Press Releases / Media Relation

Press Releases / Media Relation

Essex County Sheriff’s Office NEWS RELEASE November 30, 2018 Contact: Sheriff Armando Fontoura (973) 621-4105 Newark – An adult female, a juvenile male and an adult male were arrested on narcotics and weapons charges in two pre-dawn raids conducted by a law enforcement task force comprised of Essex County sheriff’s detectives and Newark and Bloomfield police officers. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that the task force was armed with search warrants for two city residences where alleged dr
Essex County Sheriff’s Office NEWS RELEASE November 27, 2018 Contact: Sheriff Armando Fontoura (973) 621-4105  Irvington – An early morning motor vehicle stop led to the arrests of two suspects on narcotics and weapons charges by Essex County sheriff’s officers. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that uniformed officers in a marked vehicle from his department’s Patrol Division were passed by an Infiniti sedan with a defective taillight on Ellis Avenue shortly before 2:00 a.m. this morning.
Essex County Sheriff’s Office NEWS RELEASE November 9, 2018 Contact: Sheriff Armando Fontoura (973) 621-4105  Irvington – An alleged drug dealer was arrested last night by Essex County sheriff’s detectives and nearly $20,000 in ‘crack’ cocaine was recovered. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that plainclothes officers from his department’s Bureau of Narcotics staged a surveillance operation on Thursday evening near the intersection of Vermont Avenue and Fuller Place in Irvington as pa
Essex County Sheriff’s Office NEWS RELEASE October 31, 2018 Contact: Sheriff Armando Fontoura (973) 621-4105 Newark – A suspected drug dealer was arrested this morning by Essex County sheriff’s detectives on weapons and narcotics charges Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that as part of on-going investigations into open-air drug trafficking in Newark’s North Ward his department’s Bureau of Narcotics staged an undercover surveillance operation at the intersection of Delavan Avenue and Bro
Essex County Sheriff’s Office NEWS RELEASE October 30, 2018 Contact: Sheriff Armando Fontoura (973) 621-4105  Newark – A high ranking member of the Almighty Latin Kings street gang and two other suspects were arrested in a pre-dawn raid today on multiple drug charges at a North Ward Newark residence by a law enforcement task force comprised of Essex County sheriff’s detectives, New Jersey State Police troopers and federal agents from the United States Marshals Service. Sheriff Armando Fon
Essex County Sheriff’s Office NEWS RELEASE October 3, 2018 Contact: Sheriff Armando Fontoura (973) 621-4105 Newark – A male suspect was arrested this morning at his South 10th Street residence by Essex County sheriff’s detectives on weapons and narcotics charges. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that officers from his department’s Fugitive Squad served a Temporary Restraining Order on Jahid Vauters, 30, on a domestic violence complaint.  The TRO also allowed the officers to search the Va