Essex County College student arrested for alleged terroristic threats

March 14, 2018

Newark, NJ--An Essex County College student was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly made threatening comments directed towards a faculty member at the school’s Newark campus, authorities said.

Jacques Cesaire, 41, of Newark, was arrested and charged with one count of Terroristic Threats after an investigation by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office’s Special Prosecutions ...

Brown Faces Life in Tevlin Murder Case

NEWARK, NJ — In the case against Ali Muhammad Brown, who was charged with the murder of 19-year-old Brendan Tevlin of Livingston, acting Essex County prosecutor, Robert Laurino announced on Tuesday that Brown pled guilty before the Honorable Ronald D. Wigler, judge of the Superior Court. 

Brown fatally shot Tevlin at a stop light in West Orange on June 2014 after Tevlin was ...

Hackensack Teen Pleads Guilty to 'Murder' Threat at School, Faces Seven Years in State Prison

NEWARK, NJ - A nineteen-year old Hackensack man has pled guilty to making a series of online threats against Livingston High School, including that he would "murder everyone" at the school, according to an announcement by Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino. Additional charges against city resident John Coulouris include cyber harassment, stalking, invasion of privacy ...

East Brunswick Rabbi Charged with Engaging in Prostitution with a Child

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Aryeh Goodman, 35, the rabbi from the  East Brunswick Chabad Learning Center has been charged with one count of engaging in prostitution with a child and one count of endangering the welfare of a child.  He was one of thirty men charged with having sex with the teenager over a four-week period.

According to the New Jersey Jewish News, Goodman ...

Former US Postal Service Employee from Rahway Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes to Deliver Narcotics Packages

RAHWAY, NJ - Leonard Gresham, a 50-year-old Rahway resident, pleaded guilty in federal court on Tuesday to intercepting and delivering packages containing illegal narcotics in exchange for cash bribes, it was announced by U.S. Attorney Craig Carpentino.

Gresham pleaded guilty U.S. District Judge Esther D. Salas in Newark federal court, where he was charged with one count of ...

Verona Council Ponders Gov. Phil Murphy's Plan to Legalize Pot

VERONA, NJ - Like other townships in the area, Verona discussed the potential impact of the potential legalization of marijuana within the state of New Jersey proposed by Gov. Phil Murphy.

Deputy Mayor Michael Nochimson sparked the discussion when he shared an article that appeared in a local newspaper over the weekend.  He noted that the subject of the article, Rick Fuentes who headed ...

Newark man sentenced to prison term for elaborate driver's license scam

Newark, NJ–A Newark man was sentenced in Newark federal court to 42 months in prison for selling fake driver’s licenses through an online shop and filing fraudulent tax returns using stolen identity information, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced Monday.

Alexis Scott Carthens, 40, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Jose Linares on one count of conspiracy ...

$100,000 Civil Penalty Filed Against Livingston Broker Who Defrauded Elderly Couple

NEWARK, NJ — A Livingston broker’s agent registration will be revoked and he will receive an imposition of $100,000 in civil monetary penalties against him and his company NJLI Advisors L.L.C. after defrauding an elderly couple of at least $280,000, according to Attorney General Gubrir Grewal and the New Jersey Bureau of Securities within the Division of Consumer ...

Pot Poll: Majority of NJ Opposes Legalized Marijuana


TRENTON – The majority of New Jerseyans oppose legalizing recreational marijuana, according to a recent survey conducted by Fairleigh Dickinson University.  This marks the first time a recent poll in New Jersey has found less than 50 percent support for legalization.

According to the poll, ...

Essex County Man Charged by Feds with Wire Fraud to Obtain Mortgage that Fell into Forclosure

NEWARK N.J. – A Nutley man, who worked as a loan officer with a mortgage company, was charged today with using fraudulent documents to deceive his employer into approving a loan, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Richard Patino, 42, is charged by complaint with one count of wire fraud. He made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Cathy L. Waldor in Newark ...

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