Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes announced that the three Paterson juveniles charged in May with delinquency have pled guilty to the crime of Animal Cruelty. Each juvenile admitted to purposely and knowingly being unnecessarily cruel to a living animal; resulting in death.
At least five people were transported to the hospital with various non life threatening injuries Thursday afternoon in a three vehicle accident in Paramus involving a Jitney bus, a Mercedes van and a Honda Civic.
Authorities are seeking information in the disappearance of a 46-year-old man with mental illness, who was last seen at 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 25 on Atlantic Street in Hackensack.
Authorities are looking for help in identifying a man suspected in a holdup of a New Jersey bank. Anyone with information please contact the FBI at (973) 792-3000. A reward has been offered, for details contact the FBI.
Bipartisan legislation to help address the prescription drug and opioid abuse epidemic plaguing New Jersey was advanced Thursday by an Assembly panel. Part of an ongoing effort to create awareness, prevent abuse and promote recovery, the five measures collectively represent a comprehensive solution to a multi-faceted problem.
Lodi Man Arrested, Charged With Possession of Child Porn and Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer.
Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced the arrest of William Iozia, 47, of Lodi, New Jersey, on charges of Endangering the Welfare of a Minor (specifically, Possession of Child Pornography) and Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer. Iozia was arrested on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at his home after a court authorized search warrant was executed at his residence.
On Monday, December 1, 2014, police executed a search warrant at Jeffrey Devilliers’ residence in New Milford, New Jersey. As a result of searching this residence, police personnel located and seized approximately two hundred (200) suspected 30 milligram Oxycodone pills, suspected Marijuana, suspected THC wax, suspected Suboxone strips, and drug paraphernalia.
New Jersey Signs Onto Settlement Resolving Allegations That Sirius Satellite XM Radio Engaged in Misleading Ads, Billing
Under terms of the multi-state agreement, New Jersey will be paid $114,982 by Sirius, which was alleged to have engaged in a variety of misleading, unfair and deceptive business practices in violation of consumer protection laws. Overall, Sirius has agreed to pay a total of $3.8 million to the participating states, and to provide restitution to eligible consumers.
Jose A. Fernandez, 30, of Jersey City was caught trying to bring pistol and ammo in his carry-on bag onto a flight to North Carolina from Newark Airport last night, according to police. TSA agents spotted the .38 handgun and 15 rounds of ammunition as the bag passed along the checkpoint conveyor belt, a Port Authority spokesman said this afternoon.
The banned products may no longer be sold in New Jersey. Retail establishments that continue to sell them will be subject to a civil penalty of at least $100 per package or container of the banned product – a penalty far in excess of the approximately $3 to $4 per quart bottle for which many of these products have been sold. A full list of the banned products, with photos, can be found on the State Office of Weights and Measures website.
“Caller ID spoofing is another way for con artists to take advantage of New Jersey’s seniors,” said Eustace (D-Bergen, Passaic). “If a resident has caller ID, they expect it to reveal the name and number of the person calling. With spoofing, seniors are not able to avoid certain callers and are vulnerable to potential scams.”
Prieto to Introduce Major Reform Bill to Boost Tax Savings & Economic Growth in the Meadowlands Region
The bill would consolidate the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission and the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority and would reestablish the Hackensack Meadowlands Transportation Planning District. The bill also would revise the regional tax sharing program used by 14 municipalities in Bergen and Hudson counties to ensure those receiving money continue to do so, but those that have been paying into it no longer have to do so, providing savings for residents and businesses.
Police arrested a Mahwah man along with his son, daughter and her boyfriend on charges of in connection with a fire at a house under construction last month. John E. Demarino Sr., 41, was being held on $150,000 bail in the Bergen County Jail, charged with arson for hire in the Nov. 19 fire, according to jail records. Also being held were his daughter, Kaitlin Demarino, 20, her boyfriend, 23-year-old Dakota Shane Degroat.
More than $1.2 Million Awarded by the Division of Highway Traffic Safety for Campaign to Fight Drunk Driving during the Holiday Season
The Division of Highway Traffic Safety (DHTS) today announced that more than $1.2 million will be awarded to law enforcement agencies throughout New Jersey to combat drunk and impaired drivers during the annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, which runs from Dec. 5 through Jan. 2.
Brian Kapalin, 67, an attorney from New Jersey, admitted his involvement in a scheme to smuggle contraband, including marijuana and tobacco, into the Essex County Jail, a federal pretrial detention facility.