(Located safe) Police Looking For Missing Trenton Teenager

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Katie Lucero has been located safe.

TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) The Trenton Police Department is seeking the residents assistance. They are searching for 17-year-old, Katie Lucero who is missing from the Trenton area. Lucero was last seen wearing a blue and white jacket and grey pants. Any information please contact the department at 609-989-4170 or 609-989-4000.

Trenton Man Charged With Attempt Homicide In Stabbing

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TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) On Sunday, January 22, 2023, at approximately 10:14 Pm, Police responded to 152 Kent Street on a report of a stabbing in progress call. Upon initial investigation, Police found the victim with a severe laceration to his face. The Victim was taken to Capital Health Regional Medical Center for medical attention.

Under the direct supervision of the Major Crimes Unit Commander Detective Lieutenant B. Suschke and Robbery Unit Supervisor Detective Sergeant L. Nazario, Detective Cook took charge of the investigation. The suspect was subsequently identified as Banner Godoy and was apprehended in the area of South Clinton Avenue by Patrol Officers without further incident. Detective Cook along with the assistance from Detective S. Gonzalez continued with the investigation and Banner Godoy was subsequently charged with Criminal Attempt Homicide, Aggravated Assault and related weapons offenses.

Brothers Charged in Connection to Donnell Williams Homicide

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TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) The Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri announced Monday that an investigation conducted by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department has resulted in charges being filed against two brothers in connection to last week’s shooting homicide of Donnell Williams.
Leon Mack, 31, of Hamilton, is charged with murder, burglary, and multiple weapons offenses. His brother, Prince Mack, 29, of Trenton, faces the same charges as an accomplice for transporting his brother to Williams’ residence. Both men were taken into custody on Friday at Leon Mack’s Hamilton residence by members of the Mercer County Tactical Response Team, Homicide task force and the Trenton Police. The prosecutor’s office has filed motions to detain both defendants pending trial.
At approximately 4:07 p.m. on Monday, January 16, 2023, Trenton police responded to an apartment in the 100 block of South Overbrook Avenue on a report of an unresponsive male. Upon arrival, officers located the apartment’s resident on the living room floor with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, identified as Donnell Williams, 29, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Trenton Man Charged in Connection to Body Found in Trash Bag

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TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri announced Wednesday that an investigation conducted by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department has resulted in charges being filed against a Trenton man in connection to last month’s discovery of a decomposed body in a garbage bag.

David Gibson, 44, of Trenton, is charged with disturbing or desecrating human remains, tampering with evidence, and hindering. The prosecutor’s office has filed a motion to detain Gibson pending trial. Gibson is the tenant of 615 Beatty Street who was evicted in November. He is accused of placing the victim in the garbage bag after the victim was deceased, moving the trash bag to a different area, concealing the victim’s remains, and not contacting authorities.

On December 23, 2022, a decomposed body in a garbage bag was located at a property in the 600 block of Beatty Street in Trenton by the landlord. An autopsy was performed by the Middlesex Regional Medical Examiner’s Office, and the cause and manner of the victim’s death are pending further testing. A tentative identification of the victim has been made, however that identification is pending DNA confirmation.

Detectives say investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406.

Man Found Shot Dead In Apartment

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TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a shooting homicide in the city, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported Wednesday.

 

At approximately 4:07 p.m. on Monday, January 16, 2023, Trenton police responded to an apartment in the 100 block of South Overbrook Avenue on a report of an unresponsive male. Upon arrival, officers located the apartment’s resident on the living room floor with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, identified as Donnell Williams, 29, was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406. Information can also be emailed to mchtftips@mercercounty.org.

Hamilton Police Investigating East State Street Shooting

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HAMILTON , N.J. (PBN) Hamilton Police are investigating a shooting that left one man injured in the 1600 block of East state Street. The shooting occurred just after 2:30 Pm the man suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and arm, he was transported to Capital Health trauma center by Trenton emergency medical services.

Trenton Police investigating multiple shootings

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TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Trenton Police were dispatched to the area of Passaic street and Calhoun for a reported person shot Friday night just before 10:30 Pm. When Trenton ems arrived the victim had been transported by vehicle to Capital health trauma center. Officials are also investigating a shooting on North Stockton Between Hanover street.

The Trenton police shooting response unit is investigating both shootings.

Trenton Central High School Security Officer Injured Attempting To Break Up Fight

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TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) A fight broke out at Trenton Central High school Thursday at the main entrance of the School. The fight occurred between multiple males. Three school security officers attempted to break up the fight. The security supervisor was one of the three officers assisting in putting a stop to the fight when she was struck by another student and knocked down with the metal detector following her suffering another strike. It is unclear what disciplinary actions were taken with the students at this time. The school Security Supervisor was treated at a local hospital where she received surgical sutures to the face.

The security supervisor has been working for Trenton Central High School for multiple years. She has been a great asset through the years of duty. A former security officer stated (without her presence I think it would be a lot worse. She does an amazing job and has a great relationship with the staff and students.

Trenton police say they have launched a criminal investigation, along with school officials.

PETERSON’S BREAKING NEWS OF TRENTON ANNIVERSARY!

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TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) It’s hard to believe today (January 9th) will make 11 years, I invested my life to make sure residents know what is happening nearly all the time in the City of Trenton and the surrounding areas of the County. Starting from Peterson’s Breaking News Headlines to Peterson’s Breaking News of Trenton. I still remain humble and I have my seatbelt on for the bumps. I would like to thank God, my Followers and Crystal Feliciano for riding with me through it all.

Thank you, Thomas Peterson, PBNOT

Former Capital Health Mercer Campus Receiving Building Catches Fire

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TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) The Trenton Fire Department was dispatched to the former Capital Health Mercer Medical Campus which has been abandoned for a number of years on Sunday afternoon firefighters arrived with smoke showing from the rear of the building at the loading dock receiving building from Rutherford Ave across from the Gregory Elementary school. The fire department indicated that it was gas tanks in the basement where the fire was contained to. No injuries were reported to firefighters or the public Trenton City hall stated. The Trenton Police arson investigator is investigating the fire.

The Fire department would like remind the public that they can call any Firehouse and they can get people can get a free fire detector.