2020 Internal Affairs Statistics
Number of complaints: 2
Administratively Closed: 0
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125 Main Street
Bridgeport, NJ 08014
Crime Log: June 11, 2018 – July 2, 2018
Jun 11: Police conducted a motor vehicle stop for speeding and upon approaching the driver she indicated that she did not have her Pennsylvania driver’s license with her but provided a name and date of birth for her license status to be confirmed manually. When there was no record under the name and date of birth she provided, police inquired as to her having any documentation in her possession to verify her identity. The driver, a 27 year old Penns Grove woman, then turned over her Pennsylvania driver’s license which revealed her true name and date of birth were not what she had initially advised. She was subsequently arrested for hindering her own apprehension. She was transported to headquarters where she was processed and charged with Hindering Apprehension, Speeding and Driving an Unregistered Vehicle.
Jun 11: Police were dispatched to Performance Foods, 301 Heron Dr, for a report of a stolen cell phone. Upon arrival it was learned that the victim, a Chester, PA woman, had reported her iPhone stolen earlier in the day to Lower Chichester Police. A phone tracking app led her to Performance Foods where she called the phone and could hear it inside a vehicle in the lot. The operator of that vehicle, a 27 year old Linwood, PA man, surrendered the phone from within saying he had found the phone. The ensuing investigation found that statement to be false and he was subsequently charged with Receiving Stolen Property. He was processed and released pending a date in Logan Township Municipal Court.
Jun 12: Police received a report that a Firman Generator had been stolen form a construction site on Progress Court. The generator was valued at $750. No tangible evidence could be located at the scene.
Jun 12: An employee of Xpo Logistics, 2810 Oldmans Creek Rd, reported that two of his vehicle’s tires were slashed while he was at work. The damage was estimated at $200. Video surveillance footage did not reveal a suspect(s) in the case.
Jun 15: Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 130 for an equipment violation as well as a suspended registration. Upon making contact with the driver, a 20 year old Phladelphia man, the odor of marijuana was detected coming from the vehicle. A subsequent probable cause search revealed two sandwich bags containing suspected marijuana. The driver was arrested and transported to headquarters where he was fingerprinted, photographed and served summonses for Possession of Under 50g of Marijuana, and several motor vehicle violations. He was released pending a date in Logan Township Municipal Court.
Jun 16: While patrolling the High Hill Farms development, police observed a female standing in the street smoking what appeared to be a cigarette. As the officer approached, the odor of marijuana was present in the air. Having finished the marijuana cigarette, the female, a 27 year old Sharon hill, PA resident acknowledged that the cigarette was in fact marijuana. With nothing of evidentiary value left to secure, the woman was served a summons charging her with disorderly conduct and released pending a date in Logan Township Municipal Court.
Jun 16: Officers responded to UPS, 200 Birch Creek Rd for a report of theft. Upon arrival it was learned that a 36 year old Wilmington, DE woman had her purse stolen. Contained within were an iPhone 6, her social security card and her Delaware Identification card. No information regarding potential suspect(s) could be obtained.
Jun 17: A resident of Route 130 reported that sometime during the day/early evening hours an unknown actor(s) stole his Polaris High Lifter ATV from the property. The value of the ATV is estimated at $24,000. Nothing of evidentiary value could be located at the scene. The vehicle was entered into the NCIC Stolen Vehicle Database.
Jun 18: A Route 44 resident reported to police that he had discovered several fraudulent transactions on his bank account in the amount of $3900.00. Fortunately the activity was noticed early on in the attempted transaction that the victim did not lose any money and the online perpetrators did not receive any cash. Police remind the community to monitor your accounts on a regular basis in order to minimize the opportunity for things like this to occur.
Jun 19: Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Village Center Drive for a suspended registration violation. Upon making contact with the driver, a 25 year old Woolwich Township man, the odor of marijuana was emanating from the vehicle. A subsequent probable cause search revealed several bags containing a quantity of suspected marijuana. The driver was arrested and transported to headquarters where he was fingerprinted, photographed and served summonses for Possession of Over 50g of Marijuana, and several motor vehicle violations. He was released pending a date in Gloucester County Superior Court.
Jun 20: Officers were dispatched to Acme, 1619 Center Square Rd, for a report of shoplifting. While enroute, a suspect vehicle description was broadcast and that vehicle was subsequently stopped on I-295 in Carneys Point. The resulting investigation revealed that the female passenger in that vehicle, a 33 year old Carneys Point resident, had hidden a quantity of shrimp in her purse and then concealed it in an Acme shopping bag before leaving the store without paying for it. She was arrested and transported to headquarters where he was fingerprinted, photographed and served a summons for shoplifting. She was released pending a date in Logan Township Municipal Court.
Jun 22: Police were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on Route 322 in the area of Berkeley Dr. Upon arrival it was discovered that the crash involved a single vehicle which had left the roadway, struck a sign, re-entered the roadway, spun out and left the roadway again. The caller/witness identified the driver as the man walking aimlessly through the scene. The witness also described erratic operation of the vehicle prior to the collision. The resulting investigation led officers to suspect the driver of being under the influence of an intoxicant. The driver, a 28 year old Washington Township man, was subsequently arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Upon completion of breath testing and a Drug Recognition Expert evaluation the driver was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and several other motor vehicle violations. He was then released to the custody of a friend who signed the Potential Liability Form. A date in Logan Township Municipal Court is pending.
Jun 24: A Bridgeport resident reported a Club Car golf cart was stolen from South Bridgeport Rd. The value of the cart is estimated to be $4000. No information could be developed in order to try to identify a suspect.
Jun 24: A resident of Route 322 reported that an unknown vehicle left the roadway and struck shrubs along the perimeter of his property, causing an estimated $500 in damage.
Jun 26: Police responded to Bentley Truck Services, for a report of a stolen vehicle. The investigation revealed that during the early morning hours of June 23rd, a 2019 Hino box truck was stolen from the secured parking lot. The truck which was equipped with a GPS tracking device was reportedly “pinged” in Patterson, NJ however, when Patterson Police responded to the area the vehicle was not able to be located.
There were two other trucks in the lot which suffered in excess of $3000 damage as unknown actor(s) attempted to steal them as well. Surveillance footage was unable to determine a suspect(s) identity.
Jul 1: A white male entered Wawa, 1700 Center Square Rd, and stole 6 cartons of cigarettes and fled the store. He is described as white male in his mid 40’s, receding brown hair, approximately 5’10” tall and 170lbs. Anyone with information on his identity is aked to call Logan Township Police at 856-467-0061 or 856-589-0911.