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3/23 - Five More Individuals Charged With Filing False Applications for Superstorm Sandy Relief Funds - A Total of 86 People Have Been Charged Since March 2014
3/23 - Man Indicted on Multiple Charges of Extortion and Manufacturing Child Pornography for Allegedly Blackmailing Underage Girls Into Engaging in Sexual Conduct on Webcams and Recording Them
3/17 - Leader of Major Weapons Trafficking Ring in Newark That Sold High-Powered Assault Rifles Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison
3/17 - Monmouth County Man Arrested for Allegedly Distributing Approximately 100 Images and Videos of Child Pornography
3/10 - Woman Pleads Guilty to Leading Retail Theft Ring in South Jersey That Shoplifted Thousands of Dollars in Goods, Returning Them for Gift Cards - Ringleader faces prison sentence in investigation by State Police and Division of Criminal Justice
3/7 - Paterson Mayor Joey Torres and 3 Public Works Supervisors Charged With Official Misconduct for Allegedly Using On-Duty City Workers to Perform Renovations at Warehouse Leased by Relatives of Mayor
3/3 - Eight Indicted on First-Degree Conspiracy, Racketeering and Money Laundering Charges for Allegedly Defrauding Investors of $7 Million - George Bussanich Sr. and his co-defendants, including his wife and son, allegedly engaged in two investment scams, the first of which led to a $5.5 settlement with the New Jersey Bureau of Securities
3/3 - Governor Christie Announces Increased Patrol, Training and Outreach Efforts Following Recent Bias Incidents - Attorney General’s Office Offers $10K Reward for Tips Leading to Bias Crime Conviction
3/2 - Doctor Indicted on Charges He Sold Oxycodone Prescriptions to Patients with No Legitimate Need for the Addictive Opioid Pills, Including Patients He Knew Were Drug Addicts or Drug Dealers - Dr. Byung Kang faces first-degree charge for allegedly prescribing oxycodone that killed young man
3/1 - Half-Kilo of Cocaine and 120 Pounds of Marijuana Seized in Joint Operation by Atlantic City Task Force and U.S. Homeland Security Investigations
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2/24 - Top Member of Carjacking Ring that Trafficked Luxury Cars to West Africa Pleads Guilty and Faces Lengthy Prison Sentence - “Operation Jacked” resulted in recovery of 160 stolen cars worth more than $8 million
2/24 - Bergen County Man Sentenced to Prison as a Result of “Operation Ever Vigilant” for Distributing Child Pornography on the Internet
2/17 - Woman Sentenced to Jail for Stealing $128,131 by Collecting Mother’s Social Security Benefits for Eight Years After the Mother Died
2/16 - State Grand Jury Returns “No Bill” in Fatal Shooting in Little Egg Harbor Township in 2016 Involving Ocean County Swat Team
2/13 - Two Heroin Suppliers Plead Guilty and Face Lengthy Prison Terms in Investigation by Atlantic City Task Force into Drug Ring that Trafficked Heroin from Paterson to Atlantic and Ocean Counties - Atlantic City-based network allegedly distributed approximately 30,000 doses of heroin each month
2/10 - Division of Criminal Justice Releases Findings of Investigation Into Shooting in Cumberland County in Which State Trooper Wounded Armed Homeowner After Being Misdirected to Home for 911 Call
2/8 - Top Member of Ring That Supplied Large Amounts of Heroin in Paterson Pleads Guilty to First-Degree Charge of Operating Heroin Mill - Four co-defendants also pleaded guilty and face state prison sentences
2/6 - Former State Assemblyman Schroeder Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Nearly $1.9 Million from Lenders and Writing $3.4 Million in Bad Checks
2/3 - Former Lakewood Electrical Code Inspector Sentenced to State Prison for Accepting Bribes from Contractors
2/3 - Former Head Track Coach at Essex County College Sentenced to Prison for Stealing $150,000 from the College
2/2 - Former Gym Teacher Who Was Head Wrestling Coach at East Orange High School Indicted on Child Pornography and Drug Charges - 40 marijuana plants discovered in his home during search related to alleged possession of child porn
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1/27 - Former State Clerk Sentenced to Prison for Falsifying Employment Records to Steal $82,000 in Government Assistance Benefits
1/27 - Essex County Man Sentenced to 10 Years in State Prison for His Role in Major Carjacking/Theft Ring That Sold Stolen Cars Overseas - Defendant charged in “Operation 17 Corridor
1/27 - Man Sentenced to 10 Years in State Prison for Carjacking Incident in Which a State Trooper Was Seriously Injured
1/26 - Five More Individuals Charged With Filing False Applications For Superstorm Sandy Relief Funds - A Total of 81 People Have Been Charged Since March 2014
1/26 - Alleged Drug Dealers Indicted on First-Degree Conspiracy and Money Laundering Charges in Seizure of Furanyl Fentanyl and $732,000 Cash
1/23 - Bergen County Man Indicted for Allegedly Sending Sexually Explicit Texts to a Girl, 15, and Attempting to Lure Her for a Sexual Encounter
1/20 - Former State Bookkeeper Sentenced to Prison for Stealing $300,000 by Falsely Billing State for Services for Persons With Disabilities
1/19 - Two Union County Men Indicted for Allegedly Possessing Hundreds of Files of Child Pornography and Sharing Child Pornograpy Online
1/13 - Division of Criminal Justice Releases Findings of Investigation Into Shooting Incident Involving State Trooper on Garden State Parkway
1/13 - State Medical Examiner Changes Death Certificate for John Sheridan Following Case Review
1/12 - Institute of Forensic Science New Jersey State Toxicology Laboratory Receives Accreditation from the College of American Pathologists
1/11 - Attorney General Announces Over Half a Million Dollars in Awards for Police Departments Across New Jersey to Purchase Body Cameras - Thirty-seven agencies are receiving federal grant funds offered last year by Attorney General Porrino
1/6 - Man Pleads Guilty and Faces Prison for Stealing Nearly $300,000 from Customers of His Debt Relief Businesses in Maplewood and Jersey City - Germaine Theodore will face a recommended sentence of 7 years in prison under plea agreement
1/6 - Former Security Guard at Caesars Casino in Atlantic City Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison for Robbing the Casino in 2014 After Being Fired
1/3 - Senior Correction Officer at Garden State Youth Correctional Facility Indicted for Allegedly Smuggling Marijuana to Inmates
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