joined the Morris County-based law firm Einhorn Harris as an associate. She is one of five new lawyers to join the firm. “Each of our new associates brings additional strengths and experiences that will further build on our ...

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NEW YORK – The Department of Justice released details of a thwarted terror plot to attack New York City during the summer of 2016 on Friday, including the arrest of one of three suspects in Cranford, NJ. Three men, who were arrested in 2016 and 2017, planned to detonate bombs in Times Square and ...

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