Woman Twice Convicted of Death by Auto in Warren Faces Sentencing

December 15, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Amie Marroccelli, 44, twice convicted of 2nd Degree Vehicular Homicide in the death of a motorist on Route 78 in 2010, will be sentenced Friday, Dec. 15 before Judge Robert Reed at 9 a.m. in the Somerset County Courthouse.

The Union Township woman was found guilty of the crime a second time in October; she was previously tried and convicted on March 17, 2014, according ...

North Plainfield School District Pays $35,000 to Resolve Employee Discrimination Claim

TRENTON, NJ - The North Plainfield Public School District has paid a former employee $35,000 to resolve allegations it engaged in disability-based discrimination by firing her for “job abandonment” after she missed the last three weeks of a school year due to gallbladder surgery, attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division on Civil Rights announced ...

Watchung Car Dealership Agrees to Repay $37,500 in Stolen Deposits

WATCHUNG, NJ - A car dealer on Route 22 has agreed to pay $37,500 to six consumers whose cash deposits were allegedly stolen by a sales representative who has since been fired, Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division of Consumer Affairs  announced.

Liccardi Ford, Inc. (“Liccardi Ford”), which does business as Liccardi Ford Lincoln and Liccardi Auto ...

North Plainfield and Long Hill Residents Among 79 Arrested in Massive Child Trafficking and Pornography Sting “Operation Safety Net”

TRENTON, NJ – Arrests have been made in a massive operation that stretched from New Jersey to California targeting sex offenders and persons possessing child pornography Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced on Friday.

Arrests of 79 child predators and child pornography offenders in “Operation Safety Net,” a nine-month, multi-agency child ...

Nanny Charged with Abuse of Nine-Month-Old Bernards Infant


SOMERVILLE, NJ – A 38-year-old Paterson woman has been charged with abusing a nine-month-old infant from Bernards Township, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Laura M. Gonzalez of East 22nd Street, Paterson, has been charged with second degree endangering the welfare of a child, and fourth degree child abuse.

The Somerset County ...

Update: Former Surgent’s Gymnastics Instructor Charged with Sexual Assault of Child

This story was updated at 4:10 p.m. with new information.

ELIZABETH, NJ — A former instructor is accused of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old student at Surgent’s Elite School of Gymnastics in Westfield over the course of more than six months, acting Union County Prosecutor Thomas K. Isenhour announced Wednesday.

Jorge Rodriguez, 34, formerly of Elizabeth and currently ...

New Jersey Pain Management Institute Founder's License Temporarily Suspended due to 'Inappropriate Behaviors’

SOMERSET, NJ - A state board temporarily suspended a local pain doctor’s license for allegedly calling a client "drug addict", waving a knife in the air with a room full of patients, and other inappropriate behavior, according to court documents.

On Oct. 27, Franklin Township Police summoned a Psychiatric Emergency Screening Service (PESS) to the Veronica Avenue ...

Sosa Indicted for Sexual Assault of a Minor

ELIZABETH, NJ -  Union County grand jury has returned a four-count indictment against a Plainfield man charged with repeatedly sexually assaulting a child earlier this year, acting Union County Prosecutor Thomas K. Isenhour announced Thursday. 

Walter Sosa, 33, is charged with first-degree aggravated sexual assault, two counts of second-degree sexual assault, and second-degree ...

'Operation Bird Cage' Seizes Drugs, Guns, Cars and Cash, Nabs 17 in Drug and Firearm Distribution Ring in Somerset County

SOMERVILLE, NJ - 17 people, including a 40-year-old Dunellen man and his 69-year-old mother, were arrested on charges of drug and firearm distribution as part of a five-month investigation called “Operation Bird Cage,” Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, and public safety officials from a number of police jurisdictions announced on ...

Third Suspect Identified in Somerville Shooting, Charged with Attempted Murder

​SOMERVILLE, NJ - A 20-year-old Somerville man has been identified as the third suspect in an Oct. 26 mid-day shooting on the south side of the borough.

Alquan J. Harris, a resident of South Gaston Ave. is wanted by law enforcement for his involvement in the shooting, which left a 26-year-old resident of Easton, Pa., wounded in the leg, according to Somerset Prosecutor Michael H.

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