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10 Factors That Could Lead to Increased DWI Penalties

New Jersey's DWI penalties are harsh. If you're caught driving drunk in the Garden State, at the very least you'll lose your license for three months, pay a $250 fine, and spend 12+ hours in an Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC). That's for your first offense. If warranted, the judge may also be able to assess other [...]

By |2018-08-14T17:07:29+00:00August 14th, 2018|blog, DWI|Comments Off on 10 Factors That Could Lead to Increased DWI Penalties

Is Refusing Breath Tests in New Jersey a Good Idea?

Under the legal concept of “implied consent,” refusing breath tests requested by a police officer is a serious offense in New Jersey. Because drunk drivers cause more than 50% of all car accidents, the state has passed legislation specifying that you agree (intentionally or not) to such tests the moment you pull onto any road in the [...]

By |2018-07-24T21:37:22+00:00July 11th, 2018|blog|Comments Off on Is Refusing Breath Tests in New Jersey a Good Idea?

What’s the Difference Between Sexual Misconduct, Harassment, and Assault?

Recent allegations of “sexual misconduct” of high-profile men have led to social movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp. But it’s also caused confusion as to what that vague term means. Does sexual misconduct constitute a criminal act, a violation of civil law, or just offensive conduct that fails to trigger any legal consequences? What Is Sexual Misconduct? The [...]

By |2018-07-24T21:34:33+00:00March 19th, 2018|blog|Comments Off on What’s the Difference Between Sexual Misconduct, Harassment, and Assault?

Nineteen Members Of The Lucchese Crime Family Indicted Wednesday In Large-Scale Mob Murder Bust

Federal indictment from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York showed that 19 members of the Lucchese crime family were indicted on Wednesday. They will face charges for multiple crimes. 51-year-old Brian Vaughan, 65-year-old Carmine Garcia, 81-year-old Matthew Madonna and 81-year-old Joseph DiNapoli are the 4 individuals who were included in [...]

By |2017-06-12T08:56:50+00:00June 12th, 2017|blog|Comments Off on Nineteen Members Of The Lucchese Crime Family Indicted Wednesday In Large-Scale Mob Murder Bust

NJ’s 100 Safest Towns In 2017: Is Your Community On The List?

There are people who may want to know what factors are considered to add a town in the list of safe towns by the security industry advisor and it is possible that their views are different from those who think they know what makes a town safe. Some people may be surprised to know what [...]

By |2017-05-29T05:44:16+00:00May 29th, 2017|blog|Comments Off on NJ’s 100 Safest Towns In 2017: Is Your Community On The List?

Crime Decreasing In New Jersey Says Annual Public Safety Report

The state's overall crime rate reduced by 5% in one year starting from 2014 to 2015, as shown by the New Jersey Department of Public Safety's latest Uniform Crime Report, which is an annual review of crime statistics. Crimes committed during the time period from 1st of January 2015 to 31st of December 2015 were [...]

By |2017-05-18T06:11:07+00:00May 18th, 2017|blog|Comments Off on Crime Decreasing In New Jersey Says Annual Public Safety Report

Sex Offender Accused Of Assaulting Girl In Westville, New Jersey

WESTVILLE, N.J. - A convicted sex offender, 42-year-old Gabriel Torres and his girlfriend, 51-year-old Mary Giannone, are involved in committing a heinous crime against a child in Gloucester County, New Jersey. The crime was committed between the time period of October 2015 and December 2016 on the dead-end street off Route 47 in the Westville [...]

By |2017-05-02T05:26:19+00:00May 2nd, 2017|blog|Comments Off on Sex Offender Accused Of Assaulting Girl In Westville, New Jersey

73-Year-Old Henderson Man Gets Prison For Plotting To Kill Crime Rival

NEWARK, N.J. - 73-year-old Charles Stango, who is a member of the New Jersey crime family and a suspect of the creator of model for HBO's "The Sopranos," is in prison for making a plan for murdering an organized crime rival. He pleaded no contest in the month of December for using a telephone to [...]

By |2017-04-17T06:55:22+00:00April 17th, 2017|blog|Comments Off on 73-Year-Old Henderson Man Gets Prison For Plotting To Kill Crime Rival

Mother And 6-Year-Old Son Stabbed To Death Inside New Jersey Apartment

On Thursday, Sasikala Narra and her child named Hanish were found dead by her husband as they were stabbed several times in their southern New Jersey apartment. According to the authorities, the incident was a hate crime as the family was targeted due to their Indian heritage. The neighbors told that the husband kept screaming, [...]

By |2017-04-06T06:28:06+00:00April 6th, 2017|blog|Comments Off on Mother And 6-Year-Old Son Stabbed To Death Inside New Jersey Apartment

New Jersey Week In Crime – 10 March

According to the authorities, the mayor of Paterson and 3 of his public works supervisors were indicted on old school public corruption charge. A motorist was riding while intoxicated and caused an accident, which left a 34-year-old woman dead who was waiting at a bus stop in Verona. The 4 individuals involved in 2 different [...]

By |2017-03-17T10:28:29+00:00March 17th, 2017|blog|Comments Off on New Jersey Week In Crime – 10 March