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Newark – A reputed Crips street gang member was arraigned today on multiple weapons and drug charges following his arrest Thursday night by Essex County sheriff’s detectives. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that plainclothes detectives from his department’s Bureau of Narcotics were conducting quality of life operations in the area of Frelinghuysen Avenue and Center Terrace in Newark yesterday evening when the observed a 2015 Hyundai Accent traveling at a high rate of speed and in a careles Read More...

Newark – Essex County sheriff’s officers arrested two male suspects in separate incidents last night in the city’s North and West wards. Sheriff Armando Fontoura said that officers from his department’s Patrol Division were flagged down by a 54-year-old male victim on South 16th Street who stated that he had just been assaulted and robbed of $500 in Indian rupees by a male suspect. “Moments later, our officers spotted the suspect walking along South 16th Street at a very rapid pace,” Read More...

Newark – Two male suspects were arrested last night by Essex County sheriff’s detectives on multiple drug charges and are expected to be arraigned later today while in a separate incident on Thursday evening a male juvenile was arrested on weapons and drug charges. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that in response to numerous neighborhood complaints of open-air drug trafficking and as part of an on-going series of investigations in the city’s North Ward his department’s Bureau of Narcotic Read More...

Newark – A 22-year-old city man is scheduled for arraignment later this afternoon on multiple weapons and narcotics offenses following his arrest yesterday by Essex County sheriff’s detectives. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that officers from his department’s Bureau of Narcotics responded to numerous neighborhood complaints of open-air drug trafficking in the area of Central Avenue and 4th Street by staging a plainclothes surveillance operation at that location on Tuesday afternoon. “A Read More...

General Order 2015-07 Body Worn Cameras By Officers Effective August 18, 2015 I. Introduction As technology evolves, it becomes more dynamic. As a law enforcement agency, it is our obligation that our process does not become static. Members of the Essex County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) interact with all walks of life such as jurors, attorneys, litigants, defendants, victims, witnesses and other law enforcement personnel. However, there are times that these interactions may involve an officer to Read More...