Activity Report

Calls for Service 4/27/11

Officers stopped a subject sitting on the steps of a no trespassing area. Subject attempted to hinder his own apprehension by providing a false name. Further investigation revealed the subject had an active warrant for his arrest. He was placed under arrest on the warrant. Subject was issued two summonses for hindering and trespassing.


Hemlock Terrace resident contacted the police with regard to the well being of his adult daughter who suffers from epilepsy. Resident stated she went to visit a friend in Westville. Westville officers went to the residence and no one would answer the door. Attempts to contact the daughter via her cell phone were unsuccessful as the line was no longer in service.


A Progress Avenue resident reported his laptop computer was stolen from his bedroom. Resident was not home over the weekend. His roommates were questioned regarding the theft. Both denied having taken the computer. Investigation to continue.


Officers responded to Bell Lake Apartments for a burglary. Resident stated a plastic jar with a digital coin counter top containing approximately $120.00 was taken from his living room. It appears entry and exit to the apartment was made through a bedroom window. The window was closed but not locked.  Nothing else appears to be missing. Investigation to continue.


Officers responded to the 200 block of Hunter Street for criminal mischief. Resident stated someone threw eggs at her home. There did not appear to be any damage. Resident also stated the previous evening someone threw eggs at her vehicle and attempted to enter the vehicle through her partially cracked open window. Entry to the vehicle was not made. Resident suspects juveniles in the neighborhood. Officers spoke with a neighboring resident who stated he would make sure he spoke with his children. No complaints at this time.


Resident of the 400 block of Lincoln Street reported a theft of medication from her purse. Officers spoke with others who were on the porch of the property who denied taking the medication. A female on location was found to have active warrants from Deptford Township and Camden City. She was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters. Subject was released on her own recognizance by both towns. She was released with new court dates.


Police were requested to the 400 block of Lincoln Avenue for a neighbor complaint. While cutting the grass the male juvenile apparently asked his neighbor to stop throwing yard debris in his yard. Neighbor began to yell at the juvenile and subsequently the police were called. Both parties were advised to stay away from each other.


Calls for Service 4/26/11

Officers were called to the Woodlake Apartment complex for a domestic violence incident. Complainant stated the father of her child made terroristic threats toward her and took her cell phone. Subject was informed of her domestic violence rights but refused a restraining order. Complaints were signed against the accused who remains at large.


Officers responded to the Bell Lake Apartments for an unwanted person complaint. Accused left prior to police arrival. Tenant advised the accused was staying with her for the month of April. When she asked him to leave, he refused. Accused was located and an active warrant was discovered. Accused was released on the warrant on his own recognizance.


Female complainant requested to speak to officers regarding her adult son. The Millville resident asked if the police had any contact with him to have him contact her.


Officers responded to a possible fight in the Columbia Street area. Investigation revealed this to be an adult verbal family argument. All were calmed down. Homeowner requested the argumentative parties leave. They did so without further incident.


Officers were called to the Woodlake Apartment complex for a complaint of harassment. Tenants were arguing over an entrance door being left open. Safety concerns were discussed with both parties about leaving the door open to the building. Complaints of harassment are pending.


Ace Ford reported criminal mischief to two 2012 Ford vehicles parked on their lot. Unknown actor/s  scratched the driver’s side of the F-250 and the passenger side of the F-150 Ford trucks. Damage is estimated at $800.00 per vehicle.


Officers responded to the 400 block of Morris Street regarding high grass/debris complaints. Owners of the property were located and sent a warning letter for the violation in an attempt to have the area cleaned up.


Officers were called to a domestic violence incident of harassment and criminal mischief in the area of Laurel Street. Complainant stated her vehicle was damaged by a rock thrown on the hood and stated she has been receiving harassing text messages. Complainant requested and was granted a restraining order. Accused remains at large.


Officers responded to the 400 block of Morris Street regarding high grass/debris. Caller showed officers the rear yard where on the other side of the fence were high weeds and debris on the adjacent property. The owner of the property was located and sent a warning letter for the violation in an attempt to have the area cleaned up.


City resident advised officers of harassing text messages he has been receiving from a former friend. The report was made for documentation only at this time.


Officers personally served a warning letter regarding high grass/weeds to the owner of a Lupton Avenue property. Property owner will be given ten days to have the issued rectified.


Victim came into police headquarters to report an earlier assault in the area of the bus stop on N. Broad Street. Victim stated he was assaulted by two males while waiting for the bus. Victim believes the assault is the result of a prior incident he and the accused were involved in. Victim was treated at Underwood Memorial Hospital. Incident remains under investigation.


Calls for Service 4/25/11


During a routine traffic stop, officers arrested the driver on outstanding Washington Twp. warrants. The driver was released on his own recognizance with a new court date.


