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Morris County Man Gets Eight Years For Sharing 1,000 Child Porn Images: Prosecutor Morris County Man Gets Eight Years For Sharing 1,000 Child Porn Images: Prosecutor
Morris County Man Gets Eight Years For Sharing 1,000 Child Porn Images: Prosecutor A 65-year-old Morris County man was sentenced to eight years in prison on Friday, May 31, after pleading guilty to distributing child pornography, authorities said. John Green, of Washington Township, pleaded guilty in January to possession of child sexual abuse material, Morris County Prosecutor Robert Carroll, Morris County Chief of Detectives Robert McNally, and Washington Township Police Chief Jeffrey Almer said. An investigation into Green began when prosecutors in Hunterdon County identified child sexual abuse material on a BitTorrent site in Morris County, authorities said.…
Motorcyclist Killed In Quakertown Crash, Fire Department Says Motorcyclist Killed In Quakertown Crash, Fire Department Says
Motorcyclist Killed In Quakertown Crash, Fire Department Says Kacy Cook, a 23-year-old Whitestation resident, was killed in a crash in Franklin Township on Sunday, May 26, authorities said. At 11 a.m.,  Quakertown Fire Company, Hunterdon Medical Center Paramedics and Franklin Township Police were dispatched to Croton Road after Cook's motorcycle went off the roadway and struck a pole, the Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office said. We lost my son, Kacy Cook. He died yesterday in a motorcycle accident. He was a good man and a great son and will live in my heart forever. Posted by Brian Cook on Monday, May 27, 2024 Cook was taken to Hun…
Man Gets 25 Years For Sexually Assaulting 11-Year-Old: Hunterdon County Prosecutor Man Gets 25 Years For Sexually Assaulting 11-Year-Old: Hunterdon County Prosecutor
Man Gets 25 Years For Sexually Assaulting 11-Year-Old: Hunterdon County Prosecutor A 43-year-old High Bridge man was recently sentenced to 25 years in state prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl, authorities said. An investigation into Jose Jarquin-Jarquin by the High Bridge Police Department and the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office began after the girl disclosed the sexual assaults to friends and a school counselor, leading to his arrest, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée M. Robeson said.  Jarquin-Jarquin had been found guilty of multiple counts of sexual assault last October, Robeson said.
Hunterdon County Man Busted For Child Pornography: Prosecutor Hunterdon County Man Busted For Child Pornography: Prosecutor
Hunterdon County Man Busted For Child Pornography: Prosecutor A 31-year-old Flemington man was arrested and charged on Wednesday, March 13 with possession of child pornography, authorities said. Police began investigating Francisco Berrones-Garcia following a cyber tip by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office said. Berrones-Garcia was charged with possession of child sexual abuse material, the prosecutor's office said alongside Raritan Township Police Department, and Flemington Borough Police Department. He was lodged at the Warren County Jail and was released onto conditional pretrial m…
Serial Dog Thief Busted Again: Hunterdon County Prosecutor Serial Dog Thief Busted Again: Hunterdon County Prosecutor
Jennifer Goldthwaite Arrest A 45-year-old Alpha woman was arrested and charged on Saturday, March 9, after she tried to steal a dog, authorities said. And this is not her first dog stealing rodeo. Jennifer Goldthwaite entered a residence in Holland Township intending to snatch the pooch, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée M. Robeson said. In 2020, Goldthwaite and a man named Christopher Gordon, 20, of Flemington, were caught after a Pennsylvania dog breeder told police that people were trying to enter his property and possibly steal his French bulldog puppies for sale, as previously reported by Daily Voice. Offic…
Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Vehicle: Raritan PD Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Vehicle: Raritan PD
Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Vehicle: Raritan PD A 64-year-old Flemington resident was fatally struck by a vehicle in Raritan Township on the early morning of Friday, Jan. 26, authorities said. At 5:55 a.m., Raritan Township police along with paramedics responded to Commerce Street and Route 202/31 and found the injured pedestrian, officers said. The man was attempting to cross Route 202/31 when he was struck by an Acura MDX traveling north. The man was taken to Hunterdon Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries, police said. The Raritan Township Police Department and Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office will be investigating, p…
Man, 45, Airlifted After Dousing Hunterdon County Porch Fire Man, 45, Airlifted After Dousing Hunterdon County Porch Fire
Man, 45, Airlifted After Dousing Hunterdon County Porch Fire A 45-year-old Hunterdon County resident was flown to a nearby hospital after dousing a fire on his front porch on Tuesday night, Dec. 12, police said. The blaze broke out at a home on Allerton Road in Clinton around 8:20 p.m., Clinton Township Police said. Officers arrived and found that the man was able to extinguish the flames but had been injured in the process. The man was subsequently flown to Saint Barnabas Medical Center for further treatment. Assisting agencies include the Annandale Hose Company, Clinton Fire Department, South Branch Emergency Service, and the Clinton Township Fire…
Ring Member Admits Snatching $1.5M Worth Of High-End Vehicles In NJ, Rockland, CT, Long Island Ring Member Admits Snatching $1.5M Worth Of High-End Vehicles In NJ, Rockland, CT, Long Island
Ring Member Admits Snatching $1.5M Worth Of High-End Vehicles In NJ, Rockland, CT, Long Island The last of four men caught stealing more than $1.5 million worth of luxury cars in New Jersey, Rockland County, Long Island and Connecticut took a guilty plea on Thursday, federal authorities announced. Like his pals, Malik Baker, 29, of Vauxhall, NJ, took a deal from the government, pleading guilty in federal court in Newark on Oct. 19 to conspiring to transport stolen vehicles in interstate commerce and receiving a stolen vehicle that had crossed state lines after being stolen. U.S. District Judge Esther Salas scheduled Baker's sentencing for March 7, 2024. Baker had remained on the sid…
Attempted Murder For Raritan Arsonist Who Had Victims Yelling For Help On Roof Of Home: Cops Attempted Murder For Raritan Arsonist Who Had Victims Yelling For Help On Roof Of Home: Cops
Attempted Murder For Raritan Arsonist Who Had Victims Yelling For Help On Roof Of Home: Cops A 47-year-old woman has been arrested and charged with starting the fire that left four people on the roof yelling for help this week in Hunterdon County, authorities said. Laura Duran, of Raritan Township, was charged with attempted murder, aggravated arson, arson, and criminal mischief in the Wednesday, Sept. 27 blaze at 127 River Road, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée M. Robeson and Raritan Township Police Chief Alfred Payne said. Arriving officers found two people yelling on the roof of a two-family home just before 10:45 p.m., police said in a news release. "Utilizing their patr…
Raritan House Fire: Victims Yelling On Roof Rescued By Police Raritan House Fire: Victims Yelling On Roof Rescued By Police
Raritan House Fire: Victims Yelling On Roof Rescued By Police Four people were evacuated from a Hunterdon County home that caught fire Wednesday night, Sept. 27, police said. Arriving officers found two people yelling on the roof of a two-family home at 127 River Road in Raritan Township, just before 10:45 p.m., police said in a news release. "Utilizing their patrol vehicle, officers were able to safely assist the two adult residents off of the roof," Raritan Police Chief Alfred Payne said. Responders found flames coming from the second floor of the home, and a total of four people were evacuated, police said. Raritan firefighters put out the blaze,…
Hunterdon County Man Who Filmed Girl Changing Swapped Pics, Videos With Alabama Man: Prosecutor Hunterdon County Man Who Filmed Girl Changing Swapped Pics, Videos With Alabama Man: Prosecutor
