MAIL-ORDER METH: NJ Man Who Shipped 100 Pounds Gets 14+ Years In Fed Pen MAIL-ORDER METH: NJ Man Who Shipped 100 Pounds Gets 14+ Years In Fed Pen
Mail-order Meth: NJ Man Who Shipped 100 Pounds Gets 14+ Years In Fed Pen A New Jersey man who shipped more than 100 pounds of crystal meth for sale cross-country through the U.S. mail was sentenced to more than 14 years in federal prison as part of a plea deal. Michael Venditti, 39, of Camden, was arrested during a controlled delivery of a package in September 2021. It had been intercepted on its way from Calexico, a Southern California town at the Mexican border, federal authorities said. Inspectors got a warrant to open the package after a drug-detection dog reacted to its arrival at a South Jersey postal facility, they said. Inspectors swapped some of the m…
GOTCHA! Fleeing Driver Who Hit Teaneck Woman, 18, On Sidewalk Turns Out To Be Repeat Offender GOTCHA! Fleeing Driver Who Hit Teaneck Woman, 18, On Sidewalk Turns Out To Be Repeat Offender
Gotcha! Fleeing Driver Who Hit Teaneck Woman, 18, On Sidewalk Turns Out To Be Repeat Offender 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A motorist who struck and injured an 18-year-old Teaneck woman when he drove onto the sidewalk to avoid police turned out to be a violent ex-con, authorities said. Michael Anthony Hammond, 32, of Paterson has a violent criminal history that stretches back well over a decade. He'd been arrested in Passaic County this past March on charges of choking a victim and endangering a child, but was released by a judge the very same day, records show. A little over two weeks later, on April 16, Teaneck Police Officer Kyle Rosen stopped Hammond on Palisade Avenue near Votee Park for several …
HERO: Civilian Rescues Woman From Serial Groper Who Tried To Drag Her Behind Garfield Church HERO: Civilian Rescues Woman From Serial Groper Who Tried To Drag Her Behind Garfield Church
Hero: Civilian Rescues Woman From Serial Groper Who Tried To Drag Her Behind Garfield Church UPDATE: A serial groper who was captured by a SWAT team after a civilian stopped him from dragging a woman behind a church in Garfield earlier this month had been stalking the victim at least since April, authorities said. Garfield police have surveillance video of Michael Hernandez, 25, following, running up and grabbing the woman outside Praise Assembly church at the corner of Main Street and Banta Avenue shortly after 12 noon May 8, investigators said. Grabbing her by her neck and backpack, Hernandez tries to drag the woman behind the church, they said. But a good Samaritan comes to her…
$6.25M Home In NJ's Most Expensive Zip Code Comes With Pool, Indoor Cabana (PHOTOS) $6.25M Home In NJ's Most Expensive Zip Code Comes With Pool, Indoor Cabana (PHOTOS)
$6.25M Home In NJ's Most Expensive Zip Code Comes With Pool, Indoor Cabana (Photos) A 16,000-square-foot home in New Jersey's most expensive zip code is on the market for $6.25 million. Built in 2000, the home at 67 Robin Ln., in Alpine has 8 bedrooms, 8 full bathrooms, 3 partial bathrooms, and sits on 1.93 acres, according the listing by Sotheby's International Realty. The listing agents are Dennis and Dolores McCormack. Jump The Colonial stone manor also features six, large reception rooms with high ceilings, and a kitchen that opens to a stone terrace, leading to a covered loggia, the listing reads. Inside the primary bedroom, cozy up to a fireplace and find an onyx …
Darius Rucker Appearing In North Jersey Darius Rucker Appearing In North Jersey
Darius Rucker Appearing In North Jersey Hootie is coming to town. Darius Rucker, the lead singer and guitarist in Hootie and the Blowfish, is hosting a signing of his new memoir "Life's Too Short" at Bookends in Ridgewood on Monday, May 27 at 10 a.m.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Darius Rucker (@dariusrucker) The memoir discusses the formation of Hootie and the Blowfish, which went from a band playing frat houses and dive bars to becoming one of the biggest bands of the 1990s, known for their hit song "Only Wanna Be With You," according to a synopsis. Rucker al…
Body Pulled From NJ River ID'd As Woman Who Vanished 14 Years Ago, Family Says Body Pulled From NJ River ID'd As Woman Who Vanished 14 Years Ago, Family Says
Body Pulled From NJ River ID'd As Woman Who Vanished 14 Years Ago, Family Says The family of a New Jersey woman who disappeared finally has some closure. The body recovered along with three cars from the Cooper River in Pennsauken last week has been identified by her daughter as Bernadine Gunner, who went missing in July 2010. AFTER 13 LONG YEARS WE HAVE CLOSURE, MY MOM WAS FOUND 💔😢. SIP MOM I DON’T EVEN KNOW HOW TO FEEL RIGHT NOW…... Posted by Julia Young on Thursday, May 16, 2024 In a Facebook post shared Saturday, May 18, Julia Young says United Search Corps was behind the recovery operation in Pennsauken on Thursday, May 16, in which dive teams …
Parents Fighting To Save North Jersey Catholic School Slated For Closure After 65 Years Parents Fighting To Save North Jersey Catholic School Slated For Closure After 65 Years
