Newark man convicted of vehicular homicide

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced March 22 that Garrett Carter, 52, of Newark, was convicted by an Essex County jury of vehicular homicide in connection with the death of Steven Dawkins, 39, of Orange. Following a trial before Superior Court Judge Michael L. Ravin, the jury convicted Carter […]

Authorities investigate fatal shooting in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Irvington Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers announced March 20 that authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old male in Irvington. Shortly before 3 p.m. on March 20, Irvington police officers responded to the 1100 block of Clinton Avenue on reports of […]

Man sentenced to 20 years for aggravated manslaughter

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced March 19 that Khalil Harris, 52, of Newark, was sentenced to 20 years in New Jersey State Prison for fatally shooting Curtis Thomas, 42, also of Newark. In February, Harris was about to go on trial for the Aug. 31, 2016, murder when […]

Man fatally shot on Renner Ave. in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced March 18 that 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 Dax M. Rowland, 28, of Newark. Rowland was fatally […]

EO teen found dead in car

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi announced March 18 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from East Orange, is investigating the fatal shooting of Rashawn Y. Simmons, 19, of East Orange. At approximately 9 p.m. […]

18-year-old shot, killed in Chinese food restaurant

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced March 18 that 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 Deante Barr, 18, of Newark. Barr was fatally shot at […]

Jury convicts man of violating Community Supervision for Life

Jury convicts man of violating Community Supervision for Life

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced March 15 that Frank Womack, 59, of Newark, was convicted by an Essex County jury of four counts of violating Community Supervision for Life following a one-day trial before Superior Court Judge Arthur Batista. The jury deliberated for 14 minutes before finding him […]

Reputed gang leader sentenced to life plus 10 years

Reputed gang leader sentenced to life plus 10 years

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced March 15 that Naim “Stackz-Strafford” Jones, 42, of Newark, was sentenced to life plus 10 years by Superior Court Judge James W. Donohue after being convicted of conspiracy to commit murder and weapons offenses related the murder of William Porter IV, age 23. […]

Law enforcement seizes half a million dollars in drugs and guns

Law enforcement seizes half a million dollars in drugs and guns

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced March 14 that detectives from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, whose members include detectives from the Newark Police Department, Rutgers Police Department and the Newark Police Department’s Emergency Response Team, executed three search […]

East Orange man charged with sexually assaulting 15-year-old

East Orange man charged with sexually assaulting 15-year-old

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II announced March 14 that Michael Bordo, 42, of East Orange, has been charged with sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child and luring — all second-degree offenses. It is alleged that the crimes occurred between Oct. 1, 2018, and March 5, 2019, in […]

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