GOTCHA! South American Theft Network Fugitive Pegged In $25,000 Dumont Home Burglary, More GOTCHA! South American Theft Network Fugitive Pegged In $25,000 Dumont Home Burglary, More
Gotcha! South American Theft Network Fugitive Pegged In $25,000 Dumont Home Burglary, More A wanted member of a notorious transnational group of thieves was tied by Dumont detectives to the theft of $25,000 in cash during a home break-in two months ago. Jhan Michael Rodriguez-Fonseca, 26, lives in Jersey City and most recently worked as a food delivery driver, Dumont Police Chief Brian Joyce said. He really belongs to what’s known as the South American Theft Group network and is tied to other burglaries in the state, the chief said. He was also wanted by the NYPD and by agents with U.S. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), he said. Primarily from Colombia, the members of the…
Man Accused Of Killing Wife Ana Walshe, Gets 3 Years For Art Fraud: Feds Man Accused Of Killing Wife Ana Walshe, Gets 3 Years For Art Fraud: Feds
Man Accused Of Killing Wife Ana Walshe, Gets 3 Years For Art Fraud: Feds A Lynn, Massachusetts, man who will soon stand trial for allegedly murdering his wife found himself in another courtroom Tuesday when he was sentenced to more than three years in prison for an elaborate art fraud scheme, authorities said.  Brian Walshe, 49, was given 37 months behind bars after he pleaded guilty to selling fake Andy Warhol paintings on eBay labeled as authentic, the US Attorney for Massachusetts said.  The fraud began in 2011 when a friend gave Walshe three Andy Warhol paintings to sell on his behalf. Walshe kept the paintings and the profits, prosecutors said.&nb…
'Unfed, Unhealthy and Dirty': 80 Or So Dogs Removed From Sussex Home, ASPCA Charges Owner, BF 'Unfed, Unhealthy and Dirty': 80 Or So Dogs Removed From Sussex Home, ASPCA Charges Owner, BF
'Unfed, Unhealthy and Dirty': 80 Or So Dogs Removed From Sussex Home, Aspca Charges Owner, BF An estimated 80 or so dogs were removed Tuesday from the Sussex County home of a woman accused of animal cruelty, sources said. Gizela Juric, 53, was taken into custody along with her boyfriend when authorities raided her Angels for Animals Network in Vernon Township around 7 a.m. Feb. 20, a source with direct knowledge of the ASPCA operation told Daily Voice. The removals continued throughout the day, witnesses said. Juric founded the business in her native Cliffside Park before moving it to Vernon Township. She billed the Angels for Animals Network as a non-profit no-kill rescue for hom…
Targeted Shooting Of Woman In Baltimore Led To Rollover Crash, Charges For Man, Police Say Targeted Shooting Of Woman In Baltimore Led To Rollover Crash, Charges For Man, Police Say
Targeted Shooting Of Woman In Baltimore Led To Rollover Crash, Charges For Man, Police Say The 27-year-old man who shot a woman in Baltimore during a targeted attack that caused a rollover crash was quickly apprehended with an assist from tipsters, police say. Cockeysville resident Michael Armstrong was taken into custody by investigators hours after a 42-year-old woman was shot and involved in a crash that caused her vehicle to overturn on Monday morning.  Officers were called shortly after 7:45 a.m. on Feb. 19 to the 4500 block of Parkmont Avenue, where there was a reported shooting that led to a crash in the area.  Upon arrival, they found the woman suffering from a…
19-Year-Old Convicted For Temple Student's 2021 Murder: Prosecutors 19-Year-Old Convicted For Temple Student's 2021 Murder: Prosecutors
19-Year-Old Convicted For Temple Student's 2021 Murder: Prosecutors Latif Williams shot and killed Samuel Collington while he unloaded his car in 2021, a Philadelphia court has found.  Williams, 19, was convicted of third-degree murder and related counts following a one-day, said the District Attorney's Office in a release.  Investigators have said Collington, a 21-year-old political science student at Temple University, was the victim of an attempted robbery near campus on Nov. 28, 2021. He was shot twice in the chest during the struggle and later died at an area hospital, according to police.  Collington, a Prospect Park native, was set to…
Pittsfield Man Admits To Sexually Assaulting Child At His Home, Gets 2 Years: DA Pittsfield Man Admits To Sexually Assaulting Child At His Home, Gets 2 Years: DA
Pittsfield Man Admits To Sexually Assaulting Child At His Home, Gets 2 Years: DA A 68-year-old Berkshire County man has pleaded to multiple counts of indecent assault on a child younger than 14 years old, authorities announced on Tuesday, Feb. 20.  Lochan Kissoon, of Pittsfield, was sentenced to two years in prison for sexually assaulting a minor in his apartment in June 2021, the Berkshire County District Attorney said.  Kissoon cannot have contact with anyone under the age of 16, and he must register as a sex offender once he's released, authorities said. 
