Gloucester City Police Department

  • Agency: Gloucester City Police Department
  • Address: 313 Monmouth St, Gloucester City , 08030 NJ
  • Chief: George Berglund (Chief of Police)
Phone: 856-456-0900
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Gloucester City Police Department is located at 313 Monmouth St, Gloucester City , 08030 NJ. The Chief of Police of the department is George Berglund. The Gloucester City Police Department phone number is 856-456-0900.

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"On behalf of my family, I would like to thank everone for the kind words and condolences expressed during this difficult time. I would also like to thank the doctors and staff at Saint Francis Veterinary Cener of South Jersey for the care and compassion they provided for Eich during the past year. We are most appreciative." Lt. Steve Burkhardt

THE SUSPECT HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED and charged after another police contact.

THANK YOU! The suspect has been identified due to the multiple calls from the public.

ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY The suspect made several purchases at the WaWa on 4/1/17 using a stolen debit card. Any information, please contact Det. Hopkins at 456-7797 ext 1124.

ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY GCPD is asking for help identifying this shoplifter from Heritages on 4/17/18. Any information, please contact the detective bureau at 456-7797.

ATTEMPTING TO IDENTIFY The male pictured shoplifted a bottle of vodka from the Liquor Barn on 4/14/18. If you have any information please contact Inv. Ryder at tryder@gloucesterpolice.com or 456-7797.

It is with a heavy heart that the GCPD announces the passing of K-9 Eich (retired). K-9 Eich was assigned to Lt. Steve Burkhardt and served the citizens of Gloucester City faithfully and with honor. Please keep Lt. Burkhardt and his family in your prayers.

