Shooting homicide in Newark, two others injured

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal shooting of Abdul Crowley, 23, of Newark, according to an Aug. 30 press release from the ECPO.  On Aug. 30, at 12:50 a.m., Newark police discovered the victim on the 100 […]

Man arrested for Newark homicide of Irvington resident

Man arrested for Newark homicide of Irvington resident

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, has arrested and charged Chauncey Venable with the July murder of Rasheed Mells, 24, of Irvington, according to an Aug. 31 press release from the ECPO. Venable has been charged with murder, unlawful possession of […]

31-year-old man shot to death in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal shooting of Donnell Gillespie, 31, of Newark, according to a Sept. 1 press release from the ECPO. On Aug. 31 at noon, Newark police discovered Gillespie on the 1000 block of […]

16-year-old is arrested for murdering 17-year-old in Irvington

16-year-old is arrested for murdering 17-year-old in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Irvington Police Director Tracy Bowers announced Aug. 26 the arrest of a 16-year-old who is being charged with the murder of a 17-year-old in Irvington.  On Aug. 19, at 10:10 p.m., police discovered the 17-year-old victim, whose name is not being released, on […]

Man arrested for Newark murder of Summit woman

Man arrested for Newark murder of Summit woman

NEWARK, NJ — Ramunas Katkus, of Summit, has been arrested for the murder of Angelika K. Miles, 28, of Summit, according to an Aug. 27 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. Katkus is being charged with murder, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon. On Friday, Aug. […]

Newark homicide of 29-year-old man is under investigation

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal shooting of Nadir King, 29, of Newark, according to an Aug. 20 press release from the ECPO. On Friday, Aug. 19, at 11:29 p.m., police were notified of an alleged shooting […]

17-year-old shot to death in Irvington

17-year-old shot to death in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old in Irvington, according to an Aug. 20 press release from the ECPO. On Friday, Aug. 19, at 10:10 p.m., police discovered the juvenile, whose name is not being released, on the 100 block of Maple […]

23-year-old shot to death on Renner Avenue in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal shooting of Thomas J. Pickett, 23, of Newark, according to an Aug. 14 press release from the ECPO. On Saturday, Aug. 13, at 9:44 p.m., Newark police discovered the victim, who […]

33-year-old arrested for murder and assault in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Joseph Dowdell, 33, of Newark, has been arrested for the murder of Tameel Grimes, 31, of Newark, according to an Aug. 12 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. Dowdell is being charged with first-degree murder, second-degree assault and two weapons offenses. Additionally, a second individual, Shanade McDaniel, 31, of Newark, […]