Hunterdon County Man Who Filmed Girl Changing Swapped Pics, Videos With Alabama Man: Prosecutor A 49-year-old man previously arrested for taking recordings of a girl trying on clothes in the changing room of a Hunterdon County Kohl's was hit with more charges for exchanging child porn photos and video with an Alabama man, authorities announced. Ron Rothman, of Ringoes, now faces charges for first-degree causing prohibited sexual acts and child endangerment, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée M. Robeson said in a Friday, Sept. 1 release. He was initially charged in July with first-degree child endangerment, two additional counts of child endangerment, and two counts of invasion of priva…
60-Year Sentence For Newton Ex-Con In 'Unspeakably Tragic' Hunterdon County Stabbing 60-Year Sentence For Newton Ex-Con In 'Unspeakably Tragic' Hunterdon County Stabbing
60-Year Sentence For Newton Ex-Con In 'Unspeakably Tragic' Hunterdon County Stabbing A Newton ex-con is heading back to prison — this time, for the deadly stabbing of a 38-year-old woman in Hunterdon County, authorities announced Wednesday, August 23. Brandon E. Petersen, 33, was sentenced Tuesday, August 22 to an aggregate 60-year state prison term subject to the No Early Release Act, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée M. Robeson said. Petersen, who previously spent more than eight years behind bars for stabbing a neighbor during a robbery, will have to serve 85 percent of his sentence (51 years) before he is eligible for parole. The ex-con was found guilty of fi…
Man Filmed Girl Changing At Hunterdon County Kohl's, More Victims Confirmed: Prosecutor Man Filmed Girl Changing At Hunterdon County Kohl's, More Victims Confirmed: Prosecutor
Man Filmed Girl Changing At Hunterdon County Kohl's, More Victims Confirmed: Prosecutor A man previously charged with hiding a recording device in the bathroom of a New York City Airbnb was arrested for taking recordings of a girl trying on clothes in the changing room of a Hunterdon County Kohl's, authorities announced. Ron Rothman, 49, of Ringoes, became the center of an investigation on Friday, March 17 after a girl under age 13 reported a man using a cell phone to record her while she was in the changing room at Kohl's on Route 202 in Raritan Township, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée Robeson said. Further investigation showed the man, identified as Rothman, possessed rec…
Morris County Man Shared Child Porn, Found With More Than 1K Images: Prosecutor Morris County Man Shared Child Porn, Found With More Than 1K Images: Prosecutor
Morris County Man Shared Child Porn, Found With More Than 1K Images: Prosecutor A 65-year-old Morris County man was arrested on child pornography offenses, authorities announced. John Green, of Washington Township, became the center of an investigation when the Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office identified possible child sex abuse materials on a BitTorrent site — a peer-to-peer file sharing network — in Morris County, Morris County First Assistant Prosecutor Maggie Calderwood said. The Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office referred this information to the Morris County Prosecutor’s ICAC Task Force of the Sex Crimes / Child Endangerment Unit. Further investigatio…
Hunterdon County YMCA Camp Counselor Sentenced In Child Sexual Assault Case: Prosecutor Hunterdon County YMCA Camp Counselor Sentenced In Child Sexual Assault Case: Prosecutor
Hunterdon County YMCA Camp Counselor Sentenced In Child Sexual Assault Case: Prosecutor A Hunterdon County camp counselor was sentenced for sexually assaulting three campers and possessing child pornography, authorities said Friday, May 12. Joshua F. Daranijo, 24, of Levittown, PA, was sentenced to concurrent 7-year terms in New Jersey State Prison on three counts of second-degree sexual assault by contact and one count of third-degree child endangerment, as well as to a 5-year term on a count of possession of child sexual abuse material, subject to the No Early Release Act, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée Robeson said. He will also be required to register as a sex offe…
