Police say fiery Sullivan crash result of DWI

Alcohol was a factor in a Sullivan accident that resulted in flames on Wednesday. On June 28, deputies responded to Smith ridge Road in the Town of Sullivan for a reported vehicle that collided with a telephone pole and caught fire. Upon arrival, deputies interviewed the driver, Kyle McGinnis of Bridgeport, New York. After investigation and field sobriety tests, it was determined that was intoxicated.

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Guttenberg woman pleads not guilty in boyfriend’s fatal stabbing

A 23-year-old Guttenberg woman admitted stabbing her boyfriend in his apartment in Union City on Saturday night, a prosecutor said during her initial court appearance on Monday, when the woman entered a not guilty plea to manslaughter and other charges.

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New Jersey man sought in motel shooting captured in Georgia

A man wanted in the deadly shooting at a New Jersey motel on 28 February was captured in Marietta, Georgia. 21 year old Kevin Fentress from Burlington City faces murder charges for a shooting in Cherry Hill that left a 17-year-old Camden boy dead and a 20-year-old Willingboro man wounded.

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490 New Jersey Towns With Violent Crime: Highest To Lowest

Department of Law & Public Safety’s newly-released Uniform Crime Report (UCR) shows the list of 490 New Jersey Towns with violent crime from the highest to lowest. The latest crime data shows a reduction of major categories of crime compared to 2013.

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2 more Bayonne cops named in police brutality lawsuit

Two more city police officers have been accused in a federal lawsuit of doing nothing when a fellow officer beat a handcuffed man with a flashlight in December 2013.

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Jewish Agency Official Charged in Sex Crime with Teen Boy

The assistant director of a Jewish social services agency was charged with sex crimes involving a 16-year-old boy.

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N.J. man charged with sex assault of girl, 8

A 47-year-old Bergenfield man was accused of sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl, authorities said Tuesday.

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Essex County Undersheriff Charged With Sex Crimes in N.J.

Authorities have charged Montclair resident James Pitts, an undersheriff with the Essex County Sheriff’s Office, with aggravated criminal sexual contact and endangering the welfare of a child.

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Affidavit: Son Charged in Parents’ Killing Was to Be Cut Off

State police said Navin, of Bridgeport, faces two counts of murder and murder with special circumstances in the deaths of his parents, who had been missing since August 4 2015. His girlfriend has also been charged with conspiracy to commit murder and hindering prosecution.

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Drug dealer in fatal overdose gets 6 years in prison, report says

A judge sentenced a Closter man to six years in state prison on Wednesday for selling the heroin that led to the overdose death of an Emerson woman in 2013, The Record reported.

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Two Sussex men charged in Wantage drug-induced death

For the first time in recent memory, Sussex County authorities have charged a pair of Sussex Borough men under a 1987 statute that holds them liable for the drug-induced death of a Wantage resident.

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N.J. man committed 1999 movie theater murder, cops say

A New Jersey man was among two indicted on Tuesday for a robbery and murder outside of a Tennessee movie theater 16 years ago.

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Point Pleasant Beach Man Charged With Murder

Detectives from the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office arrested a Point Pleasant Beach man today and charged him with the apparent stabbing death of a man who lived in the same apartment building in the borough.

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Arrests made after string of burglaries, prosecutor says

Two Woodland Park men broke into more than 24 businesses in three counties over four months, authorities said.

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New Jersey doctor Raja Jagtiani charged with more sex crimes

A New Jersey doctor already facing a slew of sex crime charges was arrested again this week, after more alleged victims came forward, authorities said.

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Police: Alleged drunk driver attacked construction worker who helped teen after crash

Tate was charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving, assault on a police officer, resisting arrest, assault, criminal mischief.

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Two Texas men sentenced to prison for mob takeover of financial company

Two Texas men have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a mob scheme to take control of a financial company.
They were convicted last year, along with a member and an associate of the Lucchese organized crime family, of racketeering conspiracy and related offenses.

