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November 17, 2014 Eight arrested, large quantities of narcotics seized following dismantling of heroin mills
November 14, 2014 Springfield-based martial arts instructor charged with sexual assault of underage student
October 31, 2014 Elizabeth man admits to fatal shooting
October 27, 2014 Plainfield man sentenced to 18 years for armed robbery
October 24, 2014 Newark man sentenced for 2012 fatal stabbing
October 23, 2014 Six arrested, one kilo of cocaine seized following searches of vehicles, residence
October 22, 2014 Union County hosting gun buyback program
October 21, 2014 Two charged with murder of Brooklyn man
October 21, 2014 Irvington man found guilty of eluding, resisting in Elizabeth car chase
October 20, 2014 Elizabeth homicides under investigation
October 15, 2014 Elizabeth homicides under investigation
October 15, 2014 Elizabeth man indicted for manslaughter of 82-year-old
October 14, 2014 Newark man indicted for murder of Elizabeth resident
October 9, 2014 Plainfield man convicted of aggravated assault for brutal attack on police officer
October 6, 2014 Elizabeth man pleads guilty to causing wreck that killed FDNY veteran
October 1, 2014 Connecticut man charged with animal cruelty for forcing dog from moving car
September 29, 2014 Plainfield police officials indicted on official misconduct, conspiracy, theft charges
September 29, 2014 Elizabeth man charged with sexual assault of 6-year-old
September 29, 2014 Berkeley Heights arrest leads to recovery of LSD, marijuana, cash
September 27, 2014 Convicted defendant recaptured after fleeing during jury deliberations
September 17, 2014 Newark man convicted of reckless manslaughter for 2012 fatal stabbing
September 17, 2014 Elizabeth homicide under investigation
September 16, 2014 Elizabeth homicide under investigation
September 16, 2014 Man convicted of sex crimes against juvenile at Hillside public pool
September 12, 2014 Three arrested, heroin, cocaine seized in Plainfield
September 9, 2014 Roselle teen charged with attempted murder in connection with May shooting
September 8, 2014 Scotch Plains deaths found to have been result of murder-suicide
August 29, 2014 Plainfield man charged with murder
August 23, 2014 Plainfield homicide under investigation
August 21, 2014 Linden man charged with sexual assault of underage girl
August 21, 2014 Plainfield man charged with attempted murder, numerous other offenses
August 18, 2014 Plainfield man pleads guilty to heroin, weapons offenses
August 18, 2014 Suspects being sought in Plainfield shooting that left 1 dead, 3 injured
August 9, 2014 Suspect arrested following discharge of officer firearm, police pursuit
August 8, 2014 Three charged in connection with Elizabeth robberies
August 7, 2014 Plainfield man convicted of armed robbery
August 1, 2014 Elizabeth man sentenced to 30 years for 2012 murder of 92-year-old woman
July 30, 2014 Elizabeth man charged in connection with death of 82-year-old
July 30, 2014 Berkeley Heights man indicted for allegedly stealing millions from Elizabeth employers
July 29, 2014 UCPO successfully prosecutes first juvenile case involving new cyberbullying law
July 24, 2014 Arrest made in Plainfield shooting
July 24, 2014 Westfield man charged with kidnapping, attempted sex assault, beating, stabbing of woman in Roselle
July 22, 2014 Standoff ends peacefully in Union Township
July 17, 2014 Hillside man charged with distribution of child pornography
July 17, 2014 Elizabeth man indicted for making false bomb threats to the Union County Courthouse
July 12, 2014 Parents indicted for murder of 2-year-old daughter
July 12, 2014 Elizabeth man indicted for fatal stabbing
July 12, 2014 Elizabeth homicide under investigation
July 10, 2014 Dispatcher Training Made Available to Job Seekers
July 2, 2014 UCPO seeking info from public as two-year anniversary of 2012 Clark homicide approaches
July 1, 2014 Police across Union County deploying Narcan in effort to combat overdose deaths
