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Crime Log December 23rd
Logan Township Police Department
December 23, 2014
12/15: Police charged a 26 y/o Salem man with shoplifting following an incident in which $275 worth of detergent was stolen at the ACME. Bail was set at $7500 and service is pending.
12/16: Officers, investigating a report of an armed subject at the Holiday Inn, charged a 48 y/o Midlothian, Va. man with unlawful possession of a weapon. Responding officers located a man matching the description as provided, and observed a bulge in the small of his back. A search yielded a loaded Smith and Wesson 9mm. He was processed and released on his own recognizance pending court.
12/18: Police investigated the theft of 37 aluminum poles from a Pedricktown Road business. The poles were valued at $1200.
12/20: Police investigated a shoplifting complaint at the ACME in which a Logan man has repeatedly left the store without paying for various items. Restitution was made in lieu of complaints and the man was advised that he is no longer welcome in the store.
12/21: Police charged a 32 y/o Logan man with theft following a complaint on Paulsboro Road in which a debit card was stolen from a family member. The accused fled on foot upon being approached by officers, and was subsequently found hiding under a nearby deck. He was wanted NCIC out of the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Dept. and had additional outstanding warrants as well. He was processed and committed to the Salem County Jail.
12/21: Officers charged a 21 y/o Logan man with criminal trespass and theft following an investigation at a business on Sharptown Road. The accused admitted to stealing several thousand dollars’ worth of railroad spikes and rail joints after his actions were captured on surveillance video. A portion of the stolen items were recovered and returned to the business. The man was processed and released pending court.
12/22: A homeowner in the Logan Woods development reported that his residence was burglarized sometime over the past two days with entry being gained by an unsecured rear door. Items stolen from the house include three handguns, a Smith & Wesson .38, Smith & Wesson .357, and a Smith & Wesson 9mm. Two shotguns; a Remington …and an Ithaca … along with several gun cases and prescription medication were also reported stolen.