A number of incidents took place in New Jersey last week, details of which are given below:

  • In separate incidents, a man and a woman in South Jersey are facing charges for injuring cops with their motor vehicles. 2 men were charged after being involved in a physical fight with police or sheriff’s officers.
  • A 36-year-old Galloway man drove into the cops during a traffic stop and escaped from the accident spot. The motor vehicle was found at a short distance from where it hit the cops and after a search of the vehicle, officers found heroin in it. The suspect was taken into custody by the police from his apartment complex.
  • Another 36-year-old woman failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with the patrol car which left a Gloucester County police officer with multiple injuries. There were 3 children riding in the motor vehicle with the woman for which she was charged with drunken driving and child endangerment.
  • A 41-year-old Newark man was sentenced to 7 years in state prison as he resisted arrest and didn’t obey the instructions given by Orange police to stay away from his motor vehicle as it was being towed after the crash. He has 5 felony convictions, including one for cocaine and heroin possession related to that incident.
  • A Jersey City resident pleaded guilty to a disorderly conduct charge for his involvement in a physical fight with 2 Essex County sheriff’s officers. The incident happened during the sentencing of a man who killed his brother.
  • A Tom River used car dealer is sentenced to 3 years in jail for not paying the amount of $220,000 in sales tax; the amount had to be paid in 4 years.
  • Another North Jersey man faces possible time in jail for allegedly not cooperating with law enforcement officers. A 27-year-old was shot 2 times while stealing 2 motor vehicles and he sent a state trooper out of a moving motor vehicle. A state grand jury indicted the Newark resident on multiple charges.
  • A 38-year-old Elmwood Park man is accused of the death of 2 men as he provided them heroin. The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office charged him with 2 counts of strict liability for drug induced-death because he was the reason of both deaths.
  • According to authorities, an on-off duty Irvington police officer assisted in taking an Edison bank robber and his accomplice into custody as the sergeant saw a man running out of the bank and into a waiting getaway motor vehicle.

News Source: www.NJ.com