Mantua Township Police Report: May 14 through May 27

The following incidents were reported by the Mantua Township Police Department.

The following information was provided by the Mantua Township Police Department.

May 14

  • Units responded to juveniles attempting to break into cars in Wenonah at 2 a.m.
  • Officers assisted Pitman Police Department with a domestic disturbance with a report of a weapon involved.
  • Patrols took a theft report for an ex-girlfriend that stole a change jar.
  • Units responded to a domestic between adult siblings in which one was harassing the other.
  • Officers provided an escort to a person that needed to gather their belongings from a house they were no longer welcome at.
  • Patrols assisted a person in applying for a restraining order.
  • Units responded to a male that had overdosed in Wenonah and CPR was in progress. He was transported to the hospital.

 

May 15

  • Units responded to a single vehicle crash on Jackson Road.
  • Officers responded to juveniles attempting to break into cars in Wenonah at 2 a.m. again, however, they were located and taken into custody.
  • Patrols responded to the PetSmart store for a dog that was locked inside a vehicle. The dog unlocked the door for the officer.
  • Units, along with the fire department, responded to a two vehicle crash on Glassboro Road at Route 55. Both drivers went to the hospital and both vehicle were towed from the scene.
  • Officers responded to Wurst Towing for an irate customer who could not get their vehicle out of impound.
  • Units assisted Harrison Police Department with a patient that was trying to leave the ER at Inspira Hospital.

 

May 16

  • Officers responded along with the fire department for a gas leak in a basement coming from a dryer.
  • Cpl. Hauss conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested a subject on an active warrant. They were processed and released.
  • Units responded to a domestic dispute between a couple in which the male half left the house prior to their arrival.
  • Ptl. Oldrati conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested a subject on an active warrant. They were processed and released.
  • Officers responded to the Evergreen Rest Home for a subject that was in cardiac arrest and CPR was being administered.
  • Officers took a report for a stolen laptop from a vehicle.
  • Units responded to a subject that was standing on the railroad tracks in Wenonah, but was gone upon their arrival.
  • Patrols responded to a neighbor complaint for a fence that was being installed with the wrong side facing the caller’s house.
  • Units responded to a juvenile complaint for the juvenile’s yelling obscenities.
  • Officers responded to Burger Fence for a possible burglary in progress. The owner was contacted and he was familiar with the subjects on scene.

 

May 17

  • Units responded to a noise complaint at 1 a.m. for loud music coming from an apartment building.
  • Officers responded to a parking complaint in the White Oak Apartments for vehicles parked in a handicapped space without a placard.
  • Patrols responded to a minor crash in Wenonah on Mantua Avenue at Lincoln Avenue.
  • Units responded to an intoxicated male that was threatening to harm himself.  He was taken to the hospital for treatment.
  • Officers responded to a subject that had overdosed and was now hallucinating.
  • Patrols responded to two juvenile brothers fighting in the front yard.

 

May 18

  • Officers responded to a disabled vehicle on Jackson Road that needed to be towed.
  • Patrols responded to a harassment complaint where the accused is a neighbor who is continually verbally harassing her.
  • Units took a cyber harassment complaint for a victim that is being harassed on social media.
  • Officers, along with crisis workers, responded to the White Oak Apartments for a subject who was in crisis.
  • Patrols responded to a dispute between a furniture delivery company and the person that bought them.

 

May 19

  • Officers took a criminal mischief report for the Tea House in Wenonah that was vandalized.
  • Units responded to a vehicle leaving the Home Depot where the driver appeared to be under the influence. They were stopped and evaluated and determined to be sober.
  • Patrols checked on a subject that had thrown sticks and stones at a vehicle on Glassboro Road in Wenonah. Subject was gone upon their arrival and could not be located.
  • Officers assisted a motorist that had locked their keys in their vehicle while at the Target store.
  • Units took a report for telephone fraud where the victim lost $10,000.

