Newark man and Union woman arrested for sexual assault and exploitation of a minor

UNION, NJ — A Newark man and Union woman have been arrested after being criminally charged with the sexual exploitation of a 14-year-old female, Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel announced Dec. 1. Rony D. Game-Palacios, 30, of Newark, is charged with second-degree sexual assault and third-degree endangering the welfare of a child, and Valdirene […]

Three Newark men arrested for drugs and weapons offenses

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II announced Dec. 2 the arrests of three Newark men for possession of drugs and weapons offenses. On Nov. 22, members of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, along with members of the Newark Police Emergency Response Team, executed search warrants at three Newark […]

Newark man sentenced to prison for weapons and drug offenses

NEWARK, NJ — A Newark man was sentenced Nov. 28 to seven years and nine months in prison on weapons and drug charges, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Teriek Edwards, 44, was previously convicted on two counts of possession of firearms and ammunition by a convicted felon; one count of possession with intent to […]

Bloomfield man fatally shot in Newark

Bloomfield man fatally shot in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the fatal shooting of Lance Sally Jr., 25, of Bloomfield, according to a Dec. 1 press release from the ECPO. On Nov. 30 at 7:34 p.m., police responded to a report of a shooting on the 100 block of Salem Street […]

Two arrested for outstanding warrants; drugs, money, weapons and ammo seized

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Nov. 23 the arrests of two East Orange men wanted for outstanding warrants. During the execution of the warrants, police seized major contraband, including drugs, currency, weapons and ammunition.  On Nov. 16, members of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, […]

Newark men sentenced to prison for credit card and mail fraud

NEWARK, NJ — Two Essex County men were sentenced Nov. 16 and 17 for their roles in a scheme to steal credit cards, debit cards, and checks from the mail and use the stolen cards and checks to attempt over a million dollars of retail and online purchases and cash withdrawals, the U.S. Attorney’s Office […]

Jury convicts East Orange man of attempted murder

NEWARK, NJ — An Essex County jury has convicted Andre Murrill, 39, of East Orange, of attempted murder for purposely hitting the mother of his children with a car during an argument, causing her serious injuries, according to a Nov. 17 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. Following a four-week trial before Superior […]

23-year-old Newark man fatally shot

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the fatal shooting of Nyshon Anthony, 23, of Newark, according to a Nov. 10 press release from the ECPO. On Nov. 8 at 2:40 p.m., police responded to a report of a male shot on the 900 block of South Orange […]

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