Law & Justice

October 11, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – A notice of claim has been sent to various township entities, the county and the state by a township resident who allegedly slipped and fell due to a pothole in front of her home on Mary Drive in Towaco. Timothy Broking, an attorney for the firm Aiello Harris Marth Tunnero & ...

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TRENTON, NJ - A Warren real estate investor, a Watchung builder, and a Millington real estate settlement attorney were arraigned Wednesday on multiple charges in connection with their alleged roles in a mortgage fraud scheme using “straw buyers” to fraudulently obtain mortgage loans from a bank , ...

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BOSTON – A Montville resident and former New Jersey broker was arrested and charged Sept. 12 with defrauding his clients by engaging in a multi-year “cherry-picking” scheme, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Massachusetts District. Michael Bressman, 61, was arrested ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A Newark man was sentences to life in prison for the Christmas 2015 home invasion burglary of a Bloomfield residence.The Honorable James W. Donohue, Judge of the Superior Court.handed down the sentence today putting  Roberson Burney, 60, behind bars for the rest of his life.  On ...

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NEWARK, NJ – An Oradell, NJ man who had been accused of robbing four banks, a liquor store and the Raceway gas station in Pine Brook pleaded guilty to all six counts of robbery charged against him in federal court on July 25, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito. Joel Robbins, 47, admitted ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Pine Brook-based drug manufacturer Alvogen has won its lawsuit to stay the execution of a convicted murderer in Nevada, charging that the state acquired Alvogen’s drug to perform the execution deceptively, according to an ABC News article. The killer, Scott Raymond Dozier, 47, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Montville Township residents Werner Goldbach, Jacki Granville and Kyle Sanzone were among a group of volunteers sworn in as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) who will advocate for the best interests of children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or ...

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NEWARK, NJ – The former CEO, CFO and an executive director of a publicly traded health care services company were charged today with allegedly orchestrating a widespread scheme to defraud investors and others out of hundreds of millions of dollars in connection with a merger transaction designed to ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Nearly four years after 19-year-old Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin, a 2013 graduate of Seton Hall Prep, was gunned down on Walker Road in West Orange by a man who recently pled guilty to six charges, including charges of first-degree terrorism and murder, Ali Muhammad Brown was ...

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LAWTON, OK. – Montville Township High School graduate and U.S. Army 2nd Lieutenant Brandon Hatzel thought he’d be able to relax and have a smoothie in a café in Lawton, OK on March 19, but instead ran into the parking lot to aid police in the arrest of a would-be carjacker, according to the Fort ...

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BUTLER & KINNELON, NJ - A Morris county man was arrested on Sunday resulting from a police investigation into the illegal distribution of narcotics, according to Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp. A  joint investigation conducted by the Butler and Kinnelon Police Departments, the Morris ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A 64-year-old Kenvil man busted last year in an FBI sting today admitted he conspired to extort money by threatening violence, said authorities. The man, Joseph Martinelli, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, admitting he conspired to commit extortion using threats of force, ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Over the past year, Morris County has seen a rise in the number of car burglaries and stolen vehicles. Morris County Sheriff James Gannon is asking for the public’s help in reducing the statistics in 2018.  Car burglars often go to residential neighborhoods and walk up and ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – The proposed bill to allow school districts with multiple high schools to “co-op” in all sports based on participation or financial issues will not be signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie. Christie will “pocket veto” the bill, by placing it on an “action not taken list” prior ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Arrests have been made in a massive operation that stretched from New Jersey to California, that targeted sex offenders, and persons possessing child pornography was announced today by Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino. Arrests of 79 child predators and child pornography ...

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