Newark Crime

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  • Union man indicted in stabbing death of 83-year-old ...

    2 hrs ago | via The Jersey Journal 

    NEWARK - A Union County man has been indicted in the May 2014 stabbing death of an 83-year-old man at a Newark apartment building. A 25-count indictment was handed down on Friday against Rashid Davis, 23, of Union Township, in connection with the murder of Leonard Pearson during a robbery at Pearson's Nevada Street apartment.

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  • Ferguson police one of many law enforcement agencies...

    6 hrs ago | via Los Angeles Times 

    National Guard troops keep vigil as protesters shout outside the police station in Ferguson, Mo. Members of the Missouri National Guard stand watch in the snow outside police headquarters in Ferguson, Mo.

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  • Officials: US report finds racial bias in Ferguson p...

    10 hrs ago | via Ashland Times-Gazette 

    A Justice Department investigation found sweeping patterns of racial bias within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department, with officers routinely discriminating against blacks by using excessive force, issuing petty citations and making baseless traffic stops, according to law enforcement officials familiar with its findings. The report, to be released as soon as today, marks the culmination of a months-long investigation into a police department that federal officials have described as troubled and that commanded national attention after one of its officers shot and killed an unarmed black man, 18-year-old Michael Brown, last summer.

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  • Federal report finds police bias routine in Ferguson

    13 hrs ago | via Dallas Morning News 

    Ferguson, Mo., is one-third white, but the crime statistics compiled in the city over the last two years seemed to suggest only black people were breaking the law. They accounted for 85 percent of traffic stops, 90 percent of tickets and 93 percent of arrests.

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  • Officials: US report finds racial bias in Ferguson p...

    16 hrs ago | via Ashland Times-Gazette 

    A Justice Department investigation found sweeping patterns of racial bias within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department, with officers routinely discriminating against blacks by using excessive force, issuing petty citations and making baseless traffic stops, according to law enforcement officials familiar with its findings. The report, to be released as soon as today, marks the culmination of a months-long investigation into a police department that federal officials have described as troubled and that commanded national attention after one of its officers shot and killed an unarmed black man, 18-year-old Michael Brown, last summer.

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  • Racist email among findings in Justice Dept. Ferguso...

    19 hrs ago | via KSNT-TV Topeka 

    As early as Wednesday, we may get a look at the Justice Department investigation into the Ferguson, Missouri police, jail and court systems. Already officials familiar with the report are releasing information to the Associated Press and other media outlets.

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  • Violating Rights Doj report finds patterns of racial...

    19 hrs ago | via Fox News 

    The Ferguson Police Department routinely violated the constitutional rights of the local African-American population in the Missouri city for years, the Department of Justice has found in a searing report. The investigation, launched after the August shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, found that the department violated the Fourth Amendment in instances such as making traffic stops without reasonable suspicion and making arrests without probable cause.

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  • Essex sheriff's officer charged with sexually assaul...

    20 hrs ago | via The Jersey Journal 

    An Essex County Sheriff's officer turned himself in Tuesday on charges he sexually assaulted a woman in her Newark home. NEWARK - An Essex County Sheriff's officer has been charged with sexually assaulting a Newark woman in her home over the weekend, authorities announced today.

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  • Ferguson police routinely displayed racial bias, U.S...

    20 hrs ago | via CBC News 

    A protester confronted a police officer after a grand jury returned no indictment in the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. A U.S. Justice Department report expected later this week found that police and courts in Ferguson routinely displayed racial bias.

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  • DOJ Report Shows Ferguson Racial Bias, Official Says

    22 hrs ago | via News9 Oklahoma City 

    A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, a law enforcement official familiar with the report said Tuesday. The report, which could be released as soon as Wednesday, will charge that police disproportionately use excessive force against blacks and that black drivers are stopped and searched far more often than white motorists, even though they're less likely to be carrying contraband.

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  • Racist Obama joke revealed in scathing Justice Depar...

    22 hrs ago | via Daily Mail 

    Video game fan coughs up blood and drops dead in Beijing internet cafe after playing World Of Warcraft straight for 19 hours A message in a municipal email account said Obama wouldn't be president for very long because 'what black man holds a steady job for four years' From April to September, 95 per cent of people kept at the city jail for more than two days were black An email from 2008 found by the Justice Department as part of a six-month investigation into the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and the city's court contained a racially charged joke ridiculing President Obama, it was revealed today.

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  • DOJ report to show Ferguson racial bias, official says

    22 hrs ago | via CBS News 

    A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, a law enforcement official familiar with the report said Tuesday. The report, which could be released as soon as Wednesday, will charge that police disproportionately use excessive force against blacks and that black drivers are stopped and searched far more often than white motorists, even though they're less likely to be carrying contraband.

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  • DOJ Probe Finds Racial Bias in Ferguson Police Pract...

    22 hrs ago | via News Max 

    A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, law enforcement officials familiar with the report said Tuesday. The report, which could be released as soon as Wednesday, will charge that police disproportionately use excessive force against blacks and that black drivers are stopped and searched far more often than white motorists, even though they're less likely to be carrying contraband.

