Recent Crime News
Tuesday Apr 7 | via NJ.com
NEWTON -- The trial of a man accused of kidnapping the wrong New Jersey businessman continues Tuesday morning with the scheduled testimony of three Missouri police officers and the store clerk who aided in the abducted man's escape. Douglas Stangeland, 51, is one of five men from Vernon County, Mo. Comment?
Thursday Apr 2 | via Intermountain Jewish News
RABBI JOEL Mosbacher's father was shot to death during a petty burglary at his Chicago business in 1999 - and that act will repeat itself in one form or another 36,000 times in 2015. It might happen at school, in a crowded movie theater, as coworkers eat their lunch or when an abusive husband fatally shoots his wife. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 1 | via The Jersey Journal
NEWTON -- Opening arguments were held Wednesday afternoon in the trial of a Missouri man accused of kidnapping the wrong New Jersey businessman and hauling him back across five state lines. Sussex County First Assistant Prosecutor Gregory Mueller and Martin Morrison, who is representing defendant Douglas Stangeland, gave the jury an overview of the trial, which is expected to last five weeks. Comment?
Sunday Mar 29 | via The Jersey Journal
WANTAGE -- The mother of a 12-year-old girl who shared explicit photos with her school bus driver said Wednesday she never wants another family to experience the same thing, the New Jersey Herald reported. The school bus driver was arrested earlier this month . Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via New Jersey Herald
The mother of the 12-year-old student from Wantage who was the alleged victim of a 41-year-old bus driver charged with second degree sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child wants assurance it won't happen again. "I never want another family in this district to have to go through what my family is going through now," the girl's mother told the Sussex-Wantage Regional School District Board of Education. Comment?
Mar 18, 2015 | via Patch.com
As a result of a six-month long joint burglary investigation, detectives from the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office Special Investigations Squad and a multi-jurisdictional task force have solved more than 40 residential burglaries in Bergen County and have arrested the five men they say are responsible. "Following a series of daytime residential burglaries in Bergen County and surrounding areas, detectives from the affected areas met and shared information about their respective burglaries," Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli said. Comment?
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