Aulton Mears Homicide – 2017


Date of Incident:

September 20, 2017


Myrtle Street and Lakeview Avenue


Bridgeton, NJ


Aulton Mears

 The Bridgeton Police Department and the CCPO Major Crimes Unit,  investigated the shooting death of Aulton Mears.  Officers discovered the victim, Aulton S. Mears of Bridgeton, NJ, located in his vehicle. Mears had sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The manner of death was classified as a homicide.


The above contains information regarding an open homicide investigation (commonly referred to as a “Cold Case” homicide) being conducted by law enforcement within Cumberland County, NJ. There may or may not be suspects developed in this particular case.

If you have information that could assist law enforcement with this investigation, you are encouraged to contact:

Lieutenant George Chopek, #209

CCPO – Criminal Investigation Bureau Commander

– Major Crimes Unit-

856-453-0486 Ext: 11837

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