Murder, rape and robberies up, aggravated assaults down from 2010.
Overall crime in New Jersey rose 3-percent from 2010 to 2011, but violent crimes remained the same, according to New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa. Those violent crimes, which are classified as murder, rape, robbery and aggravated assault made up for 27,173—or 13-percent—of the state’s overall crimes, according to Chiesa's release. Overall, there were 217,073 reported crimes in New Jersey in 2011. Murder rose 2-percent from 2010 to 2011, from 372 reported incidents to 380. Rape reports rose from 985 to 991, and robberies had the biggest jump from 11,859 to 12,216, the report showed. Aggravated assault dropped 3-percent from 13,958 reports to 13,586. July had the highest number of reported violent crimes, the report showed, with 2,…
AAA Reliable and Old Reliable Construction, LLC, both allegedly located at 25 Lincoln Ave., face a lawsuit that alleges, among other things, that each did not complete work they had been contracted to do and in some cases destroyed or damaged chimneys
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Two Fair Lawn-based home improvement companies that face a state lawsuit for allegedly defrauding dozens of customers have agreed to temporarily halt advertising initiatives and stop taking on new projects, New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced Wednesday. AAA Reliable, Inc. and Old Reliable Construction, LLC, both allegedly located at 25 Lincoln Ave., are temporarily barred from advertising, selling or performing home improvements and have had their company assets frozen and website disabled. In addition to their Fair Lawn address, the companies, which specialize in chimney repair, roofing repair and gutter cleaning, according to the suit, also maintained business addresses in Franklin Lakes, North Haledon and Totowa. Each …