Category: Criminal Justice

GOOD FRIDAY: After closing N.J. parks, Murphy says he’s releasing more inmates

TRENTON, N.J. – The details have not yet been released, but Governor Phil Murphy took his COVID-19 social-distancing crusade to a new extreme on Good Friday, announcing that he would issue a new executive order directing the release of more Read More

POLICE STATE: Elizabeth, N.J. enforcing social distancing with drones

ELIZABETH, N.J. – New Jersey’s crackdown on social distancing violators continues to ramp up, Save Jerseyans. On Tuesday, Elizabeth’s police department announced that it will enforce Governor Murphy’s retrictions of public gatherings with… drones. – Video: Here’s what the police Read More

Rumson man’s attorney: “There was no corona party”

By Art Gallagher _ John P. Maldjian, the Rumson man charged with reckless endangerment and other charges related to violating Governor Phil Murphy’s social distancing orders, has hired one of New Jersey’s top criminal defense attorneys to defend him against the disorderly Read More

Rumson Police break up 30-person Pink Floyd party

Updated Sunday 4/5/2020 @ 11:00 p.m. RUMSON, N.J. – Approximately 30 middle-aged New Jerseyans ran afoul of the local police on Saturday night by participating in a front lawn Pink Floyd party. The local PD issued warnings rather than criminal Read More

COVID-19: Newark, Irvington, and the Oranges decide to bar travel between towns

NEWARK, N.J. – Can municipalities criminalize travel between towns? The mayors of Newark, East Orange, Orange, and Irvington say that’s their plan; they’ve coordinated on a “lockdown” designed to prevent residents from moving between their towns. It’s the latest example of Read More

UPDATE #2: Monmouth prosecutor, sheriff block release of 14 of 22 dangerous inmates

Updated: 12:25 p.m. 4/1/20 FREEHOLD, N.J. – 22 prisoners. One of them – a Megan’s Law violator – murdered a 16-year-old girl decades ago. Another compelled his own 7-year-old daughter to perform oral sex… on him. Two others are convicted Read More

Monmouth Sheriff questions state’s coronavirus-driven decision to release dangerous prisoners

FREEHOLD, N.J. – New Jersey released hundreds of prisoners this week in a purported attempt to prevent a COVID-19 outbreak inside the state corrections system. At least one county sheriff spoke up to question the move. – “Unacceptable,” said the Read More

Angry Murphy instructs New Jerseyans to rat out fellow residents defying his executive order

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy sees little or no chance of an easing up on his draconian, slapdash “stay at home” restrictions by Easter, the date by which President Trump said this week he would like to see Read More