Drug Charges for Pennsauken Man After Car Crash, Police Say

Also, Mount Laurel Police arrest a township man at Willow Turn Park for pot possession.

Feb. 11

Theft — Someone stole three sewing machines, valued at $1,300, from Viking Sewing Gallery on Centerton Road, according to police. The theft occurred sometime between 9 a.m. Feb. 8 and 9 a.m. Feb. 11. There was no sign of forced entry.

Feb. 13

Theft — A skid loader, valued at $20,000, was stolen from behind an office building on Midlantic Drive, police said. The loader belonged to Vincentown Landscape and Nursery. The theft occurred sometime between 2:30 p.m. Feb. 12, and 10:30 a.m. Feb. 13.  

Arrest (possession of prescription drugs), 11:31 a.m. — Police arrested Christopher M. Newton, 33, of the 3300 block of Merchantville Avenue, Pennsauken, after he was involved in a motor vehicle crash on Fellowship Road, according to a report. Newton was arrested on an outstanding warrant from another jurisdiction and subsequently found in possession of prescription drugs not prescribed to him, police said. He was served with criminal complaints and lodged in Burlington County Jail after failing to post $10,000 bail.

Feb. 14

Arrest (possession of marijuana) — Police arrested David J. Compton, 24, of the 300 block of Willow Turn, after patrols responded to a noise complaint at the Willow Turn Park, according to a report. Compton was subsequently charged with possession of marijuana (under 50 grams) and released pending a municipal court hearing.

Theft, 12:10-12:55 p.m. — Someone stole two wallets from the office desks of two employees at Advanced Therapy Group on Briggs Road, police said. The wallets and their contents are valued at more than $300 combined. There was no sign of forced entry to the office.  

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


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