Newark man sentenced to five years in prison for drug distribution

NEWARK, NJ — An Essex County man was sentenced June 30 to five years in prison for conspiring to distribute cocaine base and distributing fentanyl and cocaine base, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Marvin Lagrier, aka “Black Jesus,” 40, of Newark, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo in Newark federal […]

Newark man sentenced to five years in prison for drug, firearm offenses

NEWARK, NJ — An Essex County man was sentenced on June 22 to five years in prison for his role in a fentanyl conspiracy, and unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Jaqua Clayton, aka “Quay,” 23, of Newark, previously pleaded guilty via videoconference before U.S. District Judge Madeline […]

Former Union County postal employee sentenced to 3 years in prison

NEWARK, NJ — A Newark woman was sentenced May 17 to three years in prison for stealing checkbooks and credit cards from the mail while employed as a U.S. Postal Service clerk and for filing fraudulent applications for small business loans, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Janel Blackman, 42, previously pleaded guilty by videoconference […]

Newark man sentenced to 10 years in prison for drug trafficking

NEWARK, NJ — A Newark man was sentenced May 3 to 10 years in prison for his role in a drug-trafficking conspiracy, U.S. Philip R. Sellinger announced. Rahim Jackson previously pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Brian R. Martinotti to an indictment charging him with conspiracy to distribute heroin.  According to the documents […]

Man sentenced to prison for kidnapping, assaulting Roseland man

NEWARK, NJ — James Pilotti, 43, of Union City, was sentenced to 40 years in New Jersey State Prison for kidnapping, aggravated assault, weapons charges and strangulation, according to an April 28 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. On April 27, Superior Court Judge Harold Fullilove Jr., who presided over Pilotti’s trial, imposed […]

Newark man sentenced to 375 years in prison for triple homicide

Newark man sentenced to 375 years in prison for triple homicide

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced April 8 that Jeremy Arrington, 32, of Newark, was sentenced to 375 years in New Jersey State Prison for murdering three people and attempting to murder three more after becoming enraged over a Facebook comment. New Jersey Superior Court Judge Ronald D. Wigler, […]

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