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Waltham Officer, Utility Worker Killed In Hit, Run Crash; Driver Stole Police Car To Escape: DA
A Waltham police officer and utility worker are dead, and two more are injured by a man who crashed into them and stole a police cruiser in an escape attempt on Wednesday, Dec. 6, authorities said.
Peter Simon, 54, of Woodsville, New Hampshire, is charged with two counts of manslaughter and armed robbery, but more charges are likely forthcoming, the Middlesex District Attorney's Office said. He will be arraigned on Thursday.
The prosecutor said Simon was driving a pick-up truck on Totten Pond Road in Waltham when he suddenly made a U-turn in the middle of the road and crashed in…
Mystery Solved: Camden Man Killed Haddon Twp. Woman Then Dumped Her Body, Cops Say
Harrowing details are beginning to surface in the death of a South Jersey woman.
After being charged with second-degree disturbing human remains, 53-year-old Carlos Acevedo, of Camden, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Cathleen McGrath, Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez said.
McGrath, of Haddon Township, was found dead near 8th Street and Atlantic Avenue in Camden City on Nov. 15, at approximately 2 p.m., after having been missing for several weeks.
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Drunk Driver Injures Spotsy Sheriff's Deputy In Head-On Crash, Investigators Say
Sheriff's deputies in Spotsylvania didn't have to go far to track down a suspect drunk driver, in fact, he came straight for them.
A midday call came into the Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office on Friday, Dec. 1 regarding a possibly drunk driver who was in the area of Orange Plank Road near the Orange County Line, officials said on Wednesday.
A deputy responded to the area, near the intersection of West Catharpin Road and Dulin Lake, at which point the driver, Spotsylvania resident John Anthony Fields, 57, lost control of his SUV and struck the police cruiser head-on.
The deputy was take…
Man Gets Prison Time For Rite Aid Robbery In Millville: Prosecutor
A 54-year-old man from Burlington County has been sentenced to 15 years in New Jersey State Prison for the robbery of a Rite Aid store in Cumberland County, authorities said.
Rodney Green, of Willingboro, was sentenced for robbery on Tuesday, Dec. 5, according to Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae.
He must serve over 12 1⁄2 years before being eligible for parole, she said.
The robbery occurred on Sept. 29, 2020, at Rite Aid on 907 North High Street in Millville. Green entered the store, demanded money from the cashier, and threatened to kill her and everyone el…
Triangle Driver, 69, Dies By Suicide On I-95: State Police (Update)
A fatal crash involving a tractor trailer that tied up traffic for miles along I-95 in Prince William County is believed to have been a suicide, Virginia State Police said.
Lloyd R. Felder, of Triangle, had pulled off onto the right, northbound shoulder at milepost 158 around 9:05 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, then got out of his black Toyota Tundra, Virginia State Police said.
Felder then got out of his car and stepped into the northbound lanes of travel, where he was struck by an oncoming tractor trailer, near Woodbridge were closed due to a crash in the area of Opitz Boulevard, police sai…