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Arrest Warrant Issued for Man who Stole Smith & Wesson Gun in Newark


By: Jackie Amorine 

Police officials in Newark are reporting that an arrest warrant has been issued for Gabier R. Hernandez, 47, of Newark, wanted for the theft of a handgun on Saturday, January 14. 

Police said at approximately 4 a.m., a male entered a vehicle parked in the 400 block of Clifton Avenue and stole a dark blue Smith & Wesson .38 caliber revolver before fleeing.

Detectives investigating this incident identified Hernandez as a suspect and obtained a warrant for his arrest.

Police said Hernandez is described as 5’6” tall and 130 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Officials urge anyone with information about the whereabouts of Gabier R. Hernandez, also known as Gabrial Hernandez, 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 kept confidential and could result in a reward.