ALL PERSONS ON THIS PAGE ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY IN A COURT OF LAW
4/19/2013 @ 5:50pm
On Friday April 19, 2013 at 5:50 PM, police were dispatched to a residence on the 600 block of Washington Avenue to investigate the report of an attempted luring of two young male juveniles, ages 10 and 11. The juveniles reported they were walking in the 800 block of Washington Avenue and were approached by a white male operating a dark blue Nissan Pathfinder or Nissan Xterra. The juveniles stated the male asked them if they needed a ride and drove off. The juveniles stated the vehicle was last seen making a left turn to onto 7th street towards Lincoln Avenue. No other description of the subject or vehicle was provided. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Palmyra Police at (856) 829-0191.
4/17/2013 @ 0600 hrs.
PALMYRA POLICE WERE DISPATCHED TO THE WAWA CONVENIENCE STORE FOR A SHOPLIFTING. THE STORE CLERK GAVE A VERY GOOD DESCRIPTION OF THE SUBJECT WHO HAD STOLEN APPROXIMATELY 12 RED BULL ENERGY DRINKS. OFFICERS WERE ABLE TO LOCATE THE ACCUSED MALE ON THE LIGHT RAIL PLATFORM. THE RED BULLS WERE LOCATED IN THE POCKETS OF THE SUBJECT. POLICE ALSO VIEWED SURVEILLANCE VIDEO FROM WAWA AND SAW THE SUBJECT PLACE THE CANS OF RED BULL INTO HIS POCKETS THEN WALK OUT OF THE STORE WITHOUT PAYING. THE MALE, ADAM SMUTNY, 38 YEARS OLD FROM CAMDEN, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH SHOPLIFTING. HE WAS LATER RELEASED FROM CUSTODY ON A SUMMONS, PENDING COURT.
3/30/2013 @ 0016 hrs.
Palmyra Police were given an anonymous complaint about subjects sitting in a white Nissan in the Wawa parking lot possibly smoking marijuana. Police arrived on location and questioned the driver of the Nissan who at first was cooperative with police. An odor of burnt marijuana could be smelled coming from the inside of the vehicle. The back seat passenger was also spoken to by police and admitted that he had a small bag of marijuana in his pocket. The same was retrieved and Rashe Youngest, 22 years old from Maple Shade, NJ, was arrested. The driver of the vehicle, Linda Booker, 29 years old from Palmyra, was found to be in possession of an open container of alcohol and was issued a traffic summons for that violation.
Driving Under the Influence Arrests:
The following subjects were arrested for Driving Under the Influence:
3/2/2013 @ 0325 hrs.- Daniel Lee, 30 years old from Cinnaminson, NJ. Mr. Lee was stopped for a motor vehicle violation on Route 73 South. Officers on location determined through investigation that Mr. Lee was impaired due to drinking alcohol. He was arrested and charged with D.U.I. He was later released from custody on summonses to a third party, pending court.
3/7/2013 @ 0514 hrs.- Jessica Duplessis, 26 years old from Pemberton, NJ. Ms. Duplessis was involved in a motor vehicle accident on Cinnaminson Avenue, which she left the scene of but was quickly found on West Charles Street. The vehicle had lost a tire on Pear Street due to the accident and had ultimately been stopped on Charles Street by Palmyra Police. The driver was taken into custody for D.U.I. after a brief investigation into the accident. Ms. Duplessis was released on summonses to a third party, pending court.
3/16/2013 @ 1817 hrs.- Dawn Baron, 34 years old from Palmyra, NJ. Ms. Baron had been involved in two separate motor vehicle accidents in the area of 600 Cinnaminson Avenue. Ms. Baron had rear ended another vehicle while approaching the intersection of Cinnaminson Avenue and Broad Street. She then proceeded to turn into the Wawa parking lot and drive up on to the curb area into the mulch. Ms. Baron was ultimately arrested for D.U.I. after failing several sobriety tests on scene. She was taken into custody and processed at the station. Ms. Baron was later released on summonses to a third party, pending court.
03/16/2013 @ 2:33pm
Palmyra officers in the area of Arometk Industries on Roto Ave observed a subject in the companies parking lot. Knowing that the business was closed and previous burglaries to the business had occurred the officers stopped to check the subject. Investigating officers found Roberto Alicea, 18 years old of Delran and 3 juveniles on Armotek Industries property. Roberto was holding a cigar which he informed officers contained marijuana. A male juvenile from Cinnaminson was found to be in possession of marijuana and a bottle of codeine which they stated they were dipping the marijuana in for a unique high.