Wanted Baltimore Fugitive Busted Driving Stolen Vehicle In Silver Spring: MDTA Police Wanted Baltimore Fugitive Busted Driving Stolen Vehicle In Silver Spring: MDTA Police
Wanted Baltimore Fugitive Busted Driving Stolen Vehicle In Silver Spring: Mdta Police Faulty tires doomed a Baltimore man wanted in Montgomery County who was caught by Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police Officers in a stolen car on Monday afternoon.  Darlyn Mejia Trochez, who had multiple warrants out for his arrest, was stopped by officers along the Intercounty Connector (ICC)/MD 200 on Feb. 19, officials said. The initial stop was reported at around 1:45 p.m. on Monday afternoon when an MDTA Police Officer assigned to the ICC Detachment stopped to assist a driver after officers observed the motorist pull over and inspect one of the vehicle’s tires nea…
Morris County Barber Ran Ghost Gun Ring Out Of His Basement: Prosecutor Morris County Barber Ran Ghost Gun Ring Out Of His Basement: Prosecutor
Morris County Barber Ran Ghost Gun Ring Out Of His Basement: Prosecutor A 33-year-old Morris County man was arrested and charged with manufacturing and selling ghost guns from his Warren County basement on Thursday, Feb. 8, authorities said. Joseph Palumbo Jr., a Columbia resident who owns Palumbo's Barber Shop in Netcong, carried out the illegal manufacture and sale of ghost guns between December 2023 and February 2024, Morris County Prosecutor Robert Carroll and Warren County Prosecutor James Pfeiffer said. Palumbo Jr. sold the guns, the majority of which were assault firearms, in Morris and Warren Counties, authorities said. The sales inv…
Drunk Driver Nabbed For DUI At Over 2 Times Legal Limit In Wilton, Police Say Drunk Driver Nabbed For DUI At Over 2 Times Legal Limit In Wilton, Police Say
Drunk Driver Nabbed For DUI At Over 2 Times Legal Limit In Wilton, Police Say A 45-year-old man faces drunk driving charges after being caught at more than twice the legal limit in Fairfield County, police said. The man was arrested on Monday, Feb. 12 on drunk driving charges in Wilton. According to the Wilton Police Department, on the day of Meija-Delpinal's arrest at around 1:45 a.m., officers pulled over a black 2020 Ford F-150 truck that had been traveling east on Grumman Hill Road.  The driver, identified as Carlos Meija-Delpinal, a resident of Wilton, appeared to be under the influence of alcohol and admitted to drinking before driving. He then …
Alleged Hit-Run Driver Nabbed In Crash Injuring Woman Near Brentwood LIRR Station Alleged Hit-Run Driver Nabbed In Crash Injuring Woman Near Brentwood LIRR Station
Alleged Hit-Run Driver Nabbed In Crash Injuring Woman Near Brentwood Lirr Station One of two suspected hit-and-run drivers has been arrested following a crash that injured a woman near a Long Island Rail Road station. The incident happened around 3 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 11 in Brentwood. Suffolk County Police said the 37-year-old woman was walking southbound on Brentwood Road at the Long Island Rail Road crossing when she was struck by a gray sedan. She was then hit by a blue sedan. Earlier Report: 37-Year-Old Woman Struck By 2 Vehicles Who Flee Scene In Brentwood Neither driver stopped to check on the woman, police said. The victim, a resident of Brentwood, was tra…
Police ID Son Killed During Shed Fire In Parents' Maryland Backyard Police ID Son Killed During Shed Fire In Parents' Maryland Backyard
Police ID Son Killed During Shed Fire In Parents' Maryland Backyard The Maryland Fire Marshal has identified the 26-year-old man who was found dead in a burning shed at his parents' home over the holiday weekend in St. Mary's County. Joseph Williams Bowles, Jr. was inside an 8-foot by 10-foot shed in his parents' backyard on River Springs Road in Avenue when it went up in flames on Friday night, authorities announced following a days-long investigation. Officials say that shortly after 11 p.m. on Feb. 16, crews from the Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department were called to a home on River Springs Road, when the homeowner found their shed ablaze with a p…
