|Contact: D/Sgt. Mark Watson|
On Wednesday July 26, 2023 at approximately 10:57 A.M., Officer Broniszewski and Officer McGowan were in the area of South Broad Street and Oldfield Avenue when they conducted a motor vehicle stop on a green Honda. During the stop the Officers located four metal pipes with caps and green wicks consistent with being pipe bombs on the passenger side floor inside the vehicle. The driver was detained and South Broad Street was shut down between Harcourt Avenue and Churchill Avenue. The surrounding businesses and residences were also evacuated as a precaution. The New Jersey State Police Bomb Unit was contacted and responded to the scene and took possession of the devices for destruction. The suspect was placed under arrest and identified as Jeremy Giliberti, 51, of Mt. Laurel. Search warrants were applied for Giliberti’s residence and additional vehicles and one more device was located inside of his residence. The New Jersey State Police Bomb Unit took possession of the additional device.
Giliberti was charged with Possession of Destructive Device. Giliberti was transported to the Mercer County Correctional Facility pending a detention hearing.
The Hamilton Police Division would like to thank the New Jersey State Police Bomb Unit, FBI, ATF, Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office, Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office, and Mt. Laurel Police Department for their assistance.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Bob Whartenby of the Hamilton Police Division Major Crimes Unit at (609) 581-4032 or the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at (609) 581-4008.