Juvenile arrested in connection with homicide of Irvington man

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé announced Sept. 27 that a 16-year-old suspect was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm in connection with the recent fatal shooting of Kyle Eley, 50, of Irvington.  On Sept. 14, Newark police discovered […]

32-year-old arrested for muder of East Orange man

NEWARK, NJ — Marquis McCray, 32, of Newark, has been arrested and charged with the murder Wayne Jones, 41, of East Orange, according to a Sept. 29 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. On Sept. 17, just before midnight, police found Jones on the 100 block of Ridgewood Avenue in Newark; he was […]

East Orange man arrested in connection with shooting at Linden bar

East Orange man arrested in connection with shooting at Linden bar

LINDEN, NJ — Najir Paige, 27, of East Orange, is under arrest following a three-week investigation into a shooting that occurred at a Linden bar in early August, according to an Aug. 29 press release from the Linden Police Department. Just after 2 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, Linde police responded to Menga Lounge on […]

Man arrested for Newark homicide of Irvington resident

Man arrested for Newark homicide of Irvington resident

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, has arrested and charged Chauncey Venable with the July murder of Rasheed Mells, 24, of Irvington, according to an Aug. 31 press release from the ECPO. Venable has been charged with murder, unlawful possession of […]

16-year-old is arrested for murdering 17-year-old in Irvington

16-year-old is arrested for murdering 17-year-old in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Irvington Police Director Tracy Bowers announced Aug. 26 the arrest of a 16-year-old who is being charged with the murder of a 17-year-old in Irvington.  On Aug. 19, at 10:10 p.m., police discovered the 17-year-old victim, whose name is not being released, on […]

Man arrested for Newark murder of Summit woman

Man arrested for Newark murder of Summit woman

NEWARK, NJ — Ramunas Katkus, of Summit, has been arrested for the murder of Angelika K. Miles, 28, of Summit, according to an Aug. 27 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. Katkus is being charged with murder, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon. On Friday, Aug. […]

33-year-old arrested for murder and assault in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Joseph Dowdell, 33, of Newark, has been arrested for the murder of Tameel Grimes, 31, of Newark, according to an Aug. 12 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. Dowdell is being charged with first-degree murder, second-degree assault and two weapons offenses. Additionally, a second individual, Shanade McDaniel, 31, of Newark, […]

Arrest made in drug death of Newark fire captain

Arrest made in drug death of Newark fire captain

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced July 29 that Eliasel Baez, 42, of Kearny, was arrested for causing the drug-induced death of Newark Fire Capt. Carlos Rivera. Baez is charged with strict liability drug-induced death for distributing a controlled dangerous substance that caused the death of Rivera. He is […]

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