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New Jersey among the states with most lenient drunk driving laws

According to a report, New Jersey is among the states with the most lenient drunk driving and enforcement laws. A report released by the WalleyHub, which is a personal finance website, showed that drunk driving has resulted in more than 1 million arrests, almost 10,000 individuals die and the economic damage that occurs every year is almost $40 billion. The report is released with the name of 2016’s Strictest & Most Lenient States on DUI. The enforcement rules were analyzed… Read More

35-Year-Old School Bus Driver Sentenced To Probation For Raping Teenage Girl

35-year-old Alexander Rodriguez has been sentenced to only serve probation after he pleaded guilty to raping a 15-year-old student. The crime was committed in March of the previous year. On Friday, Rodriguez was sentenced to a four-year suspended sentence and 10 years probation. When the judge inquired about no prime time, the attorney representing Rodriguez replied that he had already served 100 days. The father of the teenager said, “We were immediately turned off by the fact that there was… Read More

33-Year-Old Woman Who Killed NJ Minister Gets At Least 8 Years In Prison

On 31st of May, Amy Dell was convicted of aggravated vehicular homicide in relation to the wrong-way crash that left a New Jersey ordained minister, Bruce Ham, dead. She was sentenced to 8 1/3 to 25 years in state prison on Monday. The 33-year-old woman killed 58-year-old Bruce Ham on 8th of May 2015 while driving under the influence of alcohol on an upstate New York highway. She has been sentenced to at least 8 years in prison. According to… Read More

Officer Jesse Schwartz Honored For Most Drunk-Driving Arrests In County

BOUND BROOK – Officer Jesse Schwartz has been honored for his great service in taking most drivers driving under the influence into custody in Somerset County. In a news release, borough police Capt. Kevin Rivenbark stated that Officer Jesse Schwartz was listed as the 2015 Mothers Against Drunk Driving Top Gun for Somerset County during the MADD Breakfast on Thursday at Rutgers University. It was mentioned in the release that Schwartz took 63 drunk drivers into custody in the previous… Read More

New Jersey police officer arrested in Hazleton for alleged driving under the influence

HAZLETON – 45-year-old William F. McCarthy III, a police officer from New Jersey, has been taken into custody and sent to the Luzerne County jail as he got behind the wheel intoxicated and crashed into multiple vehicles in Hazleton. Multiple witnesses called the police and reported that an erratic driver was striking parked vehicles throughout the city. 2 of the vehicles were travelling when they were struck, said the police. The cops pulled over the silver Nissan Armada in the… Read More

Crime In New Jersey On The Decline

TRENTON – It is shown by the newest crime count report released by state law enforcement that the crime rate in New Jersey is reducing. In 2014, the number of crimes that were reported was 178,066 and all of them are mentioned in the most recent Uniform Crime Report. It is found by the report that the crime rate in New Jersey reduced between 2013 and 2014. Data gathered for the previous year showed reduction as well. The reduction in… Read More

Data Shows A Drop In Crime Rate In New Jersey In 2014

TRENTON – Official statistics released on Friday showed that the rate of violent crime reduced 10 percent in New Jersey in one year, from 2013 to 2014. The rate of violent crimes was 25,452 in the year 2013 which reduced to 23,004 in the year 2014, as shown by the state’s Uniform Crime Report. The 200-page report showed that the crime rate reduced 8 percent in one year. Sex crime is the only category of crime with high rate, as… Read More

AAA Says No Science Behind Marijuana Tests And Driving Laws

WASHINGTON – According to a study carried out by the nation’s largest automobile club, six states that allow marijuana are using legal tests that have no scientific basis. The club carrying out the study also called for scrapping those laws. The study, which was commissioned by AAA’s safety foundation, said that it’s not possible to set a blood-test threshold for THC to reliably determine impairment. THC is the compound in marijuana that makes people high. However, the laws in five… Read More

New Jersey Man Sought In Deadly Motel Shooting Captured In Georgia

CAMDEN, N.J. – 21-year-old Kevin Fentress, who was wanted by the police for a deadly shooting that happened at a New Jersey motel, has been taken into custody in Georgia. Fentress was charged for the murder of a 17-year-old Camden boy. A 20-year-old Willingboro man was injured in the shooting in Cherry Hill that happened on 28th of February. Fentress is now awaiting extradition back to New Jersey, but it’s not yet confirmed when that will happen, according to Camden… Read More

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 into custody last year after she drove her motor vehicle into an auto repair shop. The incident happened on the 7th of November when she… Read More