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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

Crime In New Jersey Down By 5 Percent But Rapes And Homicides Are Up
Date: May 2, 2017

Data collected by State police showed that crime in New Jersey has reduced 5% from the previous year. The violent crime rate decreased almost 4% and non-violent crime rate reduced 5%. The overall crime rate decreased to 160,000 which increased back in 2011. The number of violent crimes reported was 22,000. The rate of homicides increased 1% and the rate of rapes increased 7%. The rate of assault and robbery cases reduced. Robbery cases are down by 8%, while assault cases reduced by 2%. Data for simple assault was also gathered and was a part of the crime report; the… Read More

39-Year-Old New Jersey Man Pleads Guilty To Aggravated Assault By Motor Vehicle While DUI
Date: April 13, 2017

DOYLESTOWN TOWNSHIP, Pa. – 39-year-old Timothy J. Babbitt is behind bars as he admitted that he caused a DUI accident that left a woman with life-threatening injuries. On Thursday, he pleaded guilty to aggravated assault by motor vehicle while driving under the influence of alcohol and related counts. He admitted that he was under the influence of alcohol when his van rear-ended a motorcycle travelling on Route 611 in Doylestown Township. The accident happened on 12th of October and the woman was left with serious injuries for which she has undergone multiple surgeries. She was thrown away on the ground… Read More

Millville Officer Facing Multiple Charges After Leaving Accident Scene
Date: April 6, 2017

MILVILLE – 31-year-old Michael D. McLaughlin, a Millville officer, has been charged for DWI, leaving the scene of an accident and reckless driving after he caused an accident on 17th of March. The location of the accident was the area of West Main Street and Lisa Marie Terrace. The accident happened at about 10:58 p.m. According to a report, McLaughlin was behind the wheel of a Dodge sport utility vehicle. It was not confirmed what the condition of the officer was while driving and why he left the accident spot. Mayor Michael Santiago said, “I’m proud of the Millville Police… Read More

Teacher At Hudson County Prep Charged With Sex Crimes On 3 Students
Date: March 16, 2017

According to the authorities, 31-year-old Francisco Pereira, who was a teacher at Hudson County Prep has been charged with sexually harassing 3 female students at the Montgomery Street high school. The teacher was taken into custody last week on the multiple charges in which criminal sexual contact and endangerment was also included. On 16th of February, he harassed a 19-year-old girl and when the investigators started their work of knowing about the case; it was revealed that 2 other 17-year-old students were also harassed by him. What exactly Pereira did with the students was not made public. His charges included: Three… Read More