NEWARK, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced today that Nester Marin-Romaldo, 35, of Elizabeth is wanted for a hit-and-run that resulted in serious injuries to two female pedestrians as they were leaving a local establishment.
It is alleged that on Sunday, Jan. 6, at approximately 1:58 am two women were struck by a white SUV in the area of Verona Avenue and Broadway in the city of Newark. Both sustained life-threatening injuries and remain hospitalized.
Marin-Romaldo is charged with two counts of aggravated assault and one count of leaving the scene of an accident in which two women – ages 48 and 33 – both sustained serious bodily injuries. Romaldo’s last known address was Elizabeth. He is originally from Mexico.
The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432
These are accusations. All defendants are presumed innocent unless and until they enter a guilty plea or are found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.