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Sheriff's Office Offers Close-up Look Through Academy

January 16, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Residents can once again get a close-up look at the Middlesex County Sheriff's Office through an eight-week Civilian Academy.

This academy is designed to show Middlesex County residents on the functions and duties of the sheriff’s office.

The program is conducted at the Middlesex County Fire Academy in Sayreville and begins March 14, from 7  to 9 ...

Online Scammer Targeted Seniors

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Senior Citizens can breathe a little easier now since a local man has pled guilty to scamming seniors in aan online money grab.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced that a man from Edison pleaded guilty for taking part in an internationally-based computer scam which conned 83 senior citizens out of cash totaling $25,000.

Mohammed Alam, 25, of Edison ...

Two South Carolina Men Arrested for Edison Murder

NEW BRUNSWICK - Two men, both age 22, were arrested and charged in the Dec. 20 fatal shooting of a service station employee in Edison, who was murdered after he handed over all the cash in the store register.

One suspect, Marcus A. Wright, 22, of Beaufort, S. C., was arrested in that state on Jan. 3 and charged with murder, first-degree armed robbery and related offenses, Middlesex County ...

Prosecutor Notifying "Thousands" About Possible Changes in DWI Convictions

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Following a state Supreme Court ruling that threw out breath test results in DWI cases, the Middlesex County Prosecutor Office is moving to notify hundreds of county residents whose drunk-driving convictions may be impacted.

"The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office is in the process of sending out notices to the thousands of people in Middlesex County who ...

South Plainfield BOE Member Initiates Lawsuit Against Fellow Board Colleagues, Residents

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A sitting member of the South Plainfield Board of Education (SPBOE) has initiated a lawsuit against more than a dozen residents, including current and former board colleagues. 

In court documents obtained by TAPinto South Plainfield, borough residents Deborah and Robert Boyle have proceeded with a civil case against current BOE members ...

High School teacher Charged with Sexual Contact with Girls

NEW BRUNSWICK - A Sayreville high school teacher was arrested on charges of engaging in inappropriate conduct and sexual contact with several high school students, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a statement Friday afternoon

Eric Pieklo, 50, of South Amboy, the wood shop teacher at Sayreville War Memorial High School, was arrested on four counts of second-degree ...

Vito Nigro Pleads Guilty in Ex-Wife’s Murder

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Vito Nigro, 46, of the Colonia section of Woodbridge pleaded guilty to first degree aggravated manslaughter of his ex-wife Giorgina Nigro announced Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey.

The brutal slaying took place back in July of 2015. The death of Giorgina Nigro left residents of both Colonia and South Plainfield stunned. Both Vito Nigro and Giorgina Nigro ...


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