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