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Ocean City, N.J. Man Admits To Distributing Child Pornography

A southern New Jersey man admitted this week that he made numerous child pornography images and videos available online.


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NYPD Spying On Muslims Leads To N.J. Senate Committee Approving New Regulations

A New Jersey State Senate committee passed a bill Monday that would require law enforcement agencies from elsewhere to give notice when they plan to conduct counterterrorism surveillance in the state — a measure prompted by revelations about NYPD spying on Muslims.


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AG: NJ Couple Accused Of Operating Travel Scam

Authorities said 41-year-old Daryl Turner and 43-year-old Robyn Bernstein laundered $700,000 from victims between January 2007 and July 2011 and used the money to buy a luxury home in Marlton.


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Officials: Manager Of Tick Tock Diner In Clifton Charged In Murder-For-Hire Plot

Georgios Spyropoulos, manager of the Tick Tock diner in Clifton, was arrested for planning to have his uncle “tortured, robbed and murdered,” Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced Wednesday.


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NJ Collects Thousands Of Guns In Buybacks

Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced Tuesday that the state spent $242,225 in criminal forfeiture funds to buy back firearms.


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NJ Authorities Announce Gun Seizures, Arrests From Weapons Crackdown Initiative

Law enforcement officials have been focusing on removing what are known as ‘community guns’ from the streets. Those weapons are often hidden in broken down cars, lamp posts or wooded areas in a park where kids could find them, according to authorities.


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Authorities In N.J. Smash Multi-State Heroin Ring

State Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa says the network was selling millions of dollars in heroin in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington.


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New Jersey Adds More Locations To ‘Project Medicine Drop’

The program features mailbox-like receptacles at 27 law enforcement locations across the state where people can safely dispose their unused and expired prescription medications.


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NJ Muslim Leaders, Law Enforcement Officials Hold Meeting On NYPD Surveillance

The meeting is the first session of a task force created after revelations that the New York Police Department was conducting secret surveillance of mosques and Muslim student groups in New Jersey.


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12 NJ Jewelers Accused Of Ripping Off ‘Cash For Gold’ Customers

Officials allege the jewelers violated the law by failing to test and weigh the precious metals in front of customers, post prices and provide required receipts.


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28 Arrested On Child Pornography Charges In New Jersey

The defendants, who range in age from 17 to 66, have been charged with distribution and possession of child pornography.


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31 Indicted In $2 Million New Jersey Unemployment Fraud

Named in indictments are 35-year-old Newark resident Terry Dilligard II, whom authorities characterized as the scheme’s mastermind, and his mother, father, twin sister and former girlfriend.


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New Jersey Bans Sale Of Synthetic Marijuana

State Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced today that making, possessing or selling synthetic marijuana will now be punishable by three to five years in prison and up to $25,000 in fines.


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Rutgers Instructor Accused Of Using Office Computer To Distribute Child Porn Videos

Gavin Swiatek, 49, was arrested Tuesday at his Hillsborough home and charged with second-degree distribution of child pornography and fourth-degree possession of child pornography.