Camden County Prosecutor's Office 25 North 5th Street Camden, New Jersey 08102 856-225-8400
Camden County Prosecutor's Office
The Camden County Prosecutor's Office oversees and coordinates enforcement of New Jersey's criminal laws in the County of Camden. While the office's budget is provided by the county freeholders, the Prosecutor is appointed by the Governor and answers to the state Attorney General. The Camden County Prosecutor's Office is the second busiest in the state, receiving from the county's 37 municipalities approximately 10,500 cases annually, 5,500 of which are indicted. The Prosecutor's Office partners with local, state and federal authorities to ensure the entire spectrum of criminal activity in the region, from shoplifting rings to murders to international narcotics trafficking organizations, is addressed uniformly and justly.
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Darrell Crone, M/31, of the 1200 block of Park Boulevard in Camden, turned himself in at the Camden County Police Department Police Administration Building about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. He is charged with Murder for the shooting death of Timothy Loper Jr. It is alleged that Crone was involved in an altercation outside 20 Horse Tavern at the intersection of 2nd and Spruce streets in Camden about 2:45 a.m. Sunday. He is accused of brandishing a firearm and firing it during the altercation. Loper, who was attempting to break up the fight, was struck and killed when the weapon was fired.
An arraignment is expected to be held tomorrow. We will provide notification when that is scheduled.
All persons charged with criminal offenses are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.