Charges filed in homicide at Essex County Correctional Facility

NEWARK, NJ — Ashton D. Barthelus, 26, of Carteret, has been charged with the murder of Dan G. Milford Gelin, 27, of Elizabeth, according to a Dec. 9 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. It is alleged that Barthelus fatally stabbed Gelin at the Essex County Correctional Facility in Newark. Gelin was transported […]

Essex County Correctional Facility policies, procedures to undergo independent review

Essex County Correctional Facility policies, procedures to undergo independent review

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Monday, Dec. 6, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced a joint initiative with the Essex County Correctional Facility Civilian Task Force to review operating procedures at the Essex County Correctional Facility. The review will be undertaken by The Ambrose Group LLC, an independent management consulting organization led by […]

Law enforcement departments remember fallen officers at Blue Mass

Law enforcement departments remember fallen officers at Blue Mass

NEWARK, NJ — Three area police officers, both current and retired, were honored at the Archbishop’s Blue Mass for Law Enforcement at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark on Nov. 4, recognizing members of law enforcement agencies from around the state who have died recently. Officer Charles “Rob” Roberts from the Glen […]

NJ law enforcement leaders honor officers, including Roberts, who died during pandemic

NJ law enforcement leaders honor officers, including Roberts, who died during pandemic

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey’s law enforcement leaders gathered Oct. 13 at the Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex in Trenton to unveil the state’s first permanent memorial honoring police officers and other law enforcement professionals who died during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Glen Ridge Police Sgt. Charles E. Roberts III is among those honored on the […]

ECCF task force to meet to discuss health programming

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Correctional Facility Civilian Task Force will host a public meeting on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m. to noon to discuss health programming at the facility. The meeting will take place at the New Jersey Reentry Corporation, 936 Bergen St. in Newark. The task force will be inviting […]

Essex, Union counties receive LEAP grant for correctional facility consolidation

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex and Union counties will share in a $250,000 state grant to assist in covering transitional costs related to the consolidation of Union County Correctional Facility operations within the Essex County Correctional Facility. The Division of Local Government Services of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs provided the funding through […]

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