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Atlantic City Councilman Charged with Voter Fraud and Unemployment Benefits Scam
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – MD Hossain Morshed, a 49-year-old councilman elected to Atlantic City’s Fourth Ward, faces charges of falsifying voter registrations, making false statements to the FBI, and submitting false unemployment benefits claims. U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced the charges on Friday. Morshed is accused of providing a prospective voter with a pre-filled New Jersey voter registration application that falsely claimed the individual lived in the Fourth Ward of Atlantic City. He urged the voter to sign the application, later providing a vote-by-mail application with the same false address. Morshed also defrauded the NJDOL of $39,208 in unemployment The post Atlantic City Councilman Charged with Voter Fraud and Unemployment Benefits Scam appeared first on Shore News Network.
Queens Man Sentenced to Over 10 Years for Laundering Millions in Fraudulent Schemes
QUEENS, NY – On Friday, Djonibek Rahmankulov has been sentenced to 121 months in prison for laundering millions of dollars from various fraudulent schemes, including computer hacking, healthcare fraud, and Small Business Administration loan fraud. Rahmankulov was convicted of money laundering conspiracy, bank fraud, and conspiracy to operate an unlicensed money transmitting business. Between 2017 and September 2020, Rahmankulov operated a network of shell companies to launder criminal proceeds from multiple types of criminal activity. He worked with computer hackers who fraudulently gained control of victims’ bank accounts and executed millions of dollars in fraudulent wire transfers. Additionally, Rahmankulov collaborated The post Queens Man Sentenced to Over 10 Years for Laundering Millions in Fraudulent Schemes appeared first on Shore News Network.
Two arrested in Brooklyn triple stabbing that left one dead
NEW YORK, NY – Detectives with the NYPD’s 107th Precinct have announced the arrests of two individuals in connection with Sunday’s triple stabbing that left one man dead. Police in Brooklyn responded to a triple stabbing incident that left one person dead in the East Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Officers from the 90th Precinct responded to a 911 call reporting an assault in the area of 107 Knickerbocker Avenue shortly after 3 am. When police arrived, they found two men stabbed. One person, a 24-year-old, was stabbed in the neck. A second victim, a 26-year-old, was stabbed in the upper The post Two arrested in Brooklyn triple stabbing that left one dead appeared first on Shore News Network.
Philadelphia man used homemade explosive at school playground, heading to prison
PHILADELPHIA, PA – David Perez, 37, was recently sentenced to 110 months in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay restitution to the Philadelphia School District and Wells Fargo Bank for manufacturing explosive devices, possession of explosives by a convicted felon, and conspiracy to commit bank fraud. Perez admitted to manufacturing illegal explosive devices for several years before his arrest in June 2021. These devices were found at numerous post-blast scenes, including multiple ATMs in 2020. On July 4, 2020, Perez used his homemade explosives in the courtyard of a Philadelphia elementary school, causing over $75,000 in The post Philadelphia man used homemade explosive at school playground, heading to prison appeared first on Shore News Network.
Frontage Laboratories to Pay $125,000 Over Controlled Substances Act Violations
PHILADELPHIA, PA – On Friday, Frontage Laboratories, Inc. has agreed to pay $125,000 to resolve allegations that it violated the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) by failing to maintain complete and accurate records of controlled substances and failing to keep one controlled substance secured. The investigation involved Frontage’s facility in Exton, PA. As part of the settlement, Frontage has entered into a two-year extension of its Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), which includes additional responsibilities regarding handling controlled substances. U.S. Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero stated, “Companies are responsible for ensuring that all controlled substances are tracked The post Frontage Laboratories to Pay $125,000 Over Controlled Substances Act Violations appeared first on Shore News Network.
Yonkers Man Arrested for Threatening to kil cops, mayor
YONKERS, NY – Police have arrested a man for threatening to kill the mayor of Yonkers and Yonkers police officers. Ridon Kola was arrested on charges of making threatening interstate communications after allegedly threatening to kill officers of the Yonkers Police Department (YPD) and the Mayor of Yonkers in online messages while expressing support for radical Islamic extremism and terrorist attacks. Kola is accused of escalating threats against law enforcement, culminating in recent online threats against the YPD in connection with the Yonkers St. Patrick’s Day parade. U.S. Attorney Damian Williams stated, “Threatening violence against police or to undermine public The post Yonkers Man Arrested for Threatening to kil cops, mayor appeared first on Shore News Network.
