Newark man convicted of September 2018 murder

NEWARK, NJ — An Essex County jury has convicted Hasson Todd, 31, of Newark, of murdering Elijah Roberts, 30, also of Newark, following a trial before Superior Court Judge Martin Cronin, according to an Oct. 2 press release from acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II. The fatal shooting occurred on Sept. 22, 2018, outside […]

West Orange man arrested in Orange fatal stabbing

ORANGE, NJ — Christopher Dudley, 34, of West Orange, has been arrested and charged with the murder of Katrina Perry, 34, of Orange, according to a Sept. 28 press release from acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and Orange Police Director Todd Warren.  Perry was fatally stabbed at her home in the 100 block […]

Newark man sentenced to 50 years in prison for murder

NEWARK, NJ — Alrashim Chambers, 32, of Newark, was sentenced to 50 years in New Jersey State Prison by Superior Court Judge John Zunic after an Essex County jury convicted him of aggravated manslaughter in connection with the death of Rajaee Montgomery, 22, according to a Sept. 27 press release from acting Essex County Prosecutor […]

Orange police investigate fatal stabbing

Orange police investigate fatal stabbing

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal stabbing of Katrina Perry, 34, of Orange, according to a Sept. 26 press release from acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and Orange Police Director Todd Warren. The stabbing occurred in the 100 […]

Newark man admits to killing 28-year-old

NEWARK, NJ — Robert Steele, 27, of Newark pleaded guilty to first-degree aggravated manslaughter, admitting he fatally shot Hydee Wryce, 28, also of Newark, according to a Sept. 26 press release from acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II. The plea agreement calls for Steele to be sentenced to 25 years in New Jersey State […]

EO man shot and killed on Mulberry Street 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 Sept. 22 shooting of Jamal Williams, 29, of East Orange, according to a press release from acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose. On […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]