Tag: John T. Potter

  • Illness Causes Shifts for Police Officials

    Illness Causes Shifts for Police Officials

    Camden Courier-Post – February 26, 1936 Temporary changes in the police department to offset the absence of Lieutenant George Frost, head of the First District, who is ill, and Lieutenant George Ward, of headquarters, who is away on police business, were announced yesterday by Chief Arthur Colsey. Sgt. John Potter, of the Third District, is…

  • Tenth Arrest Made Here in Numbers Quiz

    Tenth Arrest Made Here in Numbers Quiz

    Camden Evening Courier – September 13, 1934 1 ADMITS GUILT AND POLICE SAY LINKS OTHERS Others Must Face Trial; More Arraigned and Bonds Fixed By Court Campaign Against Writers Pushed With Feitz Probe ALLEGED ‘BARON’ IS HELD IN BAIL Mayor Pledges Aid of Camden Cops to State on Illicit Liquor Arrests in the numbers racket…

  • Jobless Son Kills Jake Schiller Wo Saves Boys Wife From Gun

    Jobless Son Kills Jake Schiller Wo Saves Boys Wife From Gun

    Camden Courier-Post – September 18, 1933 SLAYER CRAZED BY SEPARATION, RELATIVES SAY Dazedly Insists He Had No Intention of Shooting Sire ESTRANGED WIFE SEEN IN SUICIDE TRY Slain Man Long Was Prominent Figure in Camden Politics Jacob Schiller, 72, for 45 years a political figure here, is dead, shot by his own son. The slayer,…

  • Police Carnival was a Gigantic Success

    Police Carnival was a Gigantic Success

    Philadelphia Inquirer – February 16, 1914 POLICE CARNIVAL WAS A GIGANTIC SUCCESS Considered one of the most successful events ever given in Camden, the second annual industrial show and carnival of the Camden Police Beneficial Association came to a close in the Third Regiment Armory Saturday night with the crowning of the queen. Miss Margaret…

  • Boy’s Brutal Murderer Collapses At Hearing

    Boy’s Brutal Murderer Collapses At Hearing

    Coursey Breaks Down While Story of Cold-Blooded Killing of Karl Kellmann is Told by Detective; Two ‘Pals,’ Too, Accused of Crime Collapsing when arraigned in Police Court this morning before Recorder Stackhouse on the charge of killing Karl Kellman, aged 18 years, of 2919 High Street, at Twenty-seventh and Sherman streets, shortly before midnight Saturday,…