Logan Township Crime Log

logan policeSept. 20: Officers charged two Gibbstown men, ages 59 and 30, and a 43 year old Gibbstown woman with theft and defiant trespass following a complaint at a house under construction on Rt. 44. They were processed and released pending court.

Sept. 21: Police charged a 24 year old Carneys Point woman with simple assault following a reported fight at the McDonalds on Center Square Road. She was processed and released pending court.

Sept. 22: Police investigated an overnight burglary and theft at the Kindercare day care on Center Square Road. Two Canon Powershot cameras and an HP laptop computer were reported to have been stolen from within. Evidence was secured from the scene, and is being processed in an effort to identify those responsible.

Sept. 22: Officers charged a 26 year old Salem woman with trespassing following a disturbance complaint at a business on Technology Drive. She was served with a special complaint and the matter is pending court.

Sept. 23: A Merle Lane resident reported that someone stole approximately $1,500 worth of jewelry from his bedroom dresser sometime over the past several days. The man suspects his 23 year old son is responsible, and police are investigating

Sept. 24: Two Delaware men were charged with local ordinance violations for soliciting without a permit following complaints in the Hidden Creek and Greenfields developments.

Sept. 25: Police charged a 49 year old Paulsboro man with hindering apprehension after he provided a false name during a car stop on Peachwood Drive. He was processed and released pending court.

Sept. 25: A cement mixer valued at $200 and various scrap material was reported stolen from a construction site on Rt. 44. The thefts occurred sometime over the past several days.

Sept. 26: Representatives of ACME on Center Square Road reported that two juveniles have been shoplifting various food items over the past several days. Officers will be reviewing surveillance footage in an effort to identify those responsible.

Sept. 26: Officers investigated a residential burglary on Asbury Station Road in which someone entered the residence through an unsecured rear door. Once inside, a humidifier valued at $200 was stolen from a second floor bedroom.

Sept. 27: Detectives are investigating a burglary, theft and criminal mischief complaint that occurred at a construction site off of Hanson Lane. A storage unit was forcibly entered and two Lincoln LN-25 MIG welders and welding lead (copper) were stolen from inside. The stolen items were valued at $10,000.

Sept. 28: Police charged a 54 year old man and a 55 year old woman, both of Pedricktown, with simple assault following an early morning disturbance on Rt. 130. They were processed and released pending court.

Sept. 28: Officers charged a 14 y/o Logan youth with burglary, theft, receiving stolen property and defiant trespass following a residential burglary investigation at a home in the Hampton Ridge development. He was processed and released pending juvenile court. Several items that had been reported stolen have since been returned to their owner.

Sept. 29: Representatives of a business on Sharptown Road requested assistance with the termination and removal of an employee who was agitated and damaging company property. Officers escorted the man from the building without incident, and advised officials of the citizen complaint procedure.

Sept. 30: Officers charged a 14 year old Logan youth with theft of a bicycle following an investigation at the Logan Library. He was processed and released pending juvenile court. The bike, a black and orange Mongoose valued at $150, has not been recovered.

Oct. 2: Officers charged a 25 year old Bridgeton man with theft following a suspicious activity complaint in the Greenfields development. The man allegedly stole several contractor signs for their scrap value. He was served with a special complaint and released.

Oct. 2: A 14 year old Logan youth was charged with shoplifting following a complaint at the WaWa on Center Square Road. The matter is pending juvenile court.

Oct. 2: Police charged a 59 year old South Carolina man with aggravated assault with a weapon, possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of hollow point rounds following a disturbance on the 400 block of Heron Drive. During the incident, the accused allegedly threatened an acquaintance with a handgun following an argument over missing items. He was processed and remanded to the Salem County Jail in default of $30,000 full cash bail. A Bryco 9mm was recovered at the scene.

Oct. 3: A Village Center Drive business was defrauded out of $850 following a Green Dot MoneyPak scam in which the caller threatened to terminate Atlantic City Electric service if immediate payment wasn’t received. If you receive a call from someone claiming to represent Atlantic City Electric and you are suspicious, hang up and call them at 1-800-642-3780 to verify. Never respond to threats or intimidation as legitimate companies do not engage in these types of tactics.

