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Two Suspects with Outstanding Warrants Arrested by New Newark Community Focus Officers


Police in Newark are reporting that Community Focus Division police officers have arrested **Tyquan Jackson (left), 18, and Samir Jefferson (upper right), 28,** both of Newark, for an aggravated assault that occurred on Saturday, April 1, 2017.

According to police officials, at approximately 2:30 p.m., police responded to North Munn Avenue near Mountainview Avenue on a call of an assault.

A 26-year old woman was assaulted following a quarrel.

Detectives developed evidence that Jackson and Jefferson are suspects in this aggravated assault and warrants for their arrest were issued.

While on foot patrol, two newly trained Community Focus officers apprehended both Jackson and Jefferson, who were arrested today without incident authorities.

Both suspects are charged with Aggravated Assault.

Community Focus officers also arrested **Avent J. Holston, 24, of Newark** (lower right), who was wanted on an outstanding warrant from 2015 today.

Police said Holston is charged with Contempt.

“I applaud the new officers and the Community Focus unit for apprehending these subjects, who create havoc, and for removing them from the streets of Newark,” Director Ambrose said.

These charges are merely accusations.

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