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Law & Justice

June 10, 2022

ELIZABETH, NJ — A Union County grand jury has returned a 17-count indictment against a Plainfield man charged in two violent sexual assaults that happened in Westfield and Plainfield last October, the Union County Prosecutor announced. Terence Rhue, 23, is charged with three counts of ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A Westfield police officer ticketed a Black driver he pulled over for speeding but did not issue a citation to a white man he stopped for driving more than twice the speed limit early that same morning, according to law enforcement videos obtained by TAPinto Westfield through public ...

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  NEWARK, N.J. – A New Providence resident pleaded guilty Tuesday to committing wire fraud and making false reports and statements to and for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. The man, Shenandoah Adams Sr., aka “Shane ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A Union County Grand Jury, on March 31 returned a 13-count indictment against retired Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School drama teacher and theater director Ronald E. Wells, Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel and Acting Summit Police Chief Steven Zagorski jointly announced ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A Scotch Plains resident reported losing over $800,000 via an internet scam that offered a fake gold-buying investment opportunity, according to the Scotch Plains police blotter. The victim met someone online claiming to make a lot of money buying gold. The victim then ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Lawrence Law is a divorce and family law practice with offices in Watchung and Red Bank. Jeralyn Lawrence, the founder of Lawrence Law, has a team of lawyers, paralegals, and professional support staff who are aligned with her values. Every divorce is different, and the team at ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A Union County grand jury has returned a fourteen-count indictment against Christopher P. Marbaix, co-founder of Summit-based robotics laboratory 'Robot Revolution', who is charged with sexual crimes against six students, Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel and Summit Police ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A state appeals court has upheld the conviction of a Newark man who was sentenced to 25 years in prison for a 2014 carjacking in Westfield. The New Jersey appellate court on Thursday affirmed the conviction of Lamar Randleman on charges of first degree carjacking and third degree ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Flooded by calls from Scotch Plains self-storage customers from Westfield and other towns in his district who have been denied access to their personal belongings following Hurricane Ida, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick is planning to introduce legislation to protect their ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Among those frustrated by his inability to visit his unit at Public Storage on Route 22 in Scotch Plains is two-time Super Bowl champion and Giants legend Carl Banks, who stored mementos of his stellar NFL career at the storage facility.  Items in the storage unit ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Two days after Public Storage of Scotch Plains was served with an injunction to stop tossing Scotch Plains resident Mary Jean Murphy's belongings, the company issued a second public statement about the situation. Through its outside p.r. firm, the storage company said its ...

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RARITAN BAY, NJ – Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October 2021 #BeCyberSmart) raises awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across America, ensuring that everyone has the resources needed to be safer and more secure online. In promoting Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Prove, the modern ...

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SURF CITY — The daughter accused of murdering her father and his girlfriend at a Surf City home was recently excluded from his will, according to an affidavit of probable cause obtained by TAPinto Stafford-LBI.   A neighbor who was friends with the couple told police that Sherry Lee Heffernan ...

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SURF CITY — A Pennsylvania woman has been charged with double murder in Surf City. The woman charged is the daughter of the male victim, John Enders.  Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Surf City Police Chief John N. Casella, Jr., announced that Sherry Lee Heffernan, 55, of ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Newark man on Wednesday was sentenced to 110 months in prison for participating in a string of statewide convenience store robberies, authorities announced.  Meshach Whagar, 31, of Newark, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty and was charged with one count of ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The original goals of the Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk on Saturday, July 17, in honor of Daniel Anderl were 500 participants and $100,000 for scholarships at St. Joseph High School. However, organizers announced that the event had more than double the number of participants, ...

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UNION COUNTY — The Union County Prosecutor's Office announced today that 27-year-old Tyler Rios, already facing kidnapping charges related to the Amber Alert abduction of his two-year-old son Sebastian Rios, will now face murder charges in the death of the boy's mother, 24-year-old Rahway resident ...

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RAHWAY and UNION COUNTY, NJ — Around 4 a.m. this morning, the grandmother of missing Rahway woman Yasemin Uyar, took to her Facebook page to report that she had been informed that the body of her granddaughter had been found in Tennessee. TAPinto Rahway reported yesterday that authorities were ...

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