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Indictments Filed March 12

Indictments Filed March 12

By Vince Conti

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Readers are reminded that not only are all individuals listed below presumed innocent unless proven guilty, but 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 12 indictments March 12. 

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. 

Ramsey Woods was indicted for fourth-degree aggravated assault related to a January incident in Middle Township.

Andrew T. Zarharchuck faces a fourth-degree count for unlawfully taking of a means of conveyance, a 2016 Ford Fiesta.

Timothy Corwonski was indicted for violation of community service for life, third degree. Corwonski failed to honor the terms of his supervision which banned possession or use of a CDS. He was convicted in Salem County in 2003 for endangering the welfare of a child.

Jorge Hernandez-Gomez was named in a one-count indictment for third-degree possession of a CDS, fentanyl/xylazine.

Joseph Rice faces a fourth-degree count for harassment while on probation.

Joann Canames-Perez was named in a three-count indictment for tampering with public records and uttering a forged instrument, both in the third degree, and possession of a fake government ID, fourth degree.

Justin R. Rovira was indicted for stalking and making terroristic threats, both counts in the third degree, along with a fourth-degree count for contempt.

Andrea L. Ryder faces a second-degree count for endangering the welfare of a child.

Jenna L. Falciani was indicted on two separate counts of certain person. Falciani was convicted in Camden County in 2023 of aggravated assault. One certain person count is in the second degree for possession of a .17 caliber rifle. The other is in the fourth degree for possession of knives.

Christopher Paprzycki faces two counts of aggravated assault, one in the second and one in the third degree, along with a count of third-degree theft.

Laura Turner was indicted for third-degree possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose, a knife, and third-degree terroristic threats.

Christopher Merino faces two third-degree counts for possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose and terroristic threats. The indictment also contains a fourth-degree count for unlawful possession of a weapon, a knife.


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

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