CRIME REPORT April 12, 2018 4/6 (6:52 am) Sgt. Bill Eller was called to Rt. 130 at Market Street for a crash involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported. 4/6 (10:24 am) Sgt, Bill Eller and Lt. Steve Burkhardt responded to Broadway at Monmouth Street for a report of two people overdosing on a NJ Transit bus. Upon arrival, it was determined there was only one overdose. The male, who was unconscious and not breathing, was administered two doses of Naloxone by Sgt. Eller, which had no effect. The male was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. 4/6 (1:25 pm) A car stop on Burlington Street at Somerset conducted by Ptl. Sean Saunders resulted in the arrest of the driver, William D. Kelly (37), a resident of the unit block of S. Burlington Street. He was arrested on a warrant from Mantua Twp. and additionally charged with driving on a suspended license. He was later released on bail. 4/6 (7:15 pm) While on patrol, Ptl. Tim Ryder and Sean Saunders observed the front door of a vacant residence in the 200 block of Somerset Street had been kicked in. While on location, information was obtained from area residents that a window had been broken on the side of a vacant house in the 200 block of Monmouth Street and the light post on King Street at Somerset had also been vandalized. It was believed all of the vandalism had occurred sometime during the previous night. Surveillance video was obtained of a possible suspect and the investigation is ongoing. 4/6 (8:30 pm) Ptl. Ben McKinney was called to the 800 block of Cumberland Street for a report of a hit and run crash. The investigation is ongoing. 4/6 (10:51 pm) Ptl. Ben McKinney responded to a residence in the unit block of Lane Avenue for a reported overdose. Upon arrival, the (35) year old male resident of Westville was found unconscious and not breathing. A family member had administered one dose of Naloxone prior to police arrival, which had no effect. Ptl, McKinney administered a second dose and the male regained consciousness. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment. 4/7 (3:15 pm) Cpl. Bill Johnson responded to Rt. 130 at the I-76 on ramp for a crash involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported. 4/7 (9:21 pm) While on patrol, Ptl. George Spingler investigated a suspicious occupied car parked in the lot of the Budget Motel on Rt. 130. Ptl. Mike Calzonetti and K9 Blitz responded to the scene to conduct an open air narcotics sniff around the vehicle. K9 Blitz alerted to the presence of narcotics odor coming from inside the vehicle. Further investigation led to the driver, William E. Berube (50), a resident of Maine. He was charged with possession of CDS (heroin and crack cocaine), possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of CDS with intent to distribute and distribution of CDS within 1000 feet of a school. Also arrested was Melanie Gardiner (45), a resident of Runnemede. She was arrested on warrants from Audubon and additionally charged with possession of a hypodermic syringe. Both were later released. 4/7 (11:40 pm) Ptl. John Bryszewski responded to the 800 block of Cumberland Street for a report of a male who had punctured the tire of a car parked in the street. The investigation is ongoing. 4/8 (4:19 pm) A resident of the 100 block of S. Filmore Street reported he left his truck running unattended in the street and it was stolen. The truck was recovered later in Pennsauken and the investigation is ongoing. 4/9 (1:51 am) A resident of the 200 block of Middlesex Street reported her vehicle had been vandalized with yellow spray paint. The investigation is ongoing. 4/9 (3:00 pm) A car stop on Rt. 130 at Market Street conducted by Ptl. Sean Saunders and Shea O’Donnell resulted in the arrest of the driver, Zachary A. Gorczynski (27), a resident of Sicklerville. He was arrested on a warrant from Camden City and additionally charged with possession of CDS (marijuana) and driving on a suspended license. He was later released. 4/10 (8:45 am) Ptl. Greg Coxe was assigned to the metal detector at the entrance to Gloucester City Municipal Court when a male emptied his pockets to enter through the detector. The contents of the male’s pockets unfortunately included two bags of heroin. Mitchell C. Richardson (55), a resident of Winslow Twp. was arrested and charged with possession of CDS (heroin) and later released. 4/10 (2:06 pm) A car stop on Broadway at Bergen Street conducted by Ptl. Shea O’Donnell and Sean Saunders resulted in the arrest of the driver, Mikal R. Anderson (38), a resident of Camden. He was arrested on a warrant from Camden City and additionally charged with possession of CDS (cocaine and marijuana) and driving on a suspended license. He was later released on bail. 4/10 (6:50 pm) Michael J. Canning, (31), a resident of the unit block of N. King Street, was arrested at his residence by Ptl. Bob Saunders III on a warrant from Bellmawr. He was later released on bail. 4/11 (9:37 am) A car stop on Collings Road at Essex Street conducted by DSgt. Carl DePoder and Inv. Tim Ryder resulted in the arrest of a passenger, Jennifer A. Deery (31), a resident of Bellmawr. She was arrested on a warrant from West Deptford and additionally charged with possession of CDS (crystal Methamphetamine). She was later turned over to West Deptford Police. The driver of the vehicle was released from the scene, however decide to follow the officers back to Police H.Q. in his vehicle, driving erratically. As the officers were taking Deery into H.Q., the driver continued to circle H.Q. and drove up into the alley at a high rate of speed next to the officers. DSgt. DePoder re-entered his vehicle and attempted to stop the driver; however, he fled, initiating a vehicle pursuit. The driver drove to the Gloucester Towne complex on King Street at Market and fled on foot into the building. After a brief foot chase, the driver was arrested in an apartment inside the complex without further incident. Matthew G. Thomas (42), currently homeless, was charged with eluding and resisting arrest, along with numerous traffic violations. He was later released. 4/11 (12:30 pm) A car stop on Rt. 130 at Market Street conducted by Ptl. John Bryszewski resulted in the arrest of the driver, Reginald L. Brown (50), a resident of Clementon. He was arrested on warrants from East Greenwich Twp. and Camden. He was additionally charged with driving on a suspended license and later turned over to East Greenwich Twp. Police. 4/11 (3:47 pm) Ptl. George Spingler and Sean Saunders conducted a car stop on Broadway at Morris Street. During the course of the stop, Ptl. Mike Calzonetti and K9 Blitz were called to the scene to conduct an open air narcotics sniff around the car. K9 Blitz alerted to the presence of narcotics odor coming from inside the car and the subsequent search resulted in the recovery of heroin, cocaine and suboxone. Gabrielle M. Erdbrink (23), a resident of Barrington, was arrested and charged with possession of CDS (heroin and cocaine) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Savannah T. Emmons (23), a resident of Williamstown, was arrested and charged with possession of CDS (suboxone) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Both were later released. 4/11 (4:08 pm) A pedestrian stop on Sussex Street at Hudson conducted by Ptl. Shea O’Donnell resulted in the arrest of Scott D. Carey Jr. (25), a resident of Camden. He was arrested on a warrant from Somers Point and additionally charged with possession of CDS (marijuana). He was later turned over to Somers Point Police. 4/11 (4:55 pm) A car stop on Broadway at Middlesex Street conducted by Det. Keith O’Donnell resulted in the arrest of the driver, Frank DeGennaro (44), a resident of Salem City. He was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and driving on a suspended license. He was later released. 4/11 (5:52 pm) Ptl. Sean Gartland was called to Rt. 130 at Market Street for a crash involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported. 4/11 (11:52 pm) Ptl. Ben McKinney and Sgt. Jason Flood responded to Broadway at Market Street for a report of lewd behavior on a NJ Transit bus. Upon arrival, it was reported by a passenger on the bus that a male passenger on the bus removed his penis from his pants while sitting next to her on the bus while in Camden City. Further investigation let led to the arrest of the male passenger, Hakeem S. Gamble (37), a resident of Williamstown. He was arrested on warrants from Woodbury and Monroe Twp. and lodged in Salem County Jail. Camden County Police were notified about lewdness complaint which occurred in Camden City. While on scene, Gamble’s girlfriend continued to interfere with the investigation and was subsequently arrested as well. She was arrested and charged with obstruction of justice and was found to have several warrants for her arrest. She was lodged in Camden County Jail. In addition, officers made (75) traffic stops, (228) property/business checks and (10) school visits. Officers made (30) arrests, responded to (6) domestic disputes and managed (318) calls for service between April 6th. and April 11th.

