Last Kauffman case holdout pleads to disorderly offense

The last hold out in the Kauffman drug ring quietly pleaded guilty to a disorderly persons offense Friday.Paul Pagano was determined to go to trial after rejecting a plea deal last month that would have given him no jail time — but would have had him admit to drug possession.“Why would I admit to doing … Read moreLast Kauffman case holdout pleads to disorderly offense

April Kauffman died hours before her husband said he left for work, pathologist found

A noted pathologist put April Kauffman’s time of death hours before her husband said he left for work the morning she was killed, according to a letter he sent to the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office in 2012. The office reached out to Dr. Michael Baden, perhaps the highest profile medical examiner in the country, days … Read moreApril Kauffman died hours before her husband said he left for work, pathologist found

Man accused in April Kauffman’s killing is looking for a lawyer

The only man facing charges in the killing of April Kauffman is looking for a lawyer. But without money to do so, he had taken a different tack. After GoFundMe removed his page seeking money for legal representation, Freddy Augello has now reached out directly to his friends on Facebook. “To whom it may concern, … Read moreMan accused in April Kauffman’s killing is looking for a lawyer

James Kauffman dead in apparent suicide at jail

A Hudson County spokesman confirmed Dr. James Kauffman was found dead of an apparent suicide at about 9:20 Friday morning. Next of kin has been notified, James Kennelly said. Defense attorney Lou Barbone said Kauffman died at the jail, but he could get no additional information at this point. The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office investigates all … Read moreJames Kauffman dead in apparent suicide at jail

Cape rocker allegedly led Pagans and set up April Kauffman’s killing

James Kauffman, Freddy Augello and three others have first court appearance Lots of people knew Freddy Augello made music and guitars. Ferdinand Augello is a guitarist who plays in a band and owns Freddymade, which specializes in custom vintage style guitar. But there was another side to him, according to charges that claim he found … Read moreCape rocker allegedly led Pagans and set up April Kauffman’s killing