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City of Newark Police Division
Tuesday June 6th, 2023 :: 04:36 p.m. EDT


Warrant Issued for Newark Man Wanted for Terroristic Threats

Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé reports that a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Calvin B. Shinholster, 56, of Newark, on charges of terroristic threats and weapon possession in connection with an incident that occurred on Wednesday, May 10, 2023.

A man was approached by Shinholster, who was holding a machete, on Silver Street following an altercation with someone Shinholster knows.

Detectives investigating this incident identified Shinholster as a suspect and obtained a warrant for his arrest. He is described as 5’9” tall with a dark complexion, black and gray hair, and brown eyes.

Director Fragé urges anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Calvin Shinholster to call the Police Division's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).  All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.

Anonymous tips may also be made using the Police Division’s website at or through our Smartphone App on Apple’s App Store or Google Play. Search Newark Police Division to download the App.    
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