The Newark Police are investigating multiple thefts and attempted thefts of vehicles and property from within vehicles in a time period of less than 48 hours. The incidents breakdown as follows:
The Newark Police continue to remind the public that many of the vehicle thefts and thefts from vehicles that we investigate involve unlocked vehicles. Please remember to check that your vehicle is secured when it is parked. The tips below can help members of the public prevent themselves from becoming a victim of theft.
Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact Det. W. Anderson at (302) 366-7100 x. 3469 or email@example.com. Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.
The Newark Police Department is a member of the Neighbors by Ring App. This app allows the Newark Police to inform the community of real-time crime and safety events so the public can always stay informed. The Neighbors by Ring App also allows the user to share information, including footage from the user’s camera system, directly with Newark Police. You do not need Ring devices to participate. Anyone with any camera system can upload content to the Neighbors App. Newark Police DO NOT receive access to the camera system and can only see video the user chooses to share. To download the free app, text “staysafe” to 555888 or search for the app on the Apple App Store or Google Play. Remember: if you see something – share something – and report it to the Newark Police at (302) 366-7111 or 9-1-1. More information can be found here.
On June 29, 2020, at about 2319 hours, Newark Police responded to the unit block of Madison Drive for a report of shots fired. Officers contacted residents in the area who reported hearing arguing in the area between two houses. Officers located shell casings between the residences.
Witnesses described seeing two black males running from the scene. One male was described as 18-20 years of age, 5’10” and wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and blue pants. He was armed with a handgun. The second male was described as 5’10” and wearing a tan coat and black hooded sweatshirt.
No one was injured during this incident.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. A. Whitt at (302) 366-7100 x. 3483 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.