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Murder Suspect Accidentally Released, Former Cop Indicted in Sex Assault Top State News

Other top stories this week include the arrest of a prolific bank robber who graced the FBI's Most Wanted List in the 1980s and a man who admitted leading the largest indoor marijuana growing operation ever shut down by police in New Jersey.

Murder Suspect Turns Himself in After Mistakenly Being Released Tuesday

The suspect in a 2010 murder who was freed from jail Tuesday due to a paperwork snafu voluntarily returned to custody Wednesday, NJ.com reported. 

Former Ocean City Cop Indicted on Sexual Assault Charges

A former Ocean City police officer has been indicted on charges of sexual assault on a minor, according to the chief county detective for the Cape May Prosecutor's Office.

Prolific Bank Robber Arrested Following Oakland Heist

A prolific bank robber who graced the FBI's top ten most wanted list in the 1980s was captured by Waldwick police in Ridgewood following an Oakland bank heist Monday morning, according to police.

Piscataway High School Teacher Allegedly Had Sex with Student

A Piscataway High School gym teacher and coach has been arrested and charged with having sexual relations with an 18-year-old student.

Former Port Monmouth Man Admits Guilt in Huge Illegal Growing Operation

A man who formerly lived in Port Monmouth pleaded guilty today to leading a narcotics network that was responsible for the largest indoor marijuana growing operation ever shut down by police in New Jersey, the state attorney general's office announced.

A Hillsborough woman and a trucker who tried to save her were killed Tuesday during a series of crashes on Route 287, New Jersey State Police reported.

Residents Bombarded By Anonymous Porn Blasts

Officials in Glen Rock, Mahwah and other Bergen County towns have alerted residents to be on the lookout for the transmission of pornography through a popular mobile phone app. 

Search For Missing Hoarder Ends Where It Started

Police found the mummified body of Alice Klee, 68, under debris in her New Milford apartment more than two months after their initial search of the unit. 

No devices were found at Woodbridge or Edison High Schools, but for Edison students, it was the second time in as many days that a threatening letter was attached to the door of the building.

Rutgers Suspends Lacrosse Coach

Rutgers University announced today that lacrosse coach Brian Brecht had been suspended while the university investigates allegations of verbal abuse.

High School Teacher Charged with Cocaine Possession

A West Orange resident and a physics teacher at New Providence High School was arrested for alleged possession of cocaine this past weekend while on Spring break in West Palm Beach, Fla.

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