Roberto Alicea was charged with possession of marijuana under 50 grams and released pending municipal court. The one juvenile was charged with possession of controlled prescription legend drug, possession of marijuana under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia. The juvenile was released to a parent pending county juvenile court.
03/15 & 03/16/2013 @ 10:00 pm
Palmyra Police are investigating three (3) suspicious fires in the Palmyra Harbour development. The first fire occurred on Friday March 15th at approximately 10:12pm in a trash dumpster on the 1100 section of Harbour Drive. On Saturday March 16th at 10:00pm police were dispatched to the area of building 36 in Palmyra Harbour for a dumpster fire. Arriving officers found two dumpsters in two different sections of Palmyra Harbour on fire. Palmyra’s Fire Marshall has ruled all three (3) fires to have been deliberately set. Police are asking residents to call police if they see any suspicious activity. Also anyone with information regarding these fires may call Palmyra Detectives at 856-829-0198 or e-mail police at firstname.lastname@example.org.
01/27/2013 @ 1:05 pm
A Palmyra Officer on patrol along Rt. 73 North observed a vehicle that was having a problem maintaining the lane of travel. A further check found that the vehicle’s registration had expired as did the owner’s driver’s license. When the officer stopped and made contact with the driver he found the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage and requested the driver to perform field sobriety test.
The driver Joseph Stelweck, age 50 of Philadelphia was unable to perform these tests, it was determined that he intoxicated and placed under arrest. Mr. Stelweck was transported to Police Hq’s for processing. Mr. Stelweck was charged with DWI and numerous motor vehicle offenses and released pending court.
01/26/2013 @ 09:53pm
Palmyra Officers were dispatched to 907 for a possible party involving underage consumption of alcohol. Arriving officers found what appeared to be a large party in the basement of the home. Officers spoke to the home owner Richard Larmanis and received permission to enter the residence. Inside officers found a large number of juveniles and young adults under the age of 21 along with a large amount of alcoholic beverages. Those at the party were from Palmyra, Riverton, Cinnaminson, Delran, Beverly, Moorestown, Cherry Hill and Mt. Laurel. All of the juveniles were released from the party to a parent or guardian.
The homeowner Richard Larmanis has been charged with making property available to consume alcoholic beverages by those underage. Mr. Larmanis was released pending court. At this time no one else has been charged.
On January 26th at approximately 2:37 am Palmyra Officers were dispatched to the 7-11 Store, 700 Rt 73 North for a robbery which had just occurred. Officers were advised that a subject had attempted to steal the store’s bank deposit. The arriving officer found that a subject had attempted to take money from the store deposit, twisting the store clerks wrist and ripping a $20.00 bill in half.
A responding officer traveling on Market Street observed a subject fitting the broadcast description run from Broad Street onto West Sixth Street. As the officer turned onto West Sixth Street the officer observed the subject run into a home on the 500 Block of West Sixth Street. Palmyra officers assisted by members of the Riverton and Burlington County Bridge Commission PD surrounded the home and attempted to get someone to come to the door.
Further investigation found the property to be currently vacant and the property owner was located for permission to check the residence. Officers made entry into the home and the accused, Brian Coleman Sr, age 44 of Vine Street, Palmyra was found in the basement of the residence. Further investigation found that Brian had forced open the back door to the residence and re secured the door so officers could not gain access.
Brian Coleman was identified by the clerk from 7-11 and transported to Police Hq’s. In an interview with Detectives Brian admitted to his actions and was charged with robbery, assault and theft. Unable to post the required $30,000.00 bail, Brian was remanded to Burlington County Jail.
Palmyra Police are investigating a Burglary to a residence on the 700 block of Garfield Avenue on January 25, 2013. The exact time of the Burglary is unknown, but it is estimated to have in the late morning or early afternoon. There is no physical description of the suspect at this time. Anyone having any information pertaining to this case should contact Palmyra Police at 856-829-0198. Palmyra Police are urging residents to immediately report any suspicious subjects and/or activity to the Police Department.
