Bloomfield Township Councilman Elias Chalet Pleads Guilty in Essex County Superior Court

May 9, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - Elias Chalet, First Ward Councilman of the Township of Bloomfield, entered a guilty plea to bribery charges Tuesday morning in Essex County Superior Court. The plea was made before Superior Court Judge Martin Cronin.

Chalet pleaded guilty to second-degree bribery in official of political matters. According to attorney Peter W. Tillman of Springfield, the other ...

Update on Police Involved Fatal Shooting in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ  – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that the person fatally shot in East Orange by an off-duty Jersey City police officer has been identified as Samir Nicholson, 24, of East Orange.

Nicholson was shot on April 29 in the 200 block of South Clinton Street in East Orange at approximately 1 p.m. He was pronounced dead at 1:35 p.m.

The ...

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