December 1st of every year marks World AIDS Day. This international day of unity is observed as a day of remembrance and encouragement as we work towards our goal of ending the HIV and AIDS epidemic. It’s important to recognize how far we’ve come in HIV prevention, care, and treatment. These achievements have improved health outcomes for all — longer, healthier lives for those living with HIV and better HIV prevention options for those who do not have HIV.
An Essex County man was sentenced today to 144 months in prison for his role as a member of a heroin trafficking conspiracy, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.
Federal officials said Raheem Tarry, 34, of Newark, previously pleaded guilty by video conference before U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton to two counts of a third superseding indictment charging him with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin and distribution of heroin and possession of heroin with intent to distribute. Judge Wigenton imposed the sentence by videoconference today.
Taking action to protect the public from a potentially dangerous child sexual predator, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs today filed a motion with the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners (“the Board”) seeking reconsideration of the Board’s decision to allow reinstatement of the license of a Megan’s Law child sex offender.
Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today issued additional guidance to prosecutors concerning the prosecution of low-level marijuana cases, supplementing his August 29, 2018 and November 4, 2020 guidance.