Mantua Township patrol summary: Jan. 1 to 8

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

Jan. 1

  • Units responded to a loud party at 1:30 a.m. Officers talked to the homeowner who agreed to wrap it up.
  • Patrols responded to ATVs driving along the railroad tracks in Sewell.
  • Ptl. Oldrati conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested an occupant for multiple outstanding warrants. He was sent to the county jail.

Jan. 2

  • Ptl. Oldrati conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested an occupant for outstanding warrants. He was processed and released.
  • Units took a report for a stolen township owned trash can.
  • Patrols responded to a minor crash in the parking lot of Sewell School.
  • Officers responded to a crash in Wenonah Cemetery.
  • Units responded to a solicitation complaint in the Centre City development.

Jan. 3

  • Ptl. Crispin conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested the driver for DUI who was over two times the legal limit.
  • Units responded to a minor crash in the parking lot of the Walgreens store.
  • Officers investigated a mail fraud complaint, however, the homeowner in Wenonah did not fall for it and wanted us to be aware of it.
  • Patrols along with the fire department and EMS responded to a crash on Breakneck Road in which a vehicle overturned. The patient was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and the vehicle was towed.
  • Units responded to a shoplifting that occurred at the Target store. The female was arrested, processed and released with a court date.
  • Officers responded to a crash on Glassboro Road in the area of Center Street.
  • Patrols investigated a stolen purse that occurred in the Dollar General store.
  • Officers responded to a single vehicle crash involving a deer in the area of Wenonah Lake.
  • Ptl. Bair conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested the driver for DUI.

Jan. 4

  • Officers took a report for credit card fraud.
  • Patrols responded to an initial report of a harassment complaint, however, quickly learned the caller was in crisis and taken to the hospital for treatment.
  • Units responded to a crash on Glassboro Road on the Deptford/Wenonah border.
  • Officers arrested a subject that had stolen a purse from the Dollar General on the previous day.
  • Units responded to the Hallmark store for an intoxicated female that was in the store attempting to shoplift.

Jan. 5

  • Units responded to the Target store for a shoplifter that was still in the store. Officers arrested the subject, processed and released them.
  • Officers took a report for credit card fraud.
  • Patrols responded to the Target store for subject that had shoplifted and fled the store towards Route 55.
  • Units responded to a young female that was in crisis and needed to be transported to the hospital for treatment.
  • Patrols responded to the Taco Bell for a dispute between a customer and the store in which the customer threw trash in the drive threw window.

Jan. 6

  • Units assisted a motorist that had locked their keys in their running vehicle while parked at their house.
  • Officers investigated a suspicious trash bag that was left on the side of the road.
  • Patrols responded to a minor crash on Main Street in which a vehicle struck a township trash truck.
  • Units took a report for a lost identification.
  • Officers responded to a minor crash in the area of the Mantua Post Office.
  • Patrols responded to a neighbor complaint in which the caller states that her neighbor comes in and out of her house without permission.
  • Ptl. Oldrati conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested an occupant for outstanding warrants. They were processed and released.
  • Units responded to a vehicle that was taken without the owner’s consent and involved in a crash somewhere, but broke down at the super Wawa.
  • Patrols responded to the Kmart parking lot for parked vehicles playing music loudly.

Jan. 7

  • Units responded to a single vehicle crash on Jackson Road in which a vehicle struck a deer.
  • Patrols responded along with the fire department for a chair on fire on a front porch.
  • Officers responded to five crashes in a two-hour window during the snow storm. They were all minor and no injuries were reported in any crash.
  • Ptl. Oldrati conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested an occupant for outstanding warrants. He was processed and released.

Jan. 8

  • Units responded to a tree that had fallen onto a vehicle on West Landing Road by Harrison Avenue.
  • Officers served a restraining order.
  • Patrols responded to an ATV riding on the railroad tracks, however, he was gone upon our arrival.
  • Units took a report for identity theft.
  • Officers responded to Marshall’s Towing on Route 45 for a dispute between the tow company and a customer.
  • Patrols assisted a motorist that had locked their keys in their vehicle at the Dollar General.
  • Units along with the fire department and EMS responded to a head-on-crash on Mt Royal Road and Royal Oaks Drive. There were no serious injuries and both vehicles were towed from the scene.