Police issued a warrant for the arrest of Mr. Quran Johnson, 47, of Newark, on a charge of burglary in an incident that occurred on Thursday, June 21st.
According to a statement released by Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose, the incident happened at approximately 2:45 p.m. where police responded to a West Ward residence on a call of a burglary in progress.
Police say a male suspect entered the home and stole the victim’s wallet and other personal property.
According to Director Ambrose, detectives investigating this incident identified Quran Johnson as a suspect and have secured a warrant for his arrest.
Director Ambrose described Johnson as a 5’3” tall male who weighs approximately 125 lbs.
Johnson has a medium brown complexion, brown eyes and balding black hair according to Director Ambrose.
While police are actively searching for Johnson, they seek the public’s assistance in quickly locating and removing him from city streets Director Ambrose said.
Director Ambrose is urging anyone with information about the whereabouts of Quran Johnson to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867). All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.