CRIME REPORT April 6, 2018 3/30 (11:10 am) A resident of the 800 block of Cumberland Street reported sometime during the previous two days, a green folding chair was stolen from his front porch. The investigation is ongoing. 3/30 (11:45 am) Ptl. Sean Gartland responded to the 1400 block of Thompson Avenue for a reported overdose. Upon arrival, the (22) year old male Bellmawr resident was found unconscious, but breathing. Ptl. Gartland administered one dose of Naloxone and the male regained consciousness. He was transported to an area hospital for further treatment. 3/30 (12:10 pm) A resident of Mt. Ephraim reported sometime overnight, a tire on her car was slashed while parked in the 300 block of Mercer Street. The investigation is ongoing. 3/30 (3:47 pm) A resident of the 500 block of Essex Street reports two children’s bicycles were stolen from his rear shed. The investigation is ongoing. 3/30 (4:58 pm) Ptl. Blaise O’Donnell and K9 Demo were called to a crash in the 300 block of 8th. Street involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported. 3/30 (8:03 pm) James J. Burkhardt (58), a resident of the 800 block of Hudson Street, was arrested in the 100 block of Princeton Avenue by Ptl. Blaise O’Donnell and K9 Demo on warrants from Gloucester City and Bellmawr. He was later released on bail. 3/30 (6:27 pm) Ptl. Greg Coxe responded to a residence in the 800 block of Monmouth Street for a reported overdose. Upon arrival, the (29) year old female resident of Sicklerville was found unconscious and not breathing. Ptl. Coxe administered one dose of Naloxone and the female regained consciousness. She was transported to an area hospital for further treatment. 3/31 (8:13 am) Ptl. Sean Gartland was called to Holt Logistics for a crash involving one tractor trailer. No injuries were reported. 3/31 (2:00 pm) Ptl. Brittany Pollander was called to Rt. 130 at Market Street for a crash involving two vehicles. Two injuries were reported. 3/31 (2:06 pm) Ptl. Sean Gartland was called to the parking lot at Bank of America for a reported crash involving one vehicle. No injuries were reported. 3/31 (6”07 pm) The owner of a vacant residence in the 400 block of Middlesex Street reported a window of the residence was broken and copper piping was stolen from the basement. The investigation is ongoing. 4/1 (6:20 pm) Ptl. Keith Wall responded to a residence in the 400 block of Middlesex Street for a reported overdose. Upon arrival, the (57) year old male resident was found unconscious but breathing. Ptl. Wall administered one dose of Naloxone and the male regained consciousness. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment. 4/1 (9:05 pm) Daniel R. Dempsey (19), a resident of Sicklerville, was arrested at the Budget Motel on Rt. 130 by Ptl. Keith Wall. He was arrested for trespassing and later released. 4/1 (9:53 pm) Officers and GCFD personnel responded to a residence in the 800 block of Little Somerset Street for as reported bonfire. Upon arrival, the fire had already been extinguished. 4/3 (12:37 am) Ptl. Ben McKinney responded to Royal Farms on Rt. 130 for a reported shoplifting. Upon arrival, it was determined that a male and female removed items from the store without paying and fled in a vehicle. The investigation is ongoing. 4/3 (1:46 pm) Cpl. Bill Lessig responded to a residence in the 400 block of Mercer Street for a reported criminal mischief. Upon arrival, the resident reported sometime overnight, the side view mirror on his car was stolen. The investigation is ongoing. 4/3 (7:42 pm) Ptl. John Bryszewski was called to Rt. 130 at Market Street for a crash involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported. 4/4 (8:20 am) A resident of Rutgers Avenue reported sometime overnight, the driver’s side front window of her car was smashed. The investigation is ongoing. 4/4 (3:55 pm) A traffic stop on N. Broadway at Middlesex Street conducted by Ptl Sean Saunders resulted in the arrest of Ariana Marrero (36), a resident of Camden. She was arrested on a warrant from Gloucester City and later released on bail. 4/4 (7:32 pm) A traffic stop on Essex Street at Collings Avenue conducted by Ptl. Tim Ryder resulted in the arrest of Dean V. Capra (50), a resident of Woodbury. He was arrested on warrants from Collingswood and Camden City and additionally charged with driving on a suspended license. He was later released on bail. 4/4 (9:50 pm) A traffic stop in the 1300 block of Rt. 130 conducted by Ptl. Greg Coxe resulted in the arrest of Damion Reaves (20), a resident of Deptford Twp. He was arrested on a warrant from Glassboro and additionally charged with driving on a suspended license. He was later turned over to the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Department. 4/5 (2:06 am) A traffic stop on Rt. 130 at Market Street conducted by Ptl. Greg Coxe resulted in the arrest of the driver and a passenger. The driver, Wayne A. Stewart (21), a resident of Sicklerville, was charged with possession of CDS (marijuana) and driving without a license. Dorin R. Moore (29), a resident of Philadelphia, was arrested on a warrant from Deptford Twp. Both were later released. 4/5 (2:03 pm) A traffic stop on Rt. 130 at Market Street conducted by Ptl. Ben McKinney resulted in the arrest of Shanaya L. Allen (32), a resident of Washington Twp. She was arrested on a warrant from Deptford Twp. She was later released on bail. 4/5 (3:32 pm) A traffic stop on Rt. 130 at Market Street conducted by Ptl. Ben McKinney resulted in the arrest of John Mountes (49), a resident of the 500 block of Morris Street. He was arrested on warrants from Haddon Heights and Haddon Twp. He was later released on bail. 4/5 (6:36 pm) Ptl. Keith Wall responded to the parking lot of Gloucester Liquors for a crash involving one vehicle. No injuries were reported. 4/5 (10:30 pm) A traffic stop on Market Street at St. Mary’s conducted by Ptl. Greg Coxe resulted in the arrest of Jessie A. Boggs (24), a resident of Camden. He was arrested on warrants from Camden City, Lindenwold and additionally charged with possession of CDS (marijuana). He was later released on bail. In addition, officers made (102) traffic stops and (186) property/business checks. Officers made (16) arrests, responded to (11) domestic disputes, impounded (6) abandoned vehicles and managed (326) calls for service between March 30th. and April 5th.

