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Essex Authorities Offer $5K for Information on Missing Newark Mother Venika

By rlsmetro on

Essex County authorities continue to offer a reward of up to $5,000 for information regarding the disappearance of Newark mother, Ms. Venika Williams, 28, missing since December 22, 2017.

January 22, 2022 marked 49 months since anyone has seen Venika. 

Newark Police officials said the Essex County Sheriff’s Office is issuing the reward. 

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


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

Since this reward was offered in 2018, The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office has taken over the case. 

There have been no updates from Mr. Theodore N. Stephens II, Acting Essex County Prosecutor, regarding the investigation. 

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.