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PRESS RELEASE ARCHIVE FOR YEAR 2016
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DATE:  12/21/2016
DEFENDANT(s):
Michael Ford

Dec. 16, 2016

Orange Man Sentenced to Eight Years for Drugs and Gun

Newark — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that Michael Ford, 28, of Orange was sentenced to eight years in New Jersey State Prison today by the Honorable Richard T. Sules, Judge of the Superior Court.

Ford was sentenced to eight years for unlawful possession of a weapon. He was . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  12/21/2016
DEFENDANT(s):
Braulio A. Lopez

Dec. 14, 2016

Man Convicted of Illegal Possession of a Gun

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that Braulio A. Lopez, 20, of Newark was convicted of illegal possession of a weapon following a trial before the Honorable John Gizzo, Judge of the Superior Court.

At approximately 9:50 p.m. on May 7, 2015 Lopez was observed by officers in the vicinity of . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  12/21/2016
DEFENDANT(s):
Anthony Fields

Dec. 13, 2016

Jury Convicts Man of Killing Three at Irvington Strip Club

 Newark — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted Anthony Fields, 22, of Newark of killing three people and wounding two others on Christmas Day 2013 at Slick’s, an Irvington go go bar located at Nye Avenue and 21st Street.

Following a trial before the . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  12/20/2016
DEFENDANT(s):
Corey Sabb, Jahid Nelson, Joshua Craig, Julio Pendola, Trevone Craig

Dec. 13, 2016

Five Defendants Enter Guilty Plea in Video Attack

 Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that five men have entered guilty pleas before the Honorable Richard T. Sules, Judge of the Superior Court, for assaulting a 28-year old Newark man on Sunday, Jan. 10, at Broad and Market Streets in Newark’s downtown area.

“We believe these guilty pleas and the . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  11/7/2016
DEFENDANT(s):
Jeremy Arrington

Nov. 7, 2016

Man Charged with Killing Three, Injuring Three

Newark – ActingEssex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced today that Jeremy Arrington, 26, of Newark has been charged in a triple homicide in which a young college student, who was visiting the family, and two children were fatally stabbed.

Arrington, who is in custody, has been charged . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  9/28/2016
DEFENDANT(s):
David LaCarriere

Sept. 27, 2016

New York Man Admits to Conspiring to Steal Approximately $700,000 in High-End Merchandise from Newark Airport

 Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that David LaCarriere, 29, of New York City pled guilty yesterday before the Honorable Michael Nelson, Judge of the Superior Court, to conspiring to steal approximately $700,000 in high end merchandise from the cargo area . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  9/28/2016
DEFENDANT(s):
Andre Glaspie, Dazhan Goff, Khalif Ford

Sept. 27, 2016

Three Men Admit Early Morning Armed Robbery of 8 People

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that three men pled guilty before the Honorable Richard T. Sules, Judge of the Superior Court, to a string of armed robberies on Jan. 16, 2014.

The victims ranged in age from a 14-year-old school girl to an 88-year-old woman. Seven of the . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  8/22/2016
DEFENDANT(s):
KORYNN HUNT

Aug. 22, 2016

Man Sentenced to 50 Years for Sexually Girl

 Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that the Honorable Russell Passamano, Judge of the Superior Court, sentenced Korynn Hunt, 39, of Newark to 50 years in New Jersey state prison for repeatedly sexually assaulting a young girl over a seven year period.

“What this defendant did to this girl is . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  8/8/2016
DEFENDANT(s):
Dawan Ingram

Aug. 5, 2015

Man Sentenced to 50 Years for Murder

 

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that the Honorable Siobhan Teare, Judge of the Superior Court, sentenced Dawan Ingram, 21, of Newark to 50 years in New Jersey state prison for the murder of Najee Montague, 21, also of Newark.

