Monday, March 30, 2015

Breaking News: Galloway Police Officer Charged with Aggravated Assault

Officer Ray Glick
Galloway Police have confirmed that Galloway Township Police Officer Ray Glick has been charged with aggravated assault. The circumstances surrounding the charges have not yet been released. 

Police stated a press release regarding the arrest is forthcoming. 

Lt. Donna Higbee did confirm that Glick has since submitted his paperwork for resignation and intent to retire separately from the charges.  

Check back for details as this story continues to develop.

Fire and Multiple 9-1-1 Calls Responded to by Galloway Police, Fire & EMS

At 12:21 PM Galloway Township Police Communications received a 9-1-1 call reporting a structure fire at Lucky Nails located at 45 S. New York Road.  A second 9-1-1 call was then received of another structure fire in the 100 block of Mattix Run.

The Oceanville, Port Republic, and Pomona fire companies responded with Galloway Police to the New York Road fire.  A camp stove being used inside the building set the surrounding contents of a room on fire.  The sprinkler system was activated and the building sustained smoke and water damage.  An investigation by Galloway Township Fire Marshal Ron Garbutt and Ofc. Bill Schroer determined the fire to be accidental in nature.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Somerdale Man Guilty of Two Robberies in Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING – An Atlantic County jury returned a guilty verdict against a Somerdale man yesterday, in connection with robberies committed at two Atlantic City businesses in 2014, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
Yesterday, March 25, 2015, after a 3-day trial, an Atlantic County jury found James R. Stewart, 27, of the 900 block of Sunset Drive, Somerdale, NJ, guilty of a 1st degree and a 2nd degree Robbery, for threatening the use a firearm in the course of committing thefts at a Pacific Avenue deli on Pacific Avenue, and minutes later at a gas station 11⁄2 blocks away.
At 8:57 p.m. on January 31, 2014, Atlantic City police responded to the Sunoco station at 2507 Atlantic Avenue after receiving a 9-1-1 call of a robbery-in-progress. En route to the call a responding police unit was flagged down by a citizen and told that the “gas station is being robbed.”

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Atlantic City Man Identified in Deadly Shooting

ATLANTIC CITY – An Atlantic City man died last night, the apparent victim of a shooting, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
Last night, March 25, 2015, at 11:15 p.m., Atlantic City police responded to Magellan Avenue as a result of a call to 9-1-1. Upon arrival, they found a man lying dead on the 2000 block of Magellan Avenue, the apparent victim of gunshot wounds.
The victim has been identified as Leon Garrison, 32, of North Massachusetts Avenue, Atlantic City. He was pronounced dead at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center—City Division at 11:42 p.m. Next-of-kin have been notified. An autopsy is pending.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Galloway Police Blotter March 15 - 21, 2015

Galloway Township Police responded to 891 calls for service during March 15, 2015 through March 21, 2015.

Additional statistics include: 0 Burglaries, 21 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 142 Tickets issued, 0 Driving While Intoxicated, 19 Arrests, 16 Domestic Violence, 22 Fire Calls, 90 EMS Calls and 0 Juvenile calls.

Nicholas O Anderson, 27, of EHC was arrested and charged with Fugitive from Justice by Ofc James Mullholland on March 15, 2015.
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