Newark man arrested for East Orange homicide

Newark man arrested for East Orange homicide

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Terrance Nelson, 35, of Newark, has been arrested and charged with the May 1 murder of Shakur Robinson, 34, also of Newark, who was fatally shot in a home on the 500 block of South Clinton Street in East Orange, according to a May 4 press release from the Essex County […]

Newark man sentenced to 5 years in prison for gun possession

NEWARK, NJ — Ricky Terrell, 24, of Newark, was sentenced May 5 to five years in prison for possessing a handgun in furtherance of a drug-trafficking crime, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced May 5. Terrell previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge John Michael Vazquez via videoconference to a one-count information charging […]

East Orange man charged in fatal hit-and-run incident

East Orange man charged in fatal hit-and-run incident

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Peter Andrews, 28, of East Orange, has been charged in a fatal hit-and-run incident that resulted in the death of Yahaira Marrero-Marcano, 43, of Newark, according to an April 30 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. On Wednesday, April 28, at approximately 10:31 p.m., Marrero-Marcano was struck by a […]

AG announces charges against alleged ‘hit squad’ of prison inmates

AG announces charges against alleged ‘hit squad’ of prison inmates

TRENTON, NJ — Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced April 29 that an alleged local leader of the Latin Kings street gang and eight inmates allegedly under his command in various correctional facilities — including Northern State Prison in Newark and New Jersey State Prison in Trenton — have been charged with forming a “hit […]

Newark man pleads guilty to drug conspiracy, crack distribution

NEWARK, NJ — Nasir Williams, 24, of Newark, admitted distributing and conspiring with others to distribute more than 28 grams of cocaine base, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced April 27. Williams pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Court Judge John Michael Vazquez to an information charging him with one count each of […]

Newark man pleads guilty to gun possession, drug distribution charges

NEWARK, NJ — Kevon Anderson, 25, of Newark, admitted illegally possessing a firearm and distributing methamphetamine, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced April 27. Anderson pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden to a superseding information charging him with one count of gun possession by a convicted felon and one […]

Orange man killed in Irvington double shooting

Orange man killed in Irvington double shooting

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a double shooting that resulted in the death of Eliameau Maxime, 32, of Orange, according to an April 26 press release from the ECPO. On Saturday, April 24, Maxime was shot in the early morning hours […]

43-year-old 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 the fatal shooting of Maurice Hudson, 43, according to an April 26 press release from the ECPO. On Friday, April 23, Hudson was fatally shot in a park located on the 500 block […]

26-year-old arrested for fatally shooting man in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Marquise Smith, 26, of Newark, has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit robbery, conspiracy to commit murder and felony murder for the fatal shooting of Agustin “Orlando” Pichardo, 51, of Newark, according to an April 19 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. It is alleged that Smith fatally […]

Newark man indicted for illegally possessing a firearm, drugs

NEWARK, NJ — Antoine Hawkins, 31, of Newark, was indicted on charges stemming from illegally possessing ammunition in connection with two shootings, illegally possessing a handgun and possessing heroin with the intent to distribute, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced April 21. Hawkins is charged with two counts of possession of ammunition by a […]

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