Dyquise Leonard pleads guilty in connection with Rayshawn Ransom murder

One of the three men charged in connection with the shooting death of Rayshawn Ransom pled guilty Tuesday to one count of attempted murder. Ransom, 19, was shot and killed on June 12, 2013, while sitting in a car with two friends on Passaic Street. Authorities have said that Alton Jones, 23, and Dyquise Leonard, … Read more →

Two suspects in Trenton murders reject plea deals, will go to trial

A suspect in four New Jersey murders was offered 40 years in prison Monday for guilty pleas to his two alleged slayings in Mercer County last summer. Alton Jones, 23, appeared before Mercer Superior Court Judge Pedro Jimenez along with his suspected accomplice in the first murder, Dyquise Leonard, who rejected a deal giving him … Read more →

Suspect in two murders arraigned in municipal court

TRENTON — A man who is accused of murdering two people and had a standoff with Connecticut police was arraigned Thursday morning. Alton Jones, 21, returned to New Jersey from Connecticut on Wednesday after being picked up by detectives from both the Trenton Police Department and the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office, MCPO spokeswoman Casey DeBlasio … Read more →

Trenton murder suspect arrested after standoff in Connecticut

After an hour-long standoff with U.S. Marshalls and the SWAT team in New Haven, Conn., city man Alton Jones is under arrest, according to the U.S. Marshals. Jones, 21, was wanted by Trenton police for two separate homicides in June. He allegedly shot and killed both Rayshawn Ransom, 19, on June 12 and Tierra Green, … Read more →

Alton Jones

  • Arrested: July 9, 2013
  • Age: 21
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the June 15, 2013, death of Tiara Green.

Suspected in the June 12, 2013, death of Rayshawn Ransom.