Suspect charged in fatal hit and run involving child
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – Police have announced an arrest in the fatal hit and run of a 2-year-old child in Virginia Beach last week. A fatal hit-and-run occurred on March 10, on First Colonial Road, involving a pickup truck and a two-year-old pedestrian. The driver, Raul Santiago, 77, of Virginia Beach, failed to yield and struck the child when making a right turn. Santiago was arrested and charged with Felony Hit and Run with Injury. Tragically, the young victim did not survive. Anyone with information or who witnessed the crash is urged to contact the Virginia Beach Police Department Special The post Suspect charged in fatal hit and run involving child appeared first on Shore News Network.
Philadelphia Police Seek Help in Locating Missing Person
PHILADELPHIA, PA – On Friday, the Philadelphia Police Department requested the public’s help in finding 28-year-old Diamond Bowen, last seen on Friday, February 24, 2023 at Suburban Station. Described as 5’6″, 180 lbs, with a medium brown complexion, medium build, brown eyes, and black hair, Bowen was last seen wearing a tan cream hoodie, black jeans, and black sneakers. She often frequents Suburban Station and the Hub of Hope at the 14XX block of Arch Street. If you have any information on her whereabouts, please contact the Central Detective Division at 215-686-3093 or 911. The post Philadelphia Police Seek Help in Locating Missing Person appeared first on Shore News Network.
Bloomfield Man Sentenced to 29 Years for Attempted Murder and Carjacking
BLOOMFIELD, NEW JERSEY – A Bloomfield man, Farrakhan Howard, 31, has been sentenced to a total of 29 years in State Prison after being convicted in November for attempting to murder a Lyft driver, assaulting another passenger, and carjacking the vehicle in April 2019. Union County Superior Court Judge Thomas Isenhour imposed the term on Howard, including a 24-year sentence for carjacking, an 18-year concurrent sentence for attempted murder, and a 5-year consecutive sentence for aggravated assault on the passenger. On April 24, 2019, Clark Police Department patrol units responded to Westfield Avenue, where they found a 47-year-old man bleeding The post Bloomfield Man Sentenced to 29 Years for Attempted Murder and Carjacking appeared first on Shore News Network.
Perth Amboy Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Execution-Style Shooting
PERTH AMBOY, NEW JERSEY – Last week, a Perth Amboy man, Shannon Assing, 26, has been sentenced to 25 years in State Prison for the shooting death of 24-year-old Isaiah Spicer of Union. Union County Superior Court Judge Robert Kirsch imposed the term on Assing, requiring him to serve at least 85% of the 25-year term before being eligible for parole. Assing admitted to shooting Spicer in front of his ex-girlfriend’s home. On November 4, 2021, Union Police Department patrol units responded to the 1200 block of Coolidge Ave and found Spicer with fatal injuries to his head and neck The post Perth Amboy Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Execution-Style Shooting appeared first on Shore News Network.
13-year-old reported missing in Essex
ESSEX, MD – The Baltimore Police Department is investigating the disappearance of a 13-year-old boy in the Essex area on Sunday. Police said 13-year-old Christian Muniz-Aguilar is 5’ 4″ tall and weighs 100lbs. He was last seen in the Essex area wearing light green Spongebob hoodie with the character “Patrick” on it and white Nike shoes. Anyone with information is requested to call 911 or 410-307-2020 The post 13-year-old reported missing in Essex appeared first on Shore News Network.
Juvenile shot in Glen Burnie, police investigating
GLEN BURNIE, MD – The Anne Arundel County Police Department is investigating a shooting involving a 16-year-old. Police responded to the scene in the area of Winding Wood Road near Green Branch Lane at around 3 p on Sunday. “One juvenile victim suffering from a non-life-threatening injury,” police reported. “Please watch for responders in the area.” The AACPD did not release any further details regarding this shooting. No arrests have been announced and no suspects have been identified. The post Juvenile shot in Glen Burnie, police investigating appeared first on Shore News Network.
Repeat Offender Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for Manslaughter
UNION COUNTY, NEW JERSEY – Union County Superior Court Judge Candido Rodriguez, Jr. has sentenced Laquan McCall, 31, to an extended term of 16 years in State Prison for second-degree manslaughter. McCall’s prior criminal history led to his classification as a persistent offender, resulting in a lengthier sentence than the typical 5 to 10 years for second-degree crimes. Judge Rodriguez also ordered that McCall must serve at least 85% of his sentence before being eligible for parole. Christopher Elliott, an accomplice who pled guilty to third-degree aggravated assault, was sentenced to 3 years in State Prison. On July 27, 2019, The post Repeat Offender Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for Manslaughter appeared first on Shore News Network.
