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Tuesday Mar 3 | via The Jersey Journal
EDISON - Three members of an Edison family have been sentenced after guilty pleas in a cosmetics counterfeiting ring that earned them hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey. Jorge Robles, 51, was sentenced to five years in prison after he pleaded guilty to second-degree counterfeiting. Comment?
Sunday Mar 1 | via The Jersey Journal
The FBI laboratory, the nation's premier facility for the examination of forensic evidence, lost a critical hair sample collected from the charred debris of an arson fire at the home of a high-ranking Edison police official two years ago, documents show. The sample was one of two hairs found among the remains of a makeshift incendiary device set ablaze on Capt. Comment?
Friday Feb 27 | via Courier News
Posters soon will be displayed in the district's three high schools and five middle schools reminding students to call 911 if they see a friend or family member overdosing on drugs or alcohol. Drug overdose prevention posters going in Woodbridge schools Posters soon will be displayed in the district's three high schools and five middle schools reminding students to call 911 if they see a friend or family member overdosing on drugs or alcohol. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 17 | via New York Daily News
Tracey Harding, 50, told the 15-year-old's mother he was merely asleep, but emergency workers found a potentially life-threatening level of alcohol in his blood, police say. Tracey Harding, 50, was suspended from her elementary school teaching job in Edison, N.J., after a drunken 15-year-old passed out during a party at her house, authorities say. Comment?
Monday Feb 16 | via The Item
Authorities are seeking a motive for the fatal shooting of a man who was killed in a liquor store that his family operates in northern New Jersey. Essex County prosecutors say Irvington police responded to the store around 4 p.m. Sunday and found 28-year-old Amit Patel, of Edison. Comment?
Thursday Feb 5 | via Courier News
Police arrested two Union County men on burglary and theft charges in connection with a January break-in and theft of cash. Union County men charged in Edison grocery store robbery Police arrested two Union County men on burglary and theft charges in connection with a January break-in and theft of cash. Comment?
Feb 2, 2015 | via The Jersey Journal
EDISON - Two Union County men were arrested and charged in connection with the burglary of $76,865 from a Talmadge Road grocery store. Fausto Ariza Pedraza, a 50-year-old of Rahway, and Tito Venegas, 40, of Linden, were arrested on Jan. 23 after they allegedly swiped the cash from the Indian Grocery Outlet, police said. Comment?
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