Weekend Warriors: These Drivers Led Police Pursuits Through Stafford Hours Apart, Sheriff Says Weekend Warriors: These Drivers Led Police Pursuits Through Stafford Hours Apart, Sheriff Says
Weekend Warriors: These Drivers Led Police Pursuits Through Stafford Hours Apart, Sheriff Says Two drivers have been arrested after leading police pursuits through Stafford over the weekend, police said. The first began around 1:10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, and involved a Maryland man named Timothy Clark, 56, was wanted out of Stafford, Prince William, and Fredericksburg, the Stafford County Sheriff's Office said in a release. The incident involving Clark began when Deputy E.T. Osborn responded to Wawa, located at 9 South Gateway Drive, for a larceny. Staff said a man, later identified as Clark, stole a crate of Marlboro cigarettes.  The grand total of stolen merchandise …
Probe Of Child Sex Abuse Leads To Arrest Of Trenton Brothers With Cocaine, Handgun: Prosecutor Probe Of Child Sex Abuse Leads To Arrest Of Trenton Brothers With Cocaine, Handgun: Prosecutor
Probe Of Child Sex Abuse Leads To Arrest Of Trenton Brothers With Cocaine, Handgun: Prosecutor An investigation into online child exploitation has resulted in the arrest of two brothers from Trenton and the seizure of cocaine, a 9mm handgun and $10,480 in cash, authorities said. In November 2023, detectives with the prosecutor’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit received information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that an individual in Mercer County was uploading items that portrayed the sexual exploitation or abuse of a child. An investigation was initiated, and Marcus Roberts was identified as a subject, according to Merc…
Driver Wanted In Hit-And-Run Crash That Killed Pedestrian In Absecon Driver Wanted In Hit-And-Run Crash That Killed Pedestrian In Absecon
Driver Wanted In Hit-And-Run Crash That Killed Pedestrian In Absecon Police in Absecon are looking for whoever killed a pedestrian and left the scene of a crash, authorities said. The pedestrian died in the hit-and-run crash just after 9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17, Absecon police said in a news release. It happened on Route 30 West, just east of Turner Avenue and near the Executive Lodge motel. Investigators said the driver did not stop and left the victim without any help. Traffic was impacted for about five hours as the crash scene was investigated. Police said they were looking for a vehicle with heavy front-end damage that's consistent with the impact fr…
Head-On Crash In Ashby Leaves Man, Woman Seriously Injured Head-On Crash In Ashby Leaves Man, Woman Seriously Injured
Head-On Crash In Ashby Leaves Man, Woman Seriously Injured Two people are recovering from serious injuries following a head-on crash in the region. The Middlesex County wreck happened shortly after 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, in Ashby on Turnpike Road. Ashby Police said a 2003 Cadillac Escalade was driving westbound near Greenville Road when it crossed the centerline and struck a Ford pickup truck head-on. The impact left a 43-year-old Ashburnham woman trapped in the Escalade and a 58-year-old Townsend man stuck in the pickup truck. Fire and medic crews had to use hydraulic tools to extricate both victims from their vehicles. The Ashburnham woman wa…
Video Shows Victim Held In Chokehold, Robbed In Philadelphia: Police Video Shows Victim Held In Chokehold, Robbed In Philadelphia: Police
