Maplewood man arrested for theft, DWI and Drugs

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced on Oct. 23 that police have arrested Hakeem O. Gayle, 22, of Maplewood for crashing his vehicle through the door of a Newark business while allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol on Oct. 22. According to the press release from the Newark Department […]

Young teen arrested twice in two days for carjackings

UPDATE: This story was updated approximately 10 minutes after posting to reflect additional data provided by the Maplewood Police Department, in addition to the information already provided by the Newark Public Safety Department. MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A 13-year-old Newark resident, whom Newark police had arrested on Friday, Oct. 14, and was ordered to be released […]

Newark police report found military object

NEWARK, NJ — Newark police reported to officials at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst the discovery of a military ordinance on Thursday, Sept. 22, at Sims Metal Management, a scrap metal business located at Richards Street and Raymond Boulevard. The ordinance, discovered at approximately 7 a.m. by workers, weighs more than 1,000 pounds and has been determined […]

Public safety director suspends Newark police officer

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced that Newark Police Officer Manny Marques was immediately suspended without pay after his arrest, according to a Sept. 14 press release. Marques, 36, a 14-year veteran, is being held at the Essex County Correctional Facility.   All inquiries related to the matter are being handled […]

Newark police arrest 4 for prostitution, 9 for soliciting

NEWARK, NJ — In response to quality of life complaints, Newark Police arrested four women and nine men for prostitution in the area of Clinton Avenue and 20th Street to Hawthorne Avenue and Birks Place on Friday, Sept. 9, according to a Sept. 10 press release from the Newark Police Department. The women arrested are […]

Newark police arrest teen fleeing from car stolen out of West Orange

NEWARK, NJ — At approximately 1 a.m. on Sept. 3, Newark police officers observed a black 2002 Honda Accord at Quitman Street near the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard; the vehicle had been reported stolen out of West Orange. With the assistance of NPD1, Newark’s public safety helicopter, officers on the ground located the […]

Newark police arrest double-shooting suspect

NEWARK, NJ — Newark police arrested William E. Reese, 18, of Newark, on Monday, Aug. 29, in connection with two shootings at 22 Fabyan Place in Newark on Tuesday, Aug. 23. On Tuesday, Aug. 23, at approximately 2:25 a.m., Newark police responded to a shots-fired call at the location, where they encountered a 17-year-old male […]

$250K warrant issued for female shooting suspect

NEWARK, NJ — A $250,000 warrant has been issued for Shyteisha McCargo, 23, in connection with a shooting on Saturday, Aug. 27. At approximately 12:56 a.m., Newark police responded to a call of a gunshot victim near the intersection of Central Avenue and 4th Street, outside of a Dominoes Pizza restaurant. The victim, a 32-year-old […]

$200K warrant issued for shooting suspect

NEWARK, NJ — A $200,000 warrant has been issued for Leshawne McGee, 19, in connection with a shooting on Friday, Aug. 26. At approximately 12:40 a.m., Newark police responded to the area of South Orange and Fairmount avenues on a report of shots fired. Officers were notified that a 20-year-old female victim had arrived at […]

Police arrest shooting suspect

NEWARK, NJ — Newark police arrested Jahmeen E. Stallings, 36, of Elizabeth, on Tuesday, Aug. 23, for an aggravated assault shooting in the 800-block of South 18th Street in Newark.   On Saturday, Aug. 20, at approximately midnight, a 30-year old male victim walked into the Newark Police Division’s 5th Precinct to report that he […]