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Alleged Child Predators Arrests of 24 Men in “Operation Open House”

Watch Video from NJ OAG - TRENTON, NJ: Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced arrests of 24 alleged child predators in “Operation Open House,” a multi-agency undercover operation targeting men who allegedly were using social media in an attempt to lure underage girls and boys for sexual activity. The underage “children” were, in fact, undercover officers. Most of the defendants were arrested when they arrived at a house in Toms River, , where they allegedly expected to find their…
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GAS DISASTER – 80 Homes Explode / Burn in New England Valley – PSE&G Sends 50 Employees to Aid Columbia Gas

(NEWARK, – September 14, 2018) Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), New Jersey’s largest utility, is sending 45 gas service technicians and 6 gas supervisors to assist Columbia Gas of Massachusetts as they work to ensure the continued safety of area residents in the wake of yesterday’s fires. “Our hearts and thoughts are with the families who are suffering and with all those affected by this tragedy,” said Joe Forline, PSE&G vice president of gas operations. “Safety is the…
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PSE&G Becomes First Utility to Meet Department of Homeland Security Anti-Terrorism Standards

New Jersey Strong. com NEWS - (Aug. 20, 2018 ─ Newark, ) ─ PSE&G is the first public utility in the United States to obtain SAFETY Act liability protections from the Department of Homeland Security for the deployment of physical security measures that are designed to detect, deter and recover from acts of terrorism. The protections cover the PSEG Holistic Security Model, a customized anti-terrorism program that is designed to identify and reduce risks based on comprehensive planning processes and…
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CAPITOL MASS SHOOTING – Indictments Returned in Art All Night Shootings

Trenton, NJ: A Mercer County grand jury returned indictments Thursday charging two Trenton men in connection with the shooting at June’s Art All Night festival in Trenton, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri announced. Amir “Mir” Armstrong, 24, was indicted on one count of second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon and one count of third-degree receiving stolen property. The grand jury also returned a separate six-count indictment charging Davone White, 27, with second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, second-degree possession…
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NJOHSP Pays Tribute to New Jersey Residents Who Lost Their Lives on September 11, 2001

JERSEY CITY, NJ – On September 8, New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) Director Jared Maples will speak at the New Jersey 9/11 Memorial Foundation’s Empty Sky Memorial 5K Run/Walk, along with several municipal, county, State, and federal law enforcement leaders. Director Maples will take part in the 9/11 Memorial Remembrance Ceremony that kicks off the event at approximately 9:30 , followed by the 5K Walk/Run. The course for the 5K starts at the Empty Sky Memorial located…
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What the World Learned on September 11, 2001

Watch The President of the United States – Seventeen years ago, America and the world were forever changed. More than a decade and a half before his election as President, Donald Trump was in New York City the day an unprecedented act of terror unfolded across our country. In 2016, then-candidate Trump recalled what he and other Americans witnessed on September 11, 2001. “When the World Trade Center came down, I saw something that no place on Earth could have handled…
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Candlelight Vigil held for International Overdose Awareness Day

Robbinsville, NJ: The Mercer County Prosecutor's Office, Robbinsville Township, and the Prevention Coalition of Mercer County hold a candlelight vigil for those who lost their lives to Opioid overdose. At least 72,000 people overdose on opioids per year in the United States. International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held one day during the last week in August each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the…
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ICE removes El Salvadoran Mara Salvatrucha gang member wanted for criminal conspiracy

NEWARK, NJ— A 25-year-old El Salvadoran fugitive, a member of the notorious gang Mara Salvatrucha, and wanted in his home country for criminal conspiracy, was removed from the Friday, August 24, by Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Melvin Isaac Martinez-Guevara departed the and was turned over to El Salvadoran law enforcement authorities where he is wanted for the offense of criminal conspiracy. He unlawfully entered the United States on an unknown date and location without…
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Attorney General’s Office Charges Four More Individuals With Filing False Applications For Superstorm Sandy Relief Funds

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced that the Attorney General’s Office and its state and federal partners have charged four new defendants with filing fraudulent applications for federal relief funds related to Superstorm Sandy, bringing the total number of defendants charged by the office in these cases to 120 since March 2014. “Any fraud against public assistance programs is deplorable, but these thefts were especially egregious because they diverted funds intended for victims left homeless by one…
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Disaster-Related Fraud

NEWARK – The Office of the Attorney General and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today warned residents in flood-ravaged New Jersey communities in Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Passaic counties to beware of price gouging and other disaster-related consumer fraud in the aftermath of this week’s torrential rains. “The majority of merchants and businesses in New Jersey would never take advantage of consumers during a State of Emergency, but we’re asking residents to immediately report anyone seeking to…
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