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$5,000 reward offered in I-78 shooting investigation in Warren County

GREENWICH TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) -The New Jersey State Police announced QuVa Pharma has offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect who shot and injured a Pennsylvania woman on Interstate 78 in Greenwich Township, Warren County last month.

On March 31, at 5:57 a.m., troopers responded to the Exit 6 off ramp on Interstate 78 for the report of a shooting. When they arrived,Cory Vernon, 39, of Easton was conscious and alert inside her vehicle. She sustained three gunshot wounds to her head, hand and chest. She was treated at the scene and taken to an area hospital.

Detectives believe that the suspect was traveling in the area of Interstate 78 east between Exit 75 (Morgan Hill Road) in Easton, PA and Exit 6 in New Jersey between 5:40 a.m. and 5:55 a.m., prior to fleeing the scene in Greenwich Township in a dark-colored sedan.

The suspect is described as a white male with dark clothing. The composite sketch, which was done by a trooper from the New Jersey State Police Forensic Photography and Composite Artist Unit, is a rendering of how the suspect may appear.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office Crime Tip Hotline at 908-475-6643 or 866-942-6467 or by going to wcpo-nj.us/crime-tips.php.

Anyone with information can also contact the New Jersey State Police Perryville Station at 908-730-7042. Anonymous tips are welcome.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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