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.