Blaze at two-family home caused multiple injuries.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, October 4, 2012
A Bound Brook woman was sentenced to seven years of prison on Thursday for setting a 2011 fire that injured multiple people at a two-family home, Somerset County Prosecutor Geoffrey D. Soriano Said. Yanilda Rosario, 40, had pleaded guilty on Aug. 3 to charges of six counts of aggravated arson and one count of aggravated assault. In exchange for the plea, the prosecution recommended that she serve seven years in state prison with 85 percent of the term to be served without parole in accordance with the No Early Release Act. Judge Julie M. Marino sentenced Rosario in accordance with the plea agreement. Rosario was arrested Sept. 18, 2011 after an investigation revealed that she started a fire that injured a 45-year-old male and led to the …
James Ford is charged with killing a Teaneck man in Bound Brook in 2011.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, May 4, 2012
A reputed Bloods gang member who was charged with killing a Teaneck man near the Bound Brook train station in March 2011, has asked that his trial be moved, according to an article on nj.com. According to the article, defendant James Ford said in a Somerset County courthouse Wednesday that he is concerned about the publicity of the case and a belief that he won't receive justice. Ford was arrested in 2011 with his half-brother, Elijah Ford, for the fatal shooting of Damian Williams, 24, as well as the shooting of 18-year-old Kendell Harrell, of South Bound Brook, who was only wounded in the incident. Both James Ford and Elijah Ford faced charges of first-degree murder, conspiracy, aggravated assault and weapons charges when they were …