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Jerry DeMarco

Senior Content Editor jdemarco@dailyvoice.com

Born in Newark and raised in Hudson County, Jerry DeMarco is a 38-year veteran of the news industry and a renowned breaking news reporter. He has covered local, county and state police, as well as the FBI, ATF and other federal agencies.

DeMarco joined Daily Voice in 2015 after six years running Cliffview Pilot, one of the nation's few independent breaking news sites. As an independent publisher, he helped establish Local Independent Online News, a national trade organization.

Prior to launching his own site, DeMarco served as a reporter for the Bergen Record, Stamford Advocate, Rockland Journal News, News Tribune, and Trenton Times.

DeMarco has won national recognition for his investigative work, including Clarion, Heywood Broun and Deadline Club awards. He's changed public policy and managed several major projects -- including one that helped put a corrupt public official in federal prison and another that forced a sitting New Jersey attorney general from office for her participation in a Bergen County traffic stop involving her boyfriend.

DeMarco regularly lectures at a graduate course in media relations at Fairleigh Dickinson University and previously was an adjunct professor at Lehman College in the Bronx. 

He has a Bachelor's Degree in English from St. Peter's University in Jersey City.

Jerry DeMarco's Contributions

  1. NJ Car Thief Admits Selling Stolen Vehicles On Craigslist, Offerup

    NJ Car Thief Admits Selling Stolen Vehicles On Craigslist, Offerup

    A Belleville man told a federal judge on Thursday that he advertised vehicles for sale on Craigslist and Offerup, then went out and stole them.Eric Morgan, 34, said he photographed particular vehicles and attached a GPS tracker to develop the owner’s “pattern-of-life,” Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig said.“The target vehicle was then listed for sale on an internet-based ...

  2. Franklin Lakes College Student Charged With Trafficking Child Porn

    Franklin Lakes College Student Charged With Trafficking Child Porn

    A college student from Franklin Lakes was arrested Thursday and charged with trafficking child porn.Nicholas DeMarco, 22, was booked into the Bergen County Jail after being charged with distributing child pornography following a raid on his Ashmont Road home, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said.Detectives from his Cyber Crimes Unit obtained a warrant as part of a months-long ...

  3. Police: Out-Of-State Dealer Caught At Mom's Paterson Apartment With Guns, Mags, Ammo, Drugs

    Police: Out-Of-State Dealer Caught At Mom's Paterson Apartment With Guns, Mags, Ammo, Drugs

    An out-of-state man who was selling drugs outside his mother's Paterson apartment was nabbed with two handguns, high-capacity magazines, hollow-point bullets and 60 heroin folds, authorities said.Artavius Howard, 22, of Little Rock had been free pending trial last month following an arrest out of Mercer County when city detectives watched him sell to walk-up buyers outside a Governor ...

  4. Wallington Man, 27, Charged With Assaulting Elmwood Park Police After Threatening GF, 40

    Wallington Man, 27, Charged With Assaulting Elmwood Park Police After Threatening GF, 40

    A drunken Wallington man fought with and spit on police who responded to a fight between him and his girlfriend outside the Domino’s in Elmwood Park, authorities said.A witness told police that Max Zaccone, 27, threatened to hit the 40-year-old Wyckoff woman with a bottle as she lay prone on the ground in front of the Market Street eatery shortly before 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Police Chief ...

  5. Trucker Gets 4 Years In Hit-Run Death Of Teaneck Woman, 21, Near GWB

    Trucker Gets 4 Years In Hit-Run Death Of Teaneck Woman, 21, Near GWB

    A Florida trucker was sentenced to a plea-bargained four years in state prison for fleeing a tractor-trailer crash that killed a 21-year-old Teaneck native on Route 95 in Fort Lee last year.Joel Lasanta, 39, was captured by New Jersey State Police two days after the June 4, 2020 crash, authorities said at the time.Jada Smith had been headed back to Teaneck from Brooklyn with fellow ...

  6. Fair Lawn Husband Charged In Case Of 2-Year-Old Who Swallowed Drugs

    Fair Lawn Husband Charged In Case Of 2-Year-Old Who Swallowed Drugs

    A Fair Lawn man was jailed after a 2-year-old child swallowed illegal drugs at an apartment he shares with the toddler’s mother, authorities said Thursday.Authorities had already charged his wife, Mariel DeVargas, 23, of Langan Court, before arresting Ramon Vargas, 48, on child endangerment charges.It began when the then-unresponsive child was brought to Hackensack University Medical ...

  7. Passenger, 72, Critical, Driver, 70, Hurt Following Crash On Hudson Waterfront In Edgewater

    Passenger, 72, Critical, Driver, 70, Hurt Following Crash On Hudson Waterfront In Edgewater

    UPDATE: A crash Wednesday afternoon in Edgewater critically injured a 70-year-old passenger and also sent her 72-year-old driver to the hospital, authorities said.The severity of life-threatening injuries to the passenger brought the Bergen County Prosecutor's Fatal Accident Investigations Unit, along with borough police, firefighters and EMS. The women, both from Cliffside Park, were ...

  8. Fatal Accident Investigators Respond To Crash On Busy Road Along Hudson River

    Fatal Accident Investigators Respond To Crash On Busy Road Along Hudson River

    UPDATE: A crash Wednesday afternoon in Edgewater critically injured a 70-year-old passenger and also sent her 72-year-old driver to the hospital, authorities said.The severity of life-threatening injuries to the passenger brought the Bergen County Prosecutor's Fatal Accident Investigations Unit, along with borough police, firefighters and EMS.The women, both from Cliffside Park, ...

  9. Feds: Unregistered Firearms, Fake FBI, DEA Badges Found In Raid Of Rockland Deputy Mayor's Home

    Feds: Unregistered Firearms, Fake FBI, DEA Badges Found In Raid Of Rockland Deputy Mayor's Home

    The deputy mayor of a Rockland County village who's already facing state charges for a trove of unregistered guns found at his home was charged by federal authorities with having a collection of phony badges and ID cards that identify him as working for the FBI, DEA and other law enforcement agencies, records show.Investigators reported a startling discovery when they showed up with a ...

  10. Smoky Blaze Ravages Englewood Home

    Smoky Blaze Ravages Englewood Home

    A firefighter was reportedly injured battling a smoky house blaze Wednesday afternoon in Englewood.The extent of injuries wasn't immediately known after he was transported to the hospital by BLS.Firefighters were met by heavy fire and smoke when they arrived at the noontime fire in the rear of the home on West Hamilton Avenue at Pindle Avenue. They had the bulk of the blaze knocked ...

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