NARCOTICS DISTRIBUTION ARRESTS April 6, 2018 On April 5, 2018 at 4:19 pm, Det. Keith O’Donnell stopped a car in the 200 block of Somerset Street for a traffic violation. During the course of the stop, Ptl. Blaise O’Donnell and K9 Demo were called to the scene to conduct an open air narcotics sniff around the exterior of the car. K9 Demo alerted to the presence of narcotics odor coming from inside the car, which was subsequently searched. The search resulted in the seizure of 216 bags of heroin and $2,324 in US currency. Kevin T. Shivers (18) and Jaire E. Hood (21), both residents of Camden, were arrested and charged with possession of CDS (heroin), possession with intent to distribute, distribution within 1000 feet of a school and distribution within 500 feet of a public park. Both were lodged in Camden County Jail awaiting a detention hearing.

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Patrolman William Brandt (ret) on April 4, 2018. Ptl. Brandt served in the United States Marine Corps before joining the Gloucester City Police Department in November, 1967. He served the citizens of his hometown with honor until his retirement in November, 1992. Service details will be announced when finalized.

GCPD personnel will be training at Mary Ethel Costello School this morning as well as Wednesday and Thursday morning until approximately 12:00 pm. There will be a heavy police presence around the school during these times so we would like everyone to be aware to a avoid any concerns.

CRIME REPORT March 30, 2018 3/23 (3:10 pm) A car stop on Rt. 130 at Market Street conducted by Ptl. Tim Ryder resulted in the arrest of the driver, Tracy L. Cocchi (41), a resident of Gloucester Twp. She was arrested on a warrant from Washington Twp. and later turned over to Washington Twp. Police. 3/23 (4:12 pm) Ptl. Ben McKinney responded to Collings Avenue at Essex Street along with the GCFD for a report of a fire. The report was unfounded. 3/23 (4:40 pm) Officers responded to the area of Johnson Blvd. at Morris Street for a female walking down the street bleeding. Officers found the female on Johnson Blvd. at Chambers Street and the female immediately began screaming and threatening the officers. The female continued to act in this manner and screamed at the officers to just kill her now. The female was placed under arrest for disorderly conduct and while being escorted to an ambulance for transport to the hospital, she spat blood on one of the officers and two EMT’s attempting to treat her. Further investigation determined the female was involved in a vehicle crash in Camden City and had walked away from the scene. Gina S. Dunn (37), a resident of the 100 block of Harvard Avenue, was charged with three counts of aggravated assault and disorderly conduct. She was later released. 3/24 (9:50 am) Sgt. Jason Flood was responded to Powell Street at 7th. for a crash involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported. 3/24 (1:31 pm) Conrad T. Carney (30), a resident of Collingswood, was arrested at the Budget Motel on Rt. 130 by Ptl. Ben McKinney on warrants from Deptford and Monroe Twp. He was later released on bail. 3/24 (9:26 pm) A car stop on Broadway at King Street conducted by Cpl. Bill Lessig resulted in the arrest of Jaheem L. Burns (30), a resident of Camden. He was arrested on warrants from Gloucester City, Brooklawn, Camden City, West Deptford and Deptford. He was additionally charged with driving on a suspended license and later released on bail. 3/25 (8:14 pm) A resident of Lane Avenue reported a child’s bicycle was stolen from the front porch of the residence. The investigation is ongoing. 3/26 (10:52 am) A car stop at the Budget Motel on Rt. 130 conducted by Ptl. Shea O’Donnell resulted in the arrest of the driver. Charles J. McConnell (39), a resident of Oaklyn, was arrested on warrants from Oaklyn and Camden City. He was later released on bail. 3/26 (7:45 pm) A resident of the 300 block of Monmouth Street reported sometime overnight, her car was vandalized while parked in front of her residence. 3/27 (6:15 am) Ptl. Bob Saunders III was called to a residence on Oxford Avenue for a report of a hit and run crash. The crash was believed to have occurred sometime overnight and the investigation is ongoing. 3/27 (9:23 am) A car stop on King Street at Mercer conducted by Ptl. Sean Saunders and Tim Ryder resulted in the arrests of the driver and passenger. The driver, Jeremy M. Creghan (35), a resident of Sewell, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Russell M. Wood III (29), a resident of Deptford, was charged with possession of CDS (heroin and cocaine), possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a hypodermic syringe. Both were later released. 3/27 (9:36 am) A car stop on King Street at Cumberland conducted by Sgt. Ken Iepson and Ptl. Shea O’Donnell resulted in the arrest of a passenger, James H. King Sr. (38), a resident of the 200 block of N. Willow Street. He was found to be a fugitive from justice wanted by the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Department and additionally charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. He was later lodged in Camden County Jail. 3/27 (2:15 pm) A car stop on Broadway at Ridgeway Street conducted by Det. Keith O’Donnell resulted in the arrest of the driver. Luke M. Garbin (54), a resident of Blackwood, was arrested on a warrant from Mantua Twp. and additionally charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and driving on a suspended license. He was later turned over to Mantua Twp. Police. 3/27 (3:07 pm) Ptl. Bob Saunders III responded to a vacant residence in the 800 block of Cumberland Street for a reported burglary. Further investigation determined entry had been gained through a basement window and copper piping and wire had been stolen. The investigation is ongoing. 3/27 (3:50 pm) John G. Tufnell (30), a resident of Camden, was arrested on Broadway at Market Street by Ptl. Shea O’Donnell on a warrant from Gloucester City. He was later released on bail. 3/27 (11:12 pm) A car stop on Collings Avenue at Essex Street conducted by Ptl. Blaise O’Donnell and K9 Demo resulted in the arrest of the driver. Briana N. Becker (19), a resident of the 200 block of Morris Street, was charged with possession of CDS (marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was later released. 3/28 (9:12 am) William J. Dieterich 4th. (36), currently homeless, was arrested on Burlington Street at Bergen by Ptl. Shea O’Donnell. He was charged with defiant trespass and possession of CDS (synthetic marijuana) before being released. 3/28 (3:00 pm) A resident of Jefferson Avenue reported sometime during the day, her vehicle was vandalized while parked in the parking lot of Gloucester City High School. The investigation is ongoing. 3/28 (10:04 pm) Ptl. Mike Calzonetti and K9 Blitz stopped a female on Broadway at King Street due to the fact she was walking down the center of Broadway, obstructing traffic. Further investigation resulted in the arrest of Patricia A. Granger (56), a resident of Camden. She was arrested on warrants from Camden City and Gloucester City and additionally charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. She was later released on bail. 3/29 (2:32 pm) Kaila E. Hill (28), a resident of Cedarwood Avenue, was arrested on Market Street at St. Mary Street by Ptl. Shea O’Donnell and Tim Ryder. She was arrested on warrants from Gloucester City and additionally charged with possession of CDS (heroin). She was later released on bail. 3/29 (6:32 pm) A car stop on Broadway at Essex Street conducted by Ptl. Don Fager III resulted in the arrest of the driver, David L. Zagami (43), a resident of Philadelphia. He was arrested on a warrant from Palmyra and later released on bail. In addition, officers made (43) traffic stops, (354) property/business checks and (13) school visits. Officers made (16) arrests, responded to (13) domestic disputes, impounded (1) abandoned vehicles and managed (362) calls for service between March 23rd. and March 29th.

