Law & Justice

September 19, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University has installed security cameras at 12 sites in the city's fifth and sixth wards, areas around the school where students often frequent and live in off-campus housing. This effort to deter crime is the result of a partnership involving university police, the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 45-year-old city man was struck and fatally injured while attempting to cross Route 18 in New Brunswick early this morning. Christoph Freese was attempting to cross Route 18 near Commercial Avenue at 4:52 a.m. when he was struck by a 2006 red Dodge Charger driven by a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A member of the Rutgers University wrestling team was arrested and charged with beating two Rutgers students in an off-campus incident on Sept. 4, police announced today. Brett Donner, 21, of Wall, was arrested Tuesday and charged with aggravated assault, Rutgers police said ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A man armed with an assault rifle and wearing a helmet and bullet-proof vest was arrested Tuesday moments after he left a strip club where he worked on Route 35 in Sayreville, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a statement today. Kevin Smith, 32, of Keyport, was ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A city resident was beaten by three armed assailants who took the victim back to his apartment and stole property and narcotics, Rutgers police said in an alert today. They said New Brunswick police are investigating the robbery, which occurred Monday about 10:30 p.m., when ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced today that joint investigations with police departments in Edison, Piscataway, and South Plainfield has led to the arrest of four men in connection with the seizure of illegal drugs. Arrested and charged with a variety of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Middlesex Borough man is being held on charges that he supplied the drugs to a 31-year-old man who died from an overdose more than two years ago. James Dimino, 33, was charged with a single count of strict liability for a drug induced death and a single count of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Two juveniles, both age 16, were in custody today, charged with the break-in and robbery at the home of former Gov. Jim McGreevey's parents in Carteret. They are the second and third to be arrested in the case. A man was arrested last week and charged with burglary and robbery ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - New Jersey's clergy and houses of worship want to be on the front lines in the state's ongoing battle against opioids,  state officials at a conference here said on Tuesday. "We need our faith-based leaders," David Leonardis, special investigator for the state Attorney General's ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - A Monroe man employed at a residential group home was arrested and charged with inappropriate sexual contact of a 62-year-old woman who lived there. Ganesh Gudar, 46, who was a caregiver in the home in Monroe, was arrested Aug. 24, and charged with fourth-degree criminal sexual ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the eight former Rutgers University football players facing charges from a credit card fraud scheme was released from jail today without bail after a brief court hearing in which the defendant appeared via a video connection from the county jail. Brendan Devera, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the eight former Rutgers University football players facing charges from a credit card fraud scheme was released from jail today without bail after a brief court hearing in which the defendant appeared via a video connection from the county jail. Brendan Devera, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A special agent for the state Department of Treasury was arrested today and charged with stealing more than $200 from a Dunellen company he was investigating, authorities said today. Timothy Bailey, 30, of Hamilton, faces a single count of fourth-degree theft by unlawful ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  A Monroe dentist was arrested today on charges of improper sexual contact with three of his female employees at his office, including one worker who was 17 when the incidents began, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a statement today. Dr. Richard Goldberg, 47, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  A Monroe dentist was arrested today on charges of improper sexual contact with three of his female employees at his office, including one worker who was 17 when the incidents began, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a statement today. Dr. Richard Goldberg, 47, ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - In a crime that echoes television scripts, a man and woman were arrested in a conspiracy to commit the murder of the man's ex-wife, a resident of North Brunswick.  The person they hired for the job, however, was an undercover police officer. According to a statement from ...

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CAMDEN, NJ—The charge stemming from a June domestic violence incident has been dismissed against former state assemblyman Arthur Barclay. Barclay, dressed in black suit and white shirt with no tie, appeared before Judge Krisden McCrink in Camden City Municipal Court on Friday morning. Barclay ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Daniel Rivera, a Hillsborough resident and a former registered investment advisor was arrested Wednesday on charges stemming from an investment fraud targeting elderly investors, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito. The 48-year-old man was indicted by a federal grand jury on ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  A foreign exchange student who rented a room in a New Brunswick home was sexually assaulted by another resident of the home who entered her room while she was sleeping, authorities said. Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Director Anthony Caputo of the New ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D), who represents the 17th District in New Jersey State Assembly, recently unveiled his sponsorship of Assembly No. 10, a bill revising the requirements to authorize and access medical marijuana. This announcement comes in response to Governor Phil ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ruddy Custodio, 30, of Piscataway was charged on July 16, 2018 with vehicular homicide in the second degree caused by driving while under the influence of alcohol and drugs.  On July 16, 2018, Custodio lost control of the motorcycle he was driving and hit a curb, causing ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - A Woodbridge lawyer who admitted stealing from two clients over housing deals now faces a five-year prison term and must repay $310,000 to the clients,  authorities said today. In one case the lawyer, 64-year-old Richard Zuvich, admitted taking the proceeds from the sale of his ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Superior Court judge has ordered psychological evaluation for a man who was extradited from Canada to face charges for the October 2017 fatal shooting of his sister. During a court hearing today, Judge Michael Toto granted a defense attorney's request to have the suspect, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A city man and woman face federal charges accusing them of distributing drugs through a large-scale operation purporting to be an online pharmacy Evelin Bracy, 34, and Jorge Rodriguez Lopes, 32, have each been charged with conspiracy to distribute opioids, distribution of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 26-year-old Franklin man was in custody today on charges of fatally shooting another man in New Brunswick on June 30 and then dumping the body in a wooded area in Franklin Township. Abubakaar “Diddy” King was arrested Thursday and charged with murder for the killing of ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A South Brunswick mother has been charged with causing the death of her 2-year-old son after he ingested her methadone, according to a release from Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Raymond Hayducka of the South Brunswick Police Department.  Lynn ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 29-year-old New Brunswick man who served as enforcer for a network of brothels across the state was convicted Monday of multiple counts of murder and racketeering. A jury in U.S. District Court in Newark convicted Wilmer (Charmin) Chavez Romero of two counts of murder in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Plainsboro couple could face charges of of selling counterfeit designer shoes and handbags, netting $8 million and sending $3 million to people in China, authorities said today. Yan Shi, 36, and her husband, Weiping Liu, 40, were arrested Thursday and charged with ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Two Atlantic County men were arrested for the shooting of two New York City men during a drug deal gone bad in New Brunswick early Tuesday, police said. The suspects, Darnell Lewis, 19 and Christopher Gist, 18, both of Egg Harbor, were arrested Tuesday in Egg Harbor and each was ...

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The City of New Brunswick Police Department swore in six new officers at a ceremony Tuesday at City Hall. Mayor Jim Cahill administered the oath of office to Officers Josue Plaza, Paul Palma, William Krapf, Jon Hamann, Daniel Faller and Matthew Beltranena before a crowd of friends and family ...

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