Friday, May 17, 2013
Also, police say someone remodeled a vehicle on Country Club Parkway using a blunt object.
May 8 Assault, 4:45 p.m. — Police said an assault occurred in the area of Chaucer Road and Chaucer Court. The victim was taken to Virtua Hospital in Mount Holly by Mount Laurel EMS for evaluation of minor cuts and bruises. Fraud, 5:30-8:30 p.m. — Someone used a counterfeit $100 bill to buy merchandise at the Wawa on Larchmont Boulevard, police said. May 9 Criminal mischief — Someone damaged a vehicle on the 700 block of Country Club Parkway by striking it on both sides with a blunt object, according to police. Damage is estimated at $3,000. The incident occurred between May 1 and May 9. May 12 Fraud, 11:30 a.m. — A customer used a counterfeit $100 bill to pay for merchandise at Wegmans, police said. May 13 Juvenile arrest (assault) — …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Abul Bashar was arrested last week and charged with criminal sexual contact, Mount Laurel Police said.
A Brooklyn man was arrested after he inappropriately touched a coworker at a business on Route 38, police said. Mount Laurel Police arrested Abul Bashar, 36, of Foster Avenue, on May 8 on a charge of criminal sexual contact, as well as possession of a fraudulent government document (Social Security card), according to a report. He was served with criminal complaints and lodged in Burlington County Jail after failing to post $7,000 bail. Information provided by Mount Laurel Police. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Also, Mount Laurel Police investigate the theft of 30 shopping carts from ShopRite and an Avis customer who didn't understand the term 'rental.'
April 26 Theft — Someone stole four guns (two rifles, a shotgun and a handgun), jewelry and other miscellaneous items—valued at approximately $3,300—from a home on the unit block of Hunters Drive, police said. There was no sign of forced entry to the residence. April 28 Burglary — Approximately $20 worth of cash and checks were stolen from a home on the 400 block of Timberline Drive between noon April 12 and 1 p.m. April 28, police said. There was no sign of forced entry. May 3 Theft, 9:30-9:45 a.m. — A witness reported seeing about 30 shopping carts—valued at approximately $9,000—from the ShopRite on Nixon Drive being pushed down Route 73, according to police. Criminal mischief, 6:30-6:45 p.m. — Someone smashed the window of a vehicle …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Mount Laurel Police arrest a New York woman for engaging in prostitution at the J.J. Whitehorse Spa on Church Road, according to a report.
A Mount Laurel massage parlor was shut down Tuesday after authorities allegedly discovered prostitution was going on at the establishment. Mount Laurel Police said they conducted a two-week investigation into prostitution at the J.J. Whitehorse Spa, on the 4200 block of Church Road, culminating in the arrest of Young Ok Park, 46, of the 15000 block of Peck Avenue, Flushing, NY, for engaging in prostitution. Police arrested Park at the spa Tuesday, during the execution of a search warrant. She was served with criminal complaints and released pending a court hearing. The spa is currently closed. About $3,500 in cash and other evidence were seized during the raid, police said. Mount Laurel Police were assisted by the Westampton Township …
Friday, May 3, 2013
Miguel Mercado was one of four people who attacked a cabdriver in Mount Laurel in January 2012.
A Cherry Hill man who was the wheelman in the violent robbery of a cabdriver in Mount Laurel will spend 15 years in prison for his crimes, the Burlington County Times reported Friday. Miguel Mercado, 23, of the 2900 block of Chapel Avenue, was one of four defendants in the case, all accused of attacking and robbing cabdriver Joseph Dominguez, who had his throat slashed for a mere $40 in the Jan. 20, 2012 incident. While Mercado didn’t wield the knife, he was a participant in the attack, prosecutors said, and took the wheel of the cab after Dominguez ran to get help, eventually crashing the car into a tree. Mercado pleaded guilty to two counts of robbery, after originally being indicted on the robbery charges, as well as first-degree …
Also, Mount Laurel Police arrest a Union man they say was standing in traffic and investigate a pair of pricey jewelry heists.
