Plainfield Crime

Plainfield Crime

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  • Plainfield Anti-Violence Coalition spearheadsa

    Friday | via Courier News 

    The chairman of the Plainfield Anti-Violence Coalition is seeking donations to help pay for the funeral of Benjamin Nord who was fatally shot outside a Liberty Street convenience store Sunday. Plainfield Anti-Violence Coalition spearheads fund for murder victim's funeral The chairman of the Plainfield Anti-Violence Coalition is seeking donations to help pay for the funeral of Benjamin Nord who was fatally shot outside a Liberty Street convenience store Sunday.

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  • Plainfield homicide victim was caring, lovinga

    Friday | via Courier News 

    As Antonia Nord struggles with the shooting death of her youngest brother, Benjamin Nord, 45, she doesn't want him to be viewed as just a statistic - the latest black man shot in the city's streets. Plainfield homicide victim was caring, loving man, grieving sister says As Antonia Nord struggles with the shooting death of her youngest brother, Benjamin Nord, 45, she doesn't want him to be viewed as just a statistic - the latest black man shot in the city's streets.

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    Related Topix: Plainfield, NJ, Union County, NJ, Scotch Plains, NJ

  • 38 deadbeat parents arrested; see the list

    Tuesday Nov 13 | via Courier News 

    Thirty-eight men and women who owe a total of $855,000 in child support payments were arrested in a sweep by Somerset County Sheriff's Officers in October. 38 deadbeat parents arrested in Somerset County sweep; see the list Thirty-eight men and women who owe a total of $855,000 in child support payments were arrested in a sweep by Somerset County Sheriff's Officers in October.

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    Related Topix: Somerset County, NJ, Prison, Plainfield, NJ, Bound Brook, NJ

  • Plainfield man shot, killed on Liberty Street; rewar...

    Monday Nov 12 | via Courier News 

    A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person responsible for Benjamin Nord's death. Plainfield man shot, killed on Liberty Street; reward offered A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person responsible for Benjamin Nord's death.

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    Related Topix: Plainfield, NJ, Somerset County, NJ

  • Man killed in Plainfield shooting, prosecutors confirm

    Sunday Nov 11 | via The Jersey Journal 

    The victim, who was not immediately identified, was fatally shot in the 400 block of Liberty Street around 8 p.m., a spokesperson for the county prosecutor's office confirmed.

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  • 3 guilty in death of man shot multiple times in a re...

    Wednesday Oct 31 | via The Jersey Journal 

    Three men were convicted in connection with a 2013 murder of a Plainfield man in his home according to the Union County Prosecutor's Office. The jury convicted Alejandro Lopez, 30, and Rodney Rosario, 33, of murder, felony murder, burglary, two weapons offenses and two counts of both criminal restraint and aggravated assault on Tuesday after deliberating several days following the month-long trial.

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    Related Topix: Plainfield, NJ, Union County, NJ

  • MS-13 member pleads guilty to killing Plainfielda

    Sep 18, 2018 | via Courier News 

    A 32-year-old North Plainfield man, an alleged member of the Plainfield Locos Salvatrucha clique of the Mara Salvatrucha gang, has pleaded guilty to shooting and killing a 22-year-old Plainfield man in 2011. North Plainfield MS-13 member pleads guilty to shooting and killing Plainfield man A 32-year-old North Plainfield man, an alleged member of the Plainfield Locos Salvatrucha clique of the Mara Salvatrucha gang, has pleaded guilty to shooting and killing a 22-year-old Plainfield man in 2011.

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    Related Topix: Violent Crime, Plainfield, NJ, North Plainfield, NJ, Prison