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Blog Posts in September, 2014

  • Man indicted for drug charges after traffic stop

    A 29-year-old man in New Jersey was taken into police custody on June 6 and later indicted on 27 criminal charges. According to the indictment that was presented by a Bergen County grand jury in late September, the man is accused of running a virtual pharmacy in which he sold various restricted substances. The accused man is reportedly a Russian citizen who was living in New Milford. Prior to ...
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  • What is the penalty for drunk driving in New Jersey?

    Courts in the Garden State enact several types of mandatory penalties and fines against those who are convicted of DUI. These punishments are serious and can create a considerable negative impact on a defendant's quality of life. In addition to a stay of up to 30 days in jail and 12 to 48 hours of required participation in an intoxicated driver program, a defendant can expect a suspension of his ...
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  • Megan's Law questions and issues

    First enacted in New Jersey in the mid-1990s, Megan's Law requires that sex offenders register in a timely manner with local police upon being released from custody. While the law is designed to provide information to authorities and the public, those subject to the law may have questions about its requirements and implications. An individual who has been convicted since the law became effective ...
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  • 3 facing drug charges in New Jersey

    Three people were arrested on drug-related charges after two of them got lost in a New Jersey park on Sept. 9. A 24-year-old woman caught the attention of an officer at approximately 6:15 a.m., claiming that she needed help finding her two friends because they could be under the influence of a controlled substance and had been missing in Shark River Park for a significant amount of time. Police ...
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  • New Jersey man enters guilty plea in Facebook scam

    A man previously convicted in a Ponzi scheme pleaded guilty to charges concerning investment fraud on Sept. 4. The scam was focused around claims of having an inside track on Facebook's shares before the initial public offering in 2012. The man was already serving a 22-year sentence connected to his involvement in a previous investment fraud case. The latest case involved a plan to get at least $8 ...
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  • Former New Jersey teacher accused of sex with student

    On Sept. 8, it was reported that a former New Jersey teacher was charged with sexual assault and other similar charges after she was accused of molesting a male student. The woman, 24, reportedly used to teach English at a Wall Township high school. She graduated from the high school in 2008. The indictment papers accused the woman of having an ongoing sexual relationship with a 15-year-old male ...
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  • Attempted sexual assault charges for New Jersey man

    On Sept. 10, a 62-year-old Cherry Hill man was taken into custody and charged with endangering a child's welfare, attempted luring and attempted sexual assault. According to police, the man had attempted to arrange a meeting between himself and a teenage girl for sexual purposes. Bail was set for $70,000, and the man was sent to the Burlington County Jail. The alleged meeting was to take place in ...
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  • 3 men arrested in drug seizure

    Three men were arrested in New Jersey after police executed a search warrant on Aug. 26. The raid was a result of a month-long investigation prompted by information about drug activity coming from a home on Parrott Mill Road in Chatham. A 20-year-old man and two 21-year-old men were arrested as a result of the search and seizure. All of the suspects posted bail and have been released. Officers ...
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  • Man charged for accepting illicit package

    A 35-year-old New Jersey man is facing serious drug and weapons charges for accepting an illicit package on Aug. 26. New York Customs and Border Protection agents claim that they were able to intercept an international package sent to the accused on Aug. 25. The next day, law enforcement conducted a controlled delivery and detained the accused once he accepted the package. After receiving consent ...
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  • 2 men indicted for alleged real estate scam

    On Aug. 21, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of New Jersey announced that two men were indicted on charges associated with an alleged real estate scheme. According to the documents filed in the case, the men were accused of fraudulently obtaining more than $3 million from 15 people. One of the men, a 46-year-old resident of Glen Rock, was accused of having posed as an investor, ...
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  • Woman charged for DWI after municipal building accident

    A woman in New Jersey was accused of being intoxicated when she drove onto the Newton municipal building lawn on Aug. 13. According to a police investigation into the incident, the 53-year-old woman's automobile entered the front walkway and struck multiple pillars after she drove off of Trinity Street. The woman was detained after the incident and charged for careless driving and DWI. The ...
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