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FAIR LAWN WOMAN CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED MURDER

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Fair Lawn NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrests and charges of SHARESE PEEPLES (DOB: 10/10/1986; single; unemployed) of 18-15 Maple Avenue Apt. 2, Fair Lawn, NJ, on charges of Attempted Murder, Possession Of A Weapon For An Unlawful Purpose, Possession Of A Weapon, and Making A False Report To Law Enforcement; and STEVEN MITCHELL (DOB: 11/23/1986; single; employed as bus cleaner) of 18-15 Maple Avenue, Apt. 2, Fair Lawn, NJ, on a charge of Making A False Report To Law Enforcement. ISAIAH T. LEE (DOB: 02/19/83; single; self-employed in construction) of 57 Edgar Street, 2nd Floor, East Orange, NJ, is currently a fugitive and a warrant has been issued on a charge of Making A False Report To Law Enforcement. The arrests are the result of an investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti, the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office under the direction of Officer in Charge Chief Kevin Pell, and the Fair Lawn Police Department under the direction of Chief Glen Cauwels.

On October 26, 2018, the Fair Lawn Police Department received a 9-1-1 call reporting a male shot at 18-15 Maple Avenue. The ensuing investigation revealed that Sharese PEEPLES, Steven MITCHELL, and Isaiah LEE reported that two persons entered the apartment at 18-15 Maple Avenue and one of them shot the victim in the face with a firearm. It was later learned that Sharese PEEPLES, Steven MITCHELL, and Isaiah LEE provided false information to law enforcement implicating other persons as being responsible for the shooting and that Sharese PEEPLES was, in fact, the shooter.
Sharese PEEPLES was arrested on November 1, 2018 in Paramus, NJ and charged with one count of Attempted Murder, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:5-1(a)1/2C:11-3(a)1, a 1st degree crime; Possession Of A Weapon For An Unlawful Purpose, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:39-4(a)1, a 2nd degree crime; Possession Of A Weapon, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:39-5(b)1, a 2nd degree crime; and Providing False Information To Law Enforcement, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:28-4a, a 2nd degree crime. PEEPLES was remanded to the Bergen County Jail pending a detention hearing scheduled for November 7, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.

Steven MITCHELL was arrested on October 31, 2018 in Fair Lawn, NJ and charged with one count of Providing False Information To Law Enforcement, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:28-4a, a 2nd degree crime. MITCHELL was released with conditions following an appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court on November 1, 2018.
Isaiah LEE is currently a fugitive. A warrant for his arrest was issued on November 1, 2018. He is charged with one count of Providing False Information To Law Enforcement, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:28-4a, a 2nd degree crime.

Acting Prosecutor Calo states that the charges are merely accusations and that the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, and would like to thank the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office and the Fair Lawn Police Department for their assistance in this investigation.

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