Leanard Resto Homicide – 2017


Date of Incident:

February 20, 2017


Area of South East Avenue and York Streets




Leanard Resto

 Bridgeton Police Department and CCPO Major Crimes Detectives investigated the shooting death of Leanard Resto when he was found shot to death in the alleyway located behind 135 East Avenue in the city of Bridgeton. 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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