Month: November 2018

Newark Police Partner with Connections to Launch ANGEL Program

The Newark Police Department has begun participating in the ANGEL program.  The program, founded in 2015 by police in Gloucester, Massachusetts, was a response to the national opioid crisis.  It represents a cultural shift by police departments nationwide. Rather than try to arrest their…

Striking Vehicle Leaves the Scene of a Serious Crash Involving a Pedestrian

On November 26, 2018, at 2119 hours, Newark Police were dispatched to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Library Avenue (SR 72) and Ogletown Road (SR 273).  Officers arrived to find a male pedestrian that had been…

Newark Man Arrested for Drug Possession; Officer Injured During Arrest

On November 21, 2018, Newark Police Officers arrested Alexander Aguilar, of Newark,  and charged him with a number of offenses after he was observed preparing to use heroin in his vehicle. At about 1648 hours, a plainclothes officer, who is assigned to the Street…