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Law & Justice

July 2, 2022

SAYREVILLE -  Police Chief John Zebrowski completed his one-year term as president of the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP), expressing appreciation to the members and staff who supported his many community-building initiatives. Zebrowski’s term will be remembered for ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – A 31-year-old Newark man is facing charges in connection with a February 2021 shooting that killed one woman and injured two men in Jersey City, according to authorities. On Tuesday, members of the United States Marshals Service New York/New Jersey Regional Task Force arrested ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Newark veterinarian who allegedly provided inadequate treatment that resulted in the untimely death of several animals had his license temporarily suspended, authorities announced. Ehren Seth Yablon, who owns the Newark Veterinary Hospital, was charged in April by the Essex County ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Newark man was sentenced Wednesday to 120 months in prison for his role in a drug trafficking conspiracy to distribute heroin out of the Rotunda Recreation and Wellness Center on Clifton Avenue, authorities announced. Rahim Jackson, of Newark, who previously pleaded guilty in ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A veterinarian has been charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty, accused of mistreating dogs under his care. Ehren Seth Yablon, who's from Hillside, owns the Newark Veterinary Hospital, located at 98 Wilson Ave. Essex County Prosecutors say a dog owner brought her English ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Newark doctor was arrested Friday in connection to forging prescriptions and obtaining controlled dangerous substances by fraud, authorities announced. Sagy Grinberg, 39, of Weehawken, who previously worked at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, was charged with forgery, obtaining ...

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NEWARK, NJ — An Essex County man who was sentenced to 160 years in prison after killing three women, including one woman from Newark, was charged with a fourth murder of a teenage girl from Newark, authorities announced. Khalil Wheeler-Weaver, of Orange, who has been incarcerated since his ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Newark man who killed a 29-year-old Newark mother with his vehicle was convicted Thursday by an Essex County jury, authorities announced. Najeeh Green, 30, of Newark, was found guilty on 11 counts following a nine-day trial, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A state grand jury voted Tuesday to not file criminal charges in the death of a Newark man who was in custody at East Jersey State Prison, authorities announced. Chazz Hilliard, 29, of Newark, died on Feb. 29, 2020, at East Jersey State Prison in Rahway. The death was investigated ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Newark man was found guilty Wednesday by a jury for the murder of a 55-year-old grocery store manager from East Orange, authorities announced. Roberto Ubiera, 58, of Newark, was convicted on all counts in connection with the murder of Tarlok Singh, according to Acting Essex County ...

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NEWARK, NJ — West Ward Councilman Joseph McCallum admitted Tuesday to taking bribes and kickbacks, and filing a false tax return for 2018, authorities announced. McCallum, 66, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge William Martini to an information charging him with one count of wire fraud ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Newark man was charged Monday with illegally possessing a firearm and ammunition in connection to a June 2021 shooting in the city, authorities announced. Kevin Hills, 21, of Newark, who was charged by complaint on Feb. 24, appeared by videoconference Monday before U.S. Magistrate ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ —A 29-year-old Newark man is facing multiple charges after Hoboken police say he was caught driving a stolen car Tuesday night and then arrested again a few hours later after stealing another vehicle. Following a motor vehicle stop on Harrison Street around 10 p.m., David Theodore ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A Newark police officer was charged in connection with a sex crime he reportedly committed against a female Uber driver while off duty in December, authorities announced. Karon Bell, 23, was charged with one count of criminal sexual contact and arrested Friday by the Newark ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Danny Castro was losing hope he’d ever see his fiancé and 4-year-old autistic child again, after getting deported to his native Nicaragua in 2018 in a series of events that his lawyers say should have never happened.  As was first reported by TAPinto Newark in 2018, Castro was ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The City of Newark will be one of 34 locations across the U.S. where Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) officials plan to carry out a new initiative aimed at combating the rising rates of drug-related violence and overdose deaths.  The initiative, dubbed, “Operation Overdrive,” ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A Newark man was arrested Tuesday morning, after having been criminally charged with shooting an Elizabeth man several times and killing him in August 2021, authorities announced. Jefferson Louis, 25, of Newark, was charged with first-degree murder, second-degree unlawful possession ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A Union County man was arrested this weekend for his connection to possessing illegal weapons and narcotics at a downtown Newark drug trafficking site, authorities announced. Dashawn Martin, 29, of Hillside, was charged with the unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Newark man on Wednesday admitted his role in an attempted carjacking in the city where he fired two shots, authorities announced.  Antwan Malone, 34, of Newark, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Julien Neals to one count of attempted carjacking, one count of using and ...

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NEWARK, NJ – New Jersey Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck is cracking down on businesses who are raising prices as the demand for COVID-19 tests have skyrocketed due to the omicron variant. Bruck announced on Friday that the Division of Consumer Affairs has sent more than 50 warning ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Seven Newark men on Friday were charged for their roles in a drug trafficking organization that sold hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of illegal drugs out of a residential building on Fairmount Avenue, authorities announced.  Each of the defendants, including one additional ...

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NEWARK, NJ — An attendance counselor from Avon Avenue School in Newark was arrested and charged in connection to sexually assaulting and endangering the welfare of a child, authorities announced.  James D. Rone-Lewis, 31, of Newark, was taken into custody last week without incident, according ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Two Newark women last week were indicted in connection to a scheme that involved arranging sham marriages between U.S. citizens and non-citizens seeking to stay in the country unlawfully, authorities announced. Sisters Andrea Torres, 55, and Regina Johnson, 57, of Newark, were both ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Eleven Newark residents were charged last week in connection to distributing fentanyl and crack cocaine in an open-air market operation area of Brookdale Avenue and Abinger Place, authorities announced.  Each person was charged by superseding complaint with one count of conspiracy ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Two former Newark city employees who conspired to distribute heroin out of the Rotunda Recreation and Wellness Center on Clifton Avenue admitted their roles in the drug trafficking scheme, authorities announced. Rahim Jackson and Arthur Hardy both pleaded guilty on Dec. 9 to ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Union County man on Wednesday was sentenced to 85 months in prison for carjacking an Uber driver in Newark, authorities announced. Rakeem McNair, 22, of Roselle, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo to an information charging him with one count of ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Newark man was arrested for threatening to injure a federal judge, authorities announced. Jonathan Williams, 46, of Newark, was charged by criminal complaint with making a threat to assault and murder a United States judge, according to Acting US Attorney Rachael Honig. On Nov.

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NEWARK, NJ – A former Newark police officer on Wednesday was sentenced today to 46 months in prison for soliciting and accepting cash payments and for failing to report those cash payments on his personal federal income tax returns, authorities announced. Julio Rivera, 52, of Old Bridge, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez is seeking the public's assistance in locating Jimmy B. Colclough, 30, if Newark. Colclough is wanted on charges of murder, two counts of attempted murder, and two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon, in ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A 60-year-old Belleville man was sentenced to 35 years in New Jersey State Prison for sexually assaulting a 9-year-old. Jose Santana was sentenced Friday, Oct. 15 by Essex County Superior Court Judge Martin Cronin. Acting Essex County Prosecutor (ECPO) Theodore N. Stephens II made ...

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