Anthony Smith

TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) A Trenton man has been arrested and charged for murder of Rashee Barlow earlier this month, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri said in a release.

Anthony Smith, 42, is charged with murder, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a weapon and certain persons not to possess a weapon. He was arrested on September 8, 2022, in Hackensack, NJ, by members of the U.S. Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force. The prosecutor’s office has filed a motion to detain Smith pending trial.

The charges are the result of an investigation by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department. At approximately 7:30 p.m. on September 2, 2022, Trenton police received a Shot Spotter activation and several calls for a shooting. Patrol officers responded to the 200 block of Spring Street and located two shooting victims. Rashee Barlow, 35, of Trenton, was pronounced dead a short time later. A 38-year-old man suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the leg.

Thomas Peterson is the Editor in Chief and founder of Peterson’s Breaking News of Trenton. Thomas founded PBT in 2012.