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Man, 59, Fatally Shot In Camden: Prosecutor Man, 59, Fatally Shot In Camden: Prosecutor
Man, 59, Fatally Shot In Camden: Prosecutor A 59-year-old Camden man was shot and killed in the city on Wednesday, Jan. 10, authorities said. Kyle Young was pronounced dead at about 5:25 p.m., according to Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay alongside Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. Camden County Police responded to the 100 block of Rand Street in Camden after receiving a 911 call for the report of a deceased male, they said. Upon arrival, police and EMS found Young suffering from gunshot wounds, they said. No arrests had been made. This investigation is active and ongoing at this time. Any…
Man, 38, Dies Of Injuries From Camden Shooting: Prosecutor Man, 38, Dies Of Injuries From Camden Shooting: Prosecutor
Man, 38, Dies Of Injuries From Camden Shooting: Prosecutor A 38-year-old Camden man died Friday Dec. 15 from injuries sustained in a shooting three weeks earlier, authorities said. On Nov. 20, at 9:08 p.m., Camden County Police responded to Hunter Drive after receiving a 911 call for a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The man, who was later identified as Anthony Young, 38, was transported to Cooper University Hospital. Young remained at the hospital in critical condition until Dec. 15, when he succumbed to the injuries and was pronounced deceased at 1:25 p…
Mexico-Bound Killer Decapitated Victim Then Dumped Her Body Near Camden Overpass: Affidavit Mexico-Bound Killer Decapitated Victim Then Dumped Her Body Near Camden Overpass: Affidavit
Mexico-Bound Killer Decapitated Victim Then Dumped Her Body Near Camden Overpass: Affidavit Gruesome details are coming to light in the death of a 26-year-old New Jersey woman. Police documents obtained by Daily Voice are painting a horrifying story in the death of Cathleen McGrath, of Haddon Township. ** WARNING: The following news report contains graphic information. ** Reports of a body wrapped in clear, black trash bags brought Camden County police officers to the area near the overpass at 8th Street and Atlantic Avenue, just before 2 p.m. on Nov. 15, according to an affidavit obtained by Daily Voice. "Investigation revealed the victim was Cathleen McGrath," the complaint re…
Camden Teenager Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Man, Wounding Woman: Prosecutor Camden Teenager Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Man, Wounding Woman: Prosecutor
Camden Teenager Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Man, Wounding Woman: Prosecutor A Camden teenager has been arrested and charged for fatally shooting a man and wounding a woman last month, authorities said. Avonte Muse, 19, was charged with killing Akeem Jenkins, 33, and wounding a 32-year-old woman, both from Camden, Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez said on Tuesday, Nov. 14. Muse was charged with first-degree murder and second-degree aggravated assault, they said. Muse was arrested by Camden County police on an unrelated charge on Nov. 4 and is currently in the Camden County Jail, they said…
Speeding South Jersey Driver Charged In Crash Killing Bicyclist, Injuring Another: Prosecutor Speeding South Jersey Driver Charged In Crash Killing Bicyclist, Injuring Another: Prosecutor
Speeding South Jersey Driver Charged In Crash Killing Bicyclist, Injuring Another: Prosecutor A 32-year-old man from Oaklyn has been charged in a crash that killed one child bicyclist and injured another, authorities said. Troy Kee II was charged on Wednesday, Oct. 25 with death by auto and assault by auto, according to Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. Kee was also issued several motor vehicle summonses. On Sept. 25 at 7:53 p.m., Camden County Police officers were dispatched to Mt. Ephraim Avenue and Ferry Avenue for a motor vehicle accident involving two child bicyclists. Officers found that t…
18-Year-Old Man Shot Dead In Camden: Prosecutor 18-Year-Old Man Shot Dead In Camden: Prosecutor
18-Year-Old Man Shot Dead In Camden: Prosecutor An 18-year-old man was shot dead in Camden, authorities said. Jesus Manuel Ortiz-Hernandez, of Camden City. was killed on Wednesday, Oct. 18, according to Camden County Prosecutorj Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. At 4:14 p.m., Camden County Police responded to the 2700 block of Hayes Avenue for a ShotSpotter activation. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim at 22nd Street and River Road who was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital, and he was pronounced decease…
Seen Him? 15-Year-Old Boy Goes Missing In Camden Seen Him? 15-Year-Old Boy Goes Missing In Camden
Seen Him? 15-Year-Old Boy Goes Missing In Camden A 15-year-old boy has gone missing in Camden, authorities said. Mason McDonel has been reported missing from his residence on the 1000 Block of Atlantic Avenue, according to Camden County police. He was last seen wearing a tan shirt and grey sweatpants.  He is described as  5’6” tall and weighing 213 pounds with brown shoulder-length hair and brown eyes.  He is known to frequent the area of 10th and Atlantic Avenue in Centerville, and the transportation centers. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the CCPD tip line at (856) 757 – 7042.
