Union County Prosecutor’s Office
A mother from Elizabeth, N.J. has been found dead more than three weeks after she was reported missing, and her husband has been charged with her murder.
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.
A Union Township, N.J. man was arrested Monday, after authorities found an improvised explosive device and other weaponry Monday at his home.
A man was in custody Saturday, after allegedly firing several shots at police during a lengthy standoff at a Fanwood, N.J. home.
“There’s no reason that this driver should not have seen the motorcyclist coming,” said Union Police Lt. Robert Christie.
Barton Hodge, 37, has been charged with two counts of theft by deception.
A Clark, N.J. woman was found dead in her home a year ago Sunday, and police have asked for the public’s help to solve the murder on the one-year anniversary.
Cyrus Fakroddin, 51, was arrested Wednesday at his home. He is charged with first-degree aggravated sexual assault and is currently being held on $250,000 bail.
A Jersey City Police officer, working in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Service, was wounded during an investigation just after 10 p.m. Thursday in Elizabeth, officials said.
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The Union County Prosecutor’s Office plans to bring a Maryland teenager to New Jersey to face charges for sending out a message online threatening an NJ school.