Homicide in Orange, N.J.

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, along with Orange Police, is investigating the fatal shooting of Katon Washington, 28, of Montclair, N.J. On September 22, at 12:56 a.m., police were notified of a shooting in the area of Alden Place…

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He Fights for Justice for Crime Victims

Meet Assistant Prosecutor Logan Teisch By Robert Florida  During high school, Logan Teisch played the role of prosecutor for a mock-trial exercise. Later, at the University of Maryland, he studied law and came to appreciate the role that prosecutors play in criminal justice. “I was intrigued by the idea of fighting for justice for crime…

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Auto Theft

We remind residents to remain vigilant in locking their car doors, removing their key fobs, and keeping valuables out of sight.#CPCANJ

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Five New Assistant Prosecutors Are Sworn In

By Robert Florida Law enforcement courses through the veins of Sean Bradley. His father, James Bradley, was a narcotics detective for the Essex County Sheriff’s Office, and both his grandfathers were police officers – one in South Orange and the other in Newark. Two of his uncles were also police officers. And on this day…

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Keeping the Community Safe

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II talks with Pastor Joe Carter about his work, his background growing up in Essex County, and how to keep the community safe. Prosecutor Stephens talks candidly about his home life and his fun times at E. Orange High School. The two also discuss the role that community…

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“Eddie” Lost Both His Lungs To Covid But Remained a Warrior

Final Radio Call for Sergeant Eddie Negron By Robert Florida During his 24-year career, Sergeant Edward Negron battled many criminals, but the toughest fight he ever faced was losing both his lungs. In 2021, while working as a detective to safeguard citizens, Negron contracted Covid-19. It compromised his cardiovascular system and impaired his lungs. He…

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