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Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office nabs #6 on Sheriff Morina’s most wanted list

Gloucester County Sheriff's Office nabs #6 on Sheriff Morina’s most wanted list 

(Woodbury, NJ) – Gloucester County Sheriff Carmel Morina announced that Frank R. Wackes of Westville, number six on the Sheriff’s Top Ten Most Wanted List, was located and arrested today, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018.  The Sheriff’s Fugitive Unit arrested Wackes in Westville, NJ.  The Sheriff’s Department wanted Wackes for violation of probation and his original charge was possession of CDS/analog. He was taken into custody and is currently being lodged in the Salem County Correctional Facility.

Sheriff Morina said, "Our Fugitive Unit works everyday to find fugitives.  Our unit has a group of well-trained detectives that find those who are at large.  Our office partners with other agencies to get criminals off of the streets to keep the residents of Gloucester County safe." 

Freeholder Dan Christy, liaison to the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office, said, "Our sheriff's officers work tirelessly to keep Gloucester County safe for our residents. We are very proud of the professionalism and dedication they display every day."
To date the Sheriff’s Office has apprehended 164 off the Sheriff’s Top Ten Most Wanted List.  

To view the Top Ten Fugitives on Sheriff Morina’s Top Ten Most Wanted List, go to

If you know the whereabouts of a fugitive, please call Lt. Jen Ridinger at 856-384-4625.   All calls are kept confidential.