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This Week In Crime – New Jersey
Date: May 11, 2016

Following is the list of individuals who were charged or sentenced for driving under the influence of alcohol or driving while intoxicated due to the use of alcohol or drugs in New Jersey this week: On 2nd of May, 70-year-old Robert Aquilino pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol in municipal court. The test result shown his BAC level at 0.13 percent, which is higher than the legal limit allowed for driving in the state. He was ordered by Judge Brian Levine to pay $406 in fine and a $250 surcharge. He was also ordered to pay the… Read More

New Jersey Week In Crime – 22 April
Date: April 26, 2016

Following is a description of some of the crimes that took place across New Jersey last week. Suspects in these incidents were either indicted for, convicted of, or sentenced in a wide array of crimes. An altercation between a New Jersey woman and her neighbor turned ugly when the woman allegedly attacked the neighbor with a butcher knife. The 52-year-old Jersey City woman was drinking on her porch when she had an argument with the neighbor and attacked him. She was charged with aggravated assault and weapons offenses for the alleged butcher knife attack. Another dispute between neighbors took place… Read More

Drunk Driver Kills Grandparents Coming From Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 1, 2016

READINGTON – A head-on crash by a DUI driver killed an elderly couple getting back home with their family from an Easter egg hunt, according to the officials in New Jersey. The accident happened on Friday in Readington Township. 25-year-old Frank Cabezas behind the wheel was intoxicated and charged on Saturday. His charges include: Second-degree death by auto Three counts of fourth-degree assault by auto Drunk and reckless driving charges According to investigators, the Corso family was travelling north in their Toyota Camry on Route 523 in Readington when they were hit by a Ford Explorer which Cabezas was driving.… Read More

Drunk Driver Causes Fatal Head-On Crash On I-80
Date: March 18, 2016

According to the New Jersey state police, an individual who was drunk behind the wheel and driving the wrong way on an interstate highway hit another vehicle due to which a New York City man died. The accident happened early Saturday morning at about 1:20 a.m. on Interstate 80 in Saddle Brook. Investigators told that a 32-year-old Paterson resident, Mario Funes, was driving a pickup truck that was going westbound in an eastbound lane when he hit another motor vehicle being driven by 64-year-old Luis Feliz. Feliz’s motor vehicle overturned after the collision and he died at the accident spot.… Read More

Two Men From New Jersey Charged With Murder And Sex Crimes
Date: March 3, 2016

23-year-old Derrick Powers and 33-year-old Charles Mosley have been charged with murder and sex crimes in relation to the death of a teenage girl, 15-year-old Nicole Angstadt. Her dead body was found by the police in the crawl space of her home. On 1st of December, Angstadt was reported missing and her dead body was found by the cops on 14th of December. Both men were taken into custody and were locked up on $1 million bail. Powers was transferred to the Atlantic County Justice Facility and Mosley was taken to the Cape May County Correction Center. They both were… Read More

Pantless Man Arrested For DUI In New Jersey
Date: February 15, 2016

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. – 22-year-old Kevin Dougherty, a resident of Independence Township, was arrested for DUI in Warren County, N.J., after he was stopped by the police for a traffic violation. Dougherty was stopped at about 3:20 a.m. Saturday by the Hackettstown police in a traffic stop which was being conducted. As the officer was talking with the driver in the car, he smelled alcohol. The officer also noticed that the driver was not wearing pants or shoes. He also had a bag of red wine on the floor by his feet. Details of the incident were released in a news… Read More

New Jersey Cop Sentenced To Five Years For Lying On Arrest Report
Date: February 8, 2016

On Friday, a New Jersey cop, Orlando Trinidad, was sentenced to 5 years in jail without the eligibility of parole for lying on a police report. The video recorded with a dash cam assisted Marcus Jeter in getting out of jail, who was sent there due to the lying of a cop as he charged Jeter for: Eluding Resisting arrest Aggravated assault Attempting to disarm a police officer The officer didn’t think once before lying on a police report due to which he was convicted on charges including: Simple assault Official misconduct Conspiracy to commit official misconduct Tampering with public… Read More

Property Tax Appeal Season Is Up
Date: January 15, 2016

As a result of the fluctuations in the property values in New Jersey, many of us are paying taxes on values that are no longer accurate. Generally speaking, tax appeals must be filed annually on or before April 1st or within 45 days of the mailing of the municipal assessment notice, whichever is later. As the taxpayer, the burden is on you to prove that your assessment is in error, unreasonable, excessive, or discriminatory. You must suggest a more appropriate value by proving to the Tax Board the true value of the property as of October 1 of the pretax… Read More

North Bergen Woman Charged With DWI Near Holland Tunnel
Date: December 22, 2015

JERSEY CITY – 31-year-old Karol Andino of North Bergen, was arrested for DWI in Jersey City with three times the legal limit of alcohol in her system. The incident took place early Saturday morning near the Holland Tunnel entrance. Andino was observed stepping out of her 2000 Volkswagen Beetle by Rhett Peppi, a Port Authority Police Officer, at 2:30 am. Port Authority spokesman Joe Pentangelo reported that her vehicle was stopped near 13th and Provost streets. When the officer approached Andino, she told him that she was “looking for New Jersey.” “I’m looking for New Jersey,” she repeated as the… Read More

Vast Majority Of Crimes Reported In New Jersey’s Largest Municipalities Go Unsolved
Date: December 16, 2015

Statistics obtained from the State Police reveal that a large number of crimes that were reported in New Jersey’s largest municipalities are not solved by the police. The statistics filed on a monthly basis by local police departments and assembled every year in the Uniform Crime Report, showed that 80% of the crimes that were reported in New Jersey’s 8 most recognized municipalities went unsolved. Given below is the list of the municipalities with the number of reported crimes and the percentage of unsolved crimes. In Atlantic City, the number of reported crimes was 4288 from which only 731 were… Read More