Newark man sentenced to 5 years in prison for gun possession

NEWARK, NJ — Ricky Terrell, 24, of Newark, was sentenced May 5 to five years in prison for possessing a handgun in furtherance of a drug-trafficking crime, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced May 5. Terrell previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge John Michael Vazquez via videoconference to a one-count information charging […]

Newark man pleads guilty to drug conspiracy, crack distribution

NEWARK, NJ — Nasir Williams, 24, of Newark, admitted distributing and conspiring with others to distribute more than 28 grams of cocaine base, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced April 27. Williams pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Court Judge John Michael Vazquez to an information charging him with one count each of […]

Newark man pleads guilty to gun possession, drug distribution charges

NEWARK, NJ — Kevon Anderson, 25, of Newark, admitted illegally possessing a firearm and distributing methamphetamine, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced April 27. Anderson pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden to a superseding information charging him with one count of gun possession by a convicted felon and one […]

Newark man indicted for illegally possessing a firearm, drugs

NEWARK, NJ — Antoine Hawkins, 31, of Newark, was indicted on charges stemming from illegally possessing ammunition in connection with two shootings, illegally possessing a handgun and possessing heroin with the intent to distribute, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced April 21. Hawkins is charged with two counts of possession of ammunition by a […]

Newark, Irvington men arrested for fraudulent debit card scheme

NEWARK, NJ — Two Essex County men were arrested April 9 for their roles in a fraudulent debit card scheme, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Alateef Perry, 43, of Newark, and Rajohn Dawkins, 25, of Irvington, are charged by complaint with conspiracy to commit access device fraud. According to documents filed in this […]

U.S. attorney affirms commitment to investigating, prosecuting hate crimes

NEWARK, NJ — Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael Honig and FBI Newark Field Division Special Agent in Charge George Crouch Jr. have reiterated federal law enforcement’s commitment to investigating and prosecuting all acts of bias-motivated violence and other deprivations of individuals’ civil rights, including crimes committed on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, […]

U.S. Attorney’s Office prosecutes COVID-19 fraud, price-gouging

NEWARK, NJ — Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael Honig announced an update on the office’s enforcement efforts to combat COVID-19 related fraud, including schemes targeting the Paycheck Protection Program, Economic Injury Disaster Loan program and Unemployment Insurance programs, and schemes involving the price-gouging and hoarding of critical personal protective equipment, according to an April 2 press […]

Irvington felon sentenced three years in prison for firearm possession

IRVINGTON, NJ — An Irvington man previously convicted of multiple felonies was sentenced  to three years in prison for possessing a firearm and ammunition, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced March 26. Sharif Clarke, 39, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Brian Martinotti to count one of an indictment charging him with being […]

1 2 3 14