Newark- A suspect was arraigned today on multiple gun charges today following his arrest yesterday afternoon by Essex County Sheriff's detectives.
Sheriff Fontoura stated that while exiting Branch Brook Park, Bureau of Narcotics detectives noticed a man, acting suspiciously, walking between the Cathedral Basilica of Sacred Heart and BarringerHigh School. The man, later identified as Abdul Henderson 36 of Newark, was carrying a green plastic garbage bag. The detectives continued surveillance and spotted what they believed to be a blue handgun carrying case protruding from the bag.
Man Toting Assualt Rifle Arrested, 2 Others Face Drug Charges
Tuesday, 06 August 2013
Newark- Three suspects were arrested on gun and drug charges yesterday in two separate incidents by Essex County Sheriff's detectives.
Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that the first two arrests were part of an on-going investigation into drug trafficking yesterday in Newark's East Ward. Armed with a search warrant, detectives from the Bureau of Narcotics set up surveillance at 84 Thomas Street.