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Bergen Restaurant Owner, 'Green Book' Actor ID'd As Victim Whose Body Was Found Dumped In Bronx
Bergen County actor and restaurant owner Frank Vallelonga Jr. was identified as the alleged overdose victim whose body was found dumped on a Bronx sidewalk earlier this week, authorities said.
Vallelonga, 60, a longtime Paramus resident more recently of Franklin Lakes, lived in a long shadow cast by his late father, Frank Sr., an actor known for his recurring role on "The Sopranos" -- and whose nickname, "Tony Lip," gave his son's Italian pasta and pizza joint its name.
According to Bronx court reports, a city man loaded the lifeless body into a vehicle owned by Vallelonga's younger brother…
NJ Teacher Re-sentenced For Deadly Shooting Of Angelina Jolie's Former Bodyguard
Virginia Vertetis, infamously known as a “lady killer,” was sentenced to 20 years in New Jersey State Prison on Friday, according to a release by the Morris County police and court documents.
Vertetis, 59, of Mount Olive, NJ, was first investigated following the murder of her boyfriend Patrick Gilhuley, as CBS News reported during her trial in 2018.
Gilhuley, a retired New York Police Department officer and celebrity bodyguard for clients such as Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, was found dead at their home at 2 Apollo Way in Flanders on March 3, 2014 just before 10 p.m.
Vertetis was cha…
FBI: Tipster Dimes Out Tambourine-Shaking Former Nypd Spokeswoman In Capitol Riot
A tambourine-shaking, arms-raising, former NYPD spokeswoman became the latest person charged criminally in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, thanks to yet another anonymous tipster, according to the FBI.
Sara Carpenter, 51, who left the force in 2004, surrendered to the FBI in Queens early Tuesday, federal authorities said.
“Any involvement in the Jan. 6 [riot] is serious conduct,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Josh Hafetz told a judge in Brooklyn during a video-conferenced detention hearing that afternoon.
According to an anonymous tipster, Carpenter told a relative that she’d been tear-gass…
Mahwah Couple: Renting Rapper Clogged Our Toilets, Cut Our Carpets, Ruined Landscaping
A rapper from Bergen County who was busted on gun charges following a shooting at a Teaneck nightclub trashed the home of a Mahwah couple, a lawsuit filed by their insurance company says.
Artist Julius Dubose – better known as A Boogie Wit da Hoodie – clogged and overflowed toilets, cut up carpeting and replaced it with mismatched pieces, among other acts of destruction, when he leased their $3.3 million spread on Finn Court, says the lawsuit filed by Chubb of Philadelphia.
Dr. Lawrence Guarino, who owns the home with his wife, Carol, found “negligent, reckless and careless” damage to …
Paterson Police Getting Body Cams
Paterson police will become the latest New Jersey crime fighters to wear body cameras, authorities said Monday.
Officers will wear the cameras on their uniforms or “outermost garment" during criminal investigations, motor vehicle stops, witness interviews in criminal investigations, searches, civil disorder, use of force and constructive authority, transporting prisoners, making arrests and conducting protective searches for weapons.
Mayor Andre Sayegh said the move, following a directive from state Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal, "will allow for greater transparency in the police depar…