Press Releases / Media Relation

Press Releases / Media Relation

Essex County Sheriff’s Office NEWS RELEASE July 24, 2018 Contact: Sheriff Armando Fontoura (973) 621-4105  Newark – Two handguns were recovered and two juvenile suspects were taken into custody by Essex County sheriff’s officers in the city’s Central Ward on Monday at 8:00 p.m. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that officers from his department’s Patrol Division responded to a SPEN radio broadcast of suspects in a Nissan Xtera, reported stolen out of Hoboken, wanted for a shooting that
Essex County Sheriff’s Office NEWS RELEASE July 17, 2018 Contact: Sheriff Armando Fontoura (973) 621-4105 Newark – A male suspect was taken into custody today by Essex County sheriff’s detectives at his North Ward residence in Newark today and charged with multiple weapons and drug charges. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that officers from his department’s Bureau of Narcotics executed a search warrant on Tuesday at 11:35 a. m. for the second floor apartment at 256 Summer Avenue which r
Essex County Sheriff’s Office NEWS RELEASE July 7, 2018 Contact: Sheriff Armando Fontoura (973) 621-4105 Newark – Three male suspects were arrested this morning in the Weequahic section of Newark by Essex County sheriff’s detectives and multiple drug charges were filed against them. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that officers from his department’s Bureau of Narcotics conducted a plainclothes surveillance operation at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday at the intersection of Chancellor Avenue and Sc
Essex County Sheriff’s Office NEWS RELEASE July 3, 2018 Contact: Sheriff Armando Fontoura (973) 621-4105  Newark – In back to back plainclothes investigations this morning and last night in Newark’s West Ward five suspects were arrested by Essex County Sheriff’s detectives and weapons and drug charges were filed against them. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that officers from his department’s Bureau of Narcotics were at the intersection of Ridgewood and Avon avenues on this morning in
Essex County Sheriff’s Office NEWS RELEASE June 27, 2018 Contact: Sheriff Armando Fontoura (973) 621-4105  Newark – A male suspect was arrested this afternoon by Essex County sheriff’s detectives and multiple drug charges were filed against him. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that in response to numerous neighborhood complaints of open-air narcotics trafficking in the area of Newark’s 9th Avenue and South 13th Street officers from his department’s Bureau of Narcotics conducted a plai
Essex County Sheriff’s Office NEWS RELEASE June 19, 2018 Contact: Sheriff Armando Fontoura (973) 621-4105  Newark – Two suspects were arrested this morning by Essex County sheriff’s detectives and multiple drug charges were filed against them. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that officers from his department’s Bureau of Narcotics conducted a plainclothes surveillance operation at the intersection of South 19th Street and Avon Avenue in Newark’s West Ward at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday in re