July 1, 2014 UCPO drug investigations lead to arrests, seizures of narcotics, cash, firearms
June 30, 2014 UCPO investigating circumstances of fatal police-involved shooting in Elizabeth
June 27, 2014 Plainfield man charged with exposing self to 5-year-old in downtown dollar store
June 27, 2014 Newark man indicted for shooting of off-duty police officer outside Elizabeth nightclub
June 27, 2014 Plainfield man indicted for 2013 homicide
June 26, 2014 Union Township man indicted on 20 counts connected to explosives, firearms
June 26, 2014 Elizabeth men convicted of 2011 murder
June 25, 2014 Homicide Task Force continuing to seek information about Plainfield homicide
June 16, 2014 Owner of Rahway chimney service company admits to theft by deception
June 13, 2014 Plainfield man sentenced to 45 years for 2009 murder
June 12, 2014 Rahway man caught with handgun, thousands in cash, drugs
June 6, 2014 Rahway man charged with possession, distribution of child porn
June 6, 2014 Search for suspects in Rahway homicide ends with two arrests
June 3, 2014 FBI Seeks the Public’s Assistance with Identifying Individuals who Aim Lasers at Aircrafts
June 2, 2014 Former Union County juvenile detention officer charged with sexual assault of teen detainee
June 2, 2014 Elizabeth man admits to 2012 murder of 92-year-old woman
June 2, 2014 Suspects in 2013 Rahway homicide being actively sought
May 20, 2014 Homicide Task Force investigating shooting death of Elizabeth man
May 16, 2014 Newark man indicted for 2005 slaying of Plainfield woman
May 16, 2014 Elizabeth man sentenced to 16 years for sexual assaults
May 16, 2014 Monmouth County man sentenced to 90 days for stalking Union County teen
May 14, 2014 Newark man convicted of role in 2008 kidnapping, robbery, murder of Somerset County woman
May 9, 2014 Twelve Honored For Human Rights Contributions
April 30, 2014 Linden man charged with exposing himself to children
April 30, 2014 Two indicted for aggravated manslaughter
April 22, 2014 Twenty Arrested, Large Quantities of Drugs, Cash Seized in Dismantling of Narcotics Distribution Ring
April 16, 2014 Elizabeth man indicted for drug-, alcohol-fueled wreck that claimed life of FDNY firefighter
April 11, 2014 Essex County man sentenced to 18 years for role in high-speed chase
April 11, 2014 Murderer of Union Township woman sentenced to 30 years
April 11, 2014 Monmouth County man convicted of stalking teen tennis player from Union County
April 9, 2014 Former Plainfield police sergeant sentenced to 6 years for criminal sexual contact, official misconduct
April 9, 2014 Roselle man sentenced to 10 years for armed robbery of gas station
April 8, 2014 Union Township bank robbery defendant pleads guilty
April 3, 2014 Large quantity of methamphetamine seized in Linden
April 2, 2014 Essex County woman convicted of falsifying, then stealing medical records
March 31, 2014 Essex County man charged with stealing $180,000 from 96-year-old Springfield woman
March 28, 2014 Elizabeth man charged with making false bomb threats against county courthouse complex
March 28, 2014 YWCA Union County, UCPO hosting Domestic Violence Symposium at Kean University
March 26, 2014 Union Township Man Indicted for Murder, Dismemberment of Girlfriend
March 25, 2014 Essex County Man Admits to Injuring Two Union Township Officers During Attempted Getaway in Stolen Vehicle
March 21, 2014 Elizabeth Woman Sentenced to 10 years for Running Six-Figure Fraud Scheme Targeting Immigrants
March 21, 2014 Essex County Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Role in Robbery, Burglary That Led to Long Chase
March 21, 2014 Berkeley Heights Man Charged with Stealing $6 Million from Employer
March 18, 2014 Missing Elizabeth Woman Found Dead; Husband Charged with Murder
March 14, 2014 Essex County Man Found Guilty of Leading Police on High-Speed Chase, Heroin Possession
March 12, 2014 County Prosecutors Association of NJ Expands Statewide Autism Recognition and Awareness Training Program for Law-enforcement Representatives
March 7, 2017 Plainfield Man Sentenced to 21 years for Violent Sexual Assault
