Activity Report

Calls for Service July 1 - July 4, 2011

A West Street resident reported to police her 24 foot extension ladder was taken from the ground next to their garage.  The area was checked with negative results for the ladder.

 During a routine traffic stop, a 54 year old Philadelphia man displayed a Department of Corrections badge from the City of Philadelphia. It was discovered the gentleman had retired from the District of Columbia Department of Corrections some time ago. He admitted to purchasing the badge. He was issued his summons and released.

 A 36 year old Virginia resident reported he was robbed on the area of the Carriage House Apartments. Witnesses stated it appeared to be a CDS transaction gone wrong. Subject denied this was the case and stated he was jumped by two males. Incident still under investigation.

 Officers were dispatched to Dubois Avenue for a possible domestic. The 24 year old female resident stated she was checking on an extremely intoxicated friend who was falling inside the house when he became belligerent and insulting toward her. The 24 year old male then left the residence heading toward the bus stop. Officers located the subject and he was taken to UMH-ER to be seen for his high intoxication level. He was advised not to return to the residence.

 Officers responded to an E. Centre Street resident for a 911 call. The 43 year old city resident who appeared to be intoxicated was very irate and uncooperative with officers. The resident stated she wanted her two friends to leave. They both stated they had been staying there for several weeks but left without incident. The resident continued to yell and create a disturbance. She was issued a summons for disorderly persons and occupant standard violations.

  Officers were called to a disturbance on High Street. As the subjects were being dispersed, one 54 year old city resident walked down the street carrying an open can of alcoholic beverages. When advised to stop and come back, the subject threw the can onto the front yard of a neighbor. The subject then picked up the can, shaking it and pouring it at the officers. He was issued a complaint summons for disorderly conduct, a municipal ordinance for open container of alcohol and littering.

 Officers were dispatched to High Street for a disturbance. Two women were involved in a heated verbal argument. Party goers were dispersed. Both females were issued summonses for disorderly conduct. The tenant was issued a summons for a nuisance at a rental property disturbing the surrounding properties and residents.

Officers responded to an assault complaint on West Street. A 17 year old Woodbury resident stated he went to the home to pick up some of his belongings and the 19 year old resident started a fighting with him. He then called the police. The 19 year old ran back into the house and was located in the basement area. In plain view officers located CDS Paraphernalia. The resident was placed under arrest, He was issued summons for possession of CDS paraphernalia and occupant standard violations for committing the act of possession of CDS paraphernalia at a rental property.

Officers were dispatched to Nelson Avenue for an unknown dispute. A 27 year old Wenonah resident and her 30 year old husband were arguing. During the argument, the 30 year old smashed the tail light out of a vehicle and the rear windshield of another. Both vehicles are registered to the female. He was placed under arrest for criminal mischief. He was advised not to return to the residence.

 Woodbury units were dispatched to the area of the Colonial diner to speak with a 26 year old Woodbury resident regarding an incident that had just occurred. The resident stated he has had previous altercations with a 28 year old Westville male. Tonight they were involved in another altercation and the Westville male reached into his pants pocket and removed money. It was learned the suspect also has an outstanding warrant. Complaints were signed against the suspect for strong armed robbery. He remains at large.

A Lafayette Avenue resident reported the license plates from her vehicle were stolen overnight. She stated her vehicle as parked in the street in front of her residence.  The next day the resident contacted the police as the license plates were returned to her front lawn by unknown actor/s.

A 60 year old city resident reported to police he lost copies of his driver’s license, voter registration and county identification card. He wanted the incident documented.

 A 33 year old city resident reported someone was breaking into her vehicle. Officers located a 55 year old male resident who matched the description given. Found on his person was CDS paraphernalia. He was positively identified by the owner of the vehicle as the male who had entered her vehicle. Suspect was placed under arrest and charged with burglary to a motor vehicle, possession of CDS paraphernalia, criminal trespassing and obstruction. He was lodged in the Gloucester County Jail in default of bail.

 A Manor Avenue resident reported he was assaulted by his neighbor.  The resident stated there have been ongoing problems with this neighbor. He was advised on the procedure to sign a complaint and to contact the police should there be any further problems.

 Officers responded to La Pizza Di for an unknown problem. A 52 year old city resident advised two people came into the pizza shop and gave them a hard time. There was no description of the accused available. While speaking with the caller, officers observed an open bottle of alcohol on the table. A 49 year old Mullica Hill resident stated it was his. He was issued a municipal ordinance for possession of an open container of alcohol. The bottle was destroyed at the scene. Officers checked the area for the accused with negative results.

 Officers observed a Logan Street resident setting off bottle rocket fire crackers in his driveway. He was  advised fireworks are illegal in the State of New Jersey. He was issued a summons for disorderly conduct and advised to stop lighting the bottle rockets.

 A caller reported two males were carrying a woman into the wooded area behind the YMCA. One male and the female were partially undressed. They were told to redress themselves. They were issued summonses for lewdness. They were advised not to return to the park.

 Officers responded for a suspicious male behind the dumpster of the Colonial Diner. Upon investigation officers located a 52 year old Glassboro resident with an open 12 pack of alcoholic beverages. The subject had an odor of alcoholic beverages on his person. He was issued a summons for open container and was released pending court.

 A Prince Street resident reported two tires were flattened on their truck overnight. While attempting to refill the tires, it was discovered the stems had been cut. The resident also stated a bottle was thrown at their residence several weeks ago but they did not report this to the police. I advised the resident the incident would be documented and extra patrols would be in the area. The incident is still under investigation.

 A High Street resident reported eggs had just been thrown at his front door. The resident stated just prior to calling the police the eggs were thrown. He has had ongoing issues with people ringing his door bell and running away. There did not appear to be any damage to the door. Officers checked the area for any accused with negative results.

 A Packer Street resident reported a delivery package was stolen from the outside of her residence. The resident stated she had been in the hospital overnight. During that time according to the US Postal Service, the package had been delivered. She was advised a report would be on file and other officers would be advised to patrol the area.

 Officers responded to a vacant Dare Street residence for someone being inside. Located inside were three males. The property owner stated no one was to be inside the property. All three were charged with trespassing.

A 27 year old city resident reported to headquarters to turn herself in on two outstanding warrants. She posted bail and was released on her own recognizance pending court.

A Tatum Street resident reported damage to her motor vehicle overnight. The vehicle was parked in her private driveway and the rear windshield was smashed. The cost to repair the windshield is unknown at this time.

Officers were dispatched to the area of the West Deptford Shop Rite for an incident that occurred on the NJ Transit bus while in Woodbury. The complainant stated she had fallen asleep on the bus and someone took her travel bag while she was sleeping. She was advised to cancel all her credit cards. A check of the immediate area was negative for any subjects or the travel bag. There were no witnesses to the incident.

An Oak Street resident contacted police to report a criminal mischief to his vehicle. Sometime during the overnight hours unknown actor/s punctured all four of his vehicle tires. He had checked with all his neighbors and no one else had been victimized.

 Officers responded to the area of the Woodbury Public Library for a male sleeping on a bench. The male was identified and stated he was waiting for the Library to open. An outstanding Deptford warrant was located. The male was placed under arrest and turned over to Deptford Township Police Department.

 

Calls for Service June 30, 2011

Cherry Street resident reported he was away on vacation and came home finding damage to his pool. The unknown actor/s entered his fenced secured yard and removed the protective covering from his pool causing damage to same. Cost of repairs is unknown at this time.

 

Officers received a call of a suspicious vehicle parked in the area of S. Childs Street. Upon investigation CDS paraphernalia was discovered in plain view. Further investigation revealed suspected marijuana in the ash tray. The accused was placed under arrest and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of CDS paraphernalia, failure to surrender CDS to a law enforcement officer as well as a motor vehicle summons. He was released pending court.

 

Officers were dispatched to the Woodlake Apartment complex for a complaint of threats. A 60 year old tenant advised her neighbor’s brother threatened her. There are ongoing issues of noise complaints from both tenants. Both parties were advised not to have contact with one another and if there were any further problems to call the police department.

 

Officers responded to a call from a Paulsboro resident at the CVS Pharmacy. The complainant stated she was crossing E. Red Bank Avenue when the passenger of a vehicle yelled at her and used racial slurs toward her. The passenger then spit on her. Incident is currently under further investigation.

 

A Franklin Street resident reported the father of her adult child was riding in front of her home in a vehicle and yelling profanities toward her. She was advised of the procedures to sign a complaint and of her domestic violence rights.

 

Two Pennsylvania residents came into headquarters with a complaint regarding a business owner in the City of Woodbury. The matter they were addressing is a civil matter and they were advised on the process for civil court.

