Law enforcement investigates shooting death in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal shooting of Yasir Manley, 20, of Newark, according to an Aug. 8 press release from the ECPO. On Sunday, Aug. 7, at 11:37 p.m., Newark police discovered the victim, suffering from […]

34-year-old man fatally shot in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal shooting of Davion Sumler, 34, of Newark, according to an Aug. 2 press release from the ECPO.  On Tuesday, Aug. 2, at 1:40 a.m., Newark police discovered the victim on the […]

Irvington man shot to death in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal shooting of Gregory Scott, 27, of Irvington, according to an Aug. 4 press release from the ECPO. On Tuesday, Aug. 2, at 11:17 p.m., Newark police discovered the victim on the […]

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 […]

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office names new public information officer

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office names new public information officer

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced July 27 that Robert Florida, a veteran journalist and public-relations expert, was named public information officer for the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. Florida replaces Katherine Carter, who served as the public information officer for 12 years. Florida will manage all communications for ECPO, […]

Two men shot, one fatally, in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal shooting of Tameel Grimes, 31, of Newark, according to a July 25 press release from the ECPO.  On Saturday, July 23, at approximately 12:22 a.m., Newark police discovered the victim on […]

41-year-old woman stabbed to death in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal stabbing of Ebony Johnson, 42, of Newark, according to a July 25 press release from the ECPO.  On Saturday, July 23, at approximately 12:35 a.m. Newark police discovered the victim on […]

Victim of East Orange fatal fire identified at 69-year-old woman

Victim of East Orange fatal fire identified at 69-year-old woman

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi announced July 26 that the victim of a fatal fire on Friday, July 22, has been identified as Cherry Davis, 69, of East Orange. The three-alarm fire broke out at approximately 12:30 a.m. on July 22 […]

Four killed in Newark motor vehicle crash

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that resulted in the deaths of four people, according to a July 23 press release from the ECPO. At approximately 4:22 a.m. on July 23, a crash occurred […]

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