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TITLE: Final Schoolyard Murder Defendant Sentenced to 195 Years
DEFENDANT: Gerardo Gomez
DATE: 1 / 9 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Two Men Wanted for Homicides
DEFENDANT: Tyquaah Mayse, Dwayne Edwards (suspects)
DATE: 1 / 9 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Fatal Police-Involved Shooting in East Orange
DEFENDANT: (under investigation)
DATE: 1 / 14 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Springfield Man Convicted of Killing Orange Man
DEFENDANT: Keevin David
DATE: 1 / 22 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Orange Man Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Manslaughter
DEFENDANT: Rafael Moreta
DATE: 1 / 24 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Newark Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Attempted Murder of Two at Bus Stop
DEFENDANT: Garland Jones
DATE: 1 / 28 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Irvington Man Found Guilty of Gun and Drug Possession
DEFENDANT: James Craft
DATE: 2 / 1 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: NJ Attorney General Announces Two-Day Gun Buyback for Essex County
DEFENDANT:
DATE: 2 / 4 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Man Wanted for Murder
DEFENDANT: Jihad Latham
DATE: 2 / 5 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Couple Arrested in Money Laundering and Tax Fraud Scheme
DEFENDANT: Maritza Torres-Falu, Luis Velez
DATE: 2 / 6 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Man Wanted for Aggravated Assault Shooting
DEFENDANT: Sean Hill
DATE: 2 / 6 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Woman Who Fatally Stabbed 88-Year-Old Convicted of Murder
DEFENDANT: Yvonne Walker
DATE: 2 / 6 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Newark Cop Convicted of Aggravated Assault
DEFENDANT: Hugo Fierro
DATE: 2 / 21 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Essex County Prosecutor Rejects PTI in Patrick the Dog Case
DEFENDANT: Kisha Curtis
DATE: 2 / 22 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Essex County Grand Jury Refuses to Indict in Tanning Case
DEFENDANT: Patricia Krentcil
DATE: 2 / 26 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Newark Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Murder
DEFENDANT: Maurice Mosley
DATE: 2 / 26 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Man who Shot Sheriff's Officer is Charged with Attempted Murder
DEFENDANT: Rasul Burt
DATE: 2 / 28 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Springfield Man Sentenced to 55 years for Murder
DEFENDANT: Keevin David
DATE: 3 / 1 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Livingston Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Forgery and Falsifying Bank Records
DEFENDANT: Jennifer Heiner-Pisano
DATE: 3 / 1 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Man Convicted of Robbery Sentenced to 15 Years
DEFENDANT: Jamil Kollie
DATE: 3 / 1 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Man Charged with Kidnapping Girl
DEFENDANT: Pedro Rios
DATE: 3 / 5 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Millburn Township Public Worker Arrested for Theft
DEFENDANT: Anthony Boffa
DATE: 3 / 5 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Two Convicted in Police Shoot Out
DEFENDANT: Anwar Crockett, Ali Ibn Karim
DATE: 3 / 5 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Authorities Offer Reward for Suspected Rapist
DEFENDANT: (unknown at this time)
DATE: 3 / 12 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Essex County Prosecutor's Office Host Conference for Girls
DEFENDANT:
DATE: 3 / 13 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Essex County Sheriff's Officer Convicted of Stealing from Crime Scene
DEFENDANT: George Ruiz
DATE: 3 / 14 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Employee Arrested After Torching Storage Company
DEFENDANT: Michael Parker
DATE: 3 / 15 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Montclair Man Accused of Killing Villanova Student Indicted
DEFENDANT: Ernest Williams, James Pitts
DATE: 3 / 15 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Man Found Guilty of Gun Offense, Acquitted of Murder
DEFENDANT: Jererad Hollaway
DATE: 3 / 18 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Two Men Who Took Newark Police on Chase are Convicted
DEFENDANT: Jahaan Allen, Nathaniel Broadnax
DATE: 3 / 19 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Millburn Municipal Employee Charged with Theft
DEFENDANT: Jennifer Lubisco
DATE: 3 / 27 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Woman Who Killed 88-year-old Irvington Woman is Sentenced to 45 years
DEFENDANT: Yvonne Walker
DATE: 3 / 27 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Man Wanted for Sexual Assault in Irvington
DEFENDANT:
DATE: 4 / 4 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Man Convicted of Christmas Eve Murder of Grocery Store Employee
DEFENDANT: Jaworski Sneed
DATE: 4 / 4 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Irvington Superintendent of Streets and Sewers is Arrested
DEFENDANT: James Ryan
DATE: 4 / 5 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Newark Police Officer Indicted for Arson and Insurance Fraud
DEFENDANT: Johnathan Taylor
DATE: 4 / 17 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: East Orange Firefighter Indicted
DEFENDANT: Marc Jackson
DATE: 4 / 17 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Man Indicted for Killing Woman and Dumping Body in Passaic River
DEFENDANT: Joseph Melillo
DATE: 4 / 22 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: ECPO Announces Updated Website and New Video for Crime Victims
