New Brunswick Prison Reentry Site to Open February

February 14, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC), a nonprofit agency serving court-involved individuals, is pleased to announce the grand opening a new reentry site in Middlesex County on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 11 a.m.

NJRC's new office will be at 57 Livingston Ave. During the opening, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin will offer remarks and cut the ribbon. NJRC ...

Highland Park Cop Charged in New Year's Drunk Driving Incident

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - A Highland Park off-duty cop has been charged in a New Years Eve drunk-driving incident which left three people seriously injured, authorities announced on Wednesday.

Norman E. Brown, 44 of Perth Amboy, faces charges of assault by auto and driving while intoxicated, according to a statement from Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey and Woodbridge Policy Director Robert ...

New Brunswick Police Lieutenant Demoted, Report Says

NEW BRUNSWICK, - A New Brunswick police lieutenant was demoted to sergeant following a Jan. 2017 internal affairs review, public records show.

City officials confirmed at the Feb. 7, 2018 city council meeting that William Oels III was the officer who had been demoted.

But they declined to discuss Oels’ demotion at the meeting, citing a policy to not discuss personnel matters in ...

Indonesians Taking Sanctuary in Highland Park Church to Return Home

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - Three Indonesian Christians taking sanctuary in a Highland Park church will be able to return home, after a federal judge issued an order halting their deportation.

Late Friday night, U.S. district judge Esther Salas issued a temporary restraining order to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents, preventing them from moving forward with any deportation ...

Edison, Highland Park Immigrants Say Their Passports Were Stolen During Weekend Break-In

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - Two Indonesian immigrants seeking sanctuary in the Reformed Church of Highland Park say several of their passports were stolen during a pair of break-ins this past weekend.

“This does not make sense,” said Arthur Jemmy of Edison, one of the residents whose apartment was broken into. The passports of Arthur and his wife, Sofia, were taken. They were both issued ...

Local Residents Rally for Immigrants Seeking Sanctuary in Highland Park Church

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - If you hadn’t been following the news of the past week, Sunday morning at the Reformed Church of Highland Park almost looked like normal weekend business.

Between two and three dozen congregants ​prayed in the pews on either side of the main aisle, while different church leaders led them through the 75​-​minute​-​long service.

The atmosphere switched ...

Homes of Highland Park, Edison Immigrants Vandalized

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - Police are investigating the vandalism and ransacking of two homes of Indonesian immigrants seeking sanctuary in the Reformed Church of Highland Park, Rev. Seth Kaper-Dale confirmed Saturday.

Harry Pangemanan, who’s been using the church as a sanctuary since Thursday, said that he and his family found out Friday evening that their​ house was ransacked.

Arthur ...

Four Middlesex Relatives Charged in Connection With Elizabeth Shooting

ELIZABETH, NJ - Two New Brunswick men are among a group of four relatives charged in connection with an Elizabeth homicide, authorities announced.

Tyquan Fuqua, 26, and Almalik Fuqua, 27, both of New Brunswick, are being charged in connection with the fatal shooting of 30-year-old East Brunswick resident Tyrone Osoriom, according to a Jan. 19 statement from acting Union County Prosecutor Ann ...

Life Imprisonment for New Brunswick Man Convicted of Shooting His Ex-Girlfriend

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A New Brunswick man will serve life in prison for stalking and fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend back in 2015, authorities announced on Jan. 18.

On June 24, Giver Quiroz-Vasquez, 28 of New Brunswick, pursued his ex-girlfriend, 25-year-old New Brunswick resident Alicia Martinez-Izaguirr, by car, before killing her at her place of employment, Middlesex County Prosecutor ...

Prison for Two Former New Brunswick Employees in Parking Fee Theft Scheme

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Two former employees of the New Brunswick Parking Authority will spend time behind bars after they were found guilty of official misconduct, authorities announced late Saturday evening.

The sentencing of Emil Hanna, 62, and Emad Naguib, 56, both of Old Bridge, marks the closure of another chapter in a years-long legal battle.

On Friday afternoon, both were handed a ...

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