Recent Crime News
Monday May 11 | via SILive.com
A Port Authority Police officer grabbed and then wrestled to safety a 21-year-old man who was about to leap from the Outerbridge Crossing in a suicide attempt during the Monday morning rush hour. Port Authority Police Department Officer Paul D'Orio spotted the man walking on a catwalk commonly used by maintenance workers on the bridge at 8:05 a.m. on Monday, said Joe Pentangelo, a public information officer for the Port Authority Police. Comment?
Monday May 4 | via The Jewish Press
I spent much of February, March, and April in the federal courthouse in Trenton, New Jersey, as the lawyer representing one of four defendants in a criminal jury trial. The charges were that the four Orthodox Jewish defendants had committed the federal offenses of conspiracy, kidnapping, and attempted kidnapping. Comment?
Thursday Apr 30 | via SILive.com
Even so, the Staten Island resident tried to pull a fast one by doctoring his personal income tax returns and failing to account for money he received from outside businesses he operated, allege federal prosecutors. Now, he's in hot water with the law, charged under a 28-count indictment with wire fraud, mail fraud, aggravated identity theft, perjury and filing false tax returns, officials said. Comment?
Apr 22, 2015 | via Jerusalem Post
The rabbis were arrested when they arrived at a warehouse to carry out an assault wearing masks and holding surgical knives. Three rabbis were convicted in federal court of planning to kidnap Jewish men in order to force them to grant their wives a religious writ of divorce. Comment?
Apr 22, 2015 | via United Jewish Federation of Tidewater
Three rabbis were convicted in federal court of planning to kidnap Jewish men in order to force them to grant their wives a religious writ of divorce. The three Orthodox rabbis were convicted late Tuesday in federal court in Trenton, N.J. of conspiracy to commit kidnapping. Comment?
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