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Newark Man Wanted for Contempt Arrested with Loaded Weapon; Police

By rlsmetro on

Police say, Mr. Jabari Sanders, 21, of Newark, wanted for contempt, was arrested while carrying a loaded gun last night.

According to police, at approximately 9:45 p.m., 1st Precinct police officers patrolling the area of Spruce Street near Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, when they observed Sanders in possession of a handgun, a loaded .380 caliber.

Police immediately arrested and charged with the Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Possession of a Prohibited Weapon (defaced handgun), Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Prescription Drugs (Promethazine) and Contempt of Court.

These charges are merely accusations.

The suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about these suspects to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867).

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