Monday, November 30, 2015

Galloway Man Arrested for Burglary and Theft; Additional Warrants

On November 30, 2015 at 5:27 p.m., Galloway Police were dispatched to The Family Dollar located on New York Road in reference to a reported burglary to a motor vehicle.  

Upon arrival patrol met with the male victim who stated as he was exiting The Family Dollar he observed a white male, later identified as Aaron Kizer-Goff, 31 of Galloway, rummaging through his vehicle.  

When the victim confronted Kizer-Goff he fled the scene towards Waterview Drive as the victim gave chase.  When the victim returned to his vehicle he discovered that approximately $1,100 in cash and loose change was stolen.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Galloway Police Blotter November 15 - 21, 2015

Galloway Township Police responded to 729 calls for service during November 15, 2015 through November 21, 2015.

Additional statistics include: 1 Burglaries, 32 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 88 Tickets issued, 3 Driving While Intoxicated, 19 Arrests, 8 Domestic Violence, 8 Fire Calls, 17 EMS Calls and 0 Juvenile calls.

700 Block of E. Village Dr.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Galloway Police Blotter November 8 - 14, 2015

Galloway Township Police responded to 709 calls for service during November 8, 2015 through November 14, 2015.

Additional statistics include: 4 Burglaries, 27 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 96 Tickets issued, 3 Driving While Intoxicated, 23 Arrests, 15 Domestic Violence, 2 Fire Calls, 13 EMS Calls and 0 Juvenile calls.

Vehicle Burglaries: 4 @ the 300 Block of Elton Lane.

Two People Robbed at Gunpoint Near Housing Complex in Galloway

On November 7, 2015 a male and female were robbed by a male with a handgun on Collins Road near Greenwich Drive in Galloway Township.  

Following a brief investigation, a 32 year-old male from Galloway, Jovani Rodriguez, was arrested and charged with robbery, possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and possession of a weapon by a prohibited person.  

Jovani was lodged in the Atlantic County Justice Facility on $250,000 full cash bail.  

One Injured After Striking Utility Pole in Single Motor Vehicle Accident

The Absecon Police Department was dispatched to a serious motor vehicle crash that occurred Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 8:40pm on Rt. 30 in the area of the Bayview Motel. 

The police department is investigating the single motor vehicle crash where the vehicle struck a utility pole. 

Witness accounts show the vehicle driving erratically and at a high rate of speed before the crash. The utility pole was broken into three pieces from the impact and the vehicle was torn into two pieces. 

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Four Vehicles Involved in Head-On Collision on the White Horse Pike, Galloway

On November 24, 2015 at 12:41 p.m. Galloway Township Police responded to a serious motor vehicle accident involving four vehicles on the White Horse Pike and S. Fir Avenue.
According to Police a vehicle traveling westbound on the White Horse Pike changed lanes and rear-ended a stopped vehicle, sending that vehicle into oncoming traffic. The oncoming vehicle swerved just prior to the head on collision, side-swiping another vehicle.
The drivers involved in the accident were Camile F. Rohm – 73, of Brigantine; Luis Santiago Jr. - 26, of Trenton; Richard S. Jones – 77 of Galloway; and Jakob L. Ackerman – of Galloway, NJ.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Frustrations with Greater Egg School Superintendent Leads Teachers and Staff to Union Vote

Superintendent John Keenan
Photo Credit: Shore News
Frustrations continue to grow while morale goes down for the over 400 members of the Greater Egg Harbor Regional Education Association who have been working without a contract since June 30. 

The Association represents the teachers and support staffs in Absegami High School, Oakcrest High School and Cedar Creek High School. On Wednesday, members gave a unanimous vote of confidence to its union leadership.  The vote of confidence stated  “The Greater Egg Harbor Regional Education Association gives a vote of unconditional confidence to its Negotiations Committee, Action Committee and Association Leadership and will support all actions that may be determined by the Action Committee and endorsed by the Leadership.”

Stephanie Tarr, President of the Association told the members that “Your leadership believes that many of the problems we are facing this year and last are due to ideas and changes suggested or implemented by Mr. John Keenan, our new Superintendent. 

Mayor Don Purdy when reached for comment stated, "I am concerned" but wanted to reserve comment until he reaches out to the Superintendent. 

