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POLICE BLOTTER

7/17/2014 @ 7:45 pm

Palmyra units responded to a residence on Hubbs Drive for a stolen motor vehicle report.  Upon gathering further information police learned that a male had not returned home with his sisters vehicle in the time that he had said he would.  As officers were gathering information pertaining to the male and the vehicle, they learned that the male had an outstanding child support warrant from Burlington County in the amount of $13,095, full.  The male returned home a short time later and was taken into custody on the warrant.  Once under arrest, the male was found to be in possession of crack cocaine and two oxycodone pills (without a prescription).

Thomas Shrader, 45 years old from Palmyra, was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance.  Bail was set at $5,000 full which Shrader was unable to post.  He as ultimately lodged in Burlington County Jail, pending court.

7/12/2014 @ 7:33 pm

A Palmyra Police officer got out with Jonathan Colon, 23 years old from Willingboro, NJ, on the light rail platform because he was smoking in a designated non-smoking area.  Colon was found to have two outstanding warrants for his arrest, one out of Camden City for $150 and a no bail warrant out of Burlington County for probation violation.  Once in custody, Colon was found to be in possession of two plastic bottles of suspected marijuana.  Colon was charged with smoking in public and possession of marijuana under 50 grams.  After processing, he was transported and lodged in the Burlington County Jail.

07/11/2014

Palmyra Police received a call from a resident who stated that they had read in the Burlington County Times a warning to residents about a phone scam being made to Cinnaminson residents. Cinnaminson Police were advising that the scam involved subjects claiming to be a relative in need of bail money.

The Palmyra resident said that she had received such a call; however she hung up the phone before the caller was able to ask for anything. The callers claim to be grandchild and in need of bail money. The callers use key opening lines such as favorite grandchild, oldest or youngest grandchild in order get information. The callers then request that the money be wired.

7/8/2014 @ 9:59 am

Palmyra Police got out with a male on the light rail platform that was smoking a cigarette in a designated non-smoking area.  The male gave police all of his information which was verified by central dispatch.  The officers were advised a short time later that the male had an outstanding warrant for his arrest out of Camden County Sheriff’s Office for child support in the amount of $46,803.18, full.  Once taken into custody, the male was also found to be in possession of a hypodermic needle.

Harry D. Smalls, 43 years old from Camden, NJ, was arrested and charged with smoking in public and possession of a hypodermic needle.  The charges were placed on a summons and he was later transported to the hospital for a complaint of not feeling well, Camden County Sheriff’s Office was advised of the subjects status.

07/06/2014 @ 1:50 am

On July 6th at approximately 1:50 am a Palmyra Officer stopped a vehicle on Cinnaminson Ave in the area of Charles Street for motor vehicle violations. As the officer spoke with the driver, Ronnie Henderson, age 55 of Philadelphia the officer was aware that Mr. Henderson had been drinking and was possibly intoxicated. The officer asked Mr. Henderson to perform standard field sobriety tests. Upon completion of the tests the officer determined the Mr. Henderson was impaired and he was taken into custody.

Mr. Henderson was processed for Driving While Intoxicated. While in police custody Mr. Henderson complained of feeling ill and was transport to the hospital for treatment.

 

07/05/2014 @ 3:30 pm

Palmyra officers were dispatched to the area of 701 Public Road for a suspicious person. Investigating officers found Joseph Horton Jr, age 36 from Mt. Laurel walking along River Road who fit the description. Officers found that Mr. Horton was in possession hypodermic needle and glass pipe used to smoke crack cocaine. Mr. Horton was charged with possession of these items and released pending court.

07/04/2014 @ 8:39 pm

Palmyra Officers were dispatched to the area of Rt 73 North and Souder Street for a vehicle which struck a pole and continued driving. As officers responded Central Communications informed officers that the vehicle was now parked on Little Harbour Drive and a white male was lying on the ground in front of the vehicle.

Officers arriving on Harbour Drive were informed by a witness that the male, Michael Digilio, 72 years of age from Palmyra had fallen after he exited his vehicle. Investigating officers found that Mr. Digilio appeared highly intoxicated and he was transported to JF Kennedy Hospital for treatment. Mr. Digilio was charged with numerous traffic violations including Driving While Intoxicated.

07/04/2014 @ 6:06 pm

Palmyra Police were dispatched to 105 West Broad Street for a subject entering the vacant property. A responding officer found a subject matching the description given by the caller. The subject was walking towards the Light Rail Station carrying a chandelier.

Officers determined the subject, Reinaldo, Suarez-Colon, 55 years of age from Camden had taken the chandelier without the owner’s permission and was taken into custody. Reinaldo also had five (5) outstanding warrants, one (1) from Palmyra and four (4) from Camden City. Reinaldo was charged with theft and lodged in Burlington County Jail.

07/02/2014 @ 8:05 pm

07/02 @ 8:05 pm a Palmyra officer observed Thomas Woods, age 59 with no known address at the Wawa, 600 Cinnaminson Ave. The officer was aware that Thomas Woods has been informed on numerous occasions that he is not to be on Wawa’s property or in their store. The officer also knew that Thomas Woods had an outstanding warrant

Thomas was taken into custody and charged with defiant trespass. He was lodged in the Burlington County Jail on the outstanding warrant.

07/01/2014 @ 8:29 pm

On 07/01 @ 8:29 pm a Palmyra officer sitting at the Light Rail Station observed a subject leave the Light Rail and appear to walk around in a circle around the streets around the train station. The subject then walked in and out of the Wawa. The officer made contact with man who appeared to now be hiding something under his shirt. The subject, John Force, 42 years old from Millville admitted he had just shoplifted several items from the Wawa.

Mr. Force was placed under arrest and charged with shoplifting. Mr. Force was released pending court.

07/01/2014 @ 3:28pm

A Palmyra officer observed a man and woman improperly cross Broad Street at Cinnaminson Ave. The officer stopped both subjects with regard to the violation. The man, John R. Guertler, age 23 of Marlton, NJ was found to have three (3) outstanding warrants. Mr. Guertler was wanted by the Burlington County Sheriff’s Department for a probation violation. He also had warrants Camden City and Evesham Twp.

When taken into custody officers found that Mr. Guertler was in possession of a Fentanyl Patch without a prescription, a syringe and a tea light used to heat heroin. Mr. Guertler was charged with the possession of these items which required bail in the amount of $10,000.00.  Mr. Guertler was lodged in Burlington County Jail on these charges and the outstanding warrants.

6/27/2014 @ 10:46pm

A Palmyra Police Officer stopped a male subject on a bicycle for an equipment violation.  As officers were speaking with the male, he began to blade his body in an aggressive manner towards police. He had also been holding his hand over his left pocket as if to conceal something.  For officer safety purposes, the male was asked to pull both of his pants pockets inside out.  The male eventually complied and pulled out a full box of cigarettes.  When asked if there was anything else in his pocket, the male advised police that he had a second box of cigarettes.  Once he pulled it out of his pocket, he advised police that it contained drugs and handed it over to the officers.  the box contained 22 wax folds of suspected heroin.  Once under arrest, officers also found 3 small cylinder containers of suspected marijuana in the pocket of the male.

Nicholas Cecala, 20 years old from Pennsauken, NJ, was arrested and charged with possession of heroin, possession with intent to distribute heroin, possession of more than 1/2 ounce and less than 5 ounces of heroin, and possession of marijuana under 50 grams.  Bail was set at $50,000/10%, but Cecala was unable to post the $5,000 needed for release and he was lodged in Burlington County Jail, pending court.

6/21/2014 @ 8:35pm

A Palmyra Police Officer got out with a male and female that were smoking in a posted “no smoking zone” on the light rail platform.  The officer obtained information from both individuals and checked them for outstanding warrants.  One subject had an outstanding criminal warrant out of Deptford Township court in the amount of $662, full.  Once in custody on the warrant, the female was also found to be in possession of a bottle of methadone, not prescribed to her.  She also was found to be in possession of a wax bag of suspected heroin.  The female also had straws and a metal spoon on her with narcotic residue.

Alexiss Carracino, 21 years old from Brooklawn, NJ, was charged with possession of heroin, possession of methadone, possession of drug paraphernalia and smoking in public.  All of the charges were placed on summonses and Carracino was released from police custody after processing, pending court.

6/19/2014 @ 10:56pm

A Palmyra Police Officer conducted a motor vehicle stop on a Suzuki sedan that did not have the vehicles tail lights activated.  As the officer was speaking with the driver and passenger, he could smell a strong odor of raw marijuana coming from inside of the vehicle.  When asked about the odor and if there was anything inside of the vehicle, the driver handed the officer a small bag of suspected marijuana.  The driver then consented to a search of the vehicle.  Officers located an additional small plastic bag and glass vial of suspected marijuana along with various rolling papers.  The driver admitted to police that all of the above listed items belonged to her and that the passenger did not know that the items were inside of the vehicle.

Eboni Plastrik, 27 yeras old from Willingboro, NJ, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Both charges were placed on a summons and Plastrik was later released after processing, pending court.

6/18/2014 @ 1:39am

A Palmyra Police Officer got out with a suspicious vehicle parked on Madison Street near Veterans Drive. The driver of the vehicle had been observed laying back in the drivers seat.  As the officer approached to check on the driver, he could smell an odor of marijuana coming from within the vehicle.  When asked where the marijuana was located, the driver advised that it was under the seat and proceeded to retrieve the marijuana rolled cigar in order to give it to the officer.

Troy Rainford, 22 years old from Palmyra, was charged with possession of marijuana under 50 grams.  The charge was placed on a summons and Rainford was later released from police custody, pending court.

6/7/2014 @ 11:14am

While working a security detail at the Tacony Palmyra Flea Market, officers responded to the parking lot for a minor motor vehicle accident.  While gathering all the information needed to take the report, officers were advised by central dispatch that one of the drivers involved in the crash was a wanted fugitive from justice out of Georgia for identity fraud and theft by deception.  The male also had four outstanding warrants for his arrest in New Jersey from Mt. Laurel, West Deptford (x2) and Gloucester Township courts.  Total bail for all outstanding warrants was $31,800, full.

Ronald Golden, 38 years old from Philadelphia, PA, was arrested and charged with being a fugitive from justice.  Bail was set by a superior court judge at $7,500 full.  Golden was unable to post the required bail needed for release and was ultimately lodged in Burlington County Jail, pending extradition to Georgia.

6/6/2014 @ 1:46pm

Palmyra Police were dispatched to Cinnaminson Avenue and Wallace Street for a report of a motor vehicle crash hit and run.  Responding units were advised that the striking vehicle had fled the scene on three out of four wheels and the vehicle was possibly on fire.  A Riverton Officer who had been coming back from the car wash had spotted the fleeing vehicle, which was missing a front wheel, crossing over Route 130 from Cinnaminson Avenue.  The vehicle was then quickly stopped by police near the Wawa on Church Road in Cinnaminson.  The male driver and only occupant of the vehicle appeared to be under the influence of alcohol and could barely stand on his own and had to be assisted to an ambulance by police.  Through the investigation, it was learned that the male had struck two parked vehicles on Cinnaminson Avenue causing severe damage to both vehicles and rendering them disabled.  Luckily no one was injured in this incident.

John ONeal, 69 years old from Riverton, NJ was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.  He was transported to the hospital for treatment of his impairment where he was served with numerous motor vehicle summonses related to the crash.

6/5/2014 @ 3:44pm

Palmyra Police were dispatched to the area of Main Harbour Drive and North Harbour Drive for a disoriented elderly male behind the wheel of a motor vehicle.  As responding officers were speaking with the male, they quickly learned that he was intoxicated.  The male had an empty bottle of wine within the vehicle and had also been pushing the gas pedal to the floor causing the engine to rev loudly; luckily no one was injured.  He was transported to the hospital for treatment due to his impairment.

Richard Brunker, 85 years old from Riverton, NJ, was charged with driving under the influence.  He was served with the motor vehicle summonses at the hospital.

6/4/2014 @ 10:42am

Palmyra Police were dispatched to the area of Temple Boulevard and Van Sant Drive for two male subjects that were looking into the windows of parked vehicles in the area.  Two males were found walking in the area of Front Street and Arch Street.  For officer safety reasons, the males were patted down.  One of the males was found to have a bulge in one of the pockets in his pants.  When asked about it, the male advised that it was marijuana.  Both subjects were checked for outstanding warrants as well.

Juan Maldonado, 32 years old from Camden, NJ, was charged with possession of marijuana under 50 grams.  He also had one outstanding criminal warrant out of Cherry Hill Court in the amount of $250, full.  Maldonado’s charge was placed on a warrant and bail was set at $2,500 with 10%.  Maldonado was unable to post the required bail and was then lodged in the Burlington County Jail, pending court.

Oscar Maldonado, 30 years old from Pennsauken, NJ had three outstanding warrants for his arrest from Maple Shade, Robbinsville, and Burlington Township courts.  Bail totaled $2,048.01 for the three warrants.  Custody of Oscar was turned over to Maple Shade Police for their outstanding warrant.

6/3/2014 @ 10:58pm

A Palmyra Police Officer got out with a vehicle that was parked in the harbour clubhouse parking lot after hours.  The registration on the vehicle was checked and officers found that the vehicle was not properly registered.  The officer began speaking with the two female occupants and could smell a strong odor of burnt marijuana coming from inside of the vehicle.  The driver and passenger allowed police to search the vehicle and its contents.  The officer located two small bags of suspected marijuana and various drug paraphernalia (a grinder and baggies).

Lyzvette Figueroa, 20 years old from Beverly, NJ, was charged with possession of marijuana under 50 grams.  Latiyanna Matthews, 21 years old from Cinnaminson, NJ, was charged with possession of marijuana under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.  After processing, both females were released from custody on summonses, pending court.

6/12/2014 @ 6:11pm

A Palmyra Police Officer conducted a motor vehicle stop on a brown Nissan cube due to the fact that the vehicles registration was expired.  As the officer was speaking with the driver and passenger, he could smell an odor of raw marijuana coming from the interior compartment of the vehicle.  When asked about the odor, the driver at first did not answer the officer.  When asked a second time, the driver handed over a small purse that contained two plastic containers of suspected marijuana and various pieces of drug paraphernalia.

Brianna Pfeiffer, 25 years old from Atco, NJ, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana under 50 grams and drug paraphernalia.  Both charges were placed on a summons.  After processing, Pfeiffer was released from custody, pending court.

5/31/2014 @ 9:42pm

Palmyra Police were assisting NJ Transit police with extra patrols of the light rail platform due to the XTU country music concert in Camden.  Officers observed a male known to previously have outstanding warrants on the platform.  Officers checked his information and were advised that the male currently had three outstanding traffic and criminal warrants out of Riverside, Bordentown, and Camden courts.  The warrants totaled $559.99 full bail.  The male was carrying a cup which contained an alcoholic beverage inside as well.

Once out at the station, a more thorough search of the male was conducted.  Officers located a rolled up dollar bill with a white powdery substance on it, an opened pack of rolling papers, and six blue wax folds which contained suspected heroin inside.  As officers were gathering the items for evidence, the male was able to retrieve one of the blue wax folds and quickly ate the bag of suspected narcotic.  A squad was called for the male and he was transported to the hospital for treatment of the ingested narcotic.

Jason Washington, 26 years old from Camden, NJ, was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (heroin), tampering with evidence, and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Bail was set at $10,500.  Due to Washington’s medical state, he was served at the hospital with the complaints then released on his own recognizance, pending court.  The three other courts that Washington had outstanding warrants with also released him on his own recognizance.

5/28/2014 @ 9:24am

Palmyra Police responded to the light rail platform for suspicious persons call.  They were advised that a black male was on the platform soliciting people for money.  When officers arrived, they observed only one male on the platform and he fit the description given by the caller.  While officers were investigating the matter further, they were advised that the male had two outstanding warrants for his arrest which totaled $8,100.04, full (Glassboro and Camden courts).  The male was taken into custody for the outstanding warrants.  Once searched, the male was found to be in possession of 18 counterfeit twenty dollar bills and 23 small baggies of suspected heroin.

Eric R. West, 43 years old from Palmyra, NJ, was charged with possession of heroin and possession with intent to distribute heroin.  Bail was set at $10,00 full on the two charges.  The Secret Service was contacted with regards to the counterfeit money.  West was unable to post the required bail needed for release and he was ultimately lodged in Burlington County Jail, pending court.

5/26/2014 @ 1:04am

Palmyra Police were dispatched to the area of the 900 block of Park Avenue for subjects that were being loud and were standing near a silver vehicle.  As officers arrived, they got out with the vehicle and subjects that were in the area.  The driver of the vehicle advised that he had been talking with the group of subjects that were on foot.  As officers were requesting the drivers information for reporting purposes, one of the officers observed a small marijuana grinder in plain view inside of the vehicle.  The driver retrieved the grinder and turned it over to police.

Zamel Robinson, 19 years old from Beverly, NJ, was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.  The charge was placed on a summons and Robinson was later released after processing, pending court.

5/25/2014 @ 9:49am

Palmyra Police Officers that were working a security detail at the Palmyra Flea Market observed a vendor on location selling counterfeit Nike sneakers.  The officers had previous knowledge of this same vendor selling counterfeit items in the past.  They began to investigate the matter further, since the flea market has a strict policy that the vendors are not to sell counterfeit items.  The vendor in question had in his possession 274 pairs of counterfeit Nike sneakers, which were seized for evidence.  Also seized were 21 vendor permits and the van used to transport the items to the flea market.

Sami Alaoule, 57 years old and Fadi Alaouie, 30 years old, both of Brooklyn, NY were arrested and charged with counterfeiting more than 100 items, forgery and criminal simulation.  All charges were placed on summonses and both males were released from custody after processing, pending court.

5/25/2014 @ 3:14am

A Palmyra Police Officer conducted a motor vehicle stop on a gray Acura for an equipment violation.  Prior to stopping the vehicle, the officer also observed the vehicle had failed to maintain his lane of travel while on Route 73 South.  As the officer was speaking with the driver, he observed that the males speech was slurred and rambling.  The driver was asked to perform a series of field sobriety tests, which he had not completed successfully.

Raul Baculima, 20 years old from Maple Shade, NJ, was charged with driving under the influence.  Along with other motor vehicle summonses, he was also issued a summons for operation of a motor vehicle by a person who has consumed alcohol but is under the legal age to purchase alcohol.  After processing, Baculima was released to the custody of a third party, pending court.

5/18/2014 @ 8:27pm

A Palmyra Police Officer got out with two males that were physically fighting each other near 13 West Broad Street.  The officer quickly broke the fight up and spoke with both males.  The one male advised that he had been coming out of the Dollar Store when he was attacked by the other male.  Witnesses in the area confirmed this information.  Officers on scene obtained the males information.  The aggressor in this call was found to have one outstanding warrant for his arrest.

Brian Williams, 31 years old from Burlington City, NJ, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.  Bail was set at $2,500 full.  He also had an outstanding criminal warrant from Mt. Holly Court in the amount of $1,000 full.  Williams was not able to post the required bail and was lodged in Burlington County Jail, pending court.

5/17/2014 @ 11:58am

A Palmyra Police Officer, who was out on foot patrol in the business district, observed a male smoking on the train platform.  The officer confronted the male about the smoking and obtained his information.  The officer was advised that the male had a total of eight outstanding warrants for his arrest, two of which were NCIC (National Crime Information Center) hits for non payment of child support out of Mercer County.  The other remaining warrants were from Trenton Municipal Court.  All eight warrants totaled $29,869.15 full.

Jajuan Worley, 33 years old from Hamilton Township, NJ, was arrested on the outstanding warrants.  He was also charged criminally with smoking on the light rail platform and bail was set at an additional $2,500 full.  Worley was unable to post the required bail and was ultimately lodged in Burlington County Jail.  Prior to being transported, Worley made contact with his girlfriend so that she could pick up his belongings at the Palmyra Police Department.  As part of the release of property procedure, the officer asked for the girlfriends name to assure that they were releasing the property to the correct person.  The female advised that she did not have any identification on her but gave police her personal information to verify that she was who she claimed to be.  The personal information that she supplied did not come back on file and the female ultimately advised police of her real name and identifiers.

Shontel Anderson, 37 years old from Woodlyne, NJ, was arrested and charged with hindering apprehension by way of giving false information to police.  Bail for this charge was set at $2,500 full and the charge was placed onto a warrant.  Anderson also had 11 outstanding warrants for her arrest from various courts in New Jersey (Trenton, Lawrence, North Hunterdon, Southampton, and Burlington City).  Bail for all eleven warrants totaled $8,943 full.  Anderson was unable to post the required amount of bail and was lodged in Burlington County Minimum Security, pending court.

5/11/2014 @ 11:15pm

A Palmyra Police Officer got out with a suspicious vehicle that was parked on West Sixth Street, not running with two males sitting inside.  The officer waited to see if the occupants were going to drive away or get out of the vehicle, but they remained sitting inside.  As the officer got out to investigate, he could smell a strong odor of burnt marijuana coming from the interior of the vehicle.  He also could see in plain view an open bottle of beer in the center console of the vehicle.  The passenger of the vehicle appeared to be hiding something in his hand.  When asked what he was holding, he advised and showed police that he had been concealing marijuana in his left hand.  The officer could also see a small empty plastic baggie used to hold the marijuana.

The passenger, Dumaude Bridges, 43 years old from Palmyra, got out of the vehicle and was taken into custody.  He was charged with possession of marijuana under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Both charges were placed on a summons and Bridges was later released from custody after processing.

The driver, Timakai Evans, 41 years old from Pennsauken, NJ, was then asked if he had anything illegal on him, to which he advised that he also had a small baggie of marijuana in his pants pocket, which was retrieved.  Evans was charged with possession of marijuana under 50 grams.  His charge was placed on a summons and he was later released from police custody after processing.

5/8/2014 @ 6:23pm

A Palmyra Police Officer got out with a subject that has been given numerous warnings that he was not permitted to be on property belonging to Wawa in Palmyra.  The officer personally had warned the male subject in the past about not being permitted to enter the property.  The officer got out with the male, Thomas Wood, who is currently homeless, and arrested him for defiant trespass.  Once in custody, the officers located a small bag of suspected cocaine in his pocket and a glass pipe used to smoke the narcotic.  Wood was also charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Wood was processed and later released from police custody, pending court.

5/7/2014 @ 7:40pm

A Palmyra Officer stopped a vehicle on Broad Street near Cinnaminson Ave due to the vehicle’s registration being expired since September 2013.  As the officer contacted the driver, the officer could smell a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage.  The driver, Louis Merget, age 52 of Delran denied to have been drinking and was asked to take field sobriety tests.  As Mr. Merget exited the vehicle the officer observed an orange juice bottle that contained a cloudy/clear liquid.  Checking the bottle the officer found it to contain an alcoholic beverage.  Mr. Merget failed field sobriety tests and was taken into custody for DWI.  Mr. Merget was processed at Palmyra Police Hq’s and released pending court.

