Law & Justice

September 20, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 65-year-old man has been sentenced to serve 10 years in state prison for exposing himself and touching himself in front of children at a park in Perth Amboy last year. Antonio Nieves, aka Antonio Chapparro, of Perth Amboy, was sentenced by Superior Court Judge Benjamin ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The man who was street racing when he struck and killed the former vice principal at New Brunswick High School has been sentenced to 13 years in a state prison. Freddy S. Garcia Jr., 22, of Piscataway, was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years for vehicular homicide, subject to the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The New Brunswick Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at a local business on French Street that occurred Monday at about 5 p.m. According to a press release distributed by Rutgers Police, two men entered the business on French Street between Cogswell Place and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Desiree Alvarado was a good mother who kept a smile on her face even as she battled lupus. The 38-year-old New Brunswick woman was proud to tell people she was about to become a grandmother.  And she would have been proud to watch her sons graduate middle school and enter ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The attorney for the New Brunswick Board of Education said the district was "very responsive" in reporting to authorities a New Brunswick Middle School coach and paraprofessional suspected at the time of having sexual contact with a student. George Hendricks, attorney for the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 30-year-old Camden County man has been arrested and charged with murdering a Plainsboro woman who was found dead in her apartment in June, police say. Kenneth C. Saal, 30, of Lindenwold, was arrested Wednesday and charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A local journalist and activist filed a complaint today in municipal court claiming an Illinois man grabbed him and took his video camera as he covered a speech by CNN analyst April Ryan earlier this month. According to the complaint filed by Charles Kratovil, Joel Morris, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - A Middlesex County Superior Court judge has apologized for his conduct during a family court hearing in January in which he told a woman, who was seeking to have suggestive photos of herself returned, that she should sell photos of herself to Hugh Hefner. Judge Alberto ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Someone was hit with a blunt object and robbed near the intersection of Easton Avenue and Hamilton Street on Saturday night, according to a statement issued by Rutgers police. According to the statement, the New Brunswick Police Department is investigating the incident that ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Michelle Lodzinski sobbed May 25, 1991, as police launched a search for her missing 5-year-old son, Timothy Wiltsey. Lodzinski told authorities she turned around to buy a soda at the carnival at Kennedy Park in Sayreville at about 7 that night. When she turned back around, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey will be accepting an assignment with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey at the completion of his five-year term. This fall he is expected to be sworn in as an Assistant United States Attorney and will be assigned ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A former president and tresurer of a workers union, who was employed by Rutgers, has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $75,000 from the union. Shelby Hyman, 52, of Franklin Township (Somerset), pleaded guilty Friday in Superior Court to one count of second-degree ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 31-year-old  middle school paraprofessional and coach who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 13-year-old student will be sentenced in September. Court records reviewed by TAPinto New Brunswick showed that Eugene Colbert pleaded guilty June 17, 2019, to first-degree ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A former Rutgers basketball player accused of threatening his girlfriend with a kitchen knife has pleaded guilty to two charges of domestic violence, court records show. Issa Thiam pleaded guilty Monday to a weapons charge and making terroristic threats in Superior ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two Newark men were found guilty today in the murder of a 31-year old New Brunswick man who was found dead inside his car from multiple gunshot wounds. Michael Martin aka “Maniac”, 28, and Rayshawn Riddick, 33, both from Newark, were found guilty of first-degree murder, and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Several organizations from the city and beyond will band together Friday to call for the closure of ICE detention centers in the state. The Lights For Liberty Rally will start at the intersection of Albany and George streets at 6:30 p.m. Central Jersey Democratic ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A makeshift memorial of flowers and notes have been placed on a bench on George Street where a 62-year woman who was found dead Monday. Captain J.T. Miller told TAPinto New Brunswick that New Brunswick police officers were called to the bench outside First Methodist Church at ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Four state senators are calling for a Middlesex County Superior Court judge to be removed from the bench for her handling of a rape case involving a 12-year-old girl. Senators Bob Smith, Joseph Vitale, Linda Greenstein and Patrick Diegnan have submitted a formal complaint to ...

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