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Hillsborough Man Sentenced for Bribing Doctors in $100M Test Referral Scheme

May 18, 2018

NEWARK, NJ – Five individuals including a Hillsborough resident  were sentenced Friday for bribing doctors in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, its president and numerous associates, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Doug Hurley, 38, of Hillsborough and Kevin ...

Got Him! Arrest Made in Freehold Shooting Death with Connection to Holmdel and Neptune Shooting Still Under Investigation

 FREEHOLD, NJ  – They got their man and residents are safer for it. An arrest has been made in connection with a shooting Thursday night in Freehold Township and the possible connection to a shooting in Holmdel and Neptune is still underway.

This is according to a release issued by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. The ...

North Plainfield Residents Among 58 Arrested for Failure to Make Child Support Payments

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Three borough residents are among 58 men and women arrested for failure to make child support payments during a three-day sweep by Somerset County Sheriff officers.

The sweep was conducted in several New Jersey counties on April 17,18 and 19, according to Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano.

The operation involved 39 officers, operating in teams, who served ...

Rahway Man Admits to Fatal Strangulation of Girlfriend

A Rahway resident has admitted to strangling his girlfriend to death in 2015, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas Jr. announced Wednesday.

Ignacio Ortiz Vasquez, 42, earlier this week pleaded guilty to charges of first-degree murder and second-degree endangering the welfare of a child in connection with the death of 27-year- old Yuri Cruz. The pleas were entered just days ...

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 ...

North Plainfield Man Arrested in Attempted Murder of Three Plainfield Police Officers, Prosecutor says

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Three Plainfield Police Detectives, responding to the sound of gunshots, were fired upon by a man on Wednesday and one of the Detectives returned fire, leading  to the man’s capture and arrest, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Thursday.

The shooter has been identified as Junus Ellison, 28, of North Plainfield.

Monahan provided the ...

Child Porn Draws 10-Year Prison Sentence for Hunterdon Man

NEWARK, N.J. – A Hunterdon man was sentenced today to more than 10 years in prison for distributing images of child sexual abuse over the Internet, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced in a press release today.

U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty imposed the sentence in Newark federal court.

Darrel Underhill, 74, of High Bridge, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge ...

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