Double stabbing in Irvington results in one death

Double stabbing in Irvington results in one death

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a double stabbing that resulted in one death, according to a June 22 press release from the prosecutor’s office. On Sunday, June 21, two people were stabbed in the area of 30 40th St. Alfred Julio […]

Authorities seek help in fatal hit and run

Authorities seek help in fatal hit and run

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura’s Crime Stoppers program is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for a fatal hit-and-run incident, according to a June 10 press release. On Sunday, May 24, Gerald Pettiford, 61, of Newark, a pedestrian, was struck […]

Mother and child found dead with gunshot wounds in WO apartment

Mother and child found dead with gunshot wounds in WO apartment

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Law enforcement is investigating two deaths that occurred in West Orange on May 31. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II announced June 2 that the West Orange Police Department and the prosecutor’s Homicide and Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatalities. Sushmita Bardhan, 36, and her 6-year-old daughter were […]

Four arrested in Newark murder

NEWARK, NJ — Four people have been arrested and charged in connection with the murder of Michael Wyche, 30, of Newark, according to a June 2 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. Al-Fatin Grant, 22, of Newark, a correctional police officer employed by the New Jersey Department of Corrections was charged May 5 […]

28-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 Yasin Welch, 28, of Newark, according to a June 3 press release from the prosecutor’s office. On June 2, Welch was shot in the area of Fairmount and Central […]

27-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 a fatal shooting, according to a May 26 press release from the prosecutor’s office On Sunday, May 25, Haneef Sanders, 27, of Newark, was shot in the area of 98 Maple Ave. in […]

28-year-old 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 a fatal shooting in the city of Newark, according to a May 22 press release from the prosecutor’s office. On Saturday, May 16, Devante Perry, 28, of Newark, was fatally shot in the […]

23-year-old shot to death in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the fatal shooting of Jerrel Tucker, 23, of Orange, according to a May 20 press release from the prosecutor’s office. On May 16, Tucker was shot in the 500 block of Liberty Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene at […]

Linden man stabbed 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 a fatal stabbing, according to a May 15 release from the prosecutor’s office. On Friday, May 15, Quan Williams, 35, of Linden, was fatally stabbed in the area of South Orange and South […]

Authorities investigate shooting homicide in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Newark on Saturday evening, April 25, according to a press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.  Shortly after 9 p.m., Newark police responded to the area of 91 Frelinghuysen Ave. on reports of a shooting. Arriving units observed evidence of a […]