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Law & Justice

September 1, 2021

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Chief John Zebrowski of the Sayreville Police Department and Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone have announced that a Barnegat man has been arrested after being indicted by a Middlesex County Grand Jury for the 1999 murder of Nancy Noga, 17, of Sayreville. On January ...

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SAYREVILLE – For Sayreville Police Chief John Zebrowski, it was a night to remember in Atlantic City. Not only was he sworn in as the new president of the New Jersey Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) on August 25, it was done before his fellow police chiefs around the state, acting ...

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BRANCHBURG, NJ - State Sen. Kip Bateman and Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean’s legislation to increase penalties for hazing was signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy during a ceremony at Raritan Valley Community College Tuesday. In attendance were Piazza's parents, Jim and Evelyn Piazza; ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Sayreville Police Chief John Zebrowski are seeking the public’s help in investigating an early morning fatal hit-and-run that resulted in the death of a teenager on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021. At approximately 3:44 a.m., ...

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WASHINGTON, DC -- The family of Brian Sicknick, the South River native who died following the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, was on hand Thursday as President Joe Biden signed legislation awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to the members of the U.S. Capitol Police, the D.C. Metropolitan ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A New Jersey gas station manager was charged today in connection with entering fraudulent charges on fuel credit cards assigned to at least four Amtrak vehicles, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Umer Hassan Mir, 39, of South Amboy, is charged by complaint with ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ -- A second man has been arrested in relation to a non-fatal shooting at a Perth Amboy bar, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Deputy Chief Larry Cattano of the Perth Amboy Police Department announced Friday. On July 19, 2021, at approximately 12:40 a.m., authorities ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Five employees of the Broadway Respite and Home Care facility on Edgeboro Road in East Brunswick have been convicted of various charges based on proven abuse of two severely disabled adults in their care. Charges ranged from neglect, abandonment, endangerment and failure to ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ –  A Perth Amboy man is under arrest for allegedly shooting and wounding six people outside a Fayette Street bar last week, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Deputy Police Chief Larry Cattano. Police Det. Manuel Lopez and county Det. Mark Morris, along ...

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PERTH AMBOY, N.J. – Police are continuing their search Wednesday for a gunman who wounded six people outside a Fayette Street bar early Monday morning. Police found the six gunshot victims at 12:40 a.m. Monday bleeding on a sidewalk outside El Patio Bar & Grill, at the corner of Fayette and ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The original goals of the Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk on Saturday, July 17, in honor of Daniel Anderl were 500 participants and $100,000 for scholarships at St. Joseph High School. However, organizers announced that the event had more than double the number of participants, ...

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RAHWAY and HIGHLAND PARK, NJ — Karen Uyar, the mother of Yasemin Uyar, the 24-year-old Rahway resident authorities believe was abducted by her son's father and later killed in Tennessee, spoke to the media during a press conference on Monday, July 12. On Friday, July 9, an Amber Alert was ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- A former salesman for a South Amboy-based solar panel company is accused of keeping more than $75,000 in client payments from his employer, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone announced Friday. Brett Cooper, 44, of Moorestown, was arrested and charged with ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, the country's first Sikh Attorney General, has announced his resignation and will become the Director of Enforcement at the Securities Exchange Commission on July 26. Gov. Phil Murphy lauded Grewal's accomplishments.  "Though we will miss his ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ –  John Zebrowski, a lifelong Sayreville resident, has dedicated his professional career to public service in his community – the last decade as its Chief of Police. Beginning July 1, Zebrowski will have a broad, statewide role, as president of the New Jersey State Association of ...

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EAST BRUSWICK, NJ  – Alexander Kulischenko, an internist with a practice in East Brunswick, is permanently barred from practicing medicine under a Consent Order filed by the Board this week. The Order also permanently revokes Kulischenko’s NJ CDS registration, which allowed him to prescribe ...

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SAYREVILLE - Now that state lawmakers have passed measures to create a marketplace for recreational marijuana in New Jersey, the big challenge for local police departments is how to enforce these new regulations and to educate people about the seismic shift in thinking. Sayreville Police Chief ...

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SOUTH RIVER, NJ - Gladys Sicknick of South River, NJ, mother of deceased Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, is pleading with members of the United States Senate to open an investigation into the riot that took place on January 6, 2021. She has requested a meeting with Senators to encourage ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief John Zebrowski of the Sayreville Police Department announced Wednesday that the Supreme Court has affirmed the conviction of a former South Amboy woman who was previously sentenced to serve 30 years in prison for the murder of ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – Two New Jersey men were sentenced today for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute heroin and cocaine in the Bayshore area of Monmouth and Middlesex counties, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced today. Daniel McHugh, 51, of Sayreville, was sentenced to 90 months (7 ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- he Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office on April 23, 2021, released a statement concerning the indictment of John Denuto, a former special education teacher at the Sayreville Middle School and former wrestling coach at the Union County College, who had been indicted on multiple ...

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PERTH AMBOY -  City officials and police are mourning the loss of Patrolman Arcadio Rivera Jr., who died after suffering a medical emergency Wednesday that caused him to crash his personal vehicle while off-duty in the city's Harbortown section. Authorities say Rivera, 54, a 26-year veteran cop, ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - A Sayreville man has admitted to fraudulently accepting loans from the Payment Protection Program (PPP),  which is designed to provide forgivable loans to small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Bernard Lopez, age 40, pleaded guilty by video conference to charges of ...

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Package Includes Proposals to Require Firearms Safety Training, Mandate Safe Storage of Firearms, Raise the Minimum Age to Purchase Long Guns to 21, and Establish Electronic Ammunition Sales Recordkeeping TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday unveiled a sweeping series of reforms aimed at ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - In a live-streamed event, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccione, the Middlesex County Association of Chiefs of Police and the NAACP discussed the state’s revised use of force policy for law enforcement. Officials summarized the new guidelines and explained how they impact ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Christopher Quaglin of East Brunswick has been arrested and charged by the U.S. Department of Justice for his involvement in the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Quaglin faces charges that include Assaulting, Resisting or Impeding Certain Officers or ...

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SOUTH AMBOY - The city has a new police sergeant. Mayor Fred Henry administered the oath of office to Sgt. An Wang, promoted from detective. Wang, a city resident, joined the South Amboy Police Department in July 2014 and completed his Basic Recruit Training at the Monmouth County Police ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - Capitol Police Officer and South River native Brian Sicknick lost his life following the savage attack on the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021.  He was one of three police officers who were sprayed with chemicals used to repel animals in the wild.  One officer had minor ...

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WASHINGTON, DC -- Two men have been arrested and charged with assault for the attack that led to the death of South River native Brian Sicknick, the U.S. Capitol Police officer who died following injuries he sustained during the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol Building, according to multiple media ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A bench trial for former South Plainfield English Teacher, John Angeline, is set to begin on Mar. 15 in New Brunswick Superior Criminal Court. Angeline, accused of allegedly molesting his stepson for over four years, was tried by jury in Nov. 2019, which resulted in a mistrial ...

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