Crime Stoppers reward offered in fatal hit and run

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II announced Dec. 22 that Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura’s Crime Stoppers Program is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person responsible for a fatal hit-and-run incident. On the evening of Nov. 6, Kenneth Felton, […]

Sheriff’s officers deliver delight through toys this holiday season

Sheriff’s officers deliver delight through toys this holiday season

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — In mid-December, Sheriff Armando Fontoura and the Essex County Sheriff’s Office completed their 31st annual Holiday Toy Drive for the Essex County needy and less fortunate. Sheriff’s officers delivered more than 2,500 toys to families in need and made stops at local shelters, schools, charities and homes across Essex County. Photos […]

Crime Stoppers reward increased to $20K in death of man in Ironbound

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Sheriff’s Crime Stoppers Program reward of up to $10,000 for information regarding the death of 65-year-old Antonio DeAlmeida has been increased to $20,000 as a result of a pledge of an additional $10,000 donation made by the family, according to a Dec. 18 press release from the Essex County […]

Crime Stoppers reward offered for Newark homicide

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II announced Dec. 14 that Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura’s Crime Stoppers Program is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the fatal shooting of McKayla Perri, 18, of Lyndhurst. On […]

Reward for information on missing woman increased to $10K

Reward for information on missing woman increased to $10K

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II announced Dec. 1 that Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura’s Crime Stoppers Program is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information regarding the disappearance of Venika Williams, 28, of Newark, who has been missing since Dec. 22, 2017. The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office took […]

$10K Crime Stoppers reward offered in death of man in Ironbound

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Sheriff’s Crime Stoppers Program is offering up to $10,000 for information regarding the death of 65-year-old Antonio DeAlmeida, according to a Nov. 16 press release. On Aug. 6, at approximately 5 p.m., DeAlmeida sustained fatal injuries in the 200 block of Malvern Street in Newark’s Ironbound neighborhood. The cause […]

Newark man sentenced to prison on weapons charges

NEWARK, NJ — A Newark man was sentenced Nov. 9 to 80 months in prison for three felony charges in connection with his possession of firearms and ammunition on three different days in April and May of 2019, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Samaad Kelly, aka “Spud,” 33, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge […]

Sheriff’s officers arrest three and recover handgun in drug arrest

NEWARK, NJ — Three drug suspects were arrested and a semi-automatic handgun was recovered Sept. 29 by Essex County sheriff’s officers, according to a Sept. 30 press release from the sheriff’s office. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that officers from his department’s Bureau of Narcotics were conducting a narcotics investigation in the area of Leslie Street […]

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