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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 at the opposite end of the state where a 46-year-old South Jersey man hit his neighbor in the head with a shovel. The Pittsgrove man was charged with aggravated assault. The two had an ongoing dispute, according to authorities.

Two out-of-state men were busted by NJ state police for possessing around 50 pounds of marijuana in their car. The 25-year-old Washington D.C. man and the 29-year-old from Lexington, Va. were caught after one allegedly tossed litter out of their Lexus at rest area on the New Jersey Turnpike.

A 20-year-old overnight manager of a CVS in North Plainfield is accused of using a rifle to rob the store where he was employed. He was aided by his partner in the alleged robbery, who is still being sought.

A 26-year-old North Bergen man was arrested and charged with stabbing his 73-year-old grandmother to death.

A 29-year-old Mercer County woman received two years of probation for leaving her three young children unattended two years ago, when one of them fell out a window.

A 54-year-old Newark man and his two cousins, both 24-year-old, were arrested for allegedly running a drug operation out of a Newark deli.

An Edgewater man, who worked as an assistant managing accountant at a clothing company, embezzled more than $1.6 million his employer.

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.