Calls for Service June 15, 2011
Officers observed a truck with two occupants behind the LukOil on N. Broad Street after business hours. The occupants were questioned as to the purpose of them being there. Further investigation revealed they were scrapping metal from behind the property. In plain view in the truck was a McDonald’s cup which contained a glass/Pyrex pipe commonly used to smoke crack/cocaine. Both subjects were charged with possession of CDS paraphernalia, theft and trespassing. Both were lodged in the Gloucester County Jail in default of bail.
Officers responded to a theft of services call at Captn’s Corner. A customer had paid his bill with a debit card and left the restaurant. The card was denied. Investigation to continue
Officers observed a 48 year old Paulsboro resident on Lafayette Avenue drinking from a large red can. As the officer made contact with the subject, the red can was a 24 ounce open Budweiser beer. A warrant check revealed an active warrant on the subject from West Deptford Township. The accused was released on his own recognizance for the warrant and issued a summons for open alcohol in public.
28 year old City resident reported she parked her vehicle in front of her apartment leaving the keys in the ignition and her purse on the front seat while she ran back into her apartment. The vehicle was unlocked. Upon her return her Coach bag was missing. After searching the area, the victim located her purse in a dumpster. Her cash and two packs of cigarettes were missing. She advised there are video cameras in the property that pointed to where her vehicle was parked. Officers will contact management to obtain a copy of the video.
Woodbury resident reported he has been receiving harassing/threatening telephone calls and messages from his friend’s husband from whom she is separated. Officers contacted the accused and advised him to cease making the threatening calls. He denied threatening the complainant. Complainant was advised to contact the police immediately if he should have any further contact with the accused.
Employees of Images Salon reported two males entered the salon and were looking around. They looked at the hair products and left. They both returned again and went to the products area. One male had a brief conversation with one of the employees. Both males then left the salon without making any purchases or appointment. Employees felt this was suspicious behavior. Employees were advised if the males return to contact the police immediately. Extra patrols will be performed in the area.
Officers responded to the area of E. Centre Street for a 24 year old city resident who stated the father of her child left her residence with her cell phone, gift card and cell phone minutes card. She provided a description to officers. The accused, 27 year old Glassboro resident was located. Found in his possession were the items described. He was placed under arrest for the theft. He was served with his summons and released. The items will be retained as evidence.
Officers were dispatched to a Penn Street residence for a complaint of harassing/threatening phone calls. Resident stated his cousin has been calling from a restricted number threatening him. The complainant was advised a report would be on file and to contact the police immediately if he receives any further calls.
A 49 year old Deptford woman fell while running this morning southbound on N. Broad Street. She felt the reason she fell was from uneven sidewalks. She went home immediately to clean out her injuries and denied hospital assistance at this time.
Officers issued the owner/landlord of a High Street residence two unlicensed rental violations. The rental property consists of two rental units and is not licensed with the City.
Officers issued the owner/landlord of a West Centre Street residence an unlicensed rental violation. The rental property is not licensed with the City.
Officers responded to a noise complaint in the Franklin Street area. On arrival no noise could be heard by the officers. The property owner advised he was working on his property and his neighbor said he was being too loud. Property owner was sent a letter regarding property maintenance for having trash and debris in his rear yard. Officers will follow up in ten days.
Officers were dispatched to Wallace Street to speak with a resident regarding his cousin and his relationship with his girlfriend. No complaints were signed. The resident just wanted the police to be aware of the potentially volatile situation.