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10-Year-Old Boy Missing From Newark For Days: Police 10-Year-Old Boy Missing From Newark For Days: Police
10-Year-Old Boy Missing From Newark For Days: Police A 10-year-old boy, who was last seen in Newark on Wednesday, April 10, is missing, police said.  Ayaan Khan left his home on North 13th Street between 7:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé said. A frequent runaway, Khan is 4'6" and weighs 70 lbs., Fragé said.  The photo of Khan is from a few years ago,  Fragé said. Anyone with information about Khan's whereabouts is asked to call police at 1-877-695-8477.
Car Transporting Gunshot Victim To Hospital Overturns: Newark PD (UPDATED) Car Transporting Gunshot Victim To Hospital Overturns: Newark PD (UPDATED)
Car Transporting Gunshot Victim To Hospital Overturns: Newark PD (Updated) It was a chaotic scene in Newark on the early morning of Monday, April 1. At 3:04 a.m., police responded to the 700 block of Sanford Avenue and found a man who had been shot, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said.  While the man was being transported to a nearby hospital, the private vehicle he was in crashed into another car and then struck a light pole and transformer, overturning on its side, Fragé said.  Firefighters removed the gunshot victim from the vehicle and he was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment and is in stable condition, Fragé said. The c…
Man Stole Hundreds From Newark Sports Bar: PD (PHOTO) Man Stole Hundreds From Newark Sports Bar: PD (PHOTO)
Man Stole Hundreds From Newark Sports Bar: PD (Photo) A man is at large after he broke into a sports bar in Newark in the middle of the night, Wednesday, March 20, taking hundreds of dollars, authorities said. At 3:55 a.m., a man pried open the cellar door at El Pool Sports Bar at 116 Elm St with his hands and entered the basement, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé said. He then went to a back room, opened a lock box and removed $300 to $400 before fleeing the scene and heading westbound on Elm Street, Fragé said. The man is described as Hispanic and was wearing a blue jacket, a black hooded sweatshirt, a black hat, black…
Newark Woman Pepper Sprayed Victim In Face: Police Newark Woman Pepper Sprayed Victim In Face: Police
Newark Woman Pepper Sprayed Victim In Face: Police A warrant has been issued for a 31-year-old Newark woman who pepper sprayed a person last month, authorities said. At 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31, police responded to University Hospital on a call of a woman receiving treatment for injuries that occurred during an altercation with  on the 100 block of West Market Street, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé said. Following a verbal dispute with the victim, Quyjae Springer went to her vehicle, drove toward the victim, exited the vehicle, and pepper sprayed her in the face, Fragé said. The victim was treated at…
Search Launched For 12-Year-Old Girl Missing In Newark: Police (PHOTO) Search Launched For 12-Year-Old Girl Missing In Newark: Police (PHOTO)
Search Launched For 12-Year-Old Girl Missing In Newark: Police (Photo) A 12-year-old Newark girl has been missing since Friday, Feb. 16, authorities said. Samiiyah Lopez-McMillan was last seen on the 90 block of Fabyan Place on Friday, Feb. 16, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé said. She was reported missing on Thursday, Feb. 22, Fragé said. Samiiyah was last seen wearing black jeans and a gray jacket, Fragé said. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call 1-877-695-8477.
East Orange Man Stabs Victim During Argument On Newark Street: Police East Orange Man Stabs Victim During Argument On Newark Street: Police
East Orange Man Stabs Victim During Argument On Newark Street: Police A 38-year-old East Orange man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing on Newark, police said. Jesse Lee Simmons was arguing with another man when he stabbed him around 1:50 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6 on the 100 block of Broad Street, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. The victim was taken to University Hospital for treatment and is in stable condition. Police located the suspect, Simmons, on the 200 block of Broadway.  He was arrested without incident and faces charges of aggravated assault and weapon possession. 