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH March 29, 2018 On March 29, 2018 at 6:47 am officers responded to the 400 block of Walnut Avenue for a reported vehicle crash. Upon arrival, a vehicle was found on the front yard of a residence, on fire. The driver resisted officer’s attempts to remove him from the vehicle and once he was moved away from the vehicle, he lost consciousness. It was determined that he was experiencing an overdose and was administered one dose of Naloxone by Ptl. Ben McKinney. The driver regained consciousness and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. Fuel leaking from the vehicle to the street was ignited by the fire and two additional vehicles were damaged as well. The fire was extinguished by GCFD personnel and no other injuries were reported. The driver, Shawn D. Durkin (26), a resident of Hammonton, was arrested and charged with DWI and several other traffic offenses.

Due to a vehicle crash on Walnut Avenue, the school bus pick up location at Walnut and Oriental has been moved to Walnut and Thompson for the morning pick-ups.

MEDIA RELEASE March 27, 2018 Distracted Driving Enforcement and Education Campaign UDrive. UText. UPay. to be carried out locally from April 1 – April 21, 2018 (GLOUCESTER CITY) -- Law enforcement officers from the Gloucester City Police Department will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s UDrive. UText. UPay. enforcement campaign. Beginning April 1 and running through April 21, the high visibility law enforcement initiative will target motorists who engage in dangerous distracted driving behaviors such as talking on hand-held cell phones and sending text messages while driving. “Distracted driving is possibly the most serious safety issue on our roadways today,” said Gary Poedubicky, Acting Director of the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety. "The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that in 2015 alone, 3,477 people were killed in distracted driving crashes and an estimated 391,000 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver.” In New Jersey, driver inattention was listed as a contributing circumstance in 52 percent of the state’s crashes in 2015. Driver inattention was in fact listed as a contributing factor in crashes at a rate nine times higher than that of the next highest contributing factor (speed). The campaign is being carried out during the month of April, which the National Safety Council has designated as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The New Jersey campaign is modeled after similar successful high visibility enforcement programs such as Click It or Ticket and Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.

