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Friday Nov 27 | via CBS Local
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Friday Nov 27 | via The Jersey Journal
CAMDEN - The Philadelphia-based law firm of Conrad J. Benedetto has been retained by the family of a Camden man shot to death by metro officers earlier this week. Freddy Baez, 24, was killed after Camden County Police Department officers responded to a domestic dispute on Tuesday night at an apartment complex on Rutledge Walk. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 25 | via NorthJersey.com
Authorities have identified a man killed by police when he allegedly exchanged gunfire with two officers responding to a domestic disturbance report at a southern New Jersey home. Camden County prosecutors say 24-year-old Camden resident Freddy Baez was pronounced dead at a hospital Tuesday night, shortly after the shooting occurred. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 25 | via Philly.com
Authorities on Wednesday took photographs and had evidence cones out at the Camden apartment complex where police fatally shot a suspect Tuesday night, while a woman who knew him said the shooting never should have occurred. Ashley Purnell, 25, who said she is the man's girlfriend and that they have a 2-year-old son, said she was staying at her mother's unit in the 3200 block of Rutledge Walk when her boyfriend started banging on the door. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 25 | via NJ.com
CAMDEN - A man was killed in a police-involved shooting in Camden Tuesday night, according to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office. Two Camden County Police officers responded to a domestic violence disturbance on the 3200 block of Rutledge Walk at about 7 p.m. Police said the caller told them the man allegedly involved might be armed. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 24 | via The Gloucester County Times
CAMDEN - The chef of a Philadelphia restaurant who was booked on federal child pornography charges earlier this year is now facing similar charges in New Jersey following a Monday hearing in U.S. District Court, in Washington. Alexander Capasso, 42, of Collingswood, was arrested in July after undercover FBI investigators allegedly had online conversations with him, which included trading sexually explicit photos of minors. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 18 | via WESH-TV
An arrest has been made in the death of a man who was found shot to death back in March in Lake County. Summer Knowles has the story. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 18 | via The Orlando Sentinel
A Leesburg man was arrested in New Jersey Monday, and is facing a first-degree murder charge in Lake County , deputies said. A warrant was issued Nov. 12 for the arrest of Joshua Richard Quinones, who deputies suspect killed 20-year-old Flavio Medina. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 18 | via The Daily Commercial
A 22-year-old local man, wanted for murder in the shooting death of a man found in the Clermont area earlier this year, has been arrested during a traffic stop. Comment?
Sunday Nov 15 | via CBS Local
CAMDEN, N.J. - Overall crime statistics continue to show a decline on the streets of Camden since a county takeover of the police department two and half years ago, but there are some crimes going the other way of late. Year to date, there has been a 14% increase in shootings in Camden compared to last year. Comment?
Monday Nov 9 | via NJ.com
MILLVILLE - A suspect in one of the two shootings from Thursday was arrested without incident the following day, according to city police. Jerome E. Langley, 30, of Millville, was charged Friday with criminal attempt homicide, aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose and certain person not to possess a weapon. Comment?
Sunday Nov 8 | via The Gloucester County Times
CAMDEN - A 44-year-old Camden man was killed early Sunday morning after a shooting on Pershing Street, police said. Andre Matthews, 44, was found lying on the sidewalk after police responded to the 1400 block of Pershing Street at 3:12 a.m. Matthews was taken to Cooper University Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 4:32 a.m. from injuries, authorities reported. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 4 | via KDWN
It's a truth addicts and health providers know well: Naloxone can reverse heroin overdoses, but it can't cure the addictions that cause them. In a small but growing number of places, people who land in hospitals after being revived by the drug are being guided toward long-term treatment. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 4 | via Norwalk Citizen News
In this Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 file photograph, a small bottle of the opiate overdose treatment drug, naloxone, also known by its brand name Narcan, is displayed at the South Jersey AIDS Alliance in Atlantic City, N.J. Naloxone works by blocking the brain receptors that opiates latch onto and helping the body "remember" to take in air. the treatment drug works most of the time, but national statistics aren't kept on what happens to people who are revived. Comment?
Oct 29, 2015 | via Philly.com
Investigators are searching for the person who killed a man execution-style in Camden early Thursday, gunning him down as he sat in a car in the Gateway neighborhood. The ShotSpotter gunfire-notification system drew police to 10th Street and Atlantic Avenue just before 12:15 a.m. They found William Alvarez, 25, suffering from gunshot wounds in the driver's seat. Comment?
Oct 28, 2015 | via NewsLI.com
Authorities didn't act on a woman's rape allegations against a Honduran man in the U.S. illegally until after he came back months later to kidnap and rape her again in front of their 2-year-old child. Jose Amaya-Vasquez, a Honduran man that has entered the U.S. three times illegally, was scheduled to appear in court Monday after allegedly kidnapping and raping his ex-girlfriend during a four-day drive in May from Kansas City, Mo., to Camden, N.J. The woman first called police after she claimed she was raped by Amaya-Vasquez Feb. 14 in her home in Kansas City. Comment?
Oct 23, 2015 | via MyFoxPhilly
Camden, NJ Camden County police say they are investigating several burglaries and working to determine the rightful owners of stolen goods recovered Wednesday during the execution of a search warrant. Police say Manuel Mendoza, 41, of Camden, was arrested October 12th and charged with 16 counts of burglary stemming from car burglaries. Comment?
Oct 19, 2015 | via The Gloucester County Times
LOGAN TWP. - A disturbance on Township Line road led to the arrest of a Pennsauken man who allegedly punctured tires and punched someone in the face, according to township police. Comment?
Oct 19, 2015 | via Philly.com
CAMDEN Camden and federal authorities are offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of a 19-year-old city man eyed in a Sept. 13 fatal shooting. Comment?
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