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CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST WANTS N.J. ATTORNEY GENERAL TO INVESTIGATE FATAL BRIDGETON SHOOTING

Civil rights activists assembled outside the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office on Wednesday to request that the New Jersey Attorney General investigate the fatal shooting of Jerame Reid. The 36-year-old Upper Deerfield man was shot and killed by Bridgeton police officers after a traffic stop on Dec. 30th. Bridgeton police released …

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NEARLY TWO DOZEN SHOTS FIRED IN BRIDGETON

23 shell casings were found on the street as a result of a gun battle in Bridgeton.  It happened early Tuesday morning in the 200 block of Bank Street.  Officers were called to the scene of the shootout shortly after 3am; at least two people were firing bullets at each …

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BRIDGETON MAN ARRESTED FOR ONLINE THREATS

A Bridgeton man was arrested after police found him making threatening posts on social media. On Friday afternoon police arrested 31-year-old Breion Russell for posting threats toward police officers on Facebook and allegedly making threatening comments about a judge with the Bridgeton Municipal Court. Russell was charged with one count …

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