2nd arrest in killing of Rutgers-Newark student tops Week in Crime

Nearly a year after a Rutgers-Newark student was killed, police have made a second arrest. Meanwhile, a woman previously convicted of abducting her son has been charged in a pair of home burglaries.  The people involved in those incidents are among a...

2nd arrest in killing of Rutgers-Newark student tops Week in Crime

Nearly a year after a Rutgers-Newark student was killed, police have made a second arrest. Meanwhile, a woman previously convicted of abducting her son has been charged in a pair of home burglaries. 

The people involved in those incidents are among a group of people either charged with, indicted for, convicted of or sentenced in a wide array of crimes that made news across New Jersey in the past week.

Click through the gallery above to catch up on any law and order news you might have missed. Here's some of what's there:

  • U.S. Marshals arrested a second man in connection with the fatal shooting of a Rutgers-Newark student in April 2016. The 26-year-old Hartford, Conn. man was arrested in the Dominican Republic and faces felony murder, robbery and weapons-related charges.
  • A woman convicted of abducting her own son two years ago has been charged with burglarizing homes. The 34-year-old from East Brunswick was arrested and charged with breaking into two township homes and stealing thousands of dollars in gold dollar coins.
  • Two Jersey City men were accused in two Essex County burglaries where they posed as water department employees checking for a leak in a ruse to get inside homes and steal valuables.
  • A Woodbridge woman was driving drunk with three unrestrained children in the car when she was pulled over for driving the wrong way, Roselle Park police said. The 30-year-old faces charges of driving while intoxicated and endangering the welfare of a child.
  • The 26-year-old Toms River man who drove his truck onto a frozen river was sentenced to six months in jail for causing his dog to drown when the vehicle broke through the ice.
  • A Pittsgrove man robbed the same Vineland gas station twice, police said. On one occasion he beat the attendant and took the cash register, authorities allege. 
  • Two bouncers at a South Hackensack strip club were arrested after they allegedly attacked a patron and sent him to the hospital with a fractured skull. The employees, a 39-year-old Old Bridge man and a 42-year-old Woodbridge man were charged with aggravated assault. 
  • A Camden man was found guilty causing the death of a 42-year-old man who died of a heroin overdose in 2014. The 24-year-old faces 10 to 20 years in prison after being convicted of first-degree strict liability for the death of the Logan man.

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