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MS-13 Gang Member Admits to Killing Plainfield Man

September 18, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ -- A Somerset County man has admitted to fatally shooting a Plainfield resident in 2011, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Tuesday.

Jose Romero-Aguirre, a.k.a. “Coñejo,” 32, a North Plainfield resident and member of the Plainfield Locos Salvatrucha (PLS) clique of the Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang, pleaded guilty to a charge of ...

Multi-Town Drug Investigation Leads to Four Arrests

New Brunswick, NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced today that joint investigations with police departments in Edison, Piscataway, and South Plainfield has led to the arrest of four men in connection with the seizure of illegal drugs. Arrested and charged with a variety of second-degree and third-degree charges for controlled dangerous substances including possession ...

Man charged in drug overdose case from 2016

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Middlesex Borough man is being held on charges that he supplied the drugs to a 31-year-old man who died from an overdose more than two years ago.

James Dimino, 33, was charged with a single count of strict liability for a drug induced death and a single count of distribution of a controlled dangerous substance, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a joint ...

Rutgers Students Charged with Credit Card Fraud and Money Laundering

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Eight Rutgers students have been arrested and received numerous charges resulting from credit card fraud in a conspiracy to commit theft by deception.  The students hail from a variety of locations in New Jersey, New York, and Florida.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Kenneth Cop of the Rutgers University Police Department announced that eight ...

Couple Plots Murder of North Brunswick Woman; Hires Undercover Cop

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - In a crime that echoes television scripts, a man and woman were arrested in a conspiracy to commit the murder of the man's ex-wife, a resident of North Brunswick.  The person they hired for the job, however, was an undercover police officer.

According to a statement from Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Director Robert Hubner of the ...

Plainfield Man Sentenced to 17 Years for Armed Crime Spree

NEWARK, NJ - A Plainfield man has been sentenced to 204 months in prison for robbing seven banks, and attempting to rob an eighth bank while brandishing a firearm, committing one carjacking and attempting to commit three additional carjackings, and taking a hostage at gunpoint while fleeing, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.

Marlon Peek, 42, previously pleaded guilty before U.S.

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