East Orange man shot to death in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating a homicide, according to a press release from the prosecutor’s office on July 4. On July 3, Laquan T. Nowlin, 32, of East Orange, was fatally shot in the area of Sanford and […]

Double homicide under investigation in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark police, is investigating a double homicide, according to a July 4 press release from the prosecutor’s office. Two people were fatally shot July 4 in the 100 block of Brookdale Avenue in Newark. The victims have been […]

Newark man shot to death in Irvington

Newark man shot to death in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal shooting of Anthony E. Young, 37, of Newark, according to a July 3 press release from the prosecutor’s office. On July 2, Young was shot at the intersection of 18th Avenue and 21st Street. […]

Orange police’s ‘Operation Freckles’ yields arrest

Orange police’s ‘Operation Freckles’ yields arrest

ORANGE, NJ — On July 2, the Orange Police Department Street Crimes Gang and Narcotics Task Force executed a narcotics search warrant operation dubbed “Operation Freckles” as a result of a long-term investigation into illegal narcotic distribution in the area of Cary Street. Nahshon Broadway, aka “Hollywood,” 36, was the target of this investigation. Detectives […]

Police investigate fatal crash in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a crash that resulted in one fatality, according to a June 23 press release from the ECPO. At approximately 2:42 p.m. on Monday, June 22, Marie A. Edwards, 71, of Hillside, was involved in a three-vehicle […]

Two charged with vandalizing police cars during protest

Two charged with vandalizing police cars during protest

NEWARK, NJ — Following an investigation by the Newark Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, two individuals have been charged with vandalizing police vehicles during an otherwise peaceful demonstration in the city of Newark, according to a June 23 press release from the prosecutor’s office. “Peaceful protesters have a constitutionally protected right to […]

Bloomfield police arrest man for two shootings

Bloomfield police arrest man for two shootings

BLOOMFIELD, NJ —  Bloomfield police arrested Tre Byrd, 19, of Newark, on June 23 for his alleged involvement in shootings that occurred on June 19, according to a press release from the Bloomfield Division of Public Safety. On Friday, June 19, at approximately 10 p.m., Bloomfield police officers were on patrol in the area of […]

Double stabbing in Irvington results in one death

Double stabbing in Irvington results in one death

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a double stabbing that resulted in one death, according to a June 22 press release from the prosecutor’s office. On Sunday, June 21, two people were stabbed in the area of 30 40th St. Alfred Julio […]

Felon admits to possessing guns, being involved in shooting

NEWARK, NJ — An Essex County man admitted being a felon in possession of three different firearms on three different days in April and May 2019, and to using one of the firearms in a shooting, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced June 15. Samaad Kelly, aka “Spud,” 33, of Newark, pleaded guilty by videoconference before […]

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