OFFICE OF THE
UNION COUNTY
PROSECUTOR
FOR EMERGENCIES, DIAL 911 Immediately 

Andrew K. RuOTOLO, JR. Justice CENTER
32 Rahway Avenue, elizabeth, NJ 07202

908-527-4500    ucpo@ucnj.org
Lyndsay V. Ruotolo
Acting Prosecutor
December 22, 2014 Two sentenced to combined 95 years in prison for 2011 Elizabeth homicide

December 19, 2014 Four-hour standoff ends peacefully with fugitive arrest in Springfield

December 15, 2014 Public’s assistance sought in identifying suspect in Elizabeth homicide

December 12, 2014 Pair charged with identity theft of multiple victims

December 9, 2014 Linden homicide under investigation

December 4, 2014 Former Scotch Plains PAL treasurer charged with misapplication of nonprofit funds

December 1, 2014 Man convicted of killing Elizabeth woman sentenced to 40 years

November 24, 2014 Investigators seeking public’s help in identifying suspect in 2013 Plainfield homicide

November 21, 2014 Newly uncovered DNA evidence yields dismissed indictment against man previously convicted of sexual assault

November 21, 2014 Irvington man sentenced to 18 years for eluding, resisting

November 20, 2014 Union County Prosecutor’s Office hosts second annual Forum for School Administrators

November 20, 2014 Newark man sentenced to life for kidnapping, robbery, murder of Somerset County woman

November 17, 2014 Eight arrested, large quantities of narcotics seized following dismantling of heroin mills

November 14, 2014 Springfield-based martial arts instructor charged with sexual assault of underage student

October 31, 2014 Elizabeth man admits to fatal shooting

October 27, 2014 Plainfield man sentenced to 18 years for armed robbery

October 24, 2014 Newark man sentenced for 2012 fatal stabbing

October 23, 2014 Six arrested, one kilo of cocaine seized following searches of vehicles, residence

October 22, 2014 Union County hosting gun buyback program

October 21, 2014 Two charged with murder of Brooklyn man

October 21, 2014 Irvington man found guilty of eluding, resisting in Elizabeth car chase

October 15, 2014 Elizabeth homicides under investigation

October 15, 2014 Elizabeth man indicted for manslaughter of 82-year-old

October 14, 2014 Newark man indicted for murder of Elizabeth resident

October 9, 2014 Plainfield man convicted of aggravated assault for brutal attack on police officer

October 6, 2014 Elizabeth man pleads guilty to causing wreck that killed FDNY veteran

October 1, 2014 Connecticut man charged with animal cruelty for forcing dog from moving car

September 29, 2014 Plainfield police officials indicted on official misconduct, conspiracy, theft charges

September 29, 2014 Elizabeth man charged with sexual assault of 6-year-old

September 29, 2014 Berkeley Heights arrest leads to recovery of LSD, marijuana, cash

September 27, 2014 Convicted defendant recaptured after fleeing during jury deliberations

September 17, 2014 Newark man convicted of reckless manslaughter for 2012 fatal stabbing

September 16, 2014 Elizabeth homicide under investigation

September 16, 2014 Man convicted of sex crimes against juvenile at Hillside public pool

September 12, 2014 Three arrested, heroin, cocaine seized in Plainfield

September 9, 2014 Roselle teen charged with attempted murder in connection with May shooting

September 8, 2014 Scotch Plains deaths found to have been result of murder-suicide

August 29, 2014 Plainfield man charged with murder

August 23, 2014 Plainfield homicide under investigation

August 21, 2014 Linden man charged with sexual assault of underage girl

August 21, 2014 Plainfield man charged with attempted murder, numerous other offenses

August 18, 2014 Plainfield man pleads guilty to heroin, weapons offenses

August 17, 2014 Suspects being sought in Plainfield shooting that left 1 dead, 3 injured

August 9, 2014 Suspect arrested following discharge of officer firearm, police pursuit

August 7, 2014 Plainfield man convicted of armed robbery

August 4, 2014 Three charged in connection with Elizabeth robberies

August 1, 2014 Elizabeth man sentenced to 30 years for 2012 murder of 92-year-old woman

July 30, 2014 Elizabeth man charged in connection with death of 82-year-old

July 30, 2014 Berkeley Heights man indicted for allegedly stealing millions from Elizabeth employers

July 29, 2014 UCPO successfully prosecutes first juvenile case involving new cyberbullying law

July 24, 2014 Arrest made in Plainfield shooting

July 24, 2014 Westfield man charged with kidnapping, attempted sex assault, beating, stabbing of woman in Roselle

July 22, 2014 Standoff ends peacefully in Union Township

July 17, 2014 Hillside man charged with distribution of child pornography

July 17, 2014 Elizabeth man indicted for making false bomb threats to the Union County Courthouse

July 12, 2014 Parents indicted for murder of 2-year-old daughter

July 12, 2014 Elizabeth man indicted for fatal stabbing

July 12, 2014 Elizabeth homicide under investigation

July 9, 2014 Dispatcher Training Made Available to Job Seekers

July 2, 2014 UCPO seeking info from public as two-year anniversary of 2012 Clark homicide approaches

July 1, 2014 Police across Union County deploying Narcan in effort to combat overdose deaths

July 1, 2014 UCPO drug investigations lead to arrests, seizures of narcotics, cash, firearms

July 1, 2014 Police across Union County deploying Narcan in effort to combat overdose deaths

July 1, 2014 UCPO drug investigations lead to arrests, seizures of narcotics, cash, firearms

June 30, 2014 UCPO investigating circumstances of fatal police-involved shooting in Elizabeth

June 27, 2014 Plainfield man charged with exposing self to 5-year-old in downtown dollar store

