Law & Justice

June 12, 2021

Updated on June 12 UNION COUNTY, NJ — The governor’s nomination of a Superior Court judge to be the next Union County prosecutor heads to the state senate for approval. Gov. Phil Murphy has nominated Judge William A. Daniel to fill the role to be left vacant when Lyndsay V. Ruotolo leaves the ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - A Hillside man on Thursday admitted his role in a conspiracy to steal check books and credit cards from the postal system, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Tashon Ragan, 21, of Hillside, New Jersey, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Susan ...

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NEW JERSEY - Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced on Thursday that an alleged local leader of the Latin Kings street gang and eight inmates allegedly under his command in various correctional facilities—including Northern State Prison in Newark and New Jersey State Prison in Trenton—have ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — County officials confirmed the prior suspicions of community leaders at Thursday’s Board of Commissioners meeting: the Union County jail in Elizabeth will close and inmates will be transferred to the Essex County Correctional facility in Newark. The county is entering into a ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ-- The Seventh Annual Union County C.A.R.E.S. (Community, Action, Response, Education, Safety) Domestic Violence Symposium is scheduled to take place later this week, and those working in fields dedicated to serving victims are being encouraged to register and learn from a host of ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — On Wednesday, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the new Union County Fire/EMS Training Academy at the site of the county’s former Juvenile Detention Center in Linden. On Thursday, county residents pressed the Board of Commissioners about whether the Union County Jail in ...

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NEWARK, N.J. – A local insurance broker pled guilty to fraud after being caught using his position to solicit private investor money, according to a U.S. Attorney’s Office press release. Ivan Ramos, 39, of Hillside, entered his guilty plea on one county of securities fraud during a video ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - The Township of Hillside prevailed earlier this week in a suit brought by former Police Captain Nicola Lamonte alleging retaliation and a hostile work environment. The court concluded that "the record does not even come remotely close to establishing that Mayor Garretson acted ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the New Jersey Bureau of Securities within the Division of Consumer Affairs announced on Wednesday that the Bureau has filed a seven-count suit against a Hillside financial consultant and his company, alleging he defrauded at least 57 investors ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - Anthony Salters, 58, of Hillside, was indicted Tuesday on charges of filing false tax returns, statements, and other documents; failing to file a tax return; wire fraud; and student aid fraud, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Salters was charged by indictment with one ...

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