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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Galloway Man Arrested for Multiple Burglaries in Absecon

On Thursday August 27th 2015, the Absecon Police Department received a call for a discovered burglary and theft on New York Avenue. 

After an investigation, it was discovered that the accused subject was Scott M. Boucher, 30, of Galloway Township. Boucher was arrested that day by Detective Mitch Levin and charged with burglary and theft. 

He was later transported to the Atlantic County Justice Facility. 

Monday, August 31, 2015

UPDATED: Pedestrian Struck and Killed on White Horse Pike, Galloway

UPDATED: The pedestrian accident victim has been positively identified as Melissa A. Kriss of Galloway Township, NJ. 

On August 31, 2015 at 4:32 p.m., Galloway Township Police responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. According to Police the collision occurred on the White Horse Pike (US Route 30) and Sixth Avenue in Galloway Township.
The vehicle, a 2006 Nissan Altima, driven by Steven Mills, 46, of Pleasantville was traveling east on Rt. 30, when his vehicle struck a pedestrian. 
The pedestrian, who has not been identified pending notification of next of kin, was pronounced deceased on the scene. 
The road was closed for approximately three (3) hours while Police investigated the scene. No summonses have been issued as the investigation is still ongoing.
Galloway Twp. Ambulance Squad, AtlantiCare Medics, New Jersey Medical Examiner’s Office, Stockton Police Dept., Absecon Police Dept., NJ State Police, NJDOT assisted in the accident scene.
Galloway Township Ptl. K. Costa #86 and Ptl. R. Gorneau #95 are the investigating Officers. 
Witnesses please contact Ptl. K. Costa @ 609-652-3705 ext. 086 or Ptl. R. Gorneau @ 609-652-3705 ext. 095

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Local Barber Shop Robbed; Police Search for Suspect

On Saturday August 29, 2015 at approximately 3:50 pm, the Absecon Police Department responded to a robbery at 129 New Jersey Avenue (Olivia’s Barber Shop). 

The witnesses advised that a white male standing at approximately six foot three inches with a skinny build, wearing a beige baseball cap, blond curly hair, a black hoodie, black sunglasses, and dark colored pants entered the store through the front door and immediately reached over the counter grabbing the cash draw. 

The male proceeded to take the draw and fled the store on foot. The male was last seen running north in the wooded area towards the cemetery on church street. 

Friday, August 28, 2015

Guns, Drugs Seized from Egg Harbor Township Home; Charges Filed

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - A narcotics investigation resulted in the arrest of an Egg Harbor Township man and the seizure of heroin, Fentanyl and two (2) assault rifles, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced today.

On August 26, 2015 the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 114 Tiffany Lane in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey as the result of a month long heroin distribution investigation.

As a result of the arrest and subsequent search, authorities seized two assault rifles, 1242 bags of heroin, Fentanyl, drug paraphernalia and cutting agents. The estimated street value of the seized heroin is approximately $10,000. 

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Galloway Police Blotter August 16 - August 22, 2015

Galloway Township Police responded to 747 calls for service during August 16, 2015 through August 22, 2015.

Additional statistics include: 3 Burglaries, 22 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 72 Tickets issued, 2 Driving While Intoxicated, 19 Arrests, 11 Domestic Violence, 10 Fire Calls, 19 EMS Calls and 0 Juvenile calls.

Burglaries:  
200 Block of E. Waveland Ave.
100 Block of Mohave Dr. 
700 Block of Ravenwoods Dr.
 
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