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Newark Man Wanted for Assault


Police in Newark are reporting that a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Mr. Ronald Terry, 29, of Newark, for an assault that occurred on Monday, October 19.

Police say at approximately 7:30 p.m., police responded to the area of Melrose Avenue near 18th Avenue on a report of an assault.

According to police the man slapped and threatened the life of a woman following a quarrel.

Detectives developed sufficient evidence to identify Ronald Terry, also known as “Oodie”, as a suspect in this incident and obtained a warrant for his arrest on charges of terroristic threats and simple assault.

While police are actively searching for Terry, we seek the public’s assistance in quickly locating him as part of this investigation.

He is approximately 5’8” tall and weighs about 220 lbs. He has black hair, brown eyes and a tattoo of the words “Quamir” on his right hand.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Ronald Terry to call the Department'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.