05/06/2014 @ 7:39am

A Palmyra Officer  observed a vehicle with PA. registration parked with what appeared to be damage from a recent collision.  The officer performed a random look up of the registration and found that the registration had been stolen from a vehicle in Upper Darby, PA.  When the officer approached the vehicle to check it, he found a subject sleeping inside.  The subject, Shane Thornton, age 29 from Philadelphia was the owner of the vehicle and taken into custody for receiving stolen property.  The correct registration for the vehicle had expired and was suspended by PA DMV; the vehicle was impounded by police.  Mr. Thornton was processed at Palmyra Police Hq’s for receiving stolen property and released pending court.

05/05/2014 @ 2:10pm

On May 5, 2014 at approximately 2:10PM Palmyra Officers checked a subject sleeping on the Light Rail Platform.  The subject, Robert L. Clark, 33 of Cinnaminson was found to have an outstanding warrant out of Pennsauken Municipal Court.  When Mr. Clark was taken into custody he was found to be in possession of glass pipe which he admitted was used to smoke crack cocaine.  Mr. Clark was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and released ROR on the warrant and the paraphernalia charge.

05/03/2014 @ 11:13am

During the Palmyra Day Festival a Palmyra Officer was approached by a member of the band playing in front of Currans.  The band member told the officer that a man had gotten on the stage and was banging on their musical equipment.  The officer approached the stage area and found Reinaldo Suarez-Colon banging on the band’s electric key board.  As Mr. Suarez-Colon saw the officer he stopped and exited the stage.  The officer spoke with Mr. Suarez-Colon and found that he had an outstanding warrant out of Camden Municipal Court.  Mr. Suarez-Colon, age 55 of Camden City was taken into custody and found to be in possession of a small jar containing green vegetation believed to be marijuana.  Mr. Suarez-Colon was charged with possession of marijuana under 50 grams and released ROR on both the warrant and drug charge.

04/30/2014 @ 3:30pm

A Palmyra Officer stopped a subject for improperly crossing of Broad Street.  The subject Eric M. Sloane, 27 years old from Cinnaminson was found to have three (3) outstanding warrants, one (1) warrant from Beverly City and two (2) warrants from Burlington Twp.  Mr. Sloane was taken into custody on the warrants and transported to Palmyra Police Hq’s.  While being processed Mr. Sloane was found to have in his possession a baggie containing thirty(30) smaller packets of a white substance believed to be cocaine.  Mr. Sloane was charged with Possession of CDS, Possession of CDS with the intent to Distribute and Possession of CDS within a School Zone.  Unable to post the required bail Mr. Sloane was lodged in Burlington County Jail.

04/26/2014 @ 6:18pm

Palmyra Police were dispatched to the area of Harbour Drive, Lot F, for a suspicious vehicle that was parked in the lot.  The caller advised that the gold colored vehicle had been parked in the lot for quite a while and that they possibly had a controlled dangerous substance inside.  Officers arrived on location and located the vehicle, a gold colored Pontiac Aztec along with its two male occupants.  Both males advised police that neither of them lived in the area but they had parked in the lot in order to record music.  As the officers were speaking with both males, they could smell an odor of burnt marijuana coming from the interior of the Aztec.  The driver of the vehicle gave police permission to search the vehicle.  Officers located two small baggies of suspected marijuana, several glass pipes used to smoke narcotics, and several small empty baggies containing a white powder residue.

Martin Howard, 30 years old from Cherry Hill, NJ, was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.  He also had two outstanding warrants for his arrest out of Gloucester City court and Princeton court which totaled $450 full bail.  Howard bailed out on one warrant and was released on his own recognizance on the other.  He was later released from police custody on a summons for the Palmyra charge, pending court.

Mark Jones, 22 years old from Palmyra, was charged with possession of marijuana under 50 grams.  He was processed on the charge and later released on a summons, pending court.

04/21/2014 @ 6:00pm

Palmyra Police were dispatched to 300 West Broad Street (Legion Field) for a possible assault that occurred.  The caller advised that there was a female that was partially clothed on location.  Arriving officers quickly determined that this was not an assault and that the two involved subjects had gone into the restroom at the park in order to use a controlled dangerous substance.  The female was transported to the hospital due to her impairment.  The male was found to be in possession of a hypodermic needle, used to ingest narcotics.

Joshua Brown, 27 years old from Willingboro, NJ, was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.  He also had three outstanding warrants for his arrest from Camden, Riverside, and Atlantic City courts.  Bail totaled $3,000 full for the warrants.  Brown was unable to post the required bail and was lodged in Burlington County Jail, pending court.

Palmyra Police Department is thankful for the help of our residents and visitors that come to town on a daily basis.  We continually urge you to call for police assistance when you observe anything alarming such as the call listed above.  You can call Central Dispatch at 856-829-0191 or simply call 911 if it is a true emergency.  Thank you.

04/20/2014 @ 8:19pm

A Palmyra Police Officer got out with two subjects that had not properly used the cross walk while crossing the intersection at Broad Street and Cinnaminson Avenue.  One of the males had almost gotten hit by a passing motorist due to not using the cross walk properly.  Both subjects gave police their information and the officer checked the given names for wants/warrants.  Central dispatch advised that one of the males had two outstanding warrants for his arrest.  Dispatch could not find any information on the second male with the name that he had given.

Joshua Gliem, 28 years old from Hamilton, NJ, was taken into custody for the outstanding warrants from Hamilton court and Trenton court.  Both warrants totaled $1,262, full.

The second male was asked if he had any form of identification on his person or if he was carrying anything illegal.  The male advised that he had a pipe used to smoke marijuana, which he recovered from his jacket pocket and turned over to police.  The male was placed under arrest for possession of drug paraphernalia.  He was also found to be in possession of a small baggie of marijuana.  Once back at the station, officers discovered that the male had initially lied to police about his name and that he had three outstanding warrants for his arrest from Trenton, West Windsor, and Lawrence Township courts.  Bail totaled $4,990, full on all three warrants.  Jason S. Tolley, 30 years old from Trenton, was also charged with hindering apprehension by way of giving false information to police.  Bail was set at $7,500 full for the hindering charge.

Gliem was turned over to Hamilton Township Police Department for their outstanding warrant.  Tolley was unable to post the required bail and was lodged in Burlington County Jail, pending court.

04/12/2014 @ 11:25am

A Palmyra Police Officer conducted a motor vehicle stop on white Mercedes Benz for careless driving.  The driver of the vehicle had decided to improperly pass, at a high rate of speed, a long line of vehicles that were waiting in traffic.  When asked for his credentials by the officer, the driver advised that his license was suspended and that he did not currently have it in his possession.  The officer asked for his name, date of birth, and social security number, which the driver verbally gave to the officer.  However, the information that the driver used belonged to another person.  The officer knew the person that the driver was claiming to be and knew that the driver was lying.

Matteo Daraio, 32 years old from Laurel Springs, NJ, was charged with hindering apprehension due to the fact that he had six outstanding warrants for his arrest and was attempting to lie to police in order to avoid arrest on the warrants.  Bail was set at $5,000 full for the hindering apprehension charge.  The bail for the six outstanding warrants totaled $1,504 full and were out of Camden, Somerdale, Atco, and Mickelton courts.  Daraio was unable to post the total amount of bail needed for release and was lodged in Burlington County Jail, pending court.

04/14/2014 @ 6:54am

Palmyra Police were dispatched to the 300 block of Temple Boulevard for a motor vehicle accident where the driver struck a fire hydrant and traffic sign, then left the area.  Arriving officers were able to locate the damage and saw that there were Mercedes Benz vehicle parts left behind at the scene.  There was also a path of fluid from the vehicle that lead police to a residence in Riverton.  Officers attempted to speak with the Riverton resident but did not receive any cooperation with regards to the investigation.

After gathering more information related to the accident, officers were able to sign a complaint against 56 year old, Dean Giannini, of Riverton, for obstruction of justice.  Bail was set at $2,500 full for the charge.  He was also issued several motor vehicle summonses and released from custody after posting the required bail amount.

04/10/2014 @ 2:17pm

Palmyra police units were dispatched to the area of the Roger Wilco on Route 73 North for a male subject that was leaving the location in a blue Nissan and he appeared to be highly intoxicated.  As responding officer were arriving, they observed the blue Nissan on West Broad Street in the area of Market Street.  The officers were cognizant of the fact of the time and that the schools were releasing students for the day.  Palmyra Police stopped the blue Nissan on West Broad Street at Race Street in order to investigate the call further.

As officers were speaking with the male driver, they observed a very strong odor of alcohol coming from his breath.  They also observed that he was disheveled and had fumbling movements.  The driver was asked to perform field sobriety tests, which he did not complete successfully.

Ralph Cipoletti, 50 years old from Cinnaminson, NJ, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of an intoxicating liquor and/or drug.  The charge was placed on a summons and Cipoletti was released to the custody of a third party, pending court.

04/06/2014 @ 1:53am

A Palmyra Police Officer conducted a motor vehicle stop on a Chevrolet Lumina for failing to maintain a lane of travel while on West Broad Street and for also having a brake light that was not working properly.  As the officer was speaking with the driver, he could smell a strong odor of alcohol coming from inside the vehicle.  The officer asked the driver to perform field sobriety tests, which he was unable to complete successfully.

Paul Sanders, 46 years old from Philadelphia, PA, was charged with driving under the influence.  The violation was placed on a summons and Sanders was later released to the custody of a third party, pending court.

04/05/2014 @ 1:48am

A Palmyra Police Officer stopped a white Cadillac Escalade on Route 73 South near Hylton Road for failing to maintain a lane while traveling on the highway.  As the officer was speaking with the driver, he could smell a very strong odor of alcohol.  The male was asked to perform field sobriety tests on scene, to which he was unable to complete successfully.  The male was placed under arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol. The male was also found to be in possession of several small prescription pills that were loose in his pocket, not prescribed to him.

William Blackwell, 45 years old from Medford, NJ, was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (schedule II drug) and driving under the influence.  Both violations were placed on summonses and Blackwell was later released to a third party, pending court.

04/02/2014 @ 8:32pm

Palmyra Police were dispatched to a residence on West Sixth Street for a weapons call.  The female victims on location had advised police that they had been hanging out with friends and had gotten into a verbal argument with a male that was on location.  During the argument, the male had pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the two females in a threatening manner.  He then pointed the gun at a vehicle parked out front of the residence and threatened to shoot at it.  Inside of the vehicle was one of the victim’s juvenile son.  With the help of the victims and investigation by police, they were able to identify the male.

James Hinson, 37 years old from Camden, was charged with two counts of aggravated assault by way of pointing a firearm at the two females and two counts of terroristic threats.  Bail was set at $90,000 full on 4/3/2014 but Hinson’s whereabouts were unknown at the time of issuance.  Hinson was ultimately arrested by Cherry HIll Police Department and turned over to Palmyra Police Department for processing on 4/11/2014.  Hinson was unable to post the required bail needed and was lodged in Burlington County Jail, pending court.

04/01/2014 @ 1:23pm

Palmyra officer got out with a male subject that was smoking on the Palmyra Light Rail Platform.  The platform is clearly posted as a non-smoking area.  The officer checked the subject for outstanding warrants and found that he had one criminal warrant from Camden court in the amount of $1,000.  The male advised officers on location that he had a used hypodermic syringe in his pants pocket, which he removed and placed on to the ground.

Matthew Rinaldo, 27 years old from Palmyra, was arrested and charged with smoking on the platform and possession of a hypodermic syringe.  While in custody at the station, officers observed that Rinaldo had a cylinder shaped key ring which was holding five (5) Alprazolam pills inside.  Rinaldo was subsequently also charged with possession of a schedule IV narcotic and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Bail was set at $7,500 full, which Rinaldo was unable to post and was later lodged in Burlington County Jail, pending court.

3/2/2014 @ 9:40am

A Palmyra officer stopped a black Chevrolet Impala for having an expired temporary registration.  As the officer was speaking with the driver and passenger an odor of marijuana could be smelled coming from the interior compartment of the vehicle.  The officer was able to obtain consent to search the Impala by the driver.  The officer located cigar shavings commonly associated with marijuana use.  The officer also located a plastic sandwich bag of suspected marijuana underneath of the glove box area in the vehicle.  Both driver and passenger were placed under arrest.

Timothy Williams, 22 years old from Philadelphia, PA, and Juanita Figueroa, 21 years old from Philadelphia, PA were both charged with possession of marijuana under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Their complaints were placed on a summons and they were both later released after processing, pending court.

3/2/2014 @ 09:54am

Officers from the Palmyra Police Department along with a representative from the Recording Industry Association of America conducted an investigation into a vendor at the Palmyra Flea Market that was reportedly selling counterfeit CD’s.  Upon completion of the investigation, it was determined that the CD’s on sale by the vendor were in fact counterfeit.  Police seized over 2,500 CD’s and a little over $100 in cash for evidence.

Abdrahmane Sy. 51 years old from Philadelphia, PA, was arrested and charged with Uttering Writing Known to be Forged, Counterfeiting, and for violating the New Jersey Anti-Piracy Act.  All three indictable offenses were placed on a warrant and bail was set at $15,000 full.  Sy was also found to be a Fugitive from Justice out of Virginia for a Counterfeiting offense.  A separate warrant was completed for this offense and bail was set at $25,000 full by a Superior Court Judge.  Sy was unable to post the required bail and was lodged in Burlington County Jail, pending court.

2/26/2014 @ 1:26pm

Palmyra Police were dispatched to the Wawa convenience store for a subject on location that had been previously warned numerous times by police and store employees that he was not welcome to patronize the store.  While police were dealing with the male, he began to yell obscenities at the officers which could be heard from the customers within the store.

Thomas Carrillo, 36 years old from Camden, was arrested and charged with defiant trespass and disorderly conduct.  Bail was set at $1,000 full, which Carrillo could not post.  He was lodged in Burlington County Jail, pending court.

2/26/2014 @ 12:12am

A Palmyra Police officer conducted a motor vehicle stop for speeding on Route 73 near Souder Street.  The driver’s credentials were checked and the officer learned that the female driver was a fugitive from justice out of Pennsylvania for receiving stolen property.  She also had four outstanding warrants out of Mt. Laurel court which totaled $3,289 full.  Sherrelle Alston, 42 years old from Philadelphia, PA, was arrested and charged with being a fugitive from justice.  Bail was set by a superior court judge in the amount of $5,000 full.  Alston was unable to post the bail and was lodged in Burlington County Jail, pending court.

2/24/2014 @ 3:07pm

A Palmyra police officer stopped two subjects that were walking in the middle of a roadway.  The pair had also been seen on the grass area near the railroad tracks, which is considered private property with New Jersey Transit.  One of the males had an outstanding criminal warrant from Camden City Municipal court in the amount of $250.00 full.  Once in custody on the warrant, the male was found to be in possession of fifteen (15) wax folds of heroin.

James Deatore, 33 years old from Beverly, NJ, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (heroin).  Bail was set at $2,500 full, which Deatore was unable to post.  He was lodged in Burlington County Jail, pending court.

2/20/2014 @ 3:48pm

A Palmyra officer was out at the Wawa convenience store located at 600 Cinnaminson Avnenue, when he observed a male standing near the register with candy wrapper sticking out of the sleeve of his jacket pocket, which he appeared to be trying to conceal with his hand.  The officer thought this to be suspicious and confronted the male about the hidden candy.  The male quickly became nervous and advised that he was going to pay for the candy.  The officer began to speak with the male further and was told by the male that he also had concealed on him a pint of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream, maple syrup, butter sticks, two packages of nutter butter cookies and a box of pancake mix, along with the reeses big cup that he had in his sleeve.

Eric Tummillo, 35 years old from Cinnaminson, was arrested and charged with shoplifting.  The charge was placed on a warrant and bail was set at $2,500 full.  Tummillo was unable to post the required bail and was lodged in Burlington County Jail, pending court.

2/18/2014 @ 12:09am

A Palmyra Police Officer conducted a motor vehicle stop on a Pontiac Sunfire for failing to dim the vehicles high beam lights.  As the officer was speaking with the female driver, he could smell an odor or marijuana coming from with the vehicle.  When the officer asked the female about the odor, she produced a marijuana cigar and stated that she had smoked it earlier in the day.  The officer obtained consent from the driver to search the Pontiac.  The female then advised the officer that she had a sandwich type bag of marijuana inside of her purse, which was secured as evidence.

Jennifer Grybowski, 20 years old from Browns Mills, NJ, was placed under arrest for possession of marijuana under 50 grams.  She was transported to the police station and processed for the arrest.  Grybowski was later released from custody on a summons, pending court.

2/14/2014 @ 3:57pm

A Palmyra Police officer got out with a male subject on the light rail platform that was smoking a cigarette.  The platform is posted as a non-smoking area.  The officer obtained the males information and checked him for outstanding warrants.  Central dispatch advised the officer that the male had an outstanding warrant out of Gloucester Township in the amount of $500, full.  The male, Tyreese Ragland, 32 years old from Philadelphia, PA, was taken into custody on the warrant.

Once out at the station, officers found on Ragland a signed blank check and a gold wedding band with the initials “JB” inscribed on the inside of the band.  Ragland stated that the ring was his and that he had gotten the check from a friend in Cinnaminson.  Further investigation revealed that Ragland had met up with his friend and had given him an unknown amount of marijuana in exchange for the blank check and the wedding ring.  Both items were stolen by the victims stepson and given to Tyreese Ragland.

Ragland was charged with receiving stolen property and bail was set at $5,000 full, to which Ragland was unable to post.  He was also charged on a summons with smoking in public.  Ragland was lodged in Burlington County Jail, pending court.

2/10/2014 @ 12:35am

A Palmyra Police officer was stopped at the base of the Tacony Palmyra Bridge off of the roadway when he saw a Volkswagon come across the bridge and come to a complete stop in the middle of the roadway.  The driver appeared confused and almost attempted to make a U-turn in order to cross back over the bridge towards Philadelphia.  The driver then decided to continue driving South on Route 73 towards Pennsauken.  The officer got behind the Volkswagon and followed it down the snow covered highway.  As they approached an intersection on Route 73, the driver of the Volkswagon quickly changed lanes and almost struck two snow plows that had been parked in the shoulder of the roadway.  After stopping the vehicle, the officer observed that the female driver was impaired due to alcohol.  The driver was asked to perform field sobriety tests, which she did not successfully pass.

Amanda Reddick, 23 years old from Westampton, was arrested for driving under the influence.  Reddick was processed and later released to a third party on a summons, pending court.

2/6/2014 @ 9:55pm

A Palmyra Police officer got out with a vehicle that was parked in the Harbour Clubhouse parking lot after business hours.  The vehicle was occupied by two subjects and the registered owner of the vehicle did not reside in Palmyra.  The officer attempted to obtain the drivers information which was initially given as Jessica J. Rodguez.  When the officer asked if she meant “Rodriguez” the female advised that it was Rodguez but sounded like Rodriguez.  The officer ran the information that was given by the driver.  Central dispatch advised that they had no record or a Jessica Rodguez but did have a name associated with the social security number that the female had given the officer.  The female driver quickly admitted that she gave a false name because she had several outstanding warrants for her arrest.  Once in custody, the female was also found to be in possession of several items commonly used to ingest narcotics.

Miriam Soto, 31 years old from Palmyra, was arrested and charged with hindering ones apprehension and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Soto also had seven (7) outstanding criminal warrants for her arrest, which totaled $2,637 and were from Camden, Beverly City, and Carteret Courts.  Her charges were placed on a warrant and bail was set at $2,000 full.  Soto was unable to post the required amount of bail for release and was lodged in Burlington County Jail, Minimum Security in Pemberton, pending court.

2/1/2014 @ 2:08pm

A Palmyra officer got out at Broad and Cinnaminson Avenue with two white females that had failed to use the crosswalk while crossing the street and they had also improperly crossed the railroad tracks.  The information of both females was checked and the officer learned that they both had outstanding warrants for their arrest.  Jalena Sanchez, 20 years old from Westville, was arrested on two outstanding criminal warrants out of Deptford and Woodbury courts, with a bail totaling $1,075 full.

The second female, Ashley Devlin 23 years old from Palmyra, also had an outstanding criminal warrant from Camden court in the amount of $500 full.  Once in custody, Devlin was also found to be in possession of six hypodermic syringe needles, a small plastic bag of suspected marijuana, and a glass pipe commonly used to smoke marijuana.  Devlin’s charges were placed on a summons and she was later released from custody, pending court in Palmyra.  Camden court advised to release Devlin on her own recognizance for their warrant.

Sanchez posted bail on one warrant and was released on her own recognizance for the second warrant.

2/1/2014 @ 0300 hrs.

Palmyra Police had been in the area of the Park Tavern dealing with a possible fight.  Two male subjects that had been involved were eventually sent, walking, on their way to a friends house in town.  Moments later, while officers were still dealing with other subjects at the bar, a silver H2 Hummer was seen driving from the area.  The officer could see that the passenger in the vehicle was one of the subjects that he had just told to leave the area.  The officer observed the vehicle slowly proceed to drive to the area of West Broad Street and Filmore Street, a business section of town that, at the time, was not open.  The officer conducted an investigatory stop on the Hummer and found the driver to be the second male subject that he had just dealt with at the Park Tavern.  Both subjects had been under the influence of alcohol.  The driver was asked to perform field sobriety tests on scene, which he did not complete successfully.

Luis Valentin, 36 years old from Camden, was arrested for driving under the influence.  He was served with several motor vehicle summonses and later released to a third party, pending court.

 

1/23/2014 @ 1552 hrs.

A Palmyra Police Officer stopped a pedestrian for not properly using the cross walk on South Broad Street and Cinnaminson Avenue.  The officer asked the subject if he had anything illegal on him and to keep his hands out of his pockets for officer safety reasons.  The subject would not at first remove one of his hands from his pocket so the officer asked again if he as carrying anything illegal.  The male advised that he had a hypodermic syringe in his pocket and proceeded to remove it for the officer.  The male was placed under arrest without incident.

Alexander Messineo, 24 years old from Bordentown, was charged with possession of a hypodermic syringe.  The charge was placed on a summons and Messineo was later released from custody, pending court.  Messineo was also issued a traffic summons for failure to properly use the pedestrian cross walk.

1/23/2014

On, 12/27/2013 at approximately 1154 hrs., a victim reported to Palmyra Police that she had allowed a friend of hers to borrow her 2008 Jeep Liberty over a week prior and she has not seen or heard from the friend since.  The victim advised that she had tried several times to contact the friend without success.  The victim wished to pursue complaints against the accused for not returning her vehicle.