Officers responded to CVS for a possible shoplifter. On arrival there was no shoplifting but employees advised a male was drinking from a bottle of vodka while in the store. Upon officers questioning the male he became uncooperative and hostile. It appeared he was intoxicated. Subject was placed under arrest for violation of municipal ordinance. Due to the condition of the accused, he was transported to his home.


Officers responded to the area of Tatum Street for a domestic violence incident. Subjects were arguing in front of the home. Female advised she was assaulted. The male subject was placed under arrest for simple assault and transported to headquarters. Female was advised of her rights under domestic violence laws and declined a restraining order. Suspect was served with his summons and released.


Officers responded to the area of Crescent Avenue for a report of trespassing and theft. Complainant advised someone entered the fenced back yard area and removed a purple colored mountain bike valued at $130.00.  The bicycle had been locked to the fence.


Officers responded to an unwanted persons call at Canal’s Liquor. Subject had previously been charged with shoplifting from the store. Manager did not wish the subject to return. Subject was so advised and if he returns, he would be charged with trespassing.


Female driver was northbound on Mantua Avenue when she heard a loud bang. The driver’s side window of her vehicle was smashed. Complainant stated she did not see anyone in the area. A check of the area by officers was negative for any possible accused.


Officers were called to Woodlake Apartments to check on the well being of a tenant. Third party caller advised the tenant had made suicidal comments. Officers spoke with the tenant who denied any suicidal comments or thoughts. Tenant was advised of the services from Underwood Memorial Hospital Crisis Unit that are available. Tenant declined services at this time.


Female complainant advised officers while visiting several locations in Woodbury, she believed at one point she left her purse on top of her car and it is now missing.


On a routine traffic stop it was discovered the driver had an outstanding warrant from Camden City. Subject was placed under arrest and transported to headquarters. While at headquarters it was discovered the subject was in possession of numerous wax paper bundles commonly used to package CDS.
Camden City released the subject from the warrant on own recognizance with a new court date. Subject was issued a summons for possession of drug paraphernalia.


Officers responded to Ace Ford regarding a criminal mischief complaint. Unknown actor/s had scratched the driver’s side and passenger side door of a 2012 Mustang. Dealership manager will review the surveillance tape to see if the accused can be identified.


Calls for Service April 24, 2011


Male reported he had made a reservation and paid for a limousine service to pick up his family and take then to Pennsylvania. The limousine never showed up. Attempts to contact the driver were unsuccessful. Male was advised on the procedure to file a complaint.


While monitoring traffic in the area of Aberdeen Place and S Broad Street, a NJ transit bus passenger advised of a problem on board the bus. A male had entered the bus asking for a discounted rate. When the driver was unable to provide a refund, the male assaulted the bus driver. Driver did not require medical assistance. Subject was located on the bus with an open container of alcohol as well as drug paraphernalia. Subject was issued summonses and denied striking the bus driver. He was released pending court.


Officers observed two subjects crossing N. Broad Street without using the crosswalk located approximately 100 feet away causing motor vehicles to stop suddenly for both subjects. Both subjects were stopped and advised of the violation. One male was found to have an active warrant. He was placed under arrest. Subject was released on his own recognizance and issued a summons for failing to use the crosswalk. The second male was also issued a summons for failure to use the crosswalk and released at the scene.


Calls for Service April 23, 2011


Subject reported to headquarters to turn himself in on an outstanding Gloucester County Sheriff’s Department warrant. Sherriff’s Department officers arrived at headquarters and took custody of the subject.


Female came into headquarters reporting a child custody issue. Officers were unable to make contact with the other party. Female was advised a report would be on file and to contact Family Court as well regarding the problem.


Officers reported to the 400 block of E. Penn Blvd for a report of an open door. Upon arrival officers entered the property and cleared the interior. Criminal mischief  had been done previously to the property. It is unknown if the property adjuster left the door open after his inspection.


Female subject reported a child custody issue. She went to pick up her son who refused to go with her. Other parent would not force the child to leave. Female was advised incident would be document and to contact Family Court on this matter.


Bicyclist was stopped in the area of Lincoln and Penn Streets for not having an audible warning device on the bicycle. Subject was found to have multiple warrants and was placed under arrest. Subject could not post bail and was lodged in the Gloucester County Jail. A summons for failure to properly equip the bicycle was issued.


As a result of a motor vehicle stop by officers for failure to maintain lamps, two passengers were found to have active warrants. Both were placed under arrest. One subject was also in possession of open alcohol. Complaint was signed for this violation.


Officers responded to two females fighting in the area of S. Broad Street and Curtis Avenue. One female became irate, yelling and flailing her arms about. She was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters. As the female is pregnant, an ambulance was called for treatment which the female refused. Both females were issued summonses for disorderly conduct.





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