Newark man sentenced to 20 years in prison for Union County carjacking

NEWARK, NJ — A Newark man was sentenced March 9 to 20 years in prison for committing a gunpoint carjacking in Union County, New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Hasson Thomas, 30, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge John Michael Vazquez to superseding information charging him with one count of carjacking, one count […]

Father and son sentenced to prison for food stamps scheme

NEWARK, NJ — An Essex County father and son have been sentenced to prison for their roles in exchanging $3.49 million in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits for cash, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced March 5. Jose Perdomo, 35, of Newark, was sentenced to 15 months of home detention and five years of probation. He […]

Repeat offender sentenced to 18 years for possession of weapon

NEWARK, NJ — Sharod Massey, 30, of Newark, was sentenced to 18 years in New Jersey State Prison by Superior Court Judge Harold W. Fullilove Jr. for continuing to possess weapons after being convicted of multiple felonies, according to a March 3 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. According to Assistant Prosecutor Justin […]

Man sentenced to 31 years for robbery, conspiracy and escape

NEWARK, NJ — Wahiddudin Kimbrough, 34, of Newark, has been sentenced to 31 years in New Jersey State Prison by Superior Court Judge Michael L. Ravin, according to a March 4 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. Kimbrough was convicted of first-degree robbery, second-degree conspiracy and third-degree attempted escape. According to Assistant Prosecutor […]

Two brothers sentenced for East Orange robbery

Two brothers sentenced for East Orange robbery

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Brothers Fuquan Knight, 28, and Shaquan Knight, 20, both of East Orange, have been sentenced after being convicted of first-degree robbery and second-degree conspiracy to commit robbery, according to a Feb. 20 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. Superior Court Judge Siobhan Teare sentenced Shaquan Knight to 11 years. […]

Newark gang members sentenced to prison

NEWARK, NJ — Five Newark men, who were members of a street gang known as the “Famous Boyz,” have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute heroin and cocaine, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced in a Feb. 13 press release. Robert Dorrah, 21, aka “Cash Out”; Ibn Saadiq, 22, aka […]

Man sentenced for illegally dumping waste in Newark

Man sentenced for illegally dumping waste in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — A Newark man was sentenced Feb. 10 for illegally dumping huge quantities of solid waste from his rubbish removal business at unauthorized sites underneath highways in Newark, according to a press release from Attorney General Gurbir Grewal. Abdullah S. Bryant, 41, of Newark, who did business under various names, including International Rubbish […]

Newark man sentenced to prison for bribing mail carriers to deliver drugs

NEWARK, NJ — A Newark man was sentenced Feb. 10 to two years in prison for bribing mail carriers from the U.S. Postal Service to deliver to him parcels containing marijuana, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Glenn Blackstone, 50, of Newark, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Esther Salas to an information charging him […]

Orange man sentenced to 3 years for bank fraud, ID theft

NEWARK, NJ — An Orange resident was sentenced Feb. 11 to three years in prison for his role in a scheme to use credit cards stolen by mail carriers from the mail, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Elhadj Fofana, 23, of Orange, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Kathryn Hayden to an information charging […]

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