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  • New Jersey Police Officer Cleared in Shooting Death

    • By Jill R. Cohen

      January 14th, 2019

    A New Jersey police officer who had been on administrative leave following an on-duty shooting has been cleared of any wrongdoing following a grand jury investigation. The officer was Sgt. Kevin Clements, a 19-year veteran of the Deptford Police Force. He shot and killed a 36-year-old woman named LaShonda Anderson following a shoplifting incident at [..]

  • Rutgers Football Player Arrested For Alleged Murder Conspiracy in NJ

    • By Jill R. Cohen

      December 20th, 2018

    Izaia Bullock, a junior linebacker at Rutgers University, was arrested and charged in late October 2018 for his alleged connection to a murder plot. According to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, Mr. Bullock was engaged in a plan to kill “the family members of an acquaintance.” The targets of this alleged murder conspiracy have no [..]

  • NJ Middle School Teacher Arrested And Accused of Sex Crimes Involving A Student

    • By Jill R. Cohen

      December 18th, 2018

    On October 27, 2018, Stephanie Carafa, a teacher at Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Lodi, NJ, was arrested following an investigation conducted by the Lodi police department and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office of inappropriate activity occurring at a local high school. Police initiated this investigation after allegations were made that sexually explicit photographs of [..]

  • Hoboken Man Accused of Falsely Reporting Robbery of His Employer’s Messenger Bike

    • By Jill R. Cohen

      November 29th, 2018

    Hoboken Man Accused of Falsely Reporting Robbery of His Employer’s Messenger Bike Anyone who is thinking about stealing their boss’ messenger bike might want to think again. The Hoboken Police Department recently arrested a purported victim of a robbery just eight days after receiving a report of an assault and robbery of an expensive messenger [..]

  • 4 Men Charged in Death of Dad at Youth Football Practice in Millville, NJ

    • By Jill R. Cohen

      November 27th, 2018

    4 Men Charged in Death of Dad at Youth Football Practice in Millville, NJ Authorities have charged four people with Homicide, Conspiracy to Commit Homicide, Hindering Apprehension, Obstruction, and False Reporting in connection with an August 9th shooting death of a parent at a youth football practice in Millville, New Jersey. Criminal Defense Attorney Jill [..]

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