Friday, March 8, 2013
Amalia Mirasola was found guilty of shooting her husband inside their Butler home in 2010.
A Butler woman was sentenced to 40 years in state prison Friday after being convicted of murdering her husband inside their home in 2010. Amalia Mirasola, 47, was found guilty of murder and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose on Jan. 31. She was charged with shooting her husband, Carl Mirasola, who was 43 at the time of his death. In addition to the prison sentence, the Hon. Robert Gilson, J.S.C. required that Mirasola serve 85 percent of her sentence under the state's No Early Release Act before she becomes eligible for parole, according to a press announcement of the sentencing by Acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp. She will also have five years of parole supervision. “The sentence was an appropriate exercise of the…
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Morris County residents are invited to come, learn and share ideas about making schools safer.
Since the Newtown shootings, school safety has been on the minds of many throughout the nation and here at home. In an effort to generate community discussion on the topic, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office wants to get citizens talking. In partnership with the East Hanover School District, the New Jersey Department of Education and the Morris County Superintendent of Schools, the prosecutor's office is sponsoring a Morris County School Safety and Security Summit. The event is scheduled for next Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy at 500 W. Hanover Ave. in Parsippany. “Community-wide partnerships and efforts that focus on leveraging all of our support systems, both in the educational …
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Prosecutors from Morris, Essex, Union and Warren counties led seven-month investigation.
A multi-agency, joint investigation has led to 24 arrests for attempted murder, gang activity, weapons charges and running a drug operation, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office said Saturday morning. More information into the arrests and the seven-month investigation led by the prosecutor's offices from Morris, Warren, Essex and Union counties will be released at a news conference Saturday at 3 p.m. UPDATE: Morris County Prosecutor Robert A. Bianchi called the bust "the largest in Morris County history." Read more here. More arrests are expected, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office said. Patch will have updated information following the news conference.
Monday, June 13, 2011
Narcotic Enforcement Officers Association names him Prosecutor of the Year.
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Monday, June 13, 2011
Morris County Prosecutor Robert A. Bianchi will be named "Prosecutor of the Year" by the New Jersey Narcotic Enforcement Officers Association Tuesday. The award will be presented at a ceremony during the group's 42nd Annual Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Atlantic City. The conference continues through Friday. According to the association, Bianchi was picked because of his "significant overhaul of the investigative mission of the Morris County Prosecutor's Office." It notes Bianchi, who was appointed to the prosecutor post in 2007, created his office's Intelligence Crime Task Force, under the same command structure as its Special Enforcement Unit. The association also credits Bianchi for credting the Burglary Crime Task Force. "When …