Office of the Union County Prosecutor

September 21, 2018
Linden man sentenced to 24 years for killing neighbor

September 20, 2018
Elizabeth pair charged with animal cruelty

September 18, 2018
MS-13 member admits to killing

September 17, 2018
A Call for Nominations for 2019 Union County Human Relations Commission Unity Achievement Awards

September 17, 2018
Pair sentenced for roles in police pursuit, cocaine seizure

September 13, 2018
Union County Family Justice Center marks one year of service to community

September 11, 2018
Narcotics investigation nets 19 arrests, $100,000 in heroin

September 6, 2018
Union Township-based tax preparer charged with stealing from three victim clients

August 30, 2018
Plainfield man charged in connection with pedestrian fatality

August 22, 2018
More than 50 animals rescued as result of twin animal cruelty cases

August 20, 2018
Elizabeth man convicted of Easter Sunday murder of girlfriend

August 20, 2018
Union County Prosecutor’s Office Deems Police Officers’ Use of Force During July 2016 Vehicle Pursuit Legally Justified

August 16, 2018
Elizabeth man sentenced to 148 years for “reign of terror"

August 14, 2018
Linden man admits to fatal shooting

August 10, 2018
Essex County man convicted in Elizabeth armed robbery-turned-shooting

August 6, 2018
Narcotics investigation yields seizure of two kilos of heroin

August 3, 2018
Middlesex County man indicted for vehicular homicide

July 31, 2018
UCPO, local PDs hosting inaugural Summer Slam youth basketball tournament

July 27, 2018
Plainfield man arrested for the murder of his three week old child

July 20, 2018
Elizabeth gang member sentenced to 50 years for killing

July 12, 2018
Elizabeth man charged with sexual assault of child

July 11, 2018
Roselle man charged in animal cruelty case

July 9, 2018
Elizabeth man convicted on eight charges for killing wife, dumping her body in abandoned home

July 8, 2018
Suspect being sought for alleged robbery of Air National Guardsman that sparked exchange of gunfire

July 6, 2018
Defendant indicted for fatal Linden shooting

June 29, 2018
Rahway burglary, sexual assault suspect being sought by police

June 29, 2018
Union Township man charged with animal cruelty for running over, killing puppy

June 26, 2018
Somerset County man admits to shooting civilian, shooting at police

June 24, 2018
Fatal shooting in Plainfield under investigation

June 23, 2018
Suspect takes own life in Hillside

June 22, 2018
Plainfield woman admits to animal cruelty

June 22, 2018
Middlesex County man charged with death by auto

June 20, 2018
Newark cop convicted of reckless manslaughter for 2016 fatal shooting outside Union bar

June 20, 2018
Charges pending against homeowner found with more than 40 dogs living in squalor

June 14, 2018
Elizabeth gas station worker charged with stealing $300K from employer

June 8, 2018
Fatal pedestrian strike in Plainfield under investigation

June 8, 2018
Rahway man sentenced to 47 years for killing girlfriend

June 1, 2018
Defendant sentenced for vehicular homicide

May 4, 2018
Rahway man indicted for distributing fentanyl-laced crack that killed 3, hospitalized others

May 4, 2018
MS-13 members sentenced for gangland killing

May 3, 2018
Fourth suspect arrested in connection with Elizabeth homicide that sparked exchange of gunfire with police

April 30, 2018
All charges dismissed against defendant

April 25, 2018
Rahway man admits to fatal strangulation of girlfriend

April 20, 2018
Serial burglar admits to multiple break-ins

April 19, 2018
New York men convicted in cocaine case

April 18, 2018
Linden man charged with possession, distribution of child pornography

April 18, 2018
Defendant charged with murder following fatal shooting in Linden

April 16, 2018
Essex County man sentenced to 18 years for killing Plainfield woman

April 16, 2018
Four indicted for fatal shooting outside Elizabeth restaurant

April 11, 2018
UCPO honors three for serving victims in observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

April 10, 2018
Jersey City man arrested in connection with Elizabeth murder that sparked exchange of gunfire with police

April 6, 2018
Two Elizabeth Men Convicted in 2014 Shooting Death of Woodbridge Man

April 5, 2018
North Plainfield Man Arrested in Attempted Murder of Three Plainfield Police Officers.

April 4, 2018
April 1st Elizabeth Homicide and Attempted Murders

March 23, 2018
Elizabeth man sentenced to 25 years for sexually assaulting girl in motel

March 23, 2018
Elizabeth man sentenced to 52 years for fatal stabbing

March 23, 2018
Elizabeth man sentenced to eight years for alcohol-fueled fatal pedestrian hit-and-run

March 19, 2018
Union Township man sentenced to 25 years for fatally stabbing father

March 18, 2018
Shooting between vehicles on U.S. Routes 1&9 in Elizabeth under investigation

March 14, 2018
Plainfield preschool administrator charged with brandishing knife at students

March 12, 2018
Former Elizabeth teacher indicted for repeated sexual assaults of two students

March 12, 2018
Pair admit to roles in gang-related fatal shooting

March 12, 2018
Linden man indicted for murder

March 6, 2018
Elizabeth man convicted on all charges for motel sexual assaults of couples

March 5, 2018
Plainfield man sentenced to 27.5 years for fatal shooting of innocent bystander

February 28, 2018
Plainfield man indicted for fatal stabbing on New Year’s Eve

February 26, 2018
Union County College student charged after bringing imitation firearms into classroom

February 26, 2018
Investigators continuing to ask for public’s help, two years after Rahway entrepreneur’s killing

February 26, 2018
Elizabeth man who shot girlfriend to death sentenced to 50 years

February 23, 2018
Pennsylvania man sentenced to life in prison for Hillside robbery

February 23, 2018
Local acupuncturist charged with sexual assault of patient

February 22, 2018
Pair charged in connection with string of convenience store robberies

February 21, 2018
Missing girl found in Elizabeth park

February 17, 2018
Third defendant charged in connection with 2016 Plainfield murder

February 15, 2018
Union Police Department sergeant to forfeit employment following theft plea

February 9, 2018
Rahway man charged with distributing fentanyl-laced crack cocaine that killed 3, hospitalized others

February 9, 2018
Elizabeth man convicted of fatal stabbing

February 7, 2018
Two arrested for performing unlicensed dentistry in Linden

February 6, 2018
Union Township man admits to fatal stabbing of father

February 6, 2018
Defendant admits to causing alcohol-fueled wreck that left 1 dead, 2 injured

February 2, 2018
Body found in burning car in Union Township (updated)

January 31, 2018
Elizabeth man charged with 10 counts of human trafficking

January 30, 2018
Elizabeth man admits to DWI, fatal hit-and-run

January 29, 2018
Pair sentenced to combined 25 years for armed robbery of Elizabeth jewelry shop

January 25, 2018
North Plainfield police officer indicted for sexual assault

January 22, 2018
Plainfield man indicted for child porn distribution

January 19, 2018
Four arrested in connection with Elizabeth homicide

January 16, 2018
Elizabeth homicide under investigation

January 16, 2018
Bergen County man sentenced for 2015 fatal drunk-driving incident at Elizabeth marine terminal

January 1, 2018
Suspect arrested in connection with fatal NYE stabbing in Plainfield