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Armed robber sentenced to 19 years in prison

NEWARK, N.J. – A man was sentenced today To 225 months in prison for committing 17 armed robberies — two of them in Linden — of commercial establishments all within a six-month period, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Bobby…

Man was sentenced to prison for distributing child pornography

Middlesex County man was sentenced to prison for distributing child pornography over the Internet. He was investigated and prosecuted by the New Jersey State Police and the Division of Criminal Justice. Roberto Arreola-Ramirez, 33, of New Brunswick, was sentenced to…

Middlesex County bank robber pleads guilty

Peter Greer, 40, of New Brunswick, pleaded guilty this week before U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden in Newark federal court to an information charging him with two counts of bank robbery. According to documents filed in this case and…

Middlesex County man admits to two bank robberies

Peter Greer, 40, of New Brunswick, pleaded guilty this week before U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden in Newark federal court to an information charging him with two counts of bank robbery. According to documents filed in this case and…

More tidbits from Edison

The following is from Ted Pastuszak: “In response to a comment in the January 3rd column, originally there were two supermarkets at the Menlo Park Mall: One was outside of Arcadian Gardens, and that was originally a Shop Rite. The…

Workers endorse Perth Amboy slate of Caba, González, and Mascenik

Friends and supporters gather with the New Direction for Perth Amboy candidates, who gained a key labor endorsement.

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) has endorsed the New Direction for Perth Amboy slate of Jelmin Caba, Fernando González, and Ana Mascenik for City Council. “Collective bargaining rights are under attack in this country like never before in our…

Clark Police blotter details recent arrests

Clark Police arrested Wade Moore, age 23, single, unemployed of 60 East 93rd Street, Apt. B605 in Brooklyn, New York for possession and use of fraudulent credit cards, possession of CDS and Obstruction at 45 Central Avenue on September 30.…

Edison searches for the “most frightening house” in town

EDISON – The town’s recreation department wants homeowners to make their houses scarier for the next few weeks. Edison will be giving away prizes for the top three scariest homes within its 32-square mile boundaries as part of the sixth annual Halloween…