Two Arrested for Possesion of Drugs, Guns in Newark

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department and Rutgers Police Department, along with members of Newark Police Department’s Emergency Response Team, executed search warrants at two locations in Newark and recovered guns and crack cocaine.

Police say at 804 South 12th Street Newark officers arrested Mr. Rhamil Carroll-O’Neal, 34, of Newark then charged him with two counts of possession of a weapon, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession with intent to distribute, possession with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a school zone and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Also recovered at that location was one Colt revolver and one Mossberg Plinkster rifle .22 caliber.

According to police the search warrant executed at 50-52 North 12th Street, also in Newark, yielded 18 vials of crack cocaine and $451 in cash.

Mr. Antwain O’Neal, 37, of Newark was arrested for possession of crack cocaine according to police.

All defendants are presumed innocent unless and until they enter a guilty plea or are found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.