Tag: Thomas P. Murphy

  • Ten Retired Camden Policemen Praised, Receive Gold Badges

    Ten Retired Camden Policemen Praised, Receive Gold Badges

    Camden Courier-Post May 7, 1958 Ten retired members of the Camden Police Department answered their last roll call Tuesday night. By James M. Neville They received gold retirement and lifelong membership cards in the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association at the second annual dinner of Local 35 in Kenney’s. Their ages ranged from 52 to 65 and…

  • Frank Palese Surrenders In Racket Quiz

    Frank Palese Surrenders In Racket Quiz

    Camden Courier-Post – February 15, 1938 Lent Car to Others He Says; Denies Charges Frank Palese, 26, of 900 South Fourth street, wanted as one of the alleged operators of the new “bingo” lottery racket, surrendered yesterday to County Detective Wilfred Dube. Palese had been sought during the weekend as the “big shot” of the…

  • 11 Nabbed by Police in Gambling Raids

    11 Nabbed by Police in Gambling Raids

    Camden Courier-Post – February 14, 1938 7 Arrested in Bingo Numbers Racket; 4 Seized in Betting Place Ten men and a woman were arrested in gambling raids over the weekend by Camden city and county authorities. Seven were arrested for operating a “bingo numbers” racket. A warrant also was issued for Frank Palese, 400 Spruce…

  • Racket Book ‘Library’ Causes Man’s Arrest

    Camden Courier-Post – February 8, 1938 Joseph Spada, 24, of 312 Royden Street, was arrested on suspicion by Detective Thomas Murphy yesterday when Murphy said he found 72 blank numbers racket books in Spada’s automobile. Murphy asked Public Safety Director Kobus for an opinion whether Spada could be held on this evidence for a lottery…

  • Inquest Set Today in Gambling Death

    Camden Courier-Post – February 2, 1938 Jury List Prepared for Coroner’s Action in Holdup Fatality The coroner’s inquest to decide the cause of death to Angelos Magalas, Greek chef, who was shot during a card game holdup at 725 Penn Street on January 11, will be held today at 10 a. m. Coroner Franklin P.…