The Union County Prosecutor’s Office
32 Rahway Avenue Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Theodore J. Romankow
Prosecutor

Contact:
John Holl
(908) 527-4621
jholl@ucnj.org

For Immediate Release
November 18, 2011

Plainfield Man Found Guilty


Yesterday, a  Union County jury returned a verdict of guilty of first degree robbery and second degree aggravated assault against Garret Mattox.

Mattox, is a professed five star member of the bloods gang in Plainfield. On January 13, 2010, according to the investigation, Garret Mattox assaulted and robbed a victim outside the Richmond Beer Garden in Plainfield, said Assistant Prosecutor Jamel Semper who prosecuted the case.

Plainfield Officer Lawanna Burks arrested Garret Mattox two hours after the incident after observing that Mr. Mattox fit the description of the suspect and after observing the victim’s blood on Mr. Mattox’s boots.

He faces up to 30 years in prison when sentenced next year.