Mantua Township crime blotter

Police respond to fires, accidents, and more from this past week.

The following report comes from the Mantua Township Police Department:

September 1st

· Officers responded to the Rite Aid on Route 45 for a trash can fire.

· Officers responded to a domestic dispute between a husband and wife in Buckingham Village. It was only an argument, and husband left for the night.

· Units supervised community service workers who cleaned up litter on the roadways.

· Ptl. Bair conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested an occupant with illegal possession of a handgun with hollow points ammunition and trace amounts of drugs.

September 2nd

· Ptl. Hauss attempted to conduct a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle that was being driven by a female that had active warrants for her arrest. The vehicle fled the stop and continued onto Route 295 with Ptl. Hauss in pursuit. The pursuit was called off and she was later arrested at her residence and placed in County Jail.

· Officers responded for a report of males fighting in the street. Everyone was gone on our arrival.

· Officers assisted a motorist at the Mantua CoinOp Laundry for a person that had locked their keys in their vehicle.

· Units responded to the White Oak Apartments for a domestic dispute between a mother and her son.

· Units assisted Harrison Township Police Department with a fight at the Mullica West Apartments

· Ptl. Mroz and his K-9 partner, Zuke, assisted Deptford Police Department with a vehicle sniff.

September 3rd

· Units responded to Villages of Berkley for a reported drive by shooting. Investigators learned the subject accidentally shot himself. They were charged accordingly.

· Units responded to a minor crash in the parking lot of Dippys Ice Cream

· Units responded to White Oak Apartments for a subject that had set off a box of fireworks in the middle of the street and then fled the area.

· Units responded to a female stumbling on Mantua Boulevard. She was transported to the hospital by County EMS

· Officers responded to the Target store for a female that was shoplifting. She was arrested, processed and released.

· Units responded to a crash in the area of the Home Depot on Route 45.

· Units responded to a noise complaint just after midnight for neighbors that were outside being too loud.

September 4th

· Officers responded to a domestic dispute where the victim believes an ex-friend has hacked their email account.

· Units responded to a minor crash at Main Street and Bridgeton Pike

· Units responded to a vehicle that had struck a trash can on Breakneck Road

September 5th

· Officers responded to Timbercrest Development for a report of a male yelling and pounding on a front door. Found to be a father and daughter disciplinary issue.

· Officers responded to a minor crash on the exit ramp from Route 55 to Woodbury Glassboro Road. County EMS responded for neck pain.

· Units responded to a disabled vehicle in the roadway. The vehicle was pushed off the roadway until AAA could respond

· Officers responded to a juvenile disturbance at the Walgreens store.

· Officers responded to a neighbor complaint where the caller put her bulk trash out and the neighbor moved it to in front of her driveway.

· Units responded to the Villages of Berkley for a report of a squatter at the victim’s residence he just took possession of.

· Officers took a harassment complaint where the victim’s step mother was sending her harassing text messages.

September 6th

· Units responded to a crash on Berkley Road where a vehicle struck a utility pole, causing low hanging wires. Before arrival, a delivery truck struck the wires, forcing multiple poles to break. Berkley Road was shut down most of the day to repair all poles and associated wiring.

· Two pugs were located in the Villages of Berkley without tags and were brought to the station until their owners could be located.

· Units responded to a crash in Wenonah on Mantua Avenue and Marion Avenue.

· Officers responded to a group home where a resident was throwing items at the care workers. Subject had to be restrained, escorted and transported to the hospital by County.

· Officers took a crash report that occurred in the parking lot of the Mantua Square shopping center

· Officers responded to a domestic dispute between a couple over her new job and him disconnecting the WiFi at the house.