Man Critical After Double-Jeep Crash In Hunterdon County: UPDATE Man Critical After Double-Jeep Crash In Hunterdon County: UPDATE
Man Critical After Double-Jeep Crash In Hunterdon County: Update UPDATE: Two people were hurt and another remained in critical condition after a collision between two Jeeps at a Hunterdon County intersection Monday afternoon, authorities confirmed. The crash occurred at the Route 31 intersection with Regional Road in Clinton Township just before 2:35 p.m., Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée Robeson said in a Tuesday release. A 2008 Jeep Wrangler turning right onto Route 31 southbound from Regional Road collided with a 2012 Jeep Wrangler heading southbound, according to investigators. The 17-year-old female driver of the 2008 Jeep Wrangler and her passen…
3 Hurt, Including Police During Apartment Complex Fire In Hunterdon County: UPDATE 3 Hurt, Including Police During Apartment Complex Fire In Hunterdon County: UPDATE
3 Hurt, Including Police During Apartment Complex Fire In Hunterdon County: Update UPDATE: The victim succumbed to his injuries later on Thursday, officials said. He has been identified as David Sloane, a navy veteran and maintenance/administrative worker for the apartment complex. ------------------------ An unconscious man was airlifted and two police officers were hurt during a Hunterdon County apartment fire that evacuated half a dozen units overnight, authorities said. The Lambertville police and fire departments were called to the blaze at the South Hunterdon Apartments at 181 N. Main Street just before 1:35 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, the City of Lambertville said. …
Cyclist, 50, Struck Dead On Hunterdon County Highway: Police Cyclist, 50, Struck Dead On Hunterdon County Highway: Police
Cyclist, 50, Struck Dead On Hunterdon County Highway: Police A 50-year-old cyclist was fatally struck by a car on Route 31 Wednesday evening, authorities said. Felix Santiago Reyes-Olea, of Flemington, was found unconscious and lying on the northbound side of the highway as Raritan Township Police responded to the crash near New York Avenue around 6:35 p.m., Lt. Scott Nelson said in a press release. He was rushed with a weak pulse to Robert Woods Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick and pronounced dead shortly after. Investigators say Reyes-Olea was riding his bicycle eastbound on New York Avenue, crossed Route 31 southbound, and attempted t…
Hunterdon County Pair Found With 9 Guns, Thousands In Meth, LSD, Shrooms During K9 Raid: NJSP Hunterdon County Pair Found With 9 Guns, Thousands In Meth, LSD, Shrooms During K9 Raid: NJSP
Hunterdon County Pair Found With 9 Guns, Thousands In Meth, LSD, Shrooms During K9 Raid: Njsp Two accused Hunterdon County narcotics dealers were slapped with drug and weapons charges after a two-month investigation led to the discovery of nine firearms and thousands in meth, LSD, and other drugs, state police said. Bradley Walsh, 50, and Kathleen Grabowski, 47, of Union Township, were identified as suspected narcotics dealers following an investigation launched in October by the Strategic Investigations Unit-North, New Jersey State Police said Wednesday. A search warrant carried out on their home and vehicle by the prosecutor's office and state police K9 Unit on Tuesday, Nov. 22 al…
18 Nabbed In Massive Hunterdon County Meth, Heroin, Cocaine, Suboxone Bust: Prosecutor 18 Nabbed In Massive Hunterdon County Meth, Heroin, Cocaine, Suboxone Bust: Prosecutor
18 Nabbed In Massive Hunterdon County Meth, Heroin, Cocaine, Suboxone Bust: Prosecutor Eighteen people were arrested and charged as part of a several-month investigation into the distribution of meth, heroin, cocaine, and suboxone in Hunterdon County, authorities announced on Monday, Sept. 19. The investigation was launched by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office with assistance from the Clinton Township Police Department Investigative Division after numerous complaints were received regarding narcotic activity along Route 22 in Clinton Township, Prosecutor Renée Robeson said. The following suspects were arrested and charged as part of the investigation, Robeson said: L…
