Eleven people charged in fentanyl and crack-cocaine conspiracy

NEWARK, NJ — Eleven people have been charged for their respective roles in a fentanyl and crack-cocaine distribution organization that sold large quantities of controlled substances in the area of Brookdale Avenue and Abinger Place in Newark, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced Dec. 15. Leon Clark, aka “Dino,” 40; Abdul Price, aka “Ab” […]

Two Newark men admit roles in drug-trafficking organization

NEWARK, NJ — Two Newark men have admitted their roles in a drug-trafficking conspiracy based in Newark, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced Dec. 10. Rahim Jackson pleaded guilty by videoconference on Dec. 10 before U.S. District Judge Brian R. Martinotti to an indictment charging him with conspiracy to distribute heroin. Arthur Hardy pleaded […]

Seton Hall U. receives grant to expand training regarding opioid-use disorders

Seton Hall U. receives grant to expand training regarding opioid-use disorders

NUTLEY, NJ — An innovative opioid treatment federal grant program will fund critical training through the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, the Seton Hall University College of Nursing and the Seton Hall University School of Health and Medical Sciences.  The Expanded Interprofessional Medication-Assisted Treatment Training Program is a three-year grant totaling about $450,000 from the […]

Social work outreach team starts accepting referrals from South Orange police, rescue squad

Social work outreach team starts accepting referrals from South Orange police, rescue squad

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The outreach team of the Community Care & Justice program in South Orange officially began receiving referrals from the South Orange Police Department and South Orange Rescue Squad on Monday, Oct. 18. The Community Care & Justice program was initiated by South Orange Village President Sheena Collum and is a collaboration […]

Newark man sentenced to 65 months in prison for selling crack

NEWARK, NJ — Nasir Williams, 24, of Newark, was sentenced to 65 months in prison for distributing and conspiring with others to distribute more than 28 grams of cocaine base, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced Sept. 28. Williams previously pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Court Judge John Michael Vazquez to an […]

Essex County man admits to firearms and narcotics offenses

NEWARK, NJ — Shatuwan McCall, 20, of Newark, pleaded guilty to firearms and marijuana distribution offenses before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty by videoconference, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced Sept. 15. McCall was charged with one count of possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon, one count of possession with […]

Newark man sentenced to three years in prison on firearm, drug charges

NEWARK, NJ — Kevon A. Anderson, 25, of Newark, was sentenced Sept. 15 to three years in prison for illegal possession of a firearm and possession of methamphetamine and marijuana, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael Honig announced. Anderson previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden, who imposed the sentence via videoconference. According to […]

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 […]

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