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ALERT: Authorities Increase Reward to $10K for Information on Missing Newark Mother Venika

By rlsmetro on

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today 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 Ms. Venika Williams, 28, of Newark, who has been missing since December 22, 2017.

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office took over the investigation in July.

Officials said at that time, a $5,000 reward was offered. The Sheriff approved the higher reward this week.

Williams was last seen in the area of Dewey Street in Newark.

She is 5 feet, three inches tall and weighs approximately 140 pounds.  

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at -1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.