Authorities seek assistance in solving homicide

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura’s Crimes Stoppers Program is offering as much as $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in the death of Antonio Garcia, 68, of Newark. In October, the victim was involved in an argument with another individual in the parking lot to the Walgreen’s store […]

Two arrested in Irvington murder

IRVINGTON, NJ — Jahyde  Easterling, 26, of Irvington, and Shadeek Easterling, 34, of East Orange, were charged on Wednesday, Nov. 9, in connection with the murder of Lloyd Brummel, Jr., 38, of Irvington. Shadeek Easterling is charged with conspiracy, murder, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession for an unlawful purpose. Jahyde Easterling is charged […]

Authorities investigate shooting homicide in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Authorities are investigating an incident in which a male was fatally shot in Newark on Monday, Nov. 7. At approximately 10:40 p.m., Newark police officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Bergen Street on a report of an injured person. Arriving officers discovered a male in front of a residence at […]

Irvington suffers its fourth homicide of the year

IRVINGTON, NJ — The township suffered another setback in its ongoing struggle to make Irvington safe and clean on Tuesday, Oct. 25, when the fourth homicide of the year occurred on Myrtle Avenue. On Wednesday, Oct. 26, acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Irvington police Director Tracy Bowers announced the Irvington Police Department […]

Victims in fatal stabbing incident identified

NEWARK, NJ — Three individuals who were fatally wounded in Newark on Saturday, Nov. 5, have been identified as Aerial Little Whitehurst, 8, of Newark; Al-Jahon Whitehurst, 11, of Newark; And Syasia McBurroughs, 23, of Cedar Knolls. The two children were pronounced dead at University Hospital at 4:40 p.m. and Syasia McBurroughs was pronounced dead […]

Two men arrested for aggravated assault of police personnel

NEWARK, NJ — Marc A. Peralta, 21, of West New York, was arrested on Friday, Nov. 4, for an aggravated assault stabbing of a police officer. At approximately 3:05 a.m., a 35-year old male police sergeant and a 31-year old female detective, both of the Newark Police Division’s Major Crimes Shooting Team, were returning from […]

Orange homicides being investigated

ORANGE, NJ — It was announced on Thursday, Nov. 3, that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force and the Orange Police Department are in the preliminary stages of investigating the fatal shooting of two people. On the afternoon of Thursday, Nov. 3, an adult male, believed to be in his 20s, and […]

Irvington suffers third homicide of 2016

IRVINGTON, NJ — The township suffered its third homicide of the year Thursday, Oct. 13, on Montgomery Street. According to a press release from acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Irvington police Director Tracy Bowers, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Major Crimes Task Force and the Irvington Police Department are investigating the incident in […]

Irvington police investigate second homicide of 2016

IRVINGTON, NJ — The township recorded its second homicide of 2016 on Sunday, Oct. 9, at the Crescent Lane section of the Irvington Housing Authority complex on Union Avenue. “We have a homicide on Crescent Lane inside an apartment by someone we believe to be a friend of the victims,” said Mayor Tony Vauss on […]

Man charged with terroristic threats, distributing child porn in Livingston threat case

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Livingston Police Chief Craig M. Handschuch announced Sept. 20 that John Coulouris, 18, of Hackensack has been arrested and charged with one count  of endangering the welfare of a child by distributing child pornography, invasion of privacy, terroristic threats and two counts of cyber […]

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