Mantua Township patrol summary: Feb. 6 to 12

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

Feb. 6

  • Ptl. Bair conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested an occupant for drug related charges after Ptl. Mroz and his K9 partner, Zuke, performed a drug sniff of the vehicle.
  • Ptl. Donovan and his K9 partner, Boomer, assisted Harrison Police Department and stood by with the opening of Clearview Regional Middle School.
  • Units responded to a hit-and-run crash that occurred on Center Street in which a FedEx truck was struck and the other vehicle kept going.
  • Officers served a restraining order.
  • Patrols responded to a solicitation complaint in the Bellmeade Development.
  • Officers took a report for an abandoned house that had the rear door removed.
  • Units responded to a report of a domestic disturbance between a father and adult son. It was a verbal argument only.
  • Sgt. Herner arrested a subject on an outstanding warrant. He was processed and released.

Feb. 7

  • Units assisted a motorist that had locked their keys in their vehicle while at Delaware Valley Florist.
  • Patrols responded to a crash on Mantua Boulevard by Evergreen in which a vehicle struck a township trash truck.
  • Officers responded to a minor crash on Center Street, however, the parties agreed to handle it amongst themselves.
  • Units responded to a tree across the roadway on Center Street.
  • Patrols responded to a tree that fell onto wires on Jackson Road.
  • Officers responded to a light standard that fell over in the Timbercrest Development.
  • Patrols responded to a minor crash in the parking lot of the Timberline Shopping Center.
  • A tree fell on wires on Boody Mill Road.
  • Units responded to a minor crash in the parking lot of the super Wawa.
  • Patrols responded to a report of someone banging on their front door attempting to break into the house. Units arrived and found the caller’s niece at the door attempting to visit the caller.
  • Patrols along with the fire department responded to a tree that fell onto a vehicle on Barnsboro Road and then another vehicle drove into the tree after it had fallen.
  • Ptl. Wolfsgruber conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested the driver for DUI.

Feb. 8

  • Units responded to a crash on Sacramento Drive in which a scooter crashed into a parked vehicle.
  • Patrols responded to an assault in which a house guest was told to leave and a fight broke out.
  • Patrols assisted with the 6th Annual Chili Run that started and finished at Carolina Blue.
  • Officers conducted their monthly car seat safety event at the Mantua Firehouse, where members of the public can stop in without an appointment to make sure their child seats are installed safely and correctly.
  • Officers took a report for a mailbox that was struck by a vehicle some time overnight.
  • Patrols responded to a three-vehicle crash on Glassboro Road at Mantua Boulevard where one vehicle needed to be towed from the scene.
  • Officers supervised community service workers who cleaned up litter on Breakneck Road.
  • Units assisted a resident with retrieving items at a residence after a restraining order was served.
  • Patrols assisted a resident with gaining access to his house after he was locked out.
  • Officers responded to two males that were fighting on a NJ Transit bus in Wenonah. The driver did not want them on board and they were removed from the bus and given a courtesy ride back to Woodbury.
  • Ptl. Oldrati conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested an occupant for an active warrant for his arrest. He was arrested, processed and turned over to the county jail.

Feb. 9

  • Officers responded to a male that was reported to be unconscious in the parking lot of the Wawa, however, he just fell asleep in his vehicle.
  • Patrols responded to a domestic between a mother and her 17-year-old daughter.
  • Units responded to a report of aggravated assault where a subject was assaulted and taken to Cooper Hospital for treatment.
  • Units responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash involving a deer by the super Wawa.

Feb. 10

  • Officers checked a shed that the homeowner thought was burglarized, however, nothing was missing and it may have been improperly secured.
  • Units responded to a three-vehicle crash on Berkley Road in the area of Woodlawn Avenue in which the vehicles needed to be towed from the scene.
  • Patrols took a report of identity theft in which several accounts were opened in the victim’s name in Ohio.
  • Officers checked on solicitor’s in Centre City that did not have a valid permit in Mantua.
  • Units responded to the Rite Aid store on Glassboro Road for an employee that was assaulted by a customer that had left prior to police arrival.
  • Patrols responded to an overdose in which a 33-year-old female was given NARCAN.
  • Ptl. Schnarr conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested the driver for obstruction charges as well as outstanding warrants. He was turned over to New Brunswick Police Department for the warrants.

Feb. 11

  • Units responded to a domestic assault between a mother and her adult daughter. The daughter was arrested for simple assault, processed and released.
  • Patrols responded to a hit-and-run crash that occurred on Mantua Boulevard in the area of Center Street.
  • Officers responded to a report of a crash on Mantua Boulevard by Wenonah Avenue where a vehicle needed to be towed from the scene.
  • Units also responded to a report of a crash on Jackson Road in the area of Breakneck Road where both vehicles needed to be towed.
  • Patrols responded to a crash on Center Street by New Street where a vehicle ran into the Garden Supply fence and needed to be towed from the scene.
  • Officers took a report for a lost license plate.
  • Units took a harassment complaint from threats from an estranged husband.

Feb. 12

  • Officers took a report of theft where the victim believes a contractor took them yesterday.
  • Ptl. Donovan and his K9 partner, Boomer, assisted Deptford Police Department with a search of Deptford High School for a threat that they received.
  • Units took a report for fraud and forgery for a victim that had forged checks cashed from his account.
  • Patrols responded to a tractor and trailer that had struck the traffic signal by the Route 45 Wawa and left the area. There did not appear to be any damage to the traffic signal.
  • Units responded to a disturbance at the Wenonah School playground after school hours, where a group of juveniles were harassing another.
  • Ptl. Sheilds assisted West Deptford Police Department with a subject that was under arrest.
  • Units responded to a domestic assault between a male and female. The male was arrested for assault and lodged in the county jail.
  • Ptl. Oldrati conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested an occupant for outstanding warrants. He was processed and released.