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East Orange Police Make Record-Breaking Bust, Seizing 1,470 Marijuana Plants Discovered in Four-Car Garage Near Soverel Park  

May 22, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - In what has been described as one of Essex County’s largest seizures of marijuana, East Orange police discovered a total of 1,470 budding plants in a four-car garage located in a single-family home not far from Soverel Park near Springdale Avenue. Authorities believe the entire pot production has an estimated street value of $2.95 million, according to city ...

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Investigates Police Involved Fatal Shooting

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Professional Standards Bureau is investigating an incident in which an off-duty Jersey City Police Officer fired at an unidentified male in the 200 block of South Clinton Street in the City of East Orange at approximately 1:00 p.m. today.

At this time, no one ...

Police Confirm: Body Found on Arlington Avenue Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield Police have confirmed that a body was found today on Arlington Avenue near the East Orange border.

The deceased is a 73 year old male. His last known address is in East Orange. Bloomfield Police believe that he was possibly homeless.

At this time it appears to be natural causes. 

TAPinto Bloomfield will share more details as they become ...

Police Arrest East Orange Man for Lafayette Street Robbery and Shooting

NEWARK, NJ - Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose reports the arrest of Daron J. Morgan, 19, of East Orange, for a robbery and shooting that occurred outside of Alondra’s Bar, located at 149 Lafayette Street, Newark, NJ on Thursday, March 30, 2017. 

At approximately 11:28 p.m., officers responded to the bar on a call of a man shot. The 39-year old male victim was outside ...

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Essex County Man Pleads Guilty to Armed Robbery of Passaic N.J. Club

May 22, 2017

NEWARK, N.J. – An East Orange man admitted his role in the September 2015 armed robbery of a club in Passaic, New Jersey, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced.

Shaheed Blamahsah, a/k/a “Aboo,” 29, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo in Newark federal court to a two-count information charging him with one count of conspiracy to commit ...