Law & Justice

November 9, 2018

NEWARK, NJ – The Essex County Prosecutors Office held a press conference Wednesday afternoon announcing that the Montclair attorney accused of killing his live-in girlfriend on October 23, has been captured in Cuba.  James R. Ray, III, 55, is charged with killing the mother of his child, ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The Montclair attorney accused of killing his live-in girlfriend on October 22 has been captured in Cuba, police officials announced on Wednesday. According to published reports, James Ray, III, 55, is charged with killing the mother of his child, 44-year-old, Angela Bledsoe. During ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Members of the local community are expressing their outrage over racist, anti-Semitic and vulgar graffiti that was spray-painted on the outside of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School sometime before the weekend began.  Pictures of the messages spread rapidly over ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A comic book artist from West Orange admitted in federal court on Monday to distributing thousands of images and videos of child sexual abuse, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito Timothy Yates, 31, who was previously arrested and charged by complaint on April 4, pleaded ...

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NEWARK, NJ – The largest health care fraud and opioid enforcement action ever taken by the Justice Department resulted in three guilty pleas and five arrests in New Jersey involving a South Jersey-Philadelphia drug trafficking ring that sold more than 1,100 oxycodone pills and multiple individuals ...

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NEWARK, NJ — When seven search warrants were executed this week in Newark, East Orange and Irvington, narcotics valued at $80,000 were recovered and 12 people were arrested, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert Laurino. Among those arrested was West Orange resident Lisa DeRonde, ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Nearly four years after 19-year-old Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin, a 2013 graduate of Seton Hall Prep, was gunned down on Walker Road in West Orange by a man who recently pled guilty to six charges, including charges of first-degree terrorism and murder, Ali Muhammad Brown was ...

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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 Hon. Ronald Wigler, judge of the Superior Court.  Brown fatally shot ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – By a unanimous vote, the West Orange Township Council (WOTC) approved a resolution on Tuesday authorizing the township to retain Thomas Scrivo, Esq. of O’Toole Scrivo as special counsel to analyze the scope in which Mayor Robert Parisi can act in his official capacity under the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Six people who were arrested at a sit-in to support “dreamers” Feb. 6 at Congressman Leonard Lance’s Westfield office, including West Orange resident Rabbi Elliott Tepperman of B’nai Keshet in Montclair, pleaded “not guilty” to defiant trespassing Tuesday morning at Westfield ...

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NEW FDU POLL SHOWS MAJORITY OF NEW JERSEYANS OPPOSE LEGALIZING RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA TRENTON, NJ – 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 ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Four Jersey City men have entered guilty pleas admitting their role in a West Orange home invasion in which a husband, wife and a young child were terrorized, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert Laurino. “This just result would not be possible if not for the bravery ...

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