CRIME REPORT March 23, 2018 3/16 (6:00 am) A resident of the 100 block of Princeton Avenue reported sometime overnight, an unknown vehicle struck his parked vehicle causing damage. The investigation is ongoing. 3/17 (8:06 am) Ptl. Sean Gartland respond to a residence in the 400 block of Somerset Street for a reported overdose. Upon arrival, the (33) year old female resident of Sewell was found unconscious and not breathing. Ptl. Gartland administered one dose of Naloxone and the female regained consciousness. She was transported to an area hospital for treatment. 3/17 (9:25 am) A traffic stop on King Street at Cumberland conducted by Ptl. Sean Gartland resulted in the arrest of the driver, Janeliz A. Ruiz (25), a resident of the 200 block of S. King Street. She was arrested on warrants from Collingswood and Gloucester City. She was additionally charged with driving on a suspended license before being lodged in Camden County Jail. 3/17 (2:47 pm) Ptl. Keith Wall was called to Rt. 130 at Market Street for a crash involving two vehicles. Two injuries were reported. 3/17 (7:49 pm) A traffic stop on Broadway at Jersey Avenue conducted by Cpl. Bill Johnson resulted in the arrest of the driver, John D. Jones (50), a resident of Woodbury. He was arrested for D.W.I. and additionally charged with driving on a suspended license. He was later released to a family member. 3/18 (2:50 am) Officers were dispatched to S. Burlington Street at Ridgeway for a reported fight involving two males. Upon arrival, the males were not fighting and stated the matter had been resolved. No further action was taken. 3/19 (7:53 am) Ptl. Ben McKinney was called to Holt Logistics for a crash involving two tractor trailers. No injuries were reported. 3/19 (1:00 pm) Ptl. George Spingler responded to Royal Farms on Rt. 130 for a reported shoplifting. Upon arrival, it was determined the theft occurred at approximately 5:05 am on that date and three males stole a quantity of Red Bull energy drink. Surveillance video was obtained and the investigation is ongoing. 3/19 (3:15 pm) A resident of the 200 block of Orlando Avenue reported her parked vehicle was struck at approximately 10:30 pm on March 17th. The investigation is ongoing. 3/19 (7:50 pm) A traffic stop on Broadway at Hudson Street conducted by Cpl. Bill Lessig resulted in the arrest of the driver, Alex J. Deleon (31), a resident of the 400 block of Hudson Street. He was arrested on a warrant from Camden City and additionally charged with driving on a suspended license. He was later released on bail. 3/20 (5:04 pm) Ptl. Ben McKinney was called to the 1400 block of Rt. 130 for a crash involving four vehicles. One injury was reported. 3/21 (1:29 pm) A traffic stop in the parking lot of the Budget Motel conducted by Ptl. Sean Gartland and Barb Kane resulted in the arrest of the driver, Sarah E. Barger (25), a resident of Bellmawr. She was arrested on a warrant from Mt. Ephraim and additionally charged with possession of CDS (crack cocaine) and driving on a suspended license. She was later released on bail. 3/21 (2:02 pm) Ptl. Greg Coxe responded to Essex Street at Railroad Avenue for a crash involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported. 3/22 (12:46 pm) Ptl. Sean Gartland was called to Rt. 130 at Market Street for a hit and run crash involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported and the investigation is ongoing. 3/22 (2:15 pm) Frank J. Valianti (39), a resident of Brooklawn, was arrested on Cumberland Street at the railroad by Sgt. Jim Little on a warrant from Camden City. He was later released on bail. 3/22 (6:28 pm) Ptl. Don Fager III was called to Holt Logistics for a crash involving two tractor trailers. No injuries were reported. 3/22 (6:55 pm) Ptl. Blaise O’Donnell and K9 Demo responded to a vacant residence in the 300 block of Powell Street for a found burglary. Upon arrival, it was determined a basement window had been pushed in. The investigation is ongoing. In addition, officers made (37) traffic stops, (246) property/business checks and (12) school visits. Officers made (7) arrests, responded to (2) domestic disputes, impounded (2) abandoned vehicles and managed (270) calls for service between March 16th and March 22nd.

We extend our condolences to Sgt. Gosewisch, his family and the CCSO during this time.

********** FOUND DOG ********** The dog shown in the photo was found today on Market Street at 5th. Street and picked up by Animal Control. If anyone recognizes this dog please call (856) 456-0900.

