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Newark Teen Charged with Possessing Loaded Gun

By rlsmetro on

Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose reports the arrest of Amir Reynolds, 18, of Newark, for possession of a loaded handgun in an incident that occurred yesterday.

Please police say shortly before 10 p.m., police patrolling the Bradley Court apartment complex on North Munn Avenue observed a man with a marijuana cigar.

Police say the suspect ignored officers’ commands to stop and continued walking away, tossing the cigar. Officers apprehended the man, Reynolds, who was also found in possession of a loaded 9MM handgun.

Police charged Reynolds with Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Possession of Prohibited Weapons (large capacity magazine), Possession of Marijuana and Obstruction of the Administration of the Law.

These charges are merely accusations.

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