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April 27, 2012
MAYS LANDING, N.J. - A jury convicted an Atlantic City man Thursday of murder and other charges in the fatal carjacking of a customer from a casino parking garage in 2010. Craig Arno was found guilty of murdering Martin Caballero, 47, of North Bergen, N.J., after he and his ex-girlfriend Jessica Kisby cornered the victim in the parking garage of the Trump Taj Mahal in May 2010. He was cleared of one attempted-murder charge. Kisby pleaded guilty in February to murder and agreed to testify against Arno in return for becoming eligible for parole in 30 years.
NEWS
April 26, 2012 | By George Anastasia, inquirer staff writer
An Atlantic City grifter with a history of fraud convictions was found guilty Thursday of the brutal stabbing death of a casino patron who was carjacked in May 2010 from the Trump Taj Mahal Casino-Hotel. Craig Arno, 46, faces a potential life sentence on murder charges following his conviction by an Atlantic County Superior Court jury on 27 of 28 criminal counts he faced in the death of Martin Caballero. The jury deliberated for five days after a two-week trial in Mays Landing.
NEWS
April 20, 2012 | By George Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
MAYS LANDING, N.J. - Jessica Kisby was the star witness in the Taj Mahal kidnapping-murder case that concluded Thursday, but she clearly was not a favorite of even the prosecution. In closing arguments before an Atlantic County jury, First Assistant County Prosecutor James McClain described Kisby, 26, as a "coldhearted, cold-blooded murderer. " But in a dramatic summation that capped the 10-day trial, McClain told the jury, "At the time she testified, she was one of two coldhearted, cold-blooded murderers in the courtroom.
NEWS
April 12, 2012 | By George Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
MAYS LANDING, N.J. - Jurors in the Trump Taj Mahal Casino-Hotel kidnapping-murder case got another look Wednesday at Jessica Kisby when the prosecution played a surveillance video of the admitted murderer shoplifting medical supplies from a Kmart in Pleasantville on May 24, 2010. On Tuesday, other surveillance footage played for the Atlantic County jury placed her in the casino garage confronting North Jersey grocer Martin Caballero at the time he was carjacked. It later showed her at an Exxon station buying a 5-gallon can of gasoline that authorities say was used to torch Caballero's Lincoln MKS hours after he was killed May 21, 2010.
NEWS
April 11, 2012 | By George Anastasia, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
MAYS LANDING, N.J. - Jurors in the Trump Taj Mahal Casino-Hotel kidnapping-murder case got another look Wednesday at Jessica Kisby when the prosecution played a surveillance video of the admitted murderer shoplifting medical supplies from a K-Mart in Pleasantville on May 24, 2010. On Tuesday, other surveillance footage played for the Atlantic County jury placed her in the casino garage confronting North Jersey grocer Martin Caballero at the time he was carjacked. It later showed her at an Exxon station buying a five-gallon can of gasoline that authorities say was used to torch Caballero's Lincoln MKS hours after he was killed on May 21, 2010.
NEWS
April 10, 2012 | Associated Press
MAYS LANDING, N.J. - Prosecutors detailed the "brutal nature" of the victim's death as opening arguments began Monday in the trial of a man accused in the fatal carjacking of an Atlantic City casino patron two years ago. Craig Arno faces 28 counts - including murder, carjacking, and three counts of felony murder - in the death of 47-year-old Martin Caballero of North Bergen. Arno could face a life sentence if convicted. Atlantic County prosecutors said Arno, 46, and his girlfriend, Jessica Kisby, who has pleaded guilty, carjacked Caballero in the parking garage of the Trump Taj Mahal casino in May 2010 and stabbed him to death.
NEWS
February 24, 2012 | By Edward Colimore, Inquirer Staff Writer
A Gloucester Township youth was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in prison for fatally stabbing his former foster father last year, authorities said. Demetrius Minor, 16, must serve 85 percent of his sentence for the aggravated manslaughter of Theotis Butts before he will be eligible for parole. He received an additional 10 years, to be served concurrently, for an unrelated carjacking. Minor stabbed Butts on July 11. He had carjacked a couple at gunpoint and driven away with their car May 29. At Minor's sentencing in New Jersey Superior Court, Wanda Broach-Butts spoke to him about what she and her husband had tried to do as his foster parents.
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