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Blog Posts in March, 2014

  • Police: Re-offender may have wanted to go back to prison

    A New Jersey police chief suspects that a man who committed a robbery immediately after being released from prison may have been trying to get sent back to prison. Police say the 40-year-old man was released from South Woods State Prison in Friday after spending more than a decade behind bars for robbing a children's shoe store in Toms River. They allege that the man then boarded a bus and went ...
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  • Could recreational marijuana use soon be legal in New Jersey?

    Many New Jersey residents know first-hand how serious drug possession charges can be in the state of New Jersey, even if it only involved a small amount of marijuana. But that could change if a bill that has been introduced by a New Jersey state senator passes into law. The bill seeks to legalize recreational marijuana use for the purposes of raising tax revenue in the state. According to Sen. ...
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  • New Jersey prosecutors target drug dealers, pardon 911 callers (2 of 2)

    Welcome back. In our last post we began discussing how New Jersey enacted the “Overdose Prevention Act" last May, which provides legal immunity to people who report drug overdoses. But we explained that at the same time, prosecutors are coming down hard on suspected drug dealers and manufacturers by charging them with homicide after drug overdoses take place. Prosecutors in Passaic and Bergen ...
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  • New Jersey prosecutors target drug dealers, pardon 911 callers (1 of 2)

    New Jersey and many other states have experienced an alarming rise in drug overdose deaths. In response, the “Overdose Prevention Act" was signed into law in May 2013. This law affords legal immunity to individuals who seek medical assistance for drug overdose victims in New Jersey. The purpose of the law, the state’s attorney general explained, is to encourage individuals to call for help during ...
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  • New Jersey law enforcement in full effect for St. Patty's weekend

    Planning on getting into a wee bit of shenanigans this St. Patrick’s Day weekend? Just make sure to also plan for a sober ride ahead of time, New Jersey law enforcement officials warn. New Jersey State Police have announced that there will be extra enforcements on the roads this weekend in search of impaired drivers, which means driving home after a few too many green beers is not a risk work ...
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  • 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' couple pleads guilty to fraud

    A New Jersey couple who became famous for starring on a reality TV show pleaded guilty last week to fraud charges. "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice and her husband, Giuseppe, also known as Joe, pleaded guilty to several charges including conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud as well as three counts of bankruptcy fraud. Joe Giudice also pleaded guilty to charges stemming from ...
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  • One man with previous DWI citations arrested for the third time

    Impaired or drunk driving is strictly prohibited in Bergen County and all across New Jersey due to numerous motor vehicle crashes that have been linked to such dangerous behaviors. A person charged with driving under the influence or driving while intoxicated is likely to face serious fines and penalties, including higher insurance premiums, license revocation and other life-altering consequences. ...
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  • Retired Paterson Diocesan priest charged with a sex crime

    Sex crimes are very sensitive topics as they concern accusations involving indecency, molestation, sexual assault and other lewd acts toward another person. Bergen County residents are no strangers to reports concerning sex crimes. They are aware that sex crime charges are serious offenses that can lead to long-term incarceration, probation, fines and other penalties, depending on the nature of ...
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