Bloomfield police receive state grant for services for at-risk youth

Bloomfield police receive state grant for services for at-risk youth

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and the Juvenile Justice Commission announced Sept. 17 that the governor’s Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Committee has awarded six grants totaling more than $200,000 to local police departments and community-based organizations to encourage the use of stationhouse adjustments for youth who have contact with the […]

State celebrates milestone anniversaries of teen driver laws

TRENTON, NJ — As crashes involving teen drivers continue to trend downward in New Jersey, the Division of Highway Traffic Safety announced Sept. 1 a public awareness campaign to commemorate milestone anniversaries for the state’s nationally acclaimed teen driver laws.  This year marks the 10-year anniversary of Kyleigh’s Law, which requires teens to affix stickers […]

AG sues to protect U.S. Postal Service and mail-in voting from cutbacks

TRENTON, NJ — Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced Aug. 25 that New Jersey, New York, and a coalition of state, county and local governments are suing to block the policy and operational changes recently put in place by the U.S. Postal Service. The complaint alleges that these changes have already disrupted vital mail services […]

Correctional police officer from Orange charged with falsifying records

Correctional police officer from Orange charged with falsifying records

ORANGE, NJ — Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced Aug. 25 that criminal charges have been filed against a senior correctional police officer at Northern State Prison who allegedly falsified a New Jersey Department of Corrections record to conceal his membership in an outlaw motorcycle gang. Ruben Morales, 41, of Orange, was charged by complaint-summons […]

AG arrests 21 alleged sex offenders in ‘Operation Screen Capture’

AG arrests 21 alleged sex offenders in ‘Operation Screen Capture’

TRENTON, NJ — On Aug. 26, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced the arrests of 21 individuals who are charged with sexually exploiting children online. The 19 men, one woman and one juvenile male were arrested in “Operation Screen Capture,” a collaborative operation launched in response to a dramatic increase in reports of potential threats to […]

AG, DEP files suits against alleged polluters

AG, DEP files suits against alleged polluters

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine McCabe announced Aug. 27 the filing of 12 new environmental enforcement actions targeting polluters across New Jersey whose actions threaten the health and safety of residents in minority and lower-income communities in Newark, Orange, South Orange, Paterson, Jersey City, Elizabeth, […]

AG sues Trump administration to block EPA rule

TRENTON, NJ — Attorney General Gurbir Grewal joined a coalition of attorneys general in suing to block a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency final rule that restricts the authority of states to protect their waters from pollution, according to a July 21 press release. For more than three decades, the EPA has consistently acknowledged that Section […]

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