Camden Daycare Workers Find Gun In Child's Diaper Bag - Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston

Camden Daycare Workers Find Gun In Child's Diaper Bag

Posted: Updated:

An unusual discovery in a child's nursery bag by day care workers leads to an arrest of 25-year-old man.

Workers found a loaded, 9 mm handgun in an 11-month-old girl's nursery bag.

It happened at the El Centro Child Care Center on the 400 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard.

The gun was loaded with hollow-point rounds and was reported stolen in Philadelphia.

The child's father, Rakeem Williams, a father of two from Lindenwold, has been charged. He has a prior conviction for drug possession, authorities say.

Police also found that the weapon had been reported stolen from Philadelphia.

As a result, Williams is facing counts of unlawful possession of a weapon, persons not to have weapons, possession of hollow-point bullets and receiving stolen property. He's being held at the county jail with bail set at $50,000.

The New Jersey Department of Child Protection & Permanency was contacted on behalf of the child and her sibling.

FOX 29's Steve Keeley reported live Wednesday morning from outside the Camden Police Department with more details.

Powered by WorldNow

25 FOX Drive
Dedham, MA 02026

Phone (781) 467-2525

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices