A jury found the 12-year veteran guilty in December, 2012 of falsely accusing a woman of crimes and threatening her with jail unless she performed a sexual act.
According to Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park, 46-year-old Nelson Santos Betance had just bought a phone card in a store at the corner West Third Street and Monroe Avenue on March 21, 2011 and was sitting in his car when gunshots were fired from a nearby vehicle.
Samuel Woody, 43, faces up to 10 years in prison when he’s sentenced for official misconduct and criminal sexual contact.
A retired Plainfield police captain was on trial in July for having sex with women and not telling them he’s HIV positive, but was acquitted after prosecutors were barred from obtaining medical records.
Dorian Gillon, 49, was arrested Monday and charged with murder in connection with the beating and strangulation of a 39-year-old Plainfield woman in 2005.
The blaze reached three alarms, according to the Plainfield FD. There’s no word of injuries as yet.
One woman was killed and three people were wounded when two gunmen opened fire on a northern New Jersey street.
34-year-old Michael Bell of Plainfield was arrested late Saturday night near Penn Station in Newark. Bell fled after allegedly assaulting his 3-month-old son.
Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow says 34-year-old Michael Bell of Plainfield was arrested late Saturday night near Penn Station in Newark, where he was planning to take a bus to an undisclosed site.
Police in Plainfield, N.J., on Saturday were looking for a father who beat and gravely injured 3-month-old infant on Friday night.
Police said they found the body of 39-year-old Alice M. Jackson dead on her bed in her Plainfield apartment. Her 3-month-old twins were found responsive but dehydrated.
Authorities believe Romero had been in Honduras since fleeing the country in June 2012 after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl, prosecutors said.
A Plainfield, N.J., man was arrested early Monday and charged with the death of his mother – in the first homicide in Union County this year.
Attempted murder charges were filed Saturday against an 18-year-old man from North Plainfield, N.J., who allegedly opened fire on a Plainfield street and shot a 5-year-old boy in the face this week.
Police are searching for a suspect who opened fire on a Plainfield street on Thursday afternoon.