Body of missing Montclair woman found in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti have announced that  the body of a Montclair woman, who had previously been reported as missing, was found during the morning hours of Dec. 1. At approximately 11:30 a.m., law enforcement officers located the remains while searching in […]

Newark man convicted of impersonating police officer in South Orange

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced Nov. 17 that Davon Gordon, 35, of Newark was convicted by an Essex County jury of impersonating a police officer following a two-day trial before Superior Court Judge Alfonse Cifelli. According to Assistant Prosecutor Alaina Caliendo, who tried the case, on or about Feb. […]

West Orange woman struck and killed in motor vehicle incident

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and West Orange Police Chief James Abbott announced today, Nov. 17, that the West Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a fatal pedestrian incident in which a 72-year-old woman was struck and killed. At approximately […]

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office investigates police-involved non-fatal shooting

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Professional Standards Bureau is investigating an incident in which an off-duty Essex County corrections officer discharged his weapon in the 300 block of Myrtle Avenue in Irvington at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11. During this incident, one individual was struck, sustaining non-life threatening injuries. The […]

Authorities offer reward to help solve homicide

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura’s Crime Stoppers Program is offering a reward of as much as $10,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the murder of Eric “Uggie’’ Bowens, 44, of Newark. Bowens was found in the 200 block of Bergen Street in Newark on Monday, Nov. 7, suffering […]

Quadruple shooting ends in double homicide

Quadruple shooting ends in double homicide

ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura and the Crime Stoppers program are offering up to $10,000 for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the quadruple shooting that resulted into two homicides at a residence on Cleveland Street in Orange on Thursday, Nov. 3. “Yesterday afternoon, shortly after […]

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 […]

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