Suspect Arrested In Mugging Of Former Newark MayorPolice said Sharpe James was approached from behind by Alhafeez Williams Thursday, put in a choke hold and robbed of a gold chain.
Former Newark Mayor Put in Choke Hold, Robbed Of Gold Chain Police said Sharpe James was approached from behind by an assailant who put him in a choke hold and grabbed a gold chain from around his neck before fleeing.
Ex-Newark Mayor Sharpe James Faces Lawsuit Over Campaign FundsJames ran Newark for more than 20 years and was also a state senator before he was convicted in 2008 and sent to prison on charges of abusing his office by steering city-owned land to his one-time mistress.
Convicted Former Newark Mayor Returns To City HallCity leaders, police, city workers and community activists lined up to shake hands with Sharpe James on Thursday.
New Documentary On NJ Corruption Hits TheatresGovernor Chris Christie is a hero, but few others are in a documentary about New Jersey that hits theaters tonight.
Court Reverses Sharpe James' Conviction