Newark – Sheriff Armando Fontoura, coordinator of the Essex County Office of Emergency Management, today advised local residents to minimize risks associated with excessive temperatures.
“High temperatures and humid conditions have the possibility of making outdoor activities and non air-conditioned facilities extremely dangerous and uncomfortable,” Sheriff Fontoura noted.“These weather conditions may cause heat cramps, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and sometimes death.We should all follow heat-related precautions and guidelines.”
Newark – Cash rewards were posted today in unsolved cases regarding an aggravated assault in Maplewood and an Irvington homicide.
Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that the Crimestoppers program would pay up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest in the brutal attack on a female secretary in the St. JosephChurch rectory, located at 256 Franklin Avenue, on the morning of March 14, 2012.
In an incident that occurred on May 7, 2012 and reported in The Star – Ledger on May 8, 2012, the EssexCounty Sheriff’s Office’s press release was in error in categorizing Ms. Kiyana Ellison as a suspect in a motor vehicle stop which led to a drug arrest.
Ms. Ellison was not present on this occasion.
The correct name of the suspect is Anthony Ellison, age 24, of Newark.