Hunterdon County Camp Counselor From PA Sexually Assaulted 3 Campers, Prosecutor Says Hunterdon County Camp Counselor From PA Sexually Assaulted 3 Campers, Prosecutor Says
Hunterdon County Camp Counselor From PA Sexually Assaulted 3 Campers, Prosecutor Says A Pennsylvania man working as a camp counselor in Hunterdon County was charged for sexually assaulting three campers, authorities said. Joshua F. Daranijo, 24, of Levittown, was charged with three counts each of sexual assault by contact and child endangerment, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée M. Robeson said in a release on Thursday, August 18. Daranijo is accused of sexually assaulting three children while working as a counselor at Camp Bernie in Lebanon Township, Robeson said. Daranijo was being held in the Warren County Jail pending his first court appearance. The investigation is on…
$2.5K Cash Reward For Clues After 11 Pride Flags Damaged, Stolen In Hunterdon County $2.5K Cash Reward For Clues After 11 Pride Flags Damaged, Stolen In Hunterdon County
$2.5K Cash Reward For Clues After 11 Pride Flags Damaged, Stolen In Hunterdon County Authorities are offering a hefty cash reward for clues leading to an arrest after 11 pride flags were reported stolen or damaged in Hunterdon County. The LGBTQ+ pride flags were stolen from homes throughout Frenchtown Borough between Sunday, August 7, and Monday, August 8, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée M. Robeson said. The incidents seem primarily isolated between 4th through 6th Streets, according to a post on the borough’s Facebook page. Update Acts of Vandalism in Frenchtown Borough -- UPDATED 8/10/22 The Hunterdon County CrimeStoppers are offering a... Posted by Frenchtown Bo…
One Dead, 2 More Hurt As Car Carrier Runs Red Light, Hits Van At Hunterdon County Intersection One Dead, 2 More Hurt As Car Carrier Runs Red Light, Hits Van At Hunterdon County Intersection
One Dead, 2 More Hurt As Car Carrier Runs Red Light, Hits Van At Hunterdon County Intersection A 77-year-old driver was killed and two others were hospitalized after a car-carrying trailer ran a red light and slammed into two other vehicles at a Hunterdon County intersection, authorities said. An open multiple car carrier trailer was heading northbound on Route 202 near Dory Dilts Road in Raritan Township when it failed to stop at the red light, striking a westbound Nissan Altima and a Nissan commercial van as they crossed through the intersection just after 2:30 p.m. on Monday, August 8, Police Lt. Scott Nelson said in a release. The Altima driver, John Monahan, 77, of Three Bridge…
Hunterdon County Man Sexually Assaulted 13-Year-Old: Prosecutor Hunterdon County Man Sexually Assaulted 13-Year-Old: Prosecutor
Hunterdon County Man Sexually Assaulted 13-Year-Old: Prosecutor A Hunterdon County man was charged after sexually assaulting a 13-year-old, authorities said. Wayne S. Stangil Jr., of Ringoes, was charged with criminal sexual contact and child endangerment on Friday, July 8, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée M. Robeson said in a press release on Thursday, July 14. Stangil, 23, is accused of engaging in criminal sexual contact with the 13-year-old victim, who was allegedly known to him previously, Robeson said. Additional details were not released. Assisting agencies include the Prosecutor’s Office’s Special Victims Unit and the Lambertville City Police…
15-Year-Old Boy Airlifted In Route 202 Crash 15-Year-Old Boy Airlifted In Route 202 Crash
15-Year-Old Boy Airlifted In Route 202 Crash A 15-year-old boy was flown to the hospital after being struck by a car on Route 202, authorities said. He was struck around 2:25 a.m. at the Reaville Road intersection in Flemington, the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office said. He was taken to Morristown Medical Center for treatment and the crash remains under investigation.
