Essex County sheriff’s offers act fast to save a life

NEWARK, NJ — On the morning of Jan. 23, three Essex County sheriff’s officers worked together to resuscitate a 63-year-old man suffering from cardiac arrest in the Hall of Records Building at Veterans Courthouse in Newark, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office. At 9:47 a.m., the three officers arrived on the scene, […]

Essex County sheriff’s officers arrest five for drugs

NEWARK, NJ — On Jan. 17 at 11:25 a.m., the Essex County Sheriff’s Office’s Bureau of Narcotics and Tactical Response Team executed a court-ordered search warrant on North 9th Street in Newark, which resulted in the arrest of five people: Kareem W. Koon, 44, of East Orange; Jamar Horne, 44, of East Orange; Alkadair V. […]

Essex County sheriff’s officers make drug arrest

NEWARK, NJ — On Jan. 11 at 6 a.m., the Essex County Sheriff’s Bureau of Narcotics and Tactical Response Team executed a court-ordered search warrant on North 6th Street in Newark, which resulted in the arrest of Javier Rivera and the seizure of crack cocaine, heroin and a loaded weapon, according to a Jan. 12 […]

Essex County sheriff’s officers distribute toys and coats to less fortunate residents

Essex County sheriff’s officers distribute toys and coats to less fortunate residents

NEWARK, NJ — On Dec. 20, Sheriff Armando B. Fontoura and sheriff’s officers delivered hundreds of toys and new and like-new coats to more than 35 schools, churches, battered women’s shelters and homeless shelters located throughout Essex County, as part of the Essex County sheriff’s annual toy and coat drive, which has been happening for […]

Two arrested for outstanding warrants; drugs, money, weapons and ammo seized

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Nov. 23 the arrests of two East Orange men wanted for outstanding warrants. During the execution of the warrants, police seized major contraband, including drugs, currency, weapons and ammunition.  On Nov. 16, members of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, […]

Essex County sheriff’s officers distribute turkeys and more to disadvantaged residents

Essex County sheriff’s officers distribute turkeys and more to disadvantaged residents

NEWARK, NJ — On Nov. 22, Essex County Sheriff Armando B. Fontoura and sheriff’s officers loaded many vehicles and delivered hundreds of turkeys and holiday meals with all the trimmings to schools, churches, pantries, battered women’s shelters and homeless shelters located throughout Essex County, as part of the Essex County Sheriff’s Thanksgiving Food Drive, which […]

Essex County sheriff’s officers arrest two for alleged carjacking, gas station robbery

NEWARK, NJ — Two juvenile suspects were arrested Saturday evening, Oct. 22, by Essex County Sheriff’s Office detectives assigned to the Sheriff’s Bureau of Narcotics. They were arrested for their alleged involvement in a carjacking on Frelinghuysen Avenue in Newark and an armed robbery of an Exxon station at McCarter Highway and Bridge Street in […]

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