Two Men Indicted for Murder of Atlantic City Man

ATLANTIC CITY – Two men were indicted yesterday for the murder in January of an Atlantic City man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015, an Atlantic County Grand Jury indicted Rahmir A. Skinner, 25, of the 2500 block of Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ, and Mario Blocker, 39, of Glen Park, Bridgeton, NJ, on ten (10) criminal counts today for the January 31, 2015 shooting death of Kenneth Moore, 61, inside his Atlantic City home.
On January 31, 2015, at 12:13 a.m., officers of the Atlantic City Police Department responded for a 9-1-1 call of a disturbance at 19 North Bellevue Avenue, a multi-family dwelling. Upon arrival, police found the body of Kenneth Moore in his home.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Commercial Development on the Rise in Galloway; Increases Job Rate

New commercial development in Galloway Township was once nonexistent. Over the past 5-years approximately twenty new commercial developments have made their way around the Township from the east side to the west side. 

Galloway was not the only town hit by the economic recession that sent tax bills sky rocking to make up for the decline in commercial development. The Township is now experiencing a time where construction of commercial buildings are now the normal. A benefit to the taxpayers that according to Mayor Don Purdy "the residents have seen this year and years to come." 

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Galloway Police Blotter November 1 - 7, 2015

Galloway Township Police responded to 727 calls for service during November 1, 2015 through November 7, 2015.

Additional statistics include: 0 Burglaries, 23 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 89 Tickets issued, 3 Driving While Intoxicated, 22 Arrests, 8 Domestic Violence, 2 Fire Calls, 16 EMS Calls and 0 Juvenile calls.


Iman C. Brown, 32, of Atlantic City was arrested by Det. Jason Kiamos and charged with identity theft, credit card theft and forgery on November 7.               
Dana M. Mascola, 53, of Galloway was arrested by Ofc. Nicolas Stewart and charged with DWI on November 6.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Police Arrest Two Men in Armed Robbery at Galloway Motel

On November 8, 2015 a female was robbed by two men, one of whom brandished a handgun while she was staying at the Budgetel Inn at 234 East White Horse Pike in Galloway Twp.  

Following a brief investigation, Galloway Detectives indentified and arrested Frank Tobin, a 33 year-old male from Mays Landing and an Anthony Palmeri, a 25 year-old male also from Mays Landing.  

Tobin was charged with Robbery, Conspiracy and Theft. Bail on Tobin was set at $100,000 full cash bail.  

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Galloway Man Arrested for Impersonating Military Personnel and Stolen Valor

On November 11, 2015, at 5:18 p.m., Michael Porter, 25 of Galloway was arrested by Officer Gary Brenner after Porter identified himself as a member of the US Army Military Police/ Airborne while he was dressed in military uniform in the area of a military base on Veteran’s Day.  

Porter was found in possession of a portable radio capable of receiving transmissions from several police departments and emergency dispatch centers.  

Galloway Police Blotter October 25 - 31, 2015

Galloway Township Police responded to 697 calls for service during October 25, 2015 through October 31, 2015.

Additional statistics include: 4 Burglaries, 22 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 73 Tickets issued, 0 Driving While Intoxicated 48 Arrests, 13 Domestic Violence, 6 Fire Calls, 24 EMS Calls and 0 Juvenile calls.
600 Block of E. Moss Mill Rd.
2 @ the 100 Block of S. New York Rd.
400 Block of S. London Ave.

Autopsy Reveals Man in Police Custody Died of Natural Causes

ATLANTIC CITY – An Atlantic City man died last night in an Atlantic City Police Department holding cell, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
Yesterday morning, November 9, 2015, a 41-year-old Atlantic City man was arrested by police on a non-support warrant, and lodged in the holding area of the Atlantic City Police Department at approximately 10:50 a.m.
A routine check of the detainee by police at 10:14 p.m. resulted in the dispatch of emergency medical personnel to the scene, and subsequent transport of the man to the AtlantiCare Medical Center—City Division, where he was later declared dead.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Galloway Man Arrested for Murder and Weapons Charges

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A Galloway Township man was arrested this morning for the shooting death last night of a Mays Landing man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
In response to a 9-1-1 call received at 7:29 p.m. on Monday, November 9, 2015, Hamilton Township Police, Township of Hamilton Rescue personnel, and AtlantiCare paramedics responded to a home on the 5900 block of Elmhurst Drive, Mays Landing. Upon arrival, police found Michael Black, 31, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Monday, November 9, 2015

Galloway Democratic President Blames Poor Voter Turnout for Election Loss; Outspends Opponents

Michael Suleiman
An open letter by Democratic President Michael Suleiman has been released on the Galloway-Port Republic Democrat Club Website. Suleiman describes the democrats loss of the General Election to poor voter turnout and an Independent candidate that siphoned 300 votes. 

