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Recent Crime News
Saturday | via Clarks Hometown News Patriot
A Union County Police Department officer has been charged with stealing items from department stores in four different towns on various dates earlier this year. Blake Clay, 33, of Rahway is charged with third-degree theft, according to , acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park. Comment?
Friday May 20 | via WKXW-FM Trenton
An officer with the Union County Police Department is accused of stealing from Walmart and Target stores in Central Jersey by counterfeiting barcodes. Blake Clay, 33, of Rahway, was charged Thursday with third-degree theft after ripping off the stores by more than $675, the Union County Prosecutor's Office said Friday. Comment?
Thursday May 12 | via Clarks Hometown News Patriot
Acting Attorney General Robert Lougy announced that a man and a woman were indicted on charges that they conspired to use the identity of a Nevada woman in an attempt to obtain a loan to purchase a Mercedes Benz vehicle at a dealership in New Jersey. Cody A. Tyson, 23, and Edina M. Padilla, 25, who currently live together in Bayonne, N.J., were arrested on Jan. 29, 2016 at DZ Motors in Rahway, where they allegedly were in the process of completing paperwork to secure a car loan in the amount of $86,848 using the identity of a Nevada woman so that they could purchase a 2015 Mercedes Benz S550. Comment?
Tuesday May 10 | via WKXW-FM Trenton
A couple from Hudson County was charged with stealing a Nevada woman's identity in order to buy a luxury car. The victim, more than 2,000 miles away, was alerted by a monitoring service about the pending purchase in New Jersey - and police were at the dealership before the ink on the deal could dry. Comment?
Tuesday May 10 | via The Newark Star-Ledger
TRENTON - A Bayonne couple was indicted Tuesday for stealing the identity of a Nevada woman and trying to use it to buy a luxury car in New Jersey, authorities said. Cody A. Tyson, 23, and Edina M. Padilla, 25, were arrested in January while attempting to purchase a Mercedes Benz S550 with a $86,848 loan applied for in the woman's name, according to the state Attorney General's Office. Comment?
Saturday May 7 | via Clarks Hometown News Patriot
Authorities are still seeking clues in the unsolved killing of a 24-year-old Jennea Workman, whose body was found seven years ago at her Cambridge Court apartment. On May 8, 2009, the body of 24-year-old Jennea Workman was found in her home at the Cambridge Court apartment complex at West Main Street and Elizabeth Avenue in Rahway. Comment?
Tuesday May 3 | via Courier News
Linden man arrested in 2015 burglary A city resident wanted for the May 19, 2015 burglary of a North Stiles Street residence has been arrested Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/26P5mAz This 911 audio recording prior to Pedro Abad Jr.'s Feb. 26, 2013 arrest for driving under the influence was obtained from the Rahway Police Department by MyCentralJersey.com in response to an OPRA request. LINDEN - A city resident wanted for the May 19, 2015, burglary of a North Stiles Street residence has been arrested by the Essex County Sheriff's Department and turned over to Linden authorities, police Capt. Comment?
Monday Apr 25 | via MDJonline.com
Police have arrested a New Jersey couple and four men from Virginia and Georgia on charges they formed a gun-trafficking ring that smuggled dozens of firearms into New York City. Comment?
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