Palmyra police investigated the complaint and were able to sign a complaint against the accused in this matter.  The vehicle was also entered into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) as being stolen.  The accused was ultimately located in north New Jersey still driving the victims car.  He was arrested and charged with receiving stolen property by Englewood Police Department on 1/14/2014.  Setrak Onik Kaloian, 60 years old from Cherry Hill, was turned over to the Palmyra Police Department on 1/23/2014 and lodged in Burlington County Jail on the $10,000 warrant from Palmyra Police for theft of movable property.  He was incarcerated without incident, pending court.

1/24/2014 @ 0900 hrs.

On 12/16/2013 at approximately 0500 hrs., Palmyra Police were dispatched to a residence on East Henry Street for a motor vehicle theft report.  The victim had started her vehicle, which was parked in her driveway unlocked, in order to warm it up prior to leaving for work.  When the victim went outside to leave for work, she realized that her vehicle was gone.  The vehicle was entered into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) as being stolen and detectives began to investigate the matter.  The vehicle was located on 12/18/2013 in Ewing, New Jersey.  Palmyra detectives were advised by various agencies throughout the county and state that they might have a suspect for the vehicle theft in our town.  The suspect was later interviewed and confessed to stealing the vehicle in Palmyra on 12/16/2013.  Palmyra Police detectives charged Roberto Alicea, 19 years old from Delran, with theft of movable property.  The charge was placed on a warrant and bail was set at $5,000 full.  Alicea, who was lodged in Burlington County Jail on charges from other jurisdictions, was served with the Palmyra complaint on 1/24/2014.

1/22/2014 @ 2121 hrs.

A Palmyra Police Officer got out with a vehicle that was parked on private property in the parking lot of the Harbour Clubhouse.  The vehicle was occupied by two females that did not reside in the complex.  As the officer was speaking with the females, he could smell a strong odor of burnt marijuana coming from the interior of the vehicle.  The officer obtained consent to search the vehicle from the driver.  As the females were asked to step out of the vehicle, the passenger advised police that she had the marijuana in her purse along with a pipe used to smoke the marijuana.

Brianna Black, 18 years old from Cinnaminson, was charged with possession of marijuana under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.  The charges were placed on a summons and Black was released from custody, pending court.

1/14/2014 @ 1444 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER CONDUCTED A MOTOR VEHICLE STOP ON A RED CADILLAC SEDAN FOR DISREGARDING A TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICE.  THE VEHICLE WAS OCCUPIED BY TWO MALES.  THE OFFICER COULD DETECT AN ODOR OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE COMING FROM THE DRIVERS BREATH.  THE OFFICER HAD THE DRIVER PERFORM FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS, WHICH HE DID NOT PASS SUCCESSFULLY.  KEITH ALTMAN, 35 YEARS OLD FROM CINNAMINSON, WAS CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE.  HE WAS PROCESSED AND LATER RELEASED TO A THIRD PARTY, PENDING COURT.

THE PASSENGER, STEVEN WICKHAM, 53 YEARS OLD FROM PHILADELPHIA, WAS ALSO ARRESTED ON FIVE OUTSTANDING WHICH TOTALED $2,750 FULL.  HE BAILED OUT ON ALL FIVE WARRANTS AND WAS RELEASED FROM CUSTODY.

1/10/2014 @ 2315 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER CONDUCTED A MOTOR VEHICLE STOP ON RIVER ROAD NEAR ROUTE 73 ON A  GREEN FORD EXPLORER FOR HAVING AN IMPROPERLY WORKING HEADLIGHT.  AS THE OFFICER WAS SPEAKING WITH THE DRIVER, HE COULD SMELL A STRONG ODOR OF ALCOHOL COMING FROM WITHIN THE VEHICLE.  THE OFFICER HAD THE DRIVER PERFORM FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS ON SCENE, WHICH THE DRIVER DID NOT SUCCESSFULLY PASS.  BARRY BOWERS, 39 YEARS OLD FROM RIVERSIDE, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE.  HE WAS LATER RELEASED ON SUMMONSES TO A THIRD PARTY, PENDING  COURT.

1/9/2014 @ 1830 hrs. & 1/12/2014 @ 2030 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE RESPONDED TO THE WAWA CONVENIENCE STORE FOR A SUBJECT ON LOCATION THAT HAD BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED HE WAS NOT WELCOME IN THE STORE.  POLICE GOT OUT WITH THOMAS CARRILLO, WHO HAD BEEN TOLD ON 1/05/2014 BY POLICE THAT WAWA NO LONGER WANTED HIM TO PATRONIZE THE STORE BECUASE OF PREVIOUS INCIDENTS.  CARRILLO WAS PLACED UNDER ARREST AND CHARGED WITH DEFIANT TRESPASS.  HE WAS LATER RELEASED FROM CUSTODY, PENDING COURT.

JUST THREE DAYS LATER ON 1/12/2014 AT APPROXIMATELY 2030 HRS., CARRILLO WAS BACK OUT AT THE PALMYRA WAWA ASKING FOR A RIDE.  CARRILLO WAS AGAIN ARRESTED FOR DEFIANT TRESPASS, HOWEVER, THIS TIME THE CHARGE WAS PLACED ON A WARRANT AND BAIL WAS SET AT $500.  CARRILLO WAS UNABLE TO POST THE BAIL AND WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL.

1/5/2014 @ 1437 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE WERE DISPATCHED TO WAWA FOR A MALE SUBJECT THAT WAS ON LOCATION HELPING HIMSELF TO THREE CUPS OF COFFEE BUT WAS REFUSING TO PAY FOR THE BEVERAGES.  UNITS ARRIVED ON LOCATION AND SPOKE WITH STORE EMPLOYEES AND THE MALE SUBJECT.  AS POLICE WERE TRYING TO FIND OUT WHAT HAPPENED, THE MALE BEGAN YELLING OBSCENITIES VERY LOUDLY, CAUSING A SCENE.  THE MALE WAS WARNED BY POLICE TO STOP YELLING AND CURSING BUT HE CONTINUED.  THE MALE WAS PLACED UNDER ARREST FOR HIS BEHAVIOR.  WAWA DID NOT WISH TO PURSUE A SHOPLIFTING COMPLAINT AT THIS TIME.

THOMAS CARRILLO, 36 YEARS OLD FROM CAMDEN, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH DISORDERLY CONDUCT.  CARRILLO WAS SERVED WITH HIS SUMMONS AND LATER RELEASED PENDING COURT.

1/2/2014 @ 0710 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE WERE DISPATCHED TO THE WAWA CONVENIENCE STORE FOR A SHOPLIFTING THAT HAD JUST TAKEN PLACE.  A BLACK HISPANIC MALE HAD BEEN COMING IN TO THE STORE OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS AND CONSUMING A 12oz. CUP OF COFFEE.  THE MALE THEN LEAVES THE STORE WITHOUT PAYING FOR THE COFFEE.  WHEN CONFRONTED BY THE MANAGER ABOUT PAYING FOR THE CONSUMED COFFEE, THE MALE JUST LAUGHED IN HIS FACE AND CONTINUED TO WALK OUT OF THE STORE.  THE MANAGER CALLED POLICE ON 1/2/2014 AS HE SAW THIS SAME MALE WALKING INTO THE STORE.  AS POLICE WERE SPEAKING WITH THE MANAGER ABOUT WHAT HAD BEEN TAKING PLACE, THEY OBSERVED HIM AGAIN DRINKING A CUP OF COFFEE WITH NO INTENTIONS OF PAYING FOR WHAT HE HAD JUST CONSUMED.

NESTOR RODRIGUEZ, 30 YEARS OLD FROM PENNSAUKEN, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF SHOPLIFTING.  THERE WERE ALSO FIVE OUTSTANDING WARRANTS FOR HIS ARREST (BEVERLY CITY COURT, PENNSAUKEN COURT, CAMDEN CITY COURT, AND RIVERSIDE COURT) WHICH TOTALED $2,456.50.  THE SHOPLIFTING CHARGES WERE PLACED ON A WARRANT AND BAIL WAS SET AT $2,500 FULL.  RODRIGUEZ WAS UNABLE TO POST THE REQUIRED BAIL AND WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAI

1/1/2014 @ 2229 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER CONDUCTED A MOTOR VEHICLE STOP ON A 2008 KIA SPORTAGE ON CINNAMINSON AVENUE FOR NOT HAVING VALID REGISTRATION.  AS THE OFFICER WAS SPEAKING WITH THE DRIVER, HE COULD SMELL AN ODOR OF MARIJUANA COMING FROM THE VEHICLE.  THE OFFICER ASKED THE DRIVER ABOUT THE ODOR AND WAS TOLD THAT THERE WAS MARIJUANA A PIPES INSIDE THE CENTER CONSOLE OF THE VEHICLE.  THE OFFICER OBTAINED CONSENT TO SEARCH THE VEHICLE FROM THE DRIVER AND LOCATED THE SMALL BAG OF MARIJUANA, THREE PIPES, A GRINDER AND ROLLING PAPERS.

CHRISTOPHER HERNANDEZ, 21 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA UNDER 50 GRAMS AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.  THE CCHARGES WERE PLACED ON A SUMMONS AND HERNANDEZ WAS RELEASED AFTER BEING PROCESSED, PENDING COURT.

12/31/2013 @ 1108 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER CONDUCTED A PEDESTRIAN STOP ON A WHITE MALE THAT WAS ACTING SUSPICIOUSLY IN THE AREA OF 5TH AND ARCH STREET.  THE OFFICER GATHERED THE MALES INFORMATION AND SENT HIM ON HIS WAY.  THE OFFICER LATER LEARNED THE MALE HAD LIED ABOUT HIS NAME, DATE OF BIRTH AND SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER.  THE OFFICER ALSO LEARNED THAT THE MALE HAD SIX OUTSTANDING CRIMINAL WARRANTS FOR HIS ARREST (MT. LAUREL, PEMBERTON, DEPTFORD, HARRISON, SOMERDALE, AND CAMDEN COURTS) WHICH TOTALED $4,225 FULL.

VINCENT BRONSON, 53 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS CHARGED BY PALMYRA POLICE WITH HINDERING APPREHENSION.  THE COMPLAINT WAS PLACED ON A WARRANT WITH A $5000 BAIL TO WHICH THE JUDGE ALLOWED BRONSON TO BE RELEASED ON HIS OWN RECOGNIZANCE.  BRONSON WAS THEN TURNED OVER TO MT. LAUREL POLICE DEPARTMENT ON THEIR $2,600 CRIMINAL WARRANT.

12/20/2013 @ 1624 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER GOT OUT WITH A MALE SUBJECT THAT WAS SMOKING ON THE LIGHT RAIL PLATFORM.  THE OFFICER LEARNED THAT THE MALE HAD AN OUTSTANDING CRIMINAL WARRANT OUT OF CAMDEN METRO COURT IN THE AMOUNT OF $500 FULL.  HE WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY FOR THE WARRANT AND FOUND TO BE IN POSSESSION OF APPROXIMATELY 20 PRESCRIPTION PILLS CONTAINED WITHIN A SANDWICH BAG.  THE MALE ADMITTED TO POLICE THAT HE WAS TRYING TO SELL THE PILLS IN ORDER TO MAKE MONEY FOR CHRISTMAS.

JESSE P. HARTNETT, 35 YEARS OLD FROM PENNSAUKEN, WAS CHARGED WITH DISTRIBUTION OF PRESCRIPTION LEGEND DRUGS AND POSSESSION OF FIVE OR MORE DOSES OF A PRESCRIPTION LEGEND DRUG.  BAIL WAS SET AT $2,500 FULL WHICH HARTNETT WAS UNABLE TO POST AND WAS THEN LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL, PENDING COURT.

12/19/2013 @ 1305 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER CONDUCTED A MOTOR VEHICLE STOP FOR A MOVING VIOLATION ON A BLACK NISSAN MAXIMA.  THE DRIVER OF THE MAXIMA HAD FAILED TO COME TO A COMPLETE STOP AT CINNAMINSON AVENUE AND MAIN HARBOUR DRIVE.  THE VEHICLE CONTAINED TWO OCCUPANTS.  AS THE OFFICER WAS SPEAKING WITH THE DRIVER, HE COULD SMELL A STRONG ODOR OF BURNT MARIJUANA COMING FROM INSIDE THE VEHICLE.  THE OFFICER ATTEMPTED TO OBTAIN CONSENT TO SEARCH THE VEHICLE FROM THE DRIVER, BUT WAS DENIED.  THE OFFICER THEN APPLIED FOR A TELEPHONIC SEARCH WARRANT, WHICH WAS GRANTED BY A SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE.  THE OFFICER WAS THEN PERMITTED TO SEARCH THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT OF THE VEHICLE.  DURING THE SEARCH, A SMALL PLASTIC BAGGIE OF SUSPECTED MARIJUANA WAS LOCATED ALONG WITH A PACKAGE OF ROLLING PAPERS.

ELON JAMES, 29 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA UNDER 50 GRAMS AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.  THE CHARGES WERE PLACED ON A WARRANT AND BAIL WAS SET AT $2,500 FULL.  JAMES WAS UNABLE TO POST THE REQUIRED BAIL AND WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL, PENDING COURT.  THE PASSENGER WAS NOT CHARGED AND WAS TRANSPORTED HOME BY PALMYRA POLICE.

12/15/2013 @ 2018 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER STOPPED A MALE SUBJECT ON A BICYCLE FOR NOT HAVING A PROPER LIGHT ON EITHER THE FRONT OR REAR OF THE BICYCLE.  THE OFFICER OBTAINED IDENTIFICATION FROM THE MALE AND LEARNED THAT HE HAD AN OUTSTANDING WARRANT OUT OF RIVERSIDE MUNICIPAL COURT IN THE AMOUNT OF $500.  THE MALE WAS ARRESTED ON THE OUTSTANDING WARRANT AND TAKEN BACK TO THE STATION FOR PROCESSING.  WHILE IN CUSTODY, OFFICERS COULD SMELL A STRONG ODOR OF RAW MARIJUANA COMING FROM THE BACKPACK THAT THE MALE WAS CARRYING.  HE ADVISED POLICE THAT THERE WAS A HIDDEN COMPARTMENT WITHIN THE BAG WHICH CONTAINED A SANDWICH BAG ALMOST FILLED WITH SUSPECTED MARIJUANA.  ALSO LOCATED WAS A PIPE COMMONLY USED TO SMOKE MARIJUANA.

CHRISTIAN SOLER, 27 YEARS OLD FROM BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP, WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.  THE CHARGES WERE PLACED ON A SUMMONS ALONG WITH A TRAFFIC SUMMONS FOR NOT HAVING HIS BICYLCE EQUIPPED WITH A LIGHT.  SOLER WAS RELEASED ON HIS OWN RECOGNIZANCE WITH REGARDS TO THE OUTSTANDING RIVERSIDE WARRANT. SOLER WAS ALSO RELEASED FROM CUSTODY BY PALMYRA POLICE ON SUMMONSES, PENDING COURT.

12/7/2013 @ 1538 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER GOT OUT WITH TWO SUBJECTS WHO HAD ILLEGALLY CROSSED CINNAMINSON AVENUE ON FOOT.  AS THE OFFICER WAS SPEAKING WITH THE MALE AND FEMALE, HE ASKED IF EITHER OF THEM HAD ANY ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES ON THEM.  THE FEMALE HANDED OVER HER PURSE AND ALLOWED THE OFFICER TO LOOK INSIDE.  HE WAS ABLE TO SEE IN PLAIN VIEW SEVERAL DIFFERENT WAX FOLDS, COMMONLY USED TO STORE NARCOTICS, ALONG WITH OTHER DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.  THE OFFICER ASKED THE FEMALE IF SHE HAD ANY NEEDLES ON HER PERSON.  THE FEMALE LOCATED THE NEEDLE IN HER PURSE AND LEFT IT THERE FOR THE OFFICER TO RETRIEVE.  THE FEMALE WAS THEN TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AND CHARGED ACCORDINGLY.  THE MALE WAS NOT ARRESTED.

NICOLE PISELLI, 19 YEARS OLD FROM HAINESPORT, NJ, WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF COCAINE, POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, AND POSSESSION OF A HYPODERMIC SYRINGE.  THE CHARGES WERE PLACED ON A SUMMONS AND PISELLI WAS RELEASED PENDING COURT.  PISELLI ALSO HAD TWO OUTSTANDING WARRANTS FOR HER ARREST OUT OF RIVERSIDE COURT IN THE AMOUNT OF $250 AND OUT OF CAMDEN CITY COURT IN THE AMOUNT OF $350.  BOTH COURTS RELEASED PISELLI ON HER OWN RECOGNIZANCE.

12/6/2013 @ 2356 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER CONDUCTED A MOTOR VEHICLE STOP ON A SILVER JEEP FOR A MOVING VIOLATION WHILE ON CINNAMINSON AVENUE.  AS THE OFFICER APPROACHED THE DRIVER, HE COULD SMELL A VERY STRONG ODOR OF ALCOHOL COMING FROM INSIDE.  THE DRIVER WAS ASKED TO PERFORM FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS, WHICH HE WAS UNABLE TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS.  SEAN CASSIDY, 46 YEARS OLD FROM MOORESTOWN, WAS ARRESTED FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE.  HE WAS ISSUED FIVE MOTOR VEHICLE SUMMONSES AND RELEASED TO A THIRD PARTY, PENDING COURT.

12/5/2013 @ 2200 hrs.

A Palmyra Officer on patrol at the NJ Transit Light Rail Station made contact with a subject who was smoking on the platform; this is in violation of NJ State Statutes and is well posted on the train station platform.  The subject, Douglas Robinson Jr, age of 35 residing at an address on Rt 130 Cinnaminson was found to be wanted by the Essex County Sheriffs Department and also had outstanding warrants out of Newark, Westampton and Burlington City.  Mr. Robinson was lodged in Burlington County Jail on the outstanding warrants and also charged with smoking on the platform a public place, a disorderly conduct charge.

12/4/2013 @ 2230 hrs.

A Palmyra Officer was performing a property check of the Palmyra Harbour Clubhouse located at 2000 Harbour Drive.  The officer observed a one vehicle, a Ford pick up parked in the corner of the parking lot.  As the officer approached the vehicle he detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana.  Speaking to the driver, Angel Berdugo, 30 years old from Willingboro NJ the officer was given consent to search to Mr. Berdugo’s truck.  In the truck the officer found a small bag of green vegetation, a second bag containing a small amount of green vegetation, all believed to be marijuana and two pipes used to smoke marijuana.  Mr. Berdugo was charged with possession of marijuana under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Mr. Berdugo was released pending court.

12/3/2013 1829 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE RESPONDED TO THE DUNKIN DONUTS ON ROUTE 73 NORTH FOR AN ARMED ROBBERY.  THE SUSPECT HAD ENTERED THE STORE DRESSED IN A BLACK HOODED SWEATSHIRT, BLUE JEANS, AND WEARING A BLACK BANDANA TO CONCEAL HIS FACE.  HE IS DESCRIBED AS HAVING A THIN BUILD AND BLUE OR GREEN COLORED EYES.  HE DEMANDED THAT THE CLERK GIVE HIM ALL THE MONEY FROM THE REGISTER.  THE SUSPECT WAS ALSO IN POSSESSION OF A KNIFE.  NO ONE WAS HURT DURING THE INCIDENT.  ANYONE WITH INFORMATION PERTAINING TO THIS INVESTIGATION IS URGED TO CONTACT THE PALMYRA POLICE IMMEDIATELY AT 856-829-0198.

12/3/2013 @ 1915 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE ALONG WITH TRANSIT POLICE GOT OUT WITH TWO SUBJECTS ON THE LIGHT RAIL PLATFORM THAT FIT THE DESCRIPTION OF A SUBJECT THAT HAD JUST ROBBED THE DUNKIN DONUTS ON ROUTE 73 NORTH.  AS OFFICERS WERE SPEAKING WITH THE TWO MALES AND INVESTIGATING THE MATTER FURTHER, THEY LEARNED THAT ONE OF THE MALES HAD JUST SHOPLIFTEDA TWIX CANDY BAR FROM WAWA ON CINNAMINSON AVENUE.  THIS SAME MALE ALSO WAS IN POSSESSION OF A HYPODERMIC SYRINGE.

KEVIN MELDRUM, 20 YEARS OLD FROM DELRAN, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH SHOPLIFTING AND POSSESSION OF A HYPODERMIC SYRINGE.  HE WAS LATER RELEASED ON A SUMMONS PENDING COURT.

11/30/2013 @ 2139 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER CONDUCTED A MOTOR VEHICLE STOP ON A VEHICLE FOR AN EQUIPMENT VIOLATION, THE VEHICLES PASSENGER SIDE HEADLIGHT WAS OUT.  AS THE OFFICER APPROACHED THE DRIVERS SIDE WINDOW, HE COULD SMELL A STRONG ODOR OF RAW MARIJUANA.  AFTER SPEAKING WITH THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER REGARDING THE ODOR, THE OFFICER LEARNED THAT THERE WERE TWO SANDWICH BAGGIES HALF FULL OF SUSPECTED MARIJUANA UNDER THE PASSENGERS SEAT.  THE PASSENGER ADVISED POLICE THAT IT WAS THERE AND THAT IT BELONGED SOLELY TO HIM.  JOESPH PERRY, JR., 20 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY FOR POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA.

THE OFFICER AGAIN BEGAN TO SPEAK WITH THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE TO DETERMINE IF THERE WERE ANY OTHER DRUGS IN THE CAR.  THE DRIVER ADVISED THE OFFICER THAT THERE WAS ANOTHER STASH OF MARIJUANA INSIDE OF THE CENTER CONSOLE.  THE DRIVER RETRIEVED TWO SANDWICH BAGS WHICH CONTAINED A TOTAL OF 13 SMALL PLASTIC BAGGIES OF SUSPECTED MARIJUANA.  THE DRIVER, JEROME WILSON, 18 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY FOR POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA UNDER 50 GRAMS.  WHILE OFFICERS WERE SEARCHING WILSON, THEY FOUND A GLASS VIAL OF SUSPECTED MARIJUANA INSIDE OF HIS PANTS POCKET.

