Mantua Township patrol summary: Jan. 9 to 15

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

Jan. 9

  • Units responded to a dispute between a husband and wife over his use of drugs while in the shower.
  • Officers assisted a motorist that had locked their keys in their vehicle while at the Home Depot.
  • Patrols responded to a hit-and-run crash for a dump truck that struck power lines on Grandview Avenue.
  • Units worked on a harassment complaint in which an Extreme Risk Protective Order was applied for and granted.
  • Patrols responded to the Heritage’s store on Lambs Road for a shoplifting. Officers were able to locate and arrest the subject.
  • Units responded to juveniles seen running down Elm Street in Wenonah with Amazon packages. Officers were able to locate the juveniles and arrested them.
  • Officers responded to Wenonah Elementary School for fumes in the school.
  • Patrols assisted the fire department with a residential fire on Woodstream Court in which the fire was contained to one unit.
  • Officers responded to six motor vehicle crashes in a 2-hour window in the afternoon. None of the crashes were serious.

Jan. 10

  • Officers responded to a vehicle that went through the red lights of a bus.
  • Units responded to a female in crisis that needed to go to the hospital for treatment.
  • Patrols responded to a juvenile complaint in which they were throwing traffic cones on Mercer Avenue. They were made to put them back where they came from and sent home.
  • Units responded to juveniles playing ding-dong-ditch on Skyline Circle.
  • Officers checked on a vehicle that was driving recklessly in the Kohls parking lot.
  • Special Officer Flem arrested a subject on outstanding warrants. He was processed and released.

Jan. 11

  • Units responded to a loitering complaint in the Wawa parking lot on Route 45.
  • Officers responded to neighbors banging on walls at 3 a.m. at the White Oak Apartments.
  • Officers supervised community service workers who cleaned up litter along Route 45 and Boodys Mill Road.
  • The department held their monthly car seat safety event in which parents can bring in their car seats to the Mantua Fire Department and specially trained officers can make sure they are installed safely and correctly without an appointment.
  • Ptl. Wolfsgruber conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested an occupant for outstanding warrants. He was processed and released.
  • Patrols took a harassment complaint in which a naked picture was posted of the victim on social media even though they stopped dating a long time ago.
  • Units took a report for credit card fraud.
  • Ptl. Oldrati arrested a subject on an active warrant following a call for service at the residence. The subject was turned over to Evesham Police, who held the warrant.

Jan. 12

  • Units assisted a downstairs resident who had water leaking into their house from the upstairs resident at 3 a.m.
  • A tree fell across Lambs Road in the area of Tylers Mill Road and had to be removed by the fire department. The roadway was closed for a short period.
  • Patrols responded to a domestic dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend in the Royal Oak Apartments.
  • Officers supervised community service workers who cleaned up litter along Maple Avenue and Central Avenue.
  • Units responded to a crash on Route 45 in the area of Planet Fitness.
  • Officers responded to a crash on Glassboro Road in the area of Center Street.
  • Special Officer Flem conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested two subjects for drug related charges. They were processed and released.

Jan. 13

  • Officers checked on a vacant property that had an open door.
  • Patrols along with the fire department responded to a report of gas fumes coming from the garage area.
  • A resident reported that their detached garage was broken into sometime between Christmas and the day of the call.
  • An ATV was caught riding on Route 45. It was impounded and the male was sent walking with tickets.
  • Officers assisted Harrison Township police with a crash on Route 45 at Cohawkin Road.
  • Patrols along with the fire department responded to a dwelling fire on Pendragon Way. An oven was on fire and quickly extinguished without any damage to the house.
  • Units responded to a report of a crash at Main Street and Breakneck Road, however, it turned out to be in Harrison Township.
  • Officers responded to a report of vehicles racing in Harrison Avenue, however, they were gone upon our arrival.

Jan. 14

  • Units responded to a minor crash on Glassboro Road near Timbercrest Drive.
  • Patrols responded to Gateway High School to investigate an assault that took place at Wenonah elementary school the night prior.
  • Officers searched for an elderly female with dementia that walked away from her house in Wenonah. She was located later in the evening at a relative’s house in Philadelphia.
  • Units along with the fire department investigated smoke coming from the area of Car Effex. It was found to be a homeowner with an illegal burn in their backyard.
  • Units assisted Harrison Township police with a fatal crash on Route 322 by the new hospital. Officers handled calls in their town while they investigated the crash.
  • Officers responded to juveniles at the Wawa on Route 45 swinging around a machete at trees. Officers arrived and found it was not a machete.
  • Patrols along with the fire department and EMS responded to a crash on Berkley Road in which a vehicle struck a pole to avoid a squirrel and overturned.

Jan. 15

  • Units responded to a crash on Center Street by New Street in which a single vehicle struck a pole.
  • Patrols responded to a male that was feeling suicidal and wanted to go to the hospital for treatment.
  • Officers took a report for criminal mischief in which a lock to a business was cut.
  • Patrols escorted a female to pick up her vehicle which was taken without her consent.
  • Units along with the fire department responded to a report of natural gas coming from inside the house.
  • Officers were alerted to a male wearing a viking outfit riding a motorcycle in a reckless manner on Route 45.
  • Ptl. Lipsett conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested the passenger for outstanding warrants. She was processed and released.
  • Units responded to a minor crash in the parking lot of the Chick-Fil-A.
  • Patrols responded to an assault that had taken place at Wenonah Elementary School.
  • Units responded to an abandoned property that was forced open.
  • Officers responded to a three vehicle crash on Main Street by True North Church in which two vehicles needed to be towed.
  • Cpl. Hauss conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested two subjects for outstanding warrants and drug related charges.