Christian Importuna, 24, of Englishtown produced at least two videos of himself sexually assaulting a child, according to charges filed today by the FBI, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: March 26th, 2020 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Christian Importuna, Monmouth County News, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito | No Comments »
NEWARK, N.J. – U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito of the District of New Jersey today urged the public to report suspected fraud schemes related to COVID-19 (the novel coronavirus) by calling the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) hotline (1-866-720-5721) or to the NCDF e-mail address: [email protected].admin | Filed under: News, Press Release | Tags: COVID-19, COVID-19 fraud, New Jersey, Press Release, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito, U.S. Justice Department | Comments Off on U.S. Attorney Urges Public To Report COVID-19 Fraud
The U.S. Justice Department sued the State of New Jersey, Governor Phil Murphy and NJ Attorney General Gurbir Grewal yesterday, seeking to halt the elements of Grewal’s Immigrant Trust Directive which 1) prohibit law enforcement officers from honoring ICE detention requests on illegal aliens in custody for other crimes and 2) require law enforcement officers to give those aliens written notice in their native language that ICE is looking for them.
“Jurisdictions that adopt sanctuary policies and instead release these criminals put all of Americans in harm’s way,” President Donald Trump said during remarks to the National Governors Association on Monday according to The Washington Post. “I know we have different policies, different feelings, different everything. But sanctuary cities are causing us a tremendous problem in this country. We have stone-cold killers that they don’t want to hand over to us and then they escape into communities and they cause, in some cases, tremendous havoc.” Read the rest of this entry »Posted: February 11th, 2020 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, Attorney General William Barr, Governor Phil Murphy, Immigrant Trust Directive, New Jersey, President Donald Trump, Sanctuary State, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito | 2 Comments »
Ahmed A-Hady, 35, of Keyport, New Jersey, was arrested by the FBI early on Saturday morning and charged with being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. He expected to appear on before U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph A. Dickson in Newark federal court on Monday, according to a statement by U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.
A note found in the pants of the male suspect in the Jersey City mass shooting last week prompted federal authorities to investigate A-Hady who goes by the name Ed Him on social media.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: Ahmed A-Hady, Ed Him, Jersey City shooting, Keyport, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito | Comments Off on Monmouth County Man Connected To Jersey City Shooting Faces Federal Weapons Charges
Angel Santo Jerez Matos, 60, a/k/a “El Colonel,” today admitted his role in conspiring to traffic approximately 300 grams of fentanyl into New Jersey, according to an announcement by U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.
According to the documents filed in this case and statements made in court:
Matos was a supplier of fentanyl, heroin, and cocaine to a drug trafficking organization operating in and around New Jersey.Art Gallagher | Filed under: New Jersey, News | Tags: Angel Santo Jerez Matos, Cocaine, Drug Trafficking, fentanyl, Heroin, New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito | Comments Off on Mexican National Pleads Guilty To Trafficking Fentanyl into NJ
Martin Fried, a pediatric gastroenterologist in Ocean Township is scheduled to appear in federal court in Newark this afternoon on charges of attempting to distribute oxycodone and distribution of Adderall and Xanax outside the usual course of professional practice and not for a legitimate medical purpose, according to an announcement by U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.
According to documents filed in the case and statements made in court Fried owned and was the sole practitioner at a medical practice, Healthy Days LLC, at 3300 Sunset Ave, specializing in pediatric gastroenterology, and touting specialties in “nutrition,” “Lyme disease and co-infection,” and “genetic/DNA testing.”admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Healthy Days LLC, Martin Fried, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Ocean Township, U.S, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito | Comments Off on Feds Charge Monmouth County Doctor With Illegal Prescription Drug Distribution
Angelo Curato, 26, of Manalapan, was arrested by federal authorities today and charged with convincing children to engage in sexually explicit conduct online, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.
On June 2, 2017, law enforcement officers executed a search warrant at Curato’s residence. A forensic review of Curato’s laptop revealed hundreds of sexually explicit chat messages on his Skype accounts and hundreds of screenshots of boys engaging in sexually explicit conduct.
The defendant was arrested by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s at that time and charged with one count of third degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child for Possession of Child Pornography and one count of second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child for Distribution of Child Pornography.
He is charged today by federal complaint with one count of producing visual depictions of a child engaged in sexually explicit conduct.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Angelo Curato, Child Pornography, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni, Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito, U.S. Attorney's Office | Comments Off on Manalapan Man Arrested By Feds For Producing Child Porn
Martin N. Racioppi, 52, of Monmouth Beach, pleaded guilty in federal court in Trenton today to robbing the Navesink branch of Investor Saving Bank, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.
Racioppi entered the Navesink Investors branch on July 20, 2017 and demanded money from a teller. He fled with approximately $1,600. The FBI arrested him the following day in Eatontown.
This is Racioppi’s third bank robbery conviction. He was released from federal prison on March 26, 2014 for his 2007 conviction in the robbery of a Red Bank Sovereign Bank branch, according the the Federal Bureau of Prisons. He was on parole for a previous bank robbery conviction at the time of the Red Bank robbery, according to RedBankGreen. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: March 20th, 2018 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Martin N. Racioppi, Martin Racioppi, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito | Comments Off on Monmouth Beach Man Pleads Guilty To Bank Robbery