Prosecutor Press Releases

October 8, 2019
Federally convicted bomber convicted of attempted murder of five Linden police officers

October 2, 2019
Man indicted for Plainfield homicide

September 27, 2019
Former pediatric gastroenterologist indicted for sexual crimes against three patients

September 27, 2019
Westfield contractor charged with theft of more than $100,000 from clients

September 25, 2019
Circumstances of Elizabeth in-custody inmate death under investigation

September 25, 2019
Essex County man sentenced to extended term of 17 years for drug offenses

September 25, 2019
Westfield man pleads guilty to possessing thousands of child pornography files with intent to distribute

September 24, 2019
Local man charged with aggravated manslaughter in connection with fatal bar fight

September 20, 2019
Plainfield man sentenced to 25 years for sexual assaults of 9-year-old girl

September 20, 2019
UCPD officer convicted on all charges following trial for theft, official misconduct

September 19, 2019
Arrest made in connection with Rahway homicide

September 13, 2019
Former fugitive who fled overseas following fatal shooting of innocent bystander sentenced to 60 years

September 11, 2019
Peaceful Resolution of Linden Standoff Shows the Positive Impact of Crisis Intervention Team Training and Multi-Agency Collaboration

September 9, 2019
Property manager charged with siphoning more than $120,000 out of elderly tenant’s bank account

September 5, 2019
UCPO implements new notification procedure for mass casualty incidents

September 4, 2019
Four charged with fraudulent enrollment in Elizabeth Public Schools free lunch program

August 30, 2019
Jersey City man charged in connection with fatal shooting in Elizabeth

August 30, 2019
Elizabeth man indicted for murder

August 30, 2019
Former pediatric gastroenterologist now charged with sexual crimes against three patients

August 20, 2019
Defendant sentenced to 23 years for role in shooting that left 1 dead, 2 injured

August 17, 2019
Suspect in custody after Elizabeth police officer fires round from service weapon

August 16, 2019
Three charged in connection with shooting outside Linden nightclub

August 15, 2019
Newark man charged in connection with report of person with weapon at Union Walmart

August 13, 2019
Plainfield man sentenced to 48 years for fatal shooting of innocent bystander

August 13, 2019
Defendant sentenced to 58 years for planned killing of Plainfield woman

August 8, 2019
Prosecutor’s Office hosting second annual Summer Slam Youth Basketball Tournament

August 7, 2019
National Night Out across Union County

August 6, 2019
Clark man charged after weapons cache found in home

August 3, 2019
Fanwood man charged with being under the influence of drugs in causing Union wreck that killed 94-year-old, injured 2 others

August 2, 2019
Morris County man charged in connection with 12-year-old’s death from Union hit-and-run

August 1, 2019
Roselle man charged in connection with arson incidents

July 31, 2019
“Operation Roll Call” results in arrests of 14 sex offenders for failure to register

July 31, 2019
Essex County man convicted on all six drug counts following consecutive trials

July 27, 2019
Death following altercation under investigation

July 25, 2019
Grand Jury Finds Retired Newark Police Officer’s Use of Non-Fatal Deadly Force to be Justified

July 19, 2019
Child struck by van in hit-and-run incident dies

July 15, 2019
Approximately $825,000 in drugs seized, Elizabeth man charged following dismantling of heroin mill

July 12, 2019
Investigators seeking information regarding trapped Raccoon set on fire

July 9, 2019
Rahway man sentenced to 13 years for selling fentanyl-laced crack that killed 3, hospitalized others

July 8, 2019
Fugitive arrested, charged in connection with Plainfield homicide

July 8, 2019
Elizabeth homicide under investigation

June 29, 2019
Rahway homicide under investigation 

June 28, 2019
Former fugitive who fled overseas following fatal shooting found guilty on all charges

June 27, 2019
Prosecutor's Office releases video from officer-involved shooting

June 27, 2019
Defendant convicted on all charges for fatal shooting of innocent bystander

June 24, 2019
Investigators still seeking information following 20th anniversary of Elizabeth toddler’s disappearance

June 22, 2019
Roselle homicide under investigation

June 17, 2019
Bank employee charged with helping orchestrate counterfeit check scheme

June 14, 2019
Defendant sentenced to 24 years for fatal shooting sparked by argument over Facebook post

June 14, 2019
Man arrested with handgun, ammunition outside Westfield elementary school

June 13, 2019
High school teacher charged with possession of child pornography

June 12, 2019
Defendant convicted for fatal shooting of Plainfield woman

June 12, 2019
Police sergeant sentenced for alcohol-related wreck

June 8, 2019
Linden man in custody following officer-involved shooting

June 7, 2019
Man sentenced to 8 years for assault of pregnant NJ TRANSIT bus driver

