Man convicted of attempted murder escapes work detail in Burlington County town
An man serving a 22 year prison sentence for attempted murder escaped Tuesday from a work detail in Burlington County and remains on the run, according to police. Edward Berbon, 54, who was nearing the end of his mandatory minimum term, was assigned to a halfway house when he disappeared from a work detail in Mount Laurel, according to local police.
Attempted murderer escapes while in work release program in Mount Laurel
Police say Edward Berbon served 18 years of his sentence and was scheduled to be released in February.
Police Searching For Escaped Inmate in Burlington County, NJ
UPDATE - WEDNESDAY MORNING: The New Jersey Department of Corrections continues to search for Edward Berbon. The Mount Laurel Police Department said in a press release,. We have no information that Mr. Berbon poses any threat to the public. Mr. Berbon does NOT reside in Mount Laurel, the Mount Laurel Police Department has not had any contact with Mr. Berbon since he has been working here, and we have no information to indicate that he is currently in Mount Laurel.
Attempted-Murder Convict Escapes State Custody In Burlington County
If you live in Burlington County or any neighboring counties like Ocean, Monmouth, Mercer, Camden, or Atlantic, you want to be advised an attempted murder convict escaped state custody in Mt. Laurel today (Tuesday). According to the Patch, "Edward Berbon had been in state custody since 2004. Assigned to a halfway house, Berbon was on a work detail in Mount Laurel during his escape, authorities said."
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Marlton Man Sold Fake Health Supplements For $130K Online: Evesham PD
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Evesham man charged with selling counterfeit health supplements: officials
MARLTON, N.J. - A man has been arrested and charged with selling counterfeit health supplements, deceiving people out of more than $130,000. Evesham police say the suspect was using cinnamon and sugar to replicate the look, taste and consistency of name brand supplements supporting gut health. The investigation launched when customers began complaining after seeing zero health benefits.