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Credit Card scammers stole from nearly 100,000 Michaels Customers

Angel Angulo, 25, and Crystal Banuelos, 28, of California have been indicted on charges of conspiracy to commit bank fraud and aggravated identity theft, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office in New Jersey.

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Citizens’ tips lead to weapons, drug arrests in Newark

Two city men were arrested for weapons and narcotics violations Thursday night and Friday morning, police spokesman Sgt. Ronald Glover said.

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Records show N.J. cop was suspended before ex-wife’s slaying

A New Jersey police officer who is facing a murder charge was suspended from his job last year after his estranged wife told police he violated a court order by coming to their home to pick up his children and harassed her with phone calls.

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Man wielded rifle during domestic dispute, Newark police say

27-year-old city man was arrested Monday after he threatened a woman with a loaded rifle, police spokesman Sgt. Ron Glover said.

Miller has been charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, multiple weapons-related offenses and domestic violence offenses.

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N.J. woman who just finished jail term for 3rd DWI convicted of 4th

A Franklin Township woman released from jail last week for her third drunk driving conviction just added another DWI conviction to her record.

Kelli D. Hennessey, 31, of Franklin Township, was convicted Tuesday on three counts of assault by auto in a school zone and drunken driving in a Nov. 6, 2011, crash in Glassboro in which three Rowan University students were hit while crossing Delsea Drive.

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Newark men caught dealing crack out of abandoned city home, sheriff says

Two men were arrested last week after being caught dealing crack cocaine out of an abandoned home in the city’s West Ward, authorities said.

According to Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura, members of his Narcotics Bureau were patrolling in the area of Brookdale Avenue and Abinger Place Thursday night after receiving numerous calls about drugs being sold in the area.

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Newark firearms unit arrests city man on weapons charge.

An armed city man tried to duck into a nearby home before being arrested on weapons and other charges, department spokesman Sgt. Ron Glover said.

Members of the Firearms Interdiction Unit were patrolling in unmarked cars and plainclothes near N. 5th Street and 7th Avenue around 11 p.m., when they saw a large group of males, Glover said.

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S. Plainfield man charged with DWI, child endangerment.

Jason Kollarik, 33, of South Plainfield, was arrested and charged with DWI, refusal to submit breath samples, obstruction and endangering the welfare of a child following a motor vehicle stop on South Washington Avenue for speeding, police said. The driver was found to be intoxicated and refused to perform field sobriety tests. The driver also had his juvenile child in the vehicle.

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Montclair man charged with manslaughter in September Lincoln Tunnel crash

A Montclair man has been charged with aggravated manslaughter and vehicular homicide 10 months after man suffered a heart attack and died after a crash at the Lincoln Tunnel, authorities said today. Authorities said Louis S. Pine, 39, was speeding when his BMW violently slammed into a Mercedes minivan on Sept. 2, 2014.

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2 men convicted in N.J. in scheme that defrauded Home Depot stores

TRENTON — Two New York City men have been convicted of roles in a scheme that defrauded Home Depot stores out of more than $250,000.
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Sheriff’s Department charges 4 in alleged Bloomfield drug transaction

A Bloomfield police and Essex County Sheriff’s Department joint plainclothes operation took a marijuana distributor and three recipients off the streets in a neighborhood that complained of drug activity, the sheriff’s Bureau of Narcotics announced Friday.

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FORMER CABLE TV TECHNICIAN ACCUSED OF SEX CRIMES IN 2 NEW JERSEY HOMES

A former cable television service technician in New Jersey has been arrested on sex charges stemming from incidents in two Bergen County homes.

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Hawthorne Teens Arrested in Wyckoff for DWI, Possession of Alcohol

A Hawthorne man was arrested in Wyckoff for driving while intoxicated after Wyckoff police saw “a vehicle driving erratically on Goffle Road” on the night of Nov. 21

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Motorcyclist Who Tried To Elude Police Charged With DUI, Multiple Offenses

Lacey police arrested a Forked River man on Friday after he went through a stop sign on his unregistered motorcycle, blew through a police motor vehicle stop and slid into a wooden guardrail on Deerhead Lake Drive, Police Chief David A. Paprota said.

