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  • Not Guilty Plea Entered by Pagan Gang Leader in Death of Radio Host

    • By Jill R. Cohen

      June 28th, 2018

    Pagan motorcycle gang leader Ferdinand Augello has entered a not guilty plea for the 2012 shooting death of radio host April Kauffman before a Superior Court Judge in an Atlantic County courtroom. The 61-year-old suspect has been accused of hiring a hitman to murder Kauffman after it was learned that she had threatened to notify [..]

  • Temporary Tattoo Allows You to Track Your Alcohol Levels

    • By Jill R. Cohen

      June 21st, 2018

    In what many are hoping will start a new safety trend to stop intoxicated driving, there is now a brand new monitoring device that will help allow a person to quickly track their blood alcohol levels and get that information from an app on their phone in as little as 8 minutes. It is being [..]

  • New Jersey’s System for Determining How Dangerous Sex Offenders Are

    • By Jill R. Cohen

      May 24th, 2018

    There are few things as heartbreaking as when a child is sexually harassed, and because of this New Jersey has a complex system in place in order to alert and protect the public from any sex offenders that live in their area. All 21 counties have a method of keeping track of New Jersey’s registered [..]

  • Drug Evidence Tossed by NJ Supreme Court Due to Improper Car Search

    • By Jill R. Cohen

      May 14th, 2018

    Two Lakewood men arrested for possession of drugs that were found in their vehicle have learned that New Jersey’s Supreme Court has ruled that the drugs were improperly obtained. A Justice concluded by a unanimous court that since the prosecutors could not produce evidence or additional witnesses on why the vehicle was initially stopped when [..]

  • Routine Drug Field Tests Being Abandoned Due to Danger for Police Officers

    • By Jill R. Cohen

      April 26th, 2018

    A standard procedure that has been followed by police officers throughout the country for decades is being re-evaluated as claims that the widely used method may carry serious health risks to officers in the field up to and including death. Typically when an officer finds a suspicious substance during an arrest or a traffic stop [..]


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