Rahway Man Fatally Shot in Newark

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino today announced that Markis Langley, 37, of Rahway was shot multiple times last night at approximately 7 p.m. as he entered his vehicle in front of 563 South 17th Street in Newark. His injuries were fatal. Witnesses said a maroon vehicle with tinted windows, possibly a Subaru, pulled…

One man killed, another injured in Irvington

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino today announced that Charles Gatling, 21, of Union was fatally shot last night at approximately 9:20 p.m. in the 100 block of 40th Street in Irvington. A second man, Djuan Cirino, 19, of Union sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The two men, traveling in a Pontiac Grand…

Couple Arrested for Murder of 3-year-old

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino today announced Tamir Little, 31, and Samirah Lightford, 23, both of Irvington, have been indicted and arrested on complaints charging them with the murder of 3-year-old Neveah Turner. Tamir Little, the victim’s father, was indicted on murder charges and endangering the welfare of a child. Lightford was also…

MEDIA ADVISORY, Rodolfo Godinez Trial

Closing arguments in the case of State v. Rodolfo Godinez are tentatively scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, May 19, 2010 before the Honorable Judge Michael Ravin, 11th Floor, Essex County Veterans Courthouse, 50 West Market Street, Newark, NJ. All requests regarding cameras or other video or electronic equipment, including laptops, in the court room must be…

Newark Man Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Manslaughter

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino today announced that Vincent Trevino, 21, of Newark pleaded guilty to first degree aggravated manslaughter for the death of Nicholas Roldan, 18, of Newark. On Dec. 6, 2007, Roldan was fatally shot in front of the Chicken Shack on Bloomfield Avenue and Third Street. According to Assistant Prosecutor…

Pedestrian Killed in Bloomfield

Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino today announced that Richard Figueroa, 24, of Belleville was struck and killed this morning in Bloomfield in the area of Watsessing and Bloomfield Avenues. Figueroa was pronounced dead at 12:48 p.m. The preliminary investigation has revealed that the vehicle that struck the pedestrian may have had a mechanical malfunction.…

Man Killed on Hunterdon Street in Newark

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino today announced that Michael Davis, 33, of Newark was fatally shot on Saturday, May 15, 2010 at approximately 12 midnight. He died from his injuries on Sunday, May 16, 2010. Newark Police responded to a report of shots fired. When they arrived on the scene they found Davis…

18-year-old Killed in Carjacking

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino today announced that Henry Jones, 18, of Newark was fatally shot in the head during an apparent carjacking. Jones was a passenger in a silver Jaguar X10. The incident occurred at 55-57 Parkview Terrance in Newark. The vehicle was recovered. The homicide is still being investigated. No more…