2020 News Release

April 20, 2020

Public Information Bureau (609) 882-2000
Major Brian Polite - ext. 6514
Lt. Theodore Schafer - ext. 6515
SFC Jeff Flynn - ext. 6516
Sgt. Lawrence Peele - ext. 6531
Tpr. Alejandro Goez - ext. 6527
Tpr. Charles Marchan - ext. 6513

$5,000 Reward Offered in Interstate 78 Shooting Investigation

Greenwich Township, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police announced QuVa Pharma has offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect who shot and injured Cory Vernon, 39, of Easton, PA, on Interstate 78 in Greenwich Township, Warren County.

On March 31, at 5:57 a.m., troopers from Troop “B” Perryville Station were dispatched to the Exit 6 off ramp on Interstate 78 for the report of a shooting. When they arrived, Vernon was conscious and alert inside her vehicle. She sustained three gunshot wounds to her head, hand and chest. She was treated at the scene and taken to an area hospital.

Detectives believe that the suspect was traveling in the area of Interstate 78 east between Exit 75 (Morgan Hill Road) in Easton, PA and Exit 6 in New Jersey between 5:40 a.m. and 5:55 a.m., prior to fleeing the scene in Greenwich Township in a dark-colored sedan.

The suspect is described as a white male with dark clothing. The composite sketch below, which was done by a trooper from the New Jersey State Police Forensic Photography and Composite Artist Unit, is a rendering of how the suspect may appear.
Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling the Warren County Prosecutor's Office Crime Tip Hotline at 908-475-6643 or 866-942-6467 or by going to https://www.wcpo-nj.us/crime-tips.php.

Anyone with information can also contact the New Jersey State Police Perryville Station at 908-730-7042. Anonymous tips are welcome.

Composite Sketch

Composite Sketch

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