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Sosa Indicted for Sexual Assault of a Minor

November 9, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ -  Union County grand jury has returned a four-count indictment against a Plainfield man charged with repeatedly sexually assaulting a child earlier this year, acting Union County Prosecutor Thomas K. Isenhour announced Thursday. 

Walter Sosa, 33, is charged with first-degree aggravated sexual assault, two counts of second-degree sexual assault, and second-degree ...

'Operation Bird Cage' Seizes Drugs, Guns, Cars and Cash, Nabs 17 in Drug and Firearm Distribution Ring in Somerset County

SOMERVILLE, NJ - 17 people, including a 40-year-old Dunellen man and his 69-year-old mother, were arrested on charges of drug and firearm distribution as part of a five-month investigation called “Operation Bird Cage,” Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, and public safety officials from a number of police jurisdictions announced on ...

Third Suspect Identified in Somerville Shooting, Charged with Attempted Murder

​SOMERVILLE, NJ - A 20-year-old Somerville man has been identified as the third suspect in an Oct. 26 mid-day shooting on the south side of the borough.

Alquan J. Harris, a resident of South Gaston Ave. is wanted by law enforcement for his involvement in the shooting, which left a 26-year-old resident of Easton, Pa., wounded in the leg, according to Somerset Prosecutor Michael H.

Who is Victor Santos?

The real estate investor arrested Wednesday on federal charges of using straw buyers to fraudulently obtain mortgage loans from a bank is also behind Newark's new Department of Public Works garage that is at the center of a federal whistleblower lawsuit.

Victor Santos, 57, of Watchung, who was charged along with three others with conspiracy to commit bank fraud, owns 52-90 ...

Warren, Watchung and Long Hill Men Named in $5 Million Mortgage Fraud Case

NEWARK, NJ -  A real estate investor, a builder, a mortgage loan officer, and a real estate settlement attorney were arrested and charged this week with using “straw buyers” to fraudulently obtain mortgage loans from a bank, acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced.

Victor Santos, a/k/a “Vitor Santos,” 57, of Wachtung ; Arsenio Santos, a/k/a ...

Department of Justice: ISIS Sympathizer Arrested in New Jersey, Plotting the "Next 9/11" with Two Accomplices

NEW YORK, NY – The Department of Justice released details of a thwarted terror plot to attack New York City during the summer of 2016 on Friday.

Three men, who were arrested in 2016 and 2017, planned to detonate bombs in Times Square and the New York City subway system and shoot civilians at concert venues in support of ISIS, according to the Department of Justice.

The three arrested ...

Teacher's Aide Charged with Sexual Assault Against Student

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A 35-year-old teacher's aide at a Montgomery Township school faces multiple charges in the alleged sexual assault of a 17-year-old student, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Daniel E. Fowler of Princeton Pike, Lawrence Township, has been charged with 2nd degree endangering the welfare of a child, 2nd degree criminal sexual contact, ...

Bernards School Network Administrator Suspended After Child Porn Charge Filed Against Him [Update]

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - A network administrator for the Bernards Township Board of Education, Brian Nielsen, was arrested at his home on Thursday, and faces a charge of possession of child pornography, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced in a news release dated Sept. 28.

Nielsen, 55, of Woodbridge has ...

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