Reward Offered for Newark Murder Suspect


Newark – The Essex County Sheriff’s Crimestoppers Program is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of Juan Porter, 30, of Newark who also uses the name nickname Yum Yum. Porter is wanted for the murder of Sharod Coleman, 23, of East Orange. 

Coleman was fatally shot on Feb. 8, at 79 Passaic Street in Newark. A warrant has been issued for Porter’s arrest. He is known to frequent the Broadway Townhouses in Newark.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at 1-877-847-7432 or 1-877-TIPS-4-EC. Calls will be kept confidential.

., East Orange, NJ