A Jersey City police officer who authorities said was gunned down on Sunday will be posthumously promoted to detective, Mayor Steven Fulop said Wednesday.
The memorial went up in the neighborhood where Campbell, 27, lived. It included candles, balloons and empty liquor bottles. A pair of white t-shirts were taped to a red brick wall, with handwritten messages on them including “thug in peace” and “see you on the other side.”
A temporary memorial was on display Monday in the neighborhood where Lawrence Campbell, 27, lived. It includes candles and balloons.
Officer Melvin Santiago, 23, was fatally shot in the head responding to a call at the 24-hour drug store on Communipaw Avenue and John F. Kennedy Boulevard just after 4 a.m., Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop told reporters.
The NYPD has asked the public for help in locating a man wanted in connection with a grand larceny that took place inside of a Brooklyn Walgreens.
They have written to the chief executives of Wal-Mart, Walgreens, Rite-Aid, Safeway and Kroger, urging them to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products.
Police in Elizabeth, N.J. on Tuesday were asking the public to help find a 33-year-old mother who has been missing for more than a week.
Police said they believe the same man is behind two robberies and one attempted robbery in the Bronx.
The suspect entered the drug store at 2431 Boston Road in Bronxwood just before 10 p.m., then passed a note to the cashier demanding money while simulating a firearm, police said.
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who they say has robbed at least four businesses in Queens at gunpoint.