Police Arrest East Orange Man for Weapon Possession

Authorities announce the arrest of Mr. Najeeb Walker, 37, of East Orange, for weapon possession last night.

According to police, at approximately 10:45 p.m., police patroling the area of Avon and Peshine avenues observed a man with a handgun.

Upon becoming aware of police presence, the suspect ran, dropping the gun to the ground authorities said.

The suspect, Mr. Najeeb Walker, was apprehended and arrested. Police recovered the loaded handgun.

Police charged Walker with Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Possession of a Prohibited Weapon (hollow point bullets) and Resisting Arrest.

These charges are merely accusations lodged against Mr. Walker. The suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.