Girls basketball coach charged with sexually assaulting girl

Girls basketball coach charged with sexually assaulting girl

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced May 31 that Kevin Jimenez, 29, of Belleville, has been charged with three counts of aggravated sexual assault, three counts of aggravated criminal sexual contact and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child. It is alleged that Jimenez, a girls’ basketball coach […]

Two Paterson men charged in ‘grandparent scheme’

Two Paterson men charged in ‘grandparent scheme’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Two Paterson men are charged with duping a Midwestern grandfather in a fake bail scheme, according to a May 22 press release from the township of West Orange. Jose Alexander Mercedes, 28, and Reynaldito Ulloacastillo, 31, were arrested on May 17 in a sting by West Orange detectives as the two […]

A dozen arrested following narcotics investigation

A dozen arrested following narcotics investigation

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced May 19 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, along with local, state and federal agencies, executed seven search warrants during the week of May 13 in Newark, East Orange and Irvington and recovered […]

$7,000 in drugs, proceeds seized

NEWARK, NJ — More than $7,000 in narcotics and cash from alleged drug sales was seized during the arrests of three suspects on May 8 by Essex County sheriff’s detectives. Sheriff Armando Fontoura said that officers from his department’s Bureau of Narcotics conducted a surveillance operation at South 12th Street and Gould Avenue in Newark […]

WO teen arrested in stabbing of other WO teen in Montclair

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A 14-year-old male from West Orange sustained multiple stab wounds during an altercation in Montclair’s Nishuane Park on Thursday, Nov. 2, according to the Montclair Police Department. Officers were called to the park at 6:50 p.m. for an injured child, and found the victim with multiple stab wounds. The suspect, also […]

Men plead not guilty in Maplewood triple homicide

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The two men who have been charged in the Jan. 29 triple homicide in Maplewood pleaded not guilty to the murder charges in Superior Court on June 12. Lavell Davis, 37, and Jimmy Mays Jr., 34, appeared separately before Judge Ronald Wigler in Newark on an 11-count indictment that charges each man […]

Son charged in death of Maplewood Man

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Maplewood Police Chief Robert Cimino announced June 7 that authorities had made an arrest in connection with that morning’s killing of Wesley Reason, 53, inside his Maplewood home on Broadview Avenue. The victim’s son, Alexander Taylor Reason, 19, has been charged with murder and […]

Two Essex County men arrested for robbing a club at gunpoint

NEWARK, NJ — Two Essex County men were indicted by a federal grand jury on March 24 for their alleged roles in a September 2015 armed robbery of a club in Passaic, according to a press release from acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick. Jimmy Cooper, aka “Flip,” 32, of Irvington, and Keontrae Lawrence, aka […]

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