ONCE BACK AT THE STATION, BOTH MALES WERE PROCESSED FOR THEIR ARRESTS.  JOSEPH PERRY WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE MARIJUANA, POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA, AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.  HE ALSO HAD AN OUTSTANDING WARRANT OUT OF CAMDEN CITY IN THE AMOUNT OF $250 FULL.  HIS CHARGES WERE PLACED ON A WARRANT AND BAIL WAS SET AT $2,500 FULL.  JEROME WILSON WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE MARIJUANA, POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA, AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.  BAIL WAS SET AT $2,500 WITH 10% ACCEPTED.  WILSON BAILED OUT OF CUSTODY AND WAS RELEASED, PENDING COURT.  PERRY WAS TRANSPORTED AND LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL, PENDING COURT.

11/30/2013 @ 1207 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE CONDUCTED A MOTOR VEHICLE STOP ON A  BLACK CADILLAC DUE TO THE REGISTRATION BEING EXPIRED.  AS THE OFFICER WAS SPEAKING WITH THE DRIVER, HE OBSERVED THE PASSENGER THROW A CIGARETTE OUT OF THE WINDOW ON TO THE GROUND.  THE OFFICER ATTEMPTED TO GATHER THE PASSENGERS INFORMATION SO THAT A SUMMONS COULD BE ISSUED FOR LITTERING BUT THE PASSENGER GAVE THE OFFICER FALSE IDENTIFYING INFORMATION.  FRANCIS S. PELUSO, 29 YEARS OLD FROM LINDENWOLD, NJ, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH HINDERING APPREHENSION FOR LYING ABOUT HIS NAME, DATE OF BIRTH AND SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER.  PELUSO HAD TWO OUTSTANDING WARRANTS FOR HIS ARREST FROM CAMDEN CITY COURT WHICH TOTALED $650 FULL.

PELUSO’S FATHER, FRANCIS P. PELUSO, WHO HAD COME TO BAIL OUT HIS SON, ALSO HAD OUTSTANDING WARRANTS FOR HIS ARREST.  THREE WARRANTS OUT OF CHERRY HILL COURT AND ONE OUT OF PENNSAUKEN COURT, ALL OF WHICH TOTALED $905 FULL.  BOTH PELUSO MEN WERE ABLE TO POST BAIL ON THEIR RESPECTIVE OUTSTANDING WARRANTS.  FRANCIS S. PELUSO’S CHARGE OF HINDERING WAS PLACED ON A SUMMONS AND HE WAS ULTIMATELY RELEASED PENDING COURT.  BOTH MEN WERE RELEASED FROM CUSTODY.

11/26/2013 @ 1506 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER OBSERVED A SUBJECT STANDING IN FRONT OF THE WAWA CONVENIENCE STORE ON CINNAMINSON AVENUE.  THE SUBJECT APPEARED TO BE ASKING PEOPLE FOR MONEY AS THEY ENTERED THE STORE.  OFFICERS GOT OUT WITH THE SUBJECT AND GATHERED HIS INFORMATION.  THE MALE HAD THREE OUTSTANDING WARRANTS FOR HIS ARREST (TWO OUT OF RIVERSIDE COURT AND ONE OUT OF TRENTON COURT).  WHILE OFFICERS WERE TAKING HIM IN TO CUSTODY, HE WAS FOUND TO BE IN POSSESSION OF TWO HYPODERMIC NEEDLES.

JEFFREY INGRAM, 43 YEARS OLD FROM DELANCO, NJ, WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF A HYPODERMIC SYRINGE AND SOLICITING FOR MONEY.  THE CHARGES WERE PLACED ON A SUMMONS AND INGRAM WAS LATER TURNED OVER TO RIVEDRSIDE TOWNSHIP ON THEIR OUTSTANDING WARRANT.

11/24/2013 @ 1448 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE WERE DISPATCHED TO THE 4000 SECTION OF THE PALMYRA HARBOUR FOR A SUBJECT THAT WAS SEEN TAKING TRASH OUT OF THE TRASH DUMPSTERS, ACTING SUSPICIOUSLY.  AS OFFICERS ARRIVED IN THE AREA, THEY OBSERVED THE MALE GET INTO THE PASSENGER SEAT OF A BEIGE COLORED LEXUS AND LEAVE THE AREA.  THE VEHICLE ALSO HAD AN EQUIPMENT VIOLATION.  A PALMYRA OFFICER CONDUCTED A MOTOR VEHICLE STOP ON THE LEXUS, WHICH CONTAINED TWO OCCUPANTS.  BOTH OCCUPANTS WERE CHECKED FOR OUTSTANDING WARRANTS.  THE PASSENGER WAS FOUND TO HAVE THREE OUTSTANDING WARRANTS FOR HIS ARREST.  AS OFFICERS WERE INSTRUCTING HIM TO GET OUT OF THE VEHICLE, HE INITIALLY REFUSED.  THE PASSENGER THEN GOT OUT OF THE VEHICLE BUT SQUARED OFF WITH OFFICERS ON SCENE AS IF HE WERE GOING TO FIGHT THEM.  A BRIEF STRUGGLE ENSUED AND OFFICERS WERE ABLE TO SAFELY GET THE PASSENGER PLACED UNDER ARREST.

ENRIQUE CORTEZ, 23 YEARS OLD FROM RUNNEMEDE, NJ, WAS CHARGED WITH OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE AND RESISTING ARREST.  THE CHARGES WERE PLACED ON A WARRANT AND BAIL WAS SET AT $5,000 FULL.  CORTEZ ALSO HAD TWO WARRANTS OUT OF RUNNEMEDE COURT TOTALING $450 AND A NO BAIL WARRANT OUT OF CAMDEN CITY COURT.  CORTEZ WAS UNABLE TO POST ANY AMOUNT OF BAIL NEEDED TO SATISFY THE WARRANTS AND WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL, PENDING COURT.

11/22/2013 @ 1849 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER CONDUCTED A PEDESTRIAN STOP ON A FEMALE SUBJECT THAT HAD RUN UP TO A VEHICLE THAT WAS WAITING AT THE TRAFFIC LIGHT ON BROAD STREET AT CINNAMINSON AVENUE.  IT APPEARED THAT THE FEMALE LEANED IN TO THE DRIVERS WINDOW AND GRABBED SOMETHING FROM THE DRIVER.  THE TRAFFIC LIGHT TURNED GREEN AND THE VEHICLE LEFT THE AREA BUT THE FEMALE PROCEEDED TO THE WALK ON TO THE TRAIN PLATFORM, WHERE SHE WAS STOPPED BY POLICE.

THE OFFICER OBTAINED THE FEMALES IDENTIFICATION AND REASON FOR REACHING INTO THE VEHICLE.  SHE ADVISED THAT SHE KNEW THE DRIVER.  THE FEMALE HAD AN OUTSTANDING CRIMINAL WARRANT FOR HER ARREST FROM DEPTFORD COURT IN THE AMOUNT OF $525, FULL.  THE FEMALE WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AND WAS FOUND TO BE IN POSSESSION OF A HYPODERMIC SYRINGE, A SUSPECTED BAGGIE OF HEROIN, AND A METAL CANISTER USED TO  STORE NARCOTICS.

JALENA SANCHEZ, 19 YEARS OLD FROM WESTVILLE, WAS CHAGED WITH POSSESSION OF HEROIN, POSSESSION OF A HYPODERMIC NEEDLE, AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.  SHE WAS PROCESSED AND RELEASED ON HER OWN RECOGNIZANCE, PENDING COURT.

VARIOUS DATES FROM 8/22/2013 THROUGH 11/11/2013

PALMYRA POLICE DEPARTMENT HAVE BEEN INVESTIGATING THE FOLLOWING THREE CASES OVER THE PAST FEW MONTHS AND HAVE RECENTLY MADE AN ARREST TO CLOSE THEM OUT.

8/22/2013 AT APPROXIMATELY 1601 HRS., PALMYRA POLICE TOOK A THEFT REPORT FROM A RESIDENT IN TOWN.  THE VICTIM’S LAPTOP WAS STOLEN FROM HIS RESIDENCE AND A POSSIBLE SUSPECT WAS RELATED TO THE VICTIM.  PALMYRA DETECTIVES INVESTIGATED THE MATTER AND WERE ABLE TO SIGN COMPLAINTS OFF OF EVIDENCE THAT THEY RECIEVED THROUGH THE INVESTIGATION.

11/02/2013 AT APPROXIMATELY 1550 HRS., PALMYRA POLICE TOOK A REPORT FROM A RESIDENT REGARDING THE FACT THAT A CHECK HAD BEEN STOLEN FROM HER CHECK BOOK.  HER NAME WAS FORGED ON THE CHECK AND A SUBJECT HAD CASHED THE CHECK.  AN INVESTIGATION TOOK PLACE AND DETECTIVES LEARNED THAT THE CHECK WAS FORGED AND CASHED BY THE SAME INDIVIDUAL AS THE ABOVE CASE.

11/11/2013 AT APPROXIMATELY 1237 HRS., PALMYRA POLICE TOOK A REPORT FOR A BURGLARY TO A RESIDENCE WHERE MONEY AND A NOOK TABLET WAS TAKEN.  DETECTIVES WERE ABLE TO PROCESS THE SCENE AND IDENTIFY A SUSPECT WITHIN DAYS OF THE BURGLARY.

COMPLAINTS WERE SIGNED ON ALL THREE OF THE ABOVE CASES AND STEVEN KANTOR, 20 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, ULTIMATELY TURNED HIMSELF IN ON THE OUTSTANDING WARRANTS.  KANTOR WAS CHARGED WITH THEFT AND BAIL WAS SET AT $5,000 FULL FOR THIS COMPLAINT RELATED TO THE 8/22/2013 CASE.  HE WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH FORGERY AND THEFT FOR THE 11/02/2013 CASE AND BAIL WAS SET AT $5,000 FULL FOR THOSE CHARGES.  LASTLY, FOR THE 11/11/2013 CASE, KANTOR WAS CHARGED WITH BURGLARY AND THEFT AND BAIL WAS SET AT $7,500 FULL.  KANTOR WAS UNABLE TO POST THE $17,500 TOTAL BAIL NEEDED TO SATISFY THE COMPLAINTS AND WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL, PENDING COURT.

11/18/2013 @ 0818 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE RESPONDED TO MOZER, INC. ON THE 600 BLOCK OF WEST FOURTH STREET FOR A BURGLARY AND THEFT THAT OCCURED SOMETIME OVERNIGHT.  THE OWNER OF THE BUSINESS ADVISED POLICE THAT APPROXIMATELY 500LBS WORTH OF STEEL SHELVING WAS STOLEN FROM WITHIN THE BUSINESS.  THIS SHELVING WAS VALUED AT ABOUT $2000.  HE ALSO ADVISED THAT IT APPEARED THAT SOMEONE HAD CUT THE CHAIN AND LOCK, WHICH SECURED HIS REAR FENCE, IN ORDER TO GAIN ACCESS INTO THE PROPERTY.  AN INVESTIGATION WAS CONDUCTED AND DETECTIVES LEARNED THAT A MALE HAD RECENTLY TURNED IN THE STOLEN STEEL SHELVING TO A LOCAL SCRAP YARD.  DETECTIVES WERE ABLE TO INTERVIEW THE MALE WHO ULTIMATELY CONFESSED TO BREAKING IN TO THE PROPERTY AND STEALING THE METAL FROM MOZER, INC.

ANDREW WITKOWSKI, 21 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA , WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH BURGLARY AND THEFT.  HIS CHARGES WERE PLACED ON A WARRANT AND BAIL WAS SET AT $5,000/ROR.  WITKOWSKI WAS THEN PROCESSED ON THE COMPLAINT AND RELEASED ON HIS OWN RECOGNIZANCE, PENDING A COURT HEARING.

11/10/2013 @ 2240 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE WERE DISPATCHED TO A RESIDENCE ON WEST BROAD STREET FOR A DISPUTE OVER THE USE OF NARCOTICS.  UPON ARRIVAL, POLICE WERE ADVISED BY THE CALLER THAT HE WANTED A SUBJECT REMOVED FROM LOCATION BECAUSE OF POSSIBLE DRUG USAGE.  WHEN CONFRONTED BY POLICE, THE MALE BEGAN ACTING EVASIVE, SO POLICE HAD HIM EMPTY HIS POCKETS, WHICH HE DID WILLINGLY, IN ORDER TO CONDUCT A PAT DOWN.  THE MALE REMOVED A HYPODERMIC SYRINGE FROM HIS PANTS POCKET AND WAS PLACED UNDER ARREST.  A FURTHER SEARCH REVEALED THAT HE WAS ALSO IN POSSESSION OF THREE WAX BAGGIES OF SUSPECTED HEROIN, VARIOUS EMPTY BAGGIES AND OTHER DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, AND SEVEN HYPODERMIC SYRINGES.  THE MALE ADVISED POLICE THAT THE CALLER WAS UPSET OVER THE FACT THAT HE HAD NOT GOTTEN THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF NARCOTICS FROM HIM.  BOTH SUBJECTS WERE ALSO CHECKED FOR ANY OUTSTANDING WARRANTS.

TODD MYRICK, 25 YEARS OLD FROM PITTSGROVE, NJ, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF HEROIN, POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, AND POSSESSION OF A HYPODERMIC SYRINGE. BAIL WAS SET AT $5,000 FULL FOR THE ABOVE LISTED CHARGES.  MYRICK ALSO HAD THREE OUTSTANDING WARRANTS FOR HIS ARREST WHICH TOTALED $1,249 (OUT OF OCEAN CITY COURT, JERSEY CITY COURT, AND CAMDEN CITY COURT).  MYRICK WAS UNABLE TO POST THE REQUIRED AMOUNT OF BAIL AND WAS ULTIMATELY LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY, JAIL PENDING COURT.

JOHN TURNER, JR., 22 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS ARRESTED FOR AN OUTSTANDING WARRANT OUT OF PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP FOR $600.00.  TURNER WAS TURNED OVER TO PENNSAUKEN POLICE AND LODGED IN CAMDEN COUNTY JAIL ON THE WARRANT.

11/9/2013 @ 2059 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE WERE DISPATCHED TO THE WATER FOUNTAIN AT LEGION FIELD TO INVESTIGATE JUVENILES THAT WERE ON LOCATION LIGHTING A FIRE.  OFFICERS ARRIVED AND SPOKE WITH THE JUVENILES WHO HAD STARTED A SMALL FIRE INSIDE OF THE EMPTY CONCRETE WATER FOUNTAIN.  THEY ADVISED THAT THEY WERE COLD AND WERE TRYING TO GET WARM.  PALMYRA FIRE DEPARTMENT ALSO RESPONDED TO EXTINGUISH THE FIRE.  TWO JUVENILES WERE TAKEN TO THE STATION AND CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL MISCHIEF TO BOROUGH PROPERTY.  THE CHARGES WERE PLACED ON TO JUVENILE COMPLAINTS AND FORWARDED TO THE COUNTY.  THE JUVENILES WERE RELEASED TO THE CUSTODY OF THEIR PARENTS, PENDING COURT.

11/5/2013 @ 225o hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE WERE ADVISED THAT THERE WERE TWO SUBJECTS SLEEPING IN THE BASEMENT PORTION OF THE PALMYRA ARMS APARTMENTS.  THE CALLER REPORTED THAT THE TWO SUBJECTS DID NOT LIVE IN THE APARTMENT COMPLEX AND WERE NOT SUPPOSED TO BE THERE.  PALMYRA POLICE LOCATED TWO SLEEPING MALES IN THE BASEMENT OF THE ARMS AND CONFIRMED WITH AN EMPLOYEE THAT THEY WERE NOT PRIVILEDGED TO BE THERE.  AS OFFICERS WERE ATTEMPTING TO OBTAIN INFORMATION FOR THE REPORT, ONE OF THE MALES GAVE POLICE A FALSE FIRST NAME BECAUSE HE THOUGHT THAT HE HAD OUTSTANDING WARRANTS.  BOTH SUBJECTS WERE ARRESTED ON SCENE.

JEFFREY GROSS, 48 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH HINDERING APPREHENSION AND DEFIANT TRESPASS.  CALOGERO MARCHESE, 33 YEARS OLD FROM DELRAN, WAS CHARGED WITH DEFIANT TRESPASS.  BOTH SUBJECTS WERE RELEASED ON SUMMONSES, PENDING COURT.

11/4/2013 @ 1059 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE WERE DISPATCHED TO JOSHUA MOTOR CARS FOR A THEFT REPORT.  AFTER SPEAKING WITH THE OWNER, OFFICERS LEARNED THAT FOUR TIRES AND FOUR HELO RIMS WERE TAKEN FROM THE SHOP SOMETIME OVERNIGHT.  AFTER FURTHER INVESTIGATING THE MATTER, OFFICERS LEARNED THAT AN EMPLOYEE FROM JOSHUA MOTOR CARS MAY HAVE BEEN RESPONISBLE.  THIS EMPLOYEE WAS LOCATED AND BROUGHT IN TO THE STATION FOR AN INTERVIEW WITH DETECTIVES.  THE EMPLOYEE ADMITTED TO DETECTIVES THAT HE HAD BEEN THE ONE TO STEAL THE TIRES AND RIMS, VALUED AT $2,000, FROM HIS BOSS.   HE HAD ALSO USED A COMPANY OWNED VEHICLE TO TRANSPORT THE TIRES AND RIMS TO OAKHURST NEW JERSEY IN ORDER TO SELL THEM TO ANOTHER INDIVIDUAL.

ADAM CARNEY, 27 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH THEFT OF MOVABLE PROPERTY AND UNLAWFUL TAKING MEANS OF CONVEYANCE.  BOTH CHARGES WERE PLACED ON A SUMMONS AND CARNEY WAS RELEASED AFTER BEING PROCESSED ON THE ARREST, PENDING A COURT APPEARANCE.

10/29/2013

ON 10/29/2013 AT APPROXIMATELY 1959 HRS., A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER OBSERVED A SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE PARKED IN THE LOT OF ROGER WILCO ON ROUTE 73 NORTH.  THE VEHICLE’S DRIVER SIDE DOOR WAS WIDE OPEN AND THE FRONT END OF THE VEHICLE WAS TOUCHING A DUMPSTER.  THE OFFICER OBSERVED A MALE GET BACK INTO THE VEHICLE AND DRIVE AWAY.  THE DRIVER MADE A CARELESS TURN ON WEST BROAD STREET AND WAS STOPPED BY THE OFFICER ON WEST BROAD NEAR NEW JERSEY AVENUE.  AS THE OFFICER WAS SPEAKING WITH THE DRIVER AND A PASSENGER, HE DETECTED A STRONG ODOR OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE COMING FROM THE INTERIOR OF THE VEHICLE.  THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE DID NOT PASS FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS GIEVEN BY POLICE AND WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY.

MICHAEL OTT, 37 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE.  HE WAS PROCESSED AT THE STATION AND RELEASED ON MOTOR VEHICLE SUMMONSES TO A THIRD PARTY, PENDING COURT.

ON 10/29/2013 AT APPROXIMATELY 2325 HRS., A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER CONDUCTED A MOTOR VEHICLE STOP FOR A NON-MOVING VIOLATION ON ROUTE 73 NEAR RIVER ROAD.  AS THE OFFICER WAS SPEAKING WITH THE DRIVER, A STRONG ODOR OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE COULD BE DETECTED.  THERE WAS ALSO AN OPEN BOTTLE OF BEER INSIDE OF THE VEHICLE THAT THE DRIVER ADMITTED TO DRINKING WHILE HE WAS DRIVING.  THE DRIVER WAS ASKED TO PERFORM FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS WHICH HE WAS UNABLE TO DO SUCCESSFULLY.  HE WAS TAKEN IN TO CUSTODY AND TRANSPORTED TO THE STATION FOR PROCESSING.

RAFAQAT ALI, 39 YEARS OLD FROM BURLINGTON, WAS CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE AND FOR CONSUMING ALCOHOL INSIDE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, AMONG OTHER MOTOR VEHICLE VIOLATIONS.  ALI WAS PROCESSED AND RELEASED TO A THIRD PARTY ON THE SUMMONSES, PENDING COURT.

10/26/2013 @ 1217 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE WERE DISPATCHED TO THE AREA OF ROUTE 73 AND THE 7-11 CONVENIENCE STORE FOR A ROAD RAGE INCIDENT.  THE CALLER ADVISED POLICE THAT A WEAPON WAS SHOWN BY THE DRIVER OF THE SUSPECT VEHICLE.  MOMENTS LATER, A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER LOCATED THE SUSPECT VEHICLE ON WEST BROAD STREET NEAR LECONEY AVENUE. THE VEHICLE WAS OCCUPIED BY THREE SUBJECTS.  POLICE SPOKE WITH THE DRIVER, WHO WAS COOPERATIVE WITH THE INVESTIGATION.  THE DRIVER, PASSENGERS, AND VEHICLE CHECKED NEGATIVE FOR ANY WEAPONS.  HOWEVER, IN PLAIN SIGHT WITHIN THE VEHICLE WAS A SUSPECTED MARIJUANA HAND ROLLED CIGAR SITTING ON THE PASSENGER SEAT.  THE DRIVER ADVISED POLICE THAT THE CIGAR BELONGED TO HIM.

COREY HAMILTON, 18 YEARS OLD FROM MAPLE SHADE, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA UNDER 50 GRAMS.  HAMILTON WAS PROCESSED AND RELEASED ON A SUMMONS, PENDING COURT.

10/24/2013 @ 1140 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE OBSERVED TWO SUBJECTS IN COURT THAT WERE UNABLE TO STAY AWAKE.  THE MALE AND FEMALE COUPLE APPEARED TO BE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF A NARCOTIC AND HAD MISSED THEIR NAME BEING CALLED BY THE JUDGE.  AN OFFICER ESCORTED BOTH SUBJECTS OUT OF THE COURT ROOM TO INVESTIGATE FURTHER.

THE FEMALE WAS FOUND TO HAVE EIGHT OUTSTANDING CRIMINAL WARRANTS FOR HER ARREST (BURLINGTON CITY COURT, CAMDEN COURT, AND PENNSAUKEN COURT).  WHILE BEING PLACED UNDER ARREST, SHE WAS ALSO FOUND TO BE IN POSSESSION OF A GLASS PIPE USED TO SMOKE A CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE.  SHE WAS ALSO SEEN BY POLICE ATTEMPTING TO CONCEAL, IN HER MOUTH, EMPTY BAGGIES USED TO HOLD A CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE.

THE MALE HALF HAD ONE OUTSTANDING CRIMINAL WARRANT FOR HIS ARREST FROM CAMDEN COURT.

DEENA TURNER,  23 YEARS OLD FROM BURLINGTON CITY, WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA AND TAMPERING WITH EVIDENCE.  BAIL FOR BOTH CHARGES WAS SET AT $5,000 FULL AND HER OUTSTANDING WARRANTS TOTALED $10,922.  TURNER WAS UNABLE TO POST THE REQUIRED AMOUNT OF BAIL NEEDED FOR RELEASE AND WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL IN PEMBERTON.

