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ALERT: Woman Wanted for Newark South Ward Home Invasion


By: Richard L. Smith 

Police in Newark request the public’s help locating Ms. Tomika L. Amons, 46, who is wanted for questioning in connection with a home invasion that occurred on Thursday, May 18. 

Officials said at approximately 4:50 a.m., Newark Police responded to a residence in the 200 block of Shephard Avenue on a call of a home invasion.

Upon arrival, police learned that three males forced their way into the residence, assaulted the victim, and stole a cell phone, laptop computer, cash, and other property before fleeing.

Detectives investigating this incident are seeking Amons for questioning and request the public’s assistance in quickly locating her.

She is described as 5’7” tall and 145 pounds. 

Director Fragé urges anyone with information about the whereabouts of Tomika L. Amons to call the Police Division’s 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are confidential and could result in a reward.