Seen Her? 14-Year-Old Girl Goes Missing In Camden Seen Her? 14-Year-Old Girl Goes Missing In Camden
Seen Her? 14-Year-Old Girl Goes Missing In Camden A 14-year-old girl has gone missing in Camden, authorities said. Arabic Carrell-Speight was reported missing from her home on the 1100 Block of Empire Avenue in Camden, Camden County police said on Monday, July 31. She was last seen wearing blue cut-off shorts and a black shirt.  She is known to frequent the Parkside section of Camden. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the CCPD tip line at (856) 757 – 7042. 
Philly 'Thugs' Comment Prompts Outrage: Camden Official Faces Backlash Philly 'Thugs' Comment Prompts Outrage: Camden Official Faces Backlash
Philly 'Thugs' Comment Prompts Outrage: Camden Official Faces Backlash A Camden County official is facing backlash after attributing the July 4 shooting of a 6-year-old girl to "thugs" from Philadelphia.  In his remarks, Camden County Commissioner Louis Cappelli Jr. claimed that many guns "confiscated from the streets of Camden come from out of state, usually across the river from Philadelphia or Pennsylvania." "One of the suspects has a tie to Philadelphia," he continued. "We just want to send a message to the thugs and criminals and gun-bearing freaks over in Philadelphia who live in a society of lawlessness: we don't want you here," the Commissioner sai…
Camden County Man, 27, Killed In Shooting: Prosecutor Camden County Man, 27, Killed In Shooting: Prosecutor
Camden County Man, 27, Killed In Shooting: Prosecutor Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Camden, authorities said. On Sunday, June 25, 2023, at 4:12 p.m., Camden County Police officers heard possible gunfire, and received a ShotSpotter activation on the 900 block of Newton Avenue, according to Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay. Officers were then informed of a victim suffering from a gunshot wound who had arrived at Cooper University Hospital.  The shooting victim, later identified as Daniel Rivera, 27, of Woodlynne, was pronounced dead at 11:17 p.m., MacAulay said. The inv…
NJ Dealer Awaiting Trial For Shooting Detectives Gets 13 Years In Federal Drug Takedown NJ Dealer Awaiting Trial For Shooting Detectives Gets 13 Years In Federal Drug Takedown
NJ Dealer Awaiting Trial For Shooting Detectives Gets 13 Years In Federal Drug Takedown A manager of a major New Jersey drug ring who's awaiting trial for shooting two undercover detectives must spend 13 years in federal custody after taking a plea deal from the government in a separate case. Juan Figueroa, 25, was the last of 19 members of the Bloods-related group who were convicted following a federal assault on an open-air drug market in Camden that provided walkup and drive-by service to its customers. Figueroa and two associates were also charged in state court with ambushing two Camden County Police detectives who were investigating the ring, which peddled heroin, crack,…
Man Charged In Fatal Camden Shooting: Prosecutor Man Charged In Fatal Camden Shooting: Prosecutor
Man Charged In Fatal Camden Shooting: Prosecutor A 26-year-old Camden man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting, authorities said. Dimear Caraballo was charged with murder and weapons offenses, according to Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On Monday, Jan. 23, Camden County police received a ShotSpotter activation for gunfire at 8:21 a.m. on the 1100 block of Lansdowne Avenue in Camden. Police found a male victim, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was identified as Mustapha Gbassa, 35, of Camden. Gbassa was transported to Virtua Hospit…
Man, 35, Shot Dead In Camden: Prosecutor Man, 35, Shot Dead In Camden: Prosecutor
Man, 35, Shot Dead In Camden: Prosecutor A 35-year-old man was shot dead Monday, Jan. 23, in Camden, authorities said. Camden County police received a ShotSpotter activation for gunfire at 8:21 a.m. in the 1100 block of Lansdowne Avenue, according to Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. Police found a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was identified as Mustapha Gbassa, 35, of Camden. Gbassa was transported to Virtua Hospital, and he was pronounced dead at 8:31 a.m., they said. This investigation is active and ongoing.  Anyo…
Suspects Arrested During Standoff With South Jersey Police Suspects Arrested During Standoff With South Jersey Police
