Media / Press
Homicide Reward Offer
Thursday, 12 July 2012

Newark – Law enforcement authorities today posted a cash reward offer for information that leads to the arrest of the persons responsible for the shooting death of a Newark man.

Sheriff Armando Fontoura said that the Crimestoppers program would pay up to $5,000 for details that assist investigators in the murder of Dorian Barber, Jr., age 18, who was shot to death near the intersection of Avon Avenue and Badger Street on July 9, 2012. The shooting occurred at approximately 8:00 p.m.

Persons with information about the crime are asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force at 973-621-4586 or the Prosecutor’s Tips Line at 1-877-847-7432.

All calls to law enforcement will be kept confidential.

 
Stolen Car Suspects Arrested
Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Newark – After deliberately crashing a stolen car into a sheriff’s vehicle, two male suspects were arrested this afternoon.

Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated the Patrol Division officers from his department spotted a 2005 Lexus ES that was reported stolen out of Newark this morning at the intersection of Nye Avenue and Clinton Place in Irvington. The sheriff added that when his officers activated overhead lights and siren to effect a motor vehicle stop the suspect vehicle slammed head-on into the sheriff’s marked patrol cruiser.

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Guns & Drugs Seized
Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Newark – In response to neighborhood complaints of drug trafficking in the city’s South Ward, Essex County sheriff’s detectives last night recovered two loaded handguns and a bag of marijuana.

Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that officers from his department’s Bureau of Narcotics observed several males loitering in front of 120 Seth Boyden Terrace at 7:30 p.m. on Monday. The men were detained while the BON detectives conducted a search of the immediate area.

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County Cooling Center
Friday, 06 July 2012
 
 
 
The Codey Arena in the South Mountain Recreation Complex located at 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ  will serve as a cooling center on Saturday, July 7, 2012 until 7pm and Sunday, July 8, 2012 until 4pm
 
Reward Offer: Bagley Murder
Wednesday, 04 July 2012

Orange - Sheriff Armando Fontoura today announced a cash reward offer for information that leads an arrest in the shooting death of Malcolm Bagley.

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