Police ID 7 People Arrested For Armed Robberies Following Pursuit: Newark PD Police ID 7 People Arrested For Armed Robberies Following Pursuit: Newark PD
Police ID 7 People Arrested For Armed Robberies Following Pursuit: Newark PD Seven people, three adults and four juveniles were arrested after committing two robberies and engaging police in a pursuit on Route 78 on Sunday, Feb. 3, authorities said.  At 8 a.m. police in Newark responded to Clifton Avenue and Treadwell Street after a woman was robbed at gunpoint by a group of Black men wearing dark clothing and ski masks, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said.  The suspects fled in a gray 2019 Hyundai Sonata that been stolen out of the city earlier that day, Fragé said. Twenty minutes later, a group of Black men riding in the car&nbs…
Detective Hospitalized After Suspect Reverses Vehicle Into Police Car In Parkway Pursuit Detective Hospitalized After Suspect Reverses Vehicle Into Police Car In Parkway Pursuit
Detective Hospitalized After Suspect Reverses Vehicle Into Police Car In Parkway Pursuit A suspect is at large after they crashed into a Newark police vehicle during a pursuit on the Garden State Parkway on Monday, Jan. 29, authorities said. Just before noon, police in Newark responded to a report that a black Honda Odyssey wanted in connection with a felony was observed in the 200 block of 21st Street in Irvington, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. The driver of the wanted vehicle fled, initiating a pursuit onto the Garden State Parkway North, Fragé said. The suspect proceeded to put the vehicle into reverse, crashing into the Newark police vehicle,&nbs…
Newark Shooting Suspect Busted In Las Vegas Newark Shooting Suspect Busted In Las Vegas
Newark Shooting Suspect Busted In Las Vegas Deidre Moses, a 28-year-old woman who previously lived in Bloomfield, was arrested last month in Las Vegas for shooting a man in Newark in August, authorities said. At 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 24, police responded to North 4th Street and found a man who had been shot while inside his residence, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said.  Before the shooting occurred, the man heard an altercation involving people vandalizing a parked vehicle, Fragé said. The suspects then fired a weapon, striking the home and injuring the man, Fragé said. He was taken to Universit…
Former East Orange Football Player, Irvington Dad Killed In Newark Shooting Former East Orange Football Player, Irvington Dad Killed In Newark Shooting
Former East Orange Football Player, Irvington Dad Killed In Newark Shooting Ty'Shad Campbell was just 27 years old when he was killed in a shooting in Newark on Sunday, Jan. 14. At 4:25 a.m., Newark police responded to the 300 block of Grove Street and found Campbell outside the location suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. Campbell was taken to University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead soon after, Stephens and Fragé said. Campbell's family has set up a fundraiser to assist with funeral costs. As of Wednesday, Jan. 17, $450 has been raised. Th…
Girl, 8, Struck By Car In Newark: Police Girl, 8, Struck By Car In Newark: Police
Girl, 8, Struck By Car In Newark: Police An 8-year-old girl was struck by a vehicle in Newark on the afternoon of Thursday, Jan. 11, authorities said. At 3:03 p.m., police responded to Broadway and 2nd Avenue and transported the girl to University Hospital for treatment, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. The child is in stable condition, Fragé said. The driver remained at the scene and the incident remains under investigation, Fragé said.
Two Teenagers Shot In Newark: Police Two Teenagers Shot In Newark: Police
Two Teenagers Shot In Newark: Police Two teenagers were shot in Newark on Thursday, Jan. 11, authorities said. At 2:55 p.m., police responded to South 11th Street and South Orange Avenue and located a 15-year-old boy and a 14-year-old boy who had been shot, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said.  The two victims were taken to University Hospital and are in stable condition, Fragé said. The incident remains under investigation, Fragé said
Newark Man Fatally Shot On New Year's Eve: Prosecutors Newark Man Fatally Shot On New Year's Eve: Prosecutors
Newark Man Fatally Shot On New Year's Eve: Prosecutors A 67-year-old Newark man was fatally shot on the morning of Sunday, Dec. 31, authorities said. At 7:01 a.m., police responded to a report of a shooting on the 100 block of Malvern Street and found Jose Gaona suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said.  He was pronounced dead at the scene soon after, Stephens and Fragé said. Nota de Pesar! Latino Street Newspaper, Ante el trágico y sensible fallecimiento ocurrido el día de hoy domingo 31 de... Posted by Fernando Munoz on&nb…
Gunfire Rings Out At New Year's Celebration At Newark Lounge: Police Gunfire Rings Out At New Year's Celebration At Newark Lounge: Police
La Rouge Shooting In Newark Two people were shot at a New Year's celebration in Newark, authorities said. Gunfire rang out around 3 a.m. Monday, Jan. 1, at La Rouge, a lounge on the 900 block of Broad Street, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. Responding police found two victims, both men, who were rushed to University Hospital for treatment. As of press time, one victim was critical and the other was stable, Fragé said. The lounge's social media page shows it had been hosting a New Year's party. The incident remains under investigation. No arrests have been made.
13-Year-Old Boy Shot In Newark: Authorities 13-Year-Old Boy Shot In Newark: Authorities
13-Year-Old Boy Shot In Newark: Authorities A 13-year-old boy is in stable condition after being shot in Newark on Wednesday, Dec. 20, authorities said. At 10:43 a.m., police responded to the 100 block of Leslie Street on a report of shots fired, and found the boy at Grand Avenue, Newark Public Safety Director, Fritz Fragé said. The boy had been shot at Leslie Street and was taken to University Hospital, Fragé said. The shooting resulted in a brief lockdown at Bragaw Avenue School, Fragé said. The incident remains under investigation, Fragé said.
