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DATE:  3/19/2020
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Marvin Argueta

March 19, 2020
Essex County Jury Convicts Man of Conspiracy to Commit 2004 Murder

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted Marvin Argueta, 37, of El Salvador, of conspiracy to commit murder in connection with the murder of Miguel Gamez, 31, of Newark.

Yesterday, following a trial before the Honorable Ronald D. Wigler, . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  3/4/2020
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March 4, 2020

Man Sentenced to 31 Years for Robbery, Conspiracy and Escape

Newark — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II announced today that Wahiddudin Kimbrough, 34, of Newark has been sentenced to 31 years in New Jersey State Prison by the Honorable Michael L. Ravin, Judge of the Superior Court.

Kimbrough was convicted of first-degree robbery, second-degree conspiracy, and third-degree attempted escape.

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DATE:  3/4/2020
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March 3, 2020
Repeat Offender Sentenced to 18 Years for Possession of Weapons

Newark– Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Sharod Massey, 30, of Newark was sentenced to 18 years in New Jersey State Prison by the Honorable Harold W. Fullilove, Jr., Judge of the Superior Court, for continuing to possess weapons after being convicted of multiple felonies.

According to Assistant Prosecutor . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  2/20/2020
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Feb. 20, 2020
Two Brothers Sentenced for East Orange Robbery

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that brothers, Fuquan Knight, 28, and Shaquan Knight, 20, both of East Orange have been sentenced by the Honorable Siobhan Teare, Judge of the Superior Court, after being convicted of first-degree robbery and second-degree conspiracy to commit robbery.

Shaquan Knight was sentenced to 11 years. . . . READxMORE


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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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DATE:  2/10/2020
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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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DATE:  2/10/2020
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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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DATE:  12/31/2019
DEFENDANT(s):
Gustavo Palomo

Dec. 30, 2019
Newark Man Enters Guilty Plea in Vehicular Homicide

Newark—Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Gustavo Palomo, 39, of Newark pled guilty to first degree vehicular homicide for causing the death of 19-year-old Jaleel McCauley of Newark.

In exchange for his guilty plea, entered before the Honorable Ronald D. Wigler, the Presiding Judge of the Criminal Division, Palomo . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  12/24/2019
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Dec. 23, 2019
Essex County Jury Convicts Serial Killer on All Counts

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted serial killer Khalil Wheeler-Weaver, 23, of Orange on three counts of murder in connection with the deaths of three young women he killed between August and November 2016 and the kidnapping, sexual assault, and attempted . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  11/27/2019
DEFENDANT(s):
Hassan Todd

Nov. 22, 2019
Man Sentenced to 65 Years for Murder

Newark — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that the Honorable Martin G. Cronin, Judge of the Superior Court, sentenced Hassan Todd, 31, of Newark to 65 years in New Jersey State Prison for the murder of Elijah Roberts, 30, also of Newark.
The defendant must serve 85 percent of his . . . READxMORE


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