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Kauffman pleads not guilty on gun, obstruction charges

James Kauffman pleaded not guilty Thursday to gun and obstruction charges. The former endocrinologist appeared briefly in court, the one-brown hair that rings his balding head now pure white. The plea offer in the case is five years with 3½ years of parole ineligibility, Chief Assistant Prosecutor told Superior Court Judge Bernard DeLury. Defense attorney Lou Barbone — whose partner, Ed Jacobs, has been representing Kauffman — indicated they will file motions in the case,
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Kauffman makes brief court appearance

The weapons charge against Dr. James Kauffman is headed to a grand jury. The Egg Harbor Township doctor who pulled a gun when detectives came to his office with a search warrant in June had a brief court appearance Tuesday. There have been no offers made in the case. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has until Sept. 13 to get an indictment, said attorney Patrick Joyce, who was representing Kauffman while attorney Ed Jacobs in
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Prosecution wants to compare husband’s DNA to blood found at Linwood homicide

April Kauffman’s husband may soon have to submit his DNA in her homicide investigation. But the public won’t know. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office filed a motion to compel Dr. James Kauffman to submit to a buccal swab to compare his DNA with blood found mixed with the victim’s in the guest bedroom of the home they shared. Kauffman has been completely cooperative with the investigation, including giving the Prosecutor’s Office leads in the case,
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