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Law & Justice

January 27, 2022

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township Police Chief Andrew Caggiano and county law enforcement authorities announced that 39-year-old Cheng Hsiao, reported missing from Montville Township, along with her two young children - Ethan, 3, and Ian, 2 - have been found. The three were reported missing on ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – A woman and her two young children are missing from Towaco, NJ and Montville Township and Morris County law enforcement officials are seeking the public’s help in finding them. The three were reported missing on January 23, 2022 and there is concern for their wellbeing. Cheng ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Every county and municipal police officer will undergo crisis intervention training under a new law recently signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy. The legislation, which was championed by Assemblyman Raj Mukherji (D-Hudson) and Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter (D-Bergen, Passaic) ...

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TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy signed S3707/A5673, which repeals the statute that criminalizes sexual penetration while infected with a venereal disease or HIV under certain circumstances. “For decades, the HIV epidemic has had devastating effects on New Jersey, particularly in our LGBTQ+ ...

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TRENTON, NJ —The New Jersey State Parole Board is now accepting applications for individuals seeking a new career working with former offenders to successfully re-assimilate into the community.  In December, the Board welcomed 15 parole officer recruits to their ranks.  Four of these officers ...

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NEWARK, NJ – New Jersey Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck is cracking down on businesses who are raising prices as the demand for COVID-19 tests have skyrocketed due to the Omicron variant. Bruck announced on Friday that the Division of Consumer Affairs has sent more than 50 warning ...

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TRENTON – Certain juvenile justice fines, fees, costs, and other monetary penalties have been eliminated under the legislation (S-S-3319/A-5507) which was signed by Governor Murphy on January 10. The legislation acts to improve the juvenile justice system by eliminating unnecessary ...

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Newark – Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck and the Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that New Jersey student loan borrowers will receive over $60 million in relief from a settlement with Navient Corp. and its subsidiary Navient Solutions LLC (Navient) that resolves a ...

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NEWARK, N.J. – A Linden man admitted his role in a scheme to use drones to smuggle contraband, including cell phones and tobacco, into the federal correctional facility at Fort Dix, according to U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger. Johansel Moronta, 29, a former inmate at Fort Dix, pleaded guilty ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The state Attorney General’s Office is conducting an investigation of a fatal police-involved shooting that occurred Sunday night, Jan. 9 inside an apartment on Corporal Langon Way. The identity of the victim is not being released. No one else was injured. It is the second ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - An Elizabeth man has been charged in connection with his commission of a string of robberies in New Jersey, including a bank robbery and two armed robberies of convenience stores, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Dayshawn Brimfield, 30, is charged by complaint with ...

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School districts and institutions of higher education must adopt policies protecting students’ freedom of expression under legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Hal Wirths and signed by the governor on Tuesday.  The legislation (A169/S108) gives student journalists in public schools, as well as ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – The disbanding of the Morris County Park Police means the county's 24 county Park Police officers are now members of the county Sheriff's Office. They received their new badges this week. The change was approved two months ago by the county commissioners and county Park ...

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Commissioners drafting letter to NJ AG looking for answers Newton – A yearlong investigation by the New Jersey Attorney General into Andover Subacute and other nursing homes has produced no news and the Murphy administration is still stonewalling Open Public Records Act requests for documents ...

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TRENTION, NJ — The New Jersey State Parole Board ranks have grown to protect communities and help assist parolees re-assimilate back into society with the recent swearing in of 15 parole officer recruits who took their oath of office after graduating from the New Jersey National Guard Training ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Two Newark women last week were indicted in connection to a scheme that involved arranging sham marriages between U.S. citizens and non-citizens seeking to stay in the country unlawfully, authorities announced. Sisters Andrea Torres, 55, and Regina Johnson, 57, of Newark, were both ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - A 6-year-old boy from Budd Lake died from injuries sustained Thursday evening in a multi-car crash on Route 80 in Roxbury and police are seeking help finding the driver of a vehicle that left the scene. The incident took place at about 7:45 p.m., according to New Jersey State ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — A well-known physician who formerly treated patients at Bordentown Family Practice - Dr. Morris "Moishe" Starkman -- is now facing 21 counts of narcotics distribution and fraud charges for illegally prescribing 1.4 million doses of highly-addictive opioid pills out of his ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Morristown attorney, Martin Egan, admitted to defrauding elderly homeowners through a reverse mortgage fraud scheme, according to U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger. Egan pleaded guilty Friday and faces a maximum of 30 years in prison as well as a $1 million fine.  According to ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Essex County Prosecutors Office (ECPO) announced the arrest of a 58-year-old man in connection with the beating death of his 84-year-old mother-in-law in Nutley.   Officers of the Nutley Police Department responded to a home on Prospect St. following a 911 call from a male party ...

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TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck today  three statewide law enforcement policies that reinforce New Jersey’s position as a national leader in the policing profession.  “No-Knock” Warrants. Regulates the application of no-knock warrants in New Jersey to ensure they are used ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – A terrifying killing of a NJ student became the subject of discussion for the past few months as Congress aimed to provide safeguards for federal judges, as they have often been left vulnerable threats and intimidation.  Daniel Anderl, resident of North Brunswick and a 2018 ...

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HACKETTSTOWN N.J. -- On December 2, 2021, at around 11:42 a.m., Hackettstown Police responded to Hot Bagels Abroad (150 Mountain Ave) in reference to a woman who stole a tip jar containing money.   Then on December 3, 2021, Hackettstown Police received information that the suspect that ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Bergen County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help locate missing person Morgan Panzer, last seen Dec. 1 at Bergen County College in Paramus.  Panzer was reported missing at approximately 11 a.m. on Wed. Dec. 1, 2021. The Bergen County Sheriff reports that she had no ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Barbara Maronpot, 67, and Christopher Gallaway, 48, both of Morristown have been arrested following a narcotics investigation, announced Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph K. Kimker, and Hanover Police Chief Michael Loock. According to ...

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BOONTON, NJ - There was a dead body found in Boonton retrieved from the Rockaway River.  The following announcement was made from the Morris County Prosecutor's Office: Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker and Town of  Boonton Captain Stephen Jones ...

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Project Self-Sufficiency will host a virtual Family Law seminar on Tuesday, December 7th, 6:00 p.m.  Attorneys and participants will discuss child support, grounds for divorce, court procedures, alimony, parenting time, equitable distribution of assets, and other topics related to divorce.  The ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - We're learning more about the accusations against an East Orange mother, charged with two counts of child endangerment, following the disappearance of her teenage daughter.  14-year-old JaShyah Moore was found two weeks after she was reported missing in Harlem, after running away ...

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NEWARK, N.J. – A Union man admitted his role in a scheme to bribe postal employees to steal credit cards from the mail, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Syid Boyd, 26, of Union, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Stanley R. Chesler to a two-count ...

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