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Defendant Admits to Role in 2012 Roselle Homicide

April 22, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ – A third man has pleaded guilty in connection with the 2012 killing of a teenager in Roselle a little more than a month after one of his two co-defendants was convicted in the case, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced April 21.

Derrick Dunn, 23, pleaded guilty to a single count of aggravated manslaughter in connection with the death of Damel Mitchell.

Judge Denies Change of Venue for Bombing Suspect

ELIZABETH, NJ – Superior court Judge Karen Cassidy has denied a change of venue for terror suspect Ahmad Khan Rahimi of Elizabeth. No trial date has been set, according to sources.

Rahimi is charged with one count of unlawful possession of handgun, one count of possession of a firearm to be used unlawfully against a police officer, and four counts of attempted murder of several police ...

Elizabeth Homicide Under Investigation

ELIZABETH, NJ – A 28 year-old Elizabeth resident was shot and killed April 11 and the fatal shooting is under investigation, Acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced April 12.

Elizabeth Police responding to a report of shots fired on the 1800 block of Lafayette Street found Michael Eargle shortly after 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Eargle was pronounced dead at the scene a short ...

Prosecutor’s Office, YWCA Union County Hosting Fourth Annual Domestic Violence Symposium

ELIZABETH, NJ - Hidden Victims of domestic violence is the central topic of the fourth annual Union County C.A.R.E.S. (Community, Action, Response, Education, and Safety) Domestic Violence Symposium to take place next Thursday, April 6, at Kean University’s STEM Center in Union Township, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park and YWCA Union County Executive Director Janice C. Lilien ...

Edison Man Convicted For Linden Shoe Store Robbery

EDISON, NJ – A township man is guilty of robbing the Payless Shoe Store in Linden.

According to a press release from the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, Mervin Fitzgerald, 51, of Edison was found guilty by a Union County jury Thursday of first-degree kidnapping, second-degree robbery following a two-week trial.

Police said that Fitzgerald and another man entered the Payless ...

Two Arrested, $600,000 in Cocaine Seized as Result of Narcotics Investigation

ELIZABETH, NJ – Two California men  were  arrested and charged with first-degree possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute and three lesser drug offenses as the result of a narcotics investigation involving municipal, county, and federal law enforcement, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced March 28.

Approximately six kilograms of cocaine were seized ...

Elizabeth Pair Convicted of Fatally Beating Young Daughter

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth mother and father who severely beat their two-year-old daughter a little more than three years ago, then failed to provide her medical attention before she died due to her injuries have been found guilty by a Union County jury, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park has announced.

Jorge Orozco, 33, was convicted on charges of first-degree aggravated ...

Elizabeth Man Involved in Hostage Situation Charged with Kidnapping

ELIZABETH, NJ – The Elizabeth man who held a six-year-old boy hostage for hours beginning Sunday morning, March 26, has been charged in connection with the incident, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park and Elizabeth Police Department Deputy Chief John Brennan jointly announced March 27.  

LeRoy Boyd, 38, is charged with second-degree kidnapping and third-degree possession ...

Roselle Man Sentenced for Killing Ex-wife in Elizabeth in 2006

ELIZABETH, NJ - A Roselle man who stabbed to death his ex-wife, 51-year-old Elizabeth resident Lucia Emeliano in 2006, was sentenced on March 24 to 27 years in state prison.

On July 23, 2006, in violation of a domestic violence restraining order, Ademir Ramalho, 64,  approached his estranged wife outside her home on Adams Avenue in Elizabeth and trapped her between his rental ...

Roselle Man Convicted of Robbery, Felony Murder for 2012 Homicide

ELIZABETH, NJ – A Roselle man was found guilty in the shooting death of a borough man a little more than five years ago, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced March 17.

Nyfee Mallory, 23, was convicted on charges of first-degree robbery and first-degree felony murder in connection with the death of Damel Mitchell. He is one of three men charged in the incident.

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