Man Stabbed In Head: Newark Police Man Stabbed In Head: Newark Police
Man Stabbed In Head: Newark Police Newark police are attempt to locate a person wanted for stabbing a man in the head on Tuesday, Dec. 19. At 1:30 a.m., police responded to the 100 block of Ferry Street and found the man had been slashed in the head during a fight that initially began as a verbal altercation inside an area bar Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé said. The victim was transported to University Hospital and is in stable condition, Fragé said. The suspect was last seen walking westbound on Ferry Street, Fragé said.  Anyone with information about the suspect's identity is asked to ca…
Newark Man, 39, Fatally Shot: Authorities Newark Man, 39, Fatally Shot: Authorities
Newark Man, 39, Fatally Shot: Authorities A 39-year-old Newark man was fatally shot on the early morning of Tuesday, Dec. 19, authorities said. At 3:58 a.m., Newark police responded to a shooting on the 300 block of Broadway and found Antoine Alston suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. He was pronounced dead at the scene soon after, Stephens and Fragé said. LAST FIGHT IT WAS THIS THEN WE LAST SPOKE OCT 17th AND TODAY ITS RIP?? I GOT SO MUCH TO SAY BUT I WONT BECAUSE IM WORKING ON MY MOUTH… Antoine Alston You…
Newark High Schooler Shot During Gas Leak Evacuation: Reports Newark High Schooler Shot During Gas Leak Evacuation: Reports
Newark High Schooler Shot During Gas Leak Evacuation: Reports A 15-year-old standing outside Central High School during a gas leak evacuation was wounded in a drive-by shooting on Monday, Nov. 13, according to multiple news reports including abc7 and NBC4. Police responded to 17th Avenue and Sayre Street at 12:05 p.m. and transported the victim to University Hospital, where he is in stable condition, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. Hundreds of students were forced outside in the unplanned evacuations, both ABC and NBC said citing school officials and Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka. The shooting happened across the street fro…
5-Year-Old Stabbed By Mom In Newark Critical: Sources 5-Year-Old Stabbed By Mom In Newark Critical: Sources
5-Year-Old Stabbed By Mom In Newark Critical: Sources A Newark mom has been arrested on accusations she stabbed her her 5-year-old son, Daily Voice has learned. Officers responded to Murray Street near Brunswick Street on reports of a 5-year-old stabbed around 5:10 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. There, they found the injured boy. The boy remains in critical but stable condition at University Hospital, while his mother faces a slew of charges, including endangering the welfare of a child and various weapons offenses, sources with direct knowledge of the incident tell Daily Voice. This incident re…
Man Struck By Newark Fire Truck: Police Man Struck By Newark Fire Truck: Police
Man Struck By Newark Fire Truck: Police A man was struck by a fire truck on Newark on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 2, authorities said. The adult male pedestrian was near Summit Street and Warren Street when he was hit at 7:47 p.m., Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. He was taken to University Hospital and is in stable condition, Fragé said The incident remains under investigation, Fragé said.
3-Year-Old Found Safe In Jersey City After AMBER Alert Issued Out of Newark (PHOTOS) 3-Year-Old Found Safe In Jersey City After AMBER Alert Issued Out of Newark (PHOTOS)
3-Year-Old Found Safe In Jersey City After Amber Alert Issued Out of Newark (Photos) A 3-year-old was found unharmed in Jersey City after an AMBER alert was issued out of Newark on Tuesday, Oct. 31. At 8:15 a.m., police responded to the 100 block of Wilson Avenue after a vehicle was carjacked with the child left inside, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said.  At 10:30 a.m., police found the vehicle in Jersey City with the child inside and unharmed, Fragé said. The incident remains under investigation. 
Fire Rips Through Newark's Historic Kastner Mansion — Again Fire Rips Through Newark's Historic Kastner Mansion — Again
Fire Rips Through Newark's Historic Kastner Mansion — Again Newark's more than 130-year-old Kastner Mansion has suffered yet another devastating blaze. Videos show flames consuming the vacant Victorian home on Clinton Avenue Saturday morning, Oct. 28. Repost from @newarkisnow • @newarknjblog - It is with great sadness that I announce that the Kastner Mansion has... Posted by Newark Illustrated LLC on Saturday, October 28, 2023 Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said Saturday's blaze broke out around 7:15. No injuries were reported and the fire was considered under control at 7:32 a.m.  Around this time in 2018, a squatter staying in th…
False Bomb Threat At Newark School: Police False Bomb Threat At Newark School: Police
False Bomb Threat At Newark School: Police A false bomb threat was phoned into BRICK Avon Academy in Newark on Monday, Oct. 23, police said. Police responded to the school at 1 p.m., Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. Police, along with the Essex County Sherriff's Office K-9 unit conducted a sweep of the building and determined the call was false, Fragé said. The incident remains under investigation, Fragé said.
