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WANTED: Arrest Warrant Issued for Alleged Newark Car Burglar


Newark Police issued an arrest warrant for the Ms. Amanda M. Cuevas-Soto, 32, of Newark. She is wanted in connection with an auto burglary that occurred on Monday, August 1. 

According to police, a male victim reported that a duffle bag containing a Lenovo laptop, valued at $1,066.00, was stolen out of his vehicle, parked at LA Fitness, 237 South Orange Avenue.

Detectives investigating this incident observed surveillance footage depicting a female suspect entering the victim's vehicle and removing the bag.

Police said Cuevas-Soto had been identified as a suspect and detectives obtained a warrant for her arrest on charges of burglary and theft.

Police seek the public's help in locating her as part of this investigation.

She is described as 5'2" tall with light-brown or burgundy hair. She has a tattoo on her left forearm and wears a nose ring.

Director Fragé urges anyone with information about the whereabouts of Amanda M. Cuevas-Soto to call the Division's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS