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Armed and Dangerous Man Sought- Elizabeth Police Ask the Public for Assistance

November 21, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ--Elizabeth police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating an armed and dangerous man wanted on multiple arrest warrants and according to officials all of the warrants are for violent crimes.

Police have identified the man as William Valentin, 42, Valentin is of Puerto Rican descent, muscular build, with hazel eyes and black hair, approximately 5'05" tall, ...

Plainfield Man Indicted for Sexual Assault of a Minor

A 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 endangering the welfare of ...

Roselle Woman Killed in Double Shooting in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ - A shooting that left two women dead in Elizabeth overnight is under investigation according to acting Union County Prosecutor Thomas K. Isenhour.

The women were identified as Rah-Zhane Lee, 22, of East 4th Avenue in Roselle and Shaniquah Richardson, 24, of Franklin Street in Elizabeth. 

According to authorities, shortly after midnight on Wednesday, Elizabeth Police ...

Drug Lord for NJ Trafficking Organization is Extradited from Dominican Republic

NEWARK, N.J. – A Dominican national was extradited to the United States over the weekend for his alleged role in a drug trafficking organization responsible for over 16 kilograms of heroin that were seized in New Jersey and New York, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced.

Wellington Luna De La Cruz, a/k/a “Orlando Luna Cruz,” a/k/a “Luis ...

Plainfield Man Indicted for Fatal Stabbing of Ex-Wife

A Union County grand jury has returned a four-count indictment against a Plainfield man charged with stabbing his ex-wife to death this past summer, acting Union County Prosecutor Thomas K. Isenhour announced Thursday.

Eric Beale, 57, is charged with murder, two related weapons offenses, and hindering apprehension in connection with the killing of 56-year-old Marlene Martin.

At ...

Bramnick Holds Q & A, Advises Cranford Residents Against 750 Walnut to Hire Legal Counsel

CRANFORD, NJ – Assemblyman Jon Bramnick (R-21) encouraged residents against high density housing developments to hire land use attorneys during Wednesday night’s forum.

Mayor Thomas Hannen Jr. and Commissioners Mary O’Connor and Andis Kalnins joined approximately 40 Cranford residents in the private room of Kilkenny House to discuss the issue, namely Hartz Mountain’s ...

Department of Justice: ISIS Sympathizer Arrested in Cranford, 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 ...

Expungement Information Sessions in Plainfield and Elizabeth

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The City of Plainfield, in a joint effort with the City of Elizabeth, will host an information session for individuals who have been charged with a criminal violation that was subsequently dismissed in court. 

Facilitators Akil Roper, Chief Counsel, Reentry, Legal Services of New Jersey, and Leonard Grayson, Reentry Coordinator for the City of Elizabeth, will explain how ...

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