WILLIAM ESTELOW, 21 YEARS OLD FROM BURLINGTON CITY, WAS RELEASED ON HIS OWN RECOGNIZANCE BY CAMDEN MUNICIPAL COURT.

10/21/2013 @ 1831 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE RESPONDED TO A RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS ON MARYLAND AVENUE FOR A BURGLARY REPORT.  THE SUSPECT HAD ENTERED THE RESIDEDNCE BY PUSHING IN A WINDOW AIR CONDITIONER UNIT AND HAD TAKEN APPROXIMATELY $3000 WORTH OF JEWELRY.   ON 10/22/2013 A SUBJECT ATTEMPTED TO ENTER A RESIDENCE ON FIRTH LANE BUT WAS SCARED OFF BY THE HOMEOWNER WHO HAD BEEN INSIDE.  A DESCRIPTION OF THE SUBJECT WAS GIVEN TO POLICE BY THE HOMEOWNER.

AN INVESTIGATION WAS CONDUCTED IN TO THE TWO INCIDENTS AND DETECTIVES WERE ABLE TO LOCATE A SUSPECT.  CHARGES WERE FILED AGAINST THE MAIN SUSPECT AND POLICE WERE ABLE TO ARREST HIM ON 10/25/2013.

RUSSELL WADSWORTH, 25 YEARS OLD FROM THE 100 BLOCK OF TEMPLE BOULEVARD IN PALMYRA, WAS CHARGED WITH BURGLARY, THEFT, AND CRIMINAL ATTEMPT BURGLARY.  BAIL WAS SET AT $10,000 FULL TO WHICH WADSWORTH WAS UNABLE TO POST.  HE WAS ULTIMATELY LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL, PENDING COURT.

DETECTIVES ARE STILL INVESTIGATING THESE CASES AND BELIEVE THAT OTHER SUSPECTS MAY HAVE BEEN INVOLVED.  ANYONE WITH PERTINENT INFORMATION REGARDING THIS INVESTIGATION IS TO CALL PALMYRA POLICE DETECTIVES AT 856-829-0198.

10/20/2013 @ 0004 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE INVESTIGATED A SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE THAT WAS PARKED NEAR THE 2100 SECTION OF THE HARBOUR.  THE PARKED VEHICLE HAD A LONE FEMALE SITTING INSIDE. AS THE OFFICER APPROACHED THE VEHICLE, THE FEMALE HAD EXITED HER VEHICLE.  THE OFFICER REQUESTED THAT SHE SIT BACK INSIDE.  AS SHE OPENED THE CAR DOOR, A STRONG ODOR OF BURNT MARIJUANA AND A LARGE AMOUNT OF SMOKE COULD BE DETECTED BY THE OFFICER COMING FROM THE INTERIOR OF THE VEHICLE.

THE OFFICER INVESTIGATED THE MATTER FURTHER AND OBTAINED CONSENT TO SEARCH THE VEHICLE FROM THE FEMALE.  THE FEMALE ADVISED POLICE THAT THERE WAS A HAND WRAPPED MARIJUANA CIGAR SITTING ON THE CENTER CONSOLE OF THE VEHICLE.  THE EVIDENCE WAS RETRIEVED AND THE FEMALE WAS PLACED UNDER ARREST.

MELISSA R. FORD, 28 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA UNDER 50 GRAMS.  THE CHARGE WAS PLACED ON TO A SUMMONS AND FORD WAS LATER RELEASED AFTER PROCESSING, PENDING COURT.

10/19/2013 @ 0229 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER CONDUCTED A MOTOR VEHICLE STOP ON A 2001 OLDSMOBILE ALERO ON MARKET STREET FOR A NON-MOVING TRAFFIC VIOLATION.  THE OFFICER DETERMINED THAT THE DRIVER WAS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN INTOXICATING LIQUOR AND HAD HER PERFORM FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS, WHICH SHE DID NOT PASS.

ANA ORTIZ-GONZALEZ, 27 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE.  SHE WAS LATER RELEASED ON A SUMMONS TO THE CUSTODY OF A THIRD PARTY, PENDING COURT.

10/12/2013 @ 0225 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER GOT OUT WITH A VEHICLE ON SPRING GARDEN STREET NEAR FILBERT TO OFFER ASSISTANCE TO A DRIVER THAT HAD BEEN PARKED WITH THE TIRES AGAINST THE CURB.  THE VEHICLES ENGINE WAS RUNNING AND THE DRIVER APPEARED DISORIENTED TO THE OFFICER.  UPON FURTHER INVSTIGATION THE OFFICER LEARNED THAT THE DRIVER WAS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN INTOXICATING LIQUOR AND HAD NOT BEEN ABLE TO PASS THE FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS GIVEN ON SCENE.  UPON FURTHER INVESTIGATION, THE OFFICER HAD ASKED IF THERE WAS ANYTHING INSIDE OF THE VEHICLE THAT HE SHOULD BE MADE AWARE OF TO WHICH THE DRIVER PRODUCED A GLASS PIPE USED TO SMOKE MARIJUANA.  THE PIPE ALSO STILL HAD A SMALL AMOUNT OF MARIJUANA INSIDE.

CHRISTOPHER POLE, 24 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE, POSSESSION OF UNDER 50 GRAMS OF MARIJUANA, AND WITH POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.  HIS CHARGES WERE PLACED ON SUMMONSES AND HE WAS LATER RELEASED TO A THIRD PARTY, PENDING COURT.

10/10/2013 @ 1229 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE WERE DISPATCHED TO THE WAWA CONVENIENCE STORE FOR AN ATTEMPTED SHOPLIFTING THAT HAD JUST OCCURED.  THE SUSPECT HAD ATTEMPTED TO CONCEAL, IN A PLASTIC BAG, SEVERAL KING SIZED REESES PEANUT BUTTER CUPS BUT HAD TUNRED THEM BACK OVER WHEN CONFRONTED BY A STORE EMPLOYEE.  RESPONDING UNITS LOCATED THE SUSPECT ON THE LIGHT RAIL PLATFORM.  THE SUSPECT GAVE POLICE FALSE INFORMATION WHILE TRYING TO DETERMINE HIS IDENTITY AND WAS ULTIMATELY ARRESTED ONCE HIS TRUE IDENTITY WAS LEARNED.  THE SUSPECT WAS ALSO IN POSSESSION OF A STOLEN CREDIT CARD.

DAVID ARRINGTON, JR., 33 YEARS OLD FROM WILLIAMSTOWN, NJ, WAS CHARGED WITH SHOPLIFTING, HINDERING APPREHENSION, AND RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY.  BAIL WAS SET AT $7,500 FULL WHICH ARRINGTON WAS UNABLE TO POST.  THERE WERE ALSO SEVEN OUTSTANDING WARRANTS FOR HIS ARREST FROM VARIOUS TOWNS (CAMDEN, BLACKWOOD, MAGNOLIA, MONROE, AND CLEMENTON, )INCLUDING A $43,923 WARRANT OUT OF GLOUCESTER COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT FOR A CHILD SUPPORT VIOLATION.  ARRINGTON WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL, PENDING COURT.

10/04/2013 @ 2042 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE WERE DISPATCHED TO LEGION FIELD FOR A THEFT COMPLAINT.  THREE MALE JUVENILES HAD REPORTEDLY TAKEN ANOTHER JUVENILES CELL PHONE.  THE VICTIM WAS ABLE TO GET HIS CELL PHONE BACK JUST PRIOR TO THE THREE SUSPECTS DECIDED TO TAKE OFF ON FOOT.  POLICE QUICKLY ARRIVED AND SEARCHED THE AREA FOR THE THREE SUSPECTS.  A FOOT CHASE BEGAN AND ALL THREE SUBJECTS IGNORED REPEATED COMMANDS BY POLICE TO STOP RUNNING.  THE THREE SUBJECTS WERE UTLIMATELY TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AND TRANSPORTED TO THE POLICE STATION FOR PROCESSING.

ONE OF THE JUVENILES WAS CHARGED WITH THEFT, OBSTRUCTION, AND ELUDING POLICE.  THE OTHER TWO JUVENILE SUSPECTS WERE CHARGED WITH OBSTRUCTION AND ELUDING POLICE.  ALL OF THE JUVENILE COMPLAINTS WERE FORWARDED TO THE COUNTY AND THE JUVENILES WERE RELEASED TO THE CUSTODY OF THEIR PARENTS/GUARDIAN.  NONE OF THE THREE JUVENILES LIVE IN PALMYRA, THEY RESIDE IN MERCHANTVILLE, CINNAMINSON, AND PENNSAUKEN.

9/30/2013 @ 2116 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER GOT OUT WITH TWO SUBJECTS, A MALE AND FEMALE, ON WEST HENRY STREET, ONE OF WHICH APPEARED TO BE HIGHLY INTOXICATED AND COULD BARELY STAND UP.  AS THE OFFICER WAS SPEAKING WITH THE MALE, THE FEMALE BEGAN TO YELL OBSCENITIES REPEATEDLY AT THE OFFICER.  THE MALE EXPLAINED THAT HE HAD SEEN THE FEMALE ON THE LIGHTRAIL AND COULD TELL THAT SHE WAS NOT CAPABLE OF GETTING HOME SAFELY, SO HE WAS ATTEMPTING TO HELP HER FIND HER WAY HOME.  HOWEVER, THE FEMALE WAS SO INTOXICATED THAT SHE HAD NO IDEA WHERE SHE EVEN WAS AT THE TIME THAT POLICE HAD STOPPED THE TWO.

THE MALE WAS SENT ON HIS WAY BUT THE FEMALE, WHO WAS STILL ACTING DISORDERLY WAS KEPT ON SCENE.  THE FEMALE HAD ALSO URINATED SEVERAL TIMES WHILE POLICE WERE DEALING WITH HER AND WAS UNCOOPERATIVE WITH POLICE.  A SQUAD WAS REQUESTED TO TAKE THE FEMALE TO THE HOSPITAL DUE TO HER LEVEL OF INTOXICATION.

CHRISTINE PIERCE, 34 YEARS OLD FROM CAMDEN, WAS CHARGED WITH DISORDERLY CONDUCT.  SHE WAS RELEASED ON A SUMMONS ON SCENE TO THE CUSTODY OF THE SQUAD FOR TRANSPORT TO THE HOSPITAL.  PIERCE ALSO RECEIVED A LOCAL ORDINANCE FOR URINATING IN PUBLIC.

9/28/2013 @ 2253 hrs.

TWO PALMYRA POLICE OFFICERS WERE ON FOOT PATROL IN THE AREA OF RACE STREET AND WEST SIXTH STREET WHEN THEY OBSERVED A FEMALE IN POSSESSION OF A CAN OF BEER WALKING ON THE SIDEWALK AREA.  THE FEMALE WAS INSTRUCTED NUMEROUS TIMES TO STOP BUT IGNORED THE OFFICERS AND TRIED TO QUICKLY GET INTO A FENCED IN YARD ON THE BLOCK.

THE OFFICERS WERE ABLE TO CATCH UP TO HER AND DETAIN HER IN ORDER TO ISSUE A LOCAL ORDINANCE FOR POSSESSION OF AN OPEN CONTAINER OF ALCOHOL.  HOWEVER, THE FEMALE REFUSED TO COOPERATE WITH POLICE AND BEGAN YELLING OBSCENITIES LOUD TO NEIGHBORS TO HEAR.  SEVERAL SUBJECTS BEGAN TO FORM IN THE AREA TO SEE WHAT WAS GOING ON.  THE FEMALE WAS ADVISED SEVERAL TIMES TO CALM DOWN BUT SHE CONTINUED TO PULL AWAY FROM OFFICERS AND YELL OBSCENITIES.  OFFICERS ON LOCATION THEN HAD TO RESTRAIN THE FEMALE ON THE GROUND IN ORDER TO PLACE HER UNDER ARREST FOR BEING DISORDERLY.

ROSALIND MOCZULSKI, 47 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH DISORDERLY CONDUCT, OBSTRUCTION, AND RESISTING ARREST.  ALL THREE CHARGES WERE PLACED ON WARRANTS AND BAIL WAS SET AT $7,500 FULL.  MOCZULSKI WAS ABLE TO BOND OUT ON THE CHARGES AND WAS RELEASED, PENDING COURT.  MOCZULSKI WAS ALSO ISSUED A LOCAL ORDINANCE FOR HAVING AN OPEN CONTAINER OF ALCOHOL WHILE IN PUBLIC.

9/27/2013 @ 1246 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE WERE DISPATCHED TO A RESIDENCE IN THE HARBOUR SECTION OF TOWN FOR AN ACTIVATED BURGLAR ALARM.  UPON ARRIVAL, OFFICERS OBSERVED THAT THE FRONT WINDOW OF THE RESIDENCE HAD BEEN SMASHED OUT.  THE VICTIM ARRIVED HOME A SHORT TIME LATER AND FOUND THAT NOTHING WAS MISSING FROM INSIDE.  A WITNESS IN THE AREA ADVISED POLICE THAT SHE HEARD THE GLASS BREAK AND THEN SAW SOMEONE CLIMBING THROUGH THE SMASHED OUT WINDOW.  THIS WITNESS GAVE POLICE A GOOD DESCRIPTION OF THE PERSON THAT SHE HAD SEEN.  TWO OTHER WITNESSES ON LOCATION OBSERVED A SUSPICIOUS MALE IN THE AREA AT THE TIME OF THIS INCIDENT.  ALL 3 WITNESSES GAVE THE SAME DESCRIPTION- WHITE MALE, GRAY HOODED SWEATSHIRT, BLUE DENIM HAT, KHAKI SHORTS.  THE SUSPICIOUS MALE WAS LOCATED A SHORT TIME LATER, STILL IN THE AREA.  THE WITNESSES CONFIRMED THAT IT WAS THE SAME MALE THAT THEY HAD ALL SEEN.

SEAN PAVLICHKO, 27 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL TRESPASS AND CRIMINAL MISCHIEF.  HIS CHARGES WERE PLACED ON WARRANTS AND BAIL WAS SET AT $5,000 FULL.  HE WAS UNABLE TO POST THE REQUIRED BAIL AND WAS ULTIMATELY LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL, PENDING COURT.

9/26/2013 @ 0819 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER WAS APPROACHED BY A SUBJECT IN THE WAWA PARKING LOT STATING THAT HIS POWER BLOWER WAS JUST STOLEN FROM THE BACK OF HIS PICK UP TRUCK.  THE VICTIM HAD GIVEN POLICE A GOOD DESCRIPTION OF THE SUSPECT AND THE DIRECTION THAT HE HAD LEFT ON HIS BICYCLE.  POLICE QUICKLY RESPONDED AND LOCATED THE SUSPECT HIDING IN A REAR YARD ON THE 600 BLOCK OF GARFIELD AVENUE.  HE HAD DROPPED THE BLOWER IN THE MIDDLE OF GARFIELD AVENUE.  THE SUSPECT WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY.  THE BLOWER WAS RETURNED TO THE VICTIM.

MICHAEL BATES, 31 YEARS OLD FROM BURLINGTON CITY, WAS CHARGED WITH THEFT AND ELUDING POLICE.  HIS CHARGES WERE PLACED ON A WARRANT AND BAIL WAS SET AT $7,500 FULL.  BATES ALSO HAD FIVE OUTSTANDING CRIMINAL WARRANTS FOR HIS ARREST (HAMILTON TOWNSHIP COURT FOR $750, BURLINGTON CITY COURT FOR $424.01, AND THREE OUT OF CAMDEN COURT FOR $1,250).  BATES WAS UNABLE TO POST ALL THE REQUIRED BAIL MONEY NEEDED FOR RELEASE AND WAS TRANSPORTED TO BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL, PENDING COURT.

9/21/2013 various times

THE BELOW LISTED INDIVIDUALS WERE RECENTLY ARRESTED FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE BY PALMYRA POLICE DEPARTMENT:

JASON HENNESSEY, 33 YEARS OLD FROM PHILADELPHIA, PA WAS STOPPED ON 9/18/2013 AT APPROXIMATELY 1900 HRS. FOR NOT WEARING HIS SEATBELT.  OFFICERS QUICKLY LEARNED THAT HENNESSEY WAS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN INTOXICATING LIQUOR OR DRUG.  HE DID NOT PASS FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS GIVEN ON SCENE AND WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY.  HE WAS CHARGED WITH D.U.I. AND LATER RELEASED ON MOTOR VEHICLE SUMMONSES TO A THIRD PARTY, PENDING COURT.

SHAUNA DONOHOE, 24 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS STOPPED ON 9/19/2013 AT APPROXIMATELY 0222 HRS. FOR NEARLY STRIKING A PATROL VEHICLE WHILE TURNING ON TO SPRING GARDEN STREET FROM ROUTE 73.  DONOHOE HAD NOT PASSED THE FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS AND WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY FOR D.U.I. DUE TO HER IMPAIRMENT.  SHE WAS LATER RELEASED TO A THIRD PARTY ON MOTOR VEHICLE SUMMONSES PENDING COURT.

KIM TURLINGTON, 50 YEARS OLD FROM PENNSAUKEN, NJ, HAD FAILED TO MAINTAIN A LANE AND HAD ALSO FAILED TO SIGNAL A TURN OFF OF ROUTE 73 SOUTH ON 9/21/2013 AT APPROXIMATELY 0347 HRS.  A PALMYRA OFFICER CONDUCTED A MOTOR VEHICLE STOP ON TURLINGTON’S VEHICLE AND DISCOVERED THAT SHE WAS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN INTOXICATING LIQUOR.  TURLINGTON FAILED TO PASS THE FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS AND WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY.  TURLINGTON WAS LATER RELEASED ON MOTOR VEHICLE SUMMONSES TO A THIRD PARTY, PENDING COURT.

9/20/2013 @ 2121 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER CONDUCTED A MOTOR VEHICLE STOP ON A FORD TAURUS ON THE PARKING LOT OF THE 7-11 STORE ON ROUTE 73 NORTH.  A RANDOM CHECK ON THE VEHICLES REGISTRATION REVEALED THAT THE OWNER HAD AN OUTSTANDING RIVERTON WARRANT FOR HER ARREST.  THE OFFICER CONFIRMED THAT THE DRIVER WAS THE REGISTERED OWNER AND PLACED THE FEMALE INTO CUSTODY FOR THE WARRANT.  THE OFFICER WAS SECURING THE FEMALES VEHICLE WHEN HE DETECTED AN ODOR OF BURNT MARIJUANA.  HE OBTAINED CONSENT TO SEARCH THE VEHICLE FROM THE COOPERATIVE FEMALE AND LOCATED THE REMAINS BURNT MARIJUANA CIGARETTE INSIDE A CIGARETTE BOX.

BRITTANY BROWN, 25 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA UNDER 50 GRAMS.  THE CHARGE WAS PLACED ON A SUMMONS.  BROWN ALSO POSTED BAIL ON THE RIVERTON WARRANT AND WAS RELEASED FROM CUSTODY, PENDING COURT

9/17/2013 @ 1942 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER CONDUCTED A PEDESTRIAN STOP OF TWO SUBJECTS ON MAIN HARBOUR DRIVE NEAR TEMPLE BOULEVARD.  ONE ADULT MALE WAS RIDING A BICYCLE WITH A 17 YEAR OLD JUVENILE ON THE HANDLEBARS.  THE BICYCLE ALSO DID NOT HAVE A REQUIRED LIGHT ATTACHED MAKING IT HARD TO SEE THE PAIR ON THE ROAD.  THE OFFICER OBTAINED THEIR INFORMATION AND DETECTED A STRONG ODOR OF MARIJUANA COMING FROM THE TWO SUBJECTS.  THE OFFICER ASKED THE ADULT IF HE HAD ANY WEAPONS OR OTHER CONTRABAND ON HIM AND THE ADULT STATED THAT IT WAS IN HIS FRONT PANTS POCKET.  THE OFFICER OBSERVED A SANDWICH BAG FILLED WITH EIGHT SMALL PINK COLORED PLASTIC BAGGIES OF SUSPECTED MARIJUANA.  THE ADULT WAS PLACED UNDER ARREST.  AFTER BEING SECURED INTO HANDCUFFS, OFFICERS LOCATED AN ADDITIONAL TWO SMALL CLEAR PLASTIC BAGGIES OF SUSPECTED MARIJUANA IN THE OTHER PANTS POCKET.

AS OFFICERS WERE DEALING WITH THE ADULT, THE JUVENILE DECIDED TO FLEE FROM THE SCENE ON FOOT TOWARDS JEFFERSON STREET AND VETERANS DRIVE.  OFFICERS WERE ABLE TO LOCATE THE JUVENILE, WHO WAS ALSO PLACED UNDER ARREST.

JOESEPH PERRY, JR, 19 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, NJ, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE MARIJUANA AND ALSO POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA.  BAIL WAS SET AT $7,500 FULL, WHICH PERRY WAS UNABLE TO POST.  HE WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL PENDING COURT.

THE JUVENILE MALE WAS LATER RELEASED TO THE CUSTODY OF HIS GUARDIAN.  JUVENILE COMPLAINTS FOR OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE AND RESISTING ARREST BY FLIGHT, WERE FORWARDED TO COUNTY FAMILY COURT.

9/17/2013 @ 1420 hrs

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER STOPPED A MOTOR VEHICLE ON ROUTE 73 SOUTH BOUND NEAR KOZ’S BMW FOR AN EQUIPMENT VIOLATION ON THE VEHICLE.  AS THE OFFICER WAS ATTEMPTING TO DEAL WITH THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE, A SUBJECT RIDING A MOTORCYLE ALSO PULLED UP TO THE STOP AND ADVISED THE OFFICER THAT HE WAS THE OWNER OF THE VEHICLE THAT WAS BEING STOPPED.  THE OFFICER EXPLAINED THE REASON FOR THE STOP AND OBTAINED THE IDENTIFICATION OF BOTH DRIVERS TO ASSURE THAT THEY WERE VALID.  THE OFFICER SOON LEARNED THAT THE MOTORCYLIST HAD THREE OUTSTANDING WARRANTS FOR HIS ARREST (A DEPTFORD WARRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF$1836, A CAMDEN WARRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $350, AND A NO BAIL DELEWARE RIVER PORT AUTHORITY WARRANT).  AFTER BEING PLACED UNDER ARREST ON THE OUTSTANDING WARRANTS, THE MOTORCYLIST WAS ALSO FOUND TO BE IN POSSESSION OF A VIAL OF SUSPECTED MARIJUANA.

