Orange homicide of East Orange man investigated

ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force and the Orange Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting. On Sunday, May 13, at approximately 1:13 p.m., Raymond C. White, 32, of East Orange was shot in the 100 block of Oakwood Place in Orange. He was transported to University Hospital, where […]

Tax preparer pleads guilty, three others arraigned

TRENTON, NJ — One employee of an Essex County tax preparation business pleaded guilty and three others were arraigned in federal court for their roles in a false income tax return conspiracy that caused tax losses of more than $900,000, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced May 10 in a press release. Rudolph Sanders, 41, of […]

$7,000 in drugs, proceeds seized

NEWARK, NJ — More than $7,000 in narcotics and cash from alleged drug sales was seized during the arrests of three suspects on May 8 by Essex County sheriff’s detectives. Sheriff Armando Fontoura said that officers from his department’s Bureau of Narcotics conducted a surveillance operation at South 12th Street and Gould Avenue in Newark […]

Brown sentenced to life in prison

Confessed killer says in open court that he does not regret killing 19-year-old Brendan Tevlin

Brown sentenced to life in prison

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Four years after 19-year-old Brendan Tevlin was killed at a stoplight in West Orange while on his way home to Livingston, his killer, Ali Muhammad Brown, was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole by Superior Court Judge Ronald Wigler in Newark on May 1. In March, while […]

Jones arrested in California for double murder in Newark

SAN JOSE, CA — Marquise Jones, 22, of Newark, was arrested in San Jose, Calif., for the murder of two brothers last month in Newark. Quan Harmon, 20, and Quamir Harmon, 21, both of Newark, were fatally shot in the 900 block of Bergen Street in Newark on Wednesday, April 25. On Saturday, May 5, […]

Clifton man charged with attempted sexual assault

NEWARK, NJ — Members of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, Verona Police Department and the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant on Tuesday, May 8, at the home of Roy Vaquero, 20, of Clifton. Vaquero was arrested and charged with attempted aggravated sexual assault, attempted sexual assault and attempted endangering the welfare of […]

Irvington man admits to $2 million fraudulent check scheme

IRVINGTON, NJ — An Irvington man on Tuesday, May 8, admitted his role in a phony check scheme that stole more than $2 million in merchandise from multiple home-improvement stores throughout the country, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Koreen Higgs, 44, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden in Newark federal court to […]

Police looking into fatal shooting

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating a fatal shooting. On Tuesday, May 8, at approximately 10 p.m., Quadir Edney, 36, of Montgomery, Pa., was shot during an apparent attempted robbery in the 100 block of Hobson Street. He was […]

Two Newark men, one from EO, arrested for CDS possession

NEWARK, NJ — More than $7,000 in narcotics and cash from alleged drug sales was seized during the arrests of three suspects on Tuesday, May 8, by Essex County sheriff’s detectives. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that officers from his department’s Bureau of Narcotics conducted a surveillance operation at South 12th Street and Gould Avenue in […]

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