Newark man wanted in connection with early morning shooting death of Belleville man.
Law Enforcement officials believe a Newark man was responsible for Saturday morning's fatal shooting of a Belleville man in Bloomfield. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Bloomfield Police Chief Christopher Goul announced today that arrest warrants have been issued for Marcelus Tonic, 25. Tonic is wanted for the murder of 24-year-old Ron E. Jean of Belleville. Jean was fatally shot on April 27 at approximately 3:30 a.m. on Beardsley Avenue in Bloomfield and was pronounced dead at 4:06 a.m. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at 1-877-847-7432.
Two wanted for homicides occurring in the final days of 2012
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, January 9
Authorities are asking the public’s help in locating two suspects wanted in two different Newark murders late last year. Tyquaah Mayse, 33, of Newark is wanted for the murder of Wesley L. Howard, 38, also of Newark. Howard was shot multiples times in the first floor hallway at 860 South 11th Street in Newark Dec. 24, 2012. Mayse has been charged with murder and weapons offenses. Dwayne Edwards, 35, of East Orange, is a suspect in the shooting death of Raymar Kadeem Lecky of West Orange. Lecky, 22, was shot at Sanford and Lanark avenues in Newark on Dec. 31, 2012. Bail for both men has been set at $1 million. Both men are presumed to be armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s …