Man Arrested for Newark Murder

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Police Director Samuel DeMaio announced today that Anthony Burrows, 24, of Newark was arrested for the murder of Russell Lighten, Jr., 24, also of Newark. On Aug. 20, Lighten was fatally shot in the 400 block of South 17th Street in Newark at approximately 9:35 p.m.…

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Newark Man Convicted of Insurance Fraud

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that an Essex County jury convicted Robert Goodwin, 49, of Newark of second degree insurance fraud for submitting a fraudulent insurance claim related to the theft and torching of his girlfriend’s vehicle. “We hope this case sends a very clear message that people who lie to…

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