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Police: Loaded Gun Stolen During House Party

Also, Mount Laurel Police make drug arrests and take a Philadelphia woman into custody after she allegedly faked a medical emergency to avoid arrest.

Nov. 2

Arrest (DWI/obstruction), 11:48 p.m. — Police arrested Dawn M. Shaw, 33, of Philadelphia, after she lied about needing medical attention during a motor vehicle stop to avoid arrest on an outstanding warrant, according to a report. Shaw was charged with driving while intoxicated and obstruction and turned over to Hamilton Township Police, Mercer County, on the outstanding warrant.

Nov. 3

Burglary/theft (Birchfield), 3-11 p.m. — A burglar broke into a home on East Oleander Drive through a rear window and stole $4,000 in jewelry, police said.

Arrest (possession of marijuana), 12:08 a.m. — Police arrested Akalia Green, 22, and Stevannah S. Middleton, 22, of Dover, DE, during a motor vehicle stop on Route 73, according to a report. Green and Middleton were subsequently charged with possession of marijuana and released pending a municipal court hearing.

Arrest (DWI), 3:21 a.m. — Police arrested John L. Robbins, 43, of Stockdale, TX, during a motor vehicle stop on Fellowship Road, according to a report. He was charged with driving while intoxicated and released pending a court hearing.

Theft, 10-11 a.m. — Someone stole $70 from the bedroom of a home on the 200 block of Heatherstone Court, according to police. The resident suspected a contractor who was on location may have taken the money.

Arrest (possession of marijuana), 7:09 p.m. — Police arrested Gary Mixon, 23, of Crystal Avenue, Mount Laurel, during a suspicious vehicle investigation at Timbercrest Park off of Creek Road, according to a report. He was charged with possession of marijuana and released pending a court hearing.

Criminal mischief, 11:19 p.m. — Someone threw a pumpkin at a home on the 300 block of Willow Turn and broke a rear window, causing an estimated $200 damage, police said.

Theft, 11 p.m. to midnight — A loaded handgun and about $3,000 worth of jewelry and electronics were stolen from a home on the 200 block of Elbo Lane during a party hosted by the resident, police said.

Nov. 5

Criminal mischief — Someone broke into a vacant home on Orchard Way by forcing open a rear door and broke two windows, according to police. The break-in occurred between 10 a.m. Nov. 1 and 10 a.m. Nov. 5. Damage is estimated at $500.

Criminal mischief — Someone slashed all four tires of a vehicle parked in the Roberts Mill Plaza on Church Road sometime between 4:30 p.m., Nov. 4, and 11 a.m., Nov. 5, police said. Damage is estimated at $400.

Nov. 6

Arrest (drug possession), 10:51 p.m. — Police arrested William Chilkotowsky, Jr., 53, of the 600 block of Orchard Way, Mount Laurel, after patrols responded to a disturbance at the Knights Inn, on the 700 block of Route 73, and found Chilkotowsky in possession of crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia, according to a report. He was subsequently charged and released pending a municipal court hearing.

Nov. 7

Theft — A thief stole $350 worth of tools from a work truck parked on the DeSimone BMW lot, 1220 Route 73, by cutting a padlock off of a toolbox, according to police. The incident occurred between 4:30 p.m., Nov. 6, and 7:30 a.m., Nov. 7.

Nov. 8
 
Burglary/theft (Ethel Lawrence Homes) — A burglar forced open the rear door of a home on the 400 block of Equality Court and stole a computer worth $1,800 sometime between 9 p.m., Nov. 6, and 8 p.m., Nov. 8, police said.

Theft, 8:45-9 p.m. — Someone stole a credit card out of a wallet that had been left in an unsecured locker at Planet Fitness, police said.

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

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