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DATE:  6/14/2019
DEFENDANT(s):
Dashon Ross

June 14, 2019
Newark Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Unlawful Possession of a Handgun

Newark — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Dashon Ross, 35, of Newark was sentenced to 10 years in New Jersey State Prison by the Honorable Nancy Sivilli, Judge of the Superior Court. Under the Graves Act, Ross must serve 5 years before he is . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  6/13/2019
DEFENDANT(s):
Wahiduddin Kimbrough

June 11, 2019
Man Convicted of Robbing Employee of Verizon Store

Newark – – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted Wahiduddin Kimbrough, 34, of Newark of first-degree robbery, second degree conspiracy and third-degree attempted escape following a trial before the Honorable Michael Ravin, Judge of the Superior Court.

According to Assistant Prosecutor Romil Devang . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  6/13/2019
DEFENDANT(s):
Garrett Carter

June 4, 2019
Man Sentenced to 18 Years for Vehicular Homicide

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Garrett Carter, 52, of Newark was sentenced to 18 years in New Jersey State Prison yesterday after being convicted in March by an Essex County jury of vehicular homicide in connection with the death of Steven Dawkins, 39, of Orange.

Sentence was . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  6/13/2019
DEFENDANT(s):
Carlos Green

May 23, 2019
Man Convicted of Vehicular Homicide

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted Carlos Green, 44, of Irvington of vehicular homicide for striking and killing Billy Ray Dudley of East Orange following a trial before the Honorable Marysol Rosero, Judge of the Superior Court.

According to Assistant Prosecutor Brian Pollock, who handled . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  5/17/2019
DEFENDANT(s):
Sondra Bell

May 15, 2019

A Former Employee of Rutgers Medical School Sentenced to Five Years

Newark — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Sondra Bell, 55, of Newark was sentenced to five years in New Jersey State Prison for stealing more than $87,000 from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, where she was employed for 24 years as an administrative assistant.

Assistant Prosecutor . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  5/17/2019
DEFENDANT(s):
Kenneth Palmer

May 7, 2019
Randolph Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Exposing Himself to School Children

Newark –Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Kenneth Palmer, a paraprofessional at Jefferson Elementary School in Maplewood, has been sentenced to 10 years in New Jersey State Prison for masturbating in the hallways of the school and taking an inappropriate photograph of a student.

Palmer, . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  5/17/2019
DEFENDANT(s):
Sheedley Pierre

May 3, 2019
Essex County Jury Convicts Orange Man in Killing of Taxi Cab Driver

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted Sheedley Pierre, 22, of felony murder, robbery, conspiracy, using a juvenile in a crime, and weapons offenses for his role in the killing of Jonas Larose, a 55-year-old East Orange taxi . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  3/29/2019
DEFENDANT(s):
Zaki Jones

March 29, 2019
Newark Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder

Newark — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced that Zaki Jones, 36, of Newark was sentenced to life in prison today by the Honorable Verna Leath, Judge of the Superior Court, for the murder of Naji Everett, 26, of Orange.

On Dec. 17, 2015 Jones fatally shot Everett outside of a home . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  3/1/2019
DEFENDANT(s):
Nestor Francisco Canela Lopez

March 1, 2019
Handyman Sentenced to 50 Years for Bludgeoning Man to Death

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Nestor Francisco Canela Lopez, 40, of the Bronx was sentenced to 50 years in New Jersey State Prison for the murder of 64-year-old Charles Jeffrey of Newark.

The Honorable James W. Donohue, who described the attack on Jeffrey as . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  2/27/2019
DEFENDANT(s):
Jeffrey Holland

Feb. 27, 2019
Triple Murderer Sentenced to 190 Years

Newark — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Jeffrey Holland, 30, of East Orange was sentenced to 190 years in New Jersey State Prison for the murders of Tiniquah Rouse, 21, Ashley Jones, 23, and Jarrell Marshall, 28.

The victims, all residents of Newark, were killed over the course of two days in . . . READxMORE


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