The Camden County Police Department and several federal law enforcement partners used high-tech tools in their investigation of the gunfire into the home of two sleeping police officers in the city last month.
They netted four suspects using surveillance video, spent shell casings and a new practice called geofencing, where police ask tech companies for information on any cell phones near a crime scene and then work backward to determine possible suspects or build a case against someone.
Julio Nieves, 19, Jeremiah McDonald, 18, Jaqwa Styles, 19, all of Pennsauken, and Kobbie Johnson, 30, of Collingswood, are all charged with attempted murder, conspiracy to
CAMDEN, N.J. – Assailants opened fire on the home of two Camden County Police officers Tuesday night, with two bullets piercing the front door of the couple’s East Camden residence, authorities disclosed Thursday.
The officers and their 10-day-old baby escaped injury during the late-night attack, said Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki.
“It shocks the conscience that this occurred,” Wysocki said at a press conference.
“I don’t know why they were targeted,” he added, describing the unnamed couple as “two really good officers assigned to our Neighborhood Response Team.”
“They’re constantly interacting with members of the community,” he said. “We’re looking into every arrest that they have had. We’re not going to