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DATE:  9/11/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Nahshaun White

Sept 11, 2018
Man Convicted of Armed Robbery

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted Nahshaun White, 22, of Newark of first degree armed robbery, resisting arrest by fleeing and multiple weapons offenses, including unlawful possession of a .380 handgun following a trial before the Honorable Verna Leath, Judge of the Superior. . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  8/29/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Aldalberto Garcia, Ramon Vega

August 29, 2018
Man Sentenced to 32 Years for Drug Distribution

Newark — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Ramon Vega, 58, of Newark was sentenced to 32 years in New Jersey State Prison by the Honorable Martin G. Cronin, Judge of the Superior Court.

In December 2017 Vegas and Aldalberto Garcia, 27, also of Newark, were convicted of 17 . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  8/14/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Altariq Wager, Anthony Harris, Darlene Burger, Darryl Burger, Dyshir Gray, John Durant, Jr, Khasif Parrish, Michael Jones, Rashon Peterson, Walter Lowery

Aug. 13, 2018
Nine Charged In $100,000 Drug Sweep

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that nine people were charged and more than $100,000 in cash and drugs were seized after warrants were executed in East Orange, Newark and Irvington.

A total of $114,497 was seized. Approximately 33 grams of cocaine with an approximate street value of $870 and 43.4 . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  8/14/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Eddie Gonzalez

August 13, 2018
Former Newark Police Officer Convicted of Weapons Charges

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted former Newark Police Officer Eddie Gonzalez, 39, of Newark of illegally possession two weapons, following a trial before the Honorable Nancy Sivilli, Judge of the Superior Court.

On March 12, the Essex County Prosecutors Office Domestic Violence . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  8/13/2018
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Aug. 7, 2018
Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Will Host Opioid Community Meeting

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, along with the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office and health care professionals will host a community meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 15, to discuss the effects of the opioid crisis in this area.

The . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  7/19/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Gregory Bentley

July 19, 2018
Man Sentenced to 26 Years for Attempted Murder

Newark — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Gregory Bentley, 24, was sentenced to 26 years in New Jersey State Prison yesterday by the Honorable Marysol Rosero, Judge of the Superior Court. He must serve 85 percent of his sentence before he is eligible for parole.

On April 20, an . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  6/29/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Rakeem Johnson

June 29, 2018
Newark Man Found Guilty of Felony Murder

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted Rakeem Johnson, 37, of Newark of first degree armed robbery, felony murder, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

Following a trial before the Honorable Richard T. Sules, Judge of the . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  6/29/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Afrika Islam, Bria Bush, Khalif Williams

June 28, 2018
Three Convicted in Incident with Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Detectives

Newark — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted three individuals who were involved in an incident with Essex County Prosecutor’s Office detectives during which a gun was recovered.

Following a trial before the Honorable Arthur Batista, Judge of the Superior Court, . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  6/29/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Jimmy Mays; Lavelle Davis

June 27, 2018
Defendants Sentenced to More than 100 Years for Maplewood Triple Murder

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that two Atlantic County men were sentenced to more than 100 years in New Jersey State Prison for murdering three people in Maplewood.

The Honorable Richard T. Sules, Judge of the Superior Court, sentenced Jimmy Mays, 35, to 153 years and . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  6/22/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Kevon Anderson, Mutah Brown

June 21, 2018
Man Convicted of Aggravated Manslaughter

Newark – Acting Essex Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted Mutah Brown, 21, of Newark of aggravated manslaughter and vehicular homicide for causing the death of 18-year-old Quadir K. Jackson, also of Newark.

Jackson was killed in a motor crash that occurred when Brown, Jackson and Kevon Anderson, 22, fled . . . READxMORE


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