March 4, 2014 Essex County Man Admits to 2010 Murder of Union Township Woman
February 28, 2014 Three Sentenced for Union Township Armed Robbery
February 28, 2014 Elizabeth Man Sentenced for Robbery, Drug Possession
February 27, 2014 Elizabeth Police Officers Admit to Theft by Deception
February 25, 2014 Elizabeth Homicide under Investigation
February 24, 2014 Roselle Man Admits to Armed Robbery of Gas Station
February 24, 2014 Bergen County Man charged with Abduction, Sex Assault
February 21, 2014 Elizabeth Woman Sentenced for Fatally Stabbing Brother
February 21 2014 Plainfield Men Sentenced in Fatal Shooting of Innocent Bystander
February 18, 2014 Homicide Task Force taking Primary role in Investigating Elizabeth Homicides
February 14, 2014 Middlesex County Man Sentenced for Bulk Mailing of Marijuana
February 10, 2014 Plainfield Man Sentenced for PCP Possession with Intent to Distribute
February 7, 2014 Elizabeth Man Sentenced for Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer, Eluding Police
February 7, 2014 Roselle Park Man indicted on Numerous Weapons Charges
February 6, 2014 Plainfield Man found Guilty of Murder
February 3, 2014 Death of 2-Year-Old Elizabeth Girl under Investigation
January 31, 2014 Newark Man Sentenced for Armed Robberies of Union Township Convenience Stores
January 28, 2014 Elizabeth Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing more than $100,000 from Undocumented Immigrants
January 27, 2014 Union Township Man Arrested; Weapons, Low-grade Explosives Recovered from Home, Vehicle
January 27, 2014 Newark Men Sentenced for Roles in Union Township Robberies
January 27, 2014 Elizabeth Man Sentenced to 14 years for Cocaine Sales in Public Park
January 17, 2014 Newark Man Charged with Assaulting an Officer, Eluding Police
January 17, 2014 Man Found Guilty of all Counts in Murder of Elizabeth Mother of Four
January 13, 2014 Scotch Plains Police Seeking Public Assistance Regarding Home Burglary
January 10, 2014 Somerset County Man Sentenced to 16 Years in Shooting of 5-Year-Old
January 6, 2014 Two Charged in Connection with Plainfield Homicide
December 30, 2013 Elizabeth Man Charged with Murder
December 30, 2013 Homicide Task Force Investigating Plainfield Homicide
December 30, 2013 Disbarred Cranford-Based Attorney Admits to Stealing from Clients
December 30, 2013 Newark Pair Charged in Connection with Springfield Bank Robbery
December 30, 2013 Florida Teen Charged with Making False Bomb Threat against Kenilworth Residence
December 20, 2013 Hillside Woman Indicted on Murder Charge
December 20, 2013 Arrest Made in Shooting of Off-Duty South Plainfield Police Officer in Elizabeth
December 19, 2013 Middlesex County Man Indicted on Child Pornography Charges, Alleged Sexual Assault of Teen
December 19, 2013 Elizabeth Man Found Guilty of Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer, Eluding
December 17, 2013 John H. Stamler Police Academy Graduates Second-Largest Class in 20 Years
December 13, 2013 Plainfield Man Indicted on Murder Charge
December 13, 2013 Elizabeth Man Charged in Alleged Kidnapping, Attempted Sexual Assault
December 13, 2013 Middlesex County Man Sentenced to 10 years in Prison for Plainfield Burglary
December 12, 2013 Former Plainfield Police Sergeant Found Guilty of Official Misconduct, Criminal Sexual Contact
December 4, 2013 Plainfield Homicide Under Investigation
December 3, 2013 Cranford Woman Charged with Attempted Murder of Children
December 3, 2013 Middlesex, Union Counties Agree to Share Forensics Laboratory Services
December 2, 2013 Authorities Investigating Shooting of Off-Duty Police Officer in Elizabeth
November 25, 2013 Plainfield Homicide under Investigation
November 25, 2013 Fanwood Man Charged in Connection with Weekend Standoff
November 23, 2013 Fanwood Man taken into Custody after Allegedly Firing Weapon at Police During Standoff
November 21, 2013 Suspect in Elizabeth Stabbings Charged with Murder
November 19, 2013 Suspect Arrested in Connection with Elizabeth Stabbing
