Woman in possible kidnapping-abduction found safe and unharmed

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose reports the woman seen being pushed into a vehicle at Mulberry Street and Edison Place responded to police on Sunday, Nov. 13, following media coverage about the Newark Police Division’s search for her. At approximately 9 a.m., the 35-year-old female arrived at the 1st Precinct, […]

Police arrest two shooting suspects

NEWARK, NJ — Kyree J. Miller, 23, and Kareem Barnes, 24, both of Newark, were arrested for a shooting that occurred on Monday, Oct. 17. At approximately 10:39 a.m., police responded to the area of Clinton Place and St. James Place on a call of shots fired. Officers discovered two vehicles that had been struck […]

Police apprehend Newark bank robbery suspect

NEWARK, NJ — A man who robbed the TD Bank located at 105 Mulberry St. was arrested at Penn Station some 14 minutes after the robbery was reported. On Friday, Nov. 11, at approximately 12:36 p.m., police responded to 105 Mulberry St. after receiving a hold-up alarm from the bank. Responding officers ascertained the suspect’s description […]

Police Fugitive Apprehension Team arrests shooting suspect

NEWARK, NJ — Sharif Mitchell, 39, of Newark, was arrested on Friday, Nov. 11, for a shooting that occurred on Sunday, Nov. 6. At approximately 1 a.m., a 45-year-old male victim was closing a business located at 7th and Roseville avenues, when two males approached and attempted to snatch the keys to the establishment from […]

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office investigates police-involved non-fatal shooting

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Professional Standards Bureau is investigating an incident in which an off-duty Essex County corrections officer discharged his weapon in the 300 block of Myrtle Avenue in Irvington at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11. During this incident, one individual was struck, sustaining non-life threatening injuries. The […]

Retired NYPD officer discharges weapon against robbery suspects

NEWARK, NJ — A retired New York City police detective discharged a weapon on Thursday, Nov. 10, at Commerce Street and McCarter Highway, after two robbery suspects accosted her. At approximately 9:33 p.m., the 43-year old female NYPD detective was getting into her vehicle when she was approached by two males who demanded her money using […]

Camden Middle School locked down on report of student with gun

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose reports that students and school personnel at Camden Middle School, located at 321 Bergen Street, were under lockdown for several hours on Thursday, Nov. 10, due to a report of a student with a handgun at the school. Earlier this week, a group of students […]

Authorities offer reward to help solve homicide

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura’s Crime Stoppers Program is offering a reward of as much as $10,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the murder of Eric “Uggie’’ Bowens, 44, of Newark. Bowens was found in the 200 block of Bergen Street in Newark on Monday, Nov. 7, suffering […]

Two men arrested for possession of loaded handgun

NEWARK, NJ — The Police Special Enforcement Bureau arrested Sherome Hubbard, 20, of Newark, and Malcolm Jones-Carter, 21, of East Orange, for possession of a loaded .45-caliber handgun on Wednesday, Nov. 9. At approximately 10:15 p.m., detectives patrolling the 200-block of Fairmount Avenue observed a man crouching and hiding behind a brick wall on a […]