1/23/2013 @ 11:30pm
On January 23rd at approximately 11:30pm Palmyra Officers were dispatched to the area of West Fifth Street and Delaware Ave for a subject who had been robbed at gun point. Responding officers found the victim, a Palmyra resident who advised that he had been approached by two (2) black males. The subjects spoke with the victim and requested he buy them beer. When the victim refused to buy the men beer, one (1) of the subjects showed the victim a handgun and robbed the victim of $20.00 and a pocket knife.
Further investigation by Palmyra Detectives identified the one (1) subject as Lloyd Howard, age 41 of Palmyra. A warrant was issued for Lloyd Howard’s arrest for robbery, aggravated assault and theft. On Saturday January 26th at approximately 12:04pm Palmyra Patrol Officers observed Lloyd Howard walking along the 100 block of Pear Street. Lloyd Howard was taken into custody without incident and transported to Police Hq’s. Lloyd Howard was unable to post the required bail, $55,000.00 and was remanded to Burlington County Jail.
Palmyra Detectives are still working to identify the second subject involved and locate the handgun that was used.
1/6/2013 @ 1112 hrs. and 1641 hrs. (respectively)
Palmyra Officers got out at the Wawa Convenience Store, 600 Cinnaminson Avenue, on 1/6/2013 at approximately 1112 hrs. for a reported shoplifting. A white male wearing blue sweatshirt had taken several cans of Red Bull. Officers located the male suspect on the light rail platform. Through a brief investigation and confirmation from Wawa employees, the male was taken in to police custody for shoplifting. He was also found to be in possession of a hypodermic needle. Scott Morrison, 38 years old from Camden, was processed and charged with shoplifting nearly 28 cans of Red Bull and possession of a hypodermic needle. He was unable to post the $2,500 bail and was lodged in Burlington County Jail pending court.
Also on 1/6/2013 at approximately 1641 hrs., Palmyra Officers got back out at Wawa to investigate another shoplifting. A white male subject wearing a black sweatshirt had taken a sandwich wrap, a pepsi and an order of buffalo bites. The male, Donald Vidal 27 years old from Haddonfield, was located and after investigation was charged with shoplifting. He was processed at the station and released on a summons pending court.
1/1/2013 @ 2257 hrs.
While conducting a motor vehicle stop on Route 73 South on 01/01/2013 at approximately 2257 hrs., a Palmyra Officer observed a hand rolled marijuana filled cigar sitting on the passenger seat of the vehicle. The driver, Darrin Spence, 22 years old from Philadelphia, was taken into custody for possession of marijuana under 50 grams. He was processed at the station and released on a summons pending court.
12/23/2012 @ 2206 hrs.
Palmyra Police responded to a residence in the Harbour section of town on 12/23/2012 at approximately 2206 hrs. for a reported disorderly persons call. A drunk male subject was banging on the door of a residence and causing a disturbance by yelling obscenities very loudly. Upon arrival Officers learned that the male was not welcome on location by the resident. Officers attempted to speak with the drunk male but were met with the same disorderly behavior. The male subject also began to take a defensive posture with one of the Officers and threatened him verbally. The male subject, 41 year old Matthew Rooney of Palmyra, was immediately taken in to custody with resistance. He was charged with Terroristic Threats, Resisting Arrest, and Disorderly Conduct. He was unable to post the $10,000 bail and was lodged in Burlington County Jail pending court.
PAROLE VIOLATION ARREST:
12/23/2012 AT 10:31 AM BERNARD SEAY WAS STOPPED BY AN OFFICER AFTER HE IMPROPERLY CROSSED CINNAMINSON AVE AND WAS ALMOST STRUCK BY A VEHICLE. A SUBSEQUENT CHECK FOUND THAT MR. SEAY HAD OUTSTANDING WARRANTS OUT OF MOUNT HOLLY IN THE AMOUNT OF $7500.00 AND WAS WANTED BY NJ STATE PAROLE FOR VIOLATION OF PAROLE. MR. SEAY WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL.
POSSESSION OF STOLEN MOTOR VEHICLE ARREST:
12/20/2012 AT APPROXIMATELY 1:19 AM BURLINGTON COUNTY CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS BROADCAST A BULLETIN FOR A VEHICLE STOLEN FROM DELRAN. PALMYRA OFFICERS OBSERVED THE VEHICLE ON RT 73 AND WERE ABLE TO STOP THE VEHICLE ON TEMPLE BLVD. A MALE JUVENILE WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AND CHARGED WITH RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY. THE JUVENILE WAS RELEASED PENDING COURT.
THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED FOR DWI AND WERE RELEASED PENDING COURT:
12/16/2012 SUZANNE ABELE OF CINNAMINSON NJ
12/18/2012 CLIFFORD SPEER OF PALMYRA NJ
12/19/2012 WILLIAM BEUERLE JR OF PALMYRA NJ
12/23/2012 COLLEEN MCCLOSKEY OF OAKLYN NJ
12/24/2012 JOHN FLACKLER OF PALMYRA NJ
12/17/2012 @ 0110 hrs.
While on patrol, Palmyra Police got out with a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of the Palmyra Harbour Clubhouse. The vehicle was parked on private property after regular business hours. Through investigation, officers were able to obtain consent to search the vehicle due to a strong odor of burnt marijuana that was observed as they were speaking with the driver. The search revealed several items of drug paraphernalia. The driver, Slade Barrett (18 years old from Cinnaminson) was arrested and charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was transported to the Palmyra Police Station where he was processed and released on a summons pending court.
12/16/2012 @ 2020 hrs.
While on patrol in the area of Bank Avenue and Garfield Avenue, Palmyra Police got out with a suspicious vehicle. The driver of the vehicle appeared to be asleep and the vehicle’s engine was running. As police approached the driver, they observed vomit on the ground just outside of the driver’s side door and they also observed a strong odor of alcoholic beverage coming from the interior of the vehicle. Through investigation, police learned that the driver, who was obviously impaired, had consumed nearly half a bottle of egg nog. The driver, Suzanne Abele (38 years old from Cinnaminson) was arrested on scene for driving under the influence. Due to her level of disorientation and the fact that she was unable to stand on her own, she was transported to the hospital for treatment. She was later released on traffic summonses pending court.
12/14/2012 @ 0800 hrs.
Palmyra Police officers were searching people that were scheduled to appear in court for Palmyra Borough. During this search, Catherine Saft (32 years old from Palmyra) who was supposed to appear before the Judge, was found to be in possession of marijuana under 50 grams, possession of a toxic chemical (synthetic marijuana) and possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Her charges were placed on a warrant and summons and she was subsequently released on her own recognizance pending court.
12/9/2012 0228 hrs
On December 9th at 2:28 am a Palmyra Officer on patrol observed a vehicle which the driver appeared to have a problem maintaining the lane of travel and slowed down but did not stop for a stop sign. When stopped the driver, Joell DeCrosta, 31 years old of Magnolia, NJ appeared to have been drinking and was possibly impaired. Ms. DeCrosta was asked to perform field sobriety tests which led to the officer to believe that Joell was impaired and she was placed under arrest for DWI.
Ms. DeCrosta was transported to Palmyra Police Hq’s where she was processed and provided samples of her breath for testing. The subsequent breath test reading was above the legal limit and Ms. DeCrosta was charged with DWi and several other motor vehicle violations. Ms. DeCrosta was released pending a court hearing.
12/8/2012 @ 0734 hrs
On December 8th at 7:45 am Palmyra Officers were dispatched to the Wawa at 600 Cinnaminson Ave for a subject soliciting money and harassing customers. Arriving officers spoke to the accused Walter McCarty II, 32 years old of Turnersville. Mr. McCarty claimed to be attempting to get money for the Light Rail Train. A warrants check found that Mr. McCarty was wanted on an outstanding warrant out of West Deptford Municipal Court. Mr. McCarty was taken into custody on the warrant and transported to Palmyra Police Hq’s.
At police hq’s Mr. McCarty was processed on the warrant and released be West Deptford with a new court date. When released Mr. McCarty was observed by an officer walking around the municipal parking lot at Borough Hall. The officer watched as Mr. McCarty took a bike which had been left at the back of the police department. Officers stopped Mr. McCarty two (2) blocks from Police Hq’s and he was taken into custody for theft. Unable to post bail on the theft charge, Mr. McCarty was transported to Burlington County Jail.
12/3/2012 @ 2214 hrs.
Palmyra Officers conducted a motor vehicle stop on a white Ford van on Route 73 South near West Fifth Street. Upon approaching the driver, Officers on scene could detect a strong odor of burnt marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. After investigating the matter further, Officers were able to obtain consent to search the interior of the vehicle from the driver. Officers found during that search a plastic baggie which contained a green leafy vegetation believed to be marijuana. Also found during this search was a glass pipe used to smoke the marijuana.
