WOODBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME BLOTTER 10-23-2023 TO 10-31-2023

WOODBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME BLOTTER

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.

WOODBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME BLOTTER 10-16-2023 TO 10-22-2023

WOODBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME BLOTTER
10-16-2023 TO 10-22-2023

On 10/16, police officers were dispatched to a residence on Walnut Street in Woodbury Heights in response to a criminal mischief complaint. The residents reported that the newly poured concrete had been vandalized by unknown individuals just a few hours after it was laid. Fortunately, many of the residents were able to repair the damaged concrete sections before it hardened. The officers took photos of all the affected areas of the concrete. The incident remains under investigation.

On 10/16, K9 officer and K9 Adonis assisted Mantua Police with a motor vehicle traffic stop. Adonis detected the presence of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) inside the vehicle and was rewarded with a tug toy and praised for doing a great job. As a result of the detection, the driver was arrested by the Mantua police.

On 10/17, two men entered Wawa and started scanning items through the self-checkout. However, when employees noticed they were deleting some of the items, they approached the men and advised them to use the checkout service instead, as they were deleting the items. Eventually, both left the store without paying for the items. If the identities of the men are discovered, charges will be filed.

On 10/18 a Lindenwold resident was mailed a warning letter regarding their abandoned vehicle in a city lot. The vehicle has a flat tire, is unregistered, and has no tags. Officers will be following up in 10 days to ensure that the vehicle has been removed from the lot.

On 10/18, the owner/landlord of a property on South Broad Street was issued a summons for failing to register their rental with the city. A court date is pending.

On 10/18, a resident of Big Rock, Tennessee, was charged with careless driving and leaving the scene of an accident after hitting a pole on North Broad Street and Dubois Avenue and fleeing the area. Court dates are pending.

On 10/19, police officers were dispatched to Family Dollar in response to a report of shoplifting. According to the employees, two individuals walked out of the store with two laundry baskets filled with laundry detergent. The employees provided officers with the make, model, and tag number of the vehicle involved. Charges will be filed once the female suspects are identified. The incident is currently under investigation.

On 10/21, a resident of Naomi Avenue was charged with obstruction of administration of a law enforcement officer. The charge came after she called the police for assistance during a dispute with an employee of Crown Fried Chicken, and she provided a false name. Court date pending.

On 10/21, a Sewell resident was charged with criminal mischief, contempt of court, theft of a motor vehicle, and trespassing as a result of a domestic incident. A court date is pending.

On 10/22, officers responded to a N. Evergreen Apartment for a noise complaint.

WOODBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME BLOTTER 10-9-2023 TO 10-15-2023

WOODBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME BLOTTER

10-9-2023 TO 10-15-2023

On 10/9, CVS employees reported a male shoplifting. However, the suspects had already left before officers arrived. Employees explained the male dropped the bag of merchandise when approached by the employees. A search of the area to find the suspect yielded negative results. If the male is identified, he will be charged accordingly. The incident remains under investigation.

On 10/10, detectives charged a resident of Sicklerville and a resident of Camden with Forgery and Theft by Deception. They exchanged counterfeit money for real money. Court dates are pending.

On 10/11, during a routine traffic stop, the driver was found to have an active warrant for their arrest. The issuing municipality released them on their own recognizance, with a court date pending.

On 10/12, a resident of S. Warner Street was arrested and charged with Trespassing, Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Failure to Deliver CDS to the Nearest Law Enforcement Officer, Breach of Peace, and Disorderly Conduct. The subject was found hiding under a vehicle in a homeowner’s driveway. Court date pending.

On October 12th, a resident of West Deptford was issued summonses for multiple violations. The violations include driving while suspended, driving with an ID only, illegal window tint, failure to inspect the vehicle, failure to exhibit insurance, and no liability insurance. The driver was advised that she could not drive the vehicle and was asked to have someone pick her up. A court date is pending.

On 10/13, N. Bayard Ave residents were both arrested and charged with Simple Assault as the result of an altercation that occurred at the residence. Court dates pending.

