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Fugitive from Newark Halfway House Found Hiding at a Haledon Apartment

Newark Haledon

Authorities yesterday caught a 22-year-old fugitive that escaped a Newark halfway house last week in a Haledon apartment.

Charles Umstead who was serving time in connection to a 2008 homicide was caught hiding under a bed in a second-floor apartment in Haledon.

Umstead was said to have been an accomplice in the fatal shooting in Paterson.

Umstead pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and robbery charges.