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Philly nun charged with DUI after crashing into NJ building

On Wednesday, Kimberly Miller, a Philadelphia nun, was found guilty and was convicted of DUI charges after Washington Township Municipal Court Judge, Martin Whitcraft, ruled against her argument that she doesn’t remember crashing her motor vehicle into a New Jersey building. Miller was a teacher at Little Flower Catholic School in Philadelphia and was taken...

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Passaic, New Jersey, Man Arrested In Orange County On DWI Charge

36-year-old Juan Martinez of Passaic, New Jersey, was arrested for allegedly driving drunk in Orange County. Martinez was arrested by the New York State Police after they stopped to render aid to a possible disabled vehicle on I-87. Police determined that the driver was intoxicated and he was taken to the Montgomery barracks for processing....

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New Jersey Supreme Court Says ‘Roving Wiretap’ Is OK

The New Jersey Supreme Court disagreed with a Camden drug organization leader Wednesday who challenged evidence obtained from a “roving wiretap” used to keep tabs on suspects using “burner” throw-away phones. The court upheld an Appellate Division decision and rulings unanimously which were passed by a Superior Court judge. The rulings allowed a joint Camden-Philadelphia...

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New Jersey Week In Crime – 19 February

A Central Jersey man is accused of killing his grandparents and a North Jersey woman is charged for killing a 90-year-old man. Both have been taken into custody for killing 3 senior citizens and they are included in the list of individuals either indicted for or sentenced for the involvement in a wide variety of...

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