For Immediate Release — April 2, 2014

Essex County woman convicted of falsifying, then stealing medical records

A Union County grand jury has returned guilty verdicts against a former worker at a Berkeley Heights group home who falsified medical records and later attempted to steal them after she was fired, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Wednesday.

Joy Ebuzor-Onayemi of East Orange was convicted of third-degree burglary and fourth-degree falsifying medical records following four hours of jury deliberation and a five-day trial before state Superior Court Judge Stuart Peim.