Essex County News

October 26, 2019

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted Ervwakine Pryor, 41, of Newark of murder for fatally shooting his brother, Jovan Johnson, 29, also of Newark. “This defendant senselessly murdered his own brother and his ...

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Newark -- Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today the Sheedley Pierre, 23, of Orange was sentenced to 47 years for his role in the murder of Jonas Larose, a 55-year old East Orange taxi cab driver. On Nov. 30, 2016, Larose was fatally shot. On May 2, 2019, Pierre ...

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Newark -- Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Luis Aviles, an art instructor in the Newark Public Schools, was arrested and charged with multiple counts of sexual assault against a 14-year-old student. Aviles, 50, of Allentown, Pa., has been employed by ...

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