On 10/14, officers responded to a report of a stolen motor vehicle in the area of S. Davis Street and W. Centre Streets. The victim reported that she was delivering food for Doordash in the area. While she was walking down the street looking for the delivery location, someone jumped into her vehicle and drove off with it.
The next day, an off-duty detective saw the stolen vehicle in the Bell Lake Apartments. The vehicle tried to escape when the police approached and hit other parked vehicles as it fled. Several hours later, the vehicle was located in Paulsboro, and a juvenile was arrested. The juvenile was charged and taken to the Essex County Juvenile Detention Center.

On 10/15, a resident of Woodbury Heights was issued traffic summonses for driving on a suspended license and leaving the scene of an accident. The incident occurred after the driver crashed and disabled his vehicle near Elm Avenue and Third Street. A court date is currently pending.

WOODBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME BLOTTER 102023 TO 102023

WOODBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME BLOTTER
10-1-2023 TO 10-8-2023

On 10/1, a Myrtle Ave. resident was issued summonses for Criminal Mischief and Occupancy Standards, causing a disturbance at a rental. Court date pending.

On 10/2, a resident of Green Street was arrested and charged with shoplifting, resisting arrest, trespassing, disorderly conduct, and breach of peace following an incident at Heritage Store on North Broad Street. A court date is pending.

On 10/2, a S. Barber Avenue resident was charged with Criminal Mischief due to an altercation at a W. Centre Street residence. Court date pending.

On 10/3, property owners and landlords on Lafayette Avenue, Glover Street, and Hunter Street were sent municipal ordinance violations for various offenses. These offenses include violations for trash and debris, high grass and weeds, failure to obtain a certificate of occupancy, and failure to register a rental with the City. The violations were sent after the property owners and landlords failed to respond to warning letters. The court dates for these violations are pending.

On 10/4, a Progress Avenue resident was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault as the result of a domestic incident that occurred inside the residence. Court date pending.

On 10/5, officers responded to a domestic incident on Lupton Ave and Delaware St. No charges were filed, and the parties separated.

On 10/5, a resident of Camden was charged with shoplifting from Evergreen Antiques. The stolen items were returned to the employees, and a court date is pending.

On 10/6, police were dispatched to a residence located on South Warner Street to investigate a report of a stolen vehicle. Shortly after, the vehicle was discovered in Paulsboro, and the victim was able to recover it and take it for repairs. Two unidentified men were seen running away from the vehicle. Upon their identification, they will be charged accordingly. The incident is still under investigation.

On 10/6, a Penn Street resident was charged with Simple Assault following a dispute with their neighbor. Court date pending.

On 10/7, during a traffic stop at S. Evergreen Ave and Hemlock Terrace, the driver was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. The male was arrested and charged accordingly. Court date pending.

On 10/7, officers discovered a truck that had been reported stolen from Woodlynne, NJ. The Woodlynne Police Department was promptly notified and informed that they would contact the owner. The vehicle was towed until the owner could retrieve it. As of now, there are no suspects.

On 10/8, a resident of Camden was arrested and charged with Cause/Attempt Bodily Injury, Obstruction of Administration of Law, Refusal to be Fingerprinted, Breach of Peace, Consuming alcoholic beverage in public, and Possession of an Open Container. The woman was taken into custody and is currently held at Salem County Jail. Court date pending.

WOODBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME BLOTTER 9-25-2023 TO 9-30-2023

WOODBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME BLOTTER

9-25-2023 TO 9-30-2023

On 9/25, employees from the Woodbury Heights Wawa reported a man had shoplifted multiple items. It was later discovered that this was not the first time the man had shoplifted from the store, but previous incidents had not been reported. Several days after the incident, detectives identified the man as a resident of Mt. Royal Road in Mantua. The man was charged with shoplifting. Court date pending.

On 9/25, a Deptford Ave. resident was charged with Aggravated Assault, Possession of Weapon, and Threatening to Kill as the result of a Domestic incident that occurred at the residence. Court date pending.

On 9/26, housing officials issued ordinance violations to the owner/landlord of Woodbury Manor Apartments. Court date is pending.

