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DATE:  4/8/2022
DEFENDANT(s):
Jeremy Arrington

April 8, 2022

Newark Man Found Guilty of Triple Homicide Sentenced to 375 Years in New Jersey State Prison

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Jeremy Arrington, 32, of Newark was sentenced to 375 years for murdering three people and attempting to murder three more after becoming enraged over a Facebook comment.

The Honorable Ronald D. Wigler, the judge who . . . READxMORE

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DATE:  3/31/2022
DEFENDANT(s):
Khalil Wheeler Weaver

March 31, 2022

Orange Homicide

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Orange Police Director Todd Warren announced today that Khalil A. Wheeler Weaver, 24, of Orange has been charged with the murder of 15-year-old Mawa Doumbia of Newark.

The victim’s father and sister last saw her on the evening of Oct. 7, 2016, as she was leaving the family home in . . . READxMORE

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DATE:  3/31/2022
DEFENDANT(s):
Najeeh Green

March 31, 2022

Essex County Jury Convicts Newark Man of Vehicular Homicide

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted Najeeh Green, 30, of vehicular homicide and other charges in connection with the death of Priscilla Godoy, a 29-year-old Newark mother.

On May 5, 2018, Green was involved a crime spree that resulted in a man . . . READxMORE

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DATE:  3/9/2022
DEFENDANT(s):
Jeremy Arrington

March 5, 2022

Man Convicted of Triple Murder

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted Jeremy Arrington, 31, of a triple murder. He was convicted of murdering a female college student as well as two children.

The two children, Ariel Little Whitehurst, a seven year-old, and her 11-year-old brother, Al-Jahon Whitehurst, were . . . READxMORE

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DATE:  3/9/2022
DEFENDANT(s):
James Pilotti

March 4, 2022

Essex County Jury Convicts Union City Man of Kidnapping, Assault, Strangulation and Weapons Charges

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted James Pilotti, 43, of Union City, of kidnapping, aggravated assault, weapons charges and strangulation.

Following a trial before the Honorable Harold Fullilove, Jr,. Judge of the Superior Court, the . . . READxMORE

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