JAHID WILLIAMS, 21 YEARS OLD FROM CAMDEN, NJ, WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA.  THIS CHARGE WAS PLACED ON A SUMMONS AND WILLIAMS WAS TURNED OVER TO THE DELEWARE RIVER PORT AUTHORITY ON THEIR OUTSTANDING CRIMINAL WARRANT.

9/16/2013 @ 1001 HRS.

PALMYRA POLICE TOOK A REPORT FOR A THEFT AND CRIMINAL MISCHIEF TO JOSHUA MOTORS ON MARKET STREET.  SOMEONE HAD TAKEN 3 LARGE TOOL BOXES AND 2 CAR BATTERIES FROM THE PROPERTY OVER THE WEEKEND.  THE CALLER BELIEVED THAT THE SUSPECT WAS A PAST EMPLOYEE WHO LIVED IN THE AREA.  THE STOLEN ITEMS WERE RECOVERED WITHIN A FEW HOURS OF RECEIVING THE REPORT AT RIVER ROAD RECYCLING IN PENNSAUKEN.

POLICE INVESTIGATED THE MATTER FURTHER AND SPOKE WITH THE PAST EMPLOYEE THAT THE CALLER HAD MENTIONED.  THE MALE ADMITTED TO POLICE THAT HE HAD STOLEN THE ITEMS AND HAD TAKEN THEM TO RIVER ROAD RECYCLING IN ORDER TO GET MONEY FOR THE ITEMS.  THE SUSPECT HAD CAUSED DAMAGE TO THE VEHICLES THAT HE HAD OBTAINED THE CAR BATTERIES FROM.

FREDDIE SANCHEZ, JR., 25 YEARS OLD FROM PHILADELPHIA, PA, WAS CHARGED WITH THEFT AND CRIMINAL MISCHIEF.  HIS CHARGES WERE PLACED ON A SUMMONS AND HE WAS RELEASED ON HIS OWN RECOGNIZANCE, PENDING COURT.

9/15/2013 @ 1746 HRS.

PALMYRA POLICE WERE ADVISED BY A JUVENILE THAT 4 OTHER MALE JUVENILES HAD APPROACHED HIM AT 200 WEST BROAD STREET AND ASKED TO BORROW HIS PHONE SO THAT THEY COULD MAKE A CALL.  THE JUVENILE VICTIM WILLINGLY GAVE ONE OF THE OTHER JUVENILES HIS IPHONE TO USE.  JUST AFTER TURNING IT OVER, THE 4 JUVENILES TOOK OFF RUNNING.  PALMYRA POLICE LOCATED THE FOUR MALES A SHORT TIME LATER, TWO OF THEM WERE ON THE LIGHT RAIL PLATFORM AND THE OTHER TWO WERE LOCATED ON SOUTH BROAD NEAR LINCOLN AVENUE.

THE VICTIM HAD GIVEN POLICE A SPECIFIC DESCRIPTION OF THE MALE THAT ACTUALLY TOOK HIS PHONE.  WHILE POLICE WERE DEALING WITH THE FOUR JUVENILES THEY LEARNED THAT ANOTHER ONE OF THE JUVENILES ACTUALLY HAD POSSESSION OF THE PHONE AFTER THE INITIAL JUVENILE TOOK IT FROM THE VICTIM.  THE PHONE WAS THEN THROWN INTO A BUSH NEAR SOUTH BROAD AND LINCOLN AVENUE.  TWO OUT OF THE FOUR JUVENILES WERE CHARGED IN THIS INCIDENT.  ONE WITH THEFT AND THE OTHER WITH RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY.  ALL FOUR JUVENILES WERE FROM CAMDEN AND RELEASED TO THE CUSTODY OF THEIR PARENT/GUARDIAN.  JUVENILE COMPLAINTS WERE FORWARDED TO COUNTY COURT.  THE VICTIM’S CELL PHONE WAS LOCATED AND RETURNED WITHOUT DAMAGE.

9/14/2013 @ 2338 HRS.

PALMYRA POLICE OFFICERS WERE WORKING EXTRA PATROLS DUE TO TWO POSSIBLE LARGE PARTIES IN TOWN.  WHILE MAINTAINING BOTH PARTY LOCATIONS, OFFICERS OBSERVED A GREY FORD MUSTANG PASS BY THEM WITH NEW JERSEY LICENSE PLATES.  THE REGISTRATION WHICH WAS RANDOMLY CHECKED CAME BACK TO A TOYOTA.  THE OFFICERS DOUBLE CHECKED THE INFORMATION PRIOR TO STOPPING THE VEHICLE AND WERE ABLE TO CONFIRM THAT THE LICENSE PLATES ON THE VEHICLE DID IN FACT BELONG TO A TOYOTA NOT A FORD MUSTANG.

THE OFFICERS INITIATED A MOTOR VEHICLE STOP ON THE MUSTANG WHILE ON GARFIELD AVENUE JUST OFF OF EAST FOURTH STREET.  AS THE VEHICLE CAME TO A STOP, THE FRONT SEAT PASSENGER GOT OUT OF THE VEHICLE AND STARTED TO WALK AWAY.  OFFICERS GAVE SEVERAL VERBAL COMMANDS FOR THE PASSENGER TO RETURN TO THE VEHICLE, BUT THE PASSENGER THEN RAN AWAY FROM THE SCENE OF THE STOP.  PALMYRA POLICE REMAINED ON LOCATION WITH THE MUSTANG SINCE THERE WERE STILL TWO OTHER OCCUPANTS INSIDE.

AS OFFICERS WERE WAITING BACK UP, THE DRIVER WAS ADVISED TO RETRIEVE DOCUMENTATION BELONGING TO THE VEHICLE, WHICH HE WAS UNABLE TO PROVIDE.  OFFICERS COULD SMELL AN ODOR OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE COMING FROM INSIDE THE VEHICLE AS WELL.  THE DRIVER THEN TRIED TO START THE VEHICLES IGNITION IN AN ATTEMPT TO DRIVE AWAY FROM THE OFFICERS; HOWEVER, HE WAS QUICKLY STOPPED FROM DOING SO AND TAKEN OUT OF THE VHEICLE.

THE DRIVER WAS PLACED UNDER ARREST.  THE REAR SEAT PASSENGER, WHO HAD BEEN COMPLIANT THE ENTIRE TIME, WAS ALSO ESCORTED OUT OF THE VEHICLE AND DETAINED UNTIL A FURTHER INVESTIGATION COULD BE CONDUCTED.

DURING THE INVESTIGATION, OFFICERS OBSERVED IN PALIN VIEW, A VIAL OF SUSPECTED MARIJUANA AND LOOSE MARIJUANA WITHOUT ANY PACKAGING.  THE MUSTANG WAS ULTIMATELY HELD SECURELY IN IMPOUND IN ORDER FOR PALMYRA POLICE TO APPLY FOR A SEARCH WARRANT.  ALSO DURING THE INVESTIGATION, ENGELHARDT WAS ASKED TO PERFORM FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS WHICH HE DID NOT PASS.

THE DRIVER, JOHNNIE ENGELHARDT, JR., 21 YEARS OLD FROM CHESTER, PA, WAS CHARGED WITH ELUDING, RESISTING ARREST, OBSTRUCTION, AND POSSESSION OF UNDER 50 GRAMS OF MARIJUANA.  ENGELHARDT WAS ALSO ISSUED ELEVEN MOTOR VEHICLE SUMMONSES, ONE OF WHICH BEING FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE, AND HE HAD TWO OUTSTANDING WARRANTS FOR HIS ARREST (DELRAN COURT FOR $2,500 AND WILLINGBORO COURT FOR $500).  BAIL WAS SET AT $15,000 FULL TO WHICH ENGELHARDT COULD NOT PRODUCE AND HE WAS LATER LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL, PENDING COURT.

THE REAR SEAT PASSENGER WAS NOT CHARGED AND WAS RELEASED FROM THE STATION AFTER HIS RIDE ARRIVED TO PICK HIM UP.  THE FRONT PASSENGER HAS NOT BEEN  IDENTIFIED AT THIS TIME.

9/11/2013 @ 1031 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE WERE ASSISTING RIVERTON POLICE WITH LOCATING A SHOPLIFTER THAT HAD FLED ON FOOT FROM THE CVS STORE IN THEIR TOWN.  A PALMYRA OFFICER GOT OUT WITH A SUBJECT THAT FIT THE DESCRIPTION OF THE SHOPLIFTER ON THE 900 BLOCK OF CINNAMINSON AVENUE IN PALMYRA.  HIS INFORMATION WAS OBTAINED AND CHECKED FOR OUTSTANDING WARRANTS.  A RIVERTON OFFICER ARRIVED AND DETERMINED THAT THE SUBJECT WAS NOT THE PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SHOPLIFTING AT CVS.  HOWEVER, CENTRAL DISPATCH ADVISED PALMYRA OFFICERS THAT THE MALE DID HAVE SEVERAL OUTSTANDING WARRANTS FOR HIS ARREST.  ONE BEING A NO BAIL WARRANT OUT OF SALEM COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT FOR A FORGERY CHARGE.  THE OTHER TWO WERE FROM CAMDEN CITY COURT IN THE AMOUNT OF $250.00 FULL AND PENNS GROVE COURT IN THE AMOUNT OF $450.00 FULL.

KENNETH NELSON, 26 YEARS OLD FROM PENNSGROVE, NJ, WAS ARRESTED FOR THE OUTSTANDING WARRANTS.  ONCE IN CUSTODY, NELSON WAS ALSO FOUND TO BE IN POSSESSION OF A HYPODERMIC SYRINGE.  HE WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF THE SYRINGE, WHICH WAS PLACED ON A SUMMONS.  NELSON WAS THEN TRANSPORTED TO BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL ON THE OUTSTANDING WARRANTS.

9/05/2013 through 9/09/2013

THE BELOW LISTED SUBJECT WERE RECENTLY ARRESTED ON OUTSTANDING TRAFFIC OR CRIMINAL WARRANTS:

9/5/2013 @ 2105 HRS.

JAMES STOKES, 41 YEARS OLD FROM LINDENWOLD, NJ, HAD A $333 CRIMINAL WARRANT OUT OF SOMERDALE COURT.  STOKES POSTED THE REQUIRED BAIL AND WAS RELEASED FROM CUSTODY.

9/6/2013 @ 2129 HRS.

JARRETT THOMAS, 31 YEARS OLD FROM DEXEL HILL, PA, HAD A $204 CRIMINAL WARRANT OUT OF TRENTON COURT.  THOMAS POSTED THE REQUIRED BAIL AND WAS RELEASED FROM CUSTODY.

9/7/2013 @ 0246 HRS.

SANDRA JOHNSON, 39 YEARS OLD FROM PHILADELPHIA, PA, HAD A $265 TRAFFIC WARRANT OUT OF UPPER TOWNSHIP COURT.  JOHNSON POSTED THE REQUIRED BAIL AND WAS RELEASED FROM CUSTODY.

9/8/2013 @ 0712 HRS.

WILFREDO GONZALEZ, 40 YEARS OLD FROM CAMDEN, NJ, HAD AN $18,623.54 CHILD SUPPORT WARRANT OUT OF SALEM COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT.  GONZALEZ, UNABLE TO POST THE BAIL, WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL.

9/9/2013 @ 0013 HRS.

DARNELL HOWARD, 30 YEARS OLD FROM DELRAN, NJ, HAD TWO OUTSTANDING TRAFFIC WARRANTS FROM PALMYRA COURT TOTALING $2000.  HOWARD WAS UNABLE TO POST THE REQUIRED BAIL AND WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL.

9/07/2013 @ 1151 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE RESPONDED TO THE WAWA PARKING LOT FOR A REPORT THAT THERE WAS A FEMALE ON LOCATION BEGGING FOR MONEY.  OFFICERS GOT OUT WITH THE FEMALE WHO TOLD POLICE THAT SHE WASN’T BEGGING FOR MONEY SHE HAD BEEN BEGGING FOR CIGARETTES.  OFFICERS ON LOCATION CHECKED THE FEMALE FOR WARRANTS AND DISCOVERED THAT SHE HAD THREE OUTSTANDING WARRANTS FOR HER ARREST (WESTAMPTON, CAMDEN, AND CHERRY HILL) TOTALING $4,800.  THE FEMALE WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY ON THE OUTSTANDING WARRANTS.  A SEARCH INCIDENT TO THE ARREST REVEALED THAT THE FEMALE WAS ALSO IN POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA USED TO SMOKE CRACK COCAINE.

JILL GROVER, 42 YEARS OLD FROM LUMBERTON, NJ, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED ON A WARRANT WITH POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.  BAIL WAS SET AT $2,500 FULL FOR THIS CHARGE.  GROVER WAS ULTIMATELY LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL (MINIMUM SECURITY) ON THE OUTSTANDING WARRANTS.

WHILE OFFICERS WERE DEALING WITH GROVER, A PASSERBY ADVISED THEM THAT THERE WAS ANOTHER FEMALE THAT HAD ALSO BEEN BEGGING FOR MONEY AT WAWA WITH GROVER.  THE PASSERBY POINTED THE OTHER FEMALE OUT TO POLICE.  OFFICERS CONFRONTED THE FEMALE, OBTAINED HER INFORMATION,   AND LEARNED THAT SHE TOO HAD OUTSTANDING WARRANTS (BURLINGTON CITY, 2 OUT OF TRENTON, AND TWO OUT OF ATLANTIC CITY) WHICH TOTALED $2,330.

TAMIKA WILSON, 35 YEARS OLD FROM TRENTON, NJ, WAS ARRESTED ON THE OUTSTANING WARRANTS.  SHE WAS LATER TURNED OVER TO THE BURLINGTON CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT AND LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL (MINIMUM SECURITY).

9/06/2013 @ 1300 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER ATTEMPTED TO STOP A STOLEN MOTOR VEHICLE IN THE AREA OF ROUTE 73 SOUTH AND KOZ’S BMW.  THE VEHICLE’S DRIVER, A BLACK FEMALE, DISREGARDED THE OFFICER AND SPED OFF DOWN ROUTE 73 SOUTH IN TO PENNSAUKEN.  THE SUSPECT VEHICLE, A TAN CHEVROLET TRAILBLAZER, LOST CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE ON ROUTE 73 SOUTH AND HYLTON ROAD IN PENNSAUKEN AND TOOK OUT A TRAFFIC LIGHT SIGNAL AT THAT INTERSECTION.  THE SUSPECT VEHICLE ALSO STRUCK ANOTHER VEHICLE THAT HAD BEEN WAITING IN TRAFFIC AT THE LIGHT ON HYLTON ROAD AND ROUTE 73 (NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED ON SCENE).

THE PASSENGER OF THE VEHICLE ALONG WITH THE DRIVER CLIMBED OUT THROUGH THE SUNROOF OF THE TRAILBLAZER AND TOOK OFF ON FOOT.  RESPONDING OFFICERS FROM PALMYRA, CINNAMINSON, THE BURLINGTON COUNTY BRIDGE POLICE, AND PENNSAUKEN ASSISTED WITH LOCATING THE TWO SUBJECTS.  BOTH WERE APPREHENDED WITHIN MINUTES.  IT WAS LATER DISCOVERED THAT BOTH SUBJECTS WERE ALSO FUGITIVES FROM JUSTICE.

LAWRENCE BOATWIRGHT III, 31 YEARS OLD FROM BRONX, NY, WAS CHARGED WITH OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE AND RESISTING ARREST BY FLIGHT.  BAIL WAS SET AT $40,000 FULL FOR THESE CHARGES.  BOATWRIGHT WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH BEING A FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE OUT OF NEW YORK AND BAIL WAS SET AT $20,000 FULL.  HE WAS UNABLE TO POST BAIL AND WAS ULTIMATELY LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL.

CHAUDAE HARPER, 18 YEARS OLD FROM PHILADELPHIA, PA, WAS CHARGED WITH, ELUDING, AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON (VEHICLE), ENDANERGING AN INJURED VICTIM, LEAVING THE SCENE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT, RECKLESSLY ENDANGERING ANOTHER PERSON, AND RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY.  BAIL FOR THOSE CHARGES WAS SET AT $80,000 FULL.  HARPER WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH BEING A FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE OUT OF BUCKS COUNTY, PA.  BAIL WAS SET AT $5,000 FULL.  HARPER WAS UNABLE TO POST BAIL AND WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL, MINIMUM SECURITY.

9/05/2013 @ 1320 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE RECEIVED A CALL REGARDING TWO MALES THAT WERE REPORTEDLY SMOKING NARCOTICS IN THE AREA OF FRONT AND ARCH STREETS.  OFFICERS ARRIVED IN THE AREA AND LOCATED THE TWO MALE SUBJECTS.  NEITHER OF THE TWO MALES HAD IDENTIFICATION ON THEM.  THE OFFICER ASKED THE SUBJECTS TO EMPTY THEIR POCKETS, BOTH MALES COMPLIED.  ONE OF THE MALES WAS FOUND TO BE IN POSSESSION OF TWO SMALL BAGGIES OF SUSPECTED MARIJUANA.  HE ALSO HAD ROLLING PAPERS ON HIM AS WELL.

VINCENT THOMPSON, 23 YEARS OLD FROM CINNAMINSON, WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA UNDER 50 GRAMS AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.  THE CHARGES WERE PLACED ON A COMPLAINT SUMMONS.  THOMPSON WAS LATER RELEASED FROM CUSTODY PENDING COURT.

9/4/2013 @ 1336 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE WERE DISPATCHED TO THE 100 BLOCK OF EAST BROAD STREET FOR A REPORTED WEAPONS CALL.  THE CALLER ADVISED THAT THERE HAD BEEN AN ALTERCATION OUT FRONT OF HER RESIDENCE AND A SILVER REVOLVER HAD BEEN DISPLAYED DURING THE FIGHT.  THE MALE SUSPECT AND ANOTHER FEMALE SUBJECT HAD FLED THE SCENE IN A MAROON JEEP CHEROKEE, HEADED TOWARDS THE TACONY PALMYRA BRIDGE.

AFTER SPEAKING WITH THE CALLER AND THE VICTIM, PALMYRA POLICE ALSO LEARNED THAT THE FEMALE SUBJECT HAD BEEN ARGUING WITH THE VICTIM VIA TEXT MESSAGING ALL DAY AND WANTED TO FIGHT THE VICTIM BUT THE VICTIM HAD REFUSED TO ENTERTAIN THE FIGHT.  THE FEMALE THEN BROUGHT HER BOYFRIEND WITH HER TO CONFRONT THE VICTIM IN PERSON.  THE AGITATED MALE SUBJECT POINTED THE REVOLVER AT THE VICTIMS HEAD AND AT THE HEAD OF THE CALLER.  THE VICTIM TOLD THE SUSPECTS THAT THEY WERE GOING TO CALL POLICE AND QUICKLY WENT BACK INSIDE TO DO SO.  THE MALE AND FEMALE SUBJECT FLED LOCATION IN THEIR VEHICLE.

THE BURLINGTON COUNTY BRIDGE POLICE STOPPED THE SUSPECTS VEHICLE IN ONE OF THE TOLL LANES ATTEMPTING TO CROSS THE BRIDGE.  PALMYRA POLICE ALSO GOT OUT ON LOCATION TO INVESTIGATE THE MATTER FURTHER.  THE DRIVER GAVE POLICE CONSENT TO SEARCH THE INTERIOR OF THE VEHICLE.  DURING THE SEARCH, PALMYRA POLICE OBSERVED IN PLAIN VIEW THE WOODEN GRIP OF THE REVOLVER.  THE LOADED WEAPON WAS IMMEDIATELY SEIZED AND SECURED FOR EVIDENCE.  THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER WERE IMMEDIATELY TAKEN INTO CUSTODY.

MAURICE HAMMOND, 43 YEARS OLD FROM PHILADELPHIA, WAS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A WEAPON, POSSESSION OF WEAPONS FOR UNLAWFUL PURPOSE, AND UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON.  HIS BAIL WAS SET AT $50,000 FULL WHICH HAMMOND WAS UNABLE TO POST.  HAMMOND WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL PENDING COURT.

JILLIAN CHEATOM, 34 YEARS OLD FROM PHILADELPHIA, WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF WEAPON FOR UNLAWFUL PURPOSE AND UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON.  BAIL WAS SET AT $25,000 FULL FOR CHEATOM, WHICH SHE WAS UNABLE TO POST AND WAS ALSO LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL MINIMUM SECURITY, PENDING COURT.

8/28/2013 @ 1035 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE WERE DISPATCHED TO THE WAWA CONVENIENCE FOOD STORE FOR A SHOPLIFTING THAT HAD JUST OCCURED.  THE STORE EMPLOYEE GAVE A GOOD DESCRIPTION AND DIRECTION OF TRAVEL FOR THE ACCUSED.  THE ACCUSED HAD TAKEN A LARGE FOUNTAIN DRINK AND A WRAP.  OFFICERS IMMEDIATELY CHECKED THE AREA AND LOCATED A MALE MATCHING THE DESCRIPTION ON EAST BROAD STREET NEAR MORGAN AVENUE.  THE MALE WAS HOLDING THE FOUNTAIN DRINK AND HAD OBTAINED A BAG FROM ANOTHER CONVENIENCE FOOD STORE TO PLACE THE WRAP INSIDE.  THE MALE WAS TAKEN INTO POLICE CUSTODY.

CURTIS L. CONEY, JR., 24 YEARS OLD FROM SICKLERVILLE, WAS CHARGED WITH SHOPLIFTING $9.27 WORTH OF PRODUCTS FROM WAWA.  CONEY WAS LATER RELEASED ON A SUMMONS, PENDING COURT.

8/27/2013 @ 1431 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE RECEIVED A CALL REGARDING A POSSIBLE BIKE THEFT THAT JUST OCCURED ON LECONEY CIRCLE.  THE CALLER HAD SEEN SEVERAL JUVENILES PASS BY HER HOUSE WITHOUT BICYCLES THEN MOMENTS LATER SHE SAW THE SAME GROUP OF JUVENILES RIDING TWO DISTINCT BICYCLES THAT SHE KNEW BELONGED TO A FRIEND OF HERS.  THE CALLER GAVE A GOOD DESCRIPTION AND DIRECTION OF TRAVEL FOR THE JUVENILES.  PALMYRA POLICE STOPPED THE JUVENILES ON HORACE AVENUE AT BARTLETT STREET.  THE CALLER WAS BROUGHT TO THE SCENE TO IDENTIFY THE JUVENILES AND THE BIKES.  CONTACT WAS ALSO MADE WITH THE OWNER OF THE BIKES TO CONFIRM THAT THEY BELONGED TO HER.

