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PA Biz Indicted By DOJ For Supplying Hundreds Of Undocumented Workers To Farms, Tax Fraud

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A labor contractor and four of his employees were indicted on federal charges for a scheme in which they supplied hundreds of undocumented workers to Pennsylvania mushroom farms and failed to file taxes -- having already defrauded the U.S. out of nearly $2 million, the U.S. Department of Justice said.Miguel Morales, 48, of Quarryville -- who owns and operates Morales Contractor --  provided a...

Connecticut Woman Arrested Three Times In 24 Hours

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A Connecticut woman was arrested three times in 24 hours following a domestic dispute with her boyfriend in which she threatened him with a kitchen knife.Windham County resident Heather Poplasky, age 32, was arrested the first time around 6:30 p.m., Saturday, April 10, when she stepped towards a victim with a large kitchen knife at home in Central Village in Plainview, said Plainview Police...

25-Year-Old Faces Felony Charge After Traffic Stop In Westchester

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A 25-year-old Connecticut man has been arrested for allegedly having a loaded pistol in his vehicle without a permit during a routine traffic stop in Westchester County.Fairfield County resident Kenneth Stokes Jr., age 25, of Stratford, was arrested on Friday, April 9, around 11:45 p.m. following a stop on I-287 for several traffic violations in the town of Rye, said New York State Police Trooper...

Western Mass Business Owner Accused Of Scheme To Defraud State Of Sales Tax

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A Western Massachusetts business owner has been indicted in an alleged scheme in which he sold software that allowed restaurants to delete cash sales from cash registers and keep meal taxes paid by customers. Hampden County resident Paul K. Backholm, age 53, of Westfield, was charged and arraigned on Friday, April 9, said Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey. The AG’s Office alleges from...

US Marshals Arrest Central Jersey Man, 36, In Double Shooting

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A Monmouth County man has been arrested for his role in a shooting that took place in a Freehold Borough apartment complex, authorities said.Joseph Lyons, 36, of Ocean Township, has been charged with two counts of first-degree attempted murder and weapons offenses, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. At about 8:02 p.m. on March 30, Freehold Borough police responded...

Prosecutor: Detectives Find Stolen Gun, Second Firearm, Arrest PA Driver In Route 80 Stop

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A Pennsylvania driver stopped by Bergen County prosecutor’s detectives on Route 80 was carrying two guns – one of which had been stolen – in a secret compartment, authorities said.Ivelise Rodriguez-Mann, a 44-year-old train operator from East Stroudsburg, remained held in the Bergen County Jail pending a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack. Rodriguez-Mann was...

Arrest Made In Killing Of Upper Darby's Dianna Brice

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A woman was charged in the shooting death of 21-year-old Dianna Brice, whose body was found in Southwest Philadelphia last week after being reported missing out of Delaware County, authorities said.Tylydiah Garnett was arrested this weekend and charged with arson, abuse of a corpse, criminal conspiracy and other related offenses, Upper Darby police said. Brice -- who was four-and-a-half months...

Felony Charges Filed For Man Who Failed To Comply With Megan's Law

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 A Lancaster County man has been charged with a felony for failing to comply with Megan's Law requirements, according to East Cocalico Township Police Department.Timothy D Hauck, 56, of Stevens, PA was arrested and charged on Wednesday after he failed to register with Pennsylvania State Police. Megan's Law Pennsylvania requires sexual offenders and Sexually Violent Predators to register and makes...

Central Jersey Man Arrested For Storming US Capitol, Spraying Chemical At Officers

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Another New Jersey resident has been arrested in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, authorities said.Christopher Joseph Quaglin of North Brunswick was arrested on Wednesday on charges of assaulting, resisting or impeding certain officers or employees, civil disorder and obstruction of official proceeding. Quaglin is accused of organizing and leading the assault on the Capitol and its police...

LAWSUIT: Parsippany Police Covered Up Violations, Enforced Illegal Ticket Quotas, Sergeant Says

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A Parsippany Police Sergeant has filed a lawsuit against the department alleging the enforcement of unfair ticket quotas, violation cover-ups and other abuses, a new report says.Sgt. Matthew LaManna, who has spent 14 years with the Parsippany Police Department, says he first became wary of violations among fellow officers after hearing talks of a cover-up in regards to the cause of a car crash in...

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