Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Atlantic County Prosecutor Drops Sexual Assault Charges Against NY Police Officer

ATLANTIC CITY – The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has dismissed criminal charges against one of two men charged in connection with a 2014 sexual assault in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
The charges issued in Atlantic City on October 7, 2014 against Andrei Torres, 34, of New York, for aggravated sexual assault and sexual assault alleged to have been committed at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City on April 24, 2014, were administratively dismissed by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office last Friday, May 22, 2015.

Police Investigating Circumstances at Casino Involving Infant Medical Emergency

ATLANTIC CITY – Law enforcement is investigating the circumstances that led to an infant being transported from an Atlantic City casino hotel to a hospital Monday evening in critical condition, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
Atlantic City Police and emergency medical services responded to the Bally’s Atlantic Hotel and Casino on Monday evening, May 25, 2015, at approximately 7:30 p.m. for a report of an infant having difficulty breathing. The 2-month-old child—whose identity is not being released—was airlifted to Children Hospital of Philadelphia, in critical condition.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Three Candidates Vie for Chief of Police in Galloway Township

Chief Patrick Moran
Promotional process is underway for the new Chief of Police as the current Chief of Police Patrick Moran is set to retire by the end of month. 

Candidates for the position of Chief are Captain Christopher Doyle, Lieutenant Donna Higbee and Lieutenant Joseph Picardi.

Higbee and Picardi were promoted to Lieutenant in January 2015. Higbee is the township’s first female police lieutenant.

Township Manager Susan Jacobucci has formed a committee that consists of members of Township Council, former manager Arch Liston, and a retired Police Chief who has not been named, all of which will begin the interview process and recommendation for the new Chief of Police. 

Galloway Police Blotter May 10 - 16, 2015

Galloway Township Police responded to 826 calls for service during May 10, 2015 through May 16, 2015.

Additional statistics include: 6 Burglaries, 18 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 61 Tickets issued, 2 Driving While Intoxicated, 23 Arrests, 15 Domestic Violence, 8 Fire Calls, 9 EMS Calls and 0 Juvenile calls.

1300 Block Aloe St.
400 Block Montrose Ln.
800 Block Fisher Creek Rd.
500 Block E. Brook Ln.
100 Block Patriots Ct.
500 Block Aloe St.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Galloway Township Police Blotter May 3 - 9, 2015

Galloway Township Police responded to 826 calls for service during May 3, 2015 through May 9, 2015.

Additional statistics include: 3 Burglaries, 23 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 84 Tickets issued, 0 Driving While Intoxicated, 21 Arrests, 21 Domestic Violence, 8 Fire Calls, 11 EMS Calls and 0 Juvenile calls.

300 block S. Cologne Ave.
70th block W. Jim Leeds Rd.
200 block Spring Mill Dr.
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