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New Jersey Week In Crime – 10 February

Date: February 21, 2017

A Burlington County man charged for killing his former employer made the headline last week; a woman was accused of stealing her mother’s death benefits.

Both individuals were included in the group of people who were either taken into custody, charged or convicted of an offense in New Jersey in the past week.

  • A 42-year-old man was indicted for killing his former employer. It is believed that the victim was shot for robbery.
  • A 32-year-old man was sentenced to a lifetime in prison for stabbing a dancer. He was convicted of murder.
  • The investigators succeeded in knowing the truth that a 46-year-old Moonachie woman spent the amount of $75,000 from the death benefits of her mother, for which she was taken into custody.
  • Authorities told that a 32-year-old man beat a pastor on a Newark street. The attacker asked something religious from him before attacking him.
  • A former track and field coach at Essex County College was locked up for 3 years in jail as he was involved in stealing a huge amount of money from his school-issued debit card.
  • A Paulsboro man sustained life-threatening injuries in an incident of carjacking and robbery. A brother and sister, both involved in the robbery, attempted to murder the man. He sustained a gun shot in his chest due to which he is in serious condition. They took his wristwatch and cell phone and also took cash from his wallet.
  • The individual who owns Lyndhurst diner was charged for theft as he purchased restaurant supplies on his credit cards and then he reported the cards as stolen.
  • A 47-year-old who assaulted a female and attempted to use another individual as a human shield during a standoff with the cops was charged for several crimes. He pleaded guilty to multiple crimes, including terroristic threats and aggravated assault.

News Source: www.NJ.com

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Attorney James A. Abate practices Criminal Defense, DWI Defense, Business Litigation, Real Estate & Personal injury cases in Union County, New Jersey.