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.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Atlantic County Special Services School Bus Involved in Accident; Driver of Car Charged with Careless Driving

On Thursday, July 24, 2014 at approximately 3:16 p.m., the Galloway Township Police Department responded to the intersection of South Cologne Avenue and Aloe Street in reference to a motor vehicle accident involving a school bus.

Christopher Gillis 19, of Galloway was driving a 2000 Isuzu box truck and traveling east bound on Aloe Street.  Gillis approached the intersection with Cologne Avenue and initially stopped for the posted stop sign.  

Galloway Township Police Blotter July 13-19, 2014

Galloway Township Police responded to 840 calls for service during July 13, 2014 through July 19, 2014.

Additional statistics include: 5 Burglaries, 13 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 42 Tickets issued, 0 Driving While Intoxicated, 26 Arrests, 18 Domestic Violence, 33 Fire Calls, 83 EMS Calls and 0 Juvenile calls.

7/14 West Kennedy Ave 
7/16 Navajo Court 
7/16 Second Ave 
7/16 South English Creek Road 
7/17 Sussex Place 

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Large Quantity of Drugs Seized After Search Warrant Executed at Galloway Motel; Two Individuals Charged

On July 22, 2014 at approximately 6:00 p.m., Galloway Township were investigating the theft of prescription medication at the Quality Inn and Suites on the White Horse Pike in Galloway Township. 

While investigating, Galloway Police conducted a search warrant and seized a large quantity of Heroin, Crack Cocaine and Prescription Narcotics. 

Larry McWhite, 38 of Atlantic City and Cruz Sanabria, 35 of Pleasantville were arrested in connection with the theft in addition to multiple counts of Possession of CDS with intent to distribute. 

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Man Arrested for Unlawful Sexual Conduct with 16-year Female After Meeting Online

VENTNOR CITY – A Pennsylvania man who resided part-time in Ventnor was charged and arrested Friday for engaging in unlawful sexual conduct with a 16 year-old Cape May Courthouse female, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
After a five month-long joint investigation by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit, the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office, and the Middle Township Police Department, detectives of the Special Victims Unit arrested Marcus M. Beto, 29, of the 400 block of West Orange Avenue, Lititz, PA, on Friday evening, July 18, 2014.

Atlantic City Man Sentenced 18-Years for 2012 Shooting Death of AC Man

MAYS LANDING – An Atlantic City man was sentenced Friday in connection with the 2012 killing of another Atlantic City man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
On April 9, 2012, Atlantic City Police and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit responded to the 800 block of North Virginia Avenue, for the report of a shooting. Joseph Hurt, 32, of Atlantic City, was found dead behind a building, the victim of multiple gunshot wounds.
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