Tag: Joseph Carpani

  • Father Finds Daughter Victim of Gas Fumes

    Camden Courier-Post – February 29, 1936 Miss Viola Kester, 32, was found dead by her father in the bathroom of her home at 1214 North Thirty-third Street at 11 :30 a. m. yesterday. Illuminating gas was flowing from a hose. Cracks around the door had been stuffed with paper. Police described the case as one…

  • Store Bandits to be Quizzed in Chester on Feitz Murder

    Store Bandits to be Quizzed in Chester on Feitz Murder

    Camden Courier-Post Evening Courier – September 14, 1934 Material Witness Will View Suspects Caught by Camden Sleuths BRICKNER QUESTIONED BY COLSEY ON HOLDUP Police Order All Persons Arrested to Face ‘Line Up’ in Slaying Probe Seven men and women held by Camden as police as material witnesses in the murder of Detective William T. Feitz…

  • Wife Slain by Jagged Glass, Husband Held

    Wife Slain by Jagged Glass, Husband Held

    Camden Courier-Post – June 26, 1933 Accident Hoax Broken by Cops after Grilling Family; Friend On Deathbed, She Orders 4 Children to Say She Fell on Stairs Command Arouses Concealed Detectives Woman Slashed by Broken Decanter; Man Faces Murder Charge Today A death-bed command of a South Camden mother to her four children to stick…

  • Gangster Shot As Racketeers Open War Here

    Gangster Shot As Racketeers Open War Here

    Camden Courier-Post – April 29, 1929 Gloucester Man Near Death After Attack at Broadway and Kaighn Avenue Felled Near Quarters of Camden Gamblers Brother of Frank Doris Accused After Police Round up 10 Men Shooting of an alleged racketeer at Broadway and Kaighn avenue, near the threshold of one of South Jersey’s notorious reputed gambling…

  • PA. Girl is Nabbed Here on Way to Get Married

    PA. Girl is Nabbed Here on Way to Get Married

    Camden Courier-Post – February 20, 1928 Because she wanted to get married and have a home of her own, 16 year-old Ida Underwood, of Johnstown PA, ran away from home. Today she is waiting in the detention home at police headquarters for her father, who has told police he would come to Camden to take…

  • Police Invite Bandits to Nice Shooting Party

    Police Invite Bandits to Nice Shooting Party

    Camden Courier-Post – February 4, 1928 But Yeggs Must Leave Gats at Home While Cops Practice With Camden’s new Desperado Eliminators Wanted: Targets for Camden's new desperado eliminators. Bandits, burglars, snipers and their ilk are requested by Chief of Police James E. Tatem to apply at police headquarters Monday morning at 10 o'clock, when a…