Joshua Fant, a 19 year old East Orange resident was arrested on Tuesday, 12-5-17 at 10:45 am for possession of a weapon & theft. Officers responded to the area near Rynda Rd for a call of a suspicious person. Upon arrival, officers stopped a subject
(Fant) who matched the description given by the caller as the subject was walking on So. Ridgewood Rd. carrying a package. During the on scene investigation, officers determined that Fant was in possession of a loaded silver handgun & that the package was from a Conway Court address. Officers arrested Fant without further incident and transported him to headquarters to be processed. The package, delivered by Amazon earlier in the day was later reported stolen by the resident & Fant was charged accordingly.