 

While on patrol in the area of Carpenter Street, officers observed a male riding a bicycle carrying what appeared to be an open alcoholic beverage. Upon making contact with the male the male was carrying an open bottle of an alcoholic beverage. It was learned the suspect has an outstanding Woodbury Heights and Lindenwold warrant and he was placed under arrest.  The suspect was released on his own recognizance on the warrants with a summons for open container of alcohol.

 

Officers enforced the abandoned vehicle municipal ordinance throughout the city.

 

Officers responded to a fire in the area of N. Horace Street. It was a dryer fire. The scene was turned over to the Woodbury Fire Department.

 

Officers were called to Hemlock Terrace for a verbal argument. Both parties stated it was verbal only. The owner of the home did not want the 35 year old male to remain in the home for the evening. A warrant check on the male revealed an active Oaklyn warrant.  He was placed under arrest. The subject was later released on his own recognizance and advised not to return to Hemlock Terrace.

 

 

 

 

Calls for Service June 29, 2011

Officers responded to a residence at the Woodlake Apartments for a theft complaint. According to the victim, her ex-boyfriend came into the apartment to pick up some items and while there took money out of the living room area. The victim did not wish to pursue complaints at this time.

 

A 44 year old female Woodbury resident reported while leaving her boyfriend’s home, she was attacked by two males, knocking her down and taking her cell phone. She was able to provide a description of one of her attackers. She was transported to Underwood Memorial Hospital for treatment. Investigation will continue.

 

A county employee reported to police her car was vandalized while parked in the Justice Complex parking lot. The roof to her convertible was punctured. The cost to make repairs is unknown at this time.

 

A Department of Corrections officer reported an assault by a female inmate. Complaints will be signed.

 

CVS employees contacted the police in regard to a shoplifter. Employees followed the subject outside the store and when confronted, the subject ran off. A description was given to officers who located the suspect on E. Red Bank Avenue. Suspect was placed under arrest. The suspect was processed and served with a complaint for shoplifting.

 

A Jackson Street resident reported to police a male yelled a racial slur into the window of her residence. This same incident occurred last week but no report was made. Woodbury units checked the area for the male with negative results.

 

Officers responded to George’s Barber Shop for an unwanted person and someone attempting to steal items from the shop. There is an ongoing dispute with regard to the property at the shop. The new owner will be signing complaints for trespassing.

 

Officers were dispatched to the Woodlake Apartment complex for a neighbor dispute. Both parties were advised to cease having any contact with one another and were instructed on how to sign complaints with the court clerk’s office.

 

While at the YMCA playing basketball, a Woodbury resident reported his cell phone was stolen. By obtaining the cell phone records, the cell phone was located at an unknown facility. The facility stated they would handle the problem and make restitution to the owner of the cell phone.

 

A 48 year old city resident was observed sitting on a park bench drinking out of a black plastic bag. When he saw officers, he placed the can and bag under the bench. The can was identified as an alcoholic beverage. The can was emptied and disposed of properly. Subject was issued a summons for open alcohol in public.

 

A 24 year old female Glassboro resident was observed in the park off South Broad Street with a large can that appeared to be an alcoholic beverage. It was discovered the beverage was a partially consumed cold can of alcohol. Subject was issued a summons for open container of alcohol in public. The can was emptied and disposed of in the proper manner.

 

Officers made a traffic stop on N. Broad Street which resulted in the operator being placed under arrest for an outstanding warrant from Gloucester Township. A search incident to arrest revealed the subject to be in possession of CDS paraphernalia. Gloucester Township released the accused on his own recognizance. He was served with his paperwork and a summons for possession of paraphernalia. The passenger of the vehicle also had a warrant for his arrest out of East Greenwich Township. A search incident to his arrest also revealed CDS paraphernalia on his person. The accused was turned over to East Greenwich Township on their warrant along with a summons for possession of paraphernalia.

 

A NJ Transit driver reported to police he had an unruly passenger on board the bus who stated he did not receive the proper change. The driver stated he did give the passenger his proper change. Officers spoke with the passenger, a 23 year old Pennsville resident and advised him of his options and a report of the incident would be on file.

 

A 22 year old city resident was placed under arrest for an outstanding warrant. He was processed and released on his own recognizance.

