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BRIDGETON MAYOR CALLS FOR FAIR INVESTIGATION

Bridgeton Mayor Albert Kelly is expecting a fair investigation by the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office into a fatal police shooting earlier this month.  Kelly spoke to the media right before the weekend regarding the shooting of Jerame Reid.  Civil rights leaders and others have been critical of the response of …

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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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