Jersey City man arrested for murder of Bayonne man


Maurice Miles, age 30, of Jersey City was arrested by Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit for the murder of Davon Gordon, age 25, of Bayonne, Prosecutor Suarez said.

On Wednesday, December 14, 2016, Miles was arrested on a warrant after a grand jury indicted him on December 6, 2016 on the charges of Murder in violation of N.J.S. 2C:11-3; Aggravated Assault in violation of N.J.S. 2C:12-1; Possession of a Firearm for an Unlawful Purpose in violation of N.J.S. 2C:39-4; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm in violation of N.J.S. 2C:39-5; and Certain Persons Not to Possess a Firearm in violation of N.J.S. 2C:39-7.

On June 4, 2016 at approximately 2:45 a.m., Jersey City Police Officers were dispatched to West Side and Fairview avenues in Jersey City on a report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found Gordon and Terrell Corbin, age 25, of Roselle, who were shot.

Gordon was pronounced dead at approximately 9:15 a.m. Corbin was also transported to Jersey City Medical Center for a gunshot wound to his lower extremity and was treated and released from the hospital.

There are a total of six individuals who have been indicted in connection with the June 4, 2016 double shooting. Also indicted were:

• Katrell Trent, age 26, of Jersey City, was indicted for the Attempted Murder of Corbin in violation of N.J.S. 2C: 5-1 and N.J.S. 2C:11-3, and several firearm offenses.
• Darrion K. Trent, age 28, of Jersey City, was indicted for the Aggravated Assault of Corbin in violation of N.J.S. 2C:12-1.
• Tony J. Martinez, age 32, of Bayonne, was indicted for the Aggravated Assault of Corbin in violation of N.J.S. 2C:12-1.
• Tavin Robinson, age 21, of Jersey City, was indicted for the Aggravated Assault of Corbin in violation of N.J.S. 2C:12-1.
• Kawon Robinson, age 26, of Jersey City, was indicted for the Aggravated Assault of Corbin in violation of N.J.S. 2C:12-1, and several firearm offenses.

The Prosecutor’s Homicide Unit continues to actively investigate this case with assistance from the Jersey City Police Department. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip on the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office website at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/ . All information will be kept confidential.

The above charges are merely accusations, and the defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. R.P.C.3.6(b)(6).