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Former Bloomfield Councilman Elias Chalet Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

July 14, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Former Bloomfield Councilman Elias Chalet was sentenced to five years in prison today. He will be eligible for parole after serving two years. 

Chalet was indicted by a grand jury on January 29, 2016 for allegedly soliciting a $15,000 bribe. At the time, he was formally accused of promising a business owner that he would use his place on the Bloomfield ...

Eight Charged in History’s Largest Health Care Fraud Takedown

NEWARK, NJ – The largest health care fraud and opioid enforcement action ever taken by the Justice Department resulted in three guilty pleas and five arrests in New Jersey involving a South Jersey-Philadelphia drug trafficking ring that sold more than 1,100 oxycodone pills and multiple individuals who used phony claims to steal millions from state and private insurers, according to U.S.

Two Men Sentenced to More than 100 Years for 2017 Maplewood Triple Murder

NEWARK, NJ - Lavelle Davis, 38, of Galloway and Jimmy Mays, 35, of Egg Harbor Township, were sentenced to more than 100 years in New Jersey State Prison for murdering three people in Maplewood in 2017, stated Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino on Wednesday.

Mays was sentenced to 153 years and Davis to 138 years for killing and torturing Lance Frasier, 44, of Newark, and ...

Belleville Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 12 year old Nutley Girl

NEWARK, NJ - A 29 year old Belleville man is being held in Essex County jail following accusations of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in Nutley. According to the Essex County Prosecutors Office, the accused worked as a youth basketball coach at Good Shepherd Academy in Nutley in the past.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Kevin Jimenez was ...

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