Law & Justice

June 18, 2021

ROSELLE, NJ - Mayor Donald Shaw joined mayors of Paterson, Newark, Trenton, Hillside and Plainfield to call for the modification of New Jersey’s bail reform law to prevent further gun violence. During the Bail Reform Conference at Paterson City Hall on June 15, Shaw, along with the other members ...

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Updated on June 12 UNION COUNTY, NJ — The governor’s nomination of a Superior Court judge to be the next Union County prosecutor heads to the state senate for approval. Gov. Phil Murphy has nominated Judge William A. Daniel to fill the role to be left vacant when Lyndsay V. Ruotolo leaves the ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - A Union County, New Jersey, U.S. Postal Service (USPS) mail carrier made her initial court appearance on Wednesday on charges of making false statements to obtain federal workers’ compensation benefits, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Aida Perez, 42, of ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — County officials confirmed the prior suspicions of community leaders at Thursday’s Board of Commissioners meeting: the Union County jail in Elizabeth will close and inmates will be transferred to the Essex County Correctional facility in Newark. The county is entering into a ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ-- The Seventh Annual Union County C.A.R.E.S. (Community, Action, Response, Education, Safety) Domestic Violence Symposium is scheduled to take place later this week, and those working in fields dedicated to serving victims are being encouraged to register and learn from a host of ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Two men today admitted their roles in a Newark carjacking in which a firearm was brandished, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael Honig announced today. Rakeem McNair, 21, of Roselle, New Jersey, pleaded guilty today to an information charging him with one count each of carjacking and ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – With strong statewide expectation that voters will approve a ballot question tonight that legalizes recreational marijuana, Assemblyman Jamel Holley (D-20th Dist.) is calling today for a suspension of all marijuana arrests for petty possession. Moreover, Holley said, all current ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Former Mayor of Roselle and current Assemblyman Jamel Holley (D-Union) introduced a bill to create a Division on Violence Prevention and Intervention within the Department of Law and Public Safety. Just last night in Roselle a juvenile was shot and wounded on Harrison ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Sunday will mark one year exactly since a fatal shooting that took the life of 27-year-old Justin Claiborne of Roselle last summer, and investigators are asking for assistance from the public to help solve the crime, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo and Roselle Police ...

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