 

May 20

  • Units responded to a possible burglary, but further investigation found no report was needed.
  • Officers assisted East Greenwich Police with a crash that occurred in their town in which the driver was arrested for DUI at 10 a.m.
  • Patrols responded to ATVs riding along the railroad tracks in Sewell.
  • Officers responded to a child custody dispute and found the female to have several outstanding warrants. She was processed and released.

 

May 21

  • Officers, along with the fire department, responded to a dumpster fire in the Pinebrook Apartments just after midnight.
  • Units responded to a fraud complaint for a credit card that was opened in the caller’s name.
  • Patrols escorted a subject to retrieve their personal belongings from a house they were no longer welcome at.
  • Officers responded to the Dollar General for a shopping cart that hit a vehicle.
  • Units responded in Sewell for a homeowner that struck a water line belonging to the MUA.
  • Officers assisted a resident with obtaining a restraining order and then serving that order once it was granted.
  • Patrols responded to a domestic dispute between a mother and her adult daughter.
  • Officers responded to a subject that had overdosed and was unconscious in his bathroom.
  • Patrols took a report for a stolen bicycle.

 

May 22

  • Officers responded to a dispute that occurred on the side of the road on Glassboro Road in Wenonah in which occupants inside a vehicle started to verbally argue.  Officers gave a courtesy transport and the others continued along.
  • Patrols responded to a call where the victim’s ex was using an old phone of theirs to hack into their accounts.
  • Units assisted a motorist that had broken down on Glassboro Road by Route 55.
  • Officers responded to a residential burglary in progress and found a subject inside the house upon arrival. The subject was arrested, processed and turned over to the county jail.
  • Patrols took a complaint where a contractor was paid to do work and never finished the job.
  • Officers took a fraud complaint in which money was removed from the victim’s account using a fake check.

 

May 23

  • Units monitored Route 45 by Planet Fitness as it started to flood.
  • Officers responded to a male in crisis that needed to go to the hospital.
  • Patrols assisted the NJ State Police with a crash on Route 55.
  • Units responded to a male that had overdosed.
  • Officers responded to a minor crash on Glassboro Road in the area of Center Street.
  • Patrols assisted Pitman Police Department with a subject that was threatening to kill people inside a house and SWAT responded.

 

May 24

  • Patrols responded to a female that had overdosed and CPR was being administered.
  • Officers responded to a loitering complaint at the Wawa on Route 45.
  • Units assisted a disoriented female walking on Glassboro Road by Route 55.
  • Officers responded to a neighbor complaint in the Villages of Berkley.
  • Patrols responded to a mother that wanted her adult children to leave the house as they were annoying her.
  • Units responded to a fireworks complaint in the Centre City development.

 

May 25

  • Officers responded to a single vehicle crash on Glassboro Road by the Fireside Restaurant.  The driver was arrested for DUI.
  • Units responded to a crash on Route 45 in the area of the Rite Aid.
  • Patrols assisted a female with obtaining a restraining order against her ex.
  • Officers responded to a child custody dispute.
  • Units responded to a found bicycle.

 

May 26

  • Officers took a report for a theft from a motor vehicle that occurred in Wenonah.
  • Units took a report for a stolen license plate.
  • Patrols responded to a possible violation of a restraining order.
  • Officers took a report for a stolen township trash can.
  • Units took a report for a stolen package that was signed for by an unknown subject and then took that package.
  • Patrols responded to an elderly male with possible dementia driving in a field. Squad transported to driver to the hospital for an evaluation.
  • Units responded to a fireworks complaint by the golf course.

 

May 27

  • Officers assisted Woodbury Heights Police Department with a domestic dispute in their town.
  • Units responded to a male that had overdosed. He was taken to the hospital for treatment.
  • Patrols responded to a female that had overdosed and needed to go to the hospital.
  • Officers responded to a child custody dispute.
  • Units responded to a neighbor complaint regarding trees being cut down without permission while they were not home.
  • Patrols responded to a minor crash in the area of Dempseys Auto.
  • Officers responded to a dispute in the Target parking lot where there was a nearly a crash, and one driver got out and kicked the other driver’s vehicle.
  • Units responded to the Wawa store on Center Street for a shoplifting.