STORM WATCH

Potentially severe storms are rounding out Memorial Day weather. Heavy rain, strong winds, hail all possible.

Newark leadership temporarily halts traffic warrants less than $500

Newark leadership announced anyone stopped while driving with an outstanding traffic or non-indictable bench warrant that is not domestic violence-related will not be arrested.

News 12 Staff

Apr 24, 2021, 9:56 PM

Updated 1,128 days ago

Share:

Newark leadership announced anyone stopped while driving with an outstanding traffic or non-indictable bench warrant that is not domestic violence-related will not be arrested.   
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, along with Public Safety Director Brian O'Hara, made the announcement on Saturday.  
Newark police will temporarily not arrest individuals with outstanding traffic warrants and non-indictable bench warrants of $500 or less.
The new measure is said to be temporary until further notice, and it's effective immediately.


More from News 12