All posts by Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office

Aulton Mears Homicide – 2017

Date of Incident: September 20, 2017 Address/Location: Myrtle Street and Lakeview Avenue Municipality: Bridgeton, NJ Victim: Aulton Mears  The Bridgeton Police Department and the CCPO Major Crimes Unit,  investigated the shooting death of Aulton Mears.  Officers discovered the victim, Aulton S. Mears of Bridgeton, NJ, located in his vehicle. Mears had sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was read more »

Leanard Resto Homicide – 2017

Date of Incident: February 20, 2017 Address/Location: Area of South East Avenue and York Streets Municipality: Bridgeton Victim: Leanard Resto  Bridgeton Police Department and CCPO Major Crimes Detectives investigated the shooting death of Leanard Resto when he was found shot to death in the alleyway located behind 135 East Avenue in the city of Bridgeton. The manner of death was read more »

Public Notice – CCPO Accreditation

PUBLIC NOTICE The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of its program to achieve accreditation by verifying that it meets recognized professional best practices. Administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with best practice standards in five basic read more »

2017 Police Youth Week will be held August 14-19, 2017. Sign up now!

Cumberland County Law Enforcement is once again hosting Cumberland County Police Youth Week 2017 from August 14 – 19, 2017.  This is a week long FREE program/camp designed for youth ages 13-17 who are interested in a career in Law Enforcement..  Kids have the opportunity to make new friends from around the County and learn read more »

Dehaven Jackson Homicide – 2016

Date of Incident: October 5, 2016 Address/Location: 277 South Pine Street Municipality: Bridgeton Victim: Dehaven Jackson  Bridgeton Police Department and CCPO Major Crimes Detectives investigated the shooting death of Dehaven Jackson. Jackson was shot and found deceased in the area of 277 South Pine Street in Bridgeton. The manner of death was classified as a homicide. read more »

Devin Watson Homicide – 2016

Date of Incident: July 26, 2016 Address/Location: 2213 South Second Street (Delsea Gardens Apartments) Municipality: Millville Victim: Devin Watson  Millville Police Department and CCPO Major Crimes Detectives investigated the shooting death of Devin Watson. Watson was shot while hanging around the parking area in the Delsea Gardens Apartment Complex. The manner of death was classified as a read more »

Rasheem Howard Homicide – 2015

Date of Incident: December 1, 2015 Address/Location: 333 Colfax Street Municipality: Bridgeton Victim: Rasheem Howard  Bridegeton Police and CCPO Major Crimes Unit Detectives investigated the shooting death of Rasheem Howard at 333 Colfax Street. The manner of death was classified as a homicide. ***NOTICE*** The above contains information regarding an open homicide investigation (commonly referred read more »

4/9/16 – Rickie Harris Homicide (Information Sought)

Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announces the following: Press Release – Rickie Harris Homicide Anyone with information pertaining to this homicide is asked to please call New Jersey State Police Detective Sergeant Glenn Garrels at: 856-451-0101. You may also submit Anonymous Information by downloading the “CCPO – Tip 411 App” (Android or Apple) by clicking the download links read more »

Annual Crime Victims’ Rights Week Conference – April 11, 2016

The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office of Victim Witness Advocacy in conjunction with the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office of Victim Witness Advocacy cordially invites you to attend the Annual Crime Victims’ Rights Week Conference. When: Monday, April 11, 2016 Where: The George P. Luciano Family Center, Cumberland County Community College, Vineland, NJ For directions to the event, please visit: http://www.cccnj.edu/CEC/ This Conference is FREE! Please return the read more »

Project iGuardian Helps Our Community Stay Safe from Online Sexual Predators

The United States Homeland Security Investigations | ICE (HSI) is committed to combating the sexual exploitation of children; as such, investigations of child sexual exploitation are among HSI’s primary investigative priorities. The sexual abuse of children impacts the most vulnerable segment of our society. HSI recognizes the importance of education and community awareness regarding the read more »

Get to Know the CCPO – Community Engagement Series

The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office (CCPO) is dedicated to serving the citizens of Cumberland County with quality services and leadership in law enforcement. The CCPO is the nexus of the counties criminal justice system, working in conjunction with our law enforcement partners, as well as our citizens and community leaders each and every day. These read more »

Get to Know the CCPO – Forensic Facial Imaging Unit

The Cumberland County Prosecutors Office Forensic Facial Imaging Unit is comprised of a  trained forensic artist on staff ready to assist the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office (CCPO), federal, state, county or local agencies with forensic facial imaging support.  In September, 2010, Detective Ronald Henry of the CCPO attended and completed a three week FBI Forensic read more »

Co. Tech Student Creates Positive Youth Logo

DEERFIELD TWP. — Nine Cumberland County Technical School seniors were recognized for their efforts in creating a logo for the Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition, a county-wide juvenile delinquency reduction and prevention effort funded by the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General and Cumberland County Freeholders. At the request of Dr. Dina Elliot, read more »

Get to Know the CCPO – Internet Crimes Against Children

Within the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office (CCPO) Investigative Division’s Special Investigations Bureau, nestled inside of the Special Victims Unit, lies the Internet Crimes Against Children Unit, commonly referred to as ICAC. The ICAC unit is charged with the investigation and prosecution of child sex exploitation matters surrounding the possession, distribution and manufacturing of child pornography via read more »