The driver, 30 year old Ronnie Cruz 2nd of Sicklerville, was arrested for Possession of Marijuana under 50 grams and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was processed at Palmyra Police Station, served with a complaint warrant, then released on his own recognizance pending court.
11/13/2012 @ 1131 hrs.
Palmyra Officers responded to the Roger Wilco parking lot for a report of an unconscious male inside a vehicle. Officers arrived on location and attempted to wake the male who was very disoriented and not coherent. As Officers were assisting the male, 41 year old John J. Ward III, Langhorne PA, out of the vehicle and in to the ambulance, they observed a razor blade, a baggie of suspected heroin, and a needle which contained a clear fluid inside. John Ward was immediately placed under arrest and transported to the hospital for treatment. He was later charged with Possession of a controlled dangerous substance, being under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of a hypodermic needle and possession of drug paraphernalia. John Ward was later served with the warrant complaint and released on his own recognizance pending court in Palmyra.
The Palmyra and Riverton Police have made an arrest in the series of acts of lewdness which occurred in both towns. Police arrested Robert Lopez Jr, 28 years of age from Lois Street in Camden. Mr. Lopez was taken into custody on a warrant which had been issued for one the acts which occurred in Palmyra. In an interview with Palmyra and Riverton Police, Mr. Lopez admitted to the numerous acts which had occurred in both towns. Mr. Lopez was charged with Criminal Sexual Contact, Endangering the Welfare of Children and numerous counts of Lewdness. Mr. Lopez was lodged in Burlington County Jail on $7500.00 bail.
10/28/2012 @ 0210 hrs.
Palmyra Police units were dispatched to the Park Tavern for a subject that had just been assaulted and robbed by 3 black males. Units quickly arrived on location and were advised by the victim that he had been walking home from the Park Tavern in the area of Spring Garden Street and Filbert Street when he was approached by 3 black males, one of which was wearing light colored clothing. One of the males demanded that he give up his money, which he willingly did, and then struck the victim in his head causing him to fall to the ground. The victim sustained a severe head injury from the suspect. The suspects then fled the area with the victims money. A passerby assisted the victim with getting back to the Park Tavern so that police could be notified. Anyone having information pertaining to this case or to the passerby that assisted the victim in this incident, is urged to contact Palmyra Police immediately at 856-829-0198 or 856-829-0191.
10/21/2012 @0139 hrs.
Palmyra Police conducted a pedestrian stop on a female subject riding her bicycle in the area of West Third Street and Arch Street. A warrants check on the subject revealed several outstanding warrants for her arrest. Once in custody and searched the female was found to be in possession of Marijuana and assorted drug paraphernalia. Darlayne Lee Painter, 46 year old from Palmyra, was charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. She was unable to post the required bail to satisfy the warrants and was lodged in Burlington County Jail, Pemberton, NJ.
09/22/2012 @ 1130 hrs.
PALMYRA OFFICERS, THAT WERE WORKING A SECURITY DETAIL AT THE FLEA MARKET, OBSERVED A TABLE THAT HAD VARIOUS TIMBERLAND AND NIKE PRODUCTS FOR SALE (227 ITEMS TOTAL). THESE ITEMS APPEARED TO BE COUNTERFEIT. THE VENDOR RESPONSIBLE FOR THE TABLE LEFT THE AREA UPON POLICE ARRIVAL. INVESTIGATING OFFICERS WERE ABLE TO LOCATE THE VENDOR WHO STATED THAT HE HAD VALID RECEIPTS FOR ALL THE PRODUCTS ON HIS TABLE. HOWEVER, HE WAS ONLY ABLE TO PRODUCE VALID RECEIPTS FOR SOME OF THE ITEMS.
INVESTIGATORS WHO SPECIALIZE IN TRADEMARK COUNTERFEITING WERE NOTIFIED AND IDENTIFIED THE ITEMS THAT WERE IN FACT COUNTERFEIT. ABDOU GAKOU, 39 YEAR OLD MALE FROM PHILADELPHIA,PA, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH TRADEMARK COUNTERFEITING, FORGERY, AND CRIMINAL SIMULATION. HE WAS RELEASED ON HIS OWN RECIGNIZANCE, PENDING COURT.
08/30/2012 @ 0923 hrs.
