Gloucester County ProsecutorGloucester County Prosecutor's Office

Criminal Justice Complex
P.O.Box 623
Woodubury, NJ 08096
Phone: (856) 384-5500


Subject :

Reward in Monroe NJ Homicide
Contact :Bernie Weisenfeld    856-384-5617


                                                                 PRESS RELEASE


For Immediate Release

January    25 ,   2018

Contact:  Bernie Weisenfeld- PIO-GCPO

Re.: Reward in Monroe homicide


The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office and the Monroe Township Police Department are jointly offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the fatal shooting of Steve M. Bucher.


The 56-year-old Bucher was found deceased in his home in the Timber Lakes section of Monroe Township on 1/10/18.  An autopsy concluded the cause of his death was a gunshot wound and the manner of death was homicide.


Based on the information and evidence collected to date, there is no danger to the community related to this incident.  Any indication to the contrary in the ongoing investigation will result in notification of the public.


Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Greg. Malesich of the GCPO at 856-384-5626 or Det. Kristyn Armstrong of the Monroe PD at 856-728-9800,  ext.  577.


Anonymous tips can be submitted to the GCPO at or visit or download the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office MyPD smartphone app, which can be downloaded free at the iOS App Store or Google Play Store.