WASHINGTON TWP. POLICE DEPARTMENT
Gloucester County, NJ


         
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February 26, 2013
Attempted Burglary/ Discharge of Firearm
On February 26, 2013 at 413 pm officers were dispatched to Birches Apartments for the report of an attempted burglary with a shot fired.
(See details here)

February 22, 2013
Shooting Arrest Made
On February 22, 2013 at 1210 pm an arrest was made in relation to the below Robbery / Shooting that took place on February 21, 2013.
(See details here)

February 21, 2013
Robbery / Shooting
On February 21, 2013 officers responded to Antiques Only in Turnersville, NJ for the report of a shooting. (See details here)

February 15, 2013
Burglary Arrest
On February 15, 2013 at 230 pm officers responded to the report of a home burglary and subsequently arrested Nicholas Delconte of Sewell, NJ.  (See details here)

December 5, 2012
Ashley Willis of Laurel Springs was arrested after officers were dispatched to the Wendy's Restaruant (SH 42) for the report of a robbery involving a handgun. (See details
here)

October 10, 2012
Jason Kammerer of Woodlynne, NJ was arrested for invasion of privacy after he was observed videotaping two boys in a public bathroom. (See details
here)


August 21, 2012

On August 18, 2012 at 525 am officers were dispatched to Iron Horse Auto Sales for suspicious activity. Officers arrived and arrested two subjects for theft of catalytic converters. (See details here)

August 10, 2012
Congratulations to the Washington Twp. Junior Police Academy Class of 2012.

June 21, 2012
Burglar Alarm Enforcement Notice

May 29, 2012
Truck Tailgate Theft Alert
There has been a recent trend of pickup truck tailgates being stolen within Washington Twp. (See details here)

May 21, 2012
Home Burglary Suspect Arrested
On May 17, 2012 at 404 pm officers and detectives from the Washington Twp. Police Department responded to a home burglary in progress and subsequently arrested Stephan Bauer.  (See details here)
 
April 14, 2012
Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash
On April 14, 2012 at 1140 pm officers from the Washington Twp. Police Department responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Pitman Downer Rd. and Altair Dr. (See details here)

March 29, 2012
Synthetic Marijuana Arrests
On March 28, 2012 at 2pm detectives and officers from the Washington Twp. Police Department executed search warrants on local businesses for selling synthetic marijuana. 
(See details here)
NJ.com related article

March 27, 2012
Robbery
On March 27, 2012 at 843 pm officers responded to the report of a robbery of the Radio Shack (Crosskeys Commons) on SH 42. (See details here)

March 11, 2012
Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash
On March 11, 2012 at 539 pm a fatal motor vehicle crash occurred on Salina Rd in the area of Sewell Rd. (See details here)

March 8, 2012
Burglary Arrests
Ryan Urbanek (24) of Pitman, NJ and David Walton (28) of Sewell, NJ have been a charged with multiple residential burglaries. (See details here)

February 21, 2012
Robbery
On February 16, 2012 at 631 pm officers and detectives from the Washington Twp. Police Department responded to the report of a robbery at the Dunkin Donuts on SH 47 Sewell, NJ.
(See details and suspect photo here)


August 6, 2012
Armed Robbery
On August 6, 2012 at 1125 am officers were dispatched to the ALDI Food Store on SH 42 for the report of an armed robbery. (See details here)

July 12, 2012
Attempted Robbery
On July 12, 2012 at 301 pm there was an attempted robbery in Atkinson Park involving a subject armed with a handgun. A gunshot was reported to have been fired during the incident.
(See details here)


February 11, 2012
Attempted Child Luring
On February 10, 2012 at 449 pm the Washington Twp. Police Department received a report that there was an attempted child luring on a 10 yr old child. (See details here)

February 10, 2012
Bank Robbery
On February 10, 2012 at 212 pm officers from the Washington Twp. Police Department were dispatched to the TD Bank on SH 42 (Ganttown Plaza) Turnersville, NJ for the report of a bank robbery.  (See details
here)

February 8, 2012
Wanted Person

Jeffrey Schultz (34 of Sewell, NJ) is wanted for receiving stolen property and is a person of interest in multiple home burglaries in Washington Twp. (See photograph and details here)

January 30, 2012
TGI Fridays dontates to the Washington Twp. Police K-9 Program (See
K-9 Donation page)

