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Trenton Man Arrested for Phillipsburg Attempted Murder

By rlsmetro on

The New Jersey State Police have arrested Samaad Williams, 25, of Trenton, N.J. in connection with a shooting in Phillipsburg, N.J. on September 14, 2018.

Police say Williams was charged by the Warren County Prosecutor's Office with attempted murder, aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. State Police detectives from the Fugitive Unit were contacted by detectives from the Warren County Prosecutor's Office and Phillipsburg Police Department to assist with locating Williams.

Through various investigative means, detectives determined that he was staying at a residence in Trenton.

Earlier today, members of the Fugitive Unit, Violent Crime Unit, K-9 Unit with assistance from the U.S. Marshals Service NY/NJ Regional Task Force Trenton Division, Warren County Prosecutor's Office, Washington Township Police Department, and Phillipsburg Police Department located Williams at the residence and arrested him without incident according to a statement released by police.

Samaad Williams was lodged at Warren County Correctional Facility pending a detention hearing.

Charges are mere accusations and the accused is considered innocent until proven guilty.