DEFENDANT:
DATE: 4 / 22 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Bus Driver Arrested in Connection with Fatal Incident at Newark Airport
DEFENDANT: Fidel Ortez
DATE: 4 / 22 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Belleville Woman Arrested In Fatal Shooting Incident
DEFENDANT: Bridgette Rivera
DATE: 4 / 22 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Montclair Woman Indicted for Killing 47-Year Old Boyfriend
DEFENDANT: Felicia Wiliams
DATE: 4 / 22 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Newark Man Found Guilty of Murder and Attempted Murder
DEFENDANT: Raheem Cleveland
DATE: 4 / 24 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Former Newark Police Officer Sentenced to 5 Years for Assault
DEFENDANT: Hugo Fierro
DATE: 4 / 29 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Suspect Sought in Fatal Shooting in Bloomfield
DEFENDANT: Marcelus Tonic
DATE: 4 / 29 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Two Elizabeth Men Who Took Police on High-Speed Chase Are Sentenced
DEFENDANT: Anwar Crockett
DATE: 5 / 3 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Dollar Store Owner Charged in $5.2 Million Food Stamp Fraud
DEFENDANT: Muhammed Farooq
DATE: 5 / 8 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Irvington Man Convicted of Leaving the Scene Following Car Crash
DEFENDANT: Kenneth Glasco
DATE: 5 / 9 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: East Orange Man Sentenced to Life for Murder of Newark Grocer
DEFENDANT: Jaworski Sneed
DATE: 5 / 13 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Grand Jury Indicts Millburn Fire Inspector and Wife
DEFENDANT: Peter Dicostanzo
DATE: 5 / 15 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Newark Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Little League Umpire
DEFENDANT: Henry Milstrey
DATE: 6 / 12 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Woman Found Guilty of Murdering Mother of Three
DEFENDANT: Nadiyah Venable
DATE: 6 / 27 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Man Sentenced to Life without Parole Under Three Strikes Law
DEFENDANT: Kevin Lloyd
DATE: 7 / 3 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Man Sentenced For Robbery, Sexual Assault In Newark Park
DEFENDANT: Jamal Peoples
DATE: 7 / 8 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Authorities Release Photos from IHOP Fatal Shooting in Newark
DEFENDANT: [unknown at this time]
DATE: 7 / 12 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Essex Fells Man Charged In Murder of Father
DEFENDANT: John Mekell Jr.
DATE: 7 / 15 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Man Pleads Guilty to Killing West Orange Bouncer
DEFENDANT: Jose Garcia-Lendos
DATE: 7 / 23 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Essex County Sheriff's Officer Indicted
DEFENDANT: John Warnock
DATE: 7 / 30 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Woman Charged with Animal Cruelty Enters Guilty Plea
DEFENDANT: Kisha Curtis
DATE: 7 / 31 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Man Sentenced To 20 Years For Carjacking
DEFENDANT: Raheem Battles
DATE: 8 / 2 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Irvington Man Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Young Girl
DEFENDANT: Jose Cruz
DATE: 8 / 8 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Fairfield Woman Sentenced For Murdering Her Mother
DEFENDANT: Tina Lunney
DATE: 8 / 13 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Newark Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Attempted Murder
DEFENDANT: Abdul Holman
DATE: 8 / 13 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Man Arrested for Throwing Molotov Cocktail in Glen Ridge
DEFENDANT: James Fiol
DATE: 8 / 15 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: New Anti-Carjacking Public Awareness Campaign Launched in Essex County
DEFENDANT:
DATE: 8 / 19 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Authorities Seek Help in Apprehending Suspect in Murder Robbery
DEFENDANT:
DATE: 8 / 20 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Somerset Man Pleads Guilty to $5 Million Food Stamps Theft
DEFENDANT: Muhammed Farooq
DATE: 9 / 11 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Man Sentenced for Fatal Shooting of West Orange Bouncer
DEFENDANT: Nolvin Garcia
DATE: 9 / 17 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Newark Man Convicted of Carjacking
DEFENDANT: Clarence Williams
DATE: 9 / 25 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Woman Sentenced to 55 Years for Murder of Mother of Three
DEFENDANT: Nadiyah Venable
DATE: 9 / 27 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Husband Convicted of Murdering Estranged Wife
DEFENDANT: Khalid Khan
DATE: 10 / 4 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Jury Convicts Man of Aggravated Assault on Police Officer
DEFENDANT: Khaalid Fate
DATE: 10 / 24 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Police Involved Shooting Under Investigation
DEFENDANT: [none at this time]
DATE: 11 / 7 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Man Arraigned on Sexual Assault Charges
DEFENDANT: Hakim Jones
DATE: 11 / 21 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: Carjacker Sentenced to 25 Years
DEFENDANT: Clarence Williams
DATE: 12 / 3 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: World Against Violence Youth Conference
DEFENDANT:
DATE: 12 / 19 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

TITLE: 4 Arrested, 1 Wanted in Holiday Homicide Spree in Essex County
DEFENDANT: D. Pendergrass, R. Langford, A. Fields, juvenile
DATE: 12 / 31 / 2013To read this press release, CLICK HERE

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