Harrison Township Police report accidents, drug arrests

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

Motor Vehicle Crashes 

  • Sept. 21 – Parking lot of 123 Bridgeton Pike – two vehicles, no injuries. 
  • Sept. 21 – Bridgeton Pike and Gangemi Lane – one vehicle vs. deer, no injuries. 
  • Sept. 24 – Parking lot of iStorage 195 Bridgeton Pike – 1 vehicle vs. fence, no injuries. 
  • Sept. 26 – 300 block of Allens Lane – two vehicles, no injuries. 
  • Sept. 29 – 100 block of Mullica Hill Road – one vehicle vs. mailbox, no injuries. 
  • Sept. 29 – Mullica Hill and Lambs roads – two vehicles, no injuries. 
  • Sept. 30 – Cedar Road and Winding Way – one vehicle vs. deer, no injuries. 
  • Oct. 1 – 500 block of Mullica Hill Road – two vehicles, one injury refused medical treatment. 
  • Oct. 1 – Parking lot of 625 Breakneck Road – two vehicles, no injuries. 
  • Oct. 2 – Harrisonville Road and Clems Run – one vehicle vs. landscaping and mailboxes, no injuries. 
  • Oct. 2 – Cedar and Sherwin roads – two vehicles, no injuries. 
  • Oct. 2 – N. Main Street and Swedesboro Road – three vehicles, one injury. 
  • Oct. 2 – Mullica Hill and Barnsboro roads – two vehicles, no injuries. 
  • Oct. 2 – Swedesboro Road and Cromwell Drive – two vehicles, no injuries. 
  • Oct. 2 – S. Main Street and Mullica Hill Road – two vehicles, no injuries. 
  • Oct. 5 – Mullica Hill and Sherwin roads – two vehicles, no injuries.
  • Oct. 5 – Mullica Hill and Sherwin roads – one vehicle, two injuries.
  • Oct. 6 – Breakneck Rd. and Cedar rd. – two vehicles, one injury.
  • Oct. 7 – Stephen Sweeney Way and N. Main Street – two vehicles, no injuries.
  • Oct. 7 – Maria Elena Drive and Alexa Way – two vehicles, no injuries.
  • Oct. 8 – High Street and Washington Avenue – one vehicle vs. fire hydrant, one injury.
  • Oct. 8 – Swedesboro Road and Cider Press Drive – two vehicles, no injuries.
  • Oct. 8 – 300 block of Rabbit Court – two vehicles, no injuries.
  • Oct. 9 – Stephen Sweeney Way and N. Main Street – two vehicles, no injuries.
  • Oct. 9 – 400 block of Tomlin Station Road – one vehicle vs mailbox, pole, and parked vehicle, no injuries.
  • Oct. 11 – Parking lot of 143 Bridgeton Pike – one vehicle vs. curb, no injuries.
  • Oct. 11 – Swedesboro Road and N. Main Street – one vehicle vs. pole, one injury.
  • Oct. 11 – Breakneck and Cedar roads – two vehicles, one injury refused medical assistance.
  • Oct. 11 – 200 block of Bridgeton Pike – one vehicle vs. deer, one injury refused treatment.
  • Oct. 11 – N. Main Street and Stephen Sweeney Way – one vehicle vs. light standard and tree, no injuries.

Investigations / Arrests 

Sept. 21 – Units responded to the unit block of Fostertown Lane for a harassment complaint. The resident advised he was being harassed by a former friend from Fellowship Lane. Both parties agreed to no longer contact each other. 

Sept. 21 – Units responded to the unit block of Woodstown Road for a neighbor complaint. The resident advised her neighbors were allowing their dog to defecate on her property. After speaking with the neighbor, it was found the dog was defecating on its owner’s property. The complainant decided to take it up with the zoning official. 

Sept. 23 – Units responded to the Mullica West Apartments at 58 Woodstown Road for a motor vehicle theft. The victim reported unknown actor(s) stole his vehicle sometime overnight from the parking lot. The vehicle was unlocked and the key fob was left in the vehicle. 

Sept. 23 – While investigating the above complaint, another Mullica West resident reported her unlocked vehicle was entered sometime overnight. The vehicle was ransacked but nothing was taken. 

Sept. 23 – Units responded to the Mullica West Apartments at 58 Woodstown Road for a reported theft from a motor vehicle. The victim reported unknown actor(s) entered her vehicle between Sept. 16 and 20 and removed approximately $50 in loose coins and currency. The vehicle was unlocked at all times in question. 

