Ex-Trenton Cop Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Porn; Kendall Park Resident

August 16, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Kendall Park resident, who was suspended as a Trenton police officer after being arrested last year in a multi-agency initiative targeting child predators and child pornography offenders, has pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography.

Paul Marinelli, 53, pleaded guilty Friday to possession of child pornography, a third-degree crime, before Middlesex ...

Hillsborough Rotary Fair: Photo Gallery, Day I

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The 2018 Hillsborough Rotary Fair looked like a washout on its opening night, but Mother Nature came through and the skies cleared in time for the arrival of those dedicated community members for whom the Fair has become an annual tradition.


Dusk began to settle in Tuesday night just as the rain stopped, and a rainbow cut across the sky east of the fairgrounds off ...

Suspect at Large after Bank Robbery in Warren, Police Seek Public’s Assistance

WARREN, NJ -  TD Bank in Warren Township was robbed on Saturday and police have released surveillance photos of a man sought in connection with the robbery in the hopes that someone will be able to identify him, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor and Warren Township Chief of Police William ...

Driver Turns Himself in After Fleeing Early Morning Crash on Route 22

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – A one-car crash on Route 22 West and Central Avenue sent a fire hydrant flying in the early morning hours of Friday, Aug. 10.

Following a preliminary investigation, Mountainside Police report at about 3:43 a.m., the driver of a 2003 Nissan Altima lost control of the car while it was traveling at a very high rate of speed around a slight curve. The vehicle then left the ...

Kidnapping: Somerville Man, Two Sons, Fourth Suspect Charged

SOMERVILLE., NJ – A Somerville man and his two sons, plus a fourth suspect from Newark, have been charged with kidnapping and assaulting  a 21-year-old Somerville resident.

Arrested and charged with First Degree Kidnapping and Third Degree Assault are David Alex Villegas, 22, of Davenport Street; David Andres Villegas, 42, of Davenport Street; Troy Warren, 28, of Clinton Avenue, ...

Despite Newark's Sanctuary City Status, Undocumented City Resident Turned Over to ICE

NEWARK, NJ - Daniel Castro put his head on the water bottle he clutched between his shackled hands as he sat on an airplane bound for detention centers, first in Nebraska then Louisiana. He resigned himself to the sobering fact he was being deported back to Nicaragua.

What worried him more than his return to the place he fled as a young teenager to escape poverty and political fighting, was ...

Drugs Seizure on Route 22 Nets Two Kilos of Heroin

ELIZABETH, NJ - A narcotics investigation led to a vehicle search that resulted in the seizure of two kilograms of heroin late last week, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Monday.

Noel Ramiro Hernandez of Indianapolis, Indiana is charged with first-degree possession of heroin with the intent to distribute and third-degree heroin possession.

Members of the ...

Thief Lured Victim with Facebook, Prosecutor Says

FLEMINGTON, N.J. – A woman who officials say used a Facebook ad to lure her victim has been indicted by a Hunterdon County Grand Jury.

Alexandria Peterson, 23, of Glen Gardner, was indicted today, according to a press release from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III. She’s facing two, third-degree counts of theft and receiving stolen property.

According to Kearns, ...

Two Camden County Detectives Recovering After Being Shot in Ambush

CAMDEN, NJ—Two Camden County Police Department detectives are now recovering after being ambushed and shot on Tuesday night in what the CCPD chief called a "completely unprovoked" attack.

At about 8:30 p.m. the plain-clothes detectives were in an unmarked vehicle waiting on a red light at the intersection of Mt. Vernon Street and Broadway when two walked up and 10 to 25 rounds ...

Armed Robbery Suspect Faces Multiple Charges

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – A township resident faces multiple charges in the armed robbery of a WaWa store after the suspect was confronted by a gas station attendant, who tried to confine the suspect inside a booth where a cash register was located.

Dupre J. McCalla, 45, of Pear Tree Lane, Franklin Park is charged with 1st Degree Robbery, 3rd degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful ...

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