Essex County Prosecutor’s Office
Forty-eight people, including a juvenile, were arrested in following a five-month investigation into drugs and violence in Essex County, New Jersey.
The accused is not a police officer, but on the afternoon of May 6 he played one, Essex County prosecutors said, in order to prey on a trusting young woman.
According to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, 42-year-old Andre Higgs, of Watchung, is charged with murder and weapons offenses in the death of 27-year-old teacher Latrena May.
Authorities were investigating Tuesday afternoon, after a woman was found dead in the South Mountain Reservation in Essex County, New Jersey.
A man was convicted of murder and other charges Monday, in a 2012 shooting that left a 16-year-old boy dead in Irvington, New Jersey.
Police on Monday were investigating the death of a Newark mother of four whose body was found this past weekend, days after she was reported missing.
A Newark police officer who was fired several years ago was in jail Friday, on allegations that he harassed and stalked several ex-girlfriends and kept uniforms and guns to impersonate a member of the force that let him go.
The victim, 29-year-old Khendrai Williams, of East Orange, was struck and killed around 12:30 a.m. at McCarter Highway and Market Street, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said.
A New Jersey state corrections officer and his girlfriend were found dead in their Nutley, New Jersey home this week – in what prosecutors believe was a murder-suicide.
A man was sentenced to 54 years in prison Monday for stomping and kicking another man in the head until he died in Newark two years ago.
Two suspects have been arrested and charged in connection with the murder of two men in Irvington, New Jersey back in November, authorities announced Monday.
Police and prosecutors were investigating Tuesday, following the death of a man three days after he was shot by a UPS security guard in Newark.
Newark authorities on Monday said a baby who died back in September was poisoned with morphine, and her mother has been charged in connection with her death.
Police on Tuesday were investigating a shooting that left a 38-year-old man in Newark the night before.
The indictment stems from two traffic stops in March in which state troopers allegedly seized drugs and weapons, which then led to the search of two apartments in Paterson.