Essex County, NJ Arrest Records

Essex County, NJ is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.12 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Camden, Bergen, Mercer, Monmouth counties in New Jersey.
Essex County, NJ property crime rate is 0.10 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 59 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 3.28% compared to 2015.

Essex County, NJ Crime Rate

Total arrests in Essex County in 2016 increased by 3.57% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 91 to 95 while non-violent crime increased by 2.6% from 77 to 79.

5 Crimes In Essex County, NJ in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 59
Aggravated assault 48
Robbery 46
Burglary 19
Murder 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Essex County increased by 4.4% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Essex County was 97.46% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.012%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Essex County increased by 2.6% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Essex County was 99.65% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.01%.

Names with the most arrests in Essex

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Essex, New Jersey, the most crimes, that's 42.39% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Essex County is 0.99% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.06 daily crimes that occur in Essex County.
  • In Essex County you have a 1 in 4580 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Essex, NJ have increased by 3.57%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Essex, NJ

  • Aliases: Torres, Omar
  • Date of Birth: 03-16-1996 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 11-09-2018 12:00:00
  • Age: 24
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Unknown
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  • Height: 6'7"
  • Weight: 175 lbs.
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: New Jersey
  • Address:
  • State: New Jersey
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  • Booking Date: 2018-11-09 00:00:00
  • Location: GYCF
  • Summary: Essex County Law Enforcement arrested 24-year-old Omar Torres on November 09, 2018. The charge against Torres is Weapons/Unlawful Possession:Handguns /2, Robbery-Bodily Injury or Force /2. He weighs 175 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes;  Torres and all others arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To get more information about this arrest, contact one of the local police agencies below: Essex County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: Gray, Jimmie
  • Date of Birth: 04-01-1942 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 10-16-1963 12:00:00
  • Age: 78
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Unknown
  • Ethnicity:
  • Height: 5'9"
  • Weight: 160 lbs.
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  • Place of Birth: New Jersey
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  • State: New Jersey
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  • Booking Date: 1963-10-16 00:00:00
  • Location: Paroled
  • Summary: Arrested on charges of Murder, Parole Violator on October 16, 1963 was Jimmie Gray. The 78-year-old Gray was arrested by Essex County Law Enforcement. He is 5'9" tall, weighs 160 lbs.. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Gray is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Essex County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: Lopez, Japhet
  • Date of Birth: 03-13-1984 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 06-29-2018 12:00:00
  • Age: 36
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Unknown
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  • Height: 6'0"
  • Weight: 230 lbs.
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: New Jersey
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  • State: New Jersey
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  • Booking Date: 2018-06-29 00:00:00
  • Location: EJSP
  • Summary: Arrested on June 29, 2018 was 36-year-old Japhet Lopez who is 6'0" tall, weighs 230 lbs. and has brown eyes. Essex County Law Enforcement is charging Lopez with CrimeOfPromotionOfOrganizedStreetCrime/1, CDS/Manufacture,Distribute,Dispense /3, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Essex, New Jersey found here may provide more information about this incident: Essex County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: Lopez, Guillermo
  • Date of Birth: 02-10-1935 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 10-21-2013 12:00:00
  • Age: 85
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Unknown
  • Ethnicity:
  • Height: 5'9"
  • Weight: 190 lbs.
  • Hair: Gray
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: New Jersey
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  • State: New Jersey
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  • Booking Date: 2013-10-21 00:00:00
  • Location: Released from SWSP
  • Summary: On October 21, 2013, Essex County Law Enforcement arrested 85-year-old Guillermo Lopez for Sexual Assault-/Vctm undr13/Actr+4y/2 in Essex, New Jersey. He is 5'9" tall, weighs 190 lbs. and has brown eyes. Sexual Assault-/Vctm undr13/Actr+4y/2 is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Lopez may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Essex County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: Feliciano, Enrique | Pagan, Julio | Pagan, George | Perez, Rafael | Perez, Hector | Puentes, Rafael | Torres, Adrian
  • Date of Birth: 06-13-1974 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 08-03-2018 12:00:00
  • Age: 46
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Unknown
  • Ethnicity:
  • Height: 5'8"
  • Weight: 160 lbs.
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: New Jersey
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  • State: New Jersey
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  • Booking Date: 2018-08-03 00:00:00
  • Location: MSCF
  • Summary: 46-year-old George Lopez, arrested August 03, 2018 in Essex, New Jersey for CDS/Manufacture,Distribute,Dispense /3. Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Lopez’s status may be obtained from the following: Essex County Law Enforcement.