Somers Point Crime
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Recent Crime News
Monday Sep 22 | via Lower Township Gazette
A 15-year old student from Somers Point was arrested by Linwood Police Wednesday, Sept. 17 after bringing a fake but very realistic looking gun to school in his back pack. Comment?
Friday Sep 19 | via The Jersey Journal
A 15-year-old student at Mainland High School allegedly brought a realistic looking toy gun to school on Wednesday. LINWOOD - A day after the council in Atlantic City voted to ban the sale of realistic toy guns, a student in a nearby town was arrested for bringing a fake firearm to school. Comment?
Thursday Sep 11 | via New Jersey State Police
Detectives from the New Jersey State Police Major Crimes Unit, and Troop "A" Criminal Investigations Office, working in cooperation with the Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office, have arrested Jose Martinez, 27, and Omar Galvez, 34, both from Bridgeton, N.J., for the murder of Jennifer Cruz-Chavez. On Sunday, August 24, at approximately 4:35 p.m., troopers responded to Buckshutem Road in the area of milepost 4 for the report of a body being discovered by hunters in a wooded area located just off of the roadway. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 9 | via The Jersey Journal
A Somers Point man admitted Tuesday to killing or attempting to kill hawks spanning four species protected under federal law, according to U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman. Robert Losasso, 69, pleaded guilty in federal court to six counts of violating the Migratory Bird Treaty Act for shooting the birds from his home, fatally shooting or attempting to shoot red-tailed, sharp-shinned, red-shouldered and Cooper's hawks on several occasions. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 9 | via Patch.com
A Somers Point man admitted to killing or attempting to kill four different species of protected birds, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced on Tuesday. Robert Losasso, 69, pleaded guilty today to six counts of violating the Migratory Bird Treaty Act for shooting the federally-protected hawks from his home. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 2 | via NJ.com
Jose Martinez, 27, and Omar Galvez, 34, both of Ellis Square, were charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder, aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. Over the course of a three-week investigation, New Jersey State Police detectives discovered that Cruz-Chavez was last scene leaving a party at a Bridgeton residence and getting into a van with Martinez and Galvez, reports indicated. Comment?
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