Township of West Orange will open a cooling center located at Township Hall, 66 Main Street. The anticipated period of operation will be July 16-18, 2012 from
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
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.
Newark – In response to neighborhood complaints of drug trafficking in the city’s South Ward, EssexCounty 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 on Monday.The men were detained while the BON detectives conducted a search of the immediate area.