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  • Federal probe of Ferguson police reveals pattern of ...

    23 hrs ago | via Mashable 

    A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson police department and at the municipal jail and court, a law enforcement official familiar with the report said Tuesday. The report, which could be released as soon as Wednesday, will charge that police disproportionately use excessive force against blacks and that black drivers are stopped and searched far more often than white motorists, even though they're less likely to be carrying contraband.

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  • Probe found racial bias in Ferguson justice system, ...

    23 hrs ago | via The Globe and Mail 

    Police arrest a demonstrator protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 19, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Police arrest a demonstrator protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 19, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo.

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  • U.S. report finds racial bias in Ferguson police: of...

    23 hrs ago | via New York Daily News 

    A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, a law enforcement official familiar with the report said Tuesday. The report, which could be released as soon as Wednesday, will charge that police disproportionately use excessive force against blacks and that black drivers are stopped and searched far more often than white motorists, even though they're less likely to be carrying contraband.

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  • Justice Dept. probe finds racial bias in Ferguson po...

    23 hrs ago | via HeraldNet 

    A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, a law enforcement official familiar with the report said Tuesday. The report, which could be released as soon as Wednesday, will charge that police disproportionately use excessive force against blacks and that black drivers are stopped and searched far more often than white motorists, even though they're less likely to be carrying contraband.

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  • Official: U.S. report finds racial bias by Ferguson ...

    23 hrs ago | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Ferguson police officers watch protesters in November 2014 as smoke fills the streets in Ferguson, Mo., after a grand jury's decision in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Ferguson police officers watch protesters in November 2014 as smoke fills the streets in Ferguson, Mo., after a grand jury's decision in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.

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  • Bloods member, 2 others arrested after being caught ...

    Yesterday | via The Jersey Journal 

    NEWARK - A reputed Bloods gang member and two others were arrested on drugs, weapons and assault charges after police found them in a stolen vehicle late Monday, authorities said. According to Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura, officers from his office's Patrol Division were conducting quality of life patrols in Newark's North Ward when they noticed a 2003 Acura station wagon in front of a home at 143 Roseville Avenue.

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  • Probe shooting in Nutley home

    Wednesday Feb 25 | via Observer 

    The Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide/ Major Crimes Task Force is investigating a Friday night shooting in Nutley involving a former cop. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray said in a press release issued Saturday night that retired Belleville Police Officer John Towey, 62, of Nutley, has been charged with aggravated assault for the shooting of his 58-year-old brother.

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Newark Law

I need help I had three devices sent to me within a month because it was defected. I need to know how I can get away from this company without being penalized, and I have asthma its so hard to blow in that device. I don't drink and the machine keep failing me. then 5 minutes later it passes me. but the company charges every time the machine gives a test fail response. what can I do this machine is set up for people to fail, for no reason at all. this was my 1st offense and will never happen again. but I cant continue with this machine or the company
This is a new issue to my knowledge. This was ordered by the court. So a motion for relief could be filed with that...
did a year in jall I lost my licence for 10 years to 2020 I havent drank since 2010 not a drop can I try to get my driver lic. back any time sooner
No.
i am little confused some people say that the breathalizer ane not accurate. so i you get pulled over at night and cop assume that you were drinking he may ask you to take the soberting test and lawyer advice to say no then if cop ask you to take a breathalize test using his handset? should you refuse and wait until cop takes you to headquartes? i am not clear i saw on tv if you use listering you can fail the test. what is the correct procedure? ask for a blood test directly to the cop? i drive at night a lot n tons of cops are in the road i am afraid to get stop and have an incorrect test n being arrested by mistake. scary to know that those machines give false reading
A few things: 1) Are any of the people you talked to lawyers? If so, do they practice DWI defense? You should only,...
The girl then threw her credit card on us and told us to buy something nice. We bought food worth 70 dollars. Her parents are now taking us to court. Are we going to jail?
much more information is needed to answer this question. Are you going to criminal or civil court? if the former, what...
four in five convicted on 12/11/2010 my license suspended for 10 years is that right being that they were more than 10 years apart from each other
Yes. You really only get one step down. You are much they can be served concurrently.
I am Puerto Rican and was residing in Puerto Rico . I traveled to USA to do a new life with new opportunity . In March 2nd ,2008 ,I was driving drunk and had possession of marijuana , I got caught by the police. I was taken to the police department(Puerto Rico) took picture of me and I got all my 10 fingers fingerprinted and was not incarcerated . I got a motion letter from the court on May 29th, 2008 that I have to be attending the court. the judge gave me the opportunity and dismissed the case because It was my first time after this issue i traveled to NJ to looking for job and i found a job which I had for three years in a row. Now i want to check my background check in NJ .. IS THERE POSSIBILITY THAT MY RECORD SHOWS UP IN THE LAW ENFORCEMENT RECORD IN USA?
I suggest speaking to an attorney in Puerto Rico to see if an expungement is possible.
Will the suspension of my GA license show up on my NJ license?
When you receive a violation in New Jersey, the MVC creates a license number and tracks your instate driving history....