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DATE:  4/13/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
John Coulouris

April 13, 2018
Hackensack Man Sentenced to 7 Years for Social Media Threats

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that John Coulouris, 19, of Hackensack, was sentenced to seven years in New Jersey State Prison by the Honorable Mark J. Nelson, Judge of the Superior Court, after pleading guilty to making social media threats against Livingston High School and others in . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  4/13/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Alquan Council

April 13, 2018
Newark Man Enters Guilty Plea to Homicide

Newark — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Alquan B. Council, 28, of Newark pled guilty before the Honorable Nancy Sivilli, Judge of the Superior Court, to first degree aggravated manslaughter for fatally shooting Rayshawn Ross, 39, of Newark.

Council also pled guilty to second degree aggravated assault for . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  4/9/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Eddie Gonzalez

April 5, 2018
Former Newark Police Officer Convicted of Impersonating a Cop

Newark –Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted of Eddie Gonzalez, 39, of Newark of impersonating a law enforcement officer and making false reports against an ex-girlfriend.

Today, a jury convicted Gonzalez of four counts of making false reports and one count of impersonating a . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  3/16/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
George Gaymon; Mario McClain

March 16, 2018
Irvington Man Sentenced to 65 Years for Two-Day Carjacking Spree
Judge Rejects Sovereign Citizen Defense

Newark — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that George Gaymon, 30, of Irvington was sentenced to 65 years in New Jersey State Prison by the Honorable Martin G. Cronin, Judge of the Superior Court.

Gaymon, who declared himself a “sovereign citizen’’ during jury selection and . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  3/6/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Miguel Williams

March 6, 2018
East Orange Man Enters Guilty Plea to Homicide

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Miguel Williams, 35, of East Orange pleaded guilty before the Honorable Marysol Rosero, Judge of Superior Court, to first degree aggravated manslaughter and weapons charges for fatally shooting Kwame Yeboah, 30, of East Orange.

Under the terms of the plea agreement, Williams is . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  3/6/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Ali Muhammad Brown

March 6, 2018
Ali Muhammad Brown Enters Guilty Plea to Murder and Terrorism

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced that Ali Muhammad Brown, 34, of Seattle pleaded guilty today to killing Brendan Tevlin, 19, of West Orange before the Honorable Ronald D. Wigler, Judge of the Superior Court.

Jury selection was underway in the case but yesterday Brown indicated he was willing . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  2/28/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Joseph Rafanello, Michael Schmitt

Feb. 27, 2018

Acting Essex County Prosecutor: Threats Against Schools Are a Serious Crime

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino issued a warning today to juveniles and others tempted to threaten schools on social media.

In the wake of the shooting in Florida, Essex County has had three incidents of teens, ranging in age from 13 years old to 18 years old, . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  2/28/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
John Coulouris

Feb. 27, 2018
Man Pleads Guilty to Social Media Threats Against Livingston High School

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that John Coulouris, 19, of Hackensack entered a guilty plea yesterday before the Honorable Judge Mark J. Nelson to eight counts related to threats against Livingston High School posted on social media in 2016.

Specifically, he admitted to making two . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  2/22/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Luis Mangual

Feb. 22, 2018
Man Sentenced to 55 Years for Murder

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Luis Mangual, 33, of Newark was sentenced to 55 years in New Jersey State Prison by the Honorable Verna G. Leath, Judge of the Superior Court, for the murder of Jose Alfaro, 39, of Newark.

Mangual was tried in June and July of 2017 for . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  2/22/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Nicole Hines

Feb. 21, 2018
Woman Enters Guilty Plea in Vehicle Homicide

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Nicole Hines, 31, of Newark pled guilty yesterday to death by auto and leaving the scene of the accident that resulted in the death of Rodney Stroughn, a 49-year-old bicyclist, also from Newark.

Hines also admitted operating a vehicle well over the posted speed . . . READxMORE


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