THE JUVENILES WERE ULTIMATELY FOUND TO BE IN POSSESSION OF THREE STOLEN BIKES AND HAD CUT A CHAIN THAT SECURED THE BIKES TO A FENCE IN THE REAR YARD AT THE VICTIMS RESIDENCE.  THE FIVE JUVENILES, ALL FROM PALMYRA, WERE CHARGED WITH RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY AND CRIMINAL MISCHIEF.  THE COMPLAINTS WERE FORWARDED TO BURLINGTON COUNTY FAMILY/JUVENILE COURT.  THE JUVENILES WERE RELEASED TO THE CUSTODY OF THEIR PARENTS.

As of 8/26/2013:

THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS WERE CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE IN THE BOROUGH OF PALMYRA AS LISTED:

BOHDAN KHORKAVYY, 37 YEARS OLD FROM PHILADELPHIA, WAS ARRESTED ON 8/26/2013 AT APPROXIMATELY 2234 HRS.  HE HAD FAILED TO MAINTAIN HIS LANE OF TRAVEL WHILE ON ROUTE 73 NORTH NEAR MADISON STREET.  KHIRKAVYY WAS CHARGED WITH D.U.I. AND RELEASED TO A THIRD PARTY ON TRAFFIC SUMMONSES, PENDING COURT.

MICHAEL FIRST, 41 YEARS OLD FROM CINNAMINSON, WAS ARRESTED ON 8/28/2013 AT APPROXIMATELY 0615 HRS. IN THE WAWA PARKING LOT.  POLICE WERE CALLED TO THE AREA FOR A SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE CALL.  UPON FURTHER INVESTIGATION, FIRST WAS FOUND TO BE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN INTOXICATING LIQUOR AND OR DRUG.  HE WAS CHARGED WITH D.U.I. ON A SUMMONS AND RELEASED TO A THIRD PARTY, PENDING COURT.

URIEL SANTIAGO, 46 YEARS OLD FROM PHILADELPHIA, WAS ARRESTED ON 9/01/2013 AT APPROXIMATELY 0200 HRS. ON ROUTE 73 SOUTH NEAR THE RIVER ROAD OVERPASS.  HE HAD BEEN UNABLE TO MAINTAIN A LANE OF TRAVEL WHILE ON ROUTE 73 AND HIS VEHICLE ALSO HAD A TAIL LIGHT OUT.  SANTIAGO WAS FOUND TO BE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL.  HE WAS CHARGED WITH D.U.I. ON A TRAFFIC SUMMONS AND RELEASED TO A THIRD PARTY, PENDING COURT.

8/21/2013 @ 2255 hrs.

WHILE PALMYRA POLICE WERE CONDUCTING A MOTOR VEHICLE STOP ON ROUTE 73 SOUTH, THEY OBSERVED THAT THE PASSENGER OF THE VEHICLE WAS NOT WEARING HIS SEAT BELT.  OFFICERS OBTAINED THE PASSENGERS INFORMATION AND VERIFIED IT THROUGH DISPATCH.  THEY WERE ADVISED THAT THE PASSENGER HAD AN OUTSTANDING CHILD SUPPORT WARRANT FROM THE BURLINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $85,242.75.

THE PASSENGER, THOMAS EDGECOMB, 50 YEARS OLD FROM DELRAN, NJ, WAS ARRESTED ON THE OUTSTANDING WARRANT.  WHILE SEARCHING EDGECOMB, OFFICERS FOUND TWO BAGGIES OF SUSPECTED MARIJUANA AND A FOIL BOWL USED TO INGEST THE DRUG IN HIS POCKET.  EDGECOMB WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.  THESE CHAGES WERE PLACED ON A SUMMONS.  EDGECOMB WAS TRANSPORTED AND LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL ON THE OUTSTANDING SHERIFF’S WARRANT.

8/20/2013 @ 0636 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE RESPONDED TO THE AREA OF ROUTE 73 NORTH AND SOUDER AVENUE FOR A SINGLE MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH INVOLVING A MOTORCYCLE.  IT WAS REPORTED THAT THE RIDER OF THE MOTORCYCLE FELL TO THE GROUND WHILE TRAVELLING TOWARDS THE TACONY PALMYRA BRIDGE.  THE RIDER THEN GOT BACK ON THE BIKE AND WAS ATTEMPTING TO CROSS THE BRIDGE BUT DID NOT HAVE ENOUGH MONEY FOR THE TOLL.  AS PALMYRA POLICE WERE SPEAKING WITH THE RIDER OF THE MOTORCYCLE, THEY LEARNED THAT HE WAS WANTED BY THE U.S. MARSHALLS SERVICE IN CONNECTION WITH SEVERAL BANK ROBBERIES FROM VARIOUS STATES.

THE MOTORCYCLE RIDER WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT OF INJURIES SUSTAINED DURING THE CRASH.  A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER MAINTAINED CUSTODY OF THE RIDER WHILE NOTIFICATIONS WERE MADE TO  THE APPROPRIATE AGENCIES.  TWO F.B.I. AGENTS FROM PHILADELPHIA RESPONDED TO THE HOSPITAL TO TAKE CUSTODY OF THE RIDER, 44 YEAR OLD MARTIN R. GARVEY OF SOUTHAMPTON, PA.  GARVEY WAS ULTIMATELY LODGED IN A FEDERAL DETENTION CENTER, PENDING COURT.

8/17/2013 @ 1305 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE RESPONDED TO A MULTI-VEHICLE MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH ON THE 500 BLOCK OF CINNAMINSON AVENUE.  THERE WERE NO REPORTED INJUIRES ON LOCATION.  AS OFFICERS ARRIVED ON LOCATION, THEY OBSERVED THAT ONE OF THE DRIVERS APPEARED TO BE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL.  OFFICERS ASKED THE DRIVER TO STEP OUT OF THE VEHICLE IN ORDER TO PERFORM FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS.  THE DRIVER WAS UNABLE TO SAFELY PERFORM ANY OF THE REQUESTED TESTS DUE TO HER LEVEL OF INTOXICATION AND NEARLY FELL TO THE GROUND WHILE LISTENING TO THE OFFICERS INSTRUCTIONS.

NANCY WITTENBURG, 59 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS ARRESTED FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN INTOXICATING LIQUOR AND/OR DRUG.  SHE WAS TAKEN TO THE POLICE STATION FOR PROCESSING AND LATER RELEASED ON AMOTOR VEHICLE SUMMONS TO A THIRD PARTY, PENDING COURT.

8/17/2013 @ 0233 hrs.

WHILE PALMYRA POLICE WERE ON A MOTOR VEHICLE STOP, THEY OBSERVED A WHITE SUZUKI PULL UP BEHIND THEIR PATROL VEHICLE AND REMAIN THERE DESPITE THE FACT THAT THERE HAD BEEN PLENTY OF ROOM TO TRAVEL SAFELY AROUND.  A PALMYRA OFFICER WENT TO SEE IF THE DRIVER NEEDED ANY ASSISTANCE AND DISCOVERED THAT THE DRIVER APPEARED TO BE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL.  THE DRIV ER WAS ASKED TO PERFORM FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS ON SCENE, WHICH WERE NOT COMPLETED SUCCESSFULLY.

MINERVA DEJESUS,  55 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL.  SHE WAS PROCESSED AT THE POLICE STATION AND LATER RELEASED ON A MOTOR VEHICLE SUMMONS TO THE CUSTODY OF A THIRD PARTY, PENDING COURT.

8/11/2013 @ 1840 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE UNITS WERE DISPATCHED TO 200 W. BROAD STREET FOR AN ASSUALT THAT OCCURRED.  AS OFFICERS ARRIVED, THEY LEARNED FROM OTHER SUBJECTS ON LOCATION THAT A SUBJECT FROM CINNAMINSON HAD JUST ASSAULTED A 17 YEAR OLD JUVENILE FROM PALMYRA.  THE SUSPECT HAD STRUCK THE JUVENILE IN THE LEFT EYE WITH A SMALL METAL OBJECT.  HE HAD ALSO HIT HIM IN THE BACK OF THE HEAD AND KICKED HIM IN THE CHEST.  THE VICTIM WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT AND LATER RELEASED.  THE SUSPECT HAD FLED THE SCENE PRIOR TO POLICE ARRIVAL.

SEAN JOYCE, 18 YEARS OLD FROM CINNAMINSON,  WAS ULTIMATELY ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED ASSAULT AND POSSESSION OF A WEAPON FOR UNLAWFUL PURPOSE.  HIS CHARGES WERE PLACED ON A WARRANT AND BAIL WAS SET AT $20,000 FULL.  JOYCE WAS UNABLE TO POST THE REQUIRED BAIL AND WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL, PENDING COURT.

8/4/2013 @ 1700 hrs.

Palmyra Police were dispatched to the area of West Sixth Street and Legion Avenue for a reported motor vehicle crash.  Upon arrival officers observed that it was a single motor vehicle crash with the driver being the only occupant of the vehicle.  After investigating the crash further and administering field sobriety tests, the driver,  Alberto Lopez-Analco, 24 years old from Palmyra, was arrested for driving under the influence.  He was processed and released to a third party pending court.

8/4/2013 @ 1250 hrs.

Palmyra Police responded to the Palmyra Flea Market for a fight call between two females over an ongoing issue near their residences.  One of the females reported that during the argument the other female pulled out a stun gun and tried to “taze” her.  After investigating the matter further, Palmyra Police found that one of the females did in fact have a stun gun on her person.  Fateemah Johnson, 32 year old from Philadelphia PA, was charged with the following:  Possession of weapons for unlawful purposes, Unlawful possession of weapons, and Prohibited weapons and devices.  The charges were placed on a warrant.  Johnson was released from police custody on her own recognizance, pending court.

8/3/2013 @ 0134 hrs.

A PALMYRA OFFICER CONDUCTED A MOTOR VEHICLE STOP ON A RED FORD EXCURSION FOR AN EQUIPMENT VIOLATION ON ROUTE 73 NORTH AT SOUDER STREET.  AS THE OFFICER WAS SPEAKING WITH THE DRIVER, A STRONG ODOR OF BURNT MARIJUANA WAS DETECTED FROM INSIDE THE VEHICLE.  THE OFFICER OBTAINED CONSENT TO SEARCH THE VEHICLE FROM THE DRIVER.  DURING THE SEARCH, THE OFFICER LOCATED SEVERAL MARIJUANA GRINDERS, A PIPE, AND CONTAINERS USED TO STORE MARJIUANA.  THE OFFICER ALSO LOCATED SUSPECTED MARIJUANA INSIDE OF THE VEHICLE AND IN A POCKET ON THE DRIVER.

MICHAEL LECOMPTE, 52 YEARS OLD FROM PHILADELPHIA, PA, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA UNDER 50 GRAMS AND POSSESSIONO OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.  LECOMPTE WAS ALSO FOUND TO HAVE AN OUTSTANDING TRAFFIC WARRANT OUT OF SEA ISLE CITY MUNICIPAL COURT FOR $134.00.  LECOMPTE WAS PROCESSED AT THE STATION AND LATER RELEASED ON A COMPLAINT SUMMONS, PENDING COURT.  HE POSTED BAIL FOR THE OUTSTANDING WARRANT AND WAS RELEASED.

7/29/2013 @ 2137 HRS.

PALMYRA POLICE WERE DISPATCHED TO JUNIPER LANE FOR A LOUD PARTY COMPLAINT.  UPON ARRIVAL TO THE AREA, OFFICERS OBSERVED SEVERAL JUVENILES WALKING ON FOOT.  OFFICERS WERE DEALING WITH TWO GROUPS OF JUVENILES AT SEPERATE LOCATIONS TO TRY AND FIGURE OUT WHERE EVERYONE WAS COMING FROM.  AFTER INVESTIGATING THE MATTER FURTHER OFFICERS FOUND ONE OF THE MALE JUVENILES TO BE IN POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA.  ANOTHER MALE JUVENILE WAS FOUND TO BE IN POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.

THE TWO MALES WERE FROM DELANCO AND PALMYRA.  BOTH WERE ARRESTED AND RELEASED TO THE CUSTODY OF THEIR PARENTS, PENDING JUVENILE/FAMILY COURT AT THE COUNTY LEVEL.  THE OTHER REMAINING JUVENILES ON LOCATION WERE PICKED UP BY THEIR PARENTS AND NOT CHARGED.

7/27/2013 @ 2258 HRS.

PALMYRA POLICE RESPONDED TO THE AREA OF ROWLAND STREET AND CINNAMINSON AVENUE FOR TWO SUBJECTS THAT WERE DAMAGING VEHICLES AS THEY WALKED DOWN THE STREET.  THEY WERE ALSO REPORTEDLY FIGHTING.  AS OFFICERS ARRIVED, THEY OBSERVED ONE MALE LAYING IN THE MIDDLE OF ROWLAND STREET, COVERED IN BLOOD.  THE OTHER SUBJECT APPEARED TO BE HOLDING HIM DOWN.   THE MALE THAT WAS COVERED IN BLOOD WAS ACTING DISORDERLY AND YELLING OBSCENITIES AT POLICE.  THE OTHER MALE ADVISED POLICE THAT HIS FRIEND WAS INTOXICATED AND HAD BEEN PUNCHING THE SIDE VIEW MIRRORS OFF OF VEHICLES AS THEY WALKED DOWN ROWLAND STREET, WHICH IS HOW HE BECAME COVERED IN BLOOD.

OFFICERS WERE TRYING TO GET THE DISORDERLY MALE TO CALM DOWN, WHICH ONLY INFURIATED HIM MORE.  HE ATTEMPTED TO RUN ACROSS THE STREET AFTER A PALMYRA OFFICER WHO HAD BEEN SPEAKING WITH HIS FRIEND.  PALMYRA POLICE INSTANTLY SUBDUED THE MALE AND TOOK HIM INTO CUSTODY.  WHILE POLICE WERE TRYING TO HANDCUFF THE MALE, A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER WAS INJURED DURING THE SCUFFLE.  THE MALE WAS TRANSPORTED TO LOURDES MEDICAL CENTER FOR TREATMENT OF HIS INJURIES FROM STRIKING THE VEHICLES AND ALSO FOR HIS LEVEL OF INTOXICATION.

POLICE LEARNED THAT THE MALE WAS ACTUALLY A 17 YEAR OLD JUVENILE FROM CINNAMINSON.  THIS JUVENILE WAS CHARGED ACCORDINGLY WITH AGGRAVATED ASSAULT ON POLICE, RESISTING ARREST, OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE, CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT.  THE COMPLAINTS WERE FORWARDED TO JUVENILE/FAMILY COURT AT THE COUNTY LEVEL.  THE JUVENILE WAS RELEASED TO THE CUSTODY OF HIS PARENTS AT THE HOSPITAL.

7/27/2013- @ 1736 HRS.

PALMYRA POLICE WERE DISPATCHED TO A RESIDENCE ON BROAD STREET FOR A POSSIBLE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SITUATION.  A MALE SUBJECT INVOLVED IN THE ALTERCATION IMMEDIATELY RAN FROM POLICE WHEN HE SAW THEM ARRIVE ON LOCATION.  A FOOT CHASE ENSUED THROUGH SEVERAL BACK YARDS ON MORGAN AVENUE.  THE MALE WAS APPREHENDED MOMENTS LATER BY POLICE ON THE 600 BLOCK OF MORGAN AVENUE. ONCE IN CUSTODY, THE MALE WAS FOUND TO BE IN POSSESSION OF TWO KNIVES.

MARSHALL McALLISTER, 30 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS CHARGED WITH UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF WEAPONS, RESISTING ARREST, AND OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE.  BAIL WAS SET AT $15,00 FULL FOR THE OFFENSES LISTED.  McALLISTER ALSO HAD $13,000 IN OUTSTANDING WARRANTS FROM SURROUNDING TOWNS, INCLUDING PALMYRA, MT. HOLLY, AND WRIGHTSTOWN.  McALLISTER WAS NOT ABLE TO POST BAIL AND WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL, PENDING COURT

7/22/2013 @ 0943 hrs. 

PALMYRA POLICE RESPONDED TO THE 2100 SECTION OF THE HARBOUR FOR A SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE CALL.  THE CALLER REPORTED THAT A GREEN HONDA ACCORD HAD BEEN PARKED IN THE AREA AND WAS POSSIBLY ENGAGING IN CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE ACITIVITY.  OFFICERS IMMEDIATELY RESPONDED TO THE AREA AND LOCATED THE VEHICLE.  THE MALE SUBJECT GOT OUT OF THE VEHICLE AS SOON AS OFFICERS PULLED UP.  FOR SAFETY REASONS, THE SUBJECT WAS PATTED DOWN.  DURING THIS ENCOUNTER, OFFICERS LOCATED A FOLDING KNIFE IN THE SUBJECTS FRONT PANTS POCKET.  ALSO LOCATED WAS A LEARTHERMAN TOOL IN ANOTHER POCKET.

OFFICERS THEN ASKED THE SUBJECT FOR HIS IDENTIFICATION WHICH HE ADVISED WAS INSIDE HIS VEHICLE.  WHEN ASKED TO RETRIEVE IT, THE SUBJECT BECAME HESISTANT AND NERVOUS ABOUT GOING INTO HIS VEHICLE.  ONE OFFICER ON LOCATION OBSERVED THAT THE LICENSE WAS SITTING ON THE DRIVERS SIDE FLOOR OF THE VEHICLE.  AS THE SUBJECT OPENED THE DOOR TO GET HIS IDENTIFICATION, OFFICERS OBSERVED TWO MORE KNIVES BETWEEN THE DRIVERS SEAT AND DOOR MOLDING.  WHEN ASKED ABOUT THE KNIVES, THE MALE SUBJECT WENT TO REACH FOR THEM BUT WAS IMMEDIATELY TAKEN OUT OF THE VEHICLE AND SECURED IN HANDCUFFS.

AN EXTERIOR K-9 SNIFF OF THE VEHICLE WAS CONDUCTED BY EVESHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT RESULTING IN A POSITIVE INDICATION BY THE K-9 FOR NARCOTICS.  AFTER OFFICERS SPOKE WITH THE SUBJECT FURTHER, HE CONSENTED TO HIS VEHICLE BEING SEARCHED BY POLICE.  DURING THE SEARCH, OFFICERS LOCATED 19 BAGS OF HEROIN, A GLASS MARIJUANA PIPE, NARCOTICS PACKAGING MATERIALS, A DIGITAL SCALE, TWO MORE FOLDING KNIVES, AND AN ASSORTMENT OF POSSIBLE STOLEN JEWELRY AND COINS.

CHRISTOPHER EGAN, JR, 27 YEARS OLD- LAST KNOWN RESIDENCE IS PALMYRA, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF A WEAPON DURING THE COMMISSION OF CERTAIN CRIMES, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE , POSSESSION WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE A CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE, UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON, AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.  BAIL WAS SET AT $25,000 FULL, WHICH EGAN, JR. WAS UNABLE TO POST.  HE ALSO HAD AN OUTSTANDING WARRANT FOR $165 OUT OF PALMYRA COURT.  EGAN, JR. WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL PENDING COURT.

7/22/2013 @ 0937 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE WERE DISPATCHED TO THE WAWA PARKING LOT FOR A FEMALE THAT WAS REPORTEDLY BURGLARIZING VEHICLES IN THE LOT.  UPON ARRIVAL, THE VICTIM, WAS ABLE TO POINT OUT THE FEMALE THAT HE HAD SEEN INSIDE HIS TRUCK.  THE FEMALE WAS NOW LOCATED ON THE LIGHT RAIL PLATFORM.  AS OFFICERS APPROACHED THE FEMALE TO INVESTIGATE THE MATTER FURTHER, THEY OBSERVED THAT SHE WAS OBVIOUSLY UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF A NARCOTIC DUE TO HER INCOHERENT STATEMENTS AND BEHAVIORS.  AS THEY SPOKE WITH THE FEMALE, OFFICERS OBSERVED THAT SHE WAS HOLDING DOCUMENTATION BELONGING TO THE VICTIM.  WHEN ASKED ABOUT HOW SHE OBTAINED THE PAPERWORK, THE FEMALE ADVISED THAT SHE HAD REMOVED IT FROM A VEHICLE THAT SHE HAD BEEN DRIVING.

THE FEMALE, TIERRA BUNDY, 27 YEARS OLD FROM CAMDEN, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH BURGLARY AND THEFT.  BAIL WAS SET AT $10,000 FULL, WHICH BUNDY WAS UNABLE TO POST.  BUNDY ALSO HAD AN OUTSTANDING WARRANT OUT OF RIVERSIDE COURT IN THE AMOUNT OF $550.  SHE WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL, MINIMUM SECURITY IN PEMBERTON, NJ PENDING COURT.

7/21/2013 @ 2100 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE RESPONDED TO A RESIDENCE ON DELAWARE AVENUE FOR A REPORTED DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE.  AS OFFICERS WERE ON SCENE TRYING TO DETERMINE WHAT HAD HAPPENED, ONE SUBJECT IN PARTICULAR WAS TRYING TO AVOID SPEAKING WITH POLICE.  THE SUBJECT WAS ATTEMPTING TO WALK AWAY AND HAD NOT BEEN LISTENING TO THE OFFICERS INSTRUCTIONS TO KEEP HIS HANDS OUT OF HIS POCKETS.  AS OFFICERS WERE PATTING THE SUBJECT DOWN FOR WEAPONS, THEY OBSERVED 3 BAGGIES OF SUSPECTED MARIJUANA AT HIS FEET.  A FURTHER INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE SUBJECT ALSO HAD TRIED TO GET RID OF SIX (6) OTHER BAGGIES OF SUSPECTED MARIJUANA.

THE MALE, 33 YEAR OLD CORNELIUS L. ROSE OF PALMYRA, WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE A CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE WITHIN A SCHOOL ZONE, AND POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA.  BAIL WAS SET AT $10,000 FULL, WHICH ROSE WAS UNABLE TO POST AND WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL, PENDING COURT.

7/20/2013 @ 1222 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER CONDUCTED A MOTOR VEHICLE STOP IN THE ENTRANCE TO THE PALMYRA FLEA MARKET ON A BLUE SUZUKI MOTORCYCLE.  THE RIDER HAD NOT BEEN WEARING A HELMET WHILE OPERATING THE MOTORCYCLE.  THE OFFICER ATTEMPTED TO OBTAIN THE RIDER’S LICENSE, REGISTRATION AND INSURANCE DOCUMENTATION BUT THE RIDER WAS UNABLE TO PRODUCE ANY OF THE REQUESTED ITEMS.  THE RIDER GAVE THE NAME OF JUSTIN JOSIAH JR. (WITH LEVITTOWN, PA ADDRESS).  THE OFFICER LOCATED TWO OUTSTANDING WARRANTS FOR THE NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH GIVEN BY THE DRIVER.  HE WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY ON THE WARRANTS WITHOUT INCIDENT AND TRANSPORTED TO THE STATION FOR PROCESSING.  HE ADVISED THAT HIS BROTHER WAS ON HIS WAY TO DROP OFF A HELMET FOR HIM TO USE.