Palmyra Officers responded to a residence on Van Sant Drive to investigate a Burglary to that residence. The caller had come home to find that the back door to the residence had been damaged and entry had been gained into the residence. The suspect had taken an XBox gaming system along with all of the accessories/games. Investigating Officers were able to retrieve fingerprint evidence from the scene. Witness statements along with a confirmed hit on the fingerprints confirmed that Amanda L. Thompson, 22 years old from Palmyra, had been the suspect in this Burglary.
Officers arrested Amanda L. Thompson on 9/20/2012 for Burlgary, Theft, and Criminal Mischief to the victims residence. She was unable to post the $37,500 bail and was ultimately lodged in Burlington County Jail in Pemberton. She is currently awaiting trial.
08/01/2012 @ 0900 hrs
An investigation by Palmyra Police of two (2) recent thefts of medications from residences led detectives to question Dylan Croft, 25 years old residing on Rockcress Place in Delran. Mr. Croft is an employee of Professional Property Appraisers of Delran. Professional Property Appraisers had been hired by the Borough to complete a revaluation of borough properties. Mr. Croft admitted to taking medications from a residence on Highland Ave and East Henry Street while completing his evaluation of each of the homes. Mr. Croft has been charged with two (2) counts of theft of prescription medications and has been released pending court.
Residents noticed the missing medications a day or so after Mr. Croft had performed his inspection of their homes.
Police are asking anyone who may have any additional information or possibly are missing medications after an appraisal was completed to call police at 856-829-0191.
07/19/2012 @ 1415 to 1500 hrs
The Palmyra Police are investigating a residential burglary which occurred on July 18 on the 200 blk of West Henry Street. The burglary occurred between 2:15 and 3pm. Anyone with information is asked to call Palmyra Detectives at 856-829-0198
The Palmyra Police has launched a Facebook page in an effort to keep residents better informed. The page was developed by Det. Shawn Benedict. The page will be monitored by Det. Benedict and two (2) other officers in order to respond to residents inquiries and maintain the page content. The page can be found on the internet at the address listed below. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Palmyra-Police-Department-NJ/295239603884007
06/09/2012 @ 19:30 hrs
On June 9th at 7:30 PM Palmyra Officers were advised of an aggressive driver heading west on Broad Street towards Rt 73. Officers checking the area of West Broad Street and Market Street were told by a witness that the vehicle in question had just struck a street sign and was traveling on Market Street towards the Tacony Palmyra Bridge. An officer stopped the vehicle, a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu on Market Street in the area of West Third Street. The driver, Jerome Leftwich, age 64 of Forrest Ave, Norristown, Pa appeared to be have been drinking and was asked to perform field sobriety tests. After performing these tests the officer believed Mr. Leftwich to be intoxicated and he was placed under arrest for Driving While Intoxicated. Mr. Leftwich was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Refusal to Submit to Breath Testing, Reckless Driving, Careless Driving and Leaving the Scene of an Accident. Mr. Leftwich was released to a family member pending court.
06/09/2012 @ 13:15 hrs
On June 9th at 1:15 pm Palmyra Officers were dispatched to the Wawa, 600 Cinnaminson Ave for a shoplifting. Arriving officers were informed by the manager that two (2) subjects had entered the store and went directly to the cold case containing Red Bull energy drinks. He said that the subjects loaded fifty (50) cans of red Bull into a back pack and fled the store towards Broad Street.
Officers found one (1) subject fitting the description given by the manager on the Light Rail platform. The subject, Anthony Dienno, 30 years of age from Pinebrook Drive, Mantua was detained while officers identified him from store surveillance.
Anthony would not provide officers with any information as to who his accomplice was. After confirming Anthony’s identity and actions from store surveillance cameras Anthony was placed under arrest. Unable to post the necessary bail Anthony was transported to Burlington County Jail. 5/31/2012 @ 07:30 hrs
On Thursday May 31, 2012 at approximately 0730 hours, a seventh grade female student from Palmyra High School was walking west on East Fifth Street in the area of Morgan Avenue. The student said she was approached by an older model white four door vehicle with several dents on the doors. Student said the vehicle was being operated by a black male in his early 20′s wearing a blue shirt and black sunglasses. Student said the male yelled out to her in a deep voice “Hey you get in the car”. Student said she picked up her cell phone and started walking faster and the vehicle drove off.
No other suspect or vehicle description was provided.