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Two Lower Township Police Officers Arrested for Stealing Two Bicycles in Cape May

Cape May

Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Chief Paul Skill announce the arrest of Eric Campbell, 28, and Austin Craig, 28, both of Lower Township, for theft.

These arrests were the result of an investigation initiated by the Cape May Police Department on October 8 regarding the theft of two bicycles from the area of Decatur Street in Cape May City.

During the initial investigation, video surveillance was obtained depicting two males removing the bicycles and leaving the area. 

According to the investigation, these actors were identified as Eric Campbell and Austin Craig, who are both employed as police officers with the Lower Township Police Department.

This investigation was then turned over to the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office. 

As a result of additional investigation, Campbell and Craig were both issued a summons for theft, a crime of the fourth degree.