Councilman Indicted for Child Endangerment, Terroristic Threat Targets School Dean Top State News
Other top stories this week include a Cherry Hill East teacher accused of exposing himself to a child in a Walmart and a former corrections officer indicted on prisoner sex assault charges.
Butler Councilman Sean McNear was indicted on child endangerment charges Thursday after authorities said he pointed a loaded BB gun at and threatened to shoot his 5-year-old son.
A Columbia High School student was arrested Tuesday and will be charged with making a terroristic threat after he allegedly placed an envelope filled with white powder under a dean's office door, Capt. John M. Perna of the Maplewood Police Department said.
A local high school Spanish teacher was arrested and charged with lewdness and endangering the welfare of a child last week after he allegedly exposed his genitals to a preteen at a Walmart Auto Care Center, the Camden County Prosecutor announced Monday.
A corrections officer and the former assistant head of the Middlesex County Adult Corrections Facility in North Brunswick, was indicted Tuesday on charges of sexual assault and official misconduct, according to a report on NJ.com.
A former Rutgers University biochemistry instructor was sentenced to four years in state prison on Monday for using a computer in his office to share child pornography videos over the internet.
A Newark man who authorities said produced child pornography and kidnapped a preteen girl was arraigned in Newark on Tuesday, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said.
A Garfield man was arrested Wednesday on charges he impersonated a police officer to force sex on a woman in a Fairfield hotel, police said.
A Hopactong man was sent to jail in lieu of $100,000 bail after pointing a handgun at a police officer during a search of his home, Lt. Thomas Kmetz said.
A Mahwah mother, her son, and two of their live-in friends, were arrested this week after police found more than a pound of marijuana and evidence suggesting they sold drugs to township minors out of their Franklin Turnpike apartment, police said.
Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council candidate Louis Valori alleges that Mayor James Barberio and members of his administration attempted to give him a township job in order to entice him not to run for political office this year.
The Mercer County Prosecutor's Office confirmed Monday that they are looking into allegations that Princeton Police Chief David Dudeck harassed and intimidated officers on dozens of occasions.
A Madison man and his company were found guilty of "repeated and willful" violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act that affected 417 employees who work at gas stations how owns throughout New Jersey.
For the second time in as many years a memorial at St. Joseph's Church in Mendham Borough that was dedicated to the victims of child sexual abuse was defaced, Mendham Borough Police said.