Newark man shot to death in Orange during early morning

Newark man shot to death in Orange during early morning

ORANGE, NJ — Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Orange that occurred in the early morning on Nov. 9, according to press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and Orange Police Department.  At approximately 12:50 a.m., Orange police officers responded to the area of 67 Central Ave. on reports of […]

Fall Drug Take Back Day in the county on Oct. 26

Fall Drug Take Back Day in the county on Oct. 26

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County will hold a Fall Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 26. Twenty-one police departments in Essex County have free and anonymous collection sites where residents can drop off old and unwanted prescription medications. The event is co-sponsored by the Essex County Division of Community Health, the Federal Drug […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Attorney general’s office investigates fatal police-involved shooting in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — The New Jersey attorney general’s Shooting Response Task Force is conducting an investigation of an officer-involved shooting that occurred Saturday, July 13, in Orange. A man, Jamahl Smith, 46, was fatally wounded. According to the preliminary investigation, shortly after 3 p.m., the Orange Police Department received a 9-1-1 call reporting an altercation […]

Ohio man admits to armed robbery of Orange store

ORANGE, NJ — An Ohio man admitted on Feb. 7 that he robbed a mobile communications company retail store in Orange at gunpoint in June 2016, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Frederick A. White, 46, pleaded guilty to one count of Hobbs Act robbery and one count of brandishing a firearm during a crime of […]

Orange homicide being investigated

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a fatal shooting. On Sunday, Aug. 26, at approximately 10:35 a.m., the body of Michael S. Boyd, 46, of Orange was discovered in a vacant lot in the 100 block of Matthews Street in Orange, suffering […]

First Orange homicide of 2018 unreported by ECPO and OPD

ORANGE, NJ — According to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, a homicide occurred in Orange on Mother’s Day, although an official press release about the incident was not issued to the media. The ECPO handles all homicides in Essex County, regardless of individual departmental jurisdiction, and normally works in conjunction with local law enforcement. Members […]