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State Looks to Stiffen DUI Penalties

New Jersey drivers who drink before taking the wheel could get an unwanted gift from the state this holiday season. The state Senate is poised to vote in December on a bill that would toughen New Jersey’s DUI law.
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FBI crime statistics in New Jersey

NEWARK — An examination of the FBI Uniform Crime Report statistics released last week show the state’s largest city outpacing every other reporting municipality in New Jersey in both violent and nonviolent crimes in 2013.
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Newark police arrest 5, seize 4 guns in separate incidents over weekend

City police seized four illegal guns off the street and arrested five people in a series of incidents over the post-Christmas holiday, authorities said.
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Middletown, New Jersey Physician Charged With Five Others For Running Prescription Drug Ring

suspended Middletown physician was busted along with five others for selling forged Oxycodone prescriptions for $300 to $400, police say.

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New Jersey High School Teacher Accused of Having Sex With Student

A New Jersey high school teacher has been arrested on official misconduct charges for allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with a student, authorities say.

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NJ Lawmaker Proposes “Sex Assault by Fraud” Bill

A New Jersey lawmaker has introduced a bill that would make it a crime to lie to someone in order to have sex with them.

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Man arrested in child porn operation pleads guilty

A Mercer County man who was among 28 people charged in two offender sweeps targeting those who allegedly distributed child pornography has pleaded guilty to sharing child pornography.

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Cops: Jersey City Man Assaulted With Tree Branch Over $10 Drug Debt

Jersey City police say a man nearly beat another to death with a tree branch over a $10 drug debt.

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Brattleboro police arrest NJ man, seize 2,700 packets of heroin: reports

Police on Wednesday arrested a New Jersey man and seized more than 2,700 packets of heroin and $3,200 in cash, according to a report in the Brattleboro Reformer.

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2 Men Charged In NJ Heroin Mill Bust: Authorities

Two men are facing numerous charges after authorities broke up an alleged heroin mill that they say was being run out of a northern New Jersey home.

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Boston man sentenced to 20 years for sex trafficking

A Boston man with a long criminal history was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in federal prison for sex trafficking, after he was convicted of transporting a teenage girl to New York and New Jersey and selling sex with the girl.

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Not wearing seat belt may be a crime in New Jersey

Under a recent New Jersey Supreme Court decision, failure to wear a seat belt, or to require minor passengers to wear them, could expose you to criminal charges and a prison term.

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Wrongful death lawsuit on way in case of Jersey City man killed by police in struggle

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Heroin buyer arrested after a police chase in New Jersey

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Emotions run high as convicted Jersey City killer receives three 25-year sentences

Emotions run high as convicted Jersey City killer receives three 25-year sentences

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Two Texas men arrested with 21 kilos of cocaine in Jersey City plead guilty

Two Texas men arrested with 21 kilos of cocaine in Jersey City plead guilty

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$100,000 bail for Jersey City daycare worker accused of abusing 2 tots

$100,000 bail for Jersey City daycare worker accused of abusing 2 tots

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Lawsuit accuses Bayonne police officers of ‘savage’ attack

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Attorney says criminal probe of cops holding up Bayonne police brutality suit

Attorney says criminal probe of cops holding up Bayonne police brutality suit

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More than 50 arrested in connection with Jersey City’s Operation Summer Shield 2, cops say

More than 50 arrested in connection with Jersey City's Operation Summer Shield 2, cops say

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Bayonne officials keeping mum about lawsuit alleging police brutality

Bayonne officials keeping mum about lawsuit alleging police brutality

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West New York man’s lawyer says he will fight charges in dog slashing incident

West New York man's lawyer says he will fight charges in dog slashing incident

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