Two Teens Shot In Newark: Police Two Teens Shot In Newark: Police
Two Teens Shot In Newark: Police Two teenagers were shot in Newark on Thursday, Oct. 12, authorities said. At 8:40 p.m., police responded to the 300 block of Goldsmith Avenue and found a 17-year-old boy and a 15-year-old boy suffering from gunshot wounds, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. The victims were transported to University Hospital and are in stable condition, Fragé said. The incident remains under investigation, Fragé said.
SEEN THEM? Newark Police Seek Stove Thieves SEEN THEM? Newark Police Seek Stove Thieves
Seen Them? Newark Police Seek Stove Thieves Newark Police are attempting to locate two suspects wanted for a burglary that occurred on Friday, Sept. 29. Between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., two men broke into a residence in the 100 block of Milford Avenue, using an object to damage the door frame leading to the home's basement, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé The suspects removed two stoves from the residence, Fragé said. Each stove is valued at $1,000. The first suspect is a Black man with a medium build who was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a white logo, yellow reflector gloves, and white sneakers,&nbs…
Male Body Found In Newark Dumpster: Prosecutors Male Body Found In Newark Dumpster: Prosecutors
Male Body Found In Newark Dumpster: Prosecutors A body of a man was found in a dumpster in Newark on Thursday, Sept. 28, authorities said. At 5:19 p.m., Newark police found the body inside a dumpster on the 600 block of Clinton Avenue, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, Stephens and Fragé said. The man remains unidentified, Stephens and Fragé said. An autopsy will determine his cause of death, Stephens and Fragé said.  The investigation is active and ongoing and no arrests have been made. Anyone with inf…
Help Find Missing Newark Boy (LOOK INSIDE) Help Find Missing Newark Boy (LOOK INSIDE)
Help Find Missing Newark Boy (Look Inside) An 11-year-old Newark boy with a history of running away has been missing since Friday, Sept. 15, police said. Brayden Killings, who was diagnosed with ADHD and OCD was last seen on the 100 block of Badger Ave. at 4:45 p.m., Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé said. Killings was wearing blue jeans, a red hooded sweatshirt featuring white logos and lettering, and gray and green 5.11 shoes, Fragé said. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 1-877-695-8477.
Six-Year-Old Newark Boy With Autism Missing: Police (LOOK INSIDE) Six-Year-Old Newark Boy With Autism Missing: Police (LOOK INSIDE)
Six-Year-Old Newark Boy With Autism Missing: Police (Look Inside) Alimou Diallo, a 6-year-old Newark boy diagnosed with autism, has been missing since Monday morning, Sept. 18, police said. Diallo was last seen at 2 a.m. in his residence on the 600 block of Elizabeth Avenue, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé said. Alimou was wearing a blue t-shirt and a white diaper. His mother noticed him missing at 5 a.m., Fragé said. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Diallo is asked to call the Police Division’s 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-695-8477.
Two People Shot In Newark: Police Two People Shot In Newark: Police
Two People Shot In Newark: Police Two people were hospitalized after being shot in Newark Saturday morning, authorities said. At 10:29 a.m., police responded to a report of shots fired at Astor Street near Pennsylvania Avenue,  Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. Police found a man who had been shot and he was transported to University Hospital, Fragé said. He is currently in stable condition, Fragé said.  A second victim arrived at University Hospital for treatment of a non-life-threatening gunshot injury and is reportedly in stable condition, Fragé said. The incident remains under inv…
Newark Scooterist Killed After Colliding With Vehicle: Prosecutors Newark Scooterist Killed After Colliding With Vehicle: Prosecutors
Newark Scooterist Killed After Colliding With Vehicle: Prosecutors A 36-year-old Newark was resident was killed when the electric scooter they were riding collided with a vehicle on the morning of Monday, July 31, authorities said. At 7 a.m., police were notified of a scooter-vehicle collision on the 700 block of Frelinghuysen Avenue near the intersection of Whittier Place, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. Marcus Vinicus Pires DeCruz, the driver of the scooter, was pronounced dead at the scene, Stephens and Fragé said. The investigation is active and ongoing and no arrest…
Man Fatally Shot In Newark: Prosecutors Man Fatally Shot In Newark: Prosecutors
Man Fatally Shot In Newark: Prosecutors A 52-year-old Newark resident was fatally shot on Thursday, July 27, authorities said. At 6:11 p.m., police responded to a shooting on the 300 block of Wainwright Street and found Eddie Boykins suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. Boykins was pronounced dead at the scene, Stephens and Fragé said. The investigation is active and ongoing and no arrests have been made, Stephens and Fragé said. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office t…