On June 29, an Essex County jury convicted Ingram of first degree . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  7/28/2016
DEFENDANT(s):
Krisla Rezierkyson Kris

July 28, 2016

 

Irvington Mother Sentenced to 45 Years for Starving Daughter to Death

 Two other children were starved

 Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that the Honorable Michael L. Ravin, Judge of the Superior Court, sentenced Krisla Rezierkyson Kris, also known as Venette Ovilde, to 45 years in New Jersey state prison yesterday for starving her three children, causing the . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  3/21/2016
DEFENDANT(s):
Pedro Rios

March 21, 2016

Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Kidnapping and Raping Girl

Newark — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that Pedro R. Rios, 60, of Newark was sentenced to 25 years in New Jersey state prison by the Honorable Bahir Kamil, Judge of the Superior Court, for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl.

On July 22, 2015 Rios pled guilty to . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  3/9/2016
DEFENDANT(s):
Charles Puryear

March 8, 2016

Man Pleads Guilty in Homicide

 Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that Charles Puryear, 30, of Newark entered a guilty plea today before the Honorable Michael L. Ravin, Judge of the Superior Court, for killing Jackie Pena, 21, of East Orange on Nov. 25, 2011.

Assistant Prosecutor Adam B. Wells, who handled the case, said Puryear pled guilty to . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  2/1/2016
DEFENDANT(s):
Amber Brooks

Feb. 1, 2016

Jury Convicts Woman of Reckless Manslaughter in Super Bowl Sunday Killing

 NewarkActing Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted Amber Brooks, 21, of Newark of reckless manslaughter for fatally shooting Michael Brown, 49, of Newark.

Following a three week trial before the Honorable Carolyn Wright, Judge of the Superior Court, the jury convicted of . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  1/21/2016
DEFENDANT(s):
Charles P. Torres

Jan. 21, 2016

North Bergen Man Sentenced to 20 Years in State’s First Human Trafficking Case

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that Charles P. Torres, 56, of North Bergen was sentenced to 20 years in New Jersey State Prison, with a 20-year period of parole ineligibility, after pleading guilty to two counts of first degree human trafficking, promoting prostitution, sexual . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  1/21/2016
DEFENDANT(s):
Ali Muhammad Brown

Jan. 21, 2016

Ali Muhammad Brown Sentenced to 36 ½ Years for West Orange Robbery

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that Ali Muhammad Brown, 31, of Seattle, Washington was sentenced yesterday to 36 years and six months in New Jersey State Prison by the Honorable Michael Petrolle, Judge of the Superior Court, for the armed robbery of a West Orange . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  1/21/2016
DEFENDANT(s):
Latina Byrd

Jan. 20, 2016

Firefighter Pleads Guilty

NewarkActing Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that Latina Byrd, a 14-year veteran of the Newark fire department, pled guilty to hindering, a disorderly persons offense.

Byrd was responsible for managing a fund that firefighters pooled together to help pay for cable, supplies and other incidental expenses at the Engine 19 firehouse on Frelinghuysen Avenue in Newark.

Appearing before . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  1/21/2016
DEFENDANT(s):
Freddies Cresporios

Jan. 20, 2016

Belleville Man Found Guilty of Armed Robbery and Aggravated Assault

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted Freddies Cresporios, 21, of Belleville of eight counts, including robbery, aggravated assault and weapons charges all linked to two separate attacks in Newark.

Assistant Prosecutor David Feldman, who tried the case, said on May 13, . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  1/15/2016
DEFENDANT(s):
Marjorie Anna Stubblefield

Jan. 15, 2016

Former Chairwoman of Rutgers University Philosophy Department Sentenced to 12 Years for Raping Disabled Man

 NewarkActing Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that the Honorable Siobhan Teare, Judge of the Superior Court, has sentenced the former Chairwoman of the Rutgers University Philosophy Department to 12 years in New Jersey State Prison for repeatedly sexually assaulting a disabled man . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  1/6/2016
DEFENDANT(s):
Freddie Wright

Jan. 6, 2016

Man Enters Guilty Plea to Eluding Charges

 NewarkActing Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that Freddie Wright, 23, of Newark pled to eluding and other charges yesterday just as his trial was scheduled to begin before the Honorable Martin G. Cronin, Judge of the Superior Court.

Under the terms of the plea agreement, Wright is expected to be sentenced to . . . READxMORE


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