25-year-old man shot to death in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced May 7 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating a fatal shooting. On Sunday, May 5, Tyshawn Christian, 25, of Newark, was shot in […]

Two men shot in Newark, one perishes

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced May 8 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating a fatal shooting. Two males were shot in area of Maple Avenue in Newark at […]

ECPO to offer domestic violence course

ECPO to offer domestic violence course

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Prosecutor’s Office will offer a free course to equip volunteers and others in the community with training to provide outreach services and crisis intervention to victims and survivors of domestic violence. The program, called Sanctuary, is an interactive 120-hour course. After completing the course, volunteers — who are members […]

28-year-old man shot to death in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and Irvington Police Director Tracy Bowers announced May 6 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the fatal shooting of Tuason R. Wise, 28, of Irvington. On Thursday, May 2, Wise was discovered with an apparent fatal gunshot injury in […]

Essex County jury convicts Orange man in killing of taxicab driver

Essex County jury convicts Orange man in killing of taxicab driver

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II announced May 3 that an Essex County jury has convicted Orange resident Sheedley Pierre, 22, of felony murder, robbery, conspiracy, using a juvenile in a crime and weapons offenses for his role in the killing of Jonas Larose, a 55-year-old East Orange taxicab driver. “Mr. […]

Authorities investigate fatal shooting in Newark, NJ

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced on April 30 that authorities are investigating a shooting homicide in Branch Brook Park in Newark. Shortly after noon on April 30, officers from the Essex County Sheriff’s Office received reports of an unresponsive male in a gazebo […]

Authorities investigate two fatal shootings in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced on April 28 that authorities are investigating two separate shooting incidents that occurred in Newark on April 27 and 28. Newark police officers were dispatched to the 300 block of South 9th Street on reports of shots […]

ECPO investigates officer-involved shooting

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced April 22 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Professional Standards Bureau is investigating a police officer-involved shooting. The preliminary investigation indicates an off-duty state prison corrections officer shot a suspect during an attempted robbery overnight into Sunday, April 21. The officer was not […]

Man shot to death on Springfield Ave. in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced April 20 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating a fatal shooting. Farad Burt, 37, of Newark, was fatally shot in the 500 […]

Countywide Drug Take Back Day this Saturday

Countywide Drug Take Back Day this Saturday

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Division of Community Health, along with Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., joined with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team, the Essex County Police Chiefs Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to hold Drug Take Back Day and […]