Reward Posted for Murder of Corrections Officer PDF Print E-mail

Newark – Law enforcement authorities today posted a cash reward offer for information that leads to an arrest in the shooting death of a corrections officer.

Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that the Crimestoppers program will pay up to $5,000 for details that assist detectives investigating the May 14, 2012 homicide of former Union County Corrections Officer Quinton M. Brown. The incident occurred at approximately 2:00 a.m. outside the Arena Lounge, near Green and Mulberry streets in downtown Newark.

Persons with information about the crime are urged to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Homicide Task Force at 973-621-4586 or the Prosecutor’s Tip Line at 1-800-847-7432.

All calls to law enforcement will be kept confidential.