June 27, 2014 Newark man indicted for shooting of off-duty police officer outside Elizabeth nightclub

June 27, 2014 Plainfield man indicted for 2013 homicide

June 26, 2014 Union Township man indicted on 20 counts connected to explosives, firearms

June 26, 2014 Elizabeth men convicted of 2011 murder

June 25, 2014 Homicide Task Force continuing to seek information about Plainfield homicide

June 16, 2014 Owner of Rahway chimney service company admits to theft by deception

June 16, 2014 Owner of Rahway chimney service company admits to theft by deception

June 13, 2014 Plainfield man sentenced to 45 years for 2009 murder

June 13, 2014 Plainfield man sentenced to 45 years for 2009 murder

June 12, 2014 Rahway man caught with handgun, thousands in cash, drugs

June 6, 2014 Rahway man charged with possession, distribution of child porn

June 6, 2014 Search for suspects in Rahway homicide ends with two arrests

June 3, 2014 The FBI Seeks the Public’s Assistance with Identifying Individuals Who Aim Lasers at Aircrafts - Up to $10,000.00 Reward Being Offered

June 3, 2014 The FBI Seeks the Public’s Assistance with Identifying Individuals Who Aim Lasers at Aircrafts

June 2, 2014 Former Union County juvenile detention officer charged with sexual assault of teen detainee

June 2, 2014 Elizabeth man admits to 2012 murder of 92-year-old woman

June 2, 2014 Suspects in 2013 Rahway homicide being actively sought

June 2, 2014 Elizabeth man admits to 2012 murder of 92-year-old woman

June 2, 2014 Former Union County juvenile detention officer charged with sexual assault of teen detainee

May 21, 2014 Test

May 20, 2014 Homicide Task Force investigating shooting death of Elizabeth man

May 16, 2014 Newark man indicted for 2005 slaying of Plainfield woman

May 16, 2014 Elizabeth man sentenced to 16 years for sexual assaults

May 14, 2014 Newark man convicted of role in 2008 kidnapping, robbery, murder of Somerset County woman

May 9, 2014 Twelve Honored For Human Rights Contributions

April 30, 2014 Two indicted for aggravated manslaughter

April 30, 2014 Linden man charged with exposing himself to children

April 22, 2014 Twenty Arrested, Large Quantities of Drugs, Cash Seized in Dismantling of Narcotics Distribution Ring

April 16, 2014 Elizabeth man indicted for drug-, alcohol-fueled wreck that claimed life of FDNY firefighter

April 11, 2014 Monmouth County man convicted of stalking teen tennis player from Union County

April 11, 2014 Murderer of Union Township woman sentenced to 30 years

April 11, 2014 Essex County man sentenced to 18 years for role in high-speed chase

April 9, 2014 Roselle man sentenced to 10 years for armed robbery of gas station

April 9, 2014 Former Plainfield police sergeant sentenced to 6 years for criminal sexual contact, official misconduct

April 8, 2014 Union Township bank robbery defendant pleads guilty

April 3, 2014 Large quantity of methamphetamine seized in Linden

April 2, 2014 Essex County woman convicted of falsifying, then stealing medical records

March 31, 2014 Essex County man charged with stealing $180,000 from 96-year-old Springfield woman

March 28, 2014 YWCA Union County, UCPO hosting Domestic Violence Symposium at Kean University

March 28, 2014 Elizabeth man charged with making false bomb threats against county courthouse complex

March 26, 2014 Union Township Man Indicted for Murder, Dismemberment of Girlfriend

March 25, 2014 Essex County Man Admits to Injuring Two Union Township Officers During Attempted Getaway in Stolen Vehicle

March 21, 2014 Berkeley Heights Man Charged with Stealing $6 Million from Employer

March 21, 2014 Essex County Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Role in Robbery, Burglary That Led to Long Chase

March 21, 2014 Elizabeth Woman Sentenced to 10 years for Running Six-Figure Fraud Scheme Targeting Immigrants

March 18, 2014 Missing Elizabeth Woman Found Dead; Husband Charged with Murder

March 16, 2014 Monmouth County man sentenced to 90 days for stalking Union County teen

March 14, 2014 Essex County Man Found Guilty of Leading Police on High-Speed Chase, Heroin Possession

March 12, 2014 County Prosecutors Association of NJ Expands Statewide Autism Recognition and Awareness Training Program for Law-enforcement Representatives

March 7, 2014 Plainfield Man Sentenced to 21 years for Violent Sexual Assault

March 4, 2014 Essex County Man Admits to 2010 Murder of Union Township Woman

February 28, 2014 Three Sentenced for Union Township Armed Robbery

February 27, 2014 Elizabeth Police Officers Admit to Theft by Deception

February 25, 2014 Elizabeth Homicide under Investigation

February 24, 2014 Roselle Man Admits to Armed Robbery of Gas Station

February 24, 2014 Bergen County Man charged with Abduction, Sex Assault

February 21, 2014 Elizabeth Woman Sentenced for Fatally Stabbing Brother

February 21, 2014 Plainfield Men Sentenced in Fatal Shooting of Innocent Bystander

February 18, 2014 Homicide Task Force taking Primary role in Investigating Elizabeth Homicides

February 14, 2014 Middlesex County Man Sentenced for Bulk Mailing of Marijuana

February 10, 2014 Plainfield Man Sentenced for PCP Possession with Intent to Distribute

February 7, 2014 Elizabeth Man Sentenced for Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer, Eluding Police

February 7, 2014 Roselle Park Man indicted on Numerous Weapons Charges

February 6, 2014 Plainfield Man found Guilty of Murder

February 3, 2014 Death of 2-Year-Old Elizabeth Girl under Investigation

January 31, 2014 Newark Man Sentenced for Armed Robberies of Union Township Convenience Stores