Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Two Mercer County men, including one from Lawrence, were picked up on charges of kiddie porn, which the AG's office described as the "torture" of children.
Duane Bell, 43, of Lawrence, was one of 24 men and a juvenile arrested in a kiddie porn ring that spanned 11 counties and the state. Bell was among two Mercer county residents arrested in the probe, called Operation Ever Vigilant. Along with the other 24 defendants, Bell was picked up in a multi-agency operation that ran from February 18 to 22. Also charged was Giovanni Jimenez, 37, of Trenton. Operation Ever Vigilant itself three months ago, when the Digital Technology Investigations Unit of the State Police began searching out offenders who were making child porn available to other aficionados of the practice. Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa characterized the digital child pornography as "vile" in a press conference held in Hamilton…
Friday, July 27, 2012
The troopers have been criminally charged in connection with the March 2012 incident.
Two New Jersey state troopers accused of leading a high-speed escort on the Garden State Parkway for a fleet of luxury cars have been criminally charged, the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office announced. The New Jersey State Police (NJSP) received complaints regarding the March 2012 caravan to Atlantic City, and the troopers were subsequently suspended without pay in April. In a press conference in Trenton on Friday, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa said the troopers who conducted the unauthorized escort "turned our highway into a virtual speedway." "What they did was absolutely wrong," he said. An investigation by the Division of Criminal Justice into the incident found that the troopers, Sgt. First Class Nadir Nassry, 47, and Trooper…
Friday, July 20, 2012
Lawrence Township firefighters were initially dispatched to the accident scene in Ewing to help extricate the woman from the wreckage but were cancelled prior to arriving after it was determined their services would not be needed.
Update, 5 p.m. July 20: New Jersey State Police have released the identity of the woman who was killed this morning when her vehicle struck a tree along Interstate 95 in Ewing Township. Sgt. Brian Polite, a NJSP spokesman, identified the woman as Emily Michell, 24, of Somerset, N.J. He said the cause of the crash remains under investigation. Original Story, posted 2:15 p.m. July 20: A woman was killed when the sport utility vehicle she was operating veered off Interstate 95 in Ewing Township this morning (July 20), New Jersey State Police have confirmed. The deadly crash occurred shortly before 10:10 a.m. along the southbound side on I-95 near milepost 0.5, located between Exit 1 (Route 29) and Exit 2 (Bear Tavern Road) when the woman’s …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
State Police and the N.J. Office of Emergency Management can now provide emergency information to residents via text.
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Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Editor's Note: The following is a news release issued by the New Jersey State Police. New Jersey residents will now be able to receive critical information from the New Jersey State Police (NJSP) and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM) on their cell phones and PDAs with the use of a free, web-based service. The NJSP and NJOEM will be using a service called Nixle Connect to deliver important and time sensitive information to the residents of New Jersey. Nixle Connect is an application that allows verified government agencies to communicate with the public via text/SMS, email and Internet posts. This service is provided at no cost to the department, taxpayers or residents and unlike other social media applications, Nixle …