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KNOW THEM? Newark Police Seek Porch Pirates, Missing Man

Authorities are seeking a pair of men who stole a package from a porch, along with Lawrence Nesmith, 47, who was last seen May 9.
Authorities are seeking a pair of men who stole a package from a porch, along with Lawrence Nesmith, 47, who was last seen May 9. Photo Credit: Newark PD

Authorities in Newark are seeking a pair of men wanted in connection with a package theft, along with a man reported missing.

Lawrence Nesmith, 47, was last seen May 9 near 150 Bergen St., Newark Police Director Anthony Ambrose said.

Nesmith is 6 feet tall and 240 pounds with a dark brown complexion, black hair and brown eyes. He also has poor vision in both eyes and a tattoo on his forearm covering a scar, Ambrose said.

Newark police are also seeking men caught on surveillance tapes stealing a package from the porch at 296 New York Ave., last Tuesday, Ambrose said.

Anyone with information about the suspect to call the Division's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at ‪1-877-NWK-TIPS‬ (‪1-877-695-8477‬). All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.

Anonymous tips may also be made using the Police Division’s website at: www.newarkpd.org or through our Smartphone App available at iTunes and Google Play. Search Newark Police Division to download the App.

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