Police officials in Newark are reporting the arrests of five suspects which resulted in four weapons possessions arrests in the South Ward and two weapons possessions arrests in the East Ward this weekend.
Police said on Saturday, April 2, in separate incidents in the South Ward, police arrested Alfuquan A. McNair, 29, of Washington, NJ; Elijah Harden, 31, of East Orange; and a 17-year-old male from Irvington.
Each suspect faces charges of unlawful possession of a weapon, among other charges. Shaheed Hall, 32, of Newark, was arrested on Friday, April 1, 2022.
He is charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, among other charges.
As part of these South Ward arrests police recovered four illegal handguns, namely two loaded .9mm handguns; a .40 Springfield Armory XD handgun reported stolen out of Georgia; and a ghost gun.
In separate incidents in the East Ward, detectives arrested Muhammed Lopez, 21, on Saturday, and Paul Munoz-Miller, 25, on Friday.
Both suspects are from Newark and each faces charges of unlawful possession of a weapon, among other charges.
In these East Ward incidents, police recovered a loaded .9mm Glock 43 handgun and a loaded .40 caliber handgun that had been reported stolen out of Hillsborough County, Florida.