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City of Newark Police Division
Tuesday February 28th, 2017 :: 08:23 p.m. EST


Police Re-Arrest Newark Man within 11 Days For CDS Possession and Distribution

Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose reports the re-arrest of Furad Fleming, 18, of Newark, within 11 days for CDS possession and distribution on Thursday, February 23, 2017.

Newark police, responded to New Community Corporation Complex to investigate citizen complaints of a man selling drugs near in the area. Near the intersection of Hayes Street near 15th Avenue, police arrested Fleming who was in possession of 95 glassine envelopes of suspected CDS heroin and $154.00.

Fleming was charged with Possession of CDS (heroin), Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute, Distribution of CDS Within 1,000-ft. of a School and Distribution of CDS within 500-ft. of a Public Library.

Sunday, February 12, 2017, Fleming was arrested, also in the Central Ward, after police officers conducted a motor vehicle stop and found Fleming in possession of 548 glassine envelopes of suspected CDS heroin, 18 clear vials of suspected CDS cocaine, a plastic bag of suspected CDS marijuana and $380.00 in cash.
In this incident, Fleming was charged with Possession of CDS, Distribution of CDS, Distribution of CDS near a Public Park and Distribution of CDS on School Property.

These charges are merely accusations. The suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

City of Newark Police Division
480 Clinton Ave
Newark, NJ 07108

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