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New Jersey Week In Crime – 2 December

Date: December 5, 2016

Given below is the New Jersey arrest log for the week ending 02 December. A number of people were either charged with, convicted of, indicted for, or sentenced for numerous crimes across New Jersey the past week.

The first case is of a South Jersey man who was indicted after he stabbed his brother during an altercation. The 28-year-old Vineland man allegedly stabbed his brother in a scuffle. He pulled a knife and stabbed his brother twice in the back. He was indicted for aggravated assault. Police said that he was being pushed by his younger sibling.

In another incident, a teenage driver will not be required to serve prison time, after she admitted to striking and killing a school superintendent and his dog in Robbinsville. The girl pleaded guilty to careless driving and leaving the scene of a fatal crash.

Police are searching for a group of thieves who stole thousands of dollars in merchandise from liquor stores in three different New Jersey towns. The incidents took place in Wayne, Glen Rock, and Livingston where the crew loaded up shopping carts. As they waited for employees to be distracted, they rushed to a waiting van with the stolen items.

A 23-year-old male was arrested after he allegedly fled in a U-Haul with no license plates after stealing a tip jar from a Toms River restaurant that contained $100.

A 29-year-old Newark man admitted to posing as a Passaic County sheriff’s officer last year during a violent home invasion robbery in Paterson.

52 pounds of pot was allegedly found in a trailer that was being driven by a 52-year-old Idaho man. The trailer was pulled over by Jackson police.

A Toms River man was charged with causing the death of a Berkeley Township man. The victim overdosed on fentanyl in a Kmart bathroom.

A Hamilton man has been accepted into a pre-trial intervention program. He was charged last year with fondling women as they slept in Rider University dorm rooms. The man has been banned from campus and will be under supervision for three years.

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.