Teenager struck by car in Hamilton

Hamilton, NJ ( Mercer) Hamilton Police responded to the intersection of Bow Hill Ave and Julia Ave after a teenage male was struck by a car while riding his bike Wednesday evening with a group of friends. The teen suffered a leg injury. One nearby neighbor said They are glad his injuries are not more severe. The driver of the car was not injured.

AMBER ALERT FOR CHILD 17 DAYS OLD

The Amber Alert has been Cancelled, the child was located.

NEW JERSEY: The New Jersey State Police is activating the Amber Abducted Child Alert Plan. The East Orange Police Department is investigating a confirmed child abduction which occurred on May 10, 2021 at 26 Lindsley Place in East Orange, NJ at 1245 PM. The child, Chinna Payne, is a female infant. and was last seen at 26 Lindsley Place in East Orange. The suspect, Damion Payne, age 27, was last seen operating a 2016 white Nissan Altima bearing VA registration UPF6043. Damion Payne is considered armed and dangerous.
Recommended Action: Anyone having information regarding these individuals you are urged to Immediately call 9 1 1.

Trenton Man Arrested for Murder of Ramire Harvey

Trenton, NJ ( Mercer) : Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri announced Friday that an investigation by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force lead to the arrest this morning of Dion Duncan for last week’s murder of Ramire Harvey.
Dion Duncan, 24, was arrested Friday morning in Bristol, Pennsylvania, by the U.S. Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force. He is charged with one count of first- degree murder, one count of second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, one count of second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon and one count of third-degree receiving stolen property. The prosecutor’s office will be filing a motion to detain Duncan pending trial.
“This is the type of investigation where the capabilities of the Homicide Task Force are truly highlighted,” Prosecutor Onofri said. “Having multi-jurisdictional personnel available to not only retrieve but review surveillance video and body-worn camera footage with such expediency is what allowed detectives to solve this murder the same night.”
Prosecutor Onofri also commended the new real-time crime and intelligence center in Trenton, which assisted in reviewing surveillance video.
Just before 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, 2021, Trenton police were dispatched to the 400 block of North Clinton Avenue on a report of a motor vehicle accident. Responding officers located Ramire Havery seated in the driver’s seat of a dark-colored Audi sedan that had crashed into two parked cars in the area of North Clinton Avenue and Poplar Street. The Audi had multiple bullet holes in the rear and passenger side of the vehicle.

Harvey was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
A crime scene was established and secured, and patrol officers located a shooting scene on Meade Street where 10 .40 caliber spent shell casings were discovered.
As part of the investigation conducted by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force, area video surveillance and body-worn camera footage were reviewed, and witnesses were interviewed. Detectives received information that the shooter was Dion Duncan.
Surveillance video was obtained from the area that captured the shooting. A review of the video depicted the victim arriving on Meade Street from North Clinton Avenue in an Audi. Harvey made a U-turn and double parked in front of 15 Meade Street. He exited his vehicle and began to speak with a male subject in the middle of the street. While the two men were standing together, the shooting suspect walked from the front of the residence a few doors down and began to shoot at Harvey as he approached him. As Harvey retreated to his vehicle, the suspect ran down Meade Street and into an alley. Approximately 20 seconds later, the suspect returned and ran inside of a Meade Street residence.
Further review of surveillance video showed the suspect wearing a multicolored hooded sweatshirt, black pants, a yellow right shoe and a red left shoe approximately 12 minutes before the shooting. A search warrant was executed at the Meade Street residence in which Duncan ran inside, where detectives located a multicolor Nike zip-up hoodie and a black do-rag hidden inside a kitchen cabinet. A black, .40 caliber Glock Model 22 handgun was located on the rear porch of the residence, which is accessible from the alleyway alongside.
Review of body-worn camera footage from Trenton police officers who responded to Meade Street showed a black male leaving the Meade Street residence. Although the man had changed his clothes and attempted to conceal his face while in front of the officers, he was later identified as Dion Duncan. Upon leaving the area, the suspect crossed to the opposite side of Meade Street and continued in the direction of North Clinton Avenue.
The .40 caliber Glock handgun was confirmed stolen out of Griffin, Georgia.

House erupts in Flame On Jackson Street

Trenton (Mercer) NJ: Trenton Fire Department responded to a house fire on Jackson Street at approximately 9:50 PM. The call came in after the top bedroom of the townhouse caught on fire. Multiple fire trucks responded to the call leading them to successfully get the blaze under control within the hour. No one was injured during the emergency.

