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Category Archives: Weapons Offenses

Disorderly Conduct Charges Union County NJ

Disorderly conduct is one of the most common crimes charged by police and covers a wide variety of situations that range from fighting to lewd and offensive language.  Depending on the offense, penalties for disorderly conduct can range from fines to time in jail. Though many view crimes such as domestic violence, drug offenses, and… Continue Reading

What Can I Do if a Friend or Family Member is Arrested?

Being arrested in Union County, Linden, Westfield, Scotch Plains or anywhere can be a scary experience not only for the one being arrested, but for their family as well.  Being arrested can leave the family feeling frightened, confused and wondering what to do next. Given that most of us are not accustomed to dealing with… Continue Reading

High School Basketball Star Meets Tragic End

Keywon Savage is a local Union County legend.  Not only did this 6 foot 3 inch Newark New Jersey born-man have some truly epic high-school basketball performances, he was also an extremely talented student.  Teachers, coaches, friends, and acquaintances all expected Savage to achieve great things.  Sadly, a string of poor decisions and unfortunate circumstances… Continue Reading

Plainfield Residents Arrested on Drugs and Weapons Charges

Multiple Plainfield residents were arrested this weekend on drug and weapons charges after the completion of two on going investigations. Authorities announced that Plainfeild resident Donte Thompson was the subject of an ongoing investigation that ultimately resulted in the raiding of his Clinton Avenue residency on Saturday. During the weekend raid, police confiscated the following… Continue Reading

NJ Supreme Court Will Decide Whether Police Can Deny Records Requests in Criminal Cases

The NJ Supreme Court is set to decide an important question this year: How much discretion should local police departments be given when it comes to deciding whether to release documents under New Jersey public records laws? The case, North Jersey Media Group v. Lyndhurst, stems from a police shooting in Bergen County, NJ. A… Continue Reading

“Portal to Hell” Trial Ends with Union Township Man Being Convicted of Attempted Murder

The so-called “Portal to Hell” trial concluded with a Union Township man being convicted on two counts of attempted murder. The case generated a great deal of media attention and garnered national news headlines because the defendant claimed he committed the violent assault as part of a religious mission. The brutal attack occurred in January… Continue Reading

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