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Medical Records and Personal Information Allegedly Stolen in Middlesex County

September 13, 2017

EDISON, NJ - Fernando Rios, 33, was arrested yesterday on one count of identity theft in the second degree, one count of trafficking in personally identifying information in the second degree and one count of burglary in the third degree. 

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief James Conroy of the East Brunswick Police Department said the Sayreville man was ...

Molotov Cocktail Cop Gets 20 Years in Prison

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Former Edison police officer Michael Dotro will spend the next 20 years in prison for a series of crimes committed in the last five years, including the attempted murder of a supervising officer and his family, officials said yesterday.

According to a press release from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, Dotro, 40, of Manalapan, will serve at least 17 ...

Former Edison Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Former Edison police officer Michael Dotro admitted that he tried to kill a township police captain in 2013 by trying to burn down his Monroe home, officials said.

Dotro, 40, of Manalapan, pleaded guilty on Monday, Aug. 21, to one count of first-degree attempted murder and one count of second-degree arson. The charges came after he set fire to his ...

Former Edison Police Officer Facing More Charges

EDISON, NJ – Former police officer Michael Dotro is facing even more charges after allegedly tampering with a witness in one of the criminal cases pending against him, prosecutors said Thursday.

In a press release from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, officials said Dotro, 40, of Manalapan, is now charged with witness tampering and conspiracy to commit witness tampering ...

Local Activists to Host “Vigil Against Hate” After White Nationalist Attacks

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Across the country and in national media, many folks are asking a stinging question: What's wrong with the United States?

That thought came, of course, as a reaction to violence committed by white nationalists and members of the so-called Alt Right this weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, who were there to rally against the removal of a ...

State Suspends Nursing License of Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Patients

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The man charged with sexually assaulting two patients at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital cannot work as a nurse, at least for now, according to an announcement from the state Office of the Attorney General.

Wilber Hernandez, 29, was arrested in mid-July on four counts of sexual assault, local authorities said at that time. He's facing one count of ...

Man Alleges New Brunswick Cops Beat Him, Waited Hours to Call for Medical Care

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A man who was arrested by city police in December 2015 has filed a civil complaint against two officers, the city, the police department and others, alleging police broke his ribs, punctured a lung and waited for hours to get him medical treatment.

Attorneys for New Brunswick and its police officers, meanwhile, have submitted subsequent court documents denying any ...

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