Two Newark Men Charged With Theft Of Delivery Packages

On July 8, 2022, a resident in the 200-block of Woodlawn Avenue reported the theft of a package that had been delivered to their front porch.  The resident provided police with surveillance video which depicted a male suspect pull up to the house in a vehicle and steal the package.  Using additional surveillance cameras, officers were able to determine the license plate of the vehicle.

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Through investigation, Newark Police determined that the vehicle had been driven by Ethan Price, 19, of Newark.

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On July 13, 2022, Newark Police conducted a search of Price’s residence.  Officers located the package stolen from Woodlawn Avenue along with additional stolen packages and merchandise.

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During the investigation, Jacob Fleming, 19, of Newark, was found to have also been involved in the thefts with Price.

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On August 5, 2022, both Price and Fleming turned themselves in to Newark Police and were charged with the following:

  • Theft Under $1,500
  • Receiving Stolen Property (2 counts)
  • Conspiracy

Both Price and Fleming were released on their own recognizance.

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