Newark – An Irvington man was arrested last night by EssexCounty sheriff’s officers and drug charges were filed against him.
Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that officers from his department were on quality of life patrol at in the area of Osborne Terrace and Hawthorne Avenue when their license plate check of a 1993 Toyota Paseo revealed that the vehicle’sregistered owner, Michael Hunt, age 35, of Irvington, was suspended of his driving privileges.
Newark – Two suspects were arraigned today on weapons and drug charges following their arrest on Friday by Essex County Sheriff’s officers.
Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that Officers Dennis Kihlberg and Christopher Bozios were on quality of life patrol in the area of 195 1st Street, the Garden Spires apartment complex, at noon on Friday when they observed two males talking with another male who was parked in his Jeep Grand Cherokee.
As the officers drove past, one of the suspects, later identified as Al-Tamese Green, age 18, of Newark, threw a small package into the rear of the Jeep.Since the location is a known high intensity drug trafficking area Kihlberg and Bozios approached to investigate.
Newark – A suspected drug distribution operation was shut down this morning as sheriff’s detectives arrested a city man.
Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that officers from his department’s Bureau of Narcotics today executed a search warrant, signed by Superior Court Judge, Joseph Cassini III, at a one-family residence, located at 19 Unity Avenue.
Sheriff Fontoura said that after knocking on the door and announcing their presence the BON detectives were forced to use a metal ram to gain access to the premises.
Newark – An alleged Bloods gang member, wanted by law enforcement authorities for an armed carjacking in the city, was arrested last night by an EssexCounty sheriff’s officer.
Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that Officer Giuseppe Forgione was on quality of life patrol on Lyons Avenue at when his license plate reader alerted him to a 1993 Saturn station wagon that had been reported carjacked earlier this month.
Suspect Arrested & Arraigned on Gun and Drug Charges
Tuesday, 03 April 2012
Newark – A city man was arraigned today on drug and weapons charges following his arrest by EssexCounty sheriff’s detectives on Monday.
Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that as part of an on-going investigation into drug trafficking in the Vailsburg section of Newark officers from his department’s Bureau of Narcotics conducted a plainclothes surveillance operation at the intersection of Unity and Stuyvesant avenues before on Monday.