Pictured from left to right: Patrolman Edward Dowhy and Patrolman Ronald Miller, Camden City Police Department; Detective Ron Trabosh, Gloucester Township Police Department; Detective Clifford Leary and Detective Vince Foster, Camden City Police Department; Detective Bob Stanley, Delaware River Port Authority Police Department (PATCO); Patrolman Blair Smith, Cherry Hill Police Department; Detective William Olson, Camden City Police Department and Detective Carlton Clarke, - Delaware River Port Authority Police Department (PATCO). Missing from photo Is Patrolman Donald Smith, Camden City Police Department.
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Police News of New Jersey – June/July 1985

CAMDEN- During the year 1984, the City of Camden was plagued with an increasing number of auto thefts.

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Car Theft: City Force Gaining Ground on Crime

Statistics compiled by police in Camden city show nearly 300 stolen cars had been coming into the city each month late last year and early this year. They were being taken from the many shopping centers, apartment complexes and parking lots throughout the county.

MOUNT HOLLY — A 15-year-old Evesham youth yesterday was indicted by a Burlington County grand Jury in connection with the Nov. 9 samurai-style sword attack on two elderly neighbors.
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Evesham teen indicted in samurai-style attack

MOUNT HOLLY — A 15-year-old Evesham youth yesterday was indicted by a Burlington County grand Jury in connection with the Nov. 9 samurai-style sword attack on two elderly neighbors.

Friendly chat: South Camden residents Jacqueline and Calvin Aiken chat with Sgt. Edward Eldred at last night's open house at the city's Police Administration Building. Police Chief Bob Pugh said he plans to continue the meetings once a month.
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POLICE, COMMUNITY GET ACQUAINTED

By JEFFREY BRAMNICK, Courier-Post Staff CAMDEN – The guests ate cookies, and drank coffee and soda while…

Police said Angelo Levecchia. 72, of 11 Carriage Lane, and his wife, Antoinette, no age available, were asleep when a man wielding a 30- to 36-inch sword awakened them at about 445 am
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Pair attacked by burglar with sword

Police said Angelo Levecchia. 72, of 11 Carriage Lane, and his wife, Antoinette, no age available, were asleep when a man wielding a 30- to 36-inch sword awakened them at about 445 am

Four children were killed and two persons were injured early yesterday when a fire swept through a brick rowhouse in a low-income neighborhood here just north of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.
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4 Children killed, 2 other persons injured in Camden fire

Four children were killed and two persons were injured early yesterday when a fire swept through a brick rowhouse in a low-income neighborhood here just north of the Banjamin Franklin Bridge.

Firefighters wind up their battle yesterday against a morning blaze that killed four children in their home on Erie Street in North Camden.
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Source of Fire Obscure

The intense heat of a fire that killed four children here yesterday caused so much damage to their Erie Street row home that authorities are having trouble determining the cause of the blaze.

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Who Killed Margaret Day?

On May 3, 1974 a 19-year old student at Rutgers University in Camden, Margaret Day, was murdered by an unknown assailant. The murdered approached Miss Day as she approached The Grille, a bar at 213 North 6th Street that was frequented by Rutgers students at that time.

Camden City Electrical Bureau employe John R. Smith paints fire alarm box with iridescent cream "Firebug," useful in gather evidence against those who turn in false alarms.
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False Alarms Cut, 8 Suspects Seized

In an effort to reduce false alarms in Camden, the city fire and police departments are embarked on a program which resulted in the arrest of eight juveniles since July 1.

Front Row left to right: Frank Senatore, Willie Guidotti, Anthony Bezich, Pros. A.D. Bigley, Al Scarduzio, Dominick DiBart, Dominick Caruso, Isiah Steinberg. 2nd row (and those behind that row): Jerry Banks, Bill Eisenberg, Ed Kitlas, Harry Slattery, Harris Berman, Bill Reeves, Jerry Cohen, Tony DiMaggio, Capt. Patrick Carr, Steve Robinson, Chief Bill Large, Sam Natal, Capt. James Large, Franz DeNie, Harry DeVore, Joe Carmen, Vince Wall, Fred Block, Luis Rodriguez, Bill Kelly, Estel Brown, Charles Cohen, Tom Mitchell, Tom Stuebing, Tom Schules 3rd Row (and those behind that row): Bob DePersia, Ginger Horner, Fran Conniff, Sue DiMaggio, Alice Palumbo, Doris Logan, Clare Sylvestro, Celia May, Caroline Migliaccio, Jo Sosa, Michele Thomas, Alice Adams, Mary Didio, Sue Weisenfeld, Virginia Roberts, Betty Greene, Charlene Dyer, Ira Back 4th Rowe: Jim Jackson, Joe Perry, Walt Haver, Leonard Dryer, Frank Werner, Bill O'Brien, Vic Sarubbi, Al Malloie, Charlie Weber, Joe Price.
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Camden County Prosecutor’s Office, June 1972

Front Row left to right: Frank Senatore, Willie Guidotti, Anthony Bezich, Pros. A.D. Bigley, Al Scarduzio, Dominick…

Soot marks the spot where firebomb struck the Third National Bank of New Jersey, in Camden today. The bombing was the second of two in the city within 16 minutes and three miles.
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Camden Bank, Business Bldg. Targets of Two Firebombings

There was a loud bang from the back room of the Third National Bank of New Jersey, Camden at 7:34 am. today, just after Miss Sara Matthews, head bookkeeper, had left and shut the door.

Manpower of two Engine Companies get big line into service and give fire "a dash" from the street before attempting interior attack at Fourth Alarm, North 6th & Penn Streets, March 30, 1970.
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The Miracle of Easter

Manpower of two Engine Companies get big line into service and give fire “a dash” from the street before attempting interior attack at Fourth Alarm, North 6th & Penn Streets, March 30, 1970.