Suspects Arrested During Standoff With South Jersey Police A Camden man shot at police during an attempted traffic stop and then locked himself in a garage in a four-hour standoff that ended with his arrest, authorities said. Two other suspects were arrested. Otto Simpson, 29, of Camden, was one of four people in a car that Camden County Police officers tried to pull over on the 2700 block of North Saunders Street at about 2:45 p.m, Wednesday, Nov. 9, Camden County police said. As police tried to stop the car, Simpson got out and shot at police, police said. Simpson and a second man in the car then ran to a garage on the 2600 block of High Street.…
NJ Woman Believed Killed By Son Remembered As Doting Mom NJ Woman Believed Killed By Son Remembered As Doting Mom
NJ Woman Believed Killed By Son Remembered As Doting Mom Sandra Richman spent much of her life looking after her two sons, her obituary says. On May 23, it was one of them who police say killed her. Gary Richman, 36, is facing a manslaughter charge for the death of his mom 65-year-old mom, Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez said. The pair had left their Pedricktown home and went to the Cramer Hill section of Camden that day, police said. Sometime during the drive, Sandra suffered a blunt force head injury, MacAulay and Rodriguez said. Gary took his mom to Cooper University Hospit…
1 Dead, 2 Wounded In Camden Shootings 1 Dead, 2 Wounded In Camden Shootings
1 Dead, 2 Wounded In Camden Shootings A man was killed and two others were wounded in shootings in Camden, authorities said. Liaquia L. Moore, 21, was pronounced dead at 12:35 a.m., Monday, Oct. 3 at Cooper University Hospital, according to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office. On Sunday, Oct. 2, at 11:22 p.m,, Camden County Police received a 911 call with a report of multiple gunshots in the 1000 block of Diamond Street. Shortly after that 911 call was answered, Camden County Police received an additional 911 call for a report of a male who was shot. Officers arrived at the 1000 block of Kaighns Avenue and located a man suffe…
Hit-Run Driver Strikes, Kills Motorcyclist In South Jersey: Report Hit-Run Driver Strikes, Kills Motorcyclist In South Jersey: Report
Hit-Run Driver Strikes, Kills Motorcyclist In South Jersey: Report Police are on the lookout for a hit-and-run driver in Camden County, NJ Advance Media reported. On Tuesday, Aug. 30 at about 3:30 p.m., a champagne-colored Nissan Maxima collided with a motorcycle at Sayres Avenue and Mount Ephraim Avenue in South Camden and fled the scene, the outlet said, quoting Camden County Police. The man on the motorcycle died of his injuries after being brought to a local hospital and was later identified as 41-year-old Willieant Cooper, the report says. The suspect vehicle reportedly has seriously damage, a broken rear windshield, and a missing rear…
Woman, 21, Shot Dead In South Jersey: Prosecutor Woman, 21, Shot Dead In South Jersey: Prosecutor
Woman, 21, Shot Dead In South Jersey: Prosecutor Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting of a 21-year-old woman in Camden. On Sunday, July 10, at 11:48 p.m., Camden County police received a Shot Spotter alert in the 1500 block of Admiral Wilson Blvd., according to Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. Police were later notified that the victim, Paopei Goodman, was transported to Cooper University Medical Center. Goodman, of Camden, was pronounced deceased at 12:02 a.m. on July 11, by Dr. Negron- Nunez, they said. This investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with infor…
NJ Man Paralyzed In Police Incident Will Get $10M NJ Man Paralyzed In Police Incident Will Get $10M
NJ Man Paralyzed In Police Incident Will Get $10M A New Jersey man paralyzed in a 2014 police encounter will get $10 million in what might be the largest police brutality settlement in state history. Xavier Ingram was being chased by police for an outstanding warrant and driving violation, when he tripped and fell on a Camden street, NJ Advance Media reports citing his attorney. That's when a Camden County police officer stepped on his neck, cracking it audibly, the outlet said. Ingram blacked out and came to in a hospital bed, leaving him paralyzed from the neck down. The settlement reached last week still needs approval from a…
