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Sunday, April 8, 2018

Galloway Man Charged with DWI and Assault by Auto after Crashing Car into Building

On April 6, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Galloway Township Police responded to 300 E. White Horse Pike (The Amera Gas Station) for the report of a vehicle that had crashed into a building.  

Upon arrival at the accident scene, police located a 2016 Ford F150 pickup truck wedged into a structure on the rear of the property.  The initial investigation reveals that as the vehicle was being operated by Douglas Kane, 35 of Galloway, as it traveled through a stop sign on 6th Avenue, crossed over a curb, and hit several traffic signs before going airborne and crashing into the building. 

Galloway Police Blotter March 25 - 31, 2018

Galloway Township Police responded to 953 calls for service during March 25, 2018 through March 31, 2018.

Additional statistics include: 2 Burglaries, 0 Vehicle Burglaries, 24 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 139 Tickets issued, 1 Driving While Intoxicated, 27 Arrests, 14 Domestic Violence, 17 Fire Calls, 107 EMS Calls and 0 Juvenile calls.
Burglaries: 
600 Block of S. New York Rd.
Navajo Ct.                                                       
Vehicle Burglaries: None

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Galloway Man Charged with DUI, Reckless Driving in Motor Vehicle Collision

On April 2, 2018 at 5:15 p.m., Galloway Township Police responded to a motor vehicle collision located on US Route 9 at the intersection of Biscayne Avenue.
According to Police, a Chevy Equinox, operated by Kyle Francis, 32 of Galloway, was traveling north on S. New York Road when it passed a series of vehicles in a no passing zone.  
The Equinox struck the driver’s side of the Nissan Sentra as it turned left off of S. New York Road and onto Biscayne Avenue. As a result of the crash, Michael Cramer, 40 of Galloway, was transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center – Mainland Campus for non life-threatening injuries. 

Friday, March 30, 2018

Galloway Police Blotter March 18 - 24, 2018

Galloway Township Police responded to 961 calls for service during March 18, 2018 through March 24, 2018.

Additional statistics include: 3 Burglaries, 0 Vehicle Burglaries, 25 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 81 Tickets issued, 2 Driving While Intoxicated, 32 Arrests, 6 Domestic Violence, 28 Fire Calls, 98 EMS Calls and 0 Juvenile calls.
Burglaries: 
600 Block of S. New York Rd.
300 Block of E. Arbutus Ave.
500 Holly Brook Dr.                                                      
Vehicle Burglaries: None

Galloway Police Crack Down on Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving Enforcement and Education Campaign 
UDrive. UText. UPay. 
to be carried out locally from
April 1 – April 21, 2018

Galloway Twp.  -- Law enforcement officers from the Galloway Township 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.
 
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