December 23, 2011
Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

On December 22, 2011 at 117 pm a fatal motor vehicle crash occurred on Egg Harbor Rd. at Longbow Dr.
(See details
here)

December 14, 2011
Carjacking /Robbery
On December 10, 2011 at 539 pm a carjacking took place in the parking lot of Boston Market on SH 42 in Turnersville, NJ.  (See detail
here)

November 11, 2011
Fatal Stabbing
On the evening of November 10, 2011 a woman was fatally stabbed in a possible domestic violence incident. An arrest has since been made.
(See related article
here)



October 17, 2011
Home Invasion
NJ.com related article
On October 17, 2011 at 445am officers of the Washington Twp. Police Department were dispatched to a home on Fomalhaut Ave. for the report of a home invasion involving suspects armed with handguns. (See details here)

October 17, 2011
Attempted Robbery
On October 17, 2011 at 206am officers of the Washington Twp. Police Department were dispatched to TGI Fridays (State Highway 42) for the report of an armed robbery with a handgun.  (See details here)

November 8, 2011
Serious Motor Vehicle Crash
On November 8, 2011 at 527 am officers responded to a serious motor vehicle crash where a vehicle struck a utility pole resulting in the occupants becoming trapped within their vehicle.
(See details
here)  

December 20, 2011
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”
The Washington Township Police Department is participating in the 2011 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Drunk Driving Enforcement Campaign. The state grant funded program supported a checkpoint on
December 16, 2011. (See results here

September 11, 2011
Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

On September 11, 2011 at 1254 pm a fatal motor vehicle crash occurred on Fishpond Rd. by Cresthaven Ct.  (See details here)

October 25, 2011
"Over the Limit Under Arrest"

NJ.com related article
On October 21, 2011 the Washington Twp. Police Department participated in the "Over the Limit Under Arrest" DWI enforcement campaign. (See details here)

November 29th, 2011
Criminal Mischief
On November 27, 2011 at 131 am officers were dispatched to a residential area for reports of numerous vehicle tires being slashed. 
(See details here)

September 6, 2011
Counterfeit Currency Arrests
On September 2, 2011 officers and detectives from the Washington Twp. Police Department arrested Ryan Martin of Pitman, NJ and Michael Lotsey of Lindenwold, NJ in conjunction with the possession and production of counterfeit currency. (See details here)

September 6, 2011
Home Burglary Suspect Arrested
On September 1, 2011 detectives from the Washington Twp. Police Department arrested David O'Quinn of Sewell, NJ for the burglary of two residential properties. (See details here)

October 14, 2011
Disorderly Conduct
On October 14, 2011 at 953am the Washington Twp. Police Department received a report of a male standing in front of a residence with a rifle. (See details here)

October 8, 2011
Child Safety Seat Event
On October 29, 2011 between 10am and 2pm the Washington Twp. Police Department will be conducting a child safety seat check-up event.  (See details
here)

September 6, 2011
CDS Distribution Arrests
On August 31, 2011 at 732 pm officers and detectives from the Washington Twp. Police Department arrested Martin McCann and Spencer Cohen both of Turnersville, NJ for possession of cds with intent to distribute and receiving stolen property. (See details here

August 30, 2011
On August 30, 2011 a male subject was charged with attempted burglary relating to an incident where he attempted to break into a residence and was injured after he fell off of a rear deck and landed on top of several trash cans. (See details here)

July 27, 2011
On July 22, 2011 at 1117 pm a Washington Twp. Police Officer was struck by a vehicle while he was conducting a motor vehicle stop. The accused driver was subsequently arrested for DWI. (See details
here)

July 8, 2011
Arrest Made
Robbery / Vehicle Pursuit
On June 15, 2011 at 540 am officers from the Washington Twp. Police Department responded to a robbery and aggravated assault at the Xtra Gas Station on State Highway 47. (See details
here)

May 31, 2011 Aggravated Assault
On May 31, 2011 at 1141 am officers from the Washington Twp Police Department responded to Orchard Valley Middle School for the report of a student who assaulted another student with a razor. (See details
here)

May 27, 2011
Vehicle Pursuit

On May 26, 2011 at 357 am officers from the Washington Twp. Police Department arrested a subject for operating a stolen motor vehicle after being involved in a motor vehicle pursuit which resulted in a crash. (See details
here)

May 24, 2011
Home Invasion
On May 20, 2011 at 1110 pm officers from the Washington Twp. Police Department responded to a report of a home invasion involving three males who forced their way into a residence while armed with handguns. (See details
here)