US Marshals Arrest Fugitive In Fatal Camden Shopping Center Shooting: Prosecutor US Marshals Arrest Fugitive In Fatal Camden Shopping Center Shooting: Prosecutor
US Marshals Arrest Fugitive In Fatal Camden Shopping Center Shooting: Prosecutor A 28-year-old fugitive has been arrested by US Marshals in connection with a fatal shooting at a Camden shopping center, authorities said. Shakeem Cook, of Camden, was arrested on Wednesday, Feb. 16, at approximately 10:40 p.m., according to Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. He has been charged with first-degree murder and related weapons offenses in the death of 31-year-old Kadeem McBride of Sicklerville, they said. On Sunday, Feb. 13, at approximately 3:54 p.m., Camden police responded to the 2700 block of Mount Ephraim Avenue fo…
'Lost For Words': Victim Killed In Camden Shooting Was Loved By Many 'Lost For Words': Victim Killed In Camden Shooting Was Loved By Many
'Lost For Words': Victim Killed In Camden Shooting Was Loved By Many A community in Camden County is mourning the loss of a 31-year-old man killed in a weekend shooting. Kadeem McBride was shot on the 2700 block of Mount Ephraim Avenue around 3:55 p.m. in Camden, according to Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. McBride was found by police suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, and taken to Cooper Hospital where he died at 7:09 p.m., authorities said. Condolences poured in. Took me a minute to put this 1 up. Can’t believe I’m putting this pic up following the word rip. Kadeem Mcbride I’m goin...…
NJ Man Convinced By Ex-Con To Rob Bank Gets 92 Months In Federal Prison NJ Man Convinced By Ex-Con To Rob Bank Gets 92 Months In Federal Prison
NJ Man Convinced By Ex-Con To Rob Bank Gets 92 Months In Federal Prison A Camden man was sentenced to 92 months in federal prison for his role in a holdup spree by a serial bank robber. Laque Hunter, 37, was recruited to rob the Ocean First Bank in Collingswood in July 2018 by Anthony L. Livingston, 50, also of Camden. Livingston helped with a demand note and even drove Hunter to the bank, authorities said. The two then split the proceeds. Livington had only just been released from federal prison less than two weeks earlier after serving 18 years for robbing eight South Jersey banks in 2000 and 2001. A day after he was freed, Livingston robbed a PNC Bank…
Standout Basketball Star's Accused Killer Nabbed By US Marshals: Camden Prosecutor Standout Basketball Star's Accused Killer Nabbed By US Marshals: Camden Prosecutor
Standout Basketball Star's Accused Killer Nabbed By US Marshals: Camden Prosecutor The man accused of gunning down a former standout basketball star last November was arrested by members of the US Marshals Regional Task Force, authorities in Camden County said. Takwail Bailey, 29, was shot and killed on Nov. 28, 2021. Lesure Funari, 23, was apprehended on a charge of first-degree murder and related offenses at a Camden home on Jan. 7, Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez said. Bailey was found suffering from a gunshot wound on the 1000 block of Lois Street. He died of his injuries on that same day just befor…
US Marshals Arrest South Jersey Man In Fatal Stabbing US Marshals Arrest South Jersey Man In Fatal Stabbing
US Marshals Arrest South Jersey Man In Fatal Stabbing A 52-year-old man from Camden has been arrested by U.S. Marshals in connection with a fatal stabbing, authorities said. Ruben Espinoza was arrested on Sunday and charged with first-degree murder, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabe Rodriquez. Police responded to the 2400 block of Federal Street in East Camden shortly after 3 p.m. on Dec. 16 on a report of a stabbing, police said.  Patrol officers found Michael Lane, 47,  suffering from a single stab wound, MacAulay and Rodriguez said. Lane was taken to Cooper Ho…
Gunman Nabbed In Camden Shooting That Killed Teen: Authorities Gunman Nabbed In Camden Shooting That Killed Teen: Authorities
Gunman Nabbed In Camden Shooting That Killed Teen: Authorities A Camden man wanted on murder charges was captured by members of the U.S Marshals Service in Pine Hill, authorities said Tuesday. Jihad Williams, 24, is accused of fatally shooting a 16-year-old boy on Dec. 12, Acting Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez said. The boy was rushed to Cooper Hospital after being shot on the 2100 block of Sewell Street around 8:20 p.m., and died about an hour later, authorities said. Meanwhile, Williams was identified as a suspect and charged Tuesday with first-degree murder and weapons offenses, auth…
