Press Releases / Media Relation

Press Releases / Media Relation

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
Essex County Sheriff’s Office NEWS RELEASE June 19, 2018 Contact: Sheriff Armando Fontoura (973) 621-4105 Reward Increased for Murder Victim Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura’s Crime Stoppers Program has increased the reward from up to $10,000 to up to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Deborah Burton, a 62-year-old grandmother f
June 3, 2018 Contact: Sheriff Armando Fontoura (973) 621-4105 Newark – Essex County sheriff’s detectives today arrested a Newark man and filed multiple weapons and drug charges against him. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that officers from his department’s Bureau of Narcotics conducted a plainclothes surveillance operation at the intersection of Clinton Place and St. James Place in the Weequahic section of Newark on Sunday morning in response to numerous neighborhood complaints of open-ai
Essex County Sheriff’s Office NEWS RELEASE May 24, 2018 Contact: Sheriff Armando Fontoura (973) 621-4105  Newark – A reputed member of the Crips street gang who was released from custody, pending sentencing on a prior weapons charge, and another suspect were arrested yesterday by Essex County sheriff’s detectives and multiple weapons and drug charges were filed against them. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that officers from his department’s Bureau of Narcotics conducted a surveillance
Essex County Sheriff’s Office NEWS RELEASE May 22, 2018 Contact: Sheriff Armando Fontoura (973) 621-4105  Newark – As a result of two plainclothes investigations last night and on Friday by Essex County sheriff’s detectives and officers from the federal Drug Enforcement Administration, four suspects were arrested and $2,000 in heroin and more than $10,000 in cash was seized. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that officers from his department’s Bureau of Narcotics were working solo Monday
Essex County Sheriff’s Office NEWS RELEASE May 15, 2018 Contact: Sheriff Armando Fontoura (973) 621-4105  Essex County – Sheriff Armando Fontoura advised motorists today that the Essex County Sheriff’s Office will join with municipal police from around the New Jersey in cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click it or Ticket” campaign. Beginning May 21 and running through June 3, the annual “Click It or Ticket” national mobilization utilizes