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DATE:  11/5/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Mustafa Hill

Nov. 5, 2018

Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Fatally Shooting a 19-Year-Old

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that the Honorable Verna G. Leath, Judge of the Superior Court, sentenced Mustafa Hill, 43, to 25-years in New Jersey State Prison for killing 19-year old Armani McPhall on Dec. 22, 2016.

Both men were Newark residents and . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  10/22/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Kevin Miller

Oct. 18, 2018

Newark Man Convicted of Felony Murder

Newark — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted Kevin Miller, 27, of Newark of felony murder, conspiracy to commit robbery, two counts of robbery, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a handgun for an unlawful purpose.

On June 20, 2015 Miller and an . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  10/22/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Barry Berry, Kenneth Daniels, Levell Burnett

Oct. 19, 2018
Newark Man Sentenced to Life for Drug Distribution Network

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today Kenneth Daniels, 32, of Newark was sentenced to life in prison for being a leader in a narcotics distribution network.

In July, Daniels and two other men, Levell Burnett, 41, and Barry Berry, 37, both of Newark, were convicted by an Essex . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  10/11/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Nafee Cotman, Taquan Harris

Oct. 11, 2018
Two Men Enter Guilty Pleas in Deadly Robbery

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Taquan Harris, 24, and Nafee Cotman, 21, pled guilty yesterday in connection with the May 2, 2016 robbery murder of Joseph Micalizzi, 23, of Freehold.

With opening arguments scheduled to begin yesterday, Harris admitted to fatally shooting Micalizzi. Cotman admitted . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  10/9/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Mutah Brown

Oct. 9, 2018
Man Convicted of Aggravated Manslaughter Sentenced to 23 Years

Newark — Acting Essex Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Mutah Brown, 21, of Newark has been sentenced to 23 years in New Jersey State Prison after being convicted 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 . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  9/28/2018
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Sept. 26, 2018
Police Involved Shooting

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Professional Standards Bureau is investigating a police involved shooting that resulted in the death of Allen Travers, 37, of East Orange.

The preliminary investigation indicates that yesterday, at approximately 9:40 p.m., Travers was involved in a domestic dispute. After the incident, he . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  9/28/2018
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Sept. 27, 2018
Update on Police Involved Shooting

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Professional Standards Bureau is in the early stages of investigating a police involved shooting in Newark that resulted in the death of Paul Braswell, 29, of Newark.

“Consistent with Attorney General guidelines, it is the obligation of the Essex County . . . READxMORE


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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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