For Immediate Release

October 14, 2019

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Police arrest Hillside man for possession of a loaded and stolen handgun


Newark Director of Public Safety Anthony F. Ambrose reports the arrest of Isaiah Gordon, 32, of Hillside, for possession of a loaded and stolen handgun.


Gordon was arrested yesterday in the 300 block of South Orange Avenue during an investigation by the Police Division’s Criminal Intelligence Unit. Gordon was found in possession of the handgun, which had been reported stolen out of East Orange.


He faces charges of unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of prohibited weapons for an extended magazine, resisting arrest, obstruction of the administration of the law, receiving stolen property and certain persons prohibited from weapon possession.


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



Isaiah Gordon