Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Gloucester Township Police Chief Harry Earle reported that a Clementon man has been charged with Criminal Attempted Murder and assaulted on two Gloucester Township officers on August 10th after officers responded to a domestic violence incident.
On August 10, 2014 at 11:21 am, Gloucester Township Police responding to the 1500 Building of the Cherrywood Apartments in Clementon, NJ for a 9-1-1 call of a fight. Responding officers heard a woman screaming and the sound of objects breaking coming from the apartment. Officers immediately entered the apartment and found, Ronald McGrath, age 54, of Clementon holding two large knives, one to the victim’s chest and the other to her leg. McGrath threatened to kill the victim and said that the officers would have to kill him. McGrath eventually dropped the knives but resisted arrest as officers attempted to place him into custody.