May 17, 2011
On May 13, 2011 at 1010 am William Stone of Sewell, NJ was arrested and charged with stealing an I-Pod from a victim who was waiting in the lobby of the Washington Twp. Police Department. (See details here)

May 13, 2011
On May 12, 2011 at 828 pm officers from the Washington Twp. Police Department responded to a serious motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on SH 42. (See details here

May 13, 2011
On May 12, 2011 at 1148 am officers from the Washington Twp. Police Department responded to the report of a female being pulled inside of a residence against her will. It was also reported that a firearm was involved.  The Gloucester County SWAT team was activated to assist in the investigation.  (See details
here)

May 12, 2011
On May 9, 2011 detectives from the Washington Twp. Police Department arrested Joshua Wurster of Atco, NJ and Salvatore Giglio of Sewell, NJ in connection with a residential burglary that occurred on May 1, 2011.  (See details
here)

 
May 11, 2011
On May 5, 2011 at 1004 am officers and detecticves from the Washington Twp. Police Department along with the New Jersey State Police executed a search warrant on a residence and seized 28 marijuana plants.  Richard King of Claymont Ct. Sewell, NJ was subsequently arrested and charged with  maintaining a marijuana production facility. (See details
here)

May 10, 2011
On May 2, 2011 at 1230 pm a burglary to a residence occurred on Bunker Hill Rd. Sewell, NJ. The subject reportedly kicked open the front door to gain entry. Ryan Mitchell of Mullica Hill, NJ was ultimately arrested following a thorough investigation by officers and detectives of the Washington Twp. Police Department. (See details here)

May 3, 2011
On May 1, 2011 at 6 pm officers responded to a burglary in progress of a residence and subsequently arrested Nicholas Bounasis of Somers Point, NJ. (See details here)

April 28, 2011
On April 27, 2011 at 943 am officers and detectives from the Washington Twp. Police Department arrested Matthew McGlodrick of Sewell, NJ for attempted burglary to a residence.  (See details here)

April 27, 2011
On April 26, 2011 at 501 pm officers from the Washington Twp. Police Department responded to the report of a home burglary in progress on Glenn Ct. Sewell, NJ.  Upon arrival the officers engaged the subject in a foot chase and ultimatelty arrested and charged Michael Farringo of Sewell, NJ with burglary.  (See details
here)
                    
April 26, 2011
On April 23, 2011 at 1040 pm officers from the Washington Twp. Police Department responded to the Hampton Inn (SH 42) for the report of a robbery involving a subject armed with a handgun.  (See details
here)  
 
April 26, 2011
On April 23, 2011 at 610 am officers from the Washington Twp. Police Department arrested Richard Miller of Sewell, NJ for several motor vehicle burglaries. (See details
here)

On May 13, 2011 at 1010 am William Stone of Sewell, NJ was arrested and charged with stealing an I-Pod from a victim who was waiting in the lobby of the Washington Twp. Police Department. (See details On May 12, 2011 at 828 pm officers from the Washington Twp. Police Department responded to a serious motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on SH 42. (See details On May 2, 2011 at 1230 pm a burglary to a residence occurred on Bunker Hill Rd. Sewell, NJ. The subject reportedly kicked open the front door to gain entry. Ryan Mitchell of Mullica Hill, NJ was ultimately arrested following a thorough investigation by officers and detectives of the Washington Twp. Police Department. (See details )On May 1, 2011 at 6 pm officers responded to a burglary in progress of a residence and subsequently arrested Nicholas Bounasis of Somers Point, NJ. (See details )On April 27, 2011 at 943 am officers and detectives from the Washington Twp. Police Department arrested Matthew McGlodrick of Sewell, NJ for attempted burglary to a residence.  (See details

On May 13, 2011 at 1010 am William Stone of Sewell, NJ was arrested and charged with stealing an I-Pod from a victim who was waiting in the lobby of the Washington Twp. Police Department. (See details On May 12, 2011 at 828 pm officers from the Washington Twp. Police Department responded to a serious motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on SH 42. (See details On May 2, 2011 at 1230 pm a burglary to a residence occurred on Bunker Hill Rd. Sewell, NJ. The subject reportedly kicked open the front door to gain entry. Ryan Mitchell of Mullica Hill, NJ was ultimately arrested following a thorough investigation by officers and detectives of the Washington Twp. Police Department. (See details )On May 1, 2011 at 6 pm officers responded to a burglary in progress of a residence and subsequently arrested Nicholas Bounasis of Somers Point, NJ. (See details )On April 27, 2011 at 943 am officers and detectives from the Washington Twp. Police Department arrested Matthew McGlodrick of Sewell, NJ for attempted burglary to a residence.  (See details

