Police Arrest Newark Man for Possessing Gun

Newark Police officials are reporting the arrest of Mr. Tahzay Irving, 18, of Newark, for possession of a loaded handgun yesterday.

Members of the Newark Police Division’s Criminal Intelligence Unit observed Irving in the area of James and Summit streets just before 1 p.m. with what appeared to be a handgun.

Police say Irving was found in possession of a loaded .25 caliber handgun and was arrested without further incident.

Police charged Irving with unlawful possession of a weapon.

This charge is merely an accusation.

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