Mantua Township patrol summary, May 30 to June 5

The following are on file at the Mantua Township Police Department.

May 30

  • Officers responded to a hit-and-run crash, in which a parked vehicle was struck while in the Great Clips parking lot.
  • Units responded to a juvenile in crisis. He was taken to the hospital for treatment.
  • Patrols were advised of subjects riding dirt bikes on the railroad tracks. They were gone on our arrival.
  • Officers responded to a single-vehicle crash on Glassboro Road, in which a vehicle struck a pole, cracking it.
  • Oldrati conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested an occupant for outstanding warrants. He was transported to the county jail.
  • Units were dispatched to a crash on Main Street by Route 45, in which a vehicle struck a pole, however, the vehicle had left prior to our arrival.
  • Patrols responded to a crash on Main Street by Heritage Road, in which a vehicle ran off the road to avoid a collision and hit an embankment.
  • Hasselman conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested the driver for drug related charges. He was processed and released.
  • Officers were dispatched because ducks were in the caller’s pool.
  • First Class Herner conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested an occupant for an outstanding warrant. He was processed and released.

May 31

  • Just after 2 a.m., officers responded to a burglary at the Heritage Dairy Store on Glassboro Road. Detectives responded, followed up on leads and made an arrest.
  • Units responded to a subject who had called a suicide prevention line. Officers made contact and the subject was transported to the hospital for treatment.
  • Special officers escorted students from Wenonah Elementary to the lake for an end of the year event.
  • Units responded to a minor crash on Route 45 in the area of the Wawa.
  • Units were dispatched to juveniles smoking marijuana in a vehicle in Wenonah. They were gone on our arrival and unable to be located.
  • Patrols responded to a crash on Bridgeton Pike near Heritage Road.
  • Officers were advised of two birds that were stuck in crab traps.
  • Officers assisted a motorist who had locked their keys in their vehicle at their house.
  • Officers responded to an intoxicated male attempting to start a fight in an apartment building.
  • Units responded to another crash on Bridgeton Pike and Heritage Road, in which it was reported that a subject was trapped in the vehicle.

 June 1

  • Units responded to a crash on Main Street, in which a vehicle struck a pole, cracking it and taking out power in the area.
  • Units responded to a homeowner who was digging in his front yard and struck a gas line.
  • Officers supervised community service workers who cleaned up litter in the area of Lambs Road and Pitman Road
  • Patrols responded to a crash on Glassboro Road by the Super Wawa for a vehicle that struck a pole and needed to be towed.
  • Officers responded to assist a homeowner who locked themselves out of their house.
  • Layton took a theft report in which the victim’s patio furniture was stolen. Ptl. Layton was able to track down two suspects and make an arrest of the subjects and return the furniture.
  • Officers responded to a resident who had a large snake on their property.
  • Oldrati conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested an occupant for possession of drugs.

June 2

  • Units responded to White Oak Apartments for a domestic dispute.
  • Officers supervised community service workers who cleaned up litter on Berkley Road in the area of Bridgeton Pike.
  • Crispin conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested an occupant for numerous outstanding warrants. He was processed and released.
  • Officers took a theft report in which an intoxicated male stated his wife might have stolen the vacuum cleaner.
  • A juvenile was arrested for lewdness and their probation officer was contacted.
  • Officers searched the woods in Ceres Park for a subject that was possibly having a drug-induced episode.

June 3

  • Officers took a criminal mischief complaint because a resident had some landscaping stone moved and rearranged.
  • Riepen and his K-9 partner, Bane, assisted the Washington Township Police with burglary suspects they were attempting to locate.
  • Officers escorted students from Wenonah Elementary to the lake for end of the year activities.
  • Units responded to a call where suspects walked into a house, mistaking for the neighbor’s house.

June 4

  • Patrols investigated the sound of gunshots in the middle of the night, but could not locate the source.
  • Officers responded to a minor crash in the parking lot of the Fireside Restaurant.
  • Officers took a criminal mischief report for a homeowner who had a damaged stone pillar in front of their house.
  • Officers assisted the code enforcement officer with a hoarding situation at an apartment.
  • Units responded to an animal complaint in which one neighbor’s dog attacked another. It was discovered the dog was not licensed and was cited.
  • Officers assisted the Berlin Police with a person who was reported missing.
  • Units took a missing persons report for a subject who was suicidal. They were located in Vineland and sent to the hospital for treatment.

June 5

  • Units responded to a vehicle fire on Harrison Avenue.
  • Officers took a report of criminal mischief to a house that had the front glass door broken.
  • Patrols responded to a neighbor complaint where one neighbor’s dogs kept coming into the caller’s yard.
  • Officers took a report of identity theft in which the victim’s online accounts were cancelled.
  • Units took a late crash report in which a vehicle struck a deer on Center Street.
  • Officers responded to a crash on Wenonah Avenue, but the vehicles were gone on our arrival.