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December

Blog Posts in December, 2013

  • Bergen County father and son face securities fraud allegations

    Authorities have filed a lawsuit against a father and son who allegedly defrauded 26 investors out of $3.5 million. The New Jersey Bureau of Securities contends that the 55-year-old father and his 34-year-old son, both of Bergen County, sold promissory notes for a surgical center, promising returns of 6 to 8 percent. Reportedly, the two men were not licensed to sell the securities, and the ...
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  • Police stop New Jersey driver, charge him with drug possession

    Police recently arrested a 23-year-old New Jersey resident after allegedly finding cocaine in his car. Police claim they initially pulled him over after noticing the man's car was changing lanes without displaying a proper turn signal. After stopping the car, the troopers purportedly smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle, and claim that the suspect and his passenger admitted to police that ...
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  • New Jersey theatrical group's accountant accused of embezzlement

    In New Jersey, embezzlement is a serious accusation that can badly damage a person's reputation. An accused embezzler may find it hard to earn the trust of potential employers even though a case has been settled. A conviction could also result in thousands of dollars in fines and a long prison sentence. A 55-year-old part-time accountant for Princeton University's Triangle Club surrendered to ...
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  • New Jersey's drunk driving laws depend heavily on breath tests

    Most New Jersey drivers are probably aware that the legal limit of blood alcohol content is 0.08 percent, but may not fully understand what that implies. Furthermore, they may not realize that even those with a blood alcohol content below 0.08 may face drunk driving charges. A New Jersey man was arrested recently after police said they spotted him driving recklessly. An officer said he saw the ...
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  • New Jersey pot defendant allegedly picked a bad spot to light up

    Marijuana laws across the country are trending towards greater openness and tolerance, in some cases even legalizing the substance for recreational use. It's still against the law in this state, however, so New Jersey residents facing drug charges associated with marijuana use need to take the matter seriously. For example, one New Jersey man in his early twenties was arrested outside a Fort Lee ...
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  • Holiday shopping spat leads to criminal charges

    Some people in New Jersey chose to spend their Thanksgiving holiday with friends and family while others tried to score some of the best retail deals of the year at malls and shopping centers. For those who braved the retail scene, finding great gifts was just one of the major challenges of the day. A handful of aggressive shoppers caused problems for others, including one woman who allegedly ...
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  • Suspended license leads to man being charged with a DWI

    Technology is changing at a rapid pace and many New Jersey residents do their best to stay on top of the latest phones, music players and other gadgets available. As consumers gain access to better technology so too do members of local law enforcement and other government groups. Sometimes the technological resources available to those police departments can lead officers to make criminal arrests ...
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