Man sentenced to 15 years for killing retired school teacher

NEWARK, NJ — Bruce Hay, 52, of Newark, was sentenced to 15 years in New Jersey State Prison for killing 85-year-old Annie King, a retired Newark school teacher, according to a Nov. 8 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. According to Assistant Prosecutor Jason Alterbaum, who tried the case, on July 19, 2017, […]

Man sentenced to 25 years for shooting driver after fender bender

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Jerome Bearfield, 28, of Newark, was sentenced to 25 years in New Jersey State Prison for killing 51-year-old Basil Howard, of East Orange, following a fender bender, according to an Oct. 11 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. The sentence was imposed by Ronald D. Wigler, the presiding Essex […]

Irvington man sentenced to prison for fraudulent check scheme

IRVINGTON, NJ — An Irvington man has been sentenced to 37 months in prison for his role in a phony check scheme that stole more than $2 million in merchandise from multiple home improvement stores throughout the country, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced Oct. 10. Reginald Phillips, 56, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge […]

Felon sentenced to prison for illegally possessing firearm

Felon sentenced to prison for illegally possessing firearm

NEWARK, NJ — A Newark man was sentenced on Oct. 7 to 10 years in prison for possessing a firearm as a previously convicted felon, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Richard D. Williams, 41, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge John Michael Vazquez to an indictment charging him with one count of possession of […]

Newark man sentenced to 50 years in prison for murder

NEWARK, NJ — Alrashim Chambers, 32, of Newark, was sentenced to 50 years in New Jersey State Prison by Superior Court Judge John Zunic after an Essex County jury convicted him of aggravated manslaughter in connection with the death of Rajaee Montgomery, 22, according to a Sept. 27 press release from acting Essex County Prosecutor […]

Man sentenced to 14 years for vehicular homicide

Man sentenced to 14 years for vehicular homicide

IRVINGTON, NJ — Carlos Green, 44, of Irvington, was sentenced to 14 years in New Jersey State Prison for striking Billy Ray Dudley, 54, of East Orange, with his vehicle and killing the man, according to acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II in a Sept. 20 release. Under the No Early Release Act, Green […]

Former Newark lawyers sentenced for stealing from clients

NEWARK, NJ — Richard M. Roberts and Gerald M. Saluti Jr., attorneys who formerly operated a Newark law firm, were sentenced Sept. 19 for stealing thousands of dollars from clients of his firm, N.J. Attorney Gen. Gurbir Grewal announced. Roberts, 81, of Bloomfield, was sentenced to five years of probation, conditional upon performance of 270 […]

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