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Blog Posts in October, 2014

  • DWI offenses in New Jersey

    New Jersey law provides that anyone driving with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater can be convicted of driving while intoxicated. Even when people have a BAC of less than .08 percent, however, they can still be convicted of DWI if their driving was impaired as a result of their consumption of alcohol. Similarly, people who have consumed drugs or medication that impairs their ...
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  • Several detained in heroin bust

    According to a U.S. Attorney, more than a dozen people in New Jersey were taken into custody on Oct. 16 for their alleged involvement in distributing heroin throughout Middlesex, Ocean and Monmouth Counties. Local reports state that 22 people were charged with conspiracy to distribute heroin, and 14 have been taken into custody. Authorities claim that a 22-year-old lead conspirator was arrested ...
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  • Medical professionals accused of involvement in kickback scheme

    On Oct. 17, seven New Jersey medical professionals were accused of being involved in a scheme that gave them financial kickbacks in return for referring patients to a particular medical testing facility. In total, it was believed that nearly 20,000 patients were referred between the seven medical professionals in exchange for approximately $200,000. All seven of the accused individuals, six of ...
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  • New Jersey driver charged with DWI after 3-car accident

    New Jersey State Police were called to the scene of an accident on Route 78 at 1:13 p.m. on Oct. 3. The collision occurred at mile marker 33.7 eastbound on the highway, and it involved an SUV and two tractor-trailers. When police arrived at the scene of the accident, they found one of the tractor-trailers overturned with diesel fuel leaking from it. The 49-year-old driver of the SUV appeared ...
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  • New Jersey police detain 3 following drug investigation

    Authorities took three men into custody on various drug related charges following a drug bust that reportedly took place in Middlesex County on Oct. 9. Police claim that crack cocaine, marijuana, powdered cocaine and heroin were confiscated. The incident was the result of a 30-day police investigation and involved officials from the Middlesex and Piscataway police departments, the New Jersey State ...
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  • Former high school assistant coach faces drug charges

    A New Jersey man is facing drug charges after authorities reportedly saw him at a motel that is known for criminal activity. The drug charges include possession for illegal steroids, hypodermic needles and a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle. Authorities detained the 38-year-old former high school football assistant coach shortly on Sept. 26 after a traffic stop on Route 22. An ...
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  • New Jersey celebrity couple sentenced in fraud case

    On Oct. 2, Joe and Theresa Giudice were sentenced to 41 and 15 months in federal prison respectively. They were found guilty of bankruptcy and conspiracy charges and plead guilty to those charges in March. The couple allegedly filed phony mortgage and business loan documents and hid assets from bankruptcy creditors. While the judge briefly considered probation for Mrs. Giudice, she got jail time ...
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  • Man charged for overdose death under strict liability law

    A New Jersey man could face up to 20 years in prison in connection to a heroin overdose death that occurred in Wildwood on Sept. 19. The 38-year-old man was charged in accordance with the Strict Liability for Drug-Induced Death Law. According to the Wildwood Police Department, the law is being used to bring criminal charges against drug dealers and suppliers by establishing connections between ...
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