Proposed Law Requires Statewide Police Licensing Program
A new bill proposed by Gov. Murphy would require all law enforcement officers to hold valid, active licenses issued by the Police Training Commission in order to be employed as officers in the State of New Jersey.
Guns For Cash Events, May 14 – 15
Update: 674 weapons collected at 2 Morris County Gun Buy Back Events. The program resulted in the successful surrender of 674 weapons and participants will be reimbursed $104,675. A total of $100,025 was paid out in cash and IOU’s issued for $4,650, the value of 26 firearms.
Green Cove Springs teen arrested for child porn
Ernest Laster, 19, was arrested May 4 in Green Cove Springs on charges of possession of child pornography and transmission of pornography by an electronic device, according to a Clay County Sheriff's Office report.
Middleburg man facing child porn charges had prior conviction for sexual offense
Alvin Bost’s mugshotPhoto: Clay County Sheriff’s Office. Alvin Bost Jr., 49, was arrested May 2 at his home in Middleburg on three charges of possession of child pornography following an investigation that started in Washington state back in October 2020, according to a Clay County arrest warrant.
Thursday in Portland: Multnomah County urges mask wearing amid rise in COVID-19 cases and more
(PORTLAND, Ore.) Hello Portlanders! It's Thursday, May 12 - Here's your daily round up of all the news happening in the City of Roses. 1. Multnomah County health officials recommend masking indoors amid rise in COVID-19 cases.
Florida Begins Week-Long Observance of National Police Week – Honoring and Acknowledging the State’s Law Enforcers
May 11 to May 17 has been designated as National Police Week across the U.S. and Florida will be observing it fully, recognizing the importance of the state's police officers and law enforcers and giving them the acknowledgment and gratitude they are due.
The NJ Youth Justice Task Force Report
A new report from the Youth Task Force provides recommendations for reforming youth criminal justice in New Jersey. “The Task Force, which was created in 2018 when Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 42, consists of over a dozen stakeholders involved in all facets of juvenile justice and is charged with providing recommendations to the legislative and executive branches on strategies for continuing the reform of the state’s youth justice system.” – Office of the Governor.
The Philly Four: Local school goes viral for accidentally handing out thongs to mothers
An employee at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center allegedly embezzled $500,000 from the hospital by creating fake expense reports. The accounting clerk would create fake travel expense logs under the names of three employees and then divert money into his bank accounts, according to federal investigators. He was charged with theft by way of criminal information.
Missing California girl reunited with parents after one year due to a Nevada traffic stop
A teenager who disappeared last summer was finally reunited with her parents over the weekend. At the same time, her stepfather was arrested for her kidnapping. Katuana Nateya, aged 14, was found on April 16, Saturday during a traffic stop in Nevada. The chief of Crescent City Police Department in Northern California, Richard Griffin, revealed that Katuana’s stepfather Santos Flores-Roman, aged 39 years old, had an active arrest warrant against him for abducting the young girl. He has been taken into custody.
Middleburg man arrested for domestic battery on Mother’s Day, deputies say
Alexander Wehrman, 26, was arrested at Plankton Avenue Sunday and charged with domestic battery by strangulation, according to a Clay County Sheriff’s report. Wehrman allegedly spat on the mother of his child and grabbed her around the neck, restricting her ability to breathe, the report said.
8 Indicted Over Paterson Chop Shop, Stripping and Selling Stolen Vehicles
Eight individuals were indicted on 2nd-degree conspiracy and other charges related to the operation of a Paterson “chop shop” that possessed stolen vehicles and stripped them for parts.
Two Arrested After Sexual Assault on Popular Morristown Trail
Two persons-of-interest were detained Thursday afternoon in connection with the assault that took place on the Morristown Traction Line Recreation Trail. On May 6, 2022, a 17-year-old juvenile male and an adult, Lizandro Osorio-Mejia, age 18, were arrested in connection with the above sexual assault. These arrests came within hours of the public release of a composite sketch by the authorities.
Former Loveland cop gets 5 years for forceful arrest woman with dementia
(Loveland, CO.) Former Loveland police officer Austin Hopp accepted a plea deal in March for his role in the June 2020 arrest of a 73-year-old woman with dementia. Hopp was sentenced to 5 years in prison and 3 years of probation.
Rs. 70K fraudulently siphoned out from me online in less than 7 minutes.
Cyber fraud is very common nowadays. Beware of all those who try to cheat you or play as fraudsters. I also have been a victim of the same and am still bearing the brunt. In a very summarised form, the whole thing which happened to me has been jotted down here. It would absorb to read and help you understand what their actual Modus operandi remains?
Hawkins County Recognized at State Star of Life Awards
Hawkins county recipients of Star of Life Awards May 2022JOHN DABBS/Photographer. Local first responders recognized at the State's 2022 Star of Life Awards banquet on May 4 at Rocket Town in Nashville, Tennessee. The responders were recognized along with Taylor Skinner, the survivor of a motor vehicle accident requiring the crews to work together to save the man.
The Philly Four: Fired officer charged with murder in shooting death of young boy
Fired Philadelphia police officer Edsaul Mendoza has been charged with first- and third-degree murder in the shooting death of 12-year-old Thomas Siderio. District Attorney Larry Krasner announced the charges relating to the March 1 shooting on Monday. New details from the shooting reveal that Siderio had allegedly thrown a gun away before he was shot and was on the ground. Krasner said that Siderio may have been surrendering when he got shot.
Deputies pursue Green Cove Springs man attempting to flee
Mugshot of Rory WadePhoto: Clay County Sheriff's Office. Rory Wade, 33, was arrested Sunday and later charged with resisting arrest with violence, possession of fentanyl and possession of drug equipment after a traffic stop on Blanding Boulevard led to a police chase, according to a Clay County Sheriff’s report.
Man Runs Over A Woman With His Car For Taking Photos Of Their Fender Bender
Is it time to talk about mental health yet? Road rage happens every day, but for some reason it's easy for people to write it off as a part of life. But is a bit of road rage normal and just a small hassle, or is it a red flag?