On 9/27, officers responded to a neighbor dispute on Watkins Avenue regarding trashcans and parking. The process of how to file complaints with the Deptford Court was explained to both parties.

On 9/27, a North Broad Street resident was charged with Simple Assault as a result of a domestic incident that occurred inside the residence. Court date pending.

On 9/27, a Wenonah resident was placed under arrest as the result of a traffic stop where it was found he was a Fugitive from Justice. The male was lodged in the Salem County Jail. Court date pending.

On 9/28, an Auburn, NJ, resident was arrested for Trespassing. Court date pending.
On 9/29, a Fourth Street resident was charged with Shoplifting from Wawa in Woodbury Heights. Court date pending.

On 9/30, a Progress Avenue resident was charged with Simple Assault, Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purposes, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Terroristic Threats, Possession of CDS, and Failure to Surrender (CDS) as the result of a domestic incident that occurred within the residence. The subject was lodged in the Salem County Jail. Court date pending.

On 9/30, a Mays Landing resident was charged with Motor Vehicle Theft and Criminal Trespass after stealing a vehicle from BH Motors. Court date pending.

WOODBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME BLOTTER 9-18-2023 TO 9-24-2023

WOODBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME BLOTTER
9-18-2023 TO 9-24-2023

On 9/18, a Woodbury Heights Resident was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purposes, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Disorderly Conduct, Breach of Peace, and Obstructing Public Street as the result of a road rage incident that occurred on Hopkins Street. Court date pending.

On 9/19, a resident of Clementon was caught speeding on Cooper Street and charged accordingly. Court date pending.

On 9/19, a Woodbury resident crashed into a utility pole on Railroad Avenue, resulting in their vehicle becoming disabled. The individual was charged with driving under the influence and released to a friend. Court date is pending.

On 9/20, a resident of Glassboro was arrested for shoplifting, disorderly conduct, and hindering apprehension. The suspect had stolen items from Dollar Tree and provided his son’s information when asked for his name by the officers. All stolen items were returned to the store. The suspect’s court date is pending.

On 9/21, a resident of Linden Avenue reported an unknown male had entered her vehicle overnight and stole her debit and credit cards. The victim acted promptly and canceled all her cards before any fraudulent purchases could be made. However, the suspect has not yet been identified.

On 9/21, police officers were called to a Penn Street residence to handle a dispute. Both parties were advised on how to file complaints with the Deptford court. No further assistance was required.

On 9/21, a resident of Sewell was issued a summons for careless driving. The reason for the summons was that the driver did not maintain enough distance between his vehicle and the one in front of him, which resulted in a collision when the car in front stopped at a red light. Court date pending.

On 9/22, police officers noticed a man who was recognized as being banned from the area sleeping on a bench situated on Evergreen Square. Despite being offered assistance and services, he refused to accept any help. The subject was issued a summons for trespassing and sent on his way. Court date pending.

On 9/22, while patrolling in the area of S. Broad St. and Courtland Ave., officers found a small, white male dog wandering around alone. Officers brought him back to headquarters. The dog was handed over to Animal Control, who would take care of him until his parents could be located.

On 9/23, a Trenton resident reported that while she was visiting her sister at the Woodlake Apartments, someone entered her vehicle and stole her wallet. The thief tried to use her card, but it was declined. All cards were canceled before any further attempts were made. Currently, there are no suspects in this case.

On 9/24, during a traffic stop, it was discovered the driver had seven active warrants for his arrest. The individual was placed under arrested and taken to headquarters, where he was ultimately placed in the Salem County Jail. Court date pending.

On 9/24, two men entered the Acme, put various items in a cart, and left without paying. Acme employees reported the incident, and an investigation is currently underway to identify the suspects. Currently, the men have not been identified, but once they are, they will be charged accordingly.

WOODBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME BLOTTER 9-4-2023 TO 9-10-2023

WOODBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME BLOTTER

9-4-2023 TO 9-10-2023

On 9/4, a Holly Ave. resident reported someone entered his backyard and removed their All-Terrain Vehicle. The vehicle was entered into NCIC. The incident remains under investigation.