June 6, 2019
Operation Helping Hand offers rehabilitative assistance to 148 battling substance abuse

June 5, 2019
Elizabeth man charged with murder

June 4, 2019
Elizabeth homicide under investigation

May 30, 2019
Hitchhiker sentenced to 57 years for beating death of Clark attorney

May 27, 2019
Plainfield homicide under investigation

May 24, 2019
Former Elizabeth middle school teacher sentenced for sexual assault of students

May 24, 2019
Elizabeth man sentenced to 30 years for robbery-turned-killing of veteran headed to work

May 22, 2019
Elizabeth man sentenced to 20 years for sex assault of 10-year-old girl walking to school

May 17, 2019
Jury convicts 71-year-old of sexually assaulting child

May 16, 2019
Suspect arrested, charged in connection with Monday morning shooting in Elizabeth

May 15, 2019
Union Township man indicted for alcohol-fueled wreck that killed off-duty Hillside officer

May 8, 2019
Nineteen Outstanding Citizens Honored by Union County Human Relations Commission at Unity Achievement Award Presentation

May 8, 2019
Suspect in Plainfield homicide arrested in Pennsylvania

May 7, 2019
Defendant pleads guilty in fatal shooting

April 29, 2019
Plainfield homicide under investigation

April 24, 2019
Drifter convicted of murdering local attorney in his home

April 24, 2019
Statement regarding the Elizabeth Police Department

April 22, 2019
Child porn suspect who had fled overseas apprehended at Newark Airport

April 12, 2019
Suspect admits to assault of pregnant NJ TRANSIT bus driver in Elizabeth

April 11, 2019
Man found dead in county park

April 9, 2019
UCPO honors four for serving victims, in observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

April 8, 2019
Plainfield man sentenced to 60 years for fatally stabbing girlfriend

April 8, 2019
UCPO, YWCA Union County hosting sixth annual Domestic Violence Symposium

April 1, 2019
Summit-based gastroenterologist charged with sexual assaults of patient

March 29, 2019
UCPO launches Cybercrime Task Force

March 21, 2019
Elizabeth man admits to fatally shooting neighbor during Halloween robbery

March 20, 2019
Linden man apprehended in connection with fatal hit-and-run, attempted cover-up

March 15, 2019
Defendant convicted of aggravated sexual assault of child

March 13, 2019
Man arrested for striking, seriously injuring woman with SUV in Elizabeth

March 8, 2019
Arrest made in Hillside carjacking, kidnapping, robbery

March 7, 2019
Hillside carjacking, kidnapping, robbery under investigation

March 4, 2019
Pair indicted in connection with fatal shooting outside Elizabeth nightclub

March 1, 2019
Fourth defendant sentenced for Plainfield killing

February 27, 2019
Homicide Task Force continuing to investigate 2016 homicide of Rahway-based entrepreneur

February 27, 2019
Former Elizabeth middle school teacher admits to sexual assault of students

February 22, 2019
Elizabeth police officer charged with sexual assault

February 22, 2019
UCPO hosting “Outreach Week” with 21-21 community meetings on bias crimes, immigrant trust

February 15, 2019
Suspect apprehended for assault, robbery of pregnant NJ TRANSIT bus driver in Elizabeth

February 14, 2019
Edison man pleads guilty in connection with Plainfield killing

February 13, 2019
Westfield man charged with being in possession of massive child porn collection

February 11, 2019
Plainfield pair indicted for fatal shooting

February 11, 2019
Elizabeth man convicted for sexual assault, attempted abduction of student walking to school

February 8, 2019
Man sentenced to seven years for fatal hit-and-run, attempted cover-up

February 6, 2019
Plainfield man convicted of fatally stabbing girlfriend

February 5, 2019
Free Presentations Conducted in English and Spanish Seek to Help Parents Learn How to Help Their Children Succeed in School

February 1, 2019
Elizabeth man charged with child sex assaults spanning 10+ years

January 29, 2019
Rahway man admits selling fentanyl-laced crack that killed three

January 28, 2019
Pair charged in connection with alleged music promotion scheme

January 18, 2019
Union County homicides drop to nearly 50-year low in 2018

January 15, 2019
Union Township man charged in connection with alcohol-fueled Linden wreck that took Hillside officer’s life

January 11, 2019
Three sentenced to total of 140 years for Plainfield killing

January 11, 2019
Elizabeth man sentenced to 30 years for aggravated manslaughter in parking lot road-rage case

January 8, 2019
Man admits to fatal hit-and-run, attempted cover-up

January 4, 2019
Plainfield music teacher charged with inappropriate touching of two students

January 3, 2019
Video footage of suspect in November homicide being released

January 3, 2019
Cranford educator admits to threat, surrenders teacher’s license