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New Jersey week in Crime – June 2016


Date: June 23, 2016

The following crimes took place in New Jersey last week:

A Brick woman, who got involved in a wrongdoing of killing her grandmother while she was intoxicated, learnt her punishment.

A woman, who was the employee of Paterson police department, was taken into custody in a drug raid.

They both are from the list of individuals who are charged, convicted of, or sentenced in different crimes that made news in New Jersey last week.

  • A Brick woman was intoxicated when she severely beat her grandmother almost 2 years ago for which she has been sentenced to 6 years in jail for the murder.
  • A woman, who was employed as the records clerk with the Paterson Police Department, was taken into custody in a heroin raid. Sheriff’s officers found 330 glassine envelopes of heroin; their worth is estimated at $1,250. The amount of drug money was also found which amounted to $1,808.
  • A 42-year-old Woodbury man robbed a local business. He was armed with a shotgun for the robbery. He took cash and cigarettes from the store. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison for the offense.
  • A 50-year-old man who was registered as a sex offender was charged with second-degree sexual assault along with other multiple offenses. The list of his offenses included locking a boy in a motel room and abusing him.
  • According to the prosecutor’s office, a 27-year-old Bergen County man was charged with stalking and invasion of privacy as he uploaded nude and sexually explicit pictures of a female who was not aware of it. Personal identifying information of the female was also posted with the images.
  • A 57-year-old Newark man charged with desecration of human remains and murder in relation to the death of a 50-year-old woman whose dead body was found decapitated in a garage last year.
  • With the assistance of police K-9 unit, 375-pounds of marijuana was found in a crate for which a 53-year-old Philadelphia man was taken into custody along Route 3 in Clifton.
  • A 31-year-old is charged with theft by deception, impersonating a law-enforcement officer, and unauthorized practice of immigration law as he showed himself as a military law officer for a fraud with a Palisades Park family. The man was seeking permanent resident alien status in the U.S. He is also accused of stealing more than $100,000.

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.