Tag: arrest

Medicaid fraud amnesty program in wake of Lakewood arrests starts Tuesday

A 90-day state pilot program that allows Ocean County residents who either purposely or inadvertently received unwarranted Medicaid benefits a chance to withdraw from the program and avoid criminal prosecution starts on Tuesday. The program, launched by the Office of Read More

Cops arrest angry taxpayer accused of threatening mayor on Facebook

OCEAN TOWNSHIP — A 75-year-old Monmouth County man angry over a property tax increase threatened on Facebook to burn down the mayor’s house, authorities said. Arthur Morse was arrested and charged with making terroristic threats, Ocean Township police said in Read More

12 more Lakewood residents charged in massive welfare fraud sweep

LAKEWOOD — Twelve more Lakewood residents were charged Thursday as the massive sweep targeting welfare fraud totaling millions of dollars continues to widen, officials said. The defendants are all charged with theft by deception and are accused of misrepresenting income Read More

3 more Lakewood houses raided in multi-million dollar welfare fraud scheme

LAKEWOOD — Authorities raided three houses in Lakewood Tuesday night in a continued effort to crack down on residents who defraud government-assistance programs, according to APP.com. The arrests come on the heels of a massive bust on Monday morning that Read More

Lakewood rabbi, 7 others arrested in raids over alleged welfare fraud, report says

LAKEWOOD — A rabbi, his wife and three other couples were arrested Monday morning in multiple raids by federal and state authorities in a massive welfare fraud investigation, according to a report by the Asbury Park Press. Those arrested included Read More

Paterson mayor, DPW heads charged with public corruption

TRENTON — Paterson Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres and three public works supervisors are facing public corruption charges, authorities said. State Attorney General Christopher Porrino has scheduled a 4 p.m. press conference in Totowa to detail the claims against the mayor Read More

REPORT: Police arrest two men accused of shooting A.C. officer

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Two men accused of shooting an Atlantic City police officer outside of Caesars casino are now in custody. The suspects — 19-year-old Martell Chisholm of Millville and 28-year-old Demetrius Cross of Bridgeton — Read More

#BlackLivesMatter in Trenton until they start asking questions

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog If you missed the arrest of the director of South Jersey National Action Network Steven L. Young during a recess of yesterday’s Atlantic City takeover hearing, Save Jerseyans, then you should consider Read More