Dozens Of Neglected, Dead Animals Found At NJ Rescue Group, Owner Slapped With Cruelty Charges Dozens Of Neglected, Dead Animals Found At NJ Rescue Group, Owner Slapped With Cruelty Charges
Dozens Of Neglected, Dead Animals Found At NJ Rescue Group, Owner Slapped With Cruelty Charges Dozens of neglected and dead animals were found at a New Jersey rescue group as the owner was slapped with cruelty charges and other weapons and drug offenses, authorities announced. Michael B. Featherston, the owner of a 501 c3 nonprofit corporation called Rooster’s Rescue Foundation, Inc. in Flemington, was charged with animal cruelty for failure to provide necessary care, as well as drug possession, unlawful possession of an assault rifle, purchasing firearm parts to manufacture a firearm without a serial number, and other weapons offenses on Thursday, May 26, Hunterdon County Prosecutor …
SEEN HIM? $500 Reward For Info Leading To Arrest Of Hunterdon County ‘Fugitive Of The Week' SEEN HIM? $500 Reward For Info Leading To Arrest Of Hunterdon County ‘Fugitive Of The Week'
Seen HIM? $500 Reward For Info Leading To Arrest Of Hunterdon County ‘Fugitive Of The Week' The Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office and CrimeStoppers are offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the local “fugitive of the week” for Tuesday, March 22. A warrant with nationwide extradition has been issued for the arrest of Matthew Shrewsbury, 37, who failed to comply with the conditions of the court after previously becoming combative with staff at Hunterdon Medical Center, DailyVoice.com reported. Shrewsbury is 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs between 150 and 175 pounds, and has blue eyes and long brown hair, authorities said. Shrewsbury is known to …
Flemington Man Sexually Assaulted Child For Months, Police Say Flemington Man Sexually Assaulted Child For Months, Police Say
Flemington Man Sexually Assaulted Child For Months, Police Say A 19-year-old Flemington man was arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting a child for months, authorities announced Monday. The man — whose name was not released to protect the identity of the victim — was arrested Wednesday, Feb. 9 and charged with first-degree aggravated sexual assault, second-degree sexual assault, and endangering the welfare of a child, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée M. Robeson said. The man was a family member who assaulted the child “for months,” Robeson said. He was being held at the Warren County Jail pending an initial court appearance. Assisting agencies …
Allentown Man Gets 3 Years State Prison For Hunterdon County Bank Robbery Allentown Man Gets 3 Years State Prison For Hunterdon County Bank Robbery
Allentown Man Gets 3 Years State Prison For Hunterdon County Bank Robbery An Allentown man was sentenced to three years in New Jersey state prison for his role in a Hunterdon County bank robbery, authorities announced. Felix Gil, 31, passed a note demanding money to a teller at TD Bank in Readington Township and fled with $500 in cash on June 30, 2021, DailyVoice.com reported. Gil plead guilty to third-degree theft on Nov. 19, 2021, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée Robeson said. In addition to a three-year state prison sentence, Gil is forbidden to have contact with the victims, authorities said. He must also avoid the scene of the crime and pay restitution up…
Central Jersey EMT Who Secretly Recorded People In Bathrooms For Years Gets 3 Months Jail Time Central Jersey EMT Who Secretly Recorded People In Bathrooms For Years Gets 3 Months Jail Time
Central Jersey EMT Who Secretly Recorded People In Bathrooms For Years Gets 3 Months Jail Time A Central Jersey EMT who admitted secretly recording people in rescue squad bathrooms for years was sentenced to three months in county jail, authorities said Tuesday. Douglas B. Gimson, 32, pleaded guilty to three counts of third-degree invasion of privacy on Sept. 17, 2020 and faces 90 days in county jail and three years of probation, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée Robeson said. Gimson, formerly a member of both the Flemington-Raritan and Lambertville-New Hope rescue squads, recorded people in the restrooms of the squads' facilities in Lambertville from November 2016 through May 2…
Pedestrian Airlifted After Being Struck By Car In Hunterdon County: Police Pedestrian Airlifted After Being Struck By Car In Hunterdon County: Police
Pedestrian Airlifted After Being Struck By Car In Hunterdon County: Police A pedestrian was airlifted with serious injuries after being struck by a car in Hunterdon County, authorities said. The pedestrian, whose ID was not released, was struck on Case Boulevard in Flemington around 5:25 p.m. Friday, Raritan Township police said in a release. The victim was airlifted via Northstar to Robert Woods Johnson University Hospital for treatment of serious injuries, police said. The accident remained under investigation by the Raritan Township Police Department and the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office.