Law & Public Safety

NFL reviewing Jets WR’s domestic violence arrest

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The NFL is reviewing the arrest of New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa under its new domestic violence policy as police released details of last weekend's incident. Enunwa, a member of the Jets' practice squad, was ...

Former A&P executive sentenced for ticket scam

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former senior vice president of a supermarket chain who sold more than $1.2 million worth of concert and sports tickets meant for the store for his own gain has been sentenced to three years in prison. U.S. District Judge ...

Man admits to immigration visa scheme

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to lying about providing jobs to Indian immigrants over the course of eight years in a scheme to get them to pay him for visas. Prosecutors said 41-year-old Sandipkumar Patel, of Edison, ...

Former FBI agent, wife admit to hiding income

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former FBI special agent has pleaded guilty along with his wife of hiding her income from her ownership of a retail pharmacy. Prosecutors say 47-year-old Pritesh Desai and 45-year-old Darshna Desai, both of Watchung, ...

Man living in NJ deported to Mexico

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal authorities say a man living in New Jersey has been deported to Mexico to face a murder charge. Twenty-four-year-old Heriberto Montoya-Merino was turned over to Mexican authorities on Wednesday. Immigration and Customs ...

Man indicted in NJ housesitter’s slaying

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Grand jurors in Camden County have indicted a man on charges stemming from the fatal shooting of a woman who was housesitting for his mother. Forty-seven-year-old Timothy Donnelly of Elks Township is charged with murder, felony ...

Princeton may change sex assault investigations

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University is considering creating a team of trained investigators to look into campus sexual misconduct accusations. The recommendation is one of several from a faculty committee assigned after the U.S. Education ...

Mother charged in son’s death to return to NJ

STUART, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman arrested in the 1991 death of her 5-year-old son will soon return to New Jersey to face charges. Michelle Lodzinski waived extradition when she appeared in court in Martin County, Florida, on Thursday. Her ...

Document: Wildstein discussed bridge with officer

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police lieutenant with ties to Gov. Chris Christie ate breakfast with the executive who ordered the closures on the George Washington Bridge as commuters were stuck in traffic. A ...

Officers: Boss told us to keep quiet about bridge

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A summary provided to a legislative panel investigating lane closures at the George Washington Bridge last September says police officers warned superiors about the hazardous conditions created and were told not to talk about ...