Leader of Newark Bloods sentences to 45 years in prison

NEWARK, NJ — The leader of one of Newark’s most violent street gangs was sentenced June 12 to 540 months, or 45 years, in prison for his admitted role in five murders, an armed carjacking, an armed robbery of a drug dealer, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, and drug conspiracy as part […]

Biodiesel fuel co. admits to releasing wastewater into Arthur Kill

NEWARK, NJ — An Elizabeth biodiesel fuel company admitted June 5 to discharging more than 45,000 gallons of wastewater from its commercial biodiesel fuel production facility into the Arthur Kill, a narrow waterway that separates New Jersey from Staten Island, U.S Attorney Craig Carpenito and acting Assistant Attorney Gen. Jeffrey H. Wood announced in a […]

Tax preparer pleads guilty, three others arraigned

TRENTON, NJ — One employee of an Essex County tax preparation business pleaded guilty and three others were arraigned in federal court for their roles in a false income tax return conspiracy that caused tax losses of more than $900,000, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced May 10 in a press release. Rudolph Sanders, 41, of […]