November 19, 2013 Two Plead Guilty in Fatal Shooting of Plainfield Man
November 19, 2013 Guilty Plea Entered in Shooting of Plainfield 5-Year-Old
November 18, 2013 Defendant in Beating Death of Clark Man Indicted on First-Degree Murder Charge
November 18, 2013 Roselle Police Searching for Driver in Fatal Hit-and-Run
November 13, 2013 Man Stabbed in Elizabeth, Investigation In Progress
November 13, 2013 Rahway Homicide Investigation Continuing
November 7, 2013 Linden Man Convicted of Gun Charge
November 1, 2013 Additional Charges Filed Against Union Township Man Accused of Murdering Girlfriend
October 28, 2013 Remains Recovered in Newark Identified as Belonging to Homicide Victim
October 25, 2013 Elizabeth Man Found Guilty of 2004 Sexual Assaults
October 25, 2013 Elizabeth Man Convicted of Selling Cocaine in Public Park
October 24, 2013 Union Township Man charged with Murder of Cranford Woman
October 24, 2013 Reward offered for Information about Armed Robbery of Kenilworth Coffee Shop
October 24, 2013 Supervisor of UCPO Juvenile Unit Earns Statewide Award
October 11, 2013 Elizabeth Man Charged with Vehicular Homicide, DWI for Accident that killed FDNY Firefighter
October 11, 2013 Union County Human Relations Commission seeking Unity Achievement Award Nominees
October 11, 2013 Owner of Rahway Chimney Service Company Charged with Theft by Deception
October 8, 2013 Piscataway Man Convicted of Plainfield Burglary
October 4, 2013 Homicide Task Force Investigating Plainfield Shooting Death
October 4, 2013 Union County Residents Urged to Dispose of Unwanted Prescription Medication via Project Medicine Drop
October 3, 2013 Roselle Man Charged with Posing as Owner of Foreclosed Homes in Order to Rent them to Tenants
September 30, 2013 Plainfield Man Indicted for Alleged Murder of Infant Son
September 27, 2013 Somerset County Man Sentenced to 50 years for Kidnapping, Sexual Assault in Elizabeth
September 27, 2013 Elizabeth Man Sentenced to 14 years over Violent Struggle with Officers for Control of Gun
September 27, 2013 Authorities Investigating Elizabeth Homicide
September 27, 2013 Reward of up to $10,000 Offered for Information on Fatal Union Township Accident
September 27, 2013 Elizabeth Man Indicted in Alleged Robbery, Murder of 92-Year-Old Woman
September 24, 2013 Newark Men Sentenced to 50 years Apiece for Robbery, Carjacking in Linden
September 20, 2013 John H. Stamler Police Academy Seeking Alternate-Route Police Recruits
September 19, 2013 Union Township Police Seeking Public’s Help Regarding Investigation into Fatal Accident
September 17, 2013 Springfield Woman’s Son Charged with Siphoning $170,000 from her IRA Fund
September 16, 2013 Linden Man Indicted on Charges of Attempted Murder of Police Officers
September 13, 2013 Plainfield Men Sentenced for Fatal Shooting of Teenager
September 13, 2013 Clark Teen Charged with Faking own Abduction Pleads Guilty
September 9, 2013 Arrest Made in 2005 Homicide of Plainfield Woman
September 6, 2013 Plainfield Man Sentenced for String of Sexual Assaults on Girl
August 26, 2013 Hillside Motor Vehicle Accident
August 9, 2013 New Jersey Woman Charged with Filing Fraudulent Claim to Boston Marathon Charity
July 31, 2013 Woman Found Guilty of Promoting Prostitution
July 24, 2013 Indictments Against Disbarred Attorney
July 16, 2013 Authorities Investigating Plainfield Homicide
July 15, 2013 Woman Found Guilty in Drug Deaths
July 9, 2013 Roselle Park Woman Charged with Endangering Child
July 9, 2013 Authorities Seeking Information in Linden Homicide
July 5, 2013 Anniversary of Clark, N.J Homicide
July 2, 2013 Arrest Made in Plainfield Homicide
July 1, 2013 Authorities Investigation Plainfield, NJ Homicide
June 25, 2013 Newark Men Convicted of Armed Robbery, Carjacking in Officer-Involved Shooting
June 21, 2013 Plainfield Man Indicted for Shooting
June 20, 2013 Elizabeth Man Indicted on Assault Charges
June 20, 2013 Plainfield Man Guilty of Robbery
May 17, 2013 Man Convicted of Sexual Assault
May 17, 2013 Update on the arrest of Caleb Lawrence McGillvary
