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HEARTLESS: Resident, 92, Victimized By 'Gypsy' Scammers, Lyndhurst Police Nab Two

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A 92-year-old Lyndhurst man fell victim to a familiar "gypsy" scam, losing $4,000 to a pair of thieves who claimed that they'd repaired his driveway, authorities said.Two Massachusetts men, David Standish of Haverhill and Thomas Stanley of Danvers, were arrested by Lyndhurst police with help from their colleagues in North Arlington, Detective Lt. Vincent Auteri said Saturday. Known also as...

DA: 2 Arrested, Guns Seized During Search Of Darby Borough Home

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Two people were arrested following a search of a home that turned up several firearms in connection with a shooting Wednesday evening in Darby Borough (Delaware County), authorities said.Janell Smart, 39, and her son Dajuan Andrews, 24, were charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, and numerous firearms offenses, according to Delaware County District...

Second Teen Arrested For Attempted Robbery During Home Invasion In Harrisburg

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A second teenager has been arrested for an attempted robbery during a home invasion, according to Lower Paxton Township police.Mannix J. Martinez, 16 of Harrisburg, was arrested on Tuesday for his involvement in an incident at a home in the 100 block of South Lockwillow Avenue on April 25, say police. Zakai Anderson, also 16, was arrested for the same incident last month, as Daily Voice...

PA Restaurant Owner Arrested By Feds For PPP Scam Could Get 90 Years In Prison, $2.6 Mil. Fine

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A restaurant owner has been arrested for bank fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering in connection with federal loans he obtained, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.Scott Levy, 58, of Harrisburg, applied for PPP loans on behalf of his business, Hershey Road Family Restaurant, and received $227,500 in loans from the federal government during the COVID...

Jersey Shore Man, 40, Arrested For Sharing Child Pornography On Google Meets, Prosecutor Says

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A 40-year-old man from Ocean County has been arrested on child pornography charges, authorities said. Richard Knight of New Eqypt was charged Wednesday with possessing and distributing sexual explicit materials involving minors, according to Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer. An investigation began in December 2020 after numerous referrals from the New Jersey State Police Internet...

SCAM ALERT: ‘Gypsy’ Thieves Are Back, Con Elderly Glen Rock Couple Out Of $18,000

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SEEN IT? “Gypsy” scammers are out again, police warn, pointing to an elderly Glen Rock couple who came thisclose to losing $18,000.The con artists, also called “travelers,” move around the East Coast using scams and diversions to get into people’s pocketbooks. This time, a grifting group coincidentally came to the door of a couple who’d called a legitimate roofing company for help, Glen Rock...

DA: Pennsylvania State Police Corporal Covered Up DUI Arrest Of Another Trooper's Father

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A veteran Pennsylvania State Police corporal was arrested on accusations she tried to cover up a DUI arrest involving the father of another trooper, authorities said Friday.Jennifer Ruhl, 50 of West Chester, was arrested on charges of obstructing administration of law, unsworn falsification, tampering with public records or information, and hindering apprehension or prosecution, according to the...

Couple Arrested In York Sting Operation Yielding Ghost Guns, Fentanyl, Illegal Marijuana Plants

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A couple in York has been arrested after a three-week long sting operation found guns and drugs in Manchester Township, according to the York County district attorney's office.Gabriel Rosario-Ruiz, age 31, and his girlfriend Latima Backus, age 34, were arrested at their home located at 999 Rosebud Court on Tuesday, according to the DA. Police obtained a warrant to search the home and arrest...

South Jersey Pair Arrested In Shooting, Handguns Recovered

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A 20-year-old man  and a teenager from Atlantic City have been arrested in connection with a shooting, authorities said. Saalih Davis, 20,  was charged  with attempted murder, aggravated assault, conspiracy, weapons offenses and possessing heroin, according to Atlantic City Lt. Kevin Fair. A 14-year-old, whose name has not been released since he is a juvenile offender, also was charged with...

Ewing Man Arrested For Fatally Punching Pedestrian Before Victim Was Run Over, Prosecutor Says

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Two men have been arrested in connection with the death of a pedestrian, authorities said.The unidentified victim was punched and stomped on before being struck by a car, they said. Detectives reportedly had trouble sorting out the fatality because it involved two events -- an assault followed.by a hit-run incident, according to a spokeswoman for Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri.One...

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