Man Indicted for Halloween Vehicular Homicide

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that an indictment was returned by an Essex County Grand Jury charging Kenneth Brown, 44, of Nutley with first degree vehicular homicide. The four count indictment also charges Brown with second degree vehicular homicide and two counts of aggravated assault. The indictment alleges Brown was impaired…

Second Man Arrested in Essex Fells Homicide

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today (April 17, 2010) that Shaun Woodson, 24, of East Orange has been arrested on a complaint charging him with felony murder, murder, robbery and weapons offenses for the murder of Robert Nevius, 91, of Essex Fells. Woodson is the co-defendant of Reginald Anthony, 28, of East…

Arrest Made in Essex Fells Homicide Case

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Reginald Anthony, 28, of East Orange has been arrested on a complaint charging him with felony murder, murder, robbery, conspiracy and weapons offenses for the murder of Robert Nevius, 91, of Essex Fells. Anthony, who was hired as a chauffeur to drive Mr. Nevius and…

Elderly Man Found Dead in Essex Fells

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Robert Nevius, 91, was found unresponsive at approximately 8:40 a.m. in his Essex Fells home by members of the Essex Fells Police Department who went to the home to do a welfare check-in. The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Essex Fells Police Department are…

19-year-old Arrested in Hit-and-Run

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today the arrest of Terrance Moore, 19, of Newark on a complaint charging him with six counts of aggravated assault. On April 13, 2010, Moore allegedly was the driver of a Chevrolet Malibu that hit six teens, critically injuring two, on North Oraton Parkway in East Orange.…

Male Fatally Shot In Newark

At approximately 5 p.m. a male was shot. An hour later he was pronounced dead at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. The incident occurred in the 90th block of Willoughby Street in Newark. It is actively being investigated by Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Squad and the Newark Police Homicide Squad.…

Escapee Arrested in Newark Homicide

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Rafael Miranda, 31, of Newark was arrested for the murder of Bernardo Bermudez, 34, of Dade County, Florida. Bermudez was fatally shot on April 11, 2010 outside a Newark sports bar after he and Miranda allegedly got into a dispute. Miranda was also charged with…

Woman Arrested in Murder in Newark

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today Danielle Johnson, 27, of East Orange was arrested and charged with the murder of Andre Austin, 23, of East Orange. At approximately 3 a.m. today Newark Police responded to a shots fired call. Austin was found dead by the officers in the driver’s seat of a…