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DATE:  2/9/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Saladine Nunez

Feb. 8, 2018
Man Admits Using Fake Passport to Collect Nearly $250,000

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Saladine Nunez, 30, of the Fords section of Woodbridge pled guilty to using a fake passport to attempt to collect nearly $250,000 fraudulently wiring to him.

Assistant Prosecutor Sarah Turk, who handled the case, said between Aug. 1 and Aug. 12, 2017, . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  2/9/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Daevon Davis

Feb. 8, 2018
Newark Man Convicted of Murder

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted Daevon Davis, 28, of Newark of the July 2015 murder of 44-year-old Christopher Graham of Irvington, following a trial before the Honorable Mark Ali, Judge of the Superior Court.

According to Assistant Prosecutor Caroline Oliveira, who handled the case, on July . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  1/30/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Eduard Bentura; Yodelin Diaz; Lidio Martinez Miese; Jesus Quinones

Jan. 30, 2018
Four Plead Guilty to West Orange Home Invasion

Newark — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that four men have entered guilty pleas, admitting their role in a West Orange home invasion in which a husband and wife and a young child were terrorized.

The defendants Eduard Bentura, 33, Yodelin Diaz, 25, Lidio Martinez Miese, 30, and Jesus Quinones, 38, all . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  1/29/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
George Gaymon; Mario McClain

Jan. 29, 2018
Man Found Guilty of Carjacking Spree

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted George Gaymon, 30, of Irvington of 20 counts in connection with a two-day carjacking and robbery spree during which he victimized numerous individuals in Essex County.

“This defendant systematically stalked innocent and defenseless individuals to rob and carjack . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  1/26/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Terrell Haywood

Jan. 26, 2018
Irvington Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Terrell Haywood, 28, of Irvington was sentenced to life in prison by the Honorable Alfonse Cifelli, Judge of the Superior Court, for the murder of 23-year-old Kharey Reynolds of Newark.

Under New Jersey law he must serve 85 percent of the life . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  1/26/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Mario Gayles

Jan. 26, 2018
Newark Man Sentenced to Life in Prison

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Mario Gayles, 34, of Newark has been sentenced to life in prison by the Honorable John Zunic, Judge of the Superior Court, for the 2015 murder of Icrish Bostic, 33, of Irvington.

On Sept. 29, 2017 an Essex County jury convicted Gayles of murder, . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  1/26/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Gery Destra

Jan. 26, 2018
Man Sentenced to 29 Years for Sexually Assaulting Young Girl

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Gery Destra, 21, of Maplewood was sentenced to 29 years in New Jersey State Prison yesterday by the Honorable Verna Leath, Judge of the Superior Court, for sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl.

In October of 2017 an Essex County jury . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  1/19/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Basim Henry, Hanif Thompson, Karif Ford, Kevin Roberts

Jan. 18, 2017
Three Sentenced in Short Hills Carjacking Murder Case

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that three of the men responsible for the carjacking and murder of Dustin Friedland, the 30-year-old Hoboken lawyer killed leaving The Mall at Short Hills, were sentenced to lengthy prison terms today by the Honorable Michael L. Ravin, Judge of the Superior Court. . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  1/10/2018
DEFENDANT(s):
Karif Hyder

Jan. 3, 2018
Man Sentenced to Six Years in State Prison in Counterfeit Check Cashing Scheme

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Karif Hyder, 36, of Newark was sentenced to six years in New Jersey State Prison yesterday by the Honorable Mark Ali, Judge of the Superior Court, for his role in a $700,000 counterfeit check cashing scheme . . . READxMORE


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DATE:  1/10/2018
DEFENDANT(s):

Jan. 10, 2018
High School Juniors Invited to Apply for Summer Internship

Newark—Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today high school juniors, interested in law enforcement, are urged to apply for the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office annual summer internship program.

This five-week program is designed to expose high school students to careers in law, law enforcement and government. The summer internship program will . . . READxMORE


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