Drug & Identity Theft Charges Filed Against Nigerian National
Tuesday, 07 August 2012
Orange – In a joint operation conducted by detectives from the Essex County Sheriff’s Bureau of Narcotics and officers from the Orange Police Department, a Nigerian national was arrested last yesterday afternoon on drug and identity theft charges.
Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that officers from both departments executed a search warrant issued by Superior Court Judge Michael A. Petrolle for 318 Elizabeth Avenue in Orange.
Newark – EssexCounty law enforcement officials today posted a cash reward offer for information that leads to an arrest in the shooting death of a West Orange bar employee.
Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that the Crimestoppers program would pay up to $5,000 for details surrounding the murder of Jacques Nelson, age 32, of Orange who was gunned down in the parking lot of Misty’s Restaurant and Bar in West Orange.The shooting occurred on Monday at approximately Nelson was employed as the bouncer at the facility.
Persons with information are asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Tips Line at 1-877-847-7432.
All calls to law enforcement will be kept confidential.
Suspect with 2 Guns & Drugs Arrested and Arraigned
Monday, 30 July 2012
Newark – An armed suspect who fought with sheriff’s officers early Friday morning was arraigned today on weapons and drug charges.
Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that Deputies Alex Kaplan and Kyle Pesce were on routine patrol on Clinton Avenue at on Friday when they observed a 2001 Chrysler Sebring being operated in an erratic manner at excessive speed.
Newark – EssexCounty law enforcement authorities today posted a cash reward offer for information about a city homicide.
Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that the Crimestoppers program would pay up to $5,000 for details that lead to an arrest in the shooting death of Dawn Reddick which occurred shortly after on Friday, July 29, 2011.