March1: Officers responded to Kenco on Pedricktown Road for a Theft report. It was reported that sometime overnight, someone entered a trailer and stole several boxes of motor oil that was being shipped. Total value of the Theft is estimated at $900.
March 1: While on patrol, Officers observed a suspicious vehicle after hours, leave a construction site on Rt. 322. It appeared the driver had stolen several pieces of construction equipment and left the area when he saw patrols. The suspect fled through several streets at a high rate of speed. It is unknown what was stolen at this time. The incident was turned over to the Detective Unit.
March 1: Officers responded to PXO on Arlington Blvd. for an attempted Theft report. It was reported that someone entered the property, lifted a vehicle, and attempted to steal the catalytic converter. The suspect was confronted by security and fled the area.
March 4: Officers responded to the Gastrol on Center Square Road for a Theft of gas. It was reported that the suspect received $82 in gas and attempted to pay with a gift card with no balance. The driver then fled the scene.
March 4: Officers responded to a Trespassing complaint on Repaupo Station Road. It was reported that the new homeowner entered the residence and found a person inside. This person wandered into the residence overnight and remained there. He was removed from the residence and charged with Trespassing. He was released on a summons pending a future court date.
March 6: Officers received a complaint of Theft that occurred at LaBrea Bakery on Technology Drive. It was reported that someone entered a locked locker and removed the victim’s North Face backpack which contained a purse, wallet and credit cards. The value of the backpack and contents is estimated at $70.
March 14: Officers responded to the Wawa on Center Square Road for a Theft report. It was reported that the suspect entered the store, took a pack of cigarettes, and threw a cup of coffee on an employee. While Officers were still on scene, the suspect returned. After investigating, as Officers were placing the suspect under arrest, the suspect resisted arrest and was kicking the Officers. The 29-year-old New Castle, DE man was charged with Theft, Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer, and Resisting Arrest. He was released on a summons pending a future court date.
March 17: Officers responded to the Target Warehouse on Creekview Blvd. for a Theft report. It was reported that an employee had stolen two Apple AirPods and one Apple watch. The 31-year-old Bellmawr man was placed under arrest and charged with Theft. He was released on a summons with a future court date. The total value of the Theft is estimated at $780.
March 18: Officers responded to Tractor Supply on Center Square Road for a Shoplifting report. It was reported that two suspects entered the store, filled a cart with supplies and attempted to leave without paying. When confronted, the suspects were unable to remove the cart, however, managed to leave without paying for a $330 digital inverter.
March 21: Officers responded to Ready Pack on Arlington Blvd. for an Assault and Criminal Mischief report. It was reported that the suspect showed up to the business creating a disturbance. The suspect then struck an employee. After being removed by another employee, the suspect then threw a rock through the window of the business. The suspect was located shortly after and placed under arrest. The 47-year-old Philadelphia man was charged with Simple Assault and Criminal Mischief. He was processed and released on a summons with a future court date.
March 21: Officers responded to Freightliner on Heron Drive for a Theft report. It was reported that someone removed the Common Powertrain Controller for a vehicle on their property. This unit is valued at approx. $1,300.
March 23: Officers responded to Oldman’s Creek Road and Pedricktown Road for a Motor Vehicle Crash. While investigating the crash, it was determined the driver of one of the vehicles was intoxicated. After performing Field Sobriety Tests, the 53-year-old Pedricktown woman was arrested and charged with DUI. After processing, she was released to a third party with a future court date.
March 23: Officers responded to Wawa on Center Square Road for a Counterfeit money report. It was reported that two males purchased cigarettes and paid with $220 in counterfeit bills. The money was logged as evidence and turned over to the proper authorities.
March 24: Officers responded to Rt. 130 North for a Motor Vehicle Crash. While investigating the crash, it was determined the driver was intoxicated. The driver and occupants were transported to local hospitals for injuries. The driver, a 22-year-old man from Easton, Pa., was charged with three counts of Assault by Auto and lodged in the Salem County Jail.
March 24: Officers responded to a Bridgeport residence for a Theft of a bicycle report. It was reported that sometime overnight, someone stole a black and red Hyper mountain bike valued at $150 from the front lawn.
March 28: Officers stopped a suspicious vehicle leaving Thomas Scientific on High Hill Road. Through investigating, it was learned that the driver stole several metal shelves from the business valued at $7,000. The 31-year-old Norwood, PA man was charged with Theft and Trespassing.
March 30: Officers responded to Amazon on Oldman’s Creek Road for a Theft report. It was reported that someone stole the victim’s Samsung Galaxy S20 cell phone while he was working. The phone is valued at $1,200.
March 31: Officers responded to Freightliner on Heron Drive for a Theft report. It was reported that someone entered a vehicle a stole a Common Powertrain Controller (similar to a report filed on March 21, 2022). The controller is valued at approx. $1,300. During a follow up to this investigation, it was learned that two more Common Powertrain Controllers were stolen from two other vehicles. These controllers were also valued at $1,300 each.
March 31: Officers spoke with a Bridgeport resident regarding a stolen electric bicycle. It was reported that sometime overnight, someone entered the garage and stole a Como 2.0 electric bicycle valued at approx. $2,600.