Friday, May 10, 2013
CInnaminson Police say he's responsible for 13 separate vehicle burglaries in Moorestown and Cinnaminson.
A Philadelphia man was arrested last week for allegedly committing a rash of vehicle burglaries throughout Moorestown and Cinnaminson, police said. A Cinnaminson police officer was on patrol near Woodhaven Drive in Cinnaminson at 3:33 a.m. Friday, May 3, when he noticed a man acting suspiciously near a vehicle, according to a report. The officer stopped the man and began an investigation, during which he discovered the man was a suspect in the attempted burglary of a Cinnaminson home and had just burglarized a vehicle on Woodhaven Drive. Police arrested the man, Nicholas Robertson, 34, of 7000 block of Edmund Street, Philadelphia, and subsequently discovered—through a joint investigation with Moorestown Police detectives—that he had …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
'It gives me comfort knowing they'll always remember,' says the son of a Moorestown officer killed in the line of duty.
Roughly 100 local police officers stopped by Frank Fullerton Memorial Park in Moorestown Thursday to pay tribute to their fallen brethren as part of the first leg of a journey that will take them to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C. The Police Unity Tour—a 200-mile bike ride to the D.C. memorial that raises awareness and money for fallen police officers and their families—doesn't officially begin until Friday, but officers from several nearby departments took part in their own mini tour of local memorials Thursday morning. Members of the Fullerton family, including his son, Frank Jr., were in attendance and were recognized for the fallen officer's sacrifice. Frank Fullerton was killed in the line of duty in…
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Police officers from Moorestown and neighboring departments will stop at memorials in the area Thursday, including Fullerton Park, before they begin the main leg of the annual Police Unity Tour.
Before they join hundreds of other law enforcement officials on the Police Unity Tour to Washington, D.C. Thursday, local police officers will do their own tour of local memorials to pay tribute to their fallen brethren. Each year, officers from Moorestown and neighboring departments take part in the Unity Tour, a 200-mile bike ride to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in D.C. that raises awareness and money for fallen police officers and their families. The first Unity Tour—the motto of which is, "We Ride For Those Who Died"—began in Florham Park, NJ with only 18 officers in 1997. Last year, approximately 1,600 officers made the ride to D.C. Sgt. Richard Gunning was the first Moorestown officer to participate, in 2007. In …
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Also, Moorestown Police investigate another pair of (much cheaper) vehicle thefts.
April 19 Theft, 10:22 a.m. — Someone forced open a soda machine on the 100 block of West Camden Avenue and stole $100 from inside, according to police. The theft occurred sometime overnight on April 18. April 22 Theft from vehicle, 10:58 a.m. — Change was stolen from two unlocked vehicles parked on the unit block of Cardinal Drive sometime overnight on April 21, police said. April 25 Theft from vehicle, 8 a.m. — Change was stolen from two unlocked vehicles, this time parked on the 600 block of North Saratoga Drive, sometime overnight on April 24, police said. April 26 Burglary to a vehicle, 6:07 a.m. — A burglar smashed out the window of a vehicle on the 1000 block of Riverton Road and stole $1,500 cash from inside, according to police. …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Also, Moorestown Police charge a family after they allegedly drunkenly disturb their neighbors and nab a Beverly man they say was pushing a shopping cart loaded with stolen items up North Lenola Road.
April 19 Darnell Conway, 35, of West 9th Street, Burlington, arrested after he left threatening messages for a woman—who had a restraining order against him—while she was at work in Moorestown, police said. Conway was charged with making terroristic threats and violation of a restraining order. The charges resulted from a domestic situation, police said. Conway is lodged in Burlington County Jail on $42,500 bail. Anthony Galiazzi, 30; Anthony Galiazzi Jr., 53; and Diane Galiazzi, 52, all of North Church Street, Moorestown, charged with maintaining a nuisance for being drunk and disorderly and disturbing the neighborhood, according to police. The Galiazzis were released on a special summons. April 20 Jonathan Maldonado, 19, of Newbett …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The teen, a Moorestown High School student, has been charged. More arrests are expected related to the assault, which occurred on East Third Street Sunday, Moorestown Police say.
An 18-year-old man from Moorestown is in jail after he allegedly attacked another man so he could steal his backpack Sunday afternoon, according to police. Moorestown Police said a 21-year-old Moorestown man was assaulted in the area of 70 E. Third Street around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. The man was attacked in the course of being robbed of his backpack by Tyreek Robinson, of the unit block of East Second Street, police said. Robinson was arrested on Monday and charged with aggravated assault and robbery. He was placed in Burlington County Jail on $10,000 bail. Robinson is a student at Moorestown High School and a member of the football team. Police said the victim, who was not identified, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Twenty-year-old Jonathan Flannery was charged with aggravated assault in the incident.
A 20-year-old Moorestown man faces up to 10 years in state prison after allegedly stabbing his father in the neck following a dispute, according to police. Moorestown Police said Jonathan Flannery has been charged with two second-degree of aggravated assault, as well as one count of possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, stemming from the incident last week. Police responded to the unit block of Bramley Road around 10 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, following an abandoned 911 call from a residence there. When officers arrived, they found Flannery's parents, who had been involved in a dispute with their son, which had become physical. Flannery's father sustained a stab wound to the neck, police said. He was taken to Cooper University …
Friday, April 19, 2013
Moorestown Police arrested a Philly man who was allegedly planning to shoplift from the mall with the help of a 'booster bag,' according to a report.
April 12 Rasheed Roache, 33, of North 20th Street, Philadelphia, arrested and found in possession of a shopping bag lined with tin foil and duct tape (AKA a “booster bag”) at Moorestown Mall, police said. Roache was charged with possession of an anti-shoplifting device and released on a summons. April 17 Kimberly Ifantis, 30, of Hamid Court, Hamilton, charged with shoplifting after police said she concealed children’s clothing and novelties worth $177.20 at Boscov’s. She was released on a summons. Information provided by Moorestown Police. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Using new software, Moorestown Police will be able to track down stolen goods pawned at local shops.
Moorestown Police are hoping a new software tool will help them more easily track down stolen items. Town council passed an ordinance Monday night that will require proprietors of pawn shops, cash-for-gold shops and the like to register items brought in by customers into a database. The ordinance mandates that owners must photograph any item and make a color copy of the customer’s identification. Police pushed for the ordinance to aid in investigations involving stolen goods. Lt. Lee Lieber explained that the program is used statewide in Maryland and Delaware, and is “gaining some momentum” in New Jersey, with towns including Cherry Hill, Voorhees and Evesham either already using it or in the process of implementing it. “We want to try to…
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Also, Moorestown Police responding to an unwanted persons call find three young men—two from Moorestown—in possession of marijuana.
March 30 Police arrested three young men—Ahmed Akrout, 22, of Sheffield Drive, Moorestown; Karim Akrout, 25, of Sheffield Drive, Moorestown; and Joseph Ferroni, 26, of Sherwood Drive, Cinnaminson—after responding to a call about unwanted individuals inside a home on Sheffield Drive, according to a report. By the time police arrived, the unwanted subjects were gone, but the three men mentioned above were found in the home in possession of marijuana (under 50 grams) and drug paraphernalia, police said. They were each charged accordingly and released on summonses. Gurpreeta Sawhney, 37, of Monroe Drive, Maple Shade, arrested for shoplifting for concealing $796.94 worth of jewelry and clothing from Macy’s, according to police. Sawhney was …