The Honorable Mayor Ras J. Baraka announced today that he has signed an Executive Order that goes into effect today, placing a 30-day suspension on towing cars that have expired licenses or lack registration from the streets of Newark, unless the vehicle creates a dangerous situation or it is engaged in criminal activity. In either case, a police officer must be present.
A member of the New Jersey Grape Street Crips was sentenced today to 100 months in prison for his role in an attempted murder charged as part of a RICO conspiracy, as well as narcotics trafficking, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.
Newark City officials announced today that in addition to the City’s current two Newark Department of Health vaccination sites located at 110 William Street and 394 University Avenue, there will be new rotating vaccination locations throughout the city beginning in February.
Newark Evening Adult High School has opened registration for its spring semester. Newark Evening High School is a high school program for adults over the age of 18 who have not earned their high school diploma.
Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura’s Crime Stoppers Program is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information regarding the disappearance of Ms. Venika Williams, 28, of Newark, who has been missing since December 22, 2017.
Police in Newark reported the arrest of Ms. Rosa E. Mainato, 23, and Ms. Fanny Camas, 27, both of Irvington, for maintaining an unlicensed liquor establishment at separate large parties held at the same location this weekend.
Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director Anthony A. Caputo of theNew Brunswick Police Department announced that a New Brunswick man has been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting that took place in the area of Phelps Avenue in New Brunswick.
A former Newark police officer was sentenced today to 108 months in prison for conspiring to defraud the Newark Watershed Conservation and Development Corporation (NWCDC) and giving kickbacks to its former executive director, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.