Police in Middletown, NJ, charged a motorist after he allegedly struck a teenage boy on Halloween night, per the news. The charges against the motorist include assault with a motor vehicle while under the influence, possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor/drugs, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle, reckless driving, careless driving, failure to yield to a pedestrian, and failure to use headlamps. Unsurprisingly, however, the police have not disclosed whether the DUI is for driving under the influence of marijuana, alcohol, or another intoxicating substance. Read More
The New Jersey Attorney General recently announced the conviction of a cop and his wife based on fraudulent fund applications. Accordingly, an Ocean County jury convicted the pair for stealing about $187,000 by filing false Superstorm Sandy relief fund applications. Indeed, the state’s case included testimony and evidence that the pair filed fraudulent applications for: FEMA assistance, a low-interest SBA disaster-relief loan, and state grants under the Homeowner Resettlement Program (RSP), the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation and Mitigation Program (RREM), and the Sandy Homeowner and Renter Assistance Program (SHRAP) funded by the New Jersey Department of Human Services. Previously employed by the Hoboken Police Department, the cop was convicted along with his wife on charges of second-degree conspiracy, second-degree theft by deception, and six counts of fourth-degree unsworn falsification to authorities. Read More
This week a former Piscataway policeman plead guilty to falsifying or tampering with records and simple assault, per the news. Originally the officer was charged with tampering with public records, falsifying and tampering with records, and assault. Indeed, the video demonstrates that while on duty, the 22-year law enforcement veteran hit a suspect in a police car. Subsequently, the officer allegedly filed false records with inaccurate information. Accordingly, prosecutors claimed the officer intended to hide the altercation. Consequently, the officer accepted a plea deal in exchange for a term of probation. Furthermore, he must forfeit his Read More
Recently a man was sentenced for kicking a window and damaging the door frame in a New Jersey State Police cruiser, per nj dot com. Additionally, during the same incident which involved a DWI investigation, he tried to escape from the police. Furthermore, he tried to spit on the troopers at the hospital, according to a new release from the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office. Subsequently, a grand jury indicted the man on six charges, including Throwing Bodily Fluid at Law Enforcement Officers. Last November he plead guilty to all six counts. Consequently, on February 9, 2018, a judge sentenced him to five years New Jersey State Prison. Read More
Trenton cops charged a man who ran after they confronted him, and found 118 decks of alleged heroin on him. The cops claim they saw a drug transaction with this man as the seller. When they confronted him, however, they say he ran. Nevertheless, the cops caught him and found the alleged CDS and currency. Consequently, they charged him with hindering apprehension, heroin possession, heroin possession with intent to distribute, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and obstruction.
Gloucester Township police arrested 13 people after a two-month “drug house” investigation, per patch dot com. But apparently the house was actually an apartment, not a house. Indeed, detectives and the Gloucester Township Police Special Response Team (SWAT) executed a search warrant at the Fairways Apartment Complex. While at the scene investigating, police arrested 10 people with loitering to obtain or distribute CDS. Additionally, the cops charged three primary suspects with more serious crimes after they seized:
- over 250 bags of alleged heroin,
- a quantity of alleged marijuana,
- a quantity of alleged fentanyl patches,
- 118 alleged prescription pills,
- and over $12,000 in cash.
It all started when State Department of Children and Families (DCF) workers went to an apartment. They went based on an alleged domestic disturbance involving the children, per the news. But the man did not answer the door, so DCF workers called the police.
Police in Andover, NJ, charged three middle school students with cyber-harassment and harassment, per the news. About 13 to 14 years old, the youths allegedly posted an offending photo and comments on Instagram.The news, however, did not report the offensive statement. Instead, the news obliquely reported the trio posted the photo “along with alarming comments toward students,” per the police. Read more
Carneys Point cops charged a man with possession, use, or being under the influence of marijuana under 50 grams and obstructing highways and other public passages. The police claim they found him around 10 a.m. on January 5, lying in a street, per nj dot com. Unsurprisingly, the news reported this man’s name, age, and the town where he lives. And perhaps just as unsurprisingly, the news did not report what the police observed when they found the man.