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Convicted Double-Murderer Gets Two Consecutive Life Sentences

November 14, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A former Raritan resident convicted of killing a mother and her daughter in 2015 has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Ramon Cadiz, 54, formerly of First Avenue, was sentenced on Nov. 9 to two consecutive life terms of imprisonment following his guilty pleas to two counts of first degree murder before ...

38 Parents Arrested for Delinquent Child Support Payments

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County Sheriff's officers made 38 arrests over a three-day period in an effort to collect delinquent child support payments.

Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano said the sweep occurred Oct. 23-25 and involved 41 Sheriff's Officers, operating in teams, who served outstanding warrants and made arrests. Those arrested owed a combined total of almost ...

Son Charged with Killing Mother; Body Discovered Inside Home They Shared

 

 

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – A 60-year-old township man has been charged with murdering his 82-year-old mother, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Dalton Chiscolm Jr., of Haverhill Place, Somerset, is charged with First Degree Murder in the death of his mother, Roberta Ann Taylor, 82, with whom the suspect lived, Robertson said.

Robertson ...

Lawsuit Contains Explosive Allegations Against School Leadership

UNION, NJ – An explosive lawsuit, naming the Union High School principal and members of the administration as defendants, was filed late last week on behalf of Union’s Director of Athletics alleging harassment and discrimination.

The Watchung Hills girls soccer team is set to face Union on Tuesday in the semifinal round of the state tournament.

Township of Union Schools ...

Bateman Introduces "Timothy J. Piazza Law" to Punish Hazing

TRENTON, NJ - Following the tragic death of a local teen, Senator Kip Bateman has introduced the “Timothy J. Piazza Law,” to increase criminal penalties for hazing.

Timothy Piazza, a 19-year-old Penn State University student, died on Feb. 4, 2017 during a fraternity hazing ritual. Timothy’s death was captured by a video that showed Penn State University fraternity ...

Somerset County Man Charged in Multiple Bank Robberies

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A 52-year-old Hillsborough man has been charged with at least three bank robberies in central New Jersey over the past month, and may face additional charges as a police investigation continues in adjoining counties and Pennsylvania.

Mark Elbaum, a resident of Merritt Drive, has been charged in the Oct. 1 robbery of the Financial Resources Feral Credit ...

Explosive Package Sent to Sen. Booker's Camden Office

CAMDEN, NJ — The FBI intercepted a suspicious package addressed to U.S. Sen. Cory Booker's Camden office, according to officials.

The FBI confirmed yesterday morning, October 26, that a suspicious package — similar to the other packages found in New York and Washington D.C. this week that contained potentially explosive devices — was addressed to Booker, and intercepted ...

New Jersey Legislature Wants To Tackle Tick Problems

TRENTON, N.J. — On Oct. 22 a bill that would add tick control to the duties of the mosquito commissions was voted out of committee.

The Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee voted 5-0 with one abstention to send Assembly Bill No. 4459 to the full Assembly.

The bill is sponsored by Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling and Assemblywoman Joann Downey, both from District 11, ...

Pari-Mutuel Betting Adds New Element to This Year's Far Hills Race Meeting

FAR HILLS, NJ - A field tucked away in a small suburban neighborhood in New Jersey might be the last place outsiders would expect to find one of the most prestigious steeplechase events. But for the 40,000 attendees – many of whom attend year after year – the Far Hills Race Meeting is no secret; It’s a fall essential.

This year's event, known to many as “The ...

Somerset County Teacher, 29, Sent Nude Photos Online to Montgomery HS Student, Prosecutor Says

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A Montgomery High School teacher who lives in Hillsborough has been arrested and faces charges of sending nude photos of herself and sexually-explicit messages via social media to a Montgomery High School student over a period of several months.

Michelina Aichele, 29 of Capricorn Drive in Hillsborough, has been charged with 2nd degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

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