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…

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…

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…

A Georgetown Student Interns In The Homicide Unit

By Robert Florida Every summer, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office offers a legal internship for undergraduates and law students. For eight weeks, the interns are placed in various units such as homicide, crime scene, and financial crimes, where they get inside views of how a prosecutor’s office functions. They help prosecutors prep for hearings and…