Three Men Arrested in April Homicide of Kaheem Carter

Trenton, NJ (Mercer) Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri announced Monday that an investigation
conducted by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force has resulted in charges being filed
against three Trenton men in the April 15, 2021 homicide of Kaheem Carter.

Isaiah Ellis, 19, Emmitt Littles, 24, and Isaiah Porter, 25, are each charged with murder,
accomplice liability and weapons offenses. All three men were arrested Monday morning
by member of the U.S. Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force. Ellis and Littles
were taken into custody in Trenton; Porter was located in Brooklyn, NY. The prosecutor’s
office will file motions to detain the men pending trial.

At approximately 1:50 a.m. on April 15, 2021, Trenton police were dispatched to the area of
1137 Hamilton Avenue on a report of shots fired. Responding officers located the victim,
later identified as 22-year-old Kaheem Carter, laying on the ground on Cunningham Alley
near the intersection of South Walter Avenue. Carter was unresponsive and suffering from
multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced
dead a short time later.

Thirteen .40 caliber shell casings were located nearby, as was a large, black garbage bag
filled with clothing, sneakers and boots that matched the style of the victim’s clothing. HTF
detectives canvassed various locations in Trenton and secured video surveillance footage
from around the time of the murder. A review of the footage showed two unknown
individuals in the approximate area just prior to the shooting and running away from the
scene. A silver 2007 Mercury Montego was also identified canvasing the area of Cuyler

Avenue and Cunningham Alley near where the murder occurred. That vehicle came back
registered to Isaiah Porter. Through the review of additional video and witness interviews,
detectives were able to identify the three suspects.

The murder remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call HTF
Detective John Menafra at (609) 989-6406. Information can also be emailed to
mchtftips@mercercounty.org.

Isaiah Ellis, 19, Emmitt Littles, 24, and Isaiah Porter, 25,

DEVELOPING: One Killed In East Trenton Fire

Trenton, NJ (Mercer) Trenton Firefighters battled a fire involving two homes on North Clinton Ave and Poplar Street.

The fire occurred after 3:00 Am, Trenton firefighter encountered heavy fire from the home and later recovered a body. Firefighters got most of the fire knocked down after 4:00 Am.

The Mercer County Prosecutors’ office and The NJ State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

TWO CHILDREN INJURED IN PERRY STREET SHOOTING

Trenton, N.J. – Trenton Police Director Sheilah A. Coley today announced that TPD officers are responding to a shooting that injured three individuals, including a child, late Friday evening.

At approximately 9:07 p.m. on April 30, 2021, a male dressed in all black allegedly fired several rounds into a car in front of 207 Perry St. in Trenton.

The car was occupied by four individuals, including two children. A four-year-old girl was grazed on the head. A 30-year-old woman was struck in the upper shoulder. The driver, a 34-year-old man, was struck several times in the arm and torso. All three victims are in stable condition. An eight-year-old boy, also in the car, was not injured.

The shooting is being investigated by the TPD Shooting Response Team, under the direction of Detective Michael Cipriano. Anyone with information is asked to call the TPD anonymous tip line at 609-989-DRUG (3784).

Trenton, N.J. – Trenton Police Director Sheilah A. Coley announced that TPD officers are responded to a shooting that injured three individuals, including a child, late Friday evening.

At approximately 9:07 p.m. on April 30, 2021, a male dressed in all black allegedly fired several rounds into a car in front of 207 Perry St. in Trenton.

The car was occupied by four individuals, including two children. A four-year-old girl was grazed on the head. A 30-year-old woman was struck in the upper shoulder. The driver, a 34-year-old man, was struck several times in the arm and torso. All three victims are in stable condition. An eight-year-old boy, also in the car, was not injured.

The shooting is being investigated by the TPD Shooting Response Team, under the direction of Detective Michael Cipriano. Anyone with information is asked to call the TPD anonymous tip line at 609-989-DRUG (3784).

Shooting on Perry Street

Trenton (Mercer): Police shut down Perry Street and North Montgomery Street at approximately 9:30 p.m. after shots were fired, leaving one person injured.
Trenton EMS and Capital Health paramedics arrived on the scene and promptly took the injured person to the nearest hospital. Witnesses reported hearing 10 or 11 gunshots and seeing a woman bleeding from the chest. Trenton PD has begun their investigation and has not been able to confirm this.

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