A man from North Haledon has been arrested for his role in a Paterson murder, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Rondell Gray, 40, was arrested on September 13 at around 6:30 a.m. in Brooklyn, New York. He had been a fugitive after the August 31 murder in the area of 454 Union Avenue.
Gray was arrested with assistance from the United States Secret Service and the United States Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force. He has been charged with murder, carjacking, possession of a handgun for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a handgun, and certain persons not to possess handguns.
Gray allegedly shot and killed 35-year-old Anthony McNeal of Paterson. He also carjacked another victim after the murder, authorities said. Authorities conducted an extensive search for him after the killing.
Gray was held at Rikers Island after police located and arrested him. He was extradited to New Jersey on Tuesday. He faces life in prison if convicted.