 

Calls for Service June 28, 2011

Officers responded to the Woodlake Apartment complex for a neighbor complaint. This has been an ongoing problem. Both were advised to make an effort not to annoy one another. They were advised on the process to sign complaints if they wished.

Officers were in the area of S. Broad Street and noticed a group of people hanging around a property with a No Trespassing and Private Property sign. No one in the group lived at the residence and were unable to identify the owner of the property. All were issued summonses for trespassing.

 

Officers responded to a Wallace Street residence for an intoxicated male yelling for help. Officers advised the male to calm down and to stop acting disorderly. Investigation revealed this to be a domestic argument. The male was later charged with simple assault and disorderly conduct.

 

A 29 year old female was stopped in the area of Railroad Avenue drinking an open container of alcohol. She was charged with possession of an open container of alcohol and released pending court.

 

Officers were dispatched to the CVS Pharmacy parking lot for a male soliciting money from customers. The male was located and denied soliciting any money but did request cigarettes. It was learned the 44 year old Turnersville resident had an outstanding warrant from Washington Twp. He was placed under arrest on the warrant. Washington Twp. authorized the male to be released on his own recognizance. He was served with his paperwork and a summons for disorderly conduct.

While on foot patrol officers in the area of Russell Street observed a 48 year old male Woodbury resident drinking from a tall can wrapped in a plastic bag. As officers approached it was determined the can was an alcoholic beverage. Gloucester County Communications advised the male had two outstanding warrants. He was placed under arrest. He was later released on his own recognizance on the two warrants with a summons for possession and consumption of alcohol in public.

 

Woolwich Township officers had a 46 year old Paulsboro resident under arrest for a Woodbury warrant. The female was turned over to the Woodbury Police. Subject posted bail and was released with a new court date.

 

Officers responded to the Acme Market for a shoplifter in custody. Employees stated they observed the 40 year old female Woodbury resident hide items in her handbag. It was learned the suspect had outstanding warrants from various towns in the area. She was placed under arrest. Suspect stated she was living at a residence in Woodbury but is not on the lease. All towns released the suspect on her own recognizance. She was issued a summons for shoplifting and occupant standard violation.

 

Officers were dispatched to a pay phone in the Evergreen Shopping Center for a male who called in a bomb threat. A witness provided a description and he was located in the lobby of Wawa. Incident still under investigation.

 

A 55 year old Woodbury male called 911 for a ride to pick up his medication. Officers advised the subject this was not a medical emergency and to only use 911 in the case of emergency. He was issued a summons for misuse of an emergency response system.

 

 

 

Calls for Service June 27, 2011

While on a traffic stop, officers learned the driver of the vehicle had an outstanding warrant from Gloucester City. Operator was placed under arrest. At headquarters the subject was released on her own recognizance, issued her traffic summons and released pending court.

 

A 45 year old Philadelphia resident came to headquarters with a harassment complaint.  She stated she was harassed by a co-worker. She was advised on the procedures to sign a complaint.

 

Three juveniles were located in the area of Bell Lake Park. Officers were advised the juveniles were attempting to start a fire. All three were taken home to their parents who were advised of the incident. All three were referred for Station House Adjustment.

 

Officers responded to Green Street for a domestic violence incident. The victim did not wish to sign criminal complaints at this time. She was advised of her rights under domestic violence.

 

Several letters regarding property maintenance were sent to residents in the city. Officers will follow up in ten days and take any appropriate action at that time.

 

Officers met with the property manager of a High Street property to advise of the incidents that have transpired at the property. He was advised on how to obtain copies of the police reports and the city ordinance pertaining to grounds for a hearing in order to suspend or terminate a landlord license.

 

Officers responded to Walgreen’s Pharmacy for a shoplifting. A 39 year old Perth Amboy resident was placed under arrest. He could not post bail on the complaint and was lodged in the Gloucester County Jail in default.

 

While checking an activated alarm at the Walnut Street School, officers located two double pane windows on the east side of the building were broken. Only the exterior pane of glass was broken out. School maintenance department was notified of the damage.

 

Officers responded to a complaint of a female in the S. Broad Street area causing a disturbance. Officers identified the female from the description provided. She was issued a summons for disorderly conduct with a pending court date.

 

Officers responded to a complaint of a male sitting on a porch in the area of W. Centre Street. The property is currently abandoned and marked no trespassing. The 39 year old Perth Amboy resident was later charged with open container of alcohol in public and trespassing.

 

 

 
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