Belleville man admits role in car theft scheme

NEWARK, NJ — A Belleville man has admitted his role in a multi-state car theft and fraud ring, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced Sept. 9. Eric Morgan, 34, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge William J. Martini in Newark federal court to an information charging him with three counts of wire fraud. According […]

Newark, Rahway men admit to drug distribution charges

NEWARK, NJ — Two area men admitted to drug distribution charges in connection to conspiring to distribute cocaine base and distributing fentanyl and cocaine base, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced Sept. 9. Tyrell Wilson, aka “Hell Rell,” 36, of Rahway, pleaded guilty Sept. 9 before U.S. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo in Newark […]

AG indicts owners of school bus company in Essex Co. for unsafe practices

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Acting Attorney Andrew J. Bruck announced Aug. 31 that the owners of an Essex County–based school bus company have been indicted for allegedly providing false information to school districts to cover up the fact that the company hired unqualified drivers, failed to conduct mandatory drug testing and criminal background checks for […]

17-year-old 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 17-year-old Khalif Harrington, of Newark, according to an Aug. 31 press release. On Monday, Aug. 31, Newark police officers went to the area of South Orange Avenue and Ashland […]

Law enforcement investigates fatal shooting of 8-year-old Newark boy

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 8-year-old Jahmeer Allen, according to an Aug. 31 press release. On the night of Sunday, Aug. 29, Newark police officers went to the 100 block of Schuyler Avenue in […]

Postal employees from Newark, Irvington charged with fraud

NEWARK, NJ — Two New Jersey postal employees were arrested Sept. 1 for their alleged roles in a fraud committed in connection with unemployment insurance benefits, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced Sept. 1.  Khaori Monroe, 28, of Newark, and Ross Clayton, 30, of Irvington, are each charged by complaint with one count of […]

East Orange man wanted for mail theft, bank fraud scheme

EAST ORANGE, NJ — An East Orange man and an Iselin man have been charged in connection with two criminal complaints charging them with scheming with U.S. Postal Service employees and others to commit mail theft, bank fraud and aggravated identity theft, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced Aug. 26. Adeeb Salih, 29, of […]

Essex County man charged with shooting two people

NEWARK, NJ — An Essex County man with a previous felony was arrested Aug. 26 on charges related to the shooting of two people in a housing complex, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced Aug. 26. Ramad Moultrie, 19, of Newark, is charged by complaint with unlawful possession of ammunition by a convicted felon. […]

34-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 Michael Rutledge, 34, of Newark, according to an Aug. 25 press release from the ECPO. On Monday, Aug. 23, just before 9 p.m., Newark police officers responded to a […]

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