Pennsylvania man shot to death on Market Street

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Sunday, Sept. 22, in the 600 block of Market Street in Newark, according to a press release from acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and Newark […]

Man sentenced to 14 years for vehicular homicide

Man sentenced to 14 years for vehicular homicide

IRVINGTON, NJ — Carlos Green, 44, of Irvington, was sentenced to 14 years in New Jersey State Prison for striking Billy Ray Dudley, 54, of East Orange, with his vehicle and killing the man, according to acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II in a Sept. 20 release. Under the No Early Release Act, Green […]

Pedestrian killed when struck by vehicle in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Authorities are investigating an incident in which a woman was fatally injured when struck by a motor vehicle in Newark on Sept. 3, according to a press release from acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose. The incident occurred shortly before noon in the area […]

Newark man charged in corrections officer’s death

NEWARK, NJ — Dashawn Walton, 24, of Newark, has been charged with first-degree aggravated manslaughter for causing the death of Omar Martin, a veteran corrections officer at Northern State Prison, according to an Aug. 30 press release from acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose. On Aug. 24, […]

Northern State corrections officer sentenced to three years probation

NEWARK, NJ — Former Northern State Prison corrections officer Avril D. Richardson, 46, of Elizabeth, has been sentenced to three years probation by Superior Court Judge Mark S. Ali, according to an Aug. 30 press release from acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II.  In addition to probation, Richardson was forced to forfeit her job […]

Operation Short Storm nets $1M in marijuana, 7 guns, 31 arrested

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office executed search warrants in the Ironbound section of Newark, Harrison, Kearny, and locations in Monmouth and Ocean counties resulting in the confiscation of approximately 23,000 grams of marijuana and two kilos of cocaine with a combined estimated street value of $1.1 million, according to an Aug. 27 […]

Man pleads guilty to road rage homicide

NEWARK, NJ — Jerome Bearfield, 28, of Newark, pleaded guilty to first-degree aggravated manslaughter and second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon before Judge Ronald D. Wigler, according to an Aug. 23 press release from acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II. According to Assistant Prosecutor Adam Wells, who is handling the case, Bearfield fatally shot […]

Alleged leader of violent EO street gang charged with drug and gun offenses

Alleged leader of violent EO street gang charged with drug and gun offenses

NEWARK, NJ — An East Orange man appeared in court Aug. 22 on charges of distribution of phencyclidine and marijuana, possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug distribution crime, and the use of a minor to distribute drugs, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Tyree Thomas, aka “Hellboy,” 26, is charged by complaint with seven […]

Man arrested for sexual assault, police find mummified remains

NEWARK, NJ — Robert Frank Williams, 53, of Newark, was arrested for sexually assaulting a juvenile and, when executing a search warrant at his residence, law enforcement reportedly found mummified remains, according to an Aug. 16 press release from acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose. Williams’ arrest […]

Nursing asst. charged with killing nursing home resident

NEWARK, NJ — Certified nursing assistant Monique Beaucejour, 46, of Bloomfield, has been charged with reckless manslaughter for causing the death of 85-year-old Fannie McClain, according to acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II in an Aug. 16 press release.   McClain, who previously lived in Bloomfield, was a resident at the Waterview Nursing Home located […]

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