 

On May 13, 2011 at 1010 am William Stone of Sewell, NJ was arrested and charged with stealing an I-Pod from a victim who was waiting in the lobby of the Washington Twp. Police Department. (See details On May 12, 2011 at 828 pm officers from the Washington Twp. Police Department responded to a serious motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on SH 42. (See details On May 2, 2011 at 1230 pm a burglary to a residence occurred on Bunker Hill Rd. Sewell, NJ. The subject reportedly kicked open the front door to gain entry. Ryan Mitchell of Mullica Hill, NJ was ultimately arrested following a thorough investigation by officers and detectives of the Washington Twp. Police Department. (See details )On May 1, 2011 at 6 pm officers responded to a burglary in progress of a residence and subsequently arrested Nicholas Bounasis of Somers Point, NJ. (See details )On April 27, 2011 at 943 am officers and detectives from the Washington Twp. Police Department arrested Matthew McGlodrick of Sewell, NJ for attempted burglary to a residence.  (See details

 

On May 13, 2011 at 1010 am William Stone of Sewell, NJ was arrested and charged with stealing an I-Pod from a victim who was waiting in the lobby of the Washington Twp. Police Department. (See details On May 12, 2011 at 828 pm officers from the Washington Twp. Police Department responded to a serious motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on SH 42. (See details On May 2, 2011 at 1230 pm a burglary to a residence occurred on Bunker Hill Rd. Sewell, NJ. The subject reportedly kicked open the front door to gain entry. Ryan Mitchell of Mullica Hill, NJ was ultimately arrested following a thorough investigation by officers and detectives of the Washington Twp. Police Department. (See details )On May 1, 2011 at 6 pm officers responded to a burglary in progress of a residence and subsequently arrested Nicholas Bounasis of Somers Point, NJ. (See details )On April 27, 2011 at 943 am officers and detectives from the Washington Twp. Police Department arrested Matthew McGlodrick of Sewell, NJ for attempted burglary to a residence.  (See details

 

On May 13, 2011 at 1010 am William Stone of Sewell, NJ was arrested and charged with stealing an I-Pod from a victim who was waiting in the lobby of the Washington Twp. Police Department. (See details On May 12, 2011 at 828 pm officers from the Washington Twp. Police Department responded to a serious motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on SH 42. (See details On May 2, 2011 at 1230 pm a burglary to a residence occurred on Bunker Hill Rd. Sewell, NJ. The subject reportedly kicked open the front door to gain entry. Ryan Mitchell of Mullica Hill, NJ was ultimately arrested following a thorough investigation by officers and detectives of the Washington Twp. Police Department. (See details )On May 1, 2011 at 6 pm officers responded to a burglary in progress of a residence and subsequently arrested Nicholas Bounasis of Somers Point, NJ. (See details )On April 27, 2011 at 943 am officers and detectives from the Washington Twp. Police Department arrested Matthew McGlodrick of Sewell, NJ for attempted burglary to a residence.  (See details

 

On May 13, 2011 at 1010 am William Stone of Sewell, NJ was arrested and charged with stealing an I-Pod from a victim who was waiting in the lobby of the Washington Twp. Police Department. (See details On May 12, 2011 at 828 pm officers from the Washington Twp. Police Department responded to a serious motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on SH 42. (See details On May 2, 2011 at 1230 pm a burglary to a residence occurred on Bunker Hill Rd. Sewell, NJ. The subject reportedly kicked open the front door to gain entry. Ryan Mitchell of Mullica Hill, NJ was ultimately arrested following a thorough investigation by officers and detectives of the Washington Twp. Police Department. (See details )On May 1, 2011 at 6 pm officers responded to a burglary in progress of a residence and subsequently arrested Nicholas Bounasis of Somers Point, NJ. (See details )On April 27, 2011 at 943 am officers and detectives from the Washington Twp. Police Department arrested Matthew McGlodrick of Sewell, NJ for attempted burglary to a residence.  (See details

 