Oct. 3: Police investigated an alleged assault at the Bridgeport Speedway in which a driver stated that he was confronted by an unknown white male who started an argument over conduct on the race track. During the argument, the accused spit in the drivers face and then fled the area.

Oct. 4: A Salem woman reported that someone slashed the tires on her 2001 Oldsmobile while she was working on Technology Drive.

Oct. 4: Representatives of a Leesport, Pa. company reported that one of their box trailers was stolen while it was parked at a warehouse on Commerce Blvd. sometime over the past several days. The trailer was described as being an orange, 2000, WANC swing door trailer valued at $8,000. The trailer contained $4,000 worth of finished wood pallets at the time of the theft.

Oct. 5: Officers, while investigating a suspicious person complaint on Commerce Blvd., had to restrain a 28 year old Philadelphia man who was acting irrationally and confrontational while in and out of consciousness. The man admitted to ingesting marijuana laced with PCP, and he was subsequently transported to Inspira for treatment. Complaints may be pending.

Oct. 5: Police charged a 57 year old Logan man with simple assault following a disturbance on Main Street. He was processed and remanded to the Salem County Jail for violating conditions of probation.

Oct. 7: Police charged a 64 year old Logan man with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and terroristic threats following a dispute in the Logan Woods development. Bail has been set at $10,000 full cash and service is pending.

Oct. 7: Police investigated an attempted burglary in the Hidden Creek development in which a man attempted to enter a home via a basement window. The man, along with his accomplice, fled the scene in a car which was located shortly thereafter at a home on Beckett Road. The vehicle had been reported stolen in Lancaster, Pa. and it contained a fictitious Delaware tag. Based on information received, Logan police, assisted by officers from Woolwich, South Harrison, Gloucester County Sheriffs, New Jersey State Police, and a Glassboro K-9 unit, conducted an extensive search of a wooded area off Oldmans Creek Road in an effort to locate the suspects. The searchers were aided by a helicopter from the New Jersey State Police aviation bureau. The observed suspect was described as being a light skinned male wearing a white, tank top and khaki cargo pants. He had a “squared, chin strap style beard”, and close cut dark hair. Police did not obtain a description of the operator of the car. Anyone with information is urged to contact Logan Police at 856-467-0061.

Oct. 16: A Swedesboro woman reported that her phone was stolen while working at a warehouse on High Hill Road. The phone, a Samsun Galaxy 4 was valued at $150.

Oct. 17: Police investigated a scrap metal theft from a construction site in Bridgeport. Contractors reported that copper pipes valued at $200 were stolen by three unknown white males. Police have identified suspects and complaints are pending.

Oct. 18: Officers arrested a 38 year old Lumberton, NC man on multiple warrants following a suspicious vehicle complaint on Rt. 322. He was processed and released on his own recognizance per the issuing authorities.

Oct. 18: A Stone Henge Drive resident reported that sometime over the past several weeks, someone forcibly entered his enclosed trailer and removed various power tools and an air compressor located therein. The tools were valued at $1,100.

Oct. 18: Officers charged a 52 year old Gibbstown man defiant trespass and criminal mischief following an investigation at a home in the Bridgeport section. The man was processed and released pending court.

Oct. 20: Police investigated an impersonating a police officer complaint in which a private security guard is alleged to have attempted to effectuate a motor vehicle stop on Center Square Road. The investigation is continuing and complaints may be pending.

Oct. 20: Police charged a Philadelphia man with soliciting without a permit following a complaint in the Eagle Farms development. The matter is pending municipal court.

Oct. 21: A resident in the Quail Ridge development reported that someone entered her residence and removed an 18 karat, white gold bracelet from her nightstand. Police have developed a person of interest and the matter is pending further investigation.

Oct. 21: Police charged a 50 year old Woolwich woman with simple assault following a disturbance in the High Hill Farms development. The woman was processed and released pending court.

Oct. 22: Officers investigated a shoplifting complaint at the ACME on Center Square Road in which the suspect stole over the counter medications valued at $90.

Oct. 23: ACME officials reported that a man attempted to steal $160 worth of liquid detergent, but fled the scene upon being confronted by store associates. The man was described as a black male who fled the scene in gold Dodge Caravan with a Delaware tag.

Oct. 24: Police arrested a 22 year old Salem man on multiple warrants out of Salem County. He was processed and remanded to the Salem County Jail in default of bail.

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