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Recent Crime News
Tuesday Nov 24 | via The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
A space heater likely caused an early morning fire that killed two women at a home for residents with mental illness and addiction, police said in a Tuesday afternoon press conference. Two other women were treated and released from the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, Fire Chief Kirk Wolthouse said. Comment?
Monday Nov 23 | via Washington Times
A New Jersey woman is accused of falsifying an emergency so that she could drive home from a bar after a night of drinking without risking arrest. Hayley Oates, 25, made it home safely from a Wayne, New Jersey bar last Monday after calling 911, but ended up in trouble with the authorities nevertheless after bragging about her scheme on social media. Comment?
Monday Nov 23 | via KAUZ
Indianapolis police have arrested a man in the shooting death of a pastor's pregnant wife during an apparent home invasion. An 18-year-old man arrested in the fatal shooting of an Indianapolis pastor's pregnant wife during an apparent home invasion will face 13 charges, including murder, according to court records updated Monday. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 10 | via NorthJersey.com
A detective from the arson squad in the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office testified in a pretrial hearing Tuesday that a blueprint hanging on the wall of Aakash Dalal's apartment with the words "Project Anarchy" led him to report the finding to his boss during his investigation into firebombings that rattled the North Jersey Jewish community three years ago. The hearing is to resolve a challenge from defense attorney Brian Neary on the admission of a statement by Dalal and evidence found in his apartment in February 2012. Comment?
Thursday Oct 29 | via The Jersey Journal
The FBI said it tracked an interstate burglary ring following the cell phones carried by those charged in the case. (John O'Boyle When burglars broke into a Paramus store in November 2013 and stole $40,000 in cash, cell records indicated Medina's mobile phone was in the vicinity. Comment?
Oct 26, 2015 | via Patch.com
Two Jersey City men have been arrested and charged with aggravated sexual assault, armed robbery and burglary during a home invasion in Garfield early Saturday morning, Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli said Sunday. Tymell White, 21, and Xavier Epps, 22, were arrested in Paramus Saturday on charges stemming from a Garfield home invasion, Molineli said in a press release. Comment?
Oct 25, 2015 | via NorthJersey.com
Two Jersey City men have been arrested and charged with aggravated sexual assault, armed robbery and burglary during a home invasion in Garfield early Saturday morning, Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli said Sunday. Xavier Epps, 22, and Tymell White, 21, were apprehended in Paramus on Saturday on charges stemming from the incident on Harrison Avenue in Garfield, Molinelli said in a press release. Comment?
Oct 22, 2015 | via Philly.com
EVERY MORNING, in the empty hours between midnight and dawn, a thousand stories are told on Old York Road. Tales of desperation, isolation, resignation. Comment?
Oct 20, 2015 | via Patch.com
Alexander Norrell of Ridgewood, and his cousin, Joseph Galli allegedly fired 40 bullets into the Old Paramus Reformed Church last year. A Ridgewood man and his cousin plead not guilty to weapons charges and causing more than $2,000 in damages to the Old Paramus Reformed Church late last year after they alleged shot bullets into the empty building last year, The Record reported. Comment?
Oct 19, 2015 | via NorthJersey.com
From left, Attorney James Seplowitz with his client Joseph Galli and attorney Brian Neary with his client Alexander Norrell in court on Monday, Oct. 19, 2015. Two cousins, one dressed in a black suit and tie, the other in an orange jail uniform and shackles, stood before a judge Monday and formally denied weapons charges relating to two incidents in which more than 40 bullets were fired into the Old Paramus Reformed Church in Ridgewood, damaging the historic structure. Comment?
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