Gloucester City Crime

Gloucester City Crime

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  • Police: Man with railroad spike threatened cop

    Saturday Jul 7 | via Courier-Post 

    Police: Man with railroad spike threatened officer Donald Canning III of Gloucester City was armed with a railroad spike when police pepper-sprayed him, authorities say Check out this story on courierpostonline.com: GLOUCESTER CITY - A city man armed with a railroad spike was pepper-sprayed after ignoring an officer's commands to back down, police said. Donald J. Canning III, 51, of the 800 block of Jersey Avenue was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, resisting arrest and defiant trespass.

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  • Pa. man, teen flee police, die in fiery NJ crash

    Jun 10, 2018 | via Pocono Record 

    Authorities say a Pennsylvania man fleeing from police and a teenage boy were killed when the car they were in struck a tree in a New Jersey town and burst into flames. A Toms River police officer started pursuing the vehicle driven by 29-year-old Rynell Bennett shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday because it had been connected to a shooting in Lakewood earlier in the day.

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    Jun 8, 2018 | via WPXI 

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  • Teen alleges Gloucester City police assault

    Jun 6, 2018 | via Courier-Post 

    Teen's lawsuit challenges Gloucester City arrest Student says she was barred from classroom, youth activities without due process Check out this story on courierpostonline.com: CAMDEN - A Gloucester City teenager has filed a civil rights lawsuit over her arrest after a fight at a youth basketball game last year. The girl, identified only as A.N., also asserts she was banned improperly from her classroom and from "community youth activities" in the wake of a disturbance at Cold Springs Elementary School.

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  • Lawsuit claims cop threw girl by her hair during ill...

    Jun 5, 2018 | via The Jersey Journal 

    A teenager is suing Gloucester City police and school officials, claiming an officer threw her to the ground by her hair in an illegal arrest during a brawl at a 2017 youth basketball game . The lawsuit, originally filed in Superior Court but moved to U.S. District Court in Camden Monday, says the officer assaulted the girl for "cursing" and later filed charges of simple assault, aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and disorderly conduct, all of which were later dropped.

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