Police car pursuit and paintball gun shootings top this week’s Mt. Laurel Police report

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The following incidents are on file with the Mt. Laurel Police Report:

On Nov. 1 at 7:45 p.m. Mt. Laurel Police responded to the area of Willow Turn near Delancy Place for the report of a small, dark colored, four door sedan speeding through the neighborhood. A subject in the vehicle was reported to be shooting a paintball gun at pedestrians. A 56-year-old victim was shot at while he was in his driveway and two juveniles were shot at as they walked on the sidewalk. A 5-year-old child was struck in the back but was not injured. Anyone with information concerning this crime is asked to contact the Mt. Laurel Police.

On Nov. 1 at 4 a.m. Mt. Laurel Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 38 near Fostertown Road. The driver pulled on to the shoulder of the highway but then drove off. The officer pursued the suspect for a short distance however terminated the pursuit due to safety concerns. The driver was later identified as a male, age 21, of Pemberton. He turned himself in at police headquarters at 7:35 p.m. on Nov. 1. He was charged with eluding and several motor vehicle violations. He was released pending a court hearing.

On Nov. 1 at 1:40 a.m. Mt. Laurel Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 73 near I295. During the stop officers arrested a male, age 27, of Camden. He was charged with driving while intoxicated and released pending a court hearing.

A victim reported that several tools were stolen from the open bed of his pick-up truck while it was parked in the Home Depot parking lot on Oct. 30 between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.

A resident on the unit block of Holly Cove reported her son’s Mongoose bicycle and bicycle helmet were stolen from in front of their residence during the overnight hours of Oct. 30 into Oct. 31.

On Oct. 31 Mt. Laurel Police responded to Chili’s Grill & Bar on Church Road for a burglary report. The investigation determined that during the early morning hours someone entered the store and removed cash from a safe in the manager’s office. There were no signs of forced entry to the building, the office, or the safe.

On Oct. 31 at 12:00 a.m. Mt. Laurel Police located an occupied suspicious vehicle parked on Crows Nest Court. The investigation led to the arrest of two 17-year-old males from Mt. Laurel and an 18-year-old male, also of Mt. Laurel. One of the juveniles was charged with possession of less than 50 grams marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. The other juvenile and 18-year-old male were charged with possession of less than 50 grams marijuana. All were released pending a court hearing.

A 2003 Ford F-150 pick-up truck was reported stolen from a parking lot on the 100 block of Gaither Drive sometime between Oct. 29 and Oct. 30.

On Oct. 30 at 2:35 a.m. Mt. Laurel Police conducted a stop on a suspicious person walking on Route 73 near Roger’s Walk. During the stop officers arrested a female, age 38, of Collingswood. She provided a false name to officers in an attempt to avoid being arrested on an outstanding criminal warrant. She was charged with hindering her own apprehension and released after satisfying the warrant.

On Oct. 29 at 6:15 p.m. Mt. Laurel Police responded to a hotel on Route 73 to check on the well-being of a guest. During the investigation officers arrested a male, age 27, of Philadelphia. He was wanted for violation of probation by the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office in Pennsylvania. He was also found in possession of drug paraphernalia. He was charged with being a fugitive from justice and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bail was set at $5,000 no 10 percent option and he was committed to the Burlington County Jail.

On Oct. 28 at 8:15 p.m. Mt. Laurel Police responded to a residence on West Bluebell Lane for a disturbance. The investigation led to the arrest of a female, age 56, of East Daisy Lane. She was involved in a dispute with a resident on West Daisy Lane and damaged property belonging to the victim. The female was charged with criminal mischief and released pending a court hearing.

An employee of a hotel on Route 73 reported that someone stole jewelry and an iPad from an unsecured administrative office sometime between Oct. 24 and Oct. 25.