Law & Justice

October 10, 2019

CAMDEN, NJ — A law student at Rutgers University–Camden has been banned from the campus over posts in a school Facebook group "characterized as disturbing." The posts Thursday morning were shared to a closed page for Rutgers Law students, according to a message sent this afternoon to the campus ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Jill S. Mayer, who currently serves as a deputy director in the state's Division of Criminal Justice, will take over as acting Camden County Prosecutor when Mary Eva Colalillo retires at the end of the month, the Attorney General's office announced Thursday. Colalillo was appointed ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A Camden County grand jury indicted two men on charges of kidnapping and murder of Curtis Jenkins III, the grandson of the Camden City council president. Brandon Beverly, 32, of Westville, and Jalen Carr, 22, of Sicklerville, were indicted on charges of felony murder, kidnapping, ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A Camden woman accused of stabbing her identical twin sister to death during a drunk altercation on an East Camden street has pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge. Amanda Ramirez, 27, entered a guilty plea to second-degree manslaughter Thursday in the killing of Anna Ramirez. She ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A Camden woman has been charged with the murder of her toddler son, whose decomposing body was found in an alleyway nearly a year ago. A Camden County Grand Jury indicted Tynaizha Brown, 24, on three charges in connection to the death of 20-month-old Jah'vi Brown, authorities said ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 30-year-old Camden County man has been arrested and charged with murdering a Plainsboro woman who was found dead in her apartment in June, police say. Kenneth C. Saal, 30, of Lindenwold, was arrested Wednesday and charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Poor physical or mental health increases the likelihood that formerly-incarcerated individuals will return to crime and end up back in prison, according to a new Rutgers University–Camden study. The study is the first one known to identify the indirect links between health ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Rolex watches and a couple Rolls Royce automobiles were some of the items bought by the owner of a Camden County janitorial supply company who cashed in on fraudulent invoices and unpaid taxes for 10 years, and now owes more than $10 million in restitution. Mitchell Bleicher, 53, ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Two men charged in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Curtis Jenkins III, grandson of the Camden City Council President, were ordered held until trial at detention hearings Thursday. Family and friends of Jenkins filled the courtroom before Superior Court Judge Edward ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Several organizations from the city and beyond will band together Friday to call for the closure of ICE detention centers in the state. The Lights For Liberty Rally will start at the intersection of Albany and George streets at 6:30 p.m. Central Jersey Democratic ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Illegal guns tend to be the focus of crimes committed, but there are high risks of intimate partner homicide with legally-purchased firearms as well, according to a new Rutgers University–Camden study. The study — an analysis of 16 states conducted by Richard Stansfield and Daniel ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A detention hearing scheduled today for a Westville man accused of the kidnapping and murder of the grandson of the Camden City Council President was postponed due to charges upgraded since his arrest. Police initially charged Brandon Beverly, 32, with kidnapping and aggravated ...

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TRENTON, NJ — The arrest of 75 fugitives, including 26 gang members, in Camden and Atlantic City was announced Wednesday as part of a multi-agency, anti-violence initiative, a joint release read from the state Attorney General and U.S. Marshal for New Jersey. Among those arrested through ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A Westville man has been charged with first-degree murder in the abduction and death of Camden resident Curtis Jenkins III, the Camden County Prosecutor's Office said in a news conference. Brandon Beverly, 32, on Tuesday was charged with kidnapping and aggravated assault in ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The body of Camden resident Curtis Jenkins III was found late Tuesday night, two days after his apparent abduction from the Fairview neighborhood, according to police.  Jenkins, 20, was found dead by authorities around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday in an abandoned garage on the 1100 block of ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A Camden-based health care foundation has agreed to pay $1.1 million to resolve claims arising from how they administered community service grants funded through the Corporation for National and Community Service, according to a joint announcement today from the U.S. Attorneys offices ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A unique opportunity to take the lead on national initiatives was presented to the Camden County Police Department this week. The CCPD on Wednesday and Thursday hosted a United States Department of Justice conference on the implementation and use of technologies on the job, attended ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — South Jersey officials with ties to Camden are aiming for steeper penalties in stifling a widespread issue of illegal off-road vehicle use. Representatives from the 5th Legislative District announced plans Friday to back long-stalled bill updates to state law that will increase ...

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CAMDEN, NJ - The Camden County Police Department in April unveiled its participation in the STOPit App, offering citizens a way to anonymously report crimes or provide tips through their smartphone. Just over a month later, the first police department in New Jersey to use the app has shared ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — It's the time of year where police agencies across the country hope to crack down on unbuckled drivers and passengers. Officers from the Camden County Police Department are joining the effort of the "Click It or Ticket" campaign, which combines high-visibility checkpoints and ...

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PENNSAUKEN, NJ — A local teacher consumed alcohol prior to crashing her car through the front of a Park Avenue pizzeria and injuring three people early this month, the Camden County Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday. Kimberly Killion, 34, was charged with two counts of driving under the ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A national initiative could give Camden County another avenue in its fight against the opioid crisis - expanding the jail's treatment program. The Camden County Jail has been selected to join 15 jurisdictions across the country to participate in the Planning Initiative to Build ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The Camden County Police Department achieved a status not held by another unit in the county. The department has earned accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), called the "gold standard of public safety accreditations." Agencies ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Authorities arrested a Camden man on Sunday in connection with a fatal stabbing two days earlier in the Bergen Square neighborhood. Daeshon Davis, 22, is charged with first-degree murder, as well as unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, ...

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PENNSAUKEN, NJ — Police are hoping the public can help identify individuals involved in a shooting, including one victim, early Friday morning. A shooting occurred at approximately 5:18 a.m. at the corner of Pleasant Avenue and 49th Street in Pennsauken, according to a release from the Camden ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Since the moment Jai Patel and his friends sought cover in a clothing store bathroom when gunfire erupted in a Jersey City Mall, all he has wanted to talk about is how to prevent something like that from ever happening again. Advocating to stop gun violence wasn’t new for ...

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BELLMAWR, NJ — A Bellmawr man who was working as a dialysis technician with Kennedy University Hospital was charged on Friday with possession of child pornography, according to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office. David Craft, 55, was transported to the Bellmawr Police Department for ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A Lindenwold man found guilty by a jury in December of nine counts, including aggravated sexual assault, committed more than two years earlier received a sentencing date. Michael Williams, whose status as a persistent offender can bring a sentence of up to life in prison, is ...

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GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ — A Gloucester City man on Wednesday was brought in on a charge of possession of child pornography, according to the Camden County Prosecutor's office. William Clark, 47, was processed at the Gloucester City Police Department and released with a future court date, according ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – The Camden County Police Department is looking for a missing woman from Fairview. Sheila Jackson, 53, was reported missing Wednesday from her home in the 1200 block of South Merrimac Road. She is described as a black woman, 5-foot 3-inches, 160 pounds, with brown eyes and black ...

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