April 24 Shoplifting, 4:09 p.m. — Two men tried to shoplift $30 worth of cough syrup from Wegmans, police said. The merchandise was recovered after they were caught by management, but the two subjects left the area before police were notified. Fraud, 5:39 p.m. — A customer used two counterfeit $100 bills to purchase merchandise at Wegmans, police said. Theft — A FedEx package containing a Kindle Fire, valued at $69, was stolen from the front door of a residence on the 3500 block of Chadbury Road, police said. April 26 Theft, 2-4 p.m. — Someone stole a $500 sewing machine from Jo-Ann Fabrics on Centerton Road, police said. Burglary (Holiday Village), 6-10:50 p.m. — A burglar forced open the back door of a home on the unit block of Avandale…
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Mount Laurel Police are seeking the public's help in locating the three men, pictured here.
Mount Laurel Police are looking for a trio of men who allegedly tried to use a stolen credit card to make a purchase at the Cherry Hill Mall. Police said the three suspects (pictured at right, captured from security camera footage) entered a store at the mall at 8:30 p.m. March 29 and attempted to use the stolen card. The card was stolen from a home on the 100 block of Saxony Drive in a burglary that occurred the afternoon of March 29, according to police. Anyone with any information regarding this incident is urged to call the Mount Laurel Police Detective Bureau at 856-234-1414, ext. 1526.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Also, Mount Laurel Police say more than $7,000 in jewelry and cash was stolen from a Holiday Village East home and a pricey purse was swiped from a car.
April 19 Theft (Saratoga Farms) — Someone stole a bicycle, valued at $175, from an unlocked garage on the 100 block of Preakness Drive approximately two weeks ago, at an undetermined date and time, according to police. Theft from vehicle (Stonegate) — Police said $15 in cash was stolen from the glove compartment of an unlocked vehicle parked on the unit block of Bloomfield Court sometime between 8 p.m. April 18 and 9 a.m. April 19. Arrest (fraud) — Police arrested Darrell T. Hall, 24, of the 500 block of Park Avenue, Brooklyn, for the fraudulent use of $200 in American Express Travelers Cheques at the TJ Maxx on Centerton Road on Jan. 17, according to a report. Hall was charged with theft by deception and forgery. He was served with …
Friday, April 19, 2013
Also, Mount Laurel Police search for an art thief and arrest two South Jersey men on drug charges.
April 10 Theft, 3-3:30 p.m. — Someone stole a $445 stroller that was inadvertently left at Laurel Acres Park, police said. April 12 Theft from vehicle, 9:25-10:15 a.m. — Someone stole $59 worth of recently purchased merchandise from an unlocked vehicle parked at Wegmans, according to police. Attempted burglary (Laurel Creek), 6-8:30 p.m. — Police said someone entered a home on the unit block of Sandhurst Drive by removing a window screen and opening the window. There were so signs of force and no damage or theft was reported. April 13 Arrest (DWI), 12:53 a.m. — Police arrested Russell A. Flett, 44, of the 2300 block of Larchmont Place, after he was stopped on Route 38, according to a report. He was charged with driving while intoxicated …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Mount Laurel Police say they gave a township man a ride—and he wasn't particularly grateful.
He could have just said "Thank you." Mount Laurel Police say they arrested a township man for allegedly attacking two officers after they gave him a ride home earlier this week. Police say they were called to the Lukoil station on Route 73 Tuesday for a report of an intoxicated disorderly person. Officers came across Gary F. Piserchia, 56, of the unit block of Edinburgh Lane, and gave him a ride back to his house. Once they arrived at his residence, police say Piserchia became disorderly, resisted arrest and assaulted the officers while being taken into custody. He was charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, resisting arrest and driving while intoxicated. Piserchia was committed to Burlington County Jail in lieu of $12,000 …