CRIME REPORT March 16, 2018 3/9 (3:00 pm) Cpl. Bill Johnson was called to the parking lot of Wawa on Market Street for a crash involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported. 3/9 (3:50 pm) Cpl. Bill Johnson was called to Collings Avenue at Essex Street for a crash involving three vehicles. No injuries were reported and the driver that caused the crash fled from the scene prior to arrival. The investigation is ongoing, 3/9 (6:54 pm) Ptl. Mike Calzonetti and K9 Blitz responded to the 100 block of Oxford Avenue for a report of a suspicious occupied vehicle. Upon arrival, Ptl. Calzonetti located the vehicle, occupied by two males. Further investigation resulted in the arrest of the driver, Joshua Arroyo (25), a resident of Merchantville. He was charged with possession of marijuana and later released. 3/9 (7:00 pm) Sgt. Bill Eller was called to the 500 block of Cumberland Street for a hit and run crash that occurred sometime overnight. The investigation is ongoing. 3/9 (7:52 pm) Ptl. Don Fager III was called to Rt. 130 at Klemm Avenue for a crash involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported. 3/10 (1:46 am) Robert M. Sharp (34), a resident of the 200 block of Morris Street was arrested at the Citgo Gas Station on Broadway by Ptl. John Bryszewski on warrants from Riverside and Camden. He was later released on bail. 3/10 (10:05 pm) Officers responded to Jalapeno’s Bar and Grill on Jersey Avenue for a reported fight between several females. Upon arrival, the victim was at the scene and found to have minor injuries. The other females involved who had left the scene were identified and assault charges were signed. 3/11 (9:28 am) Cpl. Bill Lessig was called to Monmouth Street at N. Burlington Street for a crash involving two vehicles. On injury was reported. 3/11 (6:41 pm) Ptl. Ben McKinney responded to a residence in the 700 block of Market Street for a reported overdose. Upon arrival, the (48) year old male resident was found unconscious and not breathing. Ptl. McKinney administered one dose of Naloxone and the male regained consciousness. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment. 3/11 (6:54 pm) Ptl. George Spingler was called to the parking lot of CVS for a report of a male dancing around the parking lot who appeared to be under the influence. Further investigation resulted in the arrest of Joshua O. Mobley (31), a resident of Sicklerville. He was arrested on warrants from Gloucester City, Brooklawn and Bellmawr and additionally charged with possession of CDS (cocaine and heroin) and possession of a hypodermic syringe. He was later released on bail. 3/12 (12:35 pm) DSgt. Carl DePoder stopped a car on Essex Street at Collings Avenue for a traffic violation which led to the arrest of the driver. Daison D. Long (23), a resident of Camden, was arrested on a warrant from Gloucester City and additionally charged with driving on a suspended license. He was later released on bail. 3/12 (6:22 pm) Ptl. Blaise O’Donnell and K9 Demo were called to Hudson Street at N. Sussex Street for a hit and run crash that occurred sometime overnight. The investigation is ongoing. 3/13 (1:35 am) Ptl. Bob Saunders III responded to a residence on Elmwood Avenue for a reported overdose. Upon arrival, the (39) year old male Woodbury resident was found unconscious and not breathing. Ptl. Saunders III administered one dose of Naloxone and EMS personnel administered a second dose before the male regained consciousness. The male refused further medical treatment. 3/13 (7:20 am) Ptl. Sean Gartland was called to Rt. 130 at Market Street for a crash involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported. 3/13 (12:09 am) Ptl. Greg Coxe responded to a residence in the 1000 block of Market Street for a reported car burglary. Upon arrival, the owner reported sometime overnight, someone entered her unlocked vehicle and ransacked the interior. Nothing was reported missing at this time and the investigation is ongoing. 3/13 (7:05 pm) Ptl. Blaise O’Donnell and K9 Demo stopped a car on Broadway at Mercer Street for a traffic violation. Further investigation resulted in the arrest of a passenger in the car. Sienna L. Myers-Smith (22), a resident of Westville, was arrested on a warrant from Camden City and additionally charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. She was later released on bail. 3/13 (7:36 pm) Ptl. Sean Saunders and Sgt. Ken Iepson stopped a car on Broadway at Bergen Street for a traffic violation. Further investigation resulted in the arrest of the driver. Melisa S. Panzer (38), a resident of Newfield, was charged with possession of a hypodermic syringe and driving on a suspended license. She was later released. 3/14 (3:06 pm) Sgt. Ken Iepson stopped a pedestrian on Broadway at Passaic Street for a traffic violation, resulting in the arrest of Edward R. Vincent (39), a resident of the 500 block of Essex Street. He was arrested on a warrant from Mantua Twp. and additionally charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. He was later released on bail. 3/14 (7:33 pm) Ptl. Sean Saunders and Tim Ryder stopped a pedestrian on Hudson Street at N. Sussex for a traffic violation. Further investigation led to the arrest of Nicholas S. Macauley (20), a resident of the 300 block of Hudson Street. He was arrested on warrants from Middle Twp. and Hammonton and additionally charged with possession of CDS (synthetic marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was later released on bail. 3/15 (1:23 pm) Brian A. Meyer (28), a resident of Monroe Twp. was arrested on Collings Avenue at Essex Street by Det. Keith O’Donnell on a warrant from the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Department. He was lodged in Camden County Jail. 3/15 (4:20 pm) Ptl. Don Fager III stopped a bicyclist on Essex Street at Collings Avenue for a traffic violation. Anderson J. Baker (25), a resident of Camden, was subsequently arrested on warrants from Camden City and Bellmawr and later released. 3/15 (4:17 pm) Ptl. Mike Calzonetti and K9 Blitz responded to a residence on Memorial Avenue for a report of an assault. Upon arrival, the male resident stated he told the driver of a van to slow down in his neighborhood and the driver got out of his van and punched him in the back of the head. The male was not injured and the investigation is ongoing. 3/15 (7:17 pm) Ptl. George Spingler stopped a car on N. Broadway at Morris Street for a traffic violation. Further investigation led to the arrest of a passenger, Raphael E. Baylor (32), a resident of Pennsauken. He was arrested on a warrant from Winslow Twp. and additionally charged with possession of CDS (heroin and marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was later released on bail. 3/15 (8:35 pm) Patricia A. Granger (56), a resident of Camden, was arrested on Broadway at N. King Street by Ptl. Ben McKinney on warrants from Gloucester City. She was later released on bail. 3/15 (10:12 pm) Edward W. Hansen (35), a resident of Collingswood, was arrested on Rt. 130 at Market Street by Ptl. John Bryszewski on warrants from Camden City, East Greenwich and Deptford. He was later released on bail. In addition, officers made (57) traffic stops, (264) property/business checks and (13) school visits. Officers made (16) arrests, responded to (9) domestic disputes, impounded (2) abandoned vehicles and managed (361) calls for service between March 9th and March 15st.

