Friday, August 29, 2014

Egg Harbor City Police Blotter August 12 to August 25, 2014

Egg Harbor City Police have released their Police Blotter for the week of August 12, 2014 to August 25, 2014.  Arrests consist of contempt of court, burglary, and DWI.

Edgar Solorzano, 30, of Egg Harbor City was arrested by Sgt. Matt Landicini for taking a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent on August 12, 2014.

James Krauthause, 67, of Egg Harbor City was arrested by Sgt. Matt Landicini for burglary and defiant trespass on August 13, 2014.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Atlantic City Man Charged with Murder and Felony Possession of a Weapon

MAYS LANDING – An Atlantic City man has been charged with murder of a man who was found fatally shot in Atlantic City in January of this year, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
Omar Curry, 24, of the 100 Block of Rhode Island Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ was arrested yesterday in the 800 block of North Virginia Avenue as a result of an investigation conducted by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit in conjunction with the Atlantic City Police Department.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Breaking News: EHC Police Investigating Hit and Run on White Horse Pike

A pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle at approximately 8:11 p.m. on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 on the White Horse Pike near Lincoln Park in Egg Harbor City.
Apolinario Coloch-Gonzalez, 28, of Egg Harbor City, suffered significant injuries to his left arm. He was struck by a black, older style pick-up truck with a large trailer believed to be an open top landscape trailer.

Residents Assaulted in Home Invasion Robbery; Absecon Police Investigating

On Tuesday August 26, 2014 at approximately 12:30 a.m, Absecon Police Department was dispatched to Oyster Bay Road for a home invasion robbery in progress. 

The 9-1-1 caller reported that two black males had forced their way into their Oyster Bay Road apartment after the victim opened the front door, in response to the doorbell. 

Once inside, a male described as being a heavy set, black male wearing a tan shirt assaulted the male resident while a second black male entered the apartment. The second male was described as being younger with a thin build wearing an orange shirt. 

Absecon Police Dealing with Increase in Burglaries; Police Still Seek Suspects

On August 24, 2014 at approximately 4:00am the Sunoco Gas & Minimart- 471 White Horse Pike was burglarized. Police found the front of the building had been pried open and entry was made. 
Suspect entered and stole an undetermined amount of money from the register, cigarettes, and a box of Snickers candy bars. The business was closed at the time of the burglary. This case is still under investigation.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Galloway Mayor and Residents Plan to Attend Mondays School Board Meeting Over Tax Increase

After a heated discussion at Tuesday's Council Meeting, the next stop for many taxpayers will be on Monday, August 25th for the Galloway Township School Board Meeting. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. at the Middle School located at 101 S. Reeds Road.
Resident's planned a protest at the August 19th Council meeting which exceeded the Township's meeting room capacity, leaving many to wait outside and not have a chance for their voice to be heard. 
Mayor Don Purdy, who received notice of the planned protest on August 1st by Galloway Township News, told residents that showed at the meeting he didn't know or plan for the crowd that showed. 

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Absecon Police Investigating Burglary and Seek Help Identifying Suspect

The Absecon Police Department is investigating a burglary the occurred at approximately 9:00 p.m. on August 22, 2014 at the Shore Points Pools store located at 921White Horse Pike. 
The suspect is seen on video prying open a side door and entering the building after cutting the phone and cable lines outside of the business. Once inside, the suspect cut additional lines and forced open a safe. An undetermined amount of cash was taken. 
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