Morris County CrimeStoppers is offering a reward of $1,000 reward for information which leads to an arrest in the armed robbery of a deli in Dover, New Jersey.… Continue Reading
A Randolph man was recently sentenced to more than a decade in federal prison for committing an armed robbery at a local bank in 2013.… Continue Reading
A Riverdale man who was already incarcerated on burglary charges now faces new charges for allegedly burglarizing a business in Bloomingdale, New Jersey.… Continue Reading
Two people from Texas were arrested after allegedly driving through Pequannock NJ with a handgun loaded with hollow-point bullets.… Continue Reading
Police arrested a Basking Ridge NJ man who allegedly committed an armed robbery spree in Sussex and Morris counties.… Continue Reading
Two men suspected of heading a New Jersey drug distribution ring recently received prison sentences.… Continue Reading
NJ Attorney General John Hoffman recently issued a directive about sentencing guidelines for out-of-state residents charged with illegal handgun possession.… Continue Reading
The weapon possession case against a former NY Jets football player was postponed after attorneys agreed to reschedule proceedings.… Continue Reading
A Sussex County man failed to convince the United States Supreme Court to hear his challenge to the "justifiable need" provision in New Jersey's gun law.… Continue Reading
Parsippany NJ police are looking for a masked robber who allegedly broke into a hotel room and assaulted a man.… Continue Reading
The legislative crackdown on gun ownership in New Jersey had unintended consequences last year as gun sales actually rose throughout the state.… Continue Reading
Several states have issued their support to a group of NJ residents who are challenging a controversial NJ gun law.… Continue Reading
Sparta NJ police arrested two Pennsylvania women after allegedly finding them in possession of crack cocaine.… Continue Reading
Travis J. Tormey of the Tormey Law Firm recently represented a client who was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, a second degree crime in New Jersey.… Continue Reading
Alissa D. Hascup of the Tormey Law Firm recently represented a client charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose at the Passaic County Superior Court in Paterson, New Jersey. The charges were eventually dropped thanks to her efforts.… Continue Reading
A recent study ranks New Jersey as the third-strictest state in terms of gun control laws.… Continue Reading
A Denville NJ man wanted for a shooting in Newton NJ was caught by U.S. Customs officials.
Earlier this year, in a town near the Mexican-American border, Karl Friday was arrested after being found on a Greyhound bus. At a Sierra Blanca TX checkpoint, U.S. Customs officials took Mr. Friday into custody.… Continue Reading
Last week, Mercer County detectives conducted a raid on Taareef Robinson's home in Chambersburg NJ, seizing a host of drugs as well as a shotgun.
Detectives from the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office had been investigating Mr. Robinson for a month. Police believed that Mr. Robinson had been using his Chambersburg NJ home to distribute drugs.… Continue Reading
Hanover police making a routine traffic stop found an illegal handgun with its serial number scratched off.
A couple of weeks ago, a Hanover police officer stopped a car for making an improper lane change on Route 10. When the officer approached the car, he smelled marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. The car's driver, 23-year-old Oxford resident George Nomikos, gave the officer permission to search the car.… Continue Reading
On June 4, a Belvidere man was arrested for illegal weapons possession.
New Jersey state troopers stopped Michael Miller, a 29-year-old Belvidere resident, while he was driving a Ford pickup truck. After citing Mr. Miller for a nonmoving violation, officers noticed a rifle next to him in the passenger seat.… Continue Reading
The attorney for New York Jets football player Mike Goodson has stated that another man, Garant Evans, claimed ownership of a handgun found in a vehicle occupied by Mr. Goodson.
Last month, Mr. Goodson and Mr. Evans were arrested for unlawful possession of a handgun and marijuana possession after the two (2) men were found intoxicated in an SUV on Route 80 in Denville. After taking the men by ambulance to the hospital, Netcong police officers found marijuana and a loaded .45 caliber semi-automatic handgun in the vehicle.… Continue Reading
Early Friday morning, recently signed New York Jets RB Mike Goodson was arrested for marijuana possession and unlawful possession of a handgun.
Netcong police officials say that Mr. Goodson and his companion, Garant Evans, were found intoxicated in an SUV that had mysteriously stopped in the center lane of Route 80 in Denville.… Continue Reading
According to an article on NJ.com, a Rockaway man was arrested Friday for allegedly firing a handgun in the air in Morristown during an altercation with several other individuals. According to the story, two groups of males got into an altercation at Sona 13 in Morristown and the fight was broken up by police. Later, these two groups reassembled in a different area in Morristown to settle their dispute. Several of these individuals had baseball bats and began fighting. The defendant, after being struck with a baseball bat, allegedly pulled his firearm and fired it into the air. He was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and receiving stolen property.… Continue Reading
I recently represented a client charged with 2nd degree gun possession in Cape May, New Jersey. The defendant was a 19-year old college student from Pennsylvania who was vacationing with his family in Ocean City, New Jersey. He and his friend, the co-defendant, purchased airsoft guns (pellet guns) in Pennsylvania from a flea market and brought the airsoft guns on vacation with them to New Jersey. They then fired these weapons off the balcony of their vacation home at a vacant parking lot across the street from their property. They also fired the airsoft guns at a moving vehicle which turned out to be an unmarked police vehicle with uniform law enforcement officers inside.… Continue Reading