CRIME & SAFETY
New Jersey Couple Arrested After Elderly Man They Scammed Out of $100k Commits Suicide
PISCATAWAY, NEW JERSEY — Authorities have arrested a New Jersey couple for their involvement in an email scam that extorted $100,000 from a 74-year-old Tennessee man, ultimately leading to his…
Prosecutors say Abington woman killed, dismembered parents after they caught her stealing
New details have emerged in the case of a 44-year-old Abington woman accused of killing and dismembering her parents earlier this year. Prosecutors say she did it because they caught her stealing from them.
BEWARE: Police Issue Urgent Warning to PA and NJ Giftcard Buyers
Be extra wary if you'll be purchasing gift cards this holiday season! Scammers are on the move. Officials are warning gift card buyers of a new scam that's already wreaked havoc at a Giant grocey store in Pennsylvania, according to Fox29. Police are calling it the "card draining scam", and so far it's affected more than 100 gift cards from the store.
Multiple patients say NJ urgent care doctor was a perv, cops say
PERTH AMBOY — A doctor is accused of forcing a female patient to have sex with him against her will and groping another patient. Dr. Gurvindra Johal, 55, is charged with four counts of criminal sexual contact and one count of sexual assault, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office. The urgent care doctor from Colonia was arrested on Saturday, Feb. 25.
Worker Assaulted at PA Wawa With Customers Likely Watching
You have to give employees on the overnight shift at Wawa credit for the abuse that can come with working those hours. This is an extreme case of abuse of a Wawa worker. Overnight Worker at PA Wawa Assualted in the Store. Lower Southampton, Bucks County Police say that the...
NJ man admits driving at 156 mph while making SnapChat video before fatal crash
A New Jersey man was drunk-driving a Tesla at 156 mph — and recording a Snapchat video — when he slammed into the back of a 22-year-old woman’s car on the New York State Thruway, causing the vehicle to burst into flames and killing her, prosecutors said. Vasu Laroiya, 24, a former Rutgers student, admitted to the reckless, deadly deeds this week, according to Albany County District Attorney P. David Soares. Laroiya rear-ended a Honda Civic driven by Katie Fisher on May 28, 2022 — Memorial Day weekend — on I-87 in Colonie, outside Albany, around 10 p.m., the DA’s office...
Police in Bucks County warn consumers of gift card ‘draining’ scam
Authorities in Bucks County say they are investigating a new take on an old scam called “card draining.” Thieves pull gift card data while the cards are still on the shelves.
Weekly Safety Report: Purse Snatching and Road Rage Killing in Doylestown, PA
Two incidents occurred in Doylestown, Pennsylvania this week. In the first incident, a thief stole a purse from a business and attempted to use the victim's ID at two banks in New Jersey. The second incident involved a road rage incident where a man intentionally ran over another man in a McDonald's parking lot and then fled the scene. The perpetrator has been sentenced to prison and must complete an anger management course.
Weekly Safety Report: Skateboarder Fatally Struck and Man Convicted of Killing Girlfriend in Levittown, Pennsylvania
Two incidents occurred in Levittown, Pennsylvania this week. In the first incident, a 28-year-old skateboarder named Joel Steven Moreau was fatally struck by a vehicle while riding near Haines Road in Bristol Township. The death has been ruled accidental, and no arrests have been made. In the second incident, a New Jersey man named Aaron Adams was convicted of killing his girlfriend with a pellet gun in his home more than three years ago. Adams, a previously convicted felon, now faces up to life in prison.
The Most Dangerous City in New Jersey is Atlantic City
I knew that Atlantic City has some challenges these days, but I was surprised to see a new report by a site called, Roadsnacks.net, naming Atlantic City the most dangerous city in New Jersey. They scrutinized FBI crime statistics of over 300 cities in New Jersey. Atlantic City earned the...
Former United Airlines Employees Admit Role in $1.2 Million Bribery Conspiracy
The three UA workers took more than $1.2 million in bribes and kickbacks that included diamond earrings, guitars and Rolex watches
Three New Jersey Residents Plead Guilty in Major Airline Bribery Scandal at EWR
In a significant corruption case, former airline employees and a contractor admit to accepting over $1 million in bribes, compromising Newark Airport contracts. In a startling revelation of corporate corruption, three former airline officials and a contractor from New Jersey have pleaded guilty to accepting substantial bribes, including luxury home renovations and expensive items, in exchange for manipulating contract awards at Newark Liberty International Airport.
Glenside man receives sentence for involuntary manslaughter, neglect in connection with brother’s death
Harry A. Gramlich, 74, of the 200 block of Edge Hill Road in Glenside, is headed to prison for 6-12 months on a charge of involuntary manslaughter and neglect in connection with the 2020 death of his 52-year-old brother, Timothy, who had Down syndrome. Gramlich’s court case in March found...
New Jersey Couple's Fraudulent Scheme Leads to Tragic Suicide of Elderly Man
In a disturbing revelation from late October, a fraudulent scheme orchestrated by a New Jersey couple led to the suicide of an elderly man after defrauding him of over $100,000. Chinagorom Onwumere, 34, and Salma Abdalkareem, 27, are accused of deceiving the 74-year-old retired teacher into believing he was romantically involved with a celebrity. The elaborate ruse involved fake FBI agent impersonations and a non-existent sexual harassment lawsuit, extorting the victim for money under false pretenses. The emotional and financial pressure exerted by the scammers ultimately drove the man to take his own life.
Two-alarm fire breaks out in N.J. senior apartment building. ‘Extraordinary’ firefighters evacuate 150.
Trenton first responders are being lauded for their efforts during a Saturday afternoon fire that left two firefighters injured. The two-alarm blaze at Trent Center West broke out at about 1:30 p.m. on the building’s first floor and ultimately sent eight people to the hospital, Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora said Sunday.
New Jersey health system becomes latest victim in cyber attack affecting hospitals
A New Jersey health system says its recent outages are likely the result of a cyberware attack, the latest health care organization to be a victim of such attacks.
Tsu Surf Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Racketeering and Gun Charges
Tsu Surf has been sentenced to five years in prison for violating New Jersey's Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act. Tsu Surf Gets Five-Year Prison Sentence for His Role in RICO Case. According to a press release by the U.S. Attorney's Office (District of New Jersey), on Thursday (Nov....
Lower Moreland police offer ‘porch pirate’ tips for the holidays
The Lower Moreland Police Department has shared advice on how to avoid becoming a “porch pirate” victim during the holidays. December has arrived and the holiday shopping season is in full swing. Many of us enjoy the convenience of online shopping, but with that comes the fear of ‘porch pirates’ who like to go shopping on our porches at your expense.