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Vineland Police Department Criminal Division Press Release

On 11/04/19 at 7:28pm Officers from the Vineland Police Department responded to the area of the 700 block of South Sixth Street for a stabbing. Upon arrival to the scene, officers located a subject laying in the middle of the roadway. 

Upon arrival, they made contact with the victim who is identified as a 27-year-old Hispanic male subject, who had lacerations to the side of his neck and a laceration to the palm of his right hand. The victim was taken to Cooper Hospital for medical treatment where he was listed in stable condition. 

 Investigation revealed that the victim was involved in a verbal altercation with the suspect who was later identified as Wilfredo Navarro (27 y/o H/M from the 500 block of S. 8th St). This verbal altercation turned violent and Navarro stabbed the victim several times with a knife before fleeing the scene.

Members of the Vineland Police Department Detective Bureau responded to the scene and the case was assigned to Detective Nelson Gonzalez. Within a few hours of the initial incident, Navarro was located at his residence and taken into custody without incident and charged with the following:


Criminal Attempt Murder. Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purpose and Unlawful Possession of Weapon.

Navarro was later transported to the Cumberland County Department of Corrections.


Anyone with additional information can contact Det. N. Gonzalez at 856-691-4111 x 4656




Vineland Police Department Detective Bureau          856.691.4111 x 4181

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Release Authorized - Detective Lieutenant Matthew S. Browne

Alert sent on 11/06/2019 at 10:48AM EST

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Wilfredo Navarro


DLt. Matthew S. Browne


Det. Nelson Gonzalez

856-691-4111 x4656

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