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PRESS RELEASE ARCHIVE FOR YEAR 2020
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DATE:  2/10/2020
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Feb. 5, 2020
Man Sentenced to Life for Murder of Photographer

Newark — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Christopher Poole, 26, of Newark was sentenced to life in prison for murdering Rasheed “O.J.” Olabode, 27, also of Newark.

“There is nothing we can do to bring back Rasheed, but we hope that, with this sentencing, his family and loved ones . . . READxMORE


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Feb. 5, 2020
Authorities Seek Help from Public in Cold Case

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking assistance from the public in solving a cold case.

On Oct. 5, 2006 Carey Suitt was struck and killed by a hit and run driver on Freeway Drive East and South Center Street in . . . READxMORE


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Jan. 30, 2020
Essex County Jury Convicts Man of Sexually Assaulting Girl for Years

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Roberto Grillo, 40, of Bloomfield was convicted by an Essex County jury of sexually assaulting a girl from the age of 12 to 16.

Following a trial before the Honorable Martin G. Cronin, Judge of . . . READxMORE


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