Thursday, June 29, 2017

Three Injured, Including Juvenile After Motorcycle and Car Collide

On June 27, 2017 at 9:07 p.m., Galloway Township Police responded to a motor vehicle collision that involved a motorcycle.
According to Police, a 2002 Saturn 4 door, being operated by Mikeena A. Jones, 45 of Egg Harbor City, was traveling westbound on Tilton Road, in the area of Aloe Street when she attempted to conduct a left turn onto Aloe Street as a 2016 Yamaha YZF motorcycle, being operated by Jose A. Ayala 3rd, 30 of Hammonton was traveling eastbound on Tilton Road in the area of Aloe Street.  
Ayala’s motorcycle struck the passenger side of Jones’s vehicle, causing Ayala to be thrown from the motorcycle.  Ayala was wearing a DOT approved helmet.  

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Galloway Police Blotter June 11 - 17, 2017

Galloway Township Police responded to 1018 calls for service during June 11, 2017 through June 17, 2017.

Additional statistics include: 2 Burglaries, 2 Car Burglaries, 27 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 61 Tickets issued, 4 Driving While Intoxicated, 23 Arrests, 9 Domestic Violence, 2 Fire Calls, 20 EMS Calls and 0 Juvenile calls.
1300 Block of Aloe St.
S. New York Rd. 
Vehicle Burglaries:   
400 Block of Pitney Rd.
400 Block of Tulip Ave.

Pleasantville Man Charged with Attempted Murder; Weapons Charges in 2016 AC Expressway Shootout

MAYS LANDING –A Pleasantville man is charged with multiple charges in connection to the August 2016, Atlantic City Expressway shootout, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.
Devan Leggette, 21, was charged with four counts of Attempted Murder, one count of Unlawful Possession of a Handgun, and one count of Possession of a Handgun for an Unlawful Purpose. Leggette has a first appearance Thursday before Municipal Court Judge John Roseberger.
On August 29, 2016, there was a shootout on the Atlantic City Expressway eastbound lanes at approximately milepost 11.2. One eyewitness stated he heard gunshots and looked up and saw smoke coming out of a black Dodge Ram pickup truck. The Dodge pickup truck and a white Ford Expedition began to exchange gunfire.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Galloway Police Blotter June 4 - 10, 2017

Galloway Township Police responded to 1018 calls for service during June 4, 2017 through June 10, 2017.

Additional statistics include: 1 Burglaries, 0 Car Burglaries, 11 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 138 Tickets issued, 4 Driving While Intoxicated, 34 Arrests, 10 Domestic Violence, 5 Fire Calls, 27 EMS Calls and 0 Juvenile calls.
500 Block of S. Chicago Ave. 

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Former Oakcrest Principal Files Lawsuit Against Superintendent and Regional School Board

Joseph Carruth
Former Oakcrest Principal Joseph Carruth has filed a lawsuit against the Greater Egg Harbor Regional School Board and Superintendent John Keenan. 

Carruth was hired by the District in November 2014 and placed on leave in May 2017. At that time over 250 students of Oakcrest held protests against the school for the Board placing Carruth on administrative leave. 

On July 5, 2017, the Regional School Board held a Donaldson Hearing on the employment of Carruth and after several members of the public addressed the Board, the Board did not reinstate Carruth.

According to the lawsuit filed by Sebastian Ionno, Esq. of Pitman, Carruth alleges several counts of discrimination, racial discrimination, retaliation, falsification of records and wrongful termination.

Prosecutor Issues Statement on Dr. Kauffman's Patient's Medical Records Seized

MAYS LANDING- Due to the sensitive and ongoing nature of the investigation involving Dr. James Kauffman, a number of the medical files pertaining to his practice have been seized. 

Because of the volume of the evidence, investigators are unable to return these medical files at this time. Please be assured that every effort is being made to complete the investigative process as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Any files that are deemed to have no evidential value will be returned as soon as is practicable. 

Those files that are kept as evidence shall be copied and those copies shall be returned in a similarly expeditious manner. 

Should there be an emergency, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office will strive to assist in any way possible.
In case of emergency, please call 909-7800 and leave your name, contact information, and nature of the emergency and we will do our utmost to accommodate your needs. 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Galloway Police Blotter May 28 - June 3, 2017

Galloway Township Police responded to 1170 calls for service during May 28, 2017 through June 3, 2017.

Additional statistics include: 2 Burglaries, 0 Car Burglaries, 30 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 238 Tickets issued, 6 Driving While Intoxicated, 46 Arrests, 18 Domestic Violence, 4 Fire Calls, 17 EMS Calls and 2 Juvenile calls.
200 Block of E. White Horse Pike
300 Block of E. Jimmie Leeds Road  (two incidents) 

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Early Morning Crash in Galloway Leaves One Dead; One Injured

On June 11, 2017 at 6:20 a.m., Galloway Township Police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Aloe Street.
According to Police, a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu, being operated by Ronnell T. Moore Jr. 21 of Pleasantville, was traveling westbound on Aloe Street, in the area of Bremen Avenue.  
For an unknown reason, Moore’s vehicle left the roadway, crossed over to the eastbound lane and sideswiped a utility pole.  
Ronnell’s vehicle then swerved back towards the westbound lane.  A 2016 Chevrolet Cruz, being operated by Michael A. Donati, 48 of Mays Landing was traveling eastbound, swerved to avoid Ronnell’s vehicle, crossing over into the westbound lane.  

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Galloway & Stockton University Reach 15-year PILOT Agreement; Over $300,000 Per Year

Galloway Township and Stockton University have teamed up once again for a third agreement for voluntary financial contributions for the Seaview Country Club property located on Route 9. 

Since 2011, the Township has received over $300,000 per year in voluntary contributions that offsets the taxes the Township would have lost with Stockton's tax exemption status.  Those agreements were for 3-years, expiring December 31, 2016.

On December 13, 2016, the Township signed their third agreement, this time for 15-years with Stockton University.  The Township has guaranteed revenue from Stockton University till 2031. 

Friday, June 2, 2017

Galloway Police Blotter May 21 - 27, 2017

Galloway Township Police responded to 1067 calls for service during May 21, 2017 through May 27, 2017.

Additional statistics include: 3 Burglaries, 2 Car Burglaries, 23 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 112 Tickets issued, 1 Driving While Intoxicated, 34 Arrests, 18 Domestic Violence, 4 Fire Calls, 18 EMS Calls and 0 Juvenile calls.
300 Block of Jimmie Leeds Rd.
200 Block of Park Ave.
Shawnee Pl.                                                                                                                                                                           
Vehicle Burglaries:   
300 Block of White Horse Pike
300 Block of Willow Ave.
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