Theft, criminal mischief reports highlight Mt. Laurel Police Blotter

The following information was provided by the Mt. Laurel Police Department.

Mt. Laurel Police arrested a 25-year-old man of the 100 block of Cuthbert Boulevard, Westmont, on Aug. 16 for hindering. Subsequent to a motor vehicle stop on Route 38 in the area of Hartford Road at 4:10 p.m., he provided false information to police in an attempt to conceal his suspended driver’s license. He was charged with hindering and released pending a municipal court hearing.

A resident of the 400 block of Timberline Drive reported discovering a burglary to a vacant neighboring property. Two copper pipes, valued at $250, were forcibly removed from the unsecured crawl space. The incident occurred between May 15 1 p.m. Aug. 18. Damage is estimated at $250.

Mt. Laurel Police arrested a 27-year-old man of the unit block of Southgate Drive, at 12:18 p.m. on Aug. 21, for shoplifting $50 in fishing supplies from Dick’s Sporting Goods on Nixon Drive. A description of the vehicle he was operating was obtained and given to police who subsequently located and arrested the man at the Homewood Suites on Nixon Drive. He was also found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was charged with shoplifting, possession of marijuana under 50 grams, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was served with criminal complaints and released pending a municipal court hearing.

On Aug. 21 a resident of the unit block of Langcliffe Court reported a theft and check fraud. Unidentified suspects cashed a stolen check at an unspecified bank on Aug. 20. The amount of the fraudulently cashed check was over $900.

A resident of the 4400 block of Aberdeen Drive reported a theft. A tailgate, valued at $2,000, was taken from a 2003 Dodge Ram pickup truck parked in the residential parking lot. The incident occurred between 10 p.m. Aug. 21, and 2:45 p.m. Aug. 22.

Mt. Laurel Police arrested a 48-year-old man of the 300 block of Kohler Hill Road, Hamburg, Penn., on Aug. 22 for being a fugitive from justice. Subsequent to a pedestrian stop on Route 73 in the area of Church Road, the man was found to be wanted by Orange County, Fla. for theft. He was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine. He was charged with being fugitive from justice and possession of methamphetamine. He was committed to the Burlington County Jail in lieu of $80,000 bail.

A resident of the 100 block of Knotty Oak Drive reported a criminal mischief. The incident occurred between 9 p.m., Aug. 23, and 10 a.m., Aug. 24. A mailbox was knocked over. Damage is estimated at $100.

A resident of the 100 block of Heatherwood Lane reported a criminal mischief. The incident occurred between 4 p.m., Aug. 23, and 10 a.m., Aug. 24. A mailbox was knocked over. Damage is estimated at $100.

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