NEWARK – A permanent substitute teacher at a private school in Jersey City was arrested Monday after law enforcement officers discovered alleged child pornography on a computer at his residence, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATE – One hundred New Jersey veterinarians have joined the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association in calling for an end to the use of controversial gestation crates—small, metal cages used to confine breeding pigs.
The following quote is attributed to President Ronald Reagan: “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.'”
TRENTON – An Atlantic City man was sentenced to state prison today for his role in an armed robbery in 2007 on the White Horse Pike during which a gas station owner was fatally shot, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS –– As part of Clean Ocean Action’s second “Wave of Action”, consider donating old Christmas trees to help rebuild dunes. On Jan. 13 and 19, Christmas trees are will be collected to be “planted” to rebuild the dunes on Island Beach State Park in Seaside Park.
TRENTON – A Camden man was sentenced to state prison today for conspiring to distribute heroin. He was indicted last year with 27 other alleged members of a major heroin and cocaine network in the Camden area, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
TRENTON – Lydell B. Sherrer, a former deputy commissioner of the N.J. Department of Corrections (“NJDOC”), was sentenced Thursday to 46 months in prison for attempting to obtain $10,000 from an employee in exchange for securing that person’s continued employment with the department or its private contractor, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
WHITEHOUSE STATION – On Wednesday, Dec. 19, QuickChek, the premier fresh convenience store chain in the New York metropolitan area, presented a check in the amount of $110,569 to New Jersey First Lady Mary Pat Christie to benefit the Hurricane Sandy NJ Relief Fund.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—As the Senate prepares to consider rules reform for the 113th Congress, U.S. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) today reintroduced a measure to speed up the legislative process in the Senate.