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Indictments Filed June 4, 2024

Indictments Filed June 4, 2024

By Vince Conti

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Readers are reminded that not only are all individuals listed below presumed innocent unless proven guilty, there may also be multiple individuals who share the same name, even in the same town.

COURT HOUSE – A Cape May County grand jury handed up 14 indictments June 4. 

The abbreviation CDS below stands for controlled dangerous substance.  

A “certain person” charge can be brought against individuals whose previous convictions bar them from having weapons. 

Thomas T. Stevens was indicted on a count of fourth-degree criminal mischief related to an incident in Wildwood Crest in January.

Terrell C. Washington and Michael A. Piller were indicted separately and individually on a count of bail jumping. Washington’s count is in the fourth degree. He failed to appear at a hearing on an offense that could carry a period of incarceration, that of uttering a forged instrument in the third degree. Piller failed to appear for a hearing in which he faced charges of third-degree forgery. The bail-jumping count for Piller is in the third degree.

Raymond E. Parsons III faces a second-degree count for endangering the welfare of a child in the third degree. The indictment states that Parsons had possession of child porn in Upper Township.

Breana James and Jose Castro-Custodio were indicted together. James faces two counts of possession of a CDS, heroin and cocaine. Castro-Custodio was named in a fourth-degree count for certain person after being found in possession of a knife. Castro-Custodio was convicted in 2015 for aggravated assault.

Michael S. Kendrick, Ethan Szwed and Kathryn Herrera were individually and separately indicted each on a single count of possession of a CDS in the third degree. The controlled substances in question were methamphetamine and amphetamine.

Michael Kelly was named in a four-count indictment, including three counts of third-degree possession of a CDS and one count of possession of a CDS with intent to distribute. The three substances were buprenorphine, clonazepam and methamphetamine.

Kelly P. Keppel faces a single count of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child related to an incident in Lower Township in March.

Xavier Camp was indicted on two counts of aggravated assault, one in the second degree and one in the third degree. Included as well is a count for third-degree criminal restraint.

Shawn M. Reinertsen was named in a four-count indictment for burglary, criminal mischief and possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose, each count in the third degree. The final count in the indictment was fourth-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, a metal pipe.

William Lazaro was indicted on three counts, including a second-degree count for certain person and two third-degree counts for possession of a CDS, methamphetamine, and unlawful possession of a weapon, a pellet handgun. Lazaro was convicted in 2008 for endangering the welfare of a child.

Lee N. Robinson was indicted for hindering apprehension in the third degree and tampering with evidence in the fourth degree.


Vince Conti is a reporter for the Cape May County Herald.

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