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Information sought on shooting suspect

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(Camden, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is investigating an incident in which a suspect shot a victim during a dispute and is asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect caught on surveillance video.

Just after 2:10 p.m. on July 25, officers responded to the area of 5th & Erie streets where a male victim was involved in a dispute with a suspect who brandished a gun, then shot the victim once in the leg before fleeing the area on foot. The victim was treated and released from Cooper University Hospital.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male wearing a white shirt and blue jeans. He can be seen after the incident on video which is posted on the Camden County Police Department Facebook page, here on the Unsolved Crime Videos page and at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCa0GONlIoc&feature=youtu.be

Anyone with information about this suspect or crime should call the Camden County Police Department tip line at: (856) 757-7042.

Officer of the Week – Prince Reed

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This week, the Camden County Police Department recognizes Officer Prince Reed who displayed courage and poise in the face of a life-threatening situation.

On the night of July 1, Officer Reed observed a suspicious vehicle. As Officer Reed investigated further, a subject drew a handgun and opened fire at Officer Reed with several rounds striking his car and a bullet fragment striking his arm. Officer Reed was able to drive away from the area under gunfire but returned to assist officers in the investigation while injured. Officer Reed was then taken to Cooper University Hospital and treated for his injury.

Detectives Mark Lee and Gordon Harvey led the investigation into this incident, and, along with the efforts of the entire Camden County Police Department Shooting Response Team and the U.S. Marshals, were able to quickly identify the suspect who shot Officer Reed. He was arrested on July 3 in Collingswood and has been charged with attempted murder and multiple weapons offenses.

“Incidents such as these serve as a reminder that at any moment, officers can find themselves in situations in which their lives and the lives of others are at risk,” said Chief J. Scott Thomson.

For his dedication and bravery, we honor Officer Reed as Camden County Police Department Officer of the Week.

Prince Reed

Information sought on theft suspect caught on video

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(Camden, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is investigating a theft that occurred Wednesday morning and is asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect caught on surveillance video.

Just after 9:50 a.m. on Wednesday, July 29, officers responded to the Pantry One convenience store at 1310 Collings Ave. to investigate a theft. The suspect – described as a black male wearing all black clothing and a ski mask – entered the store, jumped over a counter and took cash from a drawer before fleeing on foot. The suspect can be seen committing the crime on video posted on the Camden County Police Department Facebook page, here on the Unsolved Crime Videos page and at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ViykQJVuJQ&feature=youtu.be

Anyone with information about this suspect or crime should call the Camden County Police Department tip line at: (856) 757-7042.

Missing person – Christine Dallas

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(Camden, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is looking for a missing 15-year-old from North Camden.

Christine Dallas was reported missing today from her home on the 500 block of Elm Street. She is described as a black female, 5’5”, 120 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. She has a maroon book bag and New Balance sneakers and has been reported missing previously. She is known to frequent the areas of 6th & Elm, 7th & Elm and Parkside.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to immediately call the CCPD tip line at (856) 757-7042.

Christine Dallas

Missing person – Shaynia Wilkerson

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(Camden, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is looking for a missing 16-year-old from Centerville.

Shaynia Wilkerson was reported missing today from the 600 block of Woodland Avenue. She is described as a black female, 5’2”, 125 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. She was last seen wearing black tights, sandals and a black jacket with lace. She has been reported missing previously and was last seen on the 1800 block of E. Allegheny Avenue in Philadelphia.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call the CCPD tip line at (856) 757-7042.

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Steps for avoiding heat-related illness

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The Camden County health officer has issued a heat alert for Camden County effective from noon until 7 p.m. today, and again from noon until 7 p.m. on July 30.

To avoid heat-related illness, the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services recommends the following:

- Avoid, as much as possible, working or playing in the hot sun or other hot areas. If you must be out in the sun, wear a head covering. A wide-brimmed hat or visor will not only protect your head from intense rays of the sun, it will also provide a shield for your eyes.

- Use air-conditioners and fans. Open windows to release trapped hot air.

- Those taking regular medication should consult with their physician. Some medications cause an adverse reaction in hot weather.

- Wear lightweight clothing.

- Drink plenty of non-alcoholic liquids, warm and cool. Because the body loses fluids in the heat, drinking lots of liquids helps to avoid dehydration.

- Maintain a normal diet.

- Shower or bathe in water that is near skin temperature.

- Do not leave older people, children or pets alone in cars.

- The early warning signs of heat stress are decreased energy, slight loss of appetite, faintness, light-headedness and nausea. People experiencing these symptoms should go to a cool environment, drink liquids, remove excess clothing and rest.

Serious signs of heat stress include unconsciousness, rapid heartbeat, throbbing headache, dry skin, chest pain, mental confusion, irritability, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle cramps, staggering and difficulty breathing. People experiencing these symptoms should get to immediate medical attention. While waiting for help, move the person to a cool area, remove excess clothing, spray with water, and fan the person. In an emergency, dial 911.

Missing person – Nathaniel Cabrera

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(Camden, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is looking for a missing 16-year-old from Fairview.

Nathaniel Cabrera was reported missing today from his home on the 1100 block of Collings Road. He is described as a Hispanic male, 6’0”, 180 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red polo shirt, camouflage pants and black Nike Air Force 1 sneakers. He may be heading to Philadelphia.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the CCPD tip line at (856) 757-7042.

Nathaniel Cabrera

Officer of the Week – Michael Pantaleon

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This week, the Camden County Police Department is proud to recognize the hard work of Officer Michael Pantaleon.

Officer Pantaleon joined the department in 2013 after previously serving as an officer in Neptune and Belmar. He is assigned to the department’s Neighborhood Response Team in the 4th District.

On July 11, Officer Pantaleon responded to the 1100 block of Langham Avenue for a report of a man with a gun. After arriving on the scene, Officer Pantaleon quickly identified the suspect and observed that he was in possession of a gun. When the suspect ran from the scene, officers were able to quickly chase him down and place him under arrest. The suspect was found to be in possession of a loaded P89 Ruger handgun with an illegal extended magazine.

“Officer Pantaleon consistently demonstrates a high level of commitment and courage, and in this case he was able to identify a dangerous armed suspect and ensure that he was removed from the community,” said Lt. Linda Alicea.

We honor Officer Pantaleon as Camden County Police Department Officer of the Week. Also nominated were Officers Andrew Dunnet and Anthony Mallette and Officers Jason Diaz and Jae An.

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Missing Juvenile – Kahle Marquez

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(Camden, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is looking for a missing juvenile from the 1000 Block of Merrimac Street.

Kahle Marquez, 17, was reported missing this morning. He is described as a hispanic male, six feet and one inch tall, 150 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing rust colored pants and a tan T-shirt.  He is known to frequent the 2900 block of Yorkship Road as well as the Fairview area.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call the CCPD tip line at (856) 757-7042.

Kahle Marquez

Information sought on burglary suspect

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(Camden, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is investigating a burglary caught on video and asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect.

On July 21, at approximately 2 a.m. officers responded to investigate a burglary that occurred at the Broadway Family Center located at 250 Line Street.  Upon investigating, a surveillance video revealed the description of the suspect as a black male, thin build, wearing a grey shirt, blue jeans and a red hat.

The suspect can be seen in a video here: 

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIlFJ1VvqEg&feature=youtu.be

The footage shows the suspect walking through the facility and removing four one gallon juice bottles and leaving the building.

Anyone with information about this suspect should call the Camden County Police Department tip line at: (856) 757-7042.

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