Insurance Brokers Charged With Stealing Over $2.5 Million From Perth Amboy Schools

TRENTON – Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced that Maryland insurance broker Francis X. Gartland, two of his companies, and a second broker from Summit, N.J., were indicted today on charges that they conspired to steal more than $2.5 million from the Perth Amboy Board of Education by submitting fraudulent bills.

Elizabeth Attorney Charged With Theft

ELIZABETH — A lawyer was charged with stealing more than $65,000 from his attorney trust account earlier today, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced. The trust account funds were from the proceeds of a house sale in Rahway that occurred in 2008.

NJ Moves Forward With Bear Hunt Plan

TRENTON–Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin approved a black bear management policy that authorizes the state’s first black bear hunt since 2005 to deal with an overpopulation of bears and problems they are causing, especially in northern parts of New Jersey.