Law & Justice

June 4, 2020

LINDEN, NJ - Residents are invited and city officials are preparing for a peaceful protest on Thursday, June 4, amid feelings of outrage and despair after the killing of Minneapolis resident, George Floyd. Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin on May 25.  The video went ...

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LINDEN, N.J. – A Linden man has been arrested for his role in a drug trafficking conspiracy in which he allegedly set up a drug mill in his apartment, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced Saturday. Brad Toby, 35, New Jersey, was arrested April 2, and charged by complaint with one count of ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A Elizabeth man federally convicted of attempted murder, as well as aggravated assault and weapons offenses, was sentenced Friday to life in state prison, authorities said. The bomber who detonated explosive devices in New York City and a Jersey Shore town over the course of a ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Prosecutor's Office swore in its first female Chief of Detectives at a swearing in ceremony that took place last Friday. Patricia Gusmano was sworn into the position, making her the first female Chief in the 162-year history of the Prosecutor's ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A Linden man wanted for shooting his stepfather in an apartment unit a little more than two weeks ago has been located and arrested in Pennsylvania, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo and Linden Police Chief David Hart jointly announced Monday. Derrick E. Merisma, 26, is ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - An Elizabeth man, convicted of detonating explosive devices in New York City and a Jersey Shore town over the course of a weekend in 2016, has been convicted on all charges filed against him in connection with a shootout with five Linden Police Department officers. After a ...

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LINDEN,  NJ - Three men have been arrested and charged for their alleged roles in a shooting incident that took place outside a Linden nightclub a little less than two weeks ago, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo and Linden Police Chief David Hart jointly announced ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - A Somerset County man has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a child on multiple occasions, beginning several years ago, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo announced Friday. Daniel Williams, 36, of Franklin Township has been charged with ...

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