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Union Man Arraigned in $2 Million Fraudulent Check Scheme

April 19, 2018

NEWARK, N.J. – A Union man was one of two men arraigned Tuesday for their alleged roles in a phony check scheme that stole over $2 million in merchandise from multiple home-improvement stores throughout the country, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. 

Lessie Dickerson III, 33, of Union, and John Muyeka, 42, of Sayreville, are charged by indictment with one count of conspiracy ...

Asst. Prosecutor in Wyckoff Murder Trial Receives Union County Prosecutor's Office Gladiator Award

ELIZABETH, NJ – Scott Peterson, assistant prosecutor in the trial for April Wyckoff’s murder, was honored as part of the county prosecutor’s office’s National Crimes Victims’ Rights Week.

Peterson was honored along with Ted Merced, a veteran detective, and Azucena “Susie” Arias, a victim/witness advocate who handles sensitive matters, according to a ...

Union Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Fatally Stabbing Father

UNION, NJ – The Union man accused of stabbing his father to death and setting the home on fire last May has been sentenced to 25 years in state prison, announced acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan on Monday.

Jeffrey Adams, 21, must serve at least 85 percent of that term before the possibility of parole, in accordance with New Jersey’s No Early Release Act, under the ...

Investigators Release Surveillance Video from 2-Year-Old Murder of Rahway Sneaker Store Owner; $10,000 Reward Offered

RAHWAY, NJ - Investigators are seeking the public's help in solving the two-year-old murder of a Rahway sneaker entrepreneur, releasing surveillance videos of the two suspects fleeing the scene, Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Monday.

A $10,000 reward is being offered for tips that lead to an arrest and indictment in the case. Tips can be given ...

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Making a Difference for LGBTQ Older Adults in Union County

April 10, 2018

On Tuesday, Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados attended the LGBTQ “Pledge and Protect” workshop at the County’s Warinanco Sports Center in Roselle, hosted by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

The free workshop was presented by Garden State Equality Health and Wellness Coordinator Bianca Mayes in collaboration with the Union County Office of LGBTQ ...