Man Found Guilty of Raping Woman

June 20, 2018 Man Found Guilty of Raping Woman Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted Jerome Mitchell, 37, of Newark of kidnapping and sexual assault. On Oct. 10, 2017 Mitchell approached his victim as she was walking, engaged her in conversation and then…

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East Orange Man Convicted of Murder

June 12, 2018 East Orange Man Convicted of Murder Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Akeeme Thompson, 26, of East Orange and Bloomfield, was found guilty of murdering Pierre Collins by an Essex County jury following a trial before the Honorable Verna Leath, Judge of the Superior Court. Thompson…

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Maplewood Man Convicted of Armed Robbery

Man Convicted of Maplewood Robbery Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted Andre Weekes, 25, of Maplewood of first degree armed robbery, following a trial before the Honorable Nancy Sivilli, Judge of the Superior Court. According to Assistant Prosecutor Timothy Brown, who tried the…

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Seattle Man Sentenced to Life in Prison Under New Jersey’s Terrorism Statute for Murder of College Student

May 1, 2018 Seattle Man Sentenced to Life in Prison Under New Jersey’s Terrorism Statute for Murder of College Student Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Ali Muhammad Brown, 33, of Seattle was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole by the Honorable Ronald D. Wigler,…

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Newark Man Enters Guilty Plea to Homicide

April 13, 2018 Newark Man Enters Guilty Plea to Homicide Newark — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Alquan B. Council, 28, of Newark pled guilty before the Honorable Nancy Sivilli, Judge of the Superior Court, to first degree aggravated manslaughter for fatally shooting Rayshawn Ross, 39, of Newark. Council also…

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