Video Shows Victim Held In Chokehold, Robbed In Philadelphia: Police Two men are sought by police for an early morning robbery in Philadelphia's Franklinville section, authorities say.  The pictured suspects held a victim in a chokehold and forced him to the ground while taking his money and cellphone, PPD wrote in a release. Investigators said it happened on the 800 block of West Venango Street around 1:30 a.m. on Feb. 5.  Both suspects' faces and the robbery itself were captured by security cameras, detectives said.  Video from PPD.  PhiladelphiaPolice Anyone with information is asked to call PPD at 215-686-8477 or submit an …
Man Known To Expose Himself In Montgomery County Arrested; Additional Victims Sought: Police Man Known To Expose Himself In Montgomery County Arrested; Additional Victims Sought: Police
Man Known To Expose Himself In Montgomery County Arrested; Additional Victims Sought: Police A man with a history of exposing himself to people in Montgomery County is facing new charges after allegedly going back to his bag of tricks, now police are concerned there are more victims. Silver Spring resident Steven Eisen, 77, who has been arrested by police before, has been apprehended once more and is facing charges after allegedly exposing himself in late January, authorities announced on Friday. On Tuesday, Feb. 13, investigators from the Maryland-National Capital Park Police in Montgomery County arrested Eisen following a weeks-long investigation into an alleged indecent exposure…
Eddie Negron, Longtime North Jersey Detective, Dies At 46 Eddie Negron, Longtime North Jersey Detective, Dies At 46
Eddie Negron, Longtime North Jersey Detective, Dies At 46 Eddie Negron, a longtime police officer who worked in East Newark and the Essex County Prosecutor's Office, died on Saturday Feb. 10 in Philadelphia at the age of 46, according to his obituary. Born in Hoboken, Negron joined the East Newark Police Department in July 1998 and moved to the Essex County Prosecutor's Office as a detective in 2005, later achieving the rank of sergeant.   Negron retired in 2022 when he had a double-lung transplant after contracting COVID-19.  Negron also served in the East Newark Fire Department. It is with deep sadness that we must bid fare…
Arrest Made In Series Of Laundromat Burglaries In Fairfax County Arrest Made In Series Of Laundromat Burglaries In Fairfax County
Arrest Made In Series Of Laundromat Burglaries In Fairfax County A 48-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a series of Fairfax County burglaries, police said. Timothy Mears, of Woodlawn, burglarized multiple laundromats between December 2023 and January 2024, and was identified as a suspect on Feb. 8, county police said. Below is a list of burglaries Mears is associated with: Fairfax County PD Mears has been charged with four counts of Burglary, four counts of Possession of Burglarious Tools, three counts of Wearing Mask in Public to Conceal Identity, four counts of Destruction of Property, two counts of Petit larceny, and one count of Gr…
Violent Absecon Home Invasion Suspect Arrested In Somers Point Violent Absecon Home Invasion Suspect Arrested In Somers Point
Violent Absecon Home Invasion Suspect Arrested In Somers Point A Galloway Township man was arrested after he broke into someone's home and fought the person living there, authorities said. Joseph Aversa, 41, was charged with second-degree robbery, second-degree burglary, and fourth-degree criminal mischief, Absecon police said in a news release. Officers responded to a report of a home invasion on the 300 block of Spruce Street just before 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17. Investigators said Aversa broke into the home, threatened the person living there, and fought that person. The resident secured the door and forced Aversa out of the home. Avers…
RECOGNIZE THEM? Women Enter Hindu Priest's Mahwah Home While Young Daughter Is There RECOGNIZE THEM? Women Enter Hindu Priest's Mahwah Home While Young Daughter Is There