Sept. 24 – Units responded to the 300 block of Allens Lane for a reported theft from a motor vehicle. The victim reported unknown actor(s) entered her unlocked vehicle and removed a backpack containing sports related items from her unlocked vehicle. The estimated value of loss is $50. 

Sept. 24 – Units responded to Mullica West Apartments at 58 Woodstown Road where the victim advised unknown actor(s) entered her vehicle sometime overnight. The vehicle was ransacked but nothing was taken. 

Sept. 25 – Units responded to Caliber Collision at 409 Swedesboro Road for a reported theft. Upon arrival, the manager advised sometime overnight, unknown actor(s) removed two wheels from a 2020 Nissan Altima. The vehicle was in their lot waiting for repairs after being involved in a crash. The total value of the theft is $1,488.34. 

Sept. 28 – Units responded to 700 Mullica Hill Road, Inspira Hospital, for an unwanted person. Officers found a patient who had recently been discharged in the ER waiting room in an agitated state. Officers were able to calm the subject down and arrange for a ride home for him. 

Sept. 28 – Ptl. Christopher Foster conducted a motor vehicle stop in the area of Stephen M. Sweeney Way and Walters Road. While speaking with the driver, a 42-year-old Marcus Hook, Pa., resident, Ptl. Foster obtained consent to search the vehicle. The search yielded four suspected Xanax pills. The driver was placed under arrest, transported to headquarters, processed, charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and released with a summons to appear in Gloucester County Superior Court. 

Sept. 29 – Units spoke to a resident of the 1300 block of Ellis Mill Road about a fraud complaint. The resident reported sending payment through “Cash App” to a caller he believed was from Wells Fargo Bank. The resident later discovered he was not, in fact, a Wells Fargo employee. 

Sept. 29 – Units responded to 700 Mullica Hill Road, Inspira Hospital, for an unwanted person. Upon arrival, it was found the subject had been discharged and was not allowed to wait inside due to medical symptoms. The subject was concerned they wouldn’t be home in time for their curfew. Contact was made with Camden County Parole who would arrange to pick the subject up and return them to their halfway house as the subject waited outside on a bench. 

Oct. 4 – Units responded to the area of Mullica Hill and Griffin roads for a motor vehicle complaint. Upon arrival, the driver of the vehicle, a 32-year-old Pottstown, Pa., resident was found unconscious behind the wheel of the vehicle. Upon making his vehicle safe and waking the driver, Ptl. Ryan Golden had him perform field sobriety tests. He could not perform said tests and was placed under arrest. In plain view in the vehicle was a glass smoking pipe. A subsequent probable cause search yielded a clear plastic baggie containing marijuana. The driver was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving while intoxicated. He was released on summonses to appear in Harrison Township Municipal Court. 

Oct. 4 – Units responded to the Mullica West Apartments at 58 Woodstown Road for a dispute. It was learned that two subjects had engaged in a physical altercation leading to one subject spraying the other with pepper spray. Special Law Enforcement Officer Cody German placed a 20-year-old Mantua resident under arrest. She was transported to headquarters where she was processed, charged with simple assault, and released on a summons to appear in Harrison Township Municipal Court. 

Oct. 7 – Units responded to 201 Bridgeton Pike, Mullica Hill Skin Care, for a bad check complaint. The office reported receiving a check for services rendered that was issued from a closed account.

Oct. 7 – Units responded to the 200 block of Allens Lane for a landlord tenant dispute. Upon arrival officers were able to calm both parties down without issue.

Oct. 7 – Units spoke with a resident of Woodline Court regarding an identity theft complaint. The resident advised unknown actor(s) were able to access his TD Bank account in NY and Connecticut.

Oct. 8 – Units spoke with a resident of Winding Way regarding a fraud/identity theft complaint. The resident advised receiving a letter from unemployment stating her application was accepted. The resident never applied and was directed to contact the unemployment office.

Oct. 9 – Units responded to 1 S. Main St., 322 BBQ for a reported motor vehicle theft. The owner advised sometime overnight, his commercial food trailer was stolen from the parking lot of the business. The trailer was recovered in Camden City on Oct. 11.

Oct. 10 – Units responded to 700 Mullica Hill Road, Inspira Hospital, for an unruly patient in the ER. Upon arrival, officers were able to assist with calming the patient so that he could receive proper treatment.