Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Galloway Police Warn Residents of NJ American Water Scam

On March 4, 2015 at approximately 2:00 p.m., the Galloway Township Police Department responded to a residence on the 300 block of Pitney Road in reference to the report of a burglary.  

Upon arrival, patrol met with the 89 year old home owner who indicated that around 2:00 PM his doorbell rang and one male and one female were standing at his front door.  

The individuals identified themselves as employees of the water company and stated that due to the cold weather, they were checking on elderly residents to make sure the pipes in their home were not frozen.  

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Attempted Car Stop Leads to Chase; Several Drivers Arrested and Large Quantity of Drugs Found

On March 2, 2015 at approximately 11:02 PM Sergeant Matt Landicini and Patrolman Pat Aiken were traveling north on St. Louis Avenue when a Silver Buick ran the stop sign at Arago Street and St. Louis Avenue almost colliding with their patrol car.  

The Officers attempted to initiate a motor vehicle stop at which point the vehicle failed to pull over and continued north on St. Louis Avenue for several blocks before coming to a stop at Campe Street.  

As officers approached the vehicle they observed the driver, later identified as Harold Miller, 33-year-old male from Atlantic City quickly open his door, throw his feet out the door, pull an item from his waistband and attempt to flee on foot.  

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Two Men Dead After Early Morning Shooting in Absecon

ABSECON – Two men died as a result of a shooting this morning at an Absecon Boulevard motel/hotel, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
Today, March 1, 2015 at 4:58 a.m., in response to a 9-1-1 call, Absecon Police officers responded to the Red Roof Inn on East Absecon Boulevard.
Upon arrival, police found two men dead inside the hotel of apparent gunshot wounds. The victims have been identified as Diante Owen, 22, of Pleasantville, and Gerald Alvarez, 22, of Mays Landing.

Folsom Man Sentenced to 30-years in Prison for Murder

MAYS LANDING – A Folsom man was sentenced this morning for the 2013 stabbing death of the 30-year-old woman with whom he lived, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced today.
Darrin K. Plumlee, 45, of 105 Lenape Terrace, Folsom Boro, was sentenced today by Atlantic County Superior Court Judge Michael A. Donio, to 24 years in New Jersey State Prison for killing 30-year-old Merry Abernathy, of the same address.
At approximately 8:00 a.m. on Friday, April 12, 2013, New Jersey State Police responded to 105 Lenape Terrace, Folsom. Upon arrival, they discovered the body of Merry Abernathy inside the home, dead of multiple stab wounds.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Egg Harbor City Man Charged with Manslaughter for Striking Man that Caused his Death

PLEASANTVILLE – An Egg Harbor City man was charged with manslaughter yesterday for striking a 30-year-old Absecon man in a parking lot in Pleasantville on February 15th, causing the man’s death in the hospital 3 days later, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
On Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at approximately 9:49 p.m., Pleasantville Police responded with emergency medical responders to an 800 block North Main Street business parking lot. Upon arrival, officers found Kyle Athill, 30, of Absecon, NJ, lying unconscious on the ground.
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