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Newark woman arrested for assault

Police report the arrest of a Newark woman following investigation into a domestic incident.

According to a news release, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested Chiquita M. Irvin, 42, of Newark for assault and criminal possession of a weapon.


Irvin had an altercation with an ex-boyfriend inside a motor vehicle. The male fell out of the vehicle and was dragged along the highway. Irvin then turned the vehicle around and tried to strike the male victim. 

Irvin was transported to the Wayne County Jail where she is pending arraignment.



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