Newark, Irvington men arrested for fraudulent debit card scheme

NEWARK, NJ — Two Essex County men were arrested April 9 for their roles in a fraudulent debit card scheme, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Alateef Perry, 43, of Newark, and Rajohn Dawkins, 25, of Irvington, are charged by complaint with conspiracy to commit access device fraud. According to documents filed in this […]

Man charged with fatally stabbing his father in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Noah Jennings, 22, of Jersey City, has been arrested and charged with the fatal stabbing of his father, Phillip Jennings, 60, of Newark, according to an April 6 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. It is alleged that Phillips Jennings was stabbed in his second-floor apartment on Oration Street in […]

Roseland police officer faces 21 criminal charges, including sexual assault

Roseland police officer faces 21 criminal charges, including sexual assault

ROSELAND, NJ — A Roseland police officer has been arrested on 21 charges, including aggravated sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a minor and witness tampering, according to a March 31 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.  Richard Haffner, 43, of West Caldwell, was taken into custody on March 31 without incident. He […]

Sheriff’s officers arrest armed suspect following robbery at Newark 7-Eleven

NEWARK, NJ — A Newark man was arrested by sheriff’s officers Monday morning, March 15, after he allegedly robbed a 7-Eleven convenience store in Newark, according to a press release from the Essex County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that officers from his department’s Patrol Division were traveling south on Elizabeth Avenue near East […]

Irvington and Newark men charged in Brick City homicide

NEWARK, NJ — Three men — Tyshon Armor, 19, of Newark; Reynold Henderson, 18, of Irvington; and Isaad S. Jackson, 20, of Newark — have been arrested in connection with the March 9 shooting death of Dedric Bracey, 22 of Newark, according to a March 11 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.  Shortly […]

Bloomfield police arrest man for early morning shooting

Bloomfield police arrest man for early morning shooting

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — On Sunday, Feb. 7, at approximately 3:30 a.m., Bloomfield police units responded to the 500 block of Bloomfield Avenue on report of a shooting. Upon police arrival, it was determined that a male victim had sustained a gunshot wound to the right hand. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment […]

Orange woman arresting for stealing HIV medication from East Orange veterans pharmacy

Orange woman arresting for stealing HIV medication from East Orange veterans pharmacy

EAST ORANGE, NJ — A former pharmacy technician was arrested for stealing prescription HIV medications from the pharmacy of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in East Orange, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced on March 10. Lisa M. Hoffman, 48, of Orange, is charged by complaint with theft of medical products, specifically HIV medication.  […]

Montclair man arrested for trying to lure underage boy

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced March 2 that a Montclair man has been arrested for attempting to lure a boy under the age of 16 for sex and sending child sexual abuse materials via social media to persons he believed were underage. Keith F. Matheis, 67, of Montclair, was arrested March 1 […]

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