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Township of Hamilton Police
Thursday November 2nd, 2017 :: 03:27 p.m. EDT


PRESS RELEASE: Aggravated Assault Arrest

On November 2, 2017 at 10:46 am the Township of Hamilton Police Department responded to Route 40 in the area of Cantillion Blvd for a domestic violence incident.

Investigation revealed that Calvin Wiggins, age 24, of Sicklerville, NJ was engaged in a domestic violence incident with his girlfriend along Route 40.  A Good Samaritan was passing by when he witnessed the domestic assault.  As the Good Samaritan exited his vehicle, Wiggins assaulted him by punching him in the face.  The victim fell to the ground and suffered critical injuries. 

The victim was transported to AtlantiCare trauma center in Atlantic City where he remains in critical condition.  A second vehicle also stopped to assist and struck a street sign which punctured the fuel tank resulting in a fuel spill. 

Wiggins is currently in custody and is being charged with Aggravated Assault, Simple Assault and Possession of Marijuana.  Wiggins was lodged in the Atlantic County Justice Facility for the listed charges as well as a parole detainer.  

Mays Landing Rescue Squad, Mays Landing Fire Department and AtlantiCare Paramedics assisted at the scene. 

Township of Hamilton Police
6101 13th St
Hamilton Township, NJ 08330

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-625-2700

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