Camden Man Stabbed Dead In Broad Daylight: Police Camden Man Stabbed Dead In Broad Daylight: Police
Camden Man Stabbed Dead In Broad Daylight: Police A 47-year-old man was stabbed dead in Camden on Thursday, Dec. 16, authorities said. Michael Lane was found with a stab wound on the 2400 block of Federal Street around 3:10 p.m., Acting Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez said. He was taken to Cooper Hospital and died of his injuries at approximately 4:45 p.m. The deceased male has been identified as Michael Lane, 47, of Camden. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Kevin Courtney with the CCPO Homicide Unit at 856-397-6770 or CCPD Detective Shawn Donlon at 856-6…
Man, 29, Gunned Down In Camden Man, 29, Gunned Down In Camden
Man, 29, Gunned Down In Camden Authorities have identified the 29-year-old man gunned down Sunday in Camden. Takwail Bailey was rushed to Cooper University Hospital after being shot on the 1000 block of Louis Street just after 10:30 p.m., Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez said. He was pronounced dead at 10:57 p.m. Anyone with information is asked to call CCPO Homicide Unit Detective Andy McNeil at 609-575-2231 or Camden County Police Detective Shawn Donlon at 856-655-1334. Tips can also be sent anonymously to ccpotips@ccprosecutor.org.
Police Search For Camden Man Missing For Days Police Search For Camden Man Missing For Days
Police Search For Camden Man Missing For Days Police in Camden are looking for a man reported missing for several days. Michael Rodriguez, 58, was last seen on the 900 block of North 3rd Street Nov. 18, Camden County police said. He is described a Hispanic male, 5’9”, 170 pounds, balding with brown eyes. He may be wearing a black or dark blue jacket. Rodriguez is known to frequent the area of 3rd & Benson streets and the Broadway corridor. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the CCPD tip line at (856) 757-7042.
Serial NJ Bank Robber Who Served 18 Years Headed Back To Fed Pen For At Least 16 More Serial NJ Bank Robber Who Served 18 Years Headed Back To Fed Pen For At Least 16 More
Serial NJ Bank Robber Who Served 18 Years Headed Back To Fed Pen For At Least 16 More A convicted bank robber from Camden who just couldn’t stop is headed back to federal prison for more than 16 years. Anthony L. Livingston, 50, robbed a PNC Bank in Gloucester Township on July 14, 2018 (photos above), a day after he’d been released after serving more than 18 years in federal prison for robbing eight South Jersey banks in 2000 and 2001, authorities said. Ten days after the Gloucester holdup, Livingston tried to recruit a homeless man to rob another PNC branch, this one in Stratford, they said. Livingston “instructed the man on how to rob the bank, gave him a demand note to s…
US Marshals Help Arrest Fugitive Wanted For Murder In Virginia US Marshals Help Arrest Fugitive Wanted For Murder In Virginia
US Marshals Help Arrest Fugitive Wanted For Murder In Virginia A fugitive wanted for his role in a Camden homicide has been captured in Virginia, authorities said. Michael Allen, 19, of Collingswood, was taken into custody by members of the U.S. Marshals Service Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force from Norfolk, VA,  Thursday at a residence in Newport News, Virginia, Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez said. Allen was charged on Oct. 29 with first-degree murder in the death of 28-year-old Lamont Demby of Camden. Demby was fatally shot in the area of Jackson Street and Warsaw Street…
28-Year-Old Camden Man Shot Dead, Prosecutor Says 28-Year-Old Camden Man Shot Dead, Prosecutor Says
28-Year-Old Camden Man Shot Dead, Prosecutor Says A 28-year-old Camden man was shot dead in broad daylight, authorities said. Officers discovered Lamont Demby with multiple gunshot wounds near Jackson and Warsaw Streets around 3:20 p.m. Friday, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. He was rushed to Cooper University Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 4:11 p.m., authorities said. No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to call CCPO Homicide Unit detective Andy McNeil at 609-575-2231 or Camden County police detective Matthew Kreidler …