Heroin Attorneys in East Orange NJEssex County law enforcement officials arrested two people and seized a large quantity of heroin in East Orange, NJ.

Detectives with the Essex County Sheriff’s Office conducted surveillance at the intersection of Central Avenue and Halsted Street as part of an investigation into illegal drug activity in the area.

Essex County detectives reportedly saw a 27-year-old Jersey City man drive into a parking lot and then almost immediately attempt to drive away after spotting an East Orange police patrol car.

Authorities pulled over the suspect’s vehicle and then searched the car. That search allegedly led to the discovery of multiple bags filled with heroin. According to officials, the heroin has a street value of approximately $50,000.

The driver, a 27-year-old Jersey City man, was arrested and charged with multiple drug crimes, including heroin distribution and heroin possession.

Meanwhile, the passenger, a 37-year-old man from Kenilworth, was also arrested and charged with drug offenses.

For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Deputies Seize $59K Worth of Heroin After Traffic Stop.”

Newark Heroin LawyersNewark police officers recently arrested a man accused of distributing drugs on a city street.

The suspect is a 25-year-old man who lives in Newark in Essex County, NJ. He was detained by Newark police officers who reportedly saw him selling illegal drugs near the intersection of 4th Avenue and North 12th Street.

Law enforcement launched an investigation into the suspect after they got complaints from residents about illegal sales of narcotics. The investigation then zeroed in on the suspect, with police reportedly seizing 21 glassine envelopes filled with heroin and around $300 that authorities believe the suspect obtained through the sale of heroin.

The suspect has been charged with multiple drug crimes, including distribution of heroin and distributing narcotics within 1,000 feet of a school.

For more information about this case, check out the NJ.com article, “Newark Man Arrested for Dealing Heroin.”

Homicide Attorney in East Orange NJA Watchung man is on his way to prison after he was sentenced for the brutal murder of his ex-girlfriend at a residence in East Orange, NJ.

The suspect is a 45-year-old man from Watchung, New Jersey. He was allegedly angry that the victim was trying to break up with him, so he went to the victim’s residence in East Orange and used a firearm to kill her.

The victim tried to run from the suspect, but he reportedly chased her outside the home and shot her three times in front of an approached East Orange police officer. The officer then shot the suspect.

When the killing occurred, the young daughter of both the victim and the suspect was present.

An Essex County jury eventually convicted the suspect first degree murder and a certain persons offense for being a convicted felon unlawfully in possession of a weapon.

Now an Essex County Superior Court judge has sentenced the suspect to life in New Jersey State Prison. At the sentencing hearing, the victim’s sisters said that she was trying to restart her life after fleeing the abusive suspect. Although it is not clear if the victim had obtained a restraining order against the suspect, there is a record of the suspect being arrested for domestic violence assaults.

For further information about this case, see the NJ.com article, “Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Killing of Beloved East Orange Teacher.”

Newark Gun Crime LawyersNewark law enforcement recently arrested four local men accused of using a gun to threaten someone at a store.

The suspects were allegedly involved in a dispute at the Yeci Supermarket in Newark, NJ. At some point, the verbal altercation became a physical altercation and one of the suspects allegedly flashed a firearm.

The Newark Police Department got a 911 call about the violent incident and sent police officers the area. Shortly after arriving at the scene, Newark cops apprehended two of the suspects.

A third suspect allegedly got away temporarily and ran into a house located on the 100 block of Shepard Avenue. Police followed him to the residence and called for a Newark SWAT team.

After a two-hour standoff, police took the third suspect into custody.

The fourth suspect in the bodega incident was also placed under arrest at the house.
When Newark NJ police searched the residence, they allegedly discovered one loaded .9mm handgun, five paintball guns, one glassine packet of heroin, and 51 vials of cocaine.

The suspects have all been charged with a number of crimes, including unlawful possession of a weapon, terroristic threats, heroin possession, and cocaine possession.

To learn more about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Loaded Gun, Drugs Seized After Hours-Long Police Standoff, Cops Say.”

Bloomfield NJ Cocaine AttorneysWallington police officers recently arrested a Bloomfield, NJ man accused of possessing cocaine and marijuana while he drove through Bergen County.

The suspect is a 26-year-old resident of Bloomfield in Essex County, New Jersey. According to authorities, he was driving his motor vehicle in Wallington when a patrol cop observed him commit a traffic violation.

The police officer pulled over the suspect and then searched his vehicle. That vehicle search allegedly led to the discovery of 200 grams of cocaine.

Law enforcement later searched the suspect’s Bloomfield NJ apartment and reportedly found 14 pounds of marijuana, as well as $86,000 in cash. (The seized drugs are believed to have a street value of roughly $100,000.)

The suspect has been charged with several crimes, including distribution of cocaine, distribution of marijuana, and money laundering.

After being placed under arrest and processed, the suspect was moved to the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, New Jersey.