Recognize Them? Women Enter Hindu Priest's Mahwah Home While Young Daughter Is There Authorities were searching for two uninvited strangers who reportedly entered the home of a Hindu priest in Mahwah but were scared off. Pandit Devendra Shukla was at the Samaj Temple and his wife and daughter at their West Ramapo Avenue home nearby when a black SUV parked out front this past weekend. A Ring doorbell camera shows a woman in a COVID mask walking up to the front door, knocking hard twice, then peering into a window. The woman then heads back to the car and returns with a second woman. The second one, also wearing a mask with a large scarf wrapped around her head and neck, pu…
Police ID Man Found Shot To Death In Prince George's County; Suspects Sought Police ID Man Found Shot To Death In Prince George's County; Suspects Sought
Police ID Man Found Shot To Death In Prince George's County; Suspects Sought Police have identified the man found shot to death in Prince George’s County Monday night. Tremayne Hall, 35, was found wounded from gunfire inside a vehicle as officers responded to investigate reports of a shooting near the 11100 block of Southlakes Drive in Bowie around 11:30 p.m. Feb. 19, Prince George’s County Police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Detectives are working to determine a motive and identify a suspect. Anyone with information on this case who would like to speak to a Homicide Unit detective may call 301-516-2512.   Want breaking news in the DMV…
Known Him? East Haddam Resident Falls Victim To Phone Bail Scam, Police Say Known Him? East Haddam Resident Falls Victim To Phone Bail Scam, Police Say
Known Him? East Haddam Resident Falls Victim To Phone Bail Scam, Police Say Connecticut State Police are warning residents of another phone bail scam to which at least one resident has fallen victim. State Police report the latest incident took place in Middlesex County on Friday, Feb. 16 in East Haddam when a resident gave money to an alleged scammer after receiving a call that a family member was in trouble. According to the complainant, the resident received a phone call indicating that a family member was in custody as a result of their involvement in a motor vehicle accident. The victim said they were told that a bail bondsman would contact them by phone and …
Fugitive Jumps From Third-Floor Apartment, Arrested In Atlantic City Homicide: Police Fugitive Jumps From Third-Floor Apartment, Arrested In Atlantic City Homicide: Police
Fugitive Jumps From Third-Floor Apartment, Arrested In Atlantic City Homicide: Police A man wanted for murder was arrested in Atlantic City after jumping from a third-story apartment to try and get away from police, authorities said. Jamar Jones, 35, of Atlantic City, was arrested at around 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office said in a news release. He was wanted in the Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023 killing of Luis Rosa-Rodriguez. Jones tried to avoid arrest by jumping out of a third-floor window at the School House Apartments on North Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. He suffered serious injuries but is expected to survive.  Rosa-Rodriguez d…
Officer Heading To Scene Struck — Lights, Sirens Were On, Police Say Officer Heading To Scene Struck — Lights, Sirens Were On, Police Say
Officer Heading To Scene Struck — Lights, Sirens Were On, Police Say A police vehicle had light and sirens engaged when it was struck on Tuesday morning, the Susquehanna Regional Police Department announced that same afternoon.  The officer was heading to assist a fellow patrolman when he was struck at 1195 River Road at the intersection with Route 772 East Donegal Township, the department detailed in the release. It happened at 11:22 a.m. on Feb. 20.  No injuries were reported.  The Pennsylvania State Police is investigating the crash.
