Category: Union County

Elizabeth man charged with kidnapping

The Elizabeth man who held a 6-year-old boy hostage during an hours-long standoff with police at an Elizabeth apartment complex over the weekend has been charged in connection with the incident. LeRoy Boyd, 38, is charged with second-degree kidnapping and…

Man admits severely beating woman

An Elizabeth man pleaded guilty in Middlesex County today to a charge of aggravated assault, admitting he beat a 30-year-old woman with a section of pipe. Mickey Vanderpool, 61, of Elizabeth pleaded guilty to a second-degree count of aggravated assault…