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New Jersey: Man who can’t use his arms has gun possession charge dropped

Published August 23, 2015 by godshope1971

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A man who can’t use his arms because of a spinal condition has had a New Jersey gun possession charge against him dropped.

The Trentonian reports (http://bit.ly/1NDDrbv ) prosecutors dismissed charges against Marcus Hubbard last week, citing a lack of evidence. ∞∞∞∞∞ CLICK HERE FOR MORE »»»»

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New Jersey: Zombie walk that once drew thousands falls victim to costs

Published August 23, 2015 by godshope1971

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — It seems money is the best medicine to put the undead to rest: The annual New Jersey Zombie Walk has fallen victim to rising costs and growing popularity.

The free event began with a group of friends shuffling and groaning their way through Asbury Park seven years ago. It grew in size over the years and raised money for charities. ∞∞∞∞∞ CLICK HERE FOR MORE »»»»

New Jersey: Mama bear, 5 cubs beat the heat in New Jersey family’s pool

Published August 22, 2015 by godshope1971

ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A mama bear and her five cubs decided to beat the heat in a New Jersey backyard pool.

Tim Basso posted a video online showing the bears climbing into his family’s above-ground pool, tumbling out of it, dragging around pool toys and climbing on a slide and swing set. ∞∞∞∞∞ CLICK HERE FOR MORE »»»»

New Jersey: Hiker climbs tree to escape coyotes, gets stuck for 5 hours

Published August 3, 2015 by godshope1971

MANCHESTER, N.J. (AP) — A hiker trying to escape from coyotes in a wooded area of southern New Jersey has gotten stuck in a tree for nearly five hours.

The Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1KucTce ) says Manchester Township police found April Lewis tied to a tree about 15 feet off the ground early Monday. ∞∞∞∞∞ SEE MORE ∞∞∞∞∞

New Jersey: Cops Man impersonated brother to avoid $7K in unpaid tolls

Published August 3, 2015 by godshope1971

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey motorist assumed his brother’s identity to avoid $7,500 in unpaid tolls after he was stopped for not paying another toll on the George Washington Bridge.

A spokesman for Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police says officers arrested the man after finding cocaine in his pocket June 15. He was released with a court date.

Spokesman Joe Pentangelo (pehn-TAN’-jeh-loh) says officers soon realized the man had produced a fictitious ID with his photo and his brother’s name to avoid $7,500 in unpaid tolls. ∞∞∞∞∞ SEE MORE ∞∞∞∞∞

New Jersey: Cops Man buys car after taking $150,000 left by ATM workers

Published August 3, 2015 by godshope1971

MAHWAH, N.J. (AP) — One of two men suspected of making off with a bag containing $150,000 in cash that was mistakenly left behind by ATM workers bought an SUV with the money hours later, police said.

Alton Harvey, 42, of Hillside, was arrested Wednesday after police traced a white van that was captured on surveillance video pulling up to the bag of cash that the ATM employees forgot outside a business in Mahwah, in northern New Jersey, on Monday. The video showed a passenger in the van grabbing the bag.

Police said the van was seen in another video pulling into a nearby auto repair business and pilfering used tires. ∞∞∞∞∞ SEE MORE ∞∞∞∞∞

New Jersey: ATM workers forget bag of cash, man drives off with $150K

Published August 3, 2015 by godshope1971

MAHWAH, N.J. (AP) — Police say a man drove off with a bag containing $150,000 in cash after two employees who were replenishing ATMs mistakenly left it on a lawn in northern New Jersey.

Mahwah police say in a news release that the ATM employees had stopped at a business on Industrial Avenue when one of them placed the satchel on the front lawn as he moved items around in their vehicle.

They drove off, forgetting the bag. ∞∞∞∞∞ SEE MORE ∞∞∞∞∞