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Law & Justice

December 22, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ - A Jersey City man and a Newark woman face spending the rest of their lives behind bars after being charged with committing four robberies and two shootings on a single night in Jersey City,  U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced Wednesday. Rodney Williams, 29, and Siobhan ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - As initially reported by the GlobeNJ back in June, State Senator Sandra B. Cunningham (D-Hudson) did not have alcohol in her system when she was involved in a motor vehicle collision on March 4, a toxicology report has shown.  Cunningham was arrested at the scene of the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 29-year-old Jersey City man faces up to 10 years in prison after admitting to possessing a firearm and ammunition after having previously been convicted of a felony, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. On Tuesday Andre Cannon pleaded guilty by videoconference before ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – Members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit have arrested an 18-year-old woman from West New York on charges involving the false report of a sexual assault to law enforcement officers, officials said. The woman was charged with Perjury, False Swearing ...

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PHILADELPHIA, PA — Scammers don’t take a holiday, unfortunately, and the top thing on their list right now is stealing people’s hard-earned money. The Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Philadelphia Office is reminding the public to be vigilant about seasonal shopping scams. The two most ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A former Hudson County couple was sentenced Tuesday for operating a Ponzi scheme in which they defrauded approximately 30 investors out more than $400,000 by making extraordinary guarantees about investment returns and then used the money for extravagant purchases and to pay off other ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A 43-year-old Jersey City man has been sentenced to 86 months in prison for possessing with intent to distribute heroin, cocaine and cocaine base, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Hason Armfield previously pleaded guilty to an indictment charging him with possessing ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit are investigating a sexual assault that reportedly took place on a Jersey City street on Tuesday, November 30. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, the Union City Police Department referred a ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A 20-year-old Jersey City man said to be a member of a neighborhood street gang that identifies as “300” operating in Hudson County admitted his role in a gang-related shooting that left a 12-year-old injured, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced earlier this week. Marc ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-N.J.) applauded the passage of the Daniel Anderl Judicial Security and Privacy Act of 2021 by the Senate Judiciary Committee last week. The legislation comes after the targeted attack on the home of U.S. District Court Judge ...

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SCRANTON, PA - Federal criminal charges brought by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania could land a Jersey City man in prison for the rest of his life. According to United States Attorney John C. Gurganus, Daniel D. Wheeler, a/k/a “Danny Manhattan,” ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A 38-year-old Jersey City man was found guilty Thursday of being a felon in possession of a firearm and carrying a firearm to facilitate distribution of heroin on the streets of New Jersey, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Raymond Petway was convicted of one count of ...

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KEARNY, NJ - An old pop song by Ricky Nelson may have well described the Wednesday gathering in Kearny where the atrium of a state reentry training and employment center was named in honor of outgoing New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney. The little garden party included some of the most ...

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NEW JERSEY – Don't enjoy too much holiday cheer in a glass and get behind the wheel of a car this season. That's essentially the message of the Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety as the annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” holiday campaign gets ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Jersey City man arrested previously in connection with Saturday afternoon’s vehicular collision in which he is said to have struck a 15-year-old girl leaving her with life threatening injuries now faces additional charges.  Marroquin Solorzano, 30, was arrested at ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A 44-year-old Jersey City man has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for conspiring to use fake passports to open accounts at banks into which he and others deposited phony IRS refund checks, causing the banks to lose approximately $450,000, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The 83-year-old victim of a hit-and-run collision on Wednesday has died, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced. As previously reported, Judith Baller Fabian, a Jersey City resident, was struck while crossing John F. Kennedy Boulevard near Harrison Avenue at ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A state Grand Jury declined to charge 13 officers involved in the fatal police encounter with two armed assailants responsible for the attack on a Jersey City Kosher supermarket on December 10, 2019. David N. Anderson, 47, and Francine Graham, 50, were fatally shot by police ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A Paterson man admitted to possessing a firearm and ammunition in Jersey City after previously being convicted of a felony, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachel Honig said.  Harold Mickens, 56, pleaded guilty earlier this week to an indictment charging him with one count of possession of a ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A Jersey City man admitted in court on November 3 to possessing a firearm and ammunition after previously having been convicted of a felony, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Nathan Miller, 32, pleaded guilty to an indictment charging him with one count of possession ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A Jersey City man is dead after being struck by a vehicle the area of 740 Route 440 at approximately 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to the scene where they found Phillip Delany, ...

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TRENTON, NJ – As part of its ongoing commitment to providing seamless reintegration services to those nearing release, the New Jersey Department of Corrections (NJDOC) is partnering with the New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC) to provide Health Navigation services at Edna Mahan Correctional ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Hudson County man faces a mandatory 20 years in prison for distributing heroin and fentanyl into a New Jersey state prison resulting in the overdose of one of the inmates, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael Honig announced. Noel Salgado, aka “Kuko”, 41, was convicted of one count of ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A Bayonne man pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of second degree leaving the scene of an accident resulting in the death of John Hagans which occurred on September 10, 2020 in Bayonne.  As previously reported, at approximately 10:20 p.m. on the day of the incident James ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - While statistics show that lockdowns to combat COVID-19 may have slowed the progress of the virus, they also reveal an increase in opportunities for domestic violence. One online survey showed that there was a sharp increase in these incidents, generally defined as physical, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez is seeking the public's assistance in locating Jimmy B. Colclough, 30, Newark. Colclough is wanted on charges of Murder, two counts of Attempted Murder, and two counts of Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Possession of a Weapon, in ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The death of a 27-year-old Jersey City woman found deceased in her Woodlawn Avenue apartment is under investigation by the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department.   According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, members of ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ  – The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office has a new Chief of Detectives. On Tuesday James A. Parker, a more than three decade veteran of law enforcement work, including in both Philadelphia and with the New Jersey State Police where he rose to the rank of Major, was sworn in by ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - An “intense and thorough” investigation into an October 5 road rage incident that sent an 81-year-old Jersey City man to the hospital with wounds to his left eye and face has led to the arrest of Luis A. Villa, 33, Bayonne. As previously reported, on the day of the incident the ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The owners of two Jersey City sites, as well the company that operates what were termed illegal solid waste facilities on them, are now the subject of environmental enforcement actions filed by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). “Pollution affects all of ...

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