East Orange man convicted of triple murder

East Orange man convicted of triple murder

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Dec. 12 that an Essex County jury has convicted Jeffrey Holland, 30, of East Orange of triple murder for the killing of Tiniquah Rouse, 21; Ashley Jones, 23; and Jarrell Marshall, 28. Following a trial before presiding Essex County Criminal Division Judge Ronald […]

Couple charged with animal cruelty

Couple charged with animal cruelty

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced Dec. 7 that two people were arrested for animal cruelty for allegedly starving and neglecting a 6-month-old, male pitbull puppy in their Newark apartment. Jose E. Martinez, 29, and his girlfriend Porchia Williams, 27, both of […]

Crips member sentenced to 35 years for murder, attempted murder

NEWARK, NJ — A member of the New Jersey Grape Street Crips was sentenced Dec. 7 to 35 years in prison for his role in a racketeering conspiracy that included a double murder, a separate attempted murder and conspiring to distribute heroin, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Ahmad Manley, aka “Fresh” and “Moddy G,” 32, […]

ECPO, Newark police seize drugs and guns in Newark raids

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose have announced that detectives seized large quantities of narcotics and numerous firearms during raids in Newark on Friday, Dec. 7. Detectives from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark […]

Elderly man dies after being struck by garbage truck

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced Dec. 7 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Newark Police Department are investigating a fatal pedestrian incident. A 72-year-old male was struck and killed in the vicinity of Lincoln Park and Pennsylvania Avenue by […]

Man sentenced to 10 years for sexual assault

Man sentenced to 10 years for sexual assault

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Dec. 5 that, for sexually assaulting a teenage girl, Vidrole Monace, 43, of East Orange was sentenced to 10 years in New Jersey State Prison on Dec. 4 by Superior Court Judge Alfonse Cifelli. On June 20, an Essex County jury convicted Monace […]

Newark man arrested for murdering his mother

Newark man arrested for murdering his mother

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced Nov. 30 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the death of Janet Cowart, 64, of Newark. At approximately 5:21 p.m. on Nov. […]

Two men die in car crash in Glen Ridge

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Nov. 30 that the Professional Standards Bureau of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is reviewing a fatal Glen Ridge car crash that resulted in two deaths. At approximately 10 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26, two men were killed in a single-car fatal […]

Boyfriend charged with murder of Montclair woman

Boyfriend charged with murder of Montclair woman

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti announced Nov. 28 that Kenneth Jones, of Montclair, has been charged with the fatal stabbing of Tameeka Johnson, 41, also of Montclair. On Nov. 12, Montclair police discovered the victim in the Greenwood Avenue home she lived in […]

East Orange woman arrested for fatal hit and run of NJIT student

East Orange woman arrested for fatal hit and run of NJIT student

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and New Jersey Institute of Technology Police Chief Joseph Marswillo announced Nov. 28 that Brianna Williams, 21, of East Orange, was arrested for the fatal hit and run that resulted in the death of NJIT student Naomi R. Segura, 25, of Byram Township. On […]