For more information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “14 Pounds of Marijuana, Cocaine Seized at Bloomfield Apartment, Prosecutor Says.”

Montclair Aggravated Assault LawyersLaw enforcement recently captured a Montclair, New Jersey man who reportedly attempted to rob someone on a Newark street.

The suspect is a 27-year-old man who lives in Montclair in Essex County, New Jersey. According to Newark authorities, the suspect was involved in a verbal altercation with the victim as they both sat inside a vehicle parked along the 500 block of Bloomfield Avenue in Newark.

At some point, the verbal argument turned physical and the suspect allegedly tried to steal items from the victim. The victim reportedly got out of the car and ran toward a nearby Domino’s Pizza restaurant.

The suspect reportedly chased after the victim and tried to get inside the restaurant by smashing exterior windows.

New Jersey State troopers soon arrived at the scene and arrested the suspect.

The suspect has been charged with multiple crimes, including robbery, criminal mischief, and aggravated assault on a police officer.

For further information about this case, go to the NJ.com article, “Montclair Man Allegedly Damaged Domino’s Pizza, Spit at Cops.”

Cocaine Lawyers Newark NJA Newark police drug bust resulted in the arrests of 49 people and the seizure of large quantities of drugs.

The Newark Police Department got reports of illegal drug activity in the city, so authorities launched a major operation to stop the illegal sale of narcotics. Police eventually got warrants to search local homes. During the subsequent police searches, detectives reportedly found 392 decks of heroin, 129 vials of cocaine, 23 plastic bags of marijuana, and 16 prescription pills. According to law enforcement, the estimated street value of the drugs seized by police is in excess of $5,600.

During the drug busts, police also seized $5,200 in cash that may be proceeds from unlawful drug sales.

Most of the people arrested by Newark police had outstanding arrest warrants. A total of five people arrested in the drug busts now face new drug crime charges like heroin possession, cocaine possession, possession of marijuana, and illegal possession of prescription drugs.

One suspect, a 24-year-old man who lives in Newark, allegedly possessed 111 glassine envelopes of heroin. As a result, he was charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute.

For additional information, see the NJ.com article, “49 Arrested in Weeklong Newark Drug Sweep.”

Newark Arson LawyersNewark, New Jersey police are trying to locate a man accused of committing arson in Newark and Elizabeth, NJ.

Authorities have not yet been able to determine the identity of the suspect. However, police have indicated that the suspect is a man. That’s because law enforcement obtained video surveillance images that show the suspect at the time of the arson incidents.

According to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect intentionally started two fires in May 2017 at two spots in Newark and Elizabeth, New Jersey. Detectives with both the Newark Police Department and the Elizabeth Police Department worked together on the investigation into the fires and concluded that the same individual was responsible for the two fires.

On June 25, 2017, the suspect reportedly set fire to trash heaps at four more locations in Newark, NJ.

Fortunately, no one suffered injuries due to the fires. However, the blazes reportedly caused property damage.

To learn more about this case, check out the NJ.com article, “Serial Arsonist Sought in Newark and Elizabeth.”

Newark NJ Criminal AttorneysA Newark New Jersey man was murdered in a violent shooting on a city street.

The shooting occurred during the early morning hours on the 100 block of North 5th Street in Newark, NJ. The Newark Police Department received a report about gunshots fired and sent police officers to the area to investigate.

When Newark NJ cops got to the scene, they saw the victim seated in a car stopped in the middle of the roadway. The victim was reportedly “unresponsive,” so emergency medical responders transported him to University Hospital in Newark for urgent medical care. The shooting victim, a 29-year-old Newark NJ resident, was later pronounced dead at the medical facility.

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Newark Police Department are conducting a joint investigation into the homicide and attempted to determine the identity of the shooter.

If police can eventually identify the person responsible for the shooting, that individual would probably be charged with first degree murder and weapons offenses.

For more information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Officials Identify 29-Year-Old Man Killed in Early Morning Shooting.”

Newark NJ Shooting SuspectNewark New Jersey police recently apprehended a man who allegedly used a gun to shoot someone at a home in the city’s East Ward.

The suspect is a 22-year-old resident of Newark in Essex County, NJ. According to law enforcement officials, the suspect fired multiple gunshots at a home near the intersection of Tichenor Street and Orchard Street just after 2:00 a.m.

Newark NJ cops were sent to the site of the shooting, but the shooter had already fled the area by the time police got there.

Newark detectives investigated the violent incident and tried to identify the shooter. The Newark Police Department caught a break in the investigation when police received an anonymous tip. The suspect was later captured at a home on Seabury Street in Newark, NJ.

The suspect faces multiple criminal charges, including charges for aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

To learn more about this case, check out the NJ.com article, “Cops Seek Gun After Anonymous Tip Leads to Alleged Shooter.”