NARCOTICS DISTRIBUTION ARREST March 9, 2018 On March 8, 2018 at 2:41 pm Ptl. Tim Ryder and Sgt. Ken Iepson observed a suspicious occupied vehicle parked in the 200 block of Somerset Street. Further investigation resulted in the arrest of the driver, Jabriel Rosa (35), a resident of Camden. He was found in possession of (34) bags of heroin, (47) bags of crack cocaine, (3) jars of marijuana and a large amount of U.S. currency. Collins was charged with possession of CDS (heroin, crack cocaine and marijuana), possession with intent to distribute, distribution within 1000 feet of a school and distribution within 500 feet of a public park. The currency was seized as proceeds from narcotics sales. He was additionally charged with driving without a license before being lodged in Camden County Jail. A passenger in the vehicle, Neil J. Collins (41), a resident of that block, was arrested on a warrant from Gloucester City. He was later released on bail.

CRIME REPORT March 9, 2018 3/2 (9:09 am) Ptl. Sean Gartland was called to Holt Logistics for a crash involving two tractor trailers. No injuries were reported. 3/2 (7:39 am) Ptl. Bob Saunders III responded to the Budget Motel on Rt. 130 for a report of a stolen vehicle. Further investigation determined a male resident from Camden brought another male and female to the motel after spending the night at a bar in Camden. When he woke later in the morning, the male and female were gone, along with his vehicle. The vehicle was recover in Camden on March 8th. 3/2 (12:48 pm) The owner of a rental property in the 200 block of Jersey Avenue reported a former tenant vandalized the interior of the apartment after he had been evicted. Complaints were signed. 3/2 (1:48 pm) Ptl. Sean Gartland was called to the unit block of S. Burlington Street for a crash involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported. 3/3 (7:30 pm) Ptl. Greg Coxe was called to Collings Avenue at Essex Street for a crash involving one vehicle. Further investigation resulted in the arrest of the driver, Vince Smith (32), a resident of Camden. He was charged with DWI, possession of CDS (marijuana) and several traffic violations. He was later released. 3/3 (9:00 am) A resident of Egg Harbor Twp. reported his vehicle was struck sometime overnight while parked in the 300 block of Walnut Avenue. The investigation is ongoing. 3/4 (7:32 pm) A resident of the 200 block of Rosalind Avenue reported sometime during the previous week, his unlocked vehicle was burglarized and loose change was stolen. 3/5 (3:00 pm) Robert F. McNally Jr. (34), a resident of the 500 block of S. Broadway, was arrested on N. Broadway at Plum Street by Det. Keith O’Donnell and DSgt. Carl DePoder on a warrant from Gloucester City. He was additionally charged with possession of CDS (heroin) and later released on bail. 3/5 (4:58 pm) Ptl. Mike Calzonetti and K9 Blitz were called to Johnson Blvd. at Nicholson Road for a crash involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported. 3/6 (3:35 pm) A pedestrian stop on Broadway at Cumberland Street conducted by Ptl. Don Fager III and Sean Saunders resulted in the arrest of Brittany Mulholland (31), a resident of Bellmawr. She was found to be a fugitive from justice wanted in Gloucester County and additionally charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of hypodermic syringes. She was lodged in Camden County Jail. 3/6 (3:31 pm) A traffic stop on Collings Avenue at Essex Street conducted by Ptl. Tim Ryder resulted in the arrest of Kelly A. Hemphill (55), a resident of the unit block of S. Burlington Street. She was arrested on a warrant from Cherry Hill and additionally charged with driving on a suspended license. She was later released on bail. 3/6 (3:31 pm) April R. Springer (26), a resident of the unit block of S. Burlington Street, was arrested on Collings Avenue at Essex Street by Ptl. Tim Ryder on a warrant from West Deptford. She was later released on bail. 3/6 (2:30 pm) A resident of Temple Avenue reported his bicycle was stolen while locked to a pole on Broadway at Monmouth Street. The investigation is ongoing. 3/6 (1:26 pm) Ptl. Don Fager III was called to Rt. 130 at Market Street for a crash involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported. 3/6 (6:01 pm) Ptl. Ben McKinney was called to Rt. 130 at Market Street for a crash involving three vehicles. No injuries were reported. 3/6 (8:09 pm) Kristina Kaelin (27), a resident of the 500 block of Middlesex Street, was arrested on N. Filmore Street at Essex by Ptl. George Spingler on warrants from Gloucester City, Camden City and West Deptford. She was later released on bail. 3/7 (3:57 pm) Ptl. Bob Saunders III responded to Dollar General on S. Broadway for a reported shoplifting. Further investigation resulted with the arrest of Catherine D. Buck (36), a resident of the 100 block of N. Broadway. She was arrested on a warrant from Camden City and additionally charged with shoplifting. She was later released on bail. 3/8 (11:00 am) Ptl. Bob Saunders III responded to Royal Farms on Rt. 130 for a reported shoplifting. Further investigation revealed a female left the store with a pack of Tastykake item without paying. A description of the female was obtained and the investigation is ongoing. In addition, officers made (26) traffic stops, (252) property/business checks and (12) school visits. Officers made (12) arrests, responded to (9) domestic disputes, impounded (3) abandoned vehicle and managed (288) calls for service between March 2nd and March 8st.

The owner has been located. Thank you for all the shares LOST DOG Female mixed breed found at Heritage’s. The dog is wearing a yellow collar and a choker chain.