According to unofficial elections results, democrat incumbent Jim Gorman did not have enough votes to hold onto his Council seat. The open letter as placed on the Democrats website is below.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Galloway Police Blotter October 18 - 24, 2015

Galloway Township Police responded to 775 calls for service during October 18, 2015 through October 24, 2015.

Additional statistics include: 15 Burglaries, 24 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 61 Tickets issued, 1 Driving While Intoxicated, 16 Arrests, 6 Domestic Violence, 6 Fire Calls, 14 EMS Calls and 1 Juvenile calls.

600 Block of S New York Rd on October 18, 2015
300 Block of S New York Rd on October 20, 2015
600 Block of E Moss Mill Rd on October 21, 2015
100 Block of Jimmie Leeds Rd on October 21, 2015
200 Block of S New York Rd on October 21, 2015 
100 Block of Sander Pl on October 22, 2015
100 Block of Everton Pl on October 22, 2015
100 Block of Highbury Ct on October 22, 2015

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Galloway Woman Arrested on Drug Charges After Search Warrant

On November 4, 2015, a search warrant was executed by the Galloway Township Police Department and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Guns, Gangs, and Narcotics Unit on Colonial Court in Galloway Township. 

The search warrant was in regards to a narcotics investigation.  

As a result of the search warrant, Linda Santelli, 54 of Galloway was charged with Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance and Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. 

Monday, November 2, 2015

Woman's Body Found in Atlantic City Condo Complex; Identity Unknown

ATLANTIC CITY – A woman was found dead early yesterday morning in an Atlantic City boardwalk condominium complex, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
Atlantic City Police responded on Sunday, November 1,, 2015 at 6:59 a.m., to the Atlantic Palace, 1507 block of Atlantic Avenue, Atlantic City, for a 9-1-1 call. Upon arrival, police found a woman’s body inside the hotel.

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Four Arrested in Shoplifting Incident at Home Depot

On Saturday, October 31, 2015 at approximately 1:20 p.m. Absecon Police officers were called to The Home Depot, 421 Absecon Blvd., in response to a shoplifting incident in which the accused individuals were assaulting store employees in an attempt to get away. 

When officers arrived it was learned that four people had fled in a black Chevy Tahoe heading east on Route 30 toward Atlantic City. 

Patrol officers located the vehicle stopped in traffic at the base of the Route 30 drawbridge due to the bridge being opened for boat traffic. 

As officers approached the Tahoe they observed a male passenger exit the vehicle and flee on foot into the marsh near the bridge. The Tahoe then drove around the traffic-control gates and through a red traffic signal on the bridge just as the bridge was being closed. 

A short time later Patrolman Jeff Mazer located the Tahoe cutting through several side streets. A motor vehicle stop was conducted and three occupants in the vehicle were arrested; Pornthip "Annie" Charoensook, 35, of Galloway Township, Barry Hardaway, 28, of Atlantic City, and Kelly Whalen, 27, of Atlantic City. 

Atlantic City Police officers assisted with the traffic stop and also located the male subject who fled from the vehicle while stopped at the bridge. This male, Augustine Delvalle, 26, of Galloway Township was arrested. 

Augustine Delvalle was charged with robbery, shoplifting, conspiracy, eluding, and assault. His bail was set at $100,000.00 full and he was lodged in the county jail. 

Pornthip "Annie" Charoensook was charged with conspiracy to commit shoplifting and eluding. Her bail was set at $50,000.00 full and she was lodged in the county jail. 

Barry Hardaway and Kelly Whalen were each charged with conspiracy to commit shoplifting and released on summonses to appear in court. 

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has additional information is asked to contact the Absecon Police Department at 609-641-0667. 

The incident is being investigated by Patrolman Joe Akeret and Det. Rick Huenke.

Good Samaritan's Vehicle Stolen After Stopping to Help Motorist

On November 1, 2015 at approximately 7:00 a.m., a black male operating a Blue Buick traveling West on US Rt 30 struck a motor vehicle and continued on. 

The vehicle then collided with the concrete barrier and became disabled in the lane of travel. A "Good Samaritan" stopped to assist. 

The driver of the Buick then stole the "Good Samaritan's" vehicle by jumping into the driver's seat and fleeing the area.
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