10-23-2023 TO 10-31-2023
On 10/23, Dollar General employees reported a shoplifting incident. An unknown male concealed $200 worth of Gain laundry detergent and left the store without paying. Employees provided the police with a vehicle tag number, and the incident remains under investigation.
On 10/23, a Philadelphia resident was arrested due to an active warrant and transferred to the Salem County Jail by the Sheriff’s Department.
On 10/24, a Woodbury Heights resident was charged with Criminal Mischief, Burglary, Criminal Trespass, and Contempt of Court. The charges were filed for violating a court order prohibiting him from returning to his former residence. The accused was taken into custody and held in the Salem County Jail. Court date pending.
On 10/24, during a traffic stop on Elm St., the driver was caught driving 40 mph in a 24 mph zone. The Woodbury Heights resident was released with summonses for Possession of CDS Heroin, Failure to Deliver CDS, Hindering Apprehension, and Speeding. Court dates pending.
On 10/25, the manager of Wawa on Evergreen Ave. reported a shoplifting incident that had occurred earlier in the day. A juvenile male had concealed merchandise and left without paying. Officers identified the juvenile and charged him with shoplifting. Court date pending.
On 10/26, an N. Evergreen Ave. resident was charged with Aggravated Assault as the result of a DV incident. Court date pending.
On 10/26, officers were dispatched to the area of S. Columbia Street in response to a report of an aggressive dog roaming around. Upon arrival, the officers spotted the dog running towards a residence and the dog was let in through the front door. Despite knocking several times at the residence, no one answered the door. As a result, summonses were issued to the resident via USPS, and a court date is currently pending.
On 10/27, a West Deptford resident was charged with Disorderly Conduct and Breach of Peace after being disorderly at the scene of a MV crash. Court date pending.
On 10/28, a N. Evergreen Ave. resident was charged with Disorderly Conduct, Breach of Peace, and Occupant Standards after causing a disturbance in the parking lot. Court date pending.
On 10/28, a Hemlock Terrace resident reported that his motorcycle’s license plate was stolen. The victim was advised to report the theft to the MVC, and the plate was entered NCIC as stolen.
On 10/28, officers were dispatched to Aldi in response to a report of a person causing a disturbance by yelling. Upon arrival, the officers observed a female who was yelling and exposing herself inside the store’s entrance. The officers called for EMS to check on the subject, who refused further medical treatment. The subject was then released with summonses for Breach of Peace and Lewd Behavior, and a court date is pending.
On 10/29, a resident of Woodbury was charged with driving without a license, improper use of a motorized bike, and driving the wrong way on a one-way street after causing a motor vehicle accident in the area of Route 45 and Holly Avenue. Court date pending.
On October 29th, a resident of Deptford was issued a summons for careless driving after hitting a parked car in the Martin’s Plaza parking lot. The court date is pending.
On 10/30, a resident of N. Evergreen Ave reported receiving harassing text messages. The subject was informed that a report would be filed and was advised on how to file complaints with the Deptford court. No further police assistance was required.
On 10/30, a resident of Queen Street reported that their shed was broken into overnight and a dirt bike was stolen. The subject broke the back fence in order to remove the bike. The stolen bike has been entered into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database as stolen. The incident is still under investigation.
On 10/31, the service manager at Pep Boys reported a customer had taken their vehicle from the back lot without paying for repairs totaling $1,143. Several attempts were made to contact the customer, but they were unsuccessful. The manager was advised on the process of filing a theft of service complaint with the Deptford court.
On 10/31, a resident of N. Evergreen Ave. was issued summonses for Possession of an Open Container of Alcohol and Public Consumption of Alcohol. The resident was observed drinking the alcohol while walking eastbound on E. Red Bank Ave. and N. Broad Street. The court date is pending.