On 9/4, during a traffic stop, it was learned the driver had an active warrant for his arrest. The subject was ROR’d by the issuing jurisdiction and released with a new court date and a summons for an Unregistered Vehicle.

On 9/5, a resident of Camden was charged with trespassing for repeatedly returning to Wawa on North Evergreen Ave despite being banned from the property.

On 9/5, a S. Evergreen Avenue resident reported his truck stolen. The victim was unsure of the actual date it was stolen. Several hours later, the vehicle was located unoccupied in Woodbury Heights. The owner retrieved his vehicle, and removed from NCIC.
On 9/6 a Woodbury resident was charged with Simple Assault following an altercation. A court date is pending.

On 9/7, while patrolling East Red Bank Avenue near the train trestles, officers observed a male urinating on the side of the road. The officer approached the male and issued him a summons for Lewd/Indecent Behavior. Court date pending.

On 9/8, an officer observed two males drinking alcoholic beverages in Lot 323. Both individuals were issued summonses for Possession of an Open Container, and the alcohol was disposed of. The men were then sent on their way with a pending court date.

On 9/8, a Blackwood resident reported that someone entered his vehicle and stole his wallet while working out at his gym. The victim has contacted his bank and frozen his accounts, but he is unsure if any fraudulent purchases have been made. Currently, there are no suspects in the case.

On 9/10, a S. Warner Street resident was charged with Simple Assault and Theft of a Motor Vehicle as the result of a domestic incident. Court date pending.

On 9/10, employees from the Wawa store located on N. Evergreen Ave reported that seven juveniles had entered the store and shoplifted candy and donuts. Detectives were able to identify five of the seven juveniles and charged each with shoplifting. Charges for the other two juveniles are pending until they are identified. Court dates are pending.

WOODBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME BLOTTER 8-28-2023 TO 8-31-2023

WOODBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME BLOTTER

8-28-2023 TO 8-31-2023

On 8/28, a Camden resident was found to have an active warrant for his arrest during a traffic stop. The subject was issued summonses for Driving While Suspended, Unlicensed Drive, Failure to Notify the DMV of Address Change, and Failure to Inspect. Court date pending.

On 8/29, a Camden resident was charged with Trespassing, Possession of an Open Container of Alcohol, and Obstructing a Public Street after returning to a property she was previously banned. Court date pending.

On 8/30, an Allens Lane resident was arrested and charged with Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, Simple Assault, and Trespassing after causing a disturbance inside Solstice Counseling & Wellness Center. Court date pending.

On 8/30, a National Park resident was charged with Trespass for returning to Quad Strength Systems after being advised multiple times not to return. Court date pending.

On 8/31, a group of juveniles entered the Wawa store on Evergreen Avenue and shoplifted multiple items. One of the juveniles, a National Park resident, was identified and charged with shoplifting. Court date is pending.

On 8/31, a Westville resident was given a summons for driving with a suspended license. The incident occurred near the intersection of N. Broad Street and Dickerson Street. Court date pending.

WOODBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME BLOTTER 8-21-2023 TO 8-27-2023

WOODBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME BLOTTER

8-21-2023 TO 8-27-2023

On 8/21, a Mantua resident was issued a traffic summons for Careless Driving and Failure to Exhibit Documents as the result of a traffic accident at S. Broad Street and Aberdeen Place. Court date pending.

On 8/21, a Thorofare resident was charged with 2 counts of Criminal Mischief, Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purposes, Disorderly Conduct, Breach of Peace, Trespassing, and Littering. The person was identified as the individual who threw rocks into the windshields of employees at Towne Liquor. A court date is pending.

On 8/22, a Deptford resident was observed sitting in front of Conoco Gas Station drinking alcohol. The alcohol was disposed of and sent on his way with a summons for Possession of an Open Container of Alcohol. Court date pending.

On 8/22, a Thorofare resident attempted to elude police by running and hiding. Officers located the subject and placed him under arrest for the Criminal Mischief incident that took place at Towne Liquors on 8/21. The male was lodged in the Salem County Jail. Court date pending.

