FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 8, 2020
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Public Information Bureau (609) 882-2000
Major Brian Polite - ext. 6514
SFC Jeff Flynn - ext. 6516
Sgt. Lawrence Peele - ext. 6531
Sgt. Philip Curry - ext. 6515
Tpr. Alejandro Goez - ext. 6527
Tpr. Charles Marchan - ext. 6513
Dennis Township, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying the suspect(s) who vandalized Trooper Bertram Zimmerman’s memorial in Dennis Township, Cape May County.
Trooper Zimmerman died as a result of injuries sustained in an on-duty motor vehicle crash on February 5, 2004, while responding to a robbery call.
On Wednesday, October 7, troopers responded to the memorial located on State Highway 83 when they observed the memorial was defaced. The suspect(s) used white caulk to write a derogatory phrase on the pavers and to deface the front of a granite monument in the center of the memorial.
The State Police unions have offered a $5,000 reward for any information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s).
Anyone with information is asked to contact Woodbine Station at 609-861-5698. Anonymous tips are welcome.
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