20-Year-Old Drunk Driver From Turnersville Kills South Jersey Woman
Date: September 18, 2017

WASHINGTON TWP. – For the accident that happened on Wednesday night, 20-year-old Robert J. Gardner Jr. was charged with vehicular homicide as the accident left a West Deptford woman dead. Gardner Jr. was behind the wheel of a pickup truck drunk when he hit a vehicle driven by 31-year-old Cathleen L. LaBance. The accident happened at about 9:15 p.m. LaBance was behind the wheel of a 2003 Toyota Solara and was going northbound on Route 42 near the Watson Drive intersection when her vehicle was hit by Gardner’s 2004 F-150 after it crossed the grass median from the southbound lanes.… Read More

Defense Attorney Argues Woman Charged In Fatal DUI Crash Wasn’t High
Date: September 5, 2017

LOWER SAUCON TWP., Pa. – 55-year-old Nadine Walton, who was accused of causing a deadly accident which left her 2 grandchildren dead, has turned herself in to the authorities. According to her lawyer, she was not driving under the influence when the accident happened as was stated by the investigators. On 14th of September, Walton was behind the wheel under the influence of marijuana when she lost control of her Nissan Versa. The vehicle hit a guardrail and was then hit by passing vehicles twice, along Interstate 78. The cops found the driver trapped inside the vehicle and her grandchildren… Read More

New Jersey Police Departments Gearing Up For Drunken Driving Crackdown This Month
Date: August 18, 2017

MORRIS COUNTY – This month, Police departments in New Jersey are getting ready for a crackdown on DUI drivers. The crackdown is scheduled under the campaign named “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” which will start from 18th of August and will end on 4th of September. During the scheduled time, local and state law enforcement officers will set up sobriety checkpoints and more cops will be on-duty patrolling to catch individuals who will be driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The campaign named, “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” was started to make people aware about the… Read More

50-Year-Old Drunk Driver Of West Windsor Charged In Crash That Killed Motorist
Date: August 7, 2017

WEST WINDSOR – 50-year-old Ram R. Thatigutla of West Windsor was charged with death by auto Sunday after he caused a crash that killed a Parlin man and injured a woman. The suspect was arrested after the 1:04 p.m. crash on Quakerbridge Road near the Quakerbridge Mall. According to police reports, he was allegedly driving intoxicated. Thatigutla was driving a 2013 Mercedes Benz 350 and was traveling southbound on Quakerbridge Road over the Quakerbridge Road Overpass in the left lane when his vehicle struck the rear of a 2016 Hyundai Sonata. The Mercedes then struck a 2003 Yamaha XV1 Motorcycle… Read More

Mother Of 11-Year-Old AbbieGail Smith Yells At Accused Killer In Court
Date: July 20, 2017

On Friday, mother of 11-year-old AbbieGail Smith got angry when New Jersey prosecutors revealed that the upstairs teen neighbor stabbed her daughter to death with a knife. It was 18-year-old Andreas Erazo’s first appearance in Monmouth County Superior Court on Friday when the mother of the victim, Bennett-Smith, shouted at the offender, “I hope you rot in jail! My one and only daughter, you took her away from me. You need to rot in jail.” The offender was sitting on a chair, looking at the floor as prosecutors read aloud his charges of first-degree murder and illegal weapons possession. Her… Read More

Substitute Teacher In New Jersey Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Student
Date: July 5, 2017

According to news reports, 27-year-old Nataly Lopez has been accused of sexually assaulting a student as she was involved in sexual acts with a middle school student. She used her vehicle for sexual contact with a male student 2 times and she also sent him sexually explicit messages for several weeks. Lopez was a teacher at Nicholas S. LaCorte-Peterstown School No. 3. She was employed by Source4Teachers, a company that outsources teachers to schools. The age of the student was not made public. She was taken into custody on Thursday and was charged with: • First-degree aggravated sexual assault •… Read More

NJ Doctor Found Brandishing A Handgun Arrested
Date: June 21, 2017

On Tuesday, Dr. James Kauffman, who was the husband of a New Jersey radio host murdered 5 years back, was taken into custody as he was brandishing a handgun while authorities were executing search warrants on his home and office. A hostage negotiator forced him to surrender by threatening him with a 9-mm handgun. The prosecutor’s office told that search warrants were issued as investigators examined “all leads pertaining to suspected criminal activity.” Atlantic County prosecutor, Damon Tyner, told “We were able to talk him off the ledge. He was taken to a psychiatric program. He is under arrest as… Read More

At Least 20 New Jersey Corrections Officers Accused Of Crimes
Date: June 8, 2017

At least 20 New Jersey corrections officers have been involved in offenses that led to multiple charges. Some of them got involved in smuggling drug cases while others were involved in sexual assaults. Not all of them were dismissed from their post, but most of them were convicted of the crime and sent to jail. Given below is the information of officers who faced legal problems: A former senior corrections officer named Erick Melgar, who was appointed at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility in Union Township, was involved in sexually abusing 16 females between the time periods from 2008 to… Read More

Murders On The Rise In New Jersey Despite Decrease In Overall Crime Rate
Date: May 24, 2017

TRENTON – A report released by the State Police showed a decrease of 5 percent in the crime rate in New Jersey in 2015. The credit goes to law enforcement as cops made efforts in coping with the number of crimes. The report showed a decrease of 5 percent in the overall crime rate as compared to the rate in the previous year, but the rate of murder offense increased 4 percent. The Uniform crime report released every year is prepared gathering data given by every law enforcement agency working in the state. This time, the report was released late… Read More

New Jersey Week In Crime – 5 May
Date: May 15, 2017

The following crimes were reported in New Jersey in the week ending 5 May: Police charged a firefighter for murder after a shooting incident that happened in Paterson. Cops were on the lookout for a man since many months as he was reported for exposing himself to people in many cases. He was eventually taken into custody. Both offenders are among the group of individuals who were charged with, convicted of, or sentenced in the past week for being involved in different offenses. A firefighter accused of killing a 39-year-old man has been charged for multiple crimes including: Possession of… Read More