Police & Fire

September 28, 2020

CAMDEN, NJ — An investigation is underway after a Camden man, 20, was shot in broad daylight on Friday, authorities said. "Police responded to several 911 calls reporting a person had been shot in the 3000 block of Hope Street around 3:25 p.m.," the prosecutor's office said in a ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The search presses on for the people who shot the home of two Camden police officers with their baby inside on Sept. 15 - with authorities now offering $100,000 for information that leads to an arrest.  The two officers, part of the city's neighborhood response team, were not ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A Camden man arrived at an area hospital at roughly 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday with a gunshot wound and died just after midnight Thursday, officials said. He was later identified as Carl James, 19, of Camden.  Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer and Camden County Police Chief ...

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6:22 p.m. update: The CCPD said Jaylin Gathright has been located and is no longer missing. CAMDEN, NJ — An 11-year-old Camden boy, from the city's Parkside neighborhood, was reporting missing Tuesday afternoon. The Camden County Police Department says Jaylin Gathright was last seen, "wearing ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Two Philadelphia men died from fatal wounds after gunshots broke out at the Wheels of Soul clubhouse in Camden early Sunday morning.  Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki said police responded to the clubhouse at roughly 1:45 a.m.

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CAMDEN, NJ — The reward money for information leading to the capture of the suspects who carried out last week's shooting attack on two Camden police officers and their infant has more than tripled since Chief Joe Wysocki provided details on the incident Thursday. As of Sunday morning, anyone ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Camden resident Cheryl Grant, 41, didn't’ have to tune into the news to learn about Tuesday's shooting attack on two city police officers and their baby. She heard the shots herself.  Six pops. In quick succession. “It was close to midnight when it happened. I knew right ...

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Editor's Note: The reward has been updated to $62,500. CAMDEN, NJ — As the manhunt for the gunmen who opened fire on the home of two Camden police officers continues, reward money for information that leads to their capture has been increased Friday to $40,000. Police Chief Joe Wysocki said ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The home of two Camden police officers — a male and female couple — was struck by half a dozen bullets Tuesday night with their 10-day-old newborn inside.  Camden County Police Chief Joe Wysocki, other law enforcement members and city officials are asking for the public’s help in ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The Camden County Prosecutor's Office (CCPO) is asking for the public's help in identifying a man believed to have information in connection to a fatal Camden shooting over the weekend. Meikko Walker, 40, of Magnolia, was found near South 5th and Cherry Street on Sunday night after ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The Camden County Police Department (CCPD) is asking for the public's help in finding a 26-year-old woman from Salem. Kelly Ann Rodriguez-Diaz was last seen on the 200 block of Erie Street in Camden on Sunday. "[Rodriguez-Diaz] is described as a Hispanic female, 5’1”, 217 pounds, ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Camden police officers have spent several weeks canvassing city neighborhoods to share information about resources for those dealing with drug addiction. As part of "Operation Helping Hand," officers - wearing face masks and socially distancing - have placed door hangers for ...

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CAMDEN, NJ - Police in Camden are currently investigating a late-night shooting Sunday near South 5th and Cherry Street in Camden that left one man dead of multiple gunshot wounds.  Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joe Wysocki said an officer on patrol ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The Camden Fire Department fought a blaze early Thursday morning at a vacant two-story dwelling on the 1700 block of South 6th Street in Camden.  A union spokesman told TAPinto Camden that the fire broke out at approximately 3:30 a.m. and took abut 40 minutes to bring under ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A Woodlyne man was fatally shot while in his vehicle at a Camden gas station late Monday night, authorities said this afternoon. Detectives are currently investigating the incident, which led to the death of Michael Milton of Woodlynne, said Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer and ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A Camden man was fatally stabbed in the chest Friday night, city and county authorities announced. Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki said the stabbing took place at the Northgate Apartments. Officers responded to a report of ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A Pennsauken man was taken into custody Tuesday and later charged in the fatal stabbing of Zaire Davis, 22, after a fight that took place in Camden.  Jared Streater, 28, was charged with one count of first-degree aggravated manslaughter following an investigation.  The Camden ...

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Editor's Update: The Camden County Police Department said Wednesday afternoon that Giberson was located. CAMDEN, NJ — A 43-year-old Camden man from Bergen Square is currently missing, the Camden County Police Department (CCPD) said Tuesday evening. Ronnie Giberson - described as a white male, ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A Glassboro man was arrested Monday and charged in the fatal shooting of a Camden man, the prosecutor's office said. Camden County Police Department (CCPD) officers responded to the 1600 block of Kolo Street on Aug. 24 around 11 p.m. following a ShotSpotter notification. When they ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A 47-year-old Lawnside man is charged with committing a 13-day-long string of "smash-and-grab" burglaries across eight Camden County towns including Camden City. Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer said Erik Wallace was charged with "numerous counts" of burglary, theft and ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Jose Garcia, 53, confessed Wednesday in helping to scheme the U.S. government out of thousands of dollars through fraudulently-procured electronic benefits transfer (EBT) cards — becoming the second man from the city to do so. Garcia pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Zaire Davis, 22, of Pennsauken, died Wednesday after he was fatally stabbed during a fight Tuesday night in Camden. Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki said a woman was also injured in the fight that took place at the intersection ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Michael Twiggs, 27 of Camden, died after suffering multiple wounds in a shooting Monday night, authorities said Tuesday. The shooting, which is currently under investigation, took place near the intersection of Kolo and Sheridan streets, Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer ...

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PENNSAUKEN — A search is underway for an unknown shooter or shooters, who fired multiple shots at a Pennsauken semi-pro football game Saturday evening, the Camden County Prosecutor's office announced. Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer and Pennsauken Police Chief John Nettleton said that ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Camden County Police officers responded to "a potentially volatile situation" Aug. 11, which involved a number of armed suspects. The police department said Officers Sean Barger, Danielle Colon, Michael Lichty, Christopher Moran and Christopher Murphy arrived on the scene and were ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The Camden County Police Department (CCPD) is looking for a missing 13-year-old from Liberty Park. Nah’ser Bynum, who resides on the 1000 block of Atlantic Avenue, was last seen Thursday walking west on Mt. Ephraim Avenue, the CCPD announced. "He is described as a black male, ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Mohammed Giasuddin, 47, of Pennsauken plead guilty of viewing "graphic images of children," the Camden County Prosecutor's Office announced Thursday evening. Giasuddin was charged with one count of third-degree possession of child pornography July 24, "after detectives went to his ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A group of faith leaders from Camden gathered Wednesday to ask the Camden County Police chief and other local officials to hear a set of demands they hope to see instilled in the department.  They included an internal investigation to root out racist officers, reallocation of the ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Khaliyah Keith, 11, of Camden's Liberty Park neighborhood has been missing since Thursday night, the Camden County Prosecutor's Office and the Camden County Police Department (CCPD) said Friday. If you know of the Keith's whereabouts call the CCPD tip line at (856) ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Camden County Police Officer Danielle Colon, who has been with the department since 2014, proved pivotal earlier this month in saving the life of a North Camden man. Colon, who serves on the CCPD's Neighborhood Response Team, was out on patrol on Aug. 2 when a resident approached ...

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