Police Blotter

September 6, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi have announced that authorities are investigating an incident in which a male was fatally shot in East Orange on Wednesday afternoon (9/5/18). At approximately 5:20 pm, East Orange ...

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7/13: ARREST FOR WARRANTS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Jefferson Township. An investigation revealed Yashadeek Sears, age 24, of Newark, to have two warrants for failure to appear in Irvington Municipal Court. He was transferred to the custody of the Irvington ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ – A fugitive wanted in Arizona on drug and money laundering charges was arrested this morning on new drug charges at an East Orange residence by detectives from the United States Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force and the Essex County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated ...

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NEWARK, NJ  – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, along with local, state and federal agencies, executed seven search warrants this week in ...

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NEWARK, NJ - After deliberating for a week, an Essex County jury found Lavelle T. Davis, 37, of Galloway, and Jimmy P. Mays, 34, formerly of Egg Harbor Township, guilty of the January, 2017, murders of Michael Davis, 45, of Maplewood, Roshana Kelson, 30, of Paterson, and Lance Fraser, 44, of ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - An arrest has been made in connection with the fatal stabbing of 20-year-old Akirah M. Townes in Montclair Friday morning, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Montclair Police Chief Todd M. Conforti have announced. An investigation by detectives from the Essex ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose reports that police have arrested Rasul Brown, 23, Pete Johnson, 61, and a 15-year old juvenile male, all of Newark, and Antoine Hawkins, 28, of East Orange and Donell Craig, 34, of Irvington, as part of a crime reduction ...

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