Essex County Prosecutor’s Office

48 Arrested In Newark Area Drug Ring TakedownForty-eight people, including a juvenile, were arrested in following a five-month investigation into drugs and violence in Essex County, New Jersey.
Arrest Made In Disturbing Case Of Police Impersonation In New JerseyThe 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.
Prosecutors: Officer Shot, Wounded Man Who Fatally Shot Woman In East OrangeAccording 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.
Woman Found Dead In South Mountain Reservation In New JerseyAuthorities were investigating Tuesday afternoon, after a woman was found dead in the South Mountain Reservation in Essex County, New Jersey.
Man Convicted In Robbery, Shooting That Left Teen Dead In Irvington, New JerseyA 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.
Authorities: Newark Mother Of 4 Found Dead After Being Reported MissingPolice 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.
Prosecutors: Fired Newark Cop Stalked Ex-Girlfriends, Impersonated OfficerA 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.
Newark Man Charged In Hit-Run That Killed PedestrianThe 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.
Prosecutors: N.J. Corrections Officer, Girlfriend Found Dead In Suspected Murder-SuicideA 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.
Defendant Dwayne Johnson Gets 54 Years For Stomping Man To Death In NewarkA 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.
2 Charged In Shooting That Left 2 Men Dead In Irvington, New JerseyTwo suspects have been arrested and charged in connection with the murder of two men in Irvington, New Jersey back in November, authorities announced Monday.
Prosecutors: Man Dies After Being Shot By Security Guard In NewarkPolice and prosecutors were investigating Tuesday, following the death of a man three days after he was shot by a UPS security guard in Newark.
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