Police re-arrest Newark man for CDS possession and distribution

NEWARK, NJ — Furad Fleming, 18, of Newark, was re-arrested within 11 days for possession and distribution of a controlled dangerous substance on Thursday, Feb. 23. Newark police responded to New Community Corporation Complex to investigate citizen complaints of a man selling drugs near in the area. Near the intersection of Hayes Street and 15th […]

Man indicted for killing three women

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced Feb. 27 that Khalil Wheeler-Weaver, 20, of Orange has been indicted on three counts of murder in connection with the deaths of three women between Sept. 1, 2016, and Nov. 22, 2016. He has also been charged with kidnapping, aggravated sexual assault and attempted […]

Newark police seize 45 roosters, arrest two men for illegal gambling

NEWARK, NJ — Two men were arrested on Saturday, Feb. 25, and 45 roosters were seized during an illegal cock fighting event in the Newark’s North Ward. On Saturday, Feb. 25, at around 10 p.m., officers patrolling in the North Ward received an anonymous tip that there were individuals fighting roosters at the El Cacique […]

Authorities investigate car crash, shooting in Belleville

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Belleville Police Chief Mark Minichini announced today, Feb. 16, that the Belleville Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating a crash and shooting. Earlier today, in the pre-dawn hours, there was a single-car crash in the area of Franklin Avenue and […]

Former Essex County Sheriff’s PBA president charged with theft

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced that the former president of the Essex County Sheriff’s Officers PBA Local 183, Christopher Tyminski, 45, of Byram, was charged Feb. 6 with theft by deception. The charges allege that Tyminski utilized his PBA issued credit card to pay for $14,535 in repairs to […]

Man arrested for terroristic threats, weapon possession

NEWARK, NJ — The Fugitive Apprehension Team arrested Alpha Jalloh, 21, of Newark, on friday, Feb. 10, for making terroristic threats on Friday, Dec. 30. At approximately 3 p.m., police responded to a South Ward residence on a call of a man threatening a female victim with a gun. As a result of their investigation, […]

Warrant issued for aggravated assault against police officer

NEWARK, NJ — An arrest warrant has been issued for Keith J. Godbolt, 43, of Newark, for an aggravated assault against a police officer on Nov. 11. Godbolt is wanted for shooting at a police officer who interrupted a robbery at Jackie’s Kids Clothing Store, 715 Broad St. He remains at large, while his two accomplices have […]

Two Newark juveniles arrested for four separate robberies

NEWARK, NJ — Two juvenile males, a 16-year-old and 15-year old, both of Newark, were arrested on Wednesday, Feb. 8, for four separate robberies in January. These robberies we were all committed in the Ironbound section of the city between Jan. 10 and Jan. 24. None of the victims was seriously injured during their encounters […]

Shooting suspect from East Orange arrested

NEWARK, NJ — Richard Chambers, 38, of East Orange, who was wanted for a shooting that occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 31, was arrested on Tuesday, Feb. 7. On Jan. 31 at approximately 11:54 p.m., a suspect fled after shooting a 25-year-old Newark man near Fairmount Street and South Orange Avenue. The victim arrived at University […]

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