On 8/24, a Pine Hill resident was issued a traffic summons for Careless Driving as the result of a traffic accident at Rt 45 and Holly Avenue. Court date pending.

On 8/24, a resident of Thorofare was issued a summons for trespassing after returning to Wawa despite being banned from the property. A court date is pending.

On 8/25, officers pulled over a suspected vehicle that had fled a shoplifting incident at Walmart in Deptford. The driver and passengers were handed over to Deptford Police. Woodbury officers issued the driver summonses for several charges including Hindering Apprehension, Obstruction, Driving While Suspended, Unregistered Vehicle, Failure to Exhibit DL, Registration, and Insurance. Furthermore, the owner of the vehicle was sent a summons for Allowing an Unlicensed Driver to Operate their Motor Vehicle. Currently, court dates are pending.

On 8/25, employees of Wawa reported a male who left the store without paying for multiple food items. When the officers spoke with the suspect, he removed a hash brown from his pocket and began eating it. The male was promptly arrested and charged with Shoplifting and Defiant Trespass. The court date is pending.

On 8/26, a Wenonah resident was charged with Unregistered Vehicle, Unlicensed Driver, Failure to Exhibit DL, Registration, Insurance card, No Liability Insurance after a motor vehicle stop in the area of N. Broad Street and W. Red Bank Ave. The owners of the vehicle were also issued summonses for Allowing an Unlicensed Driver to Operate the Vehicle. Court date pending.

On 8/26, a resident of Camden was observed sleeping in front of Fresenius Dialysis on N. Evergreen Avenue. The individual was woken up and informed that she had been previously banned from the property and was currently trespassing. Summonses were issued, and the individual left without incident. Despite being offered help several times, the individual refused assistance.

On 8/27, officers charged a Woodbury Heights resident with Contempt of Court and Criminal Trespass. Court date pending.

On 8/27, a resident of Paulsboro was charged with several traffic violations. The charges include Eluding, Disregard of Traffic Control, Disregard of Stop Sign, Careless Driving, Failure to Yield, Reckless Driving, and Delaying Traffic/Creating a Risk of an Accident. The driver attempted to elude the officers, and it was later discovered that he hit a vehicle earlier in the evening and left the scene. A court date pending.

WOODBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME BLOTTER 8-14-2023 TO 8-20-2023

WOODBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME BLOTTER

8-14-2023 TO 8-20-2023

On 8/14, while on foot patrol on S. Broad Street, officers observed a Thorofare resident seated on steps drinking alcohol. The alcohol was emptied and the containers were placed in a trash receptacle. Summonses were issued for Possession of an Open Container and Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages in Public. Court date pending.

On 8/15, a Woodbury resident was placed under arrest and lodged in the Salem County Jail due to an active warrant for his arrest. Court date pending.

On 8/15, a Glassboro Rd., property owner was issued a summons for Nuisance at Rental due to the continuing disturbances at their rental property. Court date pending.

On 8/16, CVS employees reported 2 females concealed merchandise and walked out without paying. The females were last seen walking toward the bus stop on N. Broad Street. Officers performed a traffic stop on the bus where the suspects were located and placed under arrest. Both suspects, Magnolia and Bellmawr residents, were charged with Shoplifting. The merchandise was returned to CVS. Court date pending.

On 8/16, Heritage employees reported a male entered the store, took items, and left without paying. During the above CVS investigation officers observed the suspect who shoplifted from Heritage. The male, a National Park resident was placed under arrest and charged with Shoplifting. Court date pending.

On 8/17, while patrolling the area of Broad and Cooper Streets officers observed a vehicle driving without headlights. The driver, a Philadelphia, PA resident was found to have an active traffic warrant for his arrest. The subject was ROR’d by the issuing jurisdiction and released with summonses for Unlicensed Operator, and Maintenance of Lamps. Court date pending.

On 8/19, a West Deptford resident was arrested and charged with shoplifting from Dollar Tree and Wawa. Both businesses trespassed the woman, and her court date is pending.

On 8/20, a Camden resident was charged with Trespassing after returning to a previously banned property. Court date pending.