Woman Arrested for Assault and Threatening with Knife in Cumberland
CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND – Yesterday, Cumberland Police arrested 57-year-old Donna Michelle Herring after responding to a disturbance at an establishment on Valley Street. Herring allegedly brandished a knife and threatened to stab a victim during the altercation. She was charged with Assault -1st Degree, Assault-2nd Degree, Reckless Endangerment, Disorderly Conduct, and Intoxicated Public Disturbance. Officers arrived at the scene and spoke with those involved and witnesses. According to reports, Herring created a disturbance, pulled out a knife, and began waving it around. The alleged victim claimed that Herring pointed the knife at him and threatened to stab him. After further investigation, The post Woman Arrested for Assault and Threatening with Knife in Cumberland appeared first on Shore News Network.
Greenbelt Police Arrest Juvenile and Adult for Separate Narcotics Incidents
GREENBELT, MARYLAND – On Wednesday, Greenbelt Police officers arrested a 15-year-old boy for stealing a car after responding to reports of juveniles smoking controlled substances. The teenager was charged with unlawful taking of a motor vehicle and malicious destruction of property. He had prior arrests for attempted theft and robbery. On Friday, officers arrested a 35-year-old Capitol Heights man for driving without a front tag during a traffic stop. Officers found a stolen handgun and 68 illegally possessed opium narcotics during a search. The man, prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition, was charged with 17 counts, including handgun violations and The post Greenbelt Police Arrest Juvenile and Adult for Separate Narcotics Incidents appeared first on Shore News Network.
Man riding scooter in Jersey City victim of hit and run
JERSEY CITY, NEW JERSEY – The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are investigating a hit-and-run incident that seriously injured a 33-year-old man riding an electric scooter on Thursday. The collision occurred near Brunswick Street and Christopher Columbus Drive. The victim was transported to Jersey City Medical Center, where he is in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries. Authorities discovered that a light-colored motor vehicle struck the scooter while making a right turn from Brunswick Street onto Christopher Columbus Drive before fleeing the scene. No arrests have been made yet. Anyone with information is urged The post Man riding scooter in Jersey City victim of hit and run appeared first on Shore News Network.
Man arrested for grabbing children, exposing himself in Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA – Police in Wilkes-Barre have made an arrest in an indecent exposure incident. On Saturday, police arrested Dominic Spruell for indecent exposure and other charges after responding to a report of a man attempting to grab children while exposing himself in the area of N. Main Street and Hollenback Ave. Spruell, who had his pants down and his penis exposed while following juveniles, initially provided false information to officers but was later positively identified. Spruell was taken to Wilkes-Barre City Police Headquarters and charged with Indecent Exposure, Open Lewdness, False Identification to Law Enforcement, Public Drunkenness, and a The post Man arrested for grabbing children, exposing himself in Wilkes-Barre appeared first on Shore News Network.
Newark Police seeking to identify shooting suspects
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé is seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects connected to an incident of criminal mischief that occurred on last month. Today, police released a photo of the suspects. Police were called to the 100 block of Brunswick Street after reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers found multiple spent shell casings, but no injuries have been reported. Director Fragé encourages anyone with information about the identity of these suspects to contact the Police Division’s 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477). All anonymous tips remain confidential and could result The post Newark Police seeking to identify shooting suspects appeared first on Shore News Network.
Two shot, one dead outside Belmont cigar lounge
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Two men were shot outside a cigar lounge in the Belmont section of the Bronx early Sunday morning. According to the New York City Police Department, a 911 call reported multiple people shot in the area of 187th Street. When responding officers arrived, they saw no evidence of a shooting at the given address but located two men with gunshot wounds a short distance away. One victim, a 21-year-old, was shot twice in the chest. EMS treated him before being rushed to Saint Barnabas hospital. He died a short time later while at the hospital. The post Two shot, one dead outside Belmont cigar lounge appeared first on Shore News Network.
Conversation at East Harlem Dunkin escalates to stabbing
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – An argument inside an East Harlem Dunkin Donuts escalated into a stabbing incident last Saturday, sending one man to the hospital. Detectives with the NYPD’s 25th Precinct have released a photo of the attacker and are asking the public to assist in identifying him. According to police, at around 9 pm, the unidentified suspect approached the 35-year-old male victim and engaged in conversation. That conversation went south when the suspect pulled a knife and stabbed the victim in the neck before fleeing the business down Lexington Avenue. The victim was removed by EMS to a The post Conversation at East Harlem Dunkin escalates to stabbing appeared first on Shore News Network.
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