Friday, August 1, 2014

Galloway Township Police Blotter July 20 - 26, 2014

Galloway Township Police responded to 834 calls for service during July 20, 2014 through July 26, 2014.

Additional statistics include: 4 Burglaries, 13 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 55 Tickets issued, 3 Driving While Intoxicated, 38 Arrests, 11 Domestic Violence, 9 Fire Calls, 77 EMS Calls and 0 Juvenile calls.

7/20 E. White Horse Pike 
7/20 S. New York Rd 
7/25 W. White Horse Pike 
7/26 Buck Drive 

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Search Warrant on Liberty Court Results in Arrest of Galloway Man on Drug Charges

On July 30, 3014 Galloway Township Police and members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office conducted a search warrant on a residence located on Liberty Court in the Club III development of Galloway Township. 

The search ending a two (2) month investigation into the distribution of illegal narcotics from a residence. Sherwood Cross, 36, of Galloway was arrested and lodged in the Atlantic County Jail Facility in lieu of $75,000.00 bail. 

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Driver of Tractor Truck Dies in Crash on the Black Horse Pike

On July 30, 2014 at 7:32 am the Township of Hamilton Police Department responded to Route 322 between Weymouth Rd and Malaga Rd for a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival the initial responding officers located an overturned truck.

Investigation revealed a 1998 Volvo tractor truck owned by Palmisano Delivery Service Inc. of Egg Harbor Township, NJ was traveling westbound on Route 322. The truck crossed over the eastbound lanes and traveled up an embankment on the shoulder of the road. The truck then struck several trees and overturned on the eastbound shoulder.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

UPDATED: Mays Landing Man Convicted of Child Abuse, Sexual Assault and Lewdness

MAYS LANDING – A Pennsylvania man was convicted Friday of the abuse of two child victims in 2010, including the sexual assault of a 17-year-old boy, and the performance of indecent and unlawful sexual acts in the presence of a 12-year-old boy, County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced today.
On Friday, July 25, 2014, Atlantic County Superior Court Judge Albert Garofolo found John S. Poston, 47, of the 2000 block of Slocum Road, Mountain Top, PA, guilty of six (6) criminal counts, including (3) crimes committed against the 17-year-old:

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Northfield Police Candidly Address Concerns About Deteriorating Conditions; PBA Members Requested to Appear at Tuesdays Council Meeting

Members of the Northfield Police Department have enlisted the help of their own Mainland PBA Local #77 to garner support in what is described as a deteriorating Police Department. 
The Police Department also addresses concerns regarding the current Mayor's decision to cancel National Night out. 
According to an email we obtained the Northfield Police Department has requested Ray Theriault, President of the Mainland PBA Local #77 to disseminate a letter to all members of the Local PBA. 

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Second Tort Claim Notice Filed Against Township After Fatal Accident in Galloway

On May 30, 2014, a Tort Claim Notice was filed against the State of New Jersey, Atlantic County and the Township of Galloway by Cape May Court House based Attorney Robert S. Sandman of Hankin, Sandman Palladino & Weintrob Law Firm. 

The Tort Claim Notice was filed on behalf of Anna & Howard Jordan of Galloway Township, following an accident that claimed Anna Jordan's friend's life, Elizabeth Torpey on March 19, 2014 in Galloway Township.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Grand Jury Indicts Three Individuals with Welfare Fraud; One Impersonated a Law Enforcement Officer

MAYS LANDING – Atlantic County Grand Juries indicted three defendants today for separate and independently committed acts of welfare fraud, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced today.
The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Financial Crimes Unit and the Atlantic County Department of Family & Community Development—Division of Fraud Investigations successfully conducted three separate investigations over a period of 18 months, that led to the indictments this month of all three defendants for collecting welfare benefits to which they were not entitled.
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