May 16, 2013
May 16, 2013 Authorities Searching For Suspect in Clark, N.J. Homicide
May 14, 2013 Ten Honored For Human Rights Contributions
May 14, 2013 Authorities Investigating Clark, NJ Homicide
May 14, 2013 Police Looking for Man in Connection with Assault on Infant (updated)
May 6, 2013 Latin King Convicted in Elizabeth Gang Shooting
May 6, 2013 State v. Wayne Evans
April 24, 2013 UCPO Distributes Autism Training Video
April 23, 2013 Elizabeth Man Found Guilty
April 17, 2013 Missing Person: Andrew Cooke
April 16, 2013 Conviction in Roselle Homicide
April 15, 2013 Union County Man Convicted of Sexual Assault
April 15, 2013 Conviction in Plainfield Homicide
April 5, 2013 Doctor Sentenced in Sexual Assault Case
April 3, 2013 Union County Trains for Active Shooter Scenarios
April 3, 2013 Plainfield Man Arrested at US Border
March 20, 2013 Free Public Forum Addresses Bullying, Bias
February 28, 2013 Woman Found Guilty in Theft from Pastor
February 27, 2013 Rahway Man Convicted of Robbery
February 25, 2013 Arrest Made in Plainfield Homicide
February 15, 2013 Hillside Man Arrested on Extortion Charge
February 11, 2013 Robbery Crew Sentenced to 20 Years in State Prison
January 25, 2013 Plainfield High School Teacher Arrested
January 10, 2013 Member of Bloods Street Gang Convicted on Gun Charges
January 10, 2013 Summit Man Arrested for Sexual Assault
January 10, 2013 Arrest Made in August 2011 Homicide
January 3, 2013 Guilty Pleas in Summit Beating Death
December 30, 2012 Luqman Abdullah Arrested
December 20, 2012 Man Found Guilty in 1976 Murder
December 19, 2012 Union County Homicide Task Force Investigating the Death of a Mother and her Child Following a Fire in Scotch Plains
December 10, 2012 Linden Woman who Stole more than $75,000 from an Elderly Neighbor Pleads Guilty
December 5, 2012 Robbery Crew Pleads Guilty, Facing 25 Years in State Prison
November 13, 2012 Task Force Investigating Two Separate Plainfield Homicides
November 5, 2012 Task Force Investigating Plainfield Homicide
October 29, 2012 Union County Law Enforcement, Mental Health and Private Industry Come Together to Mark Mental Health Awareness Week
October 17, 2012 Update on Linden Shooting
October 17, 2012 Prosecutor’s Office Shooting Response Team Investigating an Officer’s Weapon Being Discharged
October 16, 2012 Jersey City Man Arrested For Endangering Welfare of a Minor
October 12, 2012 Former Treasurer of the Fanwood/Scotch Plains Recycling Association Sentenced
October 9, 2012 Gang Member Found Guilty in 2005 Homicide
October 3, 2012 Union County Opens New Child Advocacy Center
October 3, 2012 A Statement from Clark Police Chief Alan Scherb
October 2, 2012 A Statement from Clark Police Chief Alan Scherb
October 1, 2012 A Statement from Clark Police Chief Alan Scherb
September 28, 2012 Elizabeth Man Found Guilty of Assault
September 27, 2012 Authorities Warn Residents To Beware of Telephone Scams
September 25, 2012 County and State Officials Will Provide Guidance on Foreclosure Issues at Free Public Forum
September 25, 2012 Task Force Investigating 9/24/12 Elizabeth Homicide
September 21, 2012 Alternate Route Program Returns to the John H. Stamler Police Academy
August 28, 2012 State v. Peter Gobel
August 22, 2012 Newark Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Carjacking, Robbery
August 21, 2012 Warrant Issued in August 8 Elizabeth Homicide
August 14, 2012 Rahway Man Found Guilty of Armed Robbery
August 8, 2012 Arrest made in July 7 Rahway Stabbing
August 6, 2012 Summit Man Indicted for Abuse Against a Minor
August 6, 2012 Plainfield Man Indicted on Sex Abuse Charges
August 1, 2012 Man Charged with Impersonating Officer / Fraudulent Clothing Bin Investigation
July 25, 2012 State v. Joanne Williams
July 20, 2012 John G. McCabe Sworn in as UCPO Deputy Chief
July 18, 2012 Elizabeth Man Convicted on Drug Charges
July 13, 2012 Summit Man Sentenced in Berkeley Heights Luring Case
July 10, 2012 Update on Linden Homicide
July 9, 2012 Homicide Investigation in Clark, N.J.
