Police: Customer Pulls Gun on Gas Station Attendant
Mount Laurel Police also arrested a Philadelphia woman for prostitution at a township hotel.
Arrest (prostitution), 12 p.m. — Police arrested Samantha N. Gomberg, 32, of the 3400 block of North Hope Street, Philadelphia, during a prostitution investigation at a hotel on Fellowship Road, according to a report. She was charged with engaging in prostitution and turned over to Cherry Hill Police for an outstanding arrest warrant.
Fraud, 12:30 p.m. — Police are looking for a man who tried to cash a fraudulent check for more than $1,400 at Columbia Bank, 99 Ramblewood Parkway. The suspect is described as a black male in his late 20s or early 30s, 6 feet tall, with a stocky build, clean-shaven head, full beard and a lazy right eye. He was wearing a gray business suit. The suspect (pictured at right) fled the area before police arrived, according to a report. Anyone who recognizes this man is asked to call the Mount Laurel Police Department’s confidential tip line at 856-234-1414, ext. 1599.
Theft, 1:45 p.m. — A member of the YMCA on 59 Centerton Road told police a wallet, cell phone and cash were taken from a locker in the men’s locker room.
Arrest (possession of marijuana), 3 p.m. — Police arrested Rachel L. Dash, 19, of the unit block of Durham Court, Mount Laurel, was arrested on Durham Court after police were called to the area for a suspicious vehicle complaint, according to a report. She was charged with possession of marijuana and released pending a court hearing.
Theft, 7:45 p.m. — Someone stole a wallet, iPhone and keys from the floor of the exercise room at LA Fitness, 4300 Dearborn Circle, after the items were left wrapped in a towel unattended, according to police.
Burglary/theft, 6-11 p.m. — Police said someone broke into a residence on the 100 block of Cobblestone Drive by forcing open a rear window and stole cash and jewelry.
Arrest (DWI), 2 a.m. — Police arrested Candice Weber, 28, of Country Club Parkway, Mount Laurel, after she was stopped for a motor vehicle violation on Route 73, according to a report. She was charged with driving while intoxicated and released pending a court hearing.
Armed robbery, 9:25 p.m. — A customer at the Sunoco, at 721 South Church St., got gas and then pulled a handgun on the attendant and demanded money, police said. At the same time, a second vehicle pulled up to get gas and the suspect immediately got back into his vehicle and fled. The suspect is described as 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches, 190 pounds, thin build, clean-shaven, wearing blue jeans, a dark hooded sweatshirt and white sneakers. The suspect was driving a newer model blue Ford Explorer with either tan or gray trim and tinted windows, police said.
Burglary, 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. — A laptop and several firearms were stolen from a home on the 3800 block of Church Road, according to police. The burglar entered the residence by opening an unlocked window.
Information provided by Mount Laurel Police. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.