March 28, 1992 |
Viacheslav Fetisov, a defenseman for the New Jersey Devils, was detained by U.S. marshals for several hours Friday as part of a $1-million dispute with his former agent. Fetisov was taken into custody by order of a federal judge, who released him later in the evening after a court hearing.
April 28, 2000 |
Authorities searching for a missing computer consultant recovered his body from a New Jersey swamp, 10 days after he was believed to have been kidnapped from a Kentucky motel by a man brandishing fake FBI credentials. Gregory J. Marcinski is accused of kidnapping Paul Jeffery Gale from a motel in Florence, Ky. Marcinski's housemate was arrested and told agents where to find the body, the FBI said in court papers.
August 29, 1998 |
A man suspected of faking his death in Hurricane Bonnie's rough surf to avoid criminal charges was arrested at a diner Friday along with his fiancee, the only person who claimed to have seen him go under. Antonio Mandarino Jr., 23, and Kimberly Kuda, 21, were charged with conspiracy, causing false public alarm and drug charges. Kuda was also charged with filing a false police report. "It's a big misunderstanding," Mandarino told reporters outside the courthouse.
March 11, 1993 |
A 25-year-old chemical engineer of Palestinian descent was arrested Wednesday in connection with the World Trade Center bombing, becoming the third man detained in the case who has ties to a figure in the slaying of right-wing Jewish leader Meir Kahane. Investigators also said that they have uncovered new evidence indicating that the bombing suspects might have received financial aid from abroad.
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March 12, 1998 |
A prosecution witness in the slaying of Ennis Cosby has been indicted in New Jersey on drug charges that could send her to state prison for up to 10 years, authorities said Wednesday. Tracy West, 35, of Los Angeles was charged by the Passaic County Grand Jury with possession of cocaine as well as possessing cocaine with intent to distribute.
August 2, 2000 |
Disgraced financier Robert E. Brennan, who, before regulators labeled him a cheat, appeared in TV commercials urging investors to buy penny stocks, was arrested and charged with bankruptcy fraud. Two indictments were unsealed with Brennan's arrest, both related to his cashing of $500,000 in casino chips five years ago. These are the first criminal charges Brennan has faced. He was arrested at his Colts Neck, N.J., home.
April 9, 1998 |
A state building superintendent was in jail after being accused of installing video cameras in apartment bedrooms and secretly filming female residents. Renaldo Carreno, 38, who appeared at a Monmouth County court hearing in Freehold, allegedly made hundreds of videotapes, some of which show the women undressed. Prosecutors said he installed miniature cameras and microphones into waist-high wall molding in the bedrooms of apartments.
March 11, 1993 |
In many ways, he is everything that prime suspect Mohammed A. Salameh is not: a man of educational achievement with a professional career, just starting a family, a newly sworn American citizen with real roots in his community. But authorities say the remarkably dissimilar Salameh and newest suspect Nidal Ayyad share significant bonds--a Palestinian heritage and key roles in the deadly bomb attack on New York's World Trade Center.
January 21, 1995 |
A Nevada gaming regulator was arrested with another man on charges of hitting a $100,000 keno jackpot using a highly confidential computer code. Ronald D. Harris was fired as an electronics expert for the Nevada Gaming Control Board after his arrest Sunday in the alleged scam at Bally's Park Place Casino Hotel.
November 13, 2001 |
A man was arrested and charged Monday with kidnapping a 6-year-old girl from a quiet New Jersey neighborhood where her family moved to as a haven after the World Trade Center attacks, authorities said. Barry Sherman, 37, was arrested at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, N.J., and charged with first-degree kidnapping, endangering the welfare of a child and making terrorist threats, said FBI Special Agent William Evanina.