Law & Justice

July 13, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - Two years after they were arrested, the owners of the Smiles II go-go bar in Ledgewood, and seven associates, were indicted this week by a state grand jury, officials said today. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal today said the grand jury asserted Kevin Lipka, 63, of Livingston, the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The parents of a 6-year-old special needs student who, according to authorities, was hung upside down and shaken by a frustrated teacher's aide in March, filed a notice of tort claim today, the first volley of a forthcoming lawsuit. The notice says the Landing couple intend to sue ...

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NEWARK, N.J. – A former fire inspector for Middlesex Borough and other New Jersey municipalities today admitted conspiring with a Roxbury man to commit a strongarm extortion, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Billy Donnerstag, 49, of Hackettstown, pleaded guilty before U.S. District ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A 64-year-old Kenvil man busted last year in an FBI sting today admitted he conspired to extort money by threatening violence, said authorities. The man, Joseph Martinelli, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, admitting he conspired to commit extortion using threats of force, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A Warren County man who crashed a car in Kenvil in August, while trying to escape police, pleaded guilty to attempting to elude arrest and now faces up to 10 years in prison, said authorities. The man, Michael Gill, of Oxford, was initially charged with aggravated assault and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – A Stanhope man faces up to 10 years in state prison, and fines of up to $150,000, for sexually assaulting a Roxbury girl he babysat when she was four and five, authorities said today. The man, Cameron Muir, 23, was found guilty Dec. 21 of two counts of second-degree sexual ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Former Roxbury High School Assistant Principal Roger Schneider will not serve time behind bars for engaging in a form of horseplay, with a 15-year-old boy, that included slapping the youth's testicles with the back of his hand, according to a newspaper report. Schneider, who ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A judge has rejected an attempt by the owner of the former Fenimore Landfill in Ledgewood to collect money from Roxbury and other entities that used the old dump. The ruling means Roxbury has won all court actions involving the site, officials said today. Fenimore site owner ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Although they later dropped the charges they'd filed against a local youth in 2015 - accusing him of stealing an expensive bong and a lighter from a Ledgewood smoke shop - Roxbury police did not violate the young man’s rights when they made the arrest, a judge recently ruled. The ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Former Roxbury High School Assistant Principal Roger Schneider - accused of sexual contact with a 15-year-old boy - pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of child abuse, conceding he engaged in horseplay that included slapping the teen's testicles with the back of his ...

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