Jersey City Gang Member Charged with Murder

NEWARK, N.J. – An alleged member of a Jersey City, New Jersey, gang has been charged with the March 31, 2020, murder of a Jersey City resident, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced today. Phillip Wiggins Jr., 24, of Newark, is charged by complaint with one count each of murder in aid of racketeering, discharging a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence, and causing death through use of a firearm. He made his initial appearance by videoconference before U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael A. Hammer and was detained without bail. According to documents filed in this case and […]