Thursday, May 2, 2013
Reward for information leading to capture of Joanne Chesimard, convicted in 1973 killing of state trooper, totals $2 million.
The most wanted woman in New Jersey history is now the first woman on the FBI's fugitive terrorist list. Joanne Chesimard, convicted of a murdering a state trooper in 1973, was added to the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorist list Thursday on the 40-year anniversary of the trooper's death. The FBI Newark Division held a press conference Thursday to announce the addition of Chesimard's name and the collaboration between federal and state law enforcement agencies in upping the reward for information that leads to her arrest to $2 million. Chesimard is the first woman on the Most Wanted Terrorist List. Chesimard, who is now known as Assata Shakur, has been living under political asylum in Cuba since she broke out of a Hunterdon County prison during a…
Saturday, September 1, 2012
'Suspicious' male seen at PNC Bank may be linked to series of Morris County robberies.
A "suspicious" man seen at a Kinnelon bank Tuesday afternoon may be linked to a series of recent bank robberies throughout the county this summer, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office said. According to Morris County Prosecutor Robert Bianchi, Kinnelon police responded to the PNC Bank inside the Meadtown Shopping Center at about 3:10 p.m. after a "suspicious" white male had been seen. The male exited the bank without incident, the prosecutor said. Bianchi released information on Twitter that described the male wearing an outfit similar to that of the male who has been sought for other robberies throughout the county, including the robbery of a Lincoln Park bank on Thursday. Bianchi said the male was described as 6-feet tall, clean shaven …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
FBI and Morris County agencies investigating robbery of Boiling Springs Savings Bank Thursday.
Authorities have released a description of the man believed to have robbed a Lincoln Park bank Thursday afternoon. The bank, Boiling Springs Savings Bank, is located at 60 Beaver Brook Road. The prosecutor's office said the robbery happened around 2:09 p.m. The man is described by the Morris County Prosecutor's Office as a white male in his 20s or 30s between 6-foot and 6-foot-2 tall. He was described as wearing a straw cowboy hat, olive green blazer, white dress shirt, dark-colored pants and black Nike shoes. Authorities also said he was wearing eyeglasses and may be operating a black two-door vehicle. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and multiple Morris County law enforcement agencies are investigating Thursday's bank robbery. …
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
U.S. Attorney said Newmark embezzled more than $10.4 million from employer.
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Wednesday, June 6, 2012
A 39-year-old Towaco man was sentenced to 54 months in prison Wednesday for embezzling more than $10.4 million from his employer, Columbus Hill Capital Management LP, between February 2008 and March 2011. A joint FBI and IRS criminal investigation led to the initial charges. David Newmark, who worked as the chief financial officer for the Short Hills-based firm, had pled guilty to one count of wire fraud and one count of tax evasion before U.S. District Judge William H. Walls, according to U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman. Newmark was sentenced in Newark Federal Court to three years of supervised release and ordered to pay $10,442,379 in restitution in addition to his prison sentence. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Newmark had …