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Thursday Jun 25 | via JD Supra
On June 23, 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that Quinlan v. Curtiss-Wright Corporation, 204 N.J. 239 , does not bar criminal prosecutions arising from an employee's removal of confidential company documents to support a discrimination claim. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 24 | via jdsupra.com
New Jersey's Supreme Court has rendered a decision in State v. Saavedra, A-68-13 resolving an issue that may have broad implications in the employment arena for employees. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 23 | via The Jersey Journal
TRENTON - A North Bergen school board employee can be indicted for taking hundreds of confidential documents from the district even though she allegedly planned to use them in a discrimination lawsuit she filed against the board, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. New Jersey's highest court voted 6-1 to deny Ivonne Saavedra's motion to dismiss the theft and official misconduct charges against her. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 23 | via The Item
A North Bergen school board clerk can face theft and official misconduct charges for taking confidential documents from the board to prove a discrimination lawsuit, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. Ivonne Saavedra had sought a dismissal of an indictment which charges her with taking hundreds of sensitive documents from the school board as part of her whistle-blower lawsuit against the board. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 23 | via FindLaw
Mario M. Blanch argued the cause for appellant . Stephanie Davis Elson, Assistant Prosecutor, argued the cause for respondent . Comment?
Saturday Jun 20 | via The Hudson Reporter
The corruption trial of two North Bergen public works supervisors has revealed a clear pattern of abuse of power in the department. Attorneys called the last witness on Tuesday in the trial of Troy Bunero and Francis Longo, two now-suspended supervisors in the North Bergen Department of Public Works. Comment?
Saturday Jun 20 | via The Jersey Journal
A 30-year-old Brooklyn man could face up to 20 years in prison following his arrest in North Bergen Wednesday on drug charges related to over 47 pounds of suspected marijuana. Tim Zheng was arrested on Wednesday afternoon at a warehouse on 74th Street where he is a truck driver, according to Sgt. Comment?
Friday Jun 12 | via The Jersey Journal
Tempers flared and chaos erupted in court yesterday after Gregory Eady was sentenced to 75 years in prison for a double murder and carjacking, prompting sheriff's officers to separate one of the victims' family members from the killer. The commotion ignited as Eady was being led from the courtroom when he turned to a victim's family saying, "What the f - are you looking at?" A man jumped from a courtroom bench saying, "What did you say?" and prepared to charge at Eady but other family members grabbed him as Hudson County Sheriff's officers surrounded them and other officers rushed Eady from court. Comment?
Thursday Jun 11 | via NJ.com
JERSEY CITY -- Tempers flared and chaos erupted in court today after Gregory Eady was sentenced to 75 years in prison for a double murder and carjacking, prompting sheriff's officers to separate one of the victim's family members from the killer. The commotion ignited as Eady was being led from the courtroom when he turned to the victims' family saying, "What the f--- are you looking out." Comment?
Wednesday Jun 10 | via The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
The key witness in the trial of two North Bergen public-works supervisors accused of official misconduct took the stand Wednesday, testifying that the defendants played a role in ordering employees to help out on political campaigns, for which they got paid by the township. James Wiley, the former boss of defendants Troy Bunero and Francis Longo, said the order for the workers to participate in electioneering came from the director of the department at the time, Timothy Grossi, who also is facing misconduct charges. Comment?
Saturday May 30 | via The Hudson Reporter
Police Officer Eric Crafton, Health Department employee Kim Nicoliello, Mayor Nicholas Sacco, John Farley, and Police Chief Robert Dowd gather around the new bike purchased for Farley by neighbors using a gofundme account. When John Farley's bicycle was stolen on a Friday afternoon from in front of his house in North Bergen, where it was chained to a fence, the thief not only took Farley's recreation, but his sole means of transportation. Comment?
May 29, 2015 | via Patch.com
Responding to "numerous complaints from Hoboken residents and local businesses," Hoboken police arrested two men for the distribution and use of synthetic cannabis in the area of 8th and Washington streets on Wednesday. According to police, detectives saw Joseph Christman, 41, of North Bergen, make a "hand to hand transaction typical of a narcotic transaction" to Kenny Roberts, 38, of New York. Comment?
May 28, 2015 | via NJ.com
NORTH BERGEN -- A Woodridge man was arrested Tuesday in North Bergen after stealing a bag that he later threw into a garbage can -- and his bail was set at $50,000. According to North Bergen Police Captain Patrick Irwin, the bag only held paperwork inside, which is probably why Steven Cuartas, 25, threw the bag into a garbage can after taking it. Comment?
May 27, 2015 | via The Jersey Journal
JERSEY CITY -- A 20-year-old Jersey City man will face up to 90 years in prison when he is sentenced tomorrow for a double homicide , carjacking, armed robbery and armed burglary. Gregory Eady of Armstrong Avenue pleaded guilty to the June 9 fatal shootings of Jamal Cooks, 22, and Shawn Spencer, 21 -- both of Jersey City -- who were killed while in a vehicle on Van Nostrand Avenue between Bergen Avenue and Martin Luther King Drive, officials said. Comment?
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