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New Jersey doctor cited for prescribing with a suspended license

One New Jersey doctor faces serious drug charges after allegedly selling prescription drugs, although his license to practice medicine was suspended. He has since been indicted and charged with health care claims fraud, Medicaid fraud and the unlicensed practice of medicine. Furthermore, he has been accused of multiple drug charges, including distributing drugs near a school and public property.

Plea negotiations in New Jersey hit man case move forward

A New Jersey woman has been hit with federal charges of murder for hire case after purportedly hiring someone to kill her ex-boyfriend's current girlfriend. The 42-year-old woman, a mother of two, is free on a $1 million bond. As she prepares her criminal defense, she is said to be engaging in plea negotiations with the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Man caught sleeping in his car faces DWI, drug charges

One New Jersey man is facing DWI charges after police found him stopped in the middle of the road in what appeared to be an intoxicated state. Along with a DWI charge, he has also been charged with possession of drugs, reckless driving and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released to a relative and now awaits a court appearance.

Text messages lead to sex crime charges for New Jersey cop

One New Jersey police officer is facing sexual assault charges after allegedly contacting and attempting to seduce a 12-year-old girl he met on the job. He has been arrested and charged with attempted aggravated sexual assault, in addition to luring and enticing the girl. Since the arrest, he has been suspended without pay and ordered to be held on $250,000 bail. If convicted, he faces up to 20 years in prison.