More than two dozen New Jersey residents have been implicated in a drug ring in Ocean County. The group of defendants includes one police dispatcher and another individual who is employed by an area school district. The drug charges are the result of an investigation that involved at least 13 local police departments, along with federal, state and county agencies. The national Drug Enforcement Agency and United States Postal Service were heavily involved in the investigation, which traced drug trafficking along the East Coast and to several Pacific states.
A woman from Sparta, New Jersey is facing her second DWI in just two days after a series of mishaps during the last week of March. The woman was reportedly arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after fellow motorists called police about her strange driving habits.
A popular New York physician once hailed for bringing better healthcare to impoverished Latino populations is facing drug charges in connection with an alleged smuggling ring for Oxycodone. The doctor is accused of selling prescriptions to as many as 100 people on a regular basis, according to official reports. Authorities said the man may have netted as much as $10 million in connection with the alleged distribution efforts.
A substitute teacher from New Jersey has been charged with sexually assaulting a student during a 16-month period at the Perth Amboy High School. The man, 29, faces felony charges in connection with the accident, including sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Authorities said the man's alleged relationship with the teen began in November 2011 and continued through February 2012.