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Police Arrest Newark Man for Stealing ATM Machine

By rlsmetro on

Newark Police are reporting the arrest of Mr. Laquan J. Wright, 28, of Newark, for a business burglary and theft of an ATM machine that occurred on Saturday, October 17th.

According to police, at approximately 6:50 a.m., Police responded to the Deedee African Hair Braiding salon, located at 286 16th Avenue, on a call of a burglary that had occurred during the overnight hours.

Police say the ATM machine inside the business was stolen and removed using a U-Haul truck.

Detectives investigating this incident identified Laquan Wright as a suspect in this burglary and theft and he was arrested on October 22.

Wright faces charges of burglary, theft, criminal mischief, possession of burglary tools, conspiracy and tampering with evidence.

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