WHILE AT THE STATION, JOSIAH, JR. ADMITTED TO POLICE THAT HE USED HIS BROTHERS INFORMATION AT THE SCENE OF THE STOP BECAUSE HIS OWN DRIVERS LICENSE IS SUSPENDED.  HE STATED THAT HIS REAL NAME IS HEIMOUS JOSIAH, 28 YEARS OLD FROM LEVITTOWN, PA.  HEIMOUS JOSIAH WAS CHARGED WITH OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE BY GIVING FALSE INFORMATION TO POLICE.  HIS CHARGE WAS PLACED ON A SUMMONS.  HE WAS LATER RELEASED PENDING COURT.

HEIMOUS JOSIAH’S BROTHER, JUSTIN JOSIAH, JR., ARRIVED AT THE FLEA MARKET TO PICK UP THE MOTORCYCLE.  HE WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY BY PALMYRA POLICE FOR THE TWO OUTSTANDING WARRANTS FOR HIS ARREST (GLOUCESTER CITY WARRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $300 AND A GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP WARRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $200).  JUSTIN JOSIAH, JR. POSTED BAIL ON BOTH WARRANTS AND WAS RELEASED FROM POLICE CUSTODY.

  7/19/2013 @ 0134 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER CONDUCTED A MOTOR VEHICLE STOP ON SOUDER STREET OF A SILVER JEEP FOR AN  EQUIPMENT VIOLATION.  AS THE OFFICER WAS SPEAKING WITH THE DRIVER, WHO WAS THE ONLY OCCUPANT, HE SMELLED A STRONG ODOR OF AN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE COMING FROM INSIDE THE VEHICLE.  THE DRIVER WAS GIVEN SEVERAL SOBRIETY TESTS ON SCENE, WHICH HE WAS NOT ABLE TO PASS, AND WAS ULTIMATELY ARRESTED.  HENRY HUFFNAGLE 4TH, 38 YEARS OLD FROM RIVERTON NJ, WAS CHARGED ON A SUMMONS WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE.  HE WAS RELEASED TO A THIRD PARTY, PENDING COURT.

The following subjects were taken into custody and processed on outstanding warrants, July 17th thru July 21st:

07/17/2013      Jay Kraft, age 52 from Oakhurst NJ, stopped for a traffic violation and found to have a child support warrant out of Monmouth County, lodged Burlington County Jail.

07/19/2013      Jonathan Batista-Colon, age 22, from Willingboro NJ, a suspicious person in the area of Charles Street School was arrested and turned over to the Burlington County Sheriff’s Department on the following warrants:

Burlington County Superior Court Warrant – No Bail

Cinnaminson Twp – $3500.00 bail

Riverton Borough – $1000.00 bail

Riverside Twp – $500.00 bail

Camden City – $250.00

Camden City – $250.00

07/20/2013      Shawn McKelvey, agt 44, from Palmyra NJ, stopped for a traffic violation and found to have a transit warrant out of Trenton, $124.00, released ROR

07/20/2013      Alexander E. Riley, age 35, from Palmyra NJ, stopped for a traffic violation and found to have a traffic warrant out of Beverly City, $750.00, released ROR

07/20/2013      Kevin Dandridge, age 53, from Philadelphia Pa, stopped for a traffic violation and found to have a warrant out of East Brunswick, $581.00, released ROR

07/20/2013      Anthony Tucker Sr, age 59, from Trenton NJ, was questioned for soliciting at the Wawa was arrested and turned over to Burlington City Police on the following warrants:

Burlington City – $500.00

Burlington City – $150.00

Burlington City – $166.00

Camden City – $100.00

07/21/2013      Siaka Kamara, age 50, from Philadelphia Pa, was stopped for a traffic violation, arrested  and released on bail and ROR on the following warrants:

Merchantville Borough – $200.00

Merchantville Borough – $193.00

Merchantville Borough – $155.00

Pennsauken Twp – $ 150.00

07/21/2013      Peterson Silva, age 37, from Philadelphia Pa, was stopped for a traffic violation, arrested and released ROR on the following warrants:

Harrison Twp – $255.00

Harrison Twp – $120.00

City of Newark – $200.00

07/21/2013      Javier Camilo, age 28, from Philadelphia Pa, was stopped for a traffic violation, arrested and turned over to Burlington City Police on the following warrant:

Burlington City – $1000.00

The following subjects turned themselves in and posted bail on outstanding Palmyra Municipal Court

warrants, July 19th thru July 22nd

07/19/2013      Thomas Balderson, age 44, Cherry Hill NJ, Palmyra Traffic Warrant – $81.00

7/22/2013        Ronald Aguilar, age 31, Philadelphia Pa, Palmyra Traffic Warrant – $1000.00

7/17/2013 @ 2341 hrs.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER CONDUCTED A MOTOR VEHICLE STOP ON A FORD EXPLORER ON ROUTE 73 NEAR SOUDER STREET FOR AN EQUIPMENT VIOLATION.  AS THE OFFICER WAS SPEAKING WITH THE 3 OCCUPANTS OF THE VEHICLE, WHO WERE RETURNING FROM A CONCERT IN CAMDEN, THE OFFICER OBSERVED A HANGUN MAGAZINE LOADED WITH HOLLOW POINT AMMUNITION.  THE OFFICER QUICKLY RESPONDED BY DETAINING EVERYONE IN HANDCUFFS FOR INVESTIGATIVE REASONS.

UPON SPEAKING WITH THE PASSENGER OF THE VEHICLE FURTHER, WHO WAS ACTUALLY THE REGISTERED OWNER OF THE FORD, HE ADVISED OFFICERS THAT THERE WAS A 9MM HANDGUN IN THE FRONT CONSOLE OF THE VEHICLE.  THE WEAPON WAS RETRIEVED AND SECURED BY OFFICERS ON LOCATION.  THE OWNER GAVE POLICE CONSENT TO SEARCH HIS VEHICLE.  DURING THE SEARCH, OFFICERS LOCATED ANOTHER LOADED 9MM HANDGUN UNDER THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT, A BOX OF HOLLOW POINT 9MM AMMUNITION, THREE SMALL CONTAINERS OF SUSPECTED MARIJUANA, AND A SPECIAL PIPE USED TO SMOKE MARIJUANA.

TWO OUT OF THE THREE OCCUPANTS OF THE VEHICLE WERE ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH THE FOLLOWING:

JOHN GENOVA, 30 YEARS OLD FROM COATSVILLE, PA, WAS CHARGED WITH UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF A HANDGUN AND POSSESSION OF PENETRATING BULLETS.  HIS CHARGES WERE PLACED ON A WARRANT.  GENOVA WAS LATER RELEASED ON HIS OWN REOCGNIZANCE, PENDING COURT.

CHRISTOPHER LEONARD, 32 YEARS OLD FROM GAP, PA, WAS CHARGED WITH UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF A HANDGUN, POSSESSION OF HOLLOW POINT BULLETS, POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA UNDER 50 GRAMS, AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.  HIS CHARGES WERE PLACED ON A WARRANT.  HE WAS RELEASED ON HIS OWN RECOGNIZANCE, PENDING COURT.

THE THIRD PASSENGER WAS NOT CHARGED AND WAS RELEASED ON SCENE.

7/08/2013 @ 1819 hrs.

on 6/26/2013 AT APPROXIMATELY 1617 HRS., PALMYRA POLICE RESPONDED TO A RESIDENCE ON BERKLEY AVENUE FOR A REPORTED ASSAULT CALL.  UPON ARRIVAL THE VICTIM ADVISED POLICE THAT HE HAD BEEN INVOLVED IN A PHYSICAL ALTERCATION WITH THE SUSPECT OVER A PELLET GUN.  THE SUSPECT HAD TAKEN POSSESSION OF THE VICTIM’S PELLET GUN WHILE AT THE RESIDENCE.  THE VICTIM CONFRONTED THE SUSPECT ABOUT TAKING IT AND A PHSYICAL FIGHT ENSUED BETWEEN THE TWO.  IN AN ATTEMPT TO LEAVE THE PROPERTY, THE SUSPECT TOOK THE PELLET GUN AND FORCIBLY HIT THE VICTIM IN THE HEAD CAUSING A LACERATION.  ALSO DURING THE ALTERCATION, THE SUSPECT BIT THE VICTIM ACROSS THREE OF HIS FINGERS CAUSING THE SKIN TO BREAK AND SWELLING TO OCCUR.  THE SUSPECT THEN FLED THE AREA ON FOOT.

A LENGTHY INVESTIGATION AND INTERVIEWS WERE CONDUCTED BY THE PALMYRA DETECTIVE BUREAU.  SEAN P. MCCAUSLAND, JR., 19 YEARS OLD OF PALMYRA, WAS ULTIMATELY CHARGED WITH ROBBERY, AGGRAVATED ASSAULT, AND THEFT ON 7/8/2013.  BAIL WAS SET AT $50,000, WHICH MCCAUSLAND WAS UNABLE TO POST.  HE WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL AWAITING COURT.

7/07/2013 @ 2313 HRS.

A PALMYRA POLICE OFFICER OBSERVED A SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE ON THE SHOULDER OF ROUTE 73 SOUTH NEXT TO R & S WHOLESALE/CITGO GAS LOT.  AS THE OFFICER APPROACHED AND GOT OUT WITH THE VEHICLE HE OBSERVED THREE SUBJECTS LOADING ITEMS FROM A TRAILER INTO THEIR VEHICLE.  TWO OF THE THREE SUBJECTS FLED THE SCENE ON FOOT AS THE OFFICER GOT OUT OF HIS PATROL VEHICLE.  THE THIRD SUBJECT WAS IMMEDIATELY DETAINED.  OTHER RESPONDING OFFICERS BEGAN TO SEARCH FOR THE TWO SUBJECTS THAT FLED ON FOOT.

A K-9 TRACK WAS CONDUCTED BY EVESHAM TOWNSHIP TO ASSIST IN THE SEARCH OF THE TWO SUBJECTS.  ONE OF THE FLEEING SUBJECTS WAS LOCATED BY RESPONDING OFFICERS ON THE TACONY PALMYRA BRIDGE WALKING TOWARDS PENNSYLVANIA.  HE WAS IMMEDIATELY DETAINED.  THE THIRD SUBJECT WAS NOT LOCATED.  A THOROUGH INVESTIGATION WAS CONDUCTED AND IT WAS LEARNED THAT THE THREE SUBJECTS HAD BROKEN INTO THE TRAILER BELONGING TO R & S WHOLESALE AND HAD BEEN STEALING ITEMS STORED INSIDE.

THE TWO DETAINED SUBJECTS WERE ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH THE FOLLOWING: GREGORY CUJDIK, 36 YEARS OLD FROM HAZELTON PA, WAS CHARGED WITH BURGLARY, THEFT AND CRIMINAL MISCHIEF.  BAIL WAS SET AT $12,500 FULL, WHICH HE WAS UNABLE TO POST.

JOHN PLOUCHER, 36 YEARS OLD FROM PHILADELPHIA PA, WAS CHARGED WITH BURGLARY, THEFT, CRIMINAL MISCHIEF AND RESISTING ARREST.  BAIL WAS SET AT $17.500 FULL, WHICH HE WAS UNABLE TO POST.

BOTH SUBJECTS WERE LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL, PENDING COURT.  DETECTIVES ARE INVESTIGATING INFORMATION PERTAINING TO THE THIRD SUBJECT.  IF ANYONE HAS ANY PERTINENT INFORMATION PERTAINING TO THIS PERSON, PLEASE CONTACT PALMYRA POLICE AT 856-829-0198.

7/02/2013 @ 2039 HRS.

PALMYRA POLICE WERE DISPATCHED TO THE AREA OF WEST SPRING GARDEN AND PARK AVENUE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT TO A PARKED VEHICLE.  AFTER SPEAKING WITH BOTH INVOLVED PARTIES, POLICE OBSERVED THAT THE FEMALE DRIVER OF ONE OF THE VEHICLES WAS IMPAIRED BY AN INTOXICATING LIQUOR OR DRUG.  THE FEMALE WAS INCAPABLE OF COMPLETING ANY OF THE REQUESTED FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS WITHOUT CAUSING HARM TO HERSELF.  SHE ALSO COULD NOT REMAIN AWAKE DURING ANY OF THE TESTING.  POLICE ARRESTED AMANDA ANDERSON, 20 YEARS OLD OF PALMYRA, FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE.  SHE WAS PROCESSED AT THE STATION AND RELEASED TO HER MOTHER ON SUMMONSES PENDING COURT.

7/02/2013 @ 1216 HRS.

PALMYRA POLICE WERE CALLED TO SOVEREIGN BANK FOR A FORGERY REPORT.  THE BANK MANAGER HAD MADE CONTACT WITH ONE OF THEIR CUSTOMERS REGARDING A SUSPICIOUS CHECK THAT SOMEONE WAS TRYING TO CASH AT THEIR LOCATION.  THE CUSTOMER ADVISED THAT SHE HAD NOT WRITTEN THE CHECK AND DID NOT AUTHORIZE THE FEMALE SUBJECT TO WITHDRAWL ANY FUNDS FROM HER ACCOUNT.  UPON FURTHER INVESTIGATION BY POLICE, IT WAS LEARNED THAT THE FEMALE SUBJECT HAD STOLEN THE CHECK FROM A FAMILY MEMBER AND FORGED THE CHECK TO TRY AND OBTAIN $60.  THE FEMALE, DANIELLE PRICE, 24 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH THEFT AND FORGERY.  HER CHARGES WERE PLACED ON A WARRANT WITH A $7,500 BAIL WHICH SHE WAS UNABLE TO POST.  PRICE WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL PENDING COURT.

7/02/2013 @ 0025 HRS.

PALMYRA POLICE RESPONDED TO THE 7-11 CONVENIENCE STORE FOR SHOPLIFTING COMPLAINT.  A STORE ATTENDANT ADVISED POLICE THAT TWO SUBJECTS, A MALE AND FEMALE, HAD JUST COME INTO THE STORE AND STOLE TWO PACKS OF CIGARETTES.  HE ADVISED THAT THE FEMALE ASKED THE ATTENDANT FOR HELP GETTING BAGS OF ICE FROM THE BACK OF THE STORE, WHILE THE MALE SUBJECT WAS LEFT IN THE FRONT OF THE STORE NEAR THE REGISTER.  THE ATTENDANT, WHILE GETTING THE BAGS OF ICE, LOOKED BACK AT THE MALE AND SAW HIM GO BEHIND THE COUNTER AND TAKE TWO PACKS OF CIGARETTES.  THE MALE SUBJECT THEN FLED THE STORE WITH THE FEMALE AND SAT IN A BLACK CHEVY OUT FRONT. POLICE LOCATED THE TWO SUBJECTS AND CONFIRMED THAT THEY HAD JUST STOLEN TWO PACKS OF CIGARETTES FROM THE STORE.

AMANDA ANDERSON, 20 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, AND DAVID HOPKINS, 23 YEARS OLD FROM CINNAMINSON, WERE ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH SHOPLIFTING.  ANDERSON WAS CHARGED AND RELEASED ON A SUMMONS PENDING COURT.  HOPKINS CHARGES WERE PLACED ON A WARRANT WITH A $2,500 BAIL, WHICH HE WAS UNABLE TO POST.  HOPKINS WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL PENDING COURT.

7/01/2013 @ 1053 HRS.

PALMYRA POLICE GOT OUT ON THE LIGHT RAIL STATION AT 10 E. BROAD STREET FOR A SUBJECT THAT WAS SMOKING A CIGARETTE ON THE PLATFORM.  AS OFFICER’S WERE OBTAINING THE SUBJECTS INFORMATION, THEY LEARNED THAT THE SUBJECT HAD GIVEN THE WRONG NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH.  AFTER SEVERAL ATTEMPTS, THE SUBJECT FINALLY GAVE THE CORRECT INFORMATION NEEDED.  OFFICER’S LEARNED THAT THE SUBJECT, NICHOLAS GORMAN, 25 YEARS OLD FROM CAMDEN, ALSO HAD EIGHT (8) OUTSTANDING WARRANTS FOR HIS ARREST FROM CAMDEN COURT.  GORMAN WAS ARRESTED AND TAKEN TO THE PALMYRA POLICE STATION FOR PROCESSING.  HE WAS CHARGED WITH HINDERING APPREHENSION BY PALMYRA POLICE.  HE WAS ALSO UNABLE TO POST THE $2,600 BAIL NEEDED FOR THE WARRANTS AND WAS TURNED OVER TO CAMDEN COUNTY METRO POLICE DEPARTMENT.

6/26/2013 @ 0600 HRS.

PALMYRA POLICE ALONG WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE, SERVED A SEARCH WARRANT ON A RESIDENCE ON BERKLEY AVENUE.  THE SEARCH WARRANT HAD BEEN APPROVED AFTER A LENGTHY NARCOTICS INVESTIGATION CONDUCTED BY THE PALMRYA POLICE DETECTIVE BUREAU.  TWO SUBJECTS WERE ULTIMATELY ARRESTED AND CHARGED FOLLOWING THE EXECUTION OF THAT WARRANT:

JASON E. GREENE, 31 YEAR OLD PALMYRA RESIDENT, WAS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF ENDANGERING THE WELARE OF A CHILD, DISTRIBUTION OF COCAINE, DISTRIBUTION OF A PRESCRIPTION LEGEND DRUG, DISTRIBUTION OF MARIJUANA, POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE A CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE IN A SCHOOL ZONE, POSSESSION OF COCAINE, POSSESSION OF PRESCRIPTION LEGEND DRUG, POSESSION OF MARIJUANA, AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.  HIS BAIL FOR THE ABOVE LISTED CHARGES TOTALED $25,000 FULL.  HE ALSO HAD AN OUTSTANDING CHILD SUPPORT WARRANT FOR $37,467.97 OUT OF THE BURLINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT.  LASTLY, HE WAS AN NCIC HIT FOR BEING A FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE OUT OF PENNSLYVANIA.  BAIL WAS SET AT $25,000 FOR THE FUGITIVE CHARGE.  HE WAS UNABLE TO POST THE $87,467.97 NEEDED TO SATISFY THE CHARGES AND WARRANTS.  GREENE WAS LODGED IN BURLINGTON COUNTY JAIL PENDING COURT.

ALSO CHARGED AT THIS LOCATION WAS 36 YEAR OLD PALMYRA RESIDENT, TINA BUDD.  TWO COUNTS OF ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD WERE PLACED ON A WARRANT AND BAIL WAS SET AT $10,000 FULL.  BUDD BONDED OUT OF POLICE CUSTODY AND HER COMPLAINTS ARE PENDING COURT AS WELL.

6/14/2013 @ 0124 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE OBSERVED A WHITE VOLKSWAGON TRAVELING AT HIGH RATE OF SPEED IN THE AREA OF BROAD STREET AND MAPLE AVENUE.  THE VEHICLE WAS TRAVELING TOWARDS RIVERTON AND IT TOOK OFFICERS QUITE A DISTANCE TO SAFELY CATCH UP TO THE VEHICLE IN ORDER TO MAKE A CAR STOP.  THE VEHICLE, WHICH WAS EVENTUALLY STOPPED ON RIVER ROAD NEAR UNION LANDING ROAD, HAD BEEN SEEN DRIVING CARELESSLY WHILE OFFICERS WERE ATTEMPTING TO STOP IT.  THE DRIVER WAS ULTIMATELY ARRESTED FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE AFTER FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS WERE ADMINISTERED.  JENNIFER YOEST, 36 YEARS OLD FROM CHERRY HILL, WAS CHARGED AND RELEASED ON SUMMONSES PENDING COURT.

6/11/2013 @ 0945 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE GOT OUT ON THE LIGHT RAIL PLATFORM WITH A SUBJECT THAT WAS ACTING DISORDERLY AND HAD THROWN A HOT CUP OF COFFEE AT THE WINDOW OF THE TRAIN CONDUCTOR.  AS OFFICERS WERE DEALING WITH THE SUBJECT, THEY OBSERVED THAT HE WAS VERY MUCH UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF A CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBTANCE.  AS THEY WERE OBTAINING INFORMATION FROM HIM, THEY DISCOVERED THAT HE WAS IN POSSESSION OF TWO CREDIT CARDS THAT WERE NOT IN HIS NAME.  AFTER CHECKING HIM FURTHER, HE WAS FOUND TO BE IN POSSESSION OF HAIR CLIPPERS THAT HAD BEEN REPORTED STOLEN FROM A BARBER AT IKE’S BARBER SHOP IN PALMYRA ON 6/10/2013.  PALMYRA POLICE HAD VIDEO SURVEILLANCE FROM IKE’S THAT SHOWED THE SUBJECT TAKING THE CLIPPERS.

THE SUBJECT, BRIAN KILICHOWSKI- 27 YEARS OLD FROM PALMYRA, WAS DETAINED UNTIL FURTHER INFORMATION WAS CONFIRMED WITH DETECTIVES.  PALMYRA POLICE ULTIMATELY CHARGED KILICHOWSKI WITH THEFT (HAIR CLIPPERS) AND WITH RECIEVING STOLEN PROPERTY (CREDIT CARDS).  KILICHOWSKI BECAME UNRESPONSIVE AT THE STATION WHILE IN CUSTODY AND WAS TRANSPORTED BY AMUBALANCE TO THE HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT.  BOTH OF HIS CHARGES WERE PLACED ON A SUMMONS.  HE WAS LATER PROCESSED AND TURNED OVER TO TRANSIT POLICE.

6/10/2013 @ 1236 hrs.

PALMYRA POLICE RESPONDED TO A RESIDENCE ON WEST BROAD STREET FOR AN UNRESPONSIVE FEMALE.  UPON ARRIVAL UNITS OBSERVED ALYSSA TAYLOR UNCONSCIOUS ON THE BATHROOM FLOOR WITH A HYPODERMIC SYRINGE AND BLUE GLASSEINE BAGGIES WHICH HAD CONTAINED A CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE NEXT TO HER.  SHE WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT AND WAS LATER CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF A HYPODERMIC SYRINGE AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.  SHE WAS ULTIMATELY PROCESSED AND RELEASED ON A SUMMONS, PENDING COURT.

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 police@boroughofpalmyra.com.

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.

1/26/2013

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.

1/25/2013

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.   

11/02/2012

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

 

07/19/2012

 

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.