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High School Teacher Charged with Sexual Contact with Girls

December 7, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK - A Sayreville high school teacher was arrested on charges of engaging in inappropriate conduct and sexual contact with several high school students, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a statement Friday afternoon

Eric Pieklo, 50, of South Amboy, the wood shop teacher at Sayreville War Memorial High School, was arrested on four counts of second-degree ...

Man Admits Killing Wife, Faces 27-Year Sentence

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Woodbridge man will be sentenced to 27 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to killing his 32-year-old wife in their home three years ago, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey announced in a statement.

Vito Nigro, 46, of the Colonia section of Woodbridge, pleaded guilty to a single count of first-degree aggravated manslaughter for the July 22, 2015, beating ...

Police at Family Court Building for Emergency Drill, Section of New Street Closed

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City police will conduct a training exercise at the Family Court building on New Street from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, city officials announced.

Police said New Street will be closed.

Authorities sent out an alert that there will be an increased law enforcement activity in the area.

"This is only a training exercise," police said in the alert.

The ...

Passersby, a Doctor and Police Help Free Pinned Pedestrian

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Passersby, a local doctor and police rushed to the aid of a pedestrian on Sunday, Dec. 2, when he was hit by a car at Easton Avenue and Albany Street, right by the New Brunswick Train Station.

Upon the officer’s arrival at 12:13 a.m., they found a 37-year-old Edison man, Mauricio Martinez, pinned under a 2011 black Subaru Legacy driven by Glinette Brown, 36, of ...

Man Faces 7-Year Sentence for Fatal Drunk-Driving Crash

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Woodbridge man faces a seven-year prison sentence after he pleaded guilty to causing the death of a passenger in his car when he hit a concrete barrier while driving drunk in Piscataway last May, authorities said today.

Tayib Mahmood, 29, pleaded guilty Thursday to charged of vehicular homicide and driving while intoxicated, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey, said ...

Somerset County Grand Jury Indicts 6 Suspects in Murder

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A Somerset County Grand Jury has indicted five men and one women for the murder of Nelson Noe Garcia-Lopez, 24 of North Plainfield, according to:Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The indictments for murder and related crimes were returned on Nov. 13 against:

- Oscar Ivan Baquendo-Martinez, 23, West 4th Street, Plainfield;

- Patricio M.

Man Connected with New Brunswick Murder Found in Georgia, Cops Say

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  An Edison man, wanted in connection to the fatal shooting of a New Brunswick man, has been apprehended, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced Saturday.

Christopher “C-Dub” Thompson, 26, of Edison, was arrested Thursday at a home in Lithonia, Georgia by members of the U.S. Marshals Service. He is charged with murder, attempted ...

Youth Minister Gulity of Sexual Contact with Girl

NEW BRUNSWICK - A youth minister at a Franklin Township church was convicted Friday of having sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl in his Hillsborough home.

A Superior Court jury found Shawn Butler, 52, guilty of third-degree endangering the welfare of a child and fourth-degree criminal sexual contact, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said, in a statement.

During a trial ...

Man Faces Life in Prison for Bank Robbery Conviction

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Hillsborough man with a history of arrests and indictments for bank robbery now faces a possible sentence of life in prison after being convicted Wednesday of a robbery at a North Brunswick bank

A jury in Superior Court in New Brunswick continued Quinton Watson, 51, for the Jan. 14, 2014, hold-up at the Garden State Community Bank in North Brunswick, Middlesex County ...

Convicted Double-Murderer Gets Two Consecutive Life Sentences

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A former Raritan resident convicted of killing a mother and her daughter in 2015 has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Ramon Cadiz, 54, formerly of First Avenue, was sentenced on Nov. 9 to two consecutive life terms of imprisonment following his guilty pleas to two counts of first degree murder before ...

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