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Ex-Jersey Shore Man Gets 20 Years, No Parole For Serial Threats Against Police, Judges, Others
A former New Jersey resident with a cockamamie political history must spend the next 20 years in federal prison for threatening to kill police officers, lawyers and judges, among others, in and around Monmouth County.
Eric G. Hafner, 32, formerly of Fair Haven, also made calls and sent messages to state officials while phoning in bogus bomb threats to local and state government offices, a police department, two law firms and the Monmouth Park Racetrack during a two-year terror campaign, federal authorities in Trenton said.
Hafner told newspaper reporters in 2018 that he was on the lam for d…
Update: Paterson Police Officer Indicted For Shooting Unarmed Man In Back As He Ran
"Drop the gun!" a Paterson police officer shouts several times as he chases a fleeing man down a city street.
Suddenly, two shots ring out and Khalif Cooper falls face down in the street.
Officer Jerry Moravek, who fired the shots, handcuffs Cooper, 28, who is heard on a bodycam video telling him, "I don't got no gun."
A grand jury agreed.
Moravek was indicted in Trenton on criminal charges this week for shooting the unarmed Cooper, who was left paralyzed, in June 2022, state Attorney General Matthew Platkin announced on Thursday, Dec. 7.
“Deadly force against a fleeing suspect must be u…
Mystery Solved: NJ Man Killed Woman Then Dumped Her Body, Cops Say
Harrowing details are beginning to surface in the death of a South Jersey woman.
After being charged with second-degree disturbing human remains, 53-year-old Carlos Acevedo, of Camden, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Cathleen McGrath, Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez said.
McGrath, of Haddon Township, was found dead near 8th Street and Atlantic Avenue in Camden City on Nov. 15, at approximately 2 p.m., after having been missing for several weeks.
Philly Folks - my friend’s niece, Cathleen McGrath,…
Video Shows Man Snatching Purse Containing $3,000 In Newark Building
Police in Newark are seeking the man who was captured on surveillance footage stealing a woman's purse, containing $3,000.
It happened around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, as the woman tried to enter her apartment building on 13th Avenue in Newark, police said.
The man can be seen standing idly, before snatching the woman's bag, which contained $2,800 worth of money orders and $200 in cash, police said.
The suspect was described as a Black man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a white cobra snake on the back, with white Yeezy Boost 350 sneakers and carrying a black cross body …
NJ Man Gets Prison Time For Fatal Crash In Stolen Car During Police Chase: Prosecutor
A 21-year-old driver was sentenced to 12 years in New Jersey State Prison for a fatal crash during a police chase, authorities said.
Samuel Villar, of Somerset, was sentenced on Tuesday, Dec. 5 in connection with the November 2022 Old Bridge accident that killed 33-year-old Arturo Tlapa Luna, of Freehold, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Old Bridge Acting Police Chief, Donald F. Fritz, Jr. said.
On Nov. 9, 2022, at about 2:15 a.m. Old Bridge police responded to a crash that occurred during a pursuit by Marlboro Police, near the intersection of Spring Valle…
Arsonist Torches $1,400 Baby Stroller Outside Bayonne Daycare, Then Approaches Police: Cops
A 37-year-old Jersey City woman was charged with arson for setting an expensive baby stroller on fire outside of a Bayonne daycare center, authorities said.
Surveillance footage captured Khaliyah Bordeaux approaching the $1,400 stroller outside of the Lauren Wendroff Early Children's Academy, at 1050 JFK Blvd., around noon on Monday, Dec. 4, Bayonne Police Capt. Eric Amato said in a release.
Bordeaux set the stroller on fire and then fled the scene, police said.
A description of Bordeaux, who was unidentified at the time, was broadcast to all units and a search was conducted…