County Corrections Officer from Roselle Indicted in Connection with Assault of Inmate

November 1, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Lawrence Bethke, 39, of Roselle has been charged with second-degree official misconduct and third-degree aggravated assault after a Union County grand jury returned a two-count indictment. 

Bethke a corrections officer was charged in connection with the physical assault of a Union County Jail inmate last year,  according to acting Union County Prosecutor Thomas K.

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 ...

Drug Kingpin, Second-in-Command Sentenced in Major Drug Mill Operation

ELIZABETH, NJ --The top two ring-leaders of a drug empire, caught with millions of dollars’ worth of heroin nearly three years ago have been sentenced to a combined total of 26 years in state prison for their part in the crime, acting Union County Prosecutor Thomas Isenhour announced Monday.

This was the largest drug seizure in Union County in a decade and was responsible for ...

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 ...

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