††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News
Release* †† ††††††Date: November 6, 2009 †
††††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News Release* †† ††††††Date: November 6, 2009
Second suspect arrested and charged in
Guadalupe (DOB 2/3/80) of
Gaudalupe, who was apprehended without incident, also was charged on October 30 with armed robbery, carjacking, unlawful possession of a shotgun and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.
defendant was arrested by members of the Fugitive Unit of the Middlesex County
Prosecutorís Office, the Mercer County Prosecutorís Office and
investigation began after
was taken to
The investigation determined that after Mr. Filardi was shot, his car was stolen. The vehicle since has been recovered.
subsequently arrested and charged Michael J. Mercado (DOB 8/21/81) of May
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Martinez at (732) 745-5200, or Investigator Ricardo at (732) 745-4239.
As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges against Guadalupe and Mercado are merely accusations and they are presumed innocent until proven guilty.