Archive for Tag: auto theft

Eulner bill would increase penalties for catalytic converter thefts

TRENTON, N.J. – Catalytic converter thefts have exploded over the last several years as precious metal prices have risen exponentially. To deter those thefts, Assemblywoman Kim Eulner has introduced legislation that would stiffen penalties for that specific crime. Federal law enforcement agencies busted a multimillion-dollar nationwide catalytic converter theft...

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Assembly Democrats get earful at car theft hearing: bail reform, bail reform, bail reform

TRENTON, N.J. – Democrat leadership unsuccessfully attempted to steer the conversation away from bail reform at the Assembly Law and Public Safety car theft hearing on Monday. Committee Chairman William Spearman said multiple times, “Stay on topic,” and “We’re not here to talk about bail reform,” when law enforcement...

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Eulner and Piperno aim to arrest rising car thefts with sweeping bill package

TRENTON, N.J. – In response to the statewide spike in motor vehicle thefts, Assemblywomen Kim Eulner and Marilyn Piperno introduced a package of legislation to combat crime through increased penalties and stiffer sentencing. “We believe the issue must be addressed legislatively and demand enhanced penalties for criminals charged with...

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