On May 13, 2011 at 1010 am William Stone of Sewell, NJ was arrested and charged with stealing an I-Pod from a victim who was waiting in the lobby of the Washington Twp. Police Department. (See details On May 12, 2011 at 828 pm officers from the Washington Twp. Police Department responded to a serious motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on SH 42. (See details On May 2, 2011 at 1230 pm a burglary to a residence occurred on Bunker Hill Rd. Sewell, NJ. The subject reportedly kicked open the front door to gain entry. Ryan Mitchell of Mullica Hill, NJ was ultimately arrested following a thorough investigation by officers and detectives of the Washington Twp. Police Department. (See details )On May 1, 2011 at 6 pm officers responded to a burglary in progress of a residence and subsequently arrested Nicholas Bounasis of Somers Point, NJ. (See details )On April 27, 2011 at 943 am officers and detectives from the Washington Twp. Police Department arrested Matthew McGlodrick of Sewell, NJ for attempted burglary to a residence.  (See details

 

April 21, 2011
On April 19, 2011 at 1038 PM a robbery occurred at the Extra Gas Station located on S.H. 47  Sewell, NJ.  (See details here)

April 19, 2011
On April 19, 2011 detectives and officers from the Washington Twp. Police Department executed a search warrant and subsequently arrested Tyler Murray of Sewell, NJ for distribution of narcotics. (See details here)

April 15, 2011
On April 14, 2011 at 1051 am officers and detectives from the Washington Twp. Police Department arrested a subject as he was attempting to commit a burglary of a private residence. (See details
here)

April 28, 2011
On April 27, 2011 at 1143 am officers responded to a serious motor vehicle crash involving a bus at Egg Harbor Rd. and Trent Rd. (See details here)

April 15, 2011
Turnersville Automall / Penske Automotive presents a donation to the Washington Twp. Police K-9 Program
(See details here)

April 14, 2011 
On April 13, 2011 at 1217pm officers and detectives from the Washington Twp. Police Department responded to the report of a fraudulant kidnapping where the unknown suspect demanded ransom money (See details here)

April 14, 2011
On April 10, 2011 Chief of Police Rafael Muniz was presented with the 2011 Jewish Community Special Recognition Award (See details here)

April 13, 2011
On April 12, 2011 at 355 pm officers and detectives from the Washington Twp. Police Department responded to the "We Buy Gold" store on Egg Harbor Rd. and subsequently arrested Karen Brown of Sewell, NJ for robbery and burglary.  (See details
here)  

March 31, 2011
In response to numerous complaints of noise, trespassing and safety concerns by all terrain vehicles / motorcycles the track of land located between Watson Dr. and American Blvd. is no longer accessible to the public. (See details here)

March 15, 2011
Arrest Made
Wanted Person
The Washington Twp. Police Department Investigative Division has made an arrest of an individual wanted in conjunction with residential burglaries. (See details here)
 

Public Safety Alert
The Washington Twp. Police Department is alerting residents to an increase in residential home burglaries. (See details here

March 17, 2011

On March 13, 2011 at 947 am officers and detectives from the Washington Twp. Police Department arrested Oliver Burbage of Williamstown, NJ and Thomas Ellis of Philadelphia, PA for burglary of several motor vehicles.  (See details here

March 11, 2011
On March 10, 2011 at 348 pm officers and detectives from the Washington Twp. Police Department arrested Ralph Soriano of Sewell, NJ who was a wanted person out of Atlantic County Sheriff's Department. (See details here)  

March 11, 2011
On March 10, 2011 at 824 pm officers were dispatched to a residence for the report of an armed robbery involving two males with handguns. (See details here)

March 10, 2011
On March 7, 2011 at 243 pm officers arrested Anthony DiValentino of Sewell, NJ for aggravated assault on a police officer and resisting arrest.  (See details here)

March 5, 2011
On March 5, 2011 at 337 am officers arrested two subjects that were in possession of a stolen motor vehicle.
(See details here)

February 27, 2011
On February 27, 2011 at 1034 am officers responded to a report of an armed robbery of the Cash for Gold store located on State Highway 42.  Two subjects wearing ski masks and carrying handguns forced employees to turn over an undisclosed amount of currency. (See details here)
 
February 8, 2011
Home Invasion - Robbery
On February 7, 2011 at 712 pm officers responded to the report of a home invasion involving four subjects armed with handguns. (See details here)