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Police Search for Clues as Identity Released of 41-Year-Old Female Victim of Fatal Stabbing on Greenwood Ave

November 13, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Montclair Police
Chief Todd Conforti announced Tuesday, that the Montclair Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal stabbing of a female victim identified as Tameeka Johnson, 41, of Montclair.

Montclair Police discovered ...

Essex County Prosecutor: Maximum Penalty of Life Imprisonment Possible for Montclair Attorney James R. Ray III

NEWARK, NJ – The Essex County Prosecutors Office held a press conference Wednesday afternoon announcing that the Montclair attorney accused of killing his live-in girlfriend on October 23, has been captured in Cuba.  James R. Ray, III, 55, is charged with killing the mother of his child, 44-year-old, Angela Bledsoe.
 
“We have in custody James R. Ray, III, who is charged ...

Attorney Charged with Killing Montclair Mother is Captured in Cuba

NEWARK, NJ - The Montclair attorney accused of killing his live-in girlfriend on October 22, has been captured in Cuba, police officials announced on Wednesday. According to published reports, James Ray, III, 55, is charged with killing the mother of his child, 44-year-old, Angela Bledsoe.

During a press conference, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens announced, "Today, we ...

Verona Man Sentenced to 22 Months for Illegal Possession of Multiple Guns

NEWARK, N.J. – David Lutter, 69, of Verona was sentenced to 22 months in prison on Friday for possessing three guns as a previously convicted felon, including a replica Thompson submachine gun that he modified into a working automatic firearm.

Lutter plead guilty in July before U.S. District Judge Esther Salas to an indictment charging him with one count of possessing three ...

Police Investigate After Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Two Cars

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti announced today that the Montclair Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a fatal pedestrian incident.

 

At approximately 6:30 a.m. today a male was ...

Camden Chief Confirms Suspicious Package was Meant for Sen. Booker's Camden Office

CAMDEN, NJ— The FBI intercepted a suspicious package addressed to U.S. Sen. Cory Booker's Camden office, according to officials.

The FBI confirmed Friday morning that a suspicious package — similar to the other packages found in New York and Washington D.C. this week that contained potentially explosive devices — was addressed to Booker, and intercepted at a post office ...

'Armed and Dangerous' Attorney At-Large Was Sued for Sexual Harassment by Employee, Reports Say

MONTCLAIR, NJ – James R. Ray, III is wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of his child's mother, Angela Bledsoe.

The fatal shooting that claimed the life of a Montclair woman has thrust the suspected killer into the forefront. Many neighbors in this quiet Montclair community are left wondering, just who is James R. Ray?

Ray had his own law firm specializing in ...

Jersey Shore’s ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino to Spend 8 Months in Prison for Admitting to Tax Evasion

NEWARK, NJ — Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino of reality television’s “Jersey Shore” has been sentenced to eight months in prison for violating federal tax laws, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of New Jersey.

Sorrentino also was ordered today, October 5 by U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton to serve two years of supervised ...

Vulgar, Racist and Anti-Semitic Graffiti Spray-Painted onto Scotch Plains Fanwood High School

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Members of the local community are expressing their outrage over racist, anti-Semitic and vulgar graffiti that was spray-painted on the outside of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School sometime before the weekend began. 

Pictures of the offensive messages spread rapidly over social media, and members of the Jewish community were quick to condemn the ...

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Sponsors Citizens and Clergy Academy, Oct. 4

NEWARK, NJ -- Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Monday that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office will host its Fall 2018 Citizens and Clergy Academy, a six-week training program for members of the community.

The Citizens and Clergy Academy is a training program designed to familiarize clergy and other members of the community with the day-to-day operations ...

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