Thursday, May 25, 2017

Hammonton School District Employee Loses Appeal on Conviction of Lewdness

MAYS LANDING – The conviction in municipal court of a Hammonton school district employee for an act of lewdness in 2015 was upheld last week by the Atlantic County Superior Court, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.
On or about September 11, 2015, an off-duty police officer of another municipality was in the parking lot of the South Jersey Laundry in Hammonton, NJ, when he observed a man sitting inside a parked car masturbating. The officer attempted to detain the man, but the man drove his vehicle from the parking lot. The officer alerted others inside the business to call police, and he unsuccessfully attempted to locate the car.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Police Execute Search Warrant on Galloway Home; Drugs Seized, Two Arrested

Michael Dow and Patricia Eberle
On Friday, May 19, 2017, members of the Galloway Township Police Department, assisted by Absecon Police Detectives and Little Egg Harbor Police Detectives, executed a search warrant at 253 Aschwind Court in Galloway Township. 
The search warrant was a result of an investigation into the use and distribution of narcotics at the residence.
As a result of the investigation, heroin, cocaine, numerous items of drug paraphernalia and small amounts of marijuana and THC was seized.

Galloway Police Blotter May 7 - 13, 2017

Galloway Township Police responded to 1030 calls for service during May 7, 2017 through May 13, 2017.

Additional statistics include: 3 Burglaries, 2 Car Burglaries, 14 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 94 Tickets issued, 0 Driving While Intoxicated, 35 Arrests, 16 Domestic Violence, 7 Fire Calls, 21 EMS Calls and 2 Juvenile calls.
300 Block of E. Waveland Ave.
400 Block of S. Xanthus Ave.
300 Block of E. Jimmie Leeds Rd.                                                                                                                                                          
Vehicle Burglaries:  
2 incidents on the 200 Block of E. Magnolia Ave. 

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Galloway Police Lieutenant Graduates from West Point Command & Leadership Academy

Galloway Police Chief Donna Higbee
and Lt. Richard Barber
Galloway Township Police are proud to announce the graduation of Lt. Richard Barber from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police West Point Command and Leadership Academy. 

Lt. Barber attended the spring 2017 class which consisted of 15 weeks of training in Leadership technique and style. 

Lt. Barber is a 17-year veteran of the Galloway Township Police Department and currently oversees the administrative and community policing divisions respectively. 

Congratulations on a job well done.
Press Release by Chief Donna A Higbee

NY Man Sentenced 20-years for Sexual Assault of 12-year-old Girl

MAYS LANDING – A New York City man—who was registered in the State of California as a sex offender at the time he committed the crime—was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the 2012 sexual assault of a 12-year-old Atlantic County girl, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.
In April of 2013, the Egg Harbor Township Police Department was alerted to the sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl that occurred in July of 2012.
A man by the name of Joe Crillo was identified as the perpetrator of the assault. Police determined the name to be an alias.
Following a joint investigation conducted by the Egg Harbor Township Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force, and members of the “Innocence Lost” Task Force from the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office, the suspect was identified as Joseph Anthony Caracciolo, then 48-years-old, of the 200 block of West 119th Street, New York City.
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