TRENTON, N.J. — Although state regulations don’t specifically mention or prohibit duct tape, New Jersey Health Department officials say using duct tape is not acceptable under any circumstances.That’s why the health department is investigating a Thursday morning incident where two EMTs from the Hamilton-based Meditransport of New Jersey used duct tape on the wrists, ankles and arms to restrain a male patient being transferred from the Millhouse Nursing Home in Trenton. Click here for the complete story.
NEDERLAND — A local man is facing 10 years in jail and thousands in fines after authorities linked him to numerous cases of child pornography.Texas Office of the Attorney General’s Child Exploitation Unit and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office investigators executed an evidentiary search warrant Thursday morning at a residence in Nederland. His bonds total $2.5 million. If found guilty, Simon faces a maximum 10-year sentence and $10,000 fine for each offense. This search warrant was the result of a National Center for Missing and Exploited Children CyberTipline Report involving the upload of child pornography to an online storage account.Evidence was seized, police said, and 26 year-old Zachary Allen Simon of Nederland was arrested and booked into the Jefferson County Correctional Facility on ten counts of possession of child pornography, all third degree felony offenses.
From December 2015 to March 2016, Progressive Dairyman asked its readers if they supported or did not support National Milk Producers Federation’s (NMPF) decision to phase out tail docking as an approved industry practice beginning in 2017 instead of 2022 as originally planned. More than 744 readers responded to the poll online or over the phone. Results of the poll are shown in the graphic below. PDadvertisementadvertisement More than half of U.S. dairy producers do not support NMPF’s decision to phase out tail docking earlier than previously planned.