Pedestrian killed in Newark motor vehicle collision

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced June 23 that the Newark Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a fatal motor vehicle incident. On June 22 at approximately 6:45 p.m., Tamara Campbell, 35, of Newark was […]

Man arrested for arson homicide

NEWARK, NJ — Harold Greene, Jr., 47, of Newark, was arrested on Thursday, June 15, and charged with the murder of Paul Hook, 56, also of Newark. On Tuesday, June 13, firefighters responded to a report of a fire in the basement at 756 Clinton Ave. in Newark at approximately 7:51 p.m. While putting the […]

Men plead not guilty in Maplewood triple homicide

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The two men who have been charged in the Jan. 29 triple homicide in Maplewood pleaded not guilty to the murder charges in Superior Court on June 12. Lavell Davis, 37, and Jimmy Mays Jr., 34, appeared separately before Judge Ronald Wigler in Newark on an 11-count indictment that charges each man […]

Maplewood man charged with identity theft

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced May 25 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office has charged Aniol Sejour, 30, of Maplewood with identity theft and trafficking in personal financial information. According to Deputy Chief Assistant Prosecutor Walter J. Dirkin, who is handling the case, it is alleged that Sejour redirected […]

NJ Transit ticket agent charged with selling fake tickets

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and NJ Transit Police Chief Christopher Trucillo announced May 22 that John A. Davey, 49, of East Brunswick has been arrested and charged with official misconduct, theft and forgery. The investigation was conducted by the NJ Transit Police Fraud Investigation Unit and the Essex County […]

Woman and man arrested for robbery, aggravated assault

NEWARK, NJ — The Fugitive Apprehension Team arrested Sakeya N. Hayes, 32, and Alvin Wright, 27, both of Newark and both wanted in connection with a robbery and aggravated assault that occurred on Saturday, May 20. At approximately 1:30 p.m., police responded to Palm Street near Tremont Avenue on a call of an assault. Two […]

Essex County jury convicts Irvington man of drug distribution

IRVINGTON, NJ — An Essex County jury has convicted Roland “Chalo” Roberts, 34, of Irvington of two counts, one for possession of heroin and another for possession of heroin with intent to distribute. Following a trial before Superior Court Judge Nancy Sivilli, the jury deliberated for six hours during two days before finding Roberts guilty […]

Warrants issued for two suspects in separate shooting incidents

NEWARK, NJ — Hassan Hutson, 32, of Newark, and Marquise Robinson, 22, of East Orange, are being sought by Newark police for separate shooting incidents. On Friday, May 5, at approximately 9 p.m., police responded to the 700-block of South 19th Street on a call of a man shot. Police located the 36-year old victim, […]

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