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Edison Police Officer, a Scotch Plains Resident, Arrested and Charged with Tampering

December 13, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Middlesex County authorities today announced that an Edison police officer was arrested for destroying evidence he believed would be used in an investigation.

Nicholas Lunetta, 31, of Scotch Plains, was charged with one count of tampering with evidence and one count of obstructing the administration of law, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey and said ...

Driver Charged in Crash That Killed Clark's Michael Sot Makes Court Appearance

TRENTON, NJ – The driver of the vehicle that slammed into Clark native, Michael Sot, 20, and his friends made an appearance in court on Wednesday. 

Last week, the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office filed a motion to detain David Lamar, 22. The judge at yesterday’s hearing delayed the detention hearing, claiming he need more time to make a decision, according to ...

Prosecutor Wants Impaired Driver Detained After Crash That Killed Clark’s Michael Sot

HOPEWELL, NJ – The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office wants the driver involved in the Sunday morning’s crash with Clark’s Michael Sot to remain in custody. David Lamar, 22, was arrested after investigators found that he was driving while impaired.

The head-on collision resulted in serious injuries to Sot and others, including five students from The College of New ...

Support Builds for Detective’s Widow Fighting Cancer

Westfield to discuss better care for fallen officers’ families during PBA contract negotiations. 

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield officials acknowledged on Tuesday that the death of a police detective before his retirement, combined with his wife’s cancer, has revealed a healthcare coverage gap in the municipality’s contract with the local PBA.

Detective Eric ...

Should Westfield Fund Cancer Care for Fallen Detective’s Widow?

WESTFIELD, NJ – The detective was getting ready for work when he died from heart failure on May 22.

A 47-year-old Scotch Plains man, Eric Lieberman, had served with the Westfield Police Department for 27 years before his death. The department hung purple and black banners outside of its headquarters in his honor, and the town rallied with a T-shirt sale fundraiser in his honor.

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