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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Atlantic City Man Charged with False Reports to Law Enforcement

ATLANTIC CITY – The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office charged an Atlantic City man with providing false information to law enforcement, in connection with his report that Atlantic City Police officers assaulted him last year, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
On November 9, 2015, Anthony J. Farnham, 55, of the 1400 block of Memorial Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ, reported to the Atlantic City Police Department that, during his arrest on August 24, 2015 in Atlantic City on an unrelated matter, he had been assaulted by responding Atlantic City police officers, alleging that one officer banged Farnham’s head several times against a vehicle.

Galloway Police Blotter May 8 - 14, 2016

Galloway Township Police responded to 750 calls for service during May 8, 2016 through May 14, 2016.

Additional statistics include: 4 Burglaries, 22 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 84 Tickets issued, 1 Driving While Intoxicated, 31 Arrests, 11 Domestic Violence, 1 Fire Calls, 22 EMS Calls and 0 Juvenile calls.
Burglaries: 
400 Block of Nectar Ave.
100 Block of Thoreau Terrace
200 Block of White Horse Pike
100 Block of Pomona Ave

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Two Arrested in Galloway After Burglary at The Budgetel Inn

Rodriguez and Thomas
On May 25, 2016 at 11:51 a.m.,the Galloway Township Police Department responded to The Budgetel Inn in reference to a report of a burglary that had just occurred.  

Upon police arrival, management from The Budgetel Inn reported that two subjects, later identified as David Rodriguez, 25 of Galloway, and David Thomas, 29 of Philadelphia, broke into the motel office and stole approximately $170 in cash.  

Management was able to provide police with video surveillance and a description of both suspects.  Management also relayed that both subjects may have attempted to check into The Econo Lodge which is also located on The White Horse Pike.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Galloway Resident Chris Johansen Appointed as Township Manager

Chris Johansen has been named the new Township Manager for Galloway Township. By a unanimous vote after a short closed session discussion, Council voted to appoint Johansen as Township Manager. 

Johansen will continue to serve as the Township's Tax Collector with the added responsibilities of Manager. Johansen will earn a salary of $30,000 as Township Manager on top of his Tax Collector's salary.   

Johansen replaces Susan Jacobucci who was terminated by the Township for cause. Johansen served in the capacity of Acting Manager for several months before this new appointment as Manager.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Galloway Police Crack Down on Unbuckled Motorist & Passengers


Seat Belt Enforcement and Education Campaign to be Conducted Locally as Part of Nationwide 
Click It or Ticket Mobilization May 23 – June 5, 2016

(Galloway) -- Law enforcement officers from the Galloway Township Police Department will be cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click it or Ticket” campaign.

Beginning May 23 and running through June 5, the annual initiative includes high visibility law enforcement seat belt checkpoints and saturation patrols, as well as local and national publicity designed to ensure that drivers and passengers recognize the life-saving value of seat belts.  
 
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