July 7, 2012 Task Force Investigating Rahway Stabbing Death
July 6, 2012 Roselle Man Sentenced to 18 Years
June 29, 2012 Task Force Investigating Elizabeth Shooting Death
June 29, 2012 Siblings Drown in Union
June 28, 2012 Guilty Plea in Elizabeth Homicide
June 22, 2012 Two Brothers Arrested in Plainfield Homicide
June 20, 2012 Additional Charges in Fatal Westfield Accident
June 12, 2012 Suspect returned to Union County from Colombia
June 4, 2012 Arrest made in the Homicide of 92-year-old Elizabeth Woman
May 30, 2012 Two Men Charged in Knights of Columbus Thefts
May 30, 2012 Woman Found Guilty in Plainfield Stabbing Death
May 25, 2012 Task Force Investigating Death of 91-Year-Old Woman in Elizabeth
May 18, 2012 Newark Man Sentenced to 26 Years for Carjacking, Robbery
May 15, 2012 Two Men Found Guilty in Elizabeth Robbery
May 10, 2012 Plainfield Shooting Death
May 10, 2012 Thirteen Honored For Human Rights Contributions
May 8, 2012 Media Release from the Roselle Police Department
May 7, 2012 Union County Marks Mental Health Awareness Month with Police Training
April 23, 2012 Man Faces Life in Prison after He Pled Guilty to an Armed Robbery in Elizabeth 2010
April 20, 2012 Task Force Investigating Elizabeth Shooting Death
April 19, 2012 Elizabeth Man Arrested for Series of Sexual Assaults
April 18, 2012 Teenager Charged in Plainfield Stabbing Death
April 9, 2012 Arrest Made in 2010 Union Township Homicide
March 27, 2012 Man Charged in Elizabeth Homicide
March 23, 2012 Two Men Convicted in Elizabeth Carjacking
March 23, 2012 Police Seeking Public’s Assistance in Sex Abuse Case
March 23, 2012 Elizabeth Man Sentenced to Life for 1989 Murder
March 23, 2012 Stribling Found Guilty
March 21, 2012 Public Forum on Gang Awareness
March 16, 2012 Arrest made in recent Elizabeth Homicide
March 14, 2012 Two Men Convicted of Armed Carjacking
March 9, 2012 Update on Roselle Double Homicide
March 8, 2012 Authorities Investigating Elizabeth Homicide
February 27, 2012 Update on Fatal Westfield Accident
February 24, 2012 Woman Arrested for Immigrant Fraud
February 23, 2012 Three Arrests Made in Roselle Homicide
February 22, 2012 Bryant “Smoke” Lee Pleads Guilty
February 20, 2012 Roselle Homicide Update
February 10, 2012 Shaleke Fisher Guilty of 2nd Degree Eluding
February 9, 2012 Shawn Harwell, Jr Charged with Murder
February 3, 2012 Newark Woman Sentenced in Drunk Driving Death
February 1, 2012 Plainfield Police Officer Arrested
January 26, 2012 Update on Elizabeth Shooting
January 26, 2012 Four Men Arrested in Drug Sweep
January 26, 2012 Update on Fatal Westfield Accident
January 23, 2012 UCPO Hires New Forensic Lab Director
January 8, 2012 UCPO Investigating Shooting
January 6, 2012 Elizabeth Man Charged in Wife’s Murder
January 3, 2012 Plainfield Man Pleads Guilty to 2011 Homicide

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