33-year-old man shot to death in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the fatal shooting of Khalif McDaniel, 33, of Newark, according to a Jan. 6 press release from the ECPO.  On Jan. 6 at 12:22 a.m., police responded to a report of a shooting on the 500 block of South Orange Avenue […]

Newark man fatally shot on New Year’s Day

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the fatal shooting of Keith Holland, 45, of Newark, according to a Jan. 1 press release from the ECPO. On Jan. 1 at 7:51 a.m., police responded to a report of a potential shooting on the 100 block of Rose Terrace […]

Jury convicts Newark man of sexually assaulting three of his children

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Dec. 16 that a 40-year-old Newark man, whose name is being kept confidential to protect the privacy of the victims, was convicted by an Essex County jury of 27 counts related to the sexual assaults of his three biological daughters.  All three victims […]

Newark man convicted of attempted aggravated arson

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Dec. 15 that an Essex County jury has convicted Delvin Wilson, 56, of Newark, of second-degree attempted aggravated arson and third-degree making terroristic threats. On Oct. 13, 2021, at about 3:20 a.m., Wilson was captured on video surveillance attempting to set fire to […]

Newark man convicted of murder by Essex County jury

Newark man convicted of murder by Essex County jury

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Dec. 13 that an Essex County jury has convicted Darryl Watson, 28, of Newark, of first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of 29-year-old Fred Sims, of Newark. On Feb. 7, 2019, Watson was distributing cocaine and heroin near the Kretchmer Elderly public senior […]

Two Newark women arrested for drug possession, weapons offenses

NEWARK, NJ —  Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Dec. 8 the arrests of two Newark women for possession of drugs and weapons offenses. On Dec. 6, members of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, along with members of the Newark Police Emergency Response Team, executed search warrants at two […]

Three Newark men arrested for drugs and weapons offenses

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II announced Dec. 2 the arrests of three Newark men for possession of drugs and weapons offenses. On Nov. 22, members of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, along with members of the Newark Police Emergency Response Team, executed search warrants at three Newark […]

Bloomfield man fatally shot in Newark

Bloomfield man fatally shot in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the fatal shooting of Lance Sally Jr., 25, of Bloomfield, according to a Dec. 1 press release from the ECPO. On Nov. 30 at 7:34 p.m., police responded to a report of a shooting on the 100 block of Salem Street […]

Two arrested for outstanding warrants; drugs, money, weapons and ammo seized

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Nov. 23 the arrests of two East Orange men wanted for outstanding warrants. During the execution of the warrants, police seized major contraband, including drugs, currency, weapons and ammunition.  On Nov. 16, members of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, […]

Jury convicts East Orange man of attempted murder

NEWARK, NJ — An Essex County jury has convicted Andre Murrill, 39, of East Orange, of attempted murder for purposely hitting the mother of his children with a car during an argument, causing her serious injuries, according to a Nov. 17 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. Following a four-week trial before Superior […]