Parents Fighting To Save North Jersey Catholic School Slated For Closure After 65 Years After nearly 65 years, the Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Wayne is closing its doors. But many of its families refuse to accept its fate, and are fighting to keep the school that has provided love and nurture to their children alive. "The school didn't need to close, and it didn't need to close in the manner that it did," said Judy Simon, who has three children at IHM, who opined that more could be done from a business and marketing perspective. "I feel that the Diocese of Paterson didn't do anything to stop it." Father Mateusz Jasniewicz shared details about the school's closing …
SEXTORTION: Out-Of-State Fugitive Freed After NJ Senior Looking For Love Loses $20,000 SEXTORTION: Out-Of-State Fugitive Freed After NJ Senior Looking For Love Loses $20,000
Sextortion: Out-Of-State Fugitive Freed After NJ Senior Looking For Love Loses $20,000 A fugitive from Maryland charged with sextorting a New Jersey senior out of $20,000 online after getting him to take compromising selfies was immediately freed by a judge after surrendering to police. Posing as a woman, Ali H. Maman, 59, of Frederick, MD, communicated with an elderly Glen Rock resident through Instagram and WhatsApp, Police Chief Dean Ackermann said. The victim was convinced to share the risqué photos, then was contacted by someone else who demanded a $20,000 bank wire transfer in exchange for not posting them online, Ackermann said. The victim wired the money last July to…
Woman In Teaneck Street Fight Arrested, Victim Douses Her, Several Others With Pepper Spray Woman In Teaneck Street Fight Arrested, Victim Douses Her, Several Others With Pepper Spray
Woman In Teaneck Street Fight Arrested, Victim Douses Her, Several Others With Pepper Spray Teaneck police responding to a street fight between two women arrested one of them and summoned EMS after the other discharged pepper spray, authorities said. Fransheska Liriano-Benitez, 32, of Palisades Park had punched the other woman in the head outside a Palisade Avenue home between Griggs and Sherman avenues shortly before 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18, Police Chief Andrew R. McGurr said. The victim then tried to blast her with pepper spray, which affected Liriano-Benitz and several bystanders, the chief said. Members of the Teaneck Volunteer Ambulance Corps treated Liriano-Benitez and t…
CNN Political Commentator Alice Stewart Found Dead In VA Neighborhood, Network Says CNN Political Commentator Alice Stewart Found Dead In VA Neighborhood, Network Says
CNN Political Commentator Alice Stewart Found Dead In VA Neighborhood, Network Says The body found on a Fairfax County street in a Fairfax County neighborhood has been identified as that of 58-year-old CNN political commentator Alice Stewart, CNN announced. Sources tell Daily Voice that no foul play was suspected and she was believed to have suffered a medical emergency. Stewart, a veteran political commentator at CNN and Emmy Award-winning journalist, was found dead in a Belle View neighborhood early Saturday, May 18, as previously reported by Daily Voice. In a company email, CNN CEO Mark Thompson said Stewart was "a political veteran and an Emmy Award-winning …
George Washington Bridge Climber, Not Protestors, Jams NYC-Bound Traffic For Hours George Washington Bridge Climber, Not Protestors, Jams NYC-Bound Traffic For Hours
George Washington Bridge Climber, Not Protestors, Jams Nyc-bound Traffic For Hours Police expected a protest that would throw the George Washington Bridge into chaos on Saturday and got something else entirely. A 24-year-old climber partially caused massive delays when he started climbing the Manhattan tower's south side shortly before noon May 18. What began as half-hour backups quickly stretched to more than 90 minutes on both levels during one of the busiest times of the average GWB weekend. All eastbound lanes were eventually closed at one point as Port Authority and NYPD emergency services officers with rappelling ropes and other rescue gear eventually got him down …
Modern Opulence: $5.988M Home With Floating Staircase Hits Bergen County Market (PHOTOS) Modern Opulence: $5.988M Home With Floating Staircase Hits Bergen County Market (PHOTOS)
Modern Opulence: $5.988M Home With Floating Staircase Hits Bergen County Market (Photos) A brand-new Bergen County home is on the market for just under $6 million. The home at 247 Glen Pl., in Franklin Lakes was built this year and is complete with 5 bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms. The listing agent is Joshua Baris of Coldwell Banker Realty/NJ Lux. An oversized 6x10-foot door made of pristine glass and iron opens into a foyer replete with floor-to-ceiling windows. Marvel at the 3-story floating staircase embellished with a 28-foot chandelier. An "architectural gem," the home boasts a state-of-the-art, chef-caliber kitchen with numerous islands and waterfall countert…