Man Arrested For Attempted Murder After Shooting At Officers In Baltimore, Police Say Man Arrested For Attempted Murder After Shooting At Officers In Baltimore, Police Say
Man Arrested For Attempted Murder After Shooting At Officers In Baltimore, Police Say A man was arrested for attempted murder after shooting at officers in Baltimore, police announced. Terrance Hazelwood, 41, was charged with first-degree attempted murder and other offenses, Baltimore Police said Tuesday, Feb. 20. Hazelwood is accused of shooting a 31-year-old man and firing at Baltimore officers during their response on the 1300 block of Laurens Street on Friday, Feb. 16. He was arrested by members of the Warrant Apprehension Task Force on Feb. 18 and taken to the Central Booking Intake Facility. Want breaking news in the DMV as it happens, or want to contribute? Join the…
Three Arrested In Home Burglary In Atlantic City Three Arrested In Home Burglary In Atlantic City
Three Arrested In Home Burglary In Atlantic City Three people were arrested in Atlantic City when police caught them burglarizing a home, authorities said. Sirjackie Bryant III, 36, of Camden, was arrested, along with two Atlantic City residents: 44-year-old Daniel Mack Jr. and 35-year-old Ryshakeda English, the city's police department said in a news release on Monday, Feb. 19. Atlantic City police responded to a home on the 1100 block of Indiana Avenue at around 1:52 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17. Officers were told several people entered the rear of the home and when they arrived, they found the back door was damaged and had pry …
Driver Cited After Hitting School Bus In Egg Harbor Township Chain-Reaction Crash Driver Cited After Hitting School Bus In Egg Harbor Township Chain-Reaction Crash
Driver Cited After Hitting School Bus In Egg Harbor Township Chain-Reaction Crash An Atlantic County woman was cited after her SUV caused a chain-reaction crash and hit the back of a school bus in Egg Harbor Township, authorities said. Egg Harbor Township police said officers responded to a crash involving a school bus westbound on the Black Horse Pike. The five-vehicle wreck happened in the West Atlantic City section of the township at around 8:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20.  Two cars and an SUV were stopped in the left lane behind the Egg Harbor Township School District bus. The bus was in the right lane with its red lights and stop sign activated to let s…
2 Injured In Ludlow Blaze Likely Caused By Oxygen Tank 2 Injured In Ludlow Blaze Likely Caused By Oxygen Tank
2 Injured In Ludlow Blaze Likely Caused By Oxygen Tank Fire investigators believe a fire that injured two people on Monday, Feb. 19, in Hampden County began from a medical oxygen tank.  Firefighters responded to 68 State St. in Ludlow just before 5:30 p.m. to reports of a fire. They found two older adults, both injured, trapped inside, state firefighting officials said.  Paramedics rushed both of them to an area hospital for treatment, and one was later taken to a Boston hospital for additional care.  The fire remains under investigation, but officials believe the oxygen tanks found inside the home played a role in the intensity…
PA Man Steals $40K In Jewelry From Morris County Home: Police PA Man Steals $40K In Jewelry From Morris County Home: Police
PA Man Steals $40K In Jewelry From Morris County Home: Police A 34-year-old man from Albrightsville, Pa. man was arrested and charged on Thursday, Feb. 15 after he stole $40,000 in jewelry from a house in Morris County, NJ police said. The man, who was not identified by Washington Township police, was arrested after an investigation into the theft from a Long Valley home, officers said. The man was charged with theft in the third degree, police said. 
Drunken NY Man Pulls Gun On Worker After Being Kicked Out Of Arlington Business: Police Drunken NY Man Pulls Gun On Worker After Being Kicked Out Of Arlington Business: Police
Drunken NY Man Pulls Gun On Worker After Being Kicked Out Of Arlington Business: Police A 43-year-old New York man kicked out of a Virginia business was arrested for returning to the scene and flashing a gun at an employee, authorities said. Dean Campbell, of Elmont in Nassau County, got the boot from a business on the 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard due to disorderly behavior in Arlington just before 1 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, county police said. Campbell returned shortly after and began arguing outside the business, at which point he brandished a firearm and advanced towards an employee, "making physical contact," with them, police said. Campbell then fled on foot. Responding o…