Skyler J. Robinson, 22, was indicted in Gloucester County last week.
Monday, February 25, 2013
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Skyler J. Robinson, who was accused of killing Gloucester Township Police K-9 Schultz in 2010, now faces unrelated drug charges in Gloucester County.
Trouble keeps coming for Skyler J. Robinson. He was accused in 2010 of killing Gloucester Township Police K-9 Schultz after Robinson and accomplice allegedly robbed a Chinese restaurant and were running from police. While awaiting trial, he was arrested again, this time on drug-distribution charges in August 2012. A Gloucester County grand jury this week indicted Robinson, 22, on the following charges related to that arrest: • One third-degree count of possession of oxycodone; • Two third-degree counts of manufacturing/distributing or dispensing oxycodone in a quantity greater than one ounce. Oxycodone is a powerful narcotic painkiller. Each of the charges in the indictment carries a sentence of three to five years in state prison. An …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Skyler Robinson, 22, was arrested Monday by Gloucester County authorities. He was on that county sheriff's most wanted list for charges unrelated to the K-9's death.
Skyler Robinson’s meeting on a drug rehab program—which will allow him to avoid trial on charges he killed a police K-9—ended with him back in jail Monday. Robinson, 22, was arrested at Superior Court in Camden County by the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Fugitive Unit, the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office and the Camden County Sheriff’s Office. It turns out he was No. 4 on the Gloucester County sheriff’s most wanted list. Robinson is known locally as a suspect in the death of Gloucester Township Police K-9 Schultz on Nov. 30, 2010. The Sewell man allegedly swung the German shepherd into oncoming traffic after Schultz bit down on his arm during an arrest. Robinson was accused of robbing a Chinese restaurant and trying to escape when …
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Gloucester Township Police Chief W. Harry Earle questions a judge's decision to grant Schultz's accused killer a stint in drug rehab.
Gloucester Township police are none too happy a Washington Township man charged with robbing a Blackwood Chinese restaurant and killing a police dog in late November 2010 apparently won't be heading to prison. "I think it's fair to say it's certainly disappointing given the nature of the crime," Police Chief W. Harry Earle said Friday afternoon. The Camden County Prosecutor's Office announced Thursday that Superior Court Judge Thomas Brown granted Skyler Robinson's request to enter drug rehabilitation rather than go to trial and face a prison sentence. Robinson, 22, of Washington Township's Sewell section, was indicted in June 2011 on two counts of injury to law-enforcement animals and single counts of robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery…
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Skyler Robinson, 22, goes to drug rehab instead of facing prison time.
Authorities on Thursday announced accused K-9 Schultz killer Skyler Robinson will not face prison time in connection with the police dog's death or the robbery of a Chinese restaurant that same night. Camden County Prosecutor Warren Faulk and Gloucester Township Police Chief W. Harry Earle issued a joint press release announcing Robinson, 22, of Sewell, will avoid prison time after a judge granted his request to enter drug rehabilitation rather than face a prison sentence by going to trial. Robinson's trial on charges stemming from the Nov. 30, 2010, Lucky Dragon Chinese restaurant robbery and K-9 Schultz death was scheduled to begin next week. Robinson applied for drug treatment as an alternative to incarceration, and that request was …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Skyler Robinson's trial begins on Jan. 28.
A Washington Township man will finally go to trial on charges of robbing a Blackwood Chinese restaurant and killing Gloucester Township Police Department K-9 Schultz as he was being chased along Route 42 in late November 2010. Skyler J. Robinson's trial is scheduled to begin on Monday, Jan. 28, according to Camden County Prosecutor's Office spokesman Jason Laughlin. Robinson, of Pitman Downer Road, Sewell, was indicted June 21, 2011, on three counts of robbery—one for each person inside East Church Street's Lucky Dragon Chinese restaurant during the Nov. 30, 2010, robbery—two counts of causing injury to a police animal and single counts of conspiracy to commit robbery, aggravated assault, and resisting arrest. Evan J. Scotese, 21, of …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Skyler J. Robinson is accused of possessing a powerful narcotic drug.
UPDATE, 4:58 p.m.: Skyler Robinson was released from the Gloucester County Jail after posting bail late Wednesday afternoon, according to an official at the jail. __________________________ The Washington Township man already accused of killing a Gloucester Township police K-9 after allegedly robbing a Chinese restaurant with an accomplice is in trouble again. Skyler J. Robinson, 22, of Pitman Downer Road, was arrested without incident at his home Wednesday on drug-distribution charges, according to the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office. In his latest arrest, Robinson is charged with possession of oxycodone without a prescription, and with intent to distribute; distribution of oxycodone to an undercover officer; and possession of …
Saturday, October 8, 2011
Prosecutors allege Evan Scotese helped Skyler Robinson rob a Chinese restaurant shortly before Robinson hurled the police dog into traffic on Route 42.
A Washington Township man accused of robbing a Chinese restaurant last November, leading to the police pursuit that resulted in the death of Gloucester Township Police K-9 Schultz, has been sentenced to six years in state prison, according to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office. Evan Scotese, 20, of Sewell, admitted to robbing Lucky Dragon Chinese restaurant around 7 p.m. on Nov. 30, 2010, in entering his guilty plea before Superior Court Judge Irvin Snyder on Aug. 1. Scotese was sentenced on Sept. 9. He must serve 85 percent of the six-year sentence before being eligible for parole. Scotese punched a Lucky Dragon employee in the head during the robbery, according to authorities. He pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree robbery. A…
Monday, August 1, 2011
The accomplice of the man accused of tossing the beloved K-9 into an oncoming car pleaded guilty today.
A Washington Township man accused of robbing a Chinese restaurant last November, leading to the police pursuit that resulted in the death of Gloucester Township Police K-9 Schultz, pleaded guilty today, according to Camden County Prosecutor Warren W. Faulk. Evan Scotese, 20, faces a six-year prison term after he pleaded guilty to second-degree robbery before Superior Court Judge Irvin Snyder, Faulk said. Scotese admitted to robbing Lucky Dragon Chinese restaurant, located on the 400 block of East Church Street in the township's Blackwood section, around 7 p.m. on Nov. 30, 2010. Scotese punched a man working at the restaurant in the face during the robbery. He and co-defendant Skyler J. Robinson, 21, fled the restaurant with cash, according…
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
The indictments were handed down Tuesday—the same day Gov. Christie signed "Schultz's Law."
The Gloucester Township Police Department family received a double dose of good news out of Camden and Trenton on the K-9 Schultz front this week. A Camden County grand jury on Tuesday indicted two Gloucester County men in connection with last November's infamous Blackwood Chinese restaurant robbery that led to the death of the beloved K-9, according to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office. "I'm certainly pleased that the prosecutor's office is working so closely with us on this case and has proceeded to get the indictments," Gloucester Township Police Chief W. Harry Earle said today. Police also learned today that Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday signed into law a measure named after K-9 Schultz that strengthens the penalties for those …