Law & Justice

March 15, 2020

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice Stuart Rabner announced that all Municipal court sessions have been suspended for two weeks -- through March 27 -- to mitigate public exposure to the coronavirus (COVID-190). Beginning March 16, individuals scheduled to appear before a Municipal ...

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Updated at 11:18 a.m. ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Prosecutor's Office, as detailed in a news release issued by the City of Summit, has charged former City of Summit Department of Community Programs assistant director James Colucci, Jr. with two counts of theft by deception in the third ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Patricia Gusmano, a nearly 30-year law enforcement veteran, has been sworn as Chief of Detectives for the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, making her the first female chief in the 162-year history of the Prosecutor’s Office. Gusmano was appointed to the position by Acting ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A New Providence man has been arrested and charged with using his cell phone to surreptitiously record his teenage stepdaughter in the bathroom of the home they shared. Acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo and New Providence Police Chief Anthony D. Buccelli, Jr.

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A Union County grand jury has returned a six-count indictment against a formerly Summit-based pediatric gastroenterologist charged with sexual crimes against three patients, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo and Chief Robert K. Weck of the Summit Police Department ...

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 ELIZABETH, NJ - A formerly Summit-based pediatric gastroenterologist, who was arrested earlier this year and charged with sexually assaulting one of his patients on numerous occasions, now has been criminally charged in connection with similar alleged incidents involving two additional patients, ...

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