Public safety training facility constructed in response to recent gun violence

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Newark Public Safety Director Brian A. O’Hara, Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II, and Newark Office of Violence Prevention and Trauma Recovery Director Lakeesha Eure addressed recent gun violence during the announcement on Tuesday, Aug. 31, of the construction of a state-of-the-art public safety training facility […]

17-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 the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Khalif Harrington, of Newark, according to an Aug. 31 press release. On Monday, Aug. 31, Newark police officers went to the area of South Orange Avenue and Ashland […]

Law enforcement investigates fatal shooting of 8-year-old Newark boy

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 8-year-old Jahmeer Allen, according to an Aug. 31 press release. On the night of Sunday, Aug. 29, Newark police officers went to the 100 block of Schuyler Avenue in […]

Essex County man charged with shooting two people

NEWARK, NJ — An Essex County man with a previous felony was arrested Aug. 26 on charges related to the shooting of two people in a housing complex, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced Aug. 26. Ramad Moultrie, 19, of Newark, is charged by complaint with unlawful possession of ammunition by a convicted felon. […]

Bergenfield man dies in fatal car collision on Route 1 and 9 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 motor vehicle incident that occurred on Tuesday, Aug. 24, and resulted in the death of Roy Thomas, 55, of Bergenfield, according to an Aug. 26 press release from the ECPO. The […]

34-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 Michael Rutledge, 34, of Newark, according to an Aug. 25 press release from the ECPO. On Monday, Aug. 23, just before 9 p.m., Newark police officers responded to a […]

Newark man admits possessing firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking

NEWARK, NJ — D’Sean Roper, 27, of Newark, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty to an information charging him with one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced Aug. 24. According to documents filed in this case and statements made […]

Three charged with firearm, drug offenses in Orange, East Orange and Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Three Essex County men have been charged in connection with possessing five firearms, and distributing, as well as possessing with the intent to distribute, controlled dangerous substances in Orange, East Orange and Newark, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced Aug. 20. Myron Fulton, 29, of East Orange, is charged by complaint […]

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 the fatal shooting of Antonio McCrimmon, 27, of Newark, according to an Aug. 17 press release from the ECPO. On Monday, Aug. 16, at approximately 7:53 p.m., Newark police responded to a report […]

Automobile driver dies after colliding head-on with NJ Transit bus

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 motor vehicle incident involving an NJ Transit bus and a car, according to an Aug. 17 press release from the ECPO. The preliminary investigation indicates that, at approximately 6 a.m. on […]

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