Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Somerdale Man Identified as Victim in Fatal Shooting in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY – A Somerdale, NJ, man was shot and killed late last night in Atlantic City, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Diane Ruberton announced.
In response to a 9-1-1 call, Atlantic City Police responded last night, Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at 9:19 p.m. to the area of South Carolina and Baltic Avenue, Atlantic City. Emergency medical responders were also dispatched to the scene.
Upon arrival, police found Kevin Ortiz, 20, of Somerdale, NJ, the apparent victim of a fatal shooting. Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit detectives responded to the scene.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Absegami Marching Braves to Host 35th Annual Indian Summer Band Competition

The Absegami High School Marching Braves, under the direction of Jon Porco, will host their 35th Annual Indian Summer Band Competition on Saturday, October 29, 2016. 
This US BANDS competition includes high school marching bands from Delran, Audubon, Hammonton, Lenape, Sterling, Williamstown, and Manchester High Schools. The competition will begin at 5 pm at the Absegami Stadium, Wrangleboro Road, in Galloway, NJ.  
Tickets are $12 for Adults, and $8 for Students and Seniors.  Step-off is at 5 pm and the gates open at 4:30 pm. 

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Galloway Police Blotter October 2 - 8, 2016

Galloway Township Police responded to 575 calls for service during October 2, 2016 through October 8, 2016.

Additional statistics include: 3 Burglaries, 1 Car Burglaries, 24 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 95 Tickets issued, 2 Driving While Intoxicated, 30 Arrests, 13 Domestic Violence, 3 Fire Calls, 18 EMS Calls and 2 Juvenile calls.

300 Block of Jimmie Leeds Rd.
200 Block of Jimmie Leeds Rd.
400 Xanthus Avenue
Vehicle Burglaries:
Cherokee Dr.    

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Mays Landing Man Convicted of Sexually Assaulting a Galloway Woman

MAYS LANDING – A 27-year-old Newark man was convicted yesterday of Aggravated Sexual Assault While Armed With a Weapon for the 2015 sexual assault of a Galloway Township woman, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Diane Ruberton announced.
On Thursday afternoon, October 13, 2016, at the conclusion of a 3-day trial, an Atlantic County Jury found Patric D. Reed-Price, 27, of 12th Street, Newark, NJ, guilty of six criminal counts, in connection with the July 10, 2015 sexual assault of a 31-year-old woman inside her Galloway Township home. Reed-Price was convicted of:
  •   Aggravated Sexual Assault While Armed With and Threatening to Use a Weapon—a crime of the 1st degree, 
  •  Terroristic Threats—a 3rd degree crime, 
  •  Criminal Trespass, for entering the dwelling of the victim—4th degree, 
  •  Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Knife)—4th degree, 
  •  Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose—3rd degree, and 
  •  Witness Tampering—a 3rd degree crime. 
On July 10, 2015 at 9:54 p.m., police officers of the Galloway Township Police Department responded to a home on South New York Road, Galloway Township, for a reported disturbance. Upon arrival, police heard a female screaming from inside the home, and located the female victim and Reed-Price inside the residence. 

Mullica Twp. Man Indicted for Murder in Shooting Death of Wife

MULLICA TWP – A Mullica Township man was indicted for murder, in connection with the shooting death of his wife at their home in 2014, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Diane Ruberton announced.
On May 26, 2014, at 9:24 a.m., the Mullica Township Police responded to 4901 Pleasant Mills Road for a 9-1-1 report of the shooting death of Lynn DeRosa, 57, of that address. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit also responded.
An autopsy performed on May 27, 2014 by Dr. Marianne Hamel, of the Southern Regional Medical Examiner’s Office, determined the cause of death to be a shotgun wound to the head, and the manner of death: homicide.
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