Whatever it is that gives people the impression that Target stores are easy marks for shoplifting, police in Ocean and Monmouth Counties intend to dispel the notion. And that goes for other big shopping-center anchor stores as well.
The operator of Swervecast known as Fistpump is under arrest by Monmouth County investigators, accused of promoting pay-per-view sex involving underage girls and encouraging an attack on an adult woman.
The Brick Township man labeled an associate of the DeCavalcante organized crime family heads to a six-year prison term for pushing 1,915 grams of cocaine, planning a prostitution ring and possessing a weapon as a felon.
An undercover probe of prostitution in Hazlet and Wall Township ends with charges lodged against 12 women and seven suspected pimps from seven New Jersey counties, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, DC.
Teen prostitution has become such a significant problem in New Jersey that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is now asking for the public's help in cracking down on the individuals who force girls and young women to participate in this activity.