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Police Arrest Man for Allegedly Possessing a Weapon

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Police Officials in Newark are reporting that members of the Fugitive Apprehension Team arrested Mr. Rasheed Wright, 27 of Newark, for aggravated assault and possession of a weapon in an incident that occurred on Sunday, July 23rd.

According to police, shortly after 7 pm, officers responded to Dayton Street and Evergreen Place where they said the incident occurred.

Police said the male victim did not suffer any injuries in the incident.

Authorities said detectives developed evidence that they said identified Mr. Wright as the suspect then subsequently issued a warrant for his arrest.

Investigators took Wright into custody Wednesday, just before 7 am, at a residence on Delavan Avenue without incident then charged him with Aggravated Assault, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose.

These charges are merely accusations.

Mr. Wright is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.