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6 min ago | via The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Acting Chief/Officer in Command Martin McParland Jr. of the Rockaway Township Police Department announced two human trafficking related arrests on June 26. According to authorities, Debbie Kooken, 42, of Boonton, was charged with two counts of human trafficking, crimes of the first degree and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, crimes of the third degree. Aldopus Mims, 38, of Morris Plains, was also arrested and charged with two counts of human trafficking in the first degree; one count of sexual assault in the second degree, and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, crimes of the third degree. Comment?
Monday | via The Jersey Journal
MORRISTOWN - Kashif Parvaiz, who was convicted of plotting to murder his wife on a Boonton street, admitted on Monday that he tried to convince the ex-girlfriend who pulled the trigger not to testify. Parviaz also admitted that he tried to get a former fellow inmate to threaten members of his wife's family and to threaten another ex-girlfriend who also testified against him. Comment?
Friday Jun 26 | via Patch.com
A Boonton woman and Morris Plains man have been arrested and charged with human trafficking after allegedly forcing two teenage girls to engage in sex acts for money earlier this month, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp announced. Two victims, age 15 and 17, reported they were led to "engage in prostitution by the two defendants," Knapp said. Comment?
Friday Jun 19 | via Patch.com
A Boonton man has been jailed and accused of forcing a teenage girl to "engage in sexual acts" with him after lying about being a Marine preparing for deployment, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp announced. On June 12, a 14-year-old girl told police she had engaged in sexual intercourse with Johnathan Lozada, 21, of Boonton, Knapp said. Comment?
Friday Jun 19 | via The Jersey Journal
BOONTON - Authorities say a 21-year-old, posing as a United States Marine, convinced a 14-year-old to have sex with him by telling her he was deploying within a few days. Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Booton Police Chief David Mayhood Friday announced the arrest of Johnathan Lozada, 21, of Boonto. Comment?
Jun 6, 2015 | via WCAX-TV Burlington
A man accused of shooting another man in the neck during an alleged drug deal has been returned to New Jersey after he fought efforts to be extradited from New York. The Daily Record reports that 24-year-old Daniel Wendt, of Boonton, was returned to Morris County on Thursday. Comment?
Jun 6, 2015 | via NJ.com
MORRISTOWN - A Boonton man charged with shooting a man in the neck during an alleged drug deal outside the Econo Lodge in Hanover in February has been extradited back to New Jersey, the Daily Record reported . Daniel J. Wendt, 24, who is being held in Riker's Island Correctional Facility in New York, is facing charges of attempted murder, possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, the newspaper reported. Comment?
Jun 5, 2015 | via NorthJersey.com
A Massachusetts woman who fatally shot her boyfriend's wife in Boonton almost four years ago and testified against him in court, saying he lied to get her to go along with the murder, was sentenced to 30 years in prison Friday, authorities said. Antionette Stephen, 30, had pleaded guilty last year to her role in the murder of 27-year-old Nazish Noorani, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp said in a news release. Comment?
Jun 5, 2015 | via Daily Mail
Tearful woman admits killing her boyfriend's wife in park and staging it as an anti-Muslim hate attack as she is sentenced to 30 years in prison A woman tearfully admitted she killed a mother-of-two and staged it as an anti-Muslim hate crime under orders from her boyfriend as she was sentenced to 30 years in prison. Antoinette Stephen apologized for gunning down Nazish Noorani in August 2011, in front of her three-year-old son while they were out walking in Boonton, New Jersey. Comment?
Jun 5, 2015 | via The Jersey Journal
MORRISTOWN - Antionette Stephen - who murdered her then-boyfriend's wife as part of a plot she and the boyfriend hatched together - apologized to the family of Nazish Noorani at her sentencing on Friday and recalled the victim's final words as she lay dying on a Boonton street in August 2011. Shortly after Stephen spoke, Superior Court Judge Robert Gilson in Morristown sentenced her to 30 years in state prison, the minimum for a murder charge. Comment?
Jun 5, 2015 | via The Jersey Journal
Antionette Stephen looks toward family members of the woman she murdered, Nazish Noorani, before addressing the court in Morristown on Friday. Stephen was sentenced to 30 years in state prison for the Boonton murder. Comment?
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