Plainfield Man Sentenced to 17 Years for Armed Crime Spree

August 8, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A Plainfield man has been sentenced to 204 months in prison for robbing seven banks, and attempting to rob an eighth bank while brandishing a firearm, committing one carjacking and attempting to commit three additional carjackings, and taking a hostage at gunpoint while fleeing, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.

Marlon Peek, 42, previously pleaded guilty before U.S.

Prisoner Re-Entry Program Developments In Union County

UNION COUNTY - As changes have been made to reform national policies on incarceration, Union County has provided a valuable model for success. The local Reconnections prisoner re-entry program, funded in part by the Freeholder Board, has helped hundreds of formerly incarcerated individuals adjust back to life in the community.

Reconnections provides guidance and resources ...

Former Linden Police Chief Jonathan Parham Has Been Sworn in as Union County Undersheriff

ELIZABETH, NJ - Jonathan Parham, the former chief of the Linden Police Department, was sworn in as Union County Undersheriff on Friday.

Parham was a member of the Linden Police Department for nearly 25 years, moving up the ladder from officer to captain to chief. He joins the staff of Union County Sheriff Peter Corvelli and fellow undersheriffs Amilcar Colon and Dennis ...

Roselle Man Charged in Animal Cruelty Case      

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Roselle man found with more than 40 dogs living in severely unsanitary and inhumane living conditions in his home last month has been charged with more than 30 criminal offenses, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Wednesday.

Evelio J. Calderon, 40, is charged with two 3rd-degree animal cruelty offenses, 14 counts of 4th-degree animal abuse by ...

Former Linden Police Chief to be Appointed as Union County Undersheriff

LINDEN, NJ - Former Linden Police Chief Jonathan Parham is set to be sworn in as a Union County Undersheriff, this Friday.

As a member of the Linden Police Department for nearly 25 years, Parham has served in each rank from Officer to Captain before his promotion to Chief in September of 2016. 

During his first month as Chief, Parham along with other Linden Police ...

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