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Prostitution Crackdown Continues in Mount Laurel

Also, police say several people assaulted an individual following a party on Oakhurst Lane.

Dec. 31

Criminal mischief — Police said the quarter panel of a vehicle parked on the 2000 block of Stokes Road was damaged sometime between 9 a.m. Dec. 20, 2012, and 9 a.m. Dec. 31, 2012. Damage is estimated at $400.  

Jan. 25

Forgery, 7:30 p.m. — Someone used $200 in counterfeit money to pay for $44 worth of merchandise at Wegmans, police said. 

Feb. 1

Theft from vehicle — Someone stole credit cards, valued at approximately $5, from an unlocked vehicle on the 4400 block of Church Road, police said. The theft occurred sometime between 10 p.m. Jan. 31 and 7 a.m. Feb. 1.

Theft, 5-5:45 p.m. — Someone swiped an iPad, valued at approximately $800, from a shopping cart at Wegmans while the victim was shopping, according to police.

Feb. 2

Theft from vehicle, 6:20-8 p.m. — A thief smashed the windows of two vehicles parked at 1 Hovtech Boulevard and stole two purses and their contents, valued at approximately $440, according to police. Damage to both vehicles is estimated at $700.

Assault, 9:30 p.m. — Several people assaulted a Yarmouth Lane resident following a party on the unit block of Oakhurst Lane, according to police.

Feb. 3

Burglary — Approximately $1,000 worth of copper and electrical wiring was stolen from a storage unit on the 200 block of Creek Road, police said. The theft occurred between 3 p.m. Feb. 2 and 7:45 a.m. Feb. 3. No force was used to gain entry.  

Feb. 4

Arrest (DWI), 12:18 a.m. — Police arrested Ravi K. Evani, 36, of the 1300 block of Larchmont Place, after he was stopped on Union Mill Road, according to a report. He was charged with driving while intoxicated and released pending a municipal court hearing.

Arrest (prostitution), 10:47 a.m. — Police arrested Veronika F. Reyes, 25, of the 900 block of Colorado Avenue, Modesto, CA, after she solicited an undercover officer for sex at a hotel on the 100 block of Diemer Drive, according to a report. Reyes was charged with engaging in prostitution and committed to the Burlington County Minimum Security Facility in lieu of $7,500 bail.  

Arrest (possession of drug paraphernalia), 4:15 p.m. — Police arrested Matthew Frederick, 26, of the 1900 block of Park Avenue, Oakford, PA, following a motor vehicle stop on Route 73, according to a report. Frederick was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and released pending a municipal court hearing.

Shoplifting, 5:49 p.m. — Two men stole more than $1,500 worth of plumbing supplies from Home Depot on Nixon Drive, according to police. The suspects were seen leaving the store in a black SUV with an unknown Arizona registration. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Mount Laurel Police Department at 856-234-1414, ext. 1526.  

Feb. 5

Arrest (forgery) — Police arrested Amanda Hafer, 28, of Ballinger Way, Mount Laurel, after she presented a stolen check at Columbia Bank on Ramblewood Parkway on Jan. 17, according to a report. Hafer was released pending a court hearing.

Information provided by Mount Laurel Police. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

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