The Union County Prosecutor’s Office
32 Rahway Avenue Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Theodore J. Romankow
Prosecutor

Contact:
John Holl
(908) 527-4621
jholl@ucnj.org

For Immediate Release
September 30, 2011

Arrests in March 2011 Plainfield Homicide


The Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a Plainfield man earlier today after he was charged in connection with a March 2011 homicide, announced Union County First Assistant Albert Cernadas, Jr.

Homicide Complaints were issued yesterday for Plainfield resident Jordan Camacho, a known gang member of the G-Shine set of the Bloods. He was arrested at his home this morning, said Cernadas.

A second suspect, a  juvenile, also a Plainfield resident was also charged.

Both are accused in the  murder of Nelson Santos-Betances. The homicide occurred at the intersection of 3rd and Monroe Street in Plainfield on March 21, 2011. Bail was set at $1 million  Jordan Camacho. He will be held at the Union County Jail.  The juvenile is presently housed at Jamesburg Youth Correctional Facility.

These criminal charges are mere accusations.  The defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law