WEST CALDWELL, NJ - At about 11:35am Sunday morning, a red sedan drove into the Brion home located on Stonybrook at the corner of Central Avenue, West Caldwell. Both West Caldwell Police and West Caldwell Fire reported to the scene immediately. Joe Brion, his wife and son were home in the house when the accident occurred; neither the driver nor the residents were harmed in any way.
Central and Stonybrook was closed during the police investigation. Additionally, the house's structure was damaged and the residents are awaiting the report from a building inspector. PSEG was also called to the area to investigate the smell of natural gas which followed the accident. No police information is available at this time.
"I wasn't home," said Ari Brion, "but my dad told me that
"Everyone is good, the car only damaged the house," Ari continued.
"I live on Washington, the first house in from Central,"
Three More Members of "Dirty Block Crime Fam" Gang Admit to Heroin Distribution And Money Laundering Conspiracies
TRENTON, NJ - Two Atlantic City men and a Millville woman today admitted their roles in a criminal street gang that used threats, intimidation and violence to maintain control of the illegal drug trade in Atlantic City, US Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
All three defendants entered their pleas today before U.S. District Judge Anne E. Thompson in Trenton federal court.
Franklin "Fat Boy" Simms, 31
US v Franklin Simms Court Papers
He pleaded guilty to:
US v Rayshell Strong Court Papers
He pleaded guilty to:
Latasha "Tasha" Cherry, 31
US v Latasha Cherry Court papers
She pleaded guilty to:
Dirty Block Crime Fam
All three defendants were members of a gang known as “Dirty Block,” also known as:
The group operated in a geographic area of Atlantic City that includes the public housing apartment complexes of Stanley Holmes Village and Schoolhouse Apartments. To date, 23 of the 34 defendants charged in this matter have been convicted, either through guilty pleas or following trial.
The Facts Gathered from Case Documents and Court Statements
Sentencing for all three defendants is scheduled for Sept. 21, 2015.
Fishman credited the following in leading to today’s sentencing:
For their contributions, Fishman also thanked:
The US Government is represented by:
VERONA, NJ - Verona Police have confirmed that another residential burglary has taken place within the township. The police are investigating an incident which occurred on Thursday night, at about 11:15pm, when an individual is said to have broken into a residence on Afterglow Road and taken at least one item; the homeowners were in their residence at the time. This event follows two previous recent and similar incidents on Grove Avenue and on Woodland Avenue.
During last night's burglary, police state that the suspect entered the Aspenglow home, saw the homeowner and fled the premises. No one was confronted or injured.
The police have further confirmed that the suspect is alleged to have gotten into a car which was last seen traveling east on Bloomfield Avenue.
Two recent previous incidents have occurred: