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Crime Log October 8th
9/28: Officers charged a 14 y/o Logan youth with burglary, theft, receiving stolen property and defiant trespass following a residential burglary investigation at a home in the Hampton Ridge development. He was processed and released pending juvenile court. Several items that had been reported stolen have since been returned to their owner.
9/29: Representatives of a business on Sharptown Road requested assistance with the termination and removal of an employee who was agitated and damaging company property. Officers escorted the man from the building without incident, and advised officials of the citizen complaint procedure.
9/30: Officers charged a 14 y/o Logan youth with theft of a bicycle following an investigation at the Logan Library. He was processed and released pending juvenile court. The bike, a black & orange Mongoose valued at $150, has not been recovered.
10/2: Officers charged a 25 y/o Bridgeton man with theft following a suspicious activity complaint in the Greenfields development. The man allegedly stole several contractor signs for their scrap value. He was served with a special complaint and released.
10/2: A 14 y/o Logan youth was charged with shoplifting following a complaint at the WaWa on Center Square Road. The matter is pending juvenile court.
10/2: Police charged a 59 y/o South Carolina man with aggravated assault with a weapon, possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of hollow point rounds following a disturbance on the 400 block of Heron Drive. During the incident, the accused allegedly threatened an acquaintance with a handgun following an argument over missing items. He was processed and remanded to the Salem County Jail in default of $30,000 full cash bail. A Bryco 9mm was recovered at the scene.
10/3: A Village Center Drive was defrauded out of $850 following a Green Dot MoneyPak scam in which the caller threatened to terminate Atlantic City Electric service if immediate payment wasn’t received. If you receive a call from someone claiming to represent Atlantic City Electric and you are suspicious, hang up and call them at 1-800-642-3780 to verify. Never respond to threats or intimidation as legitimate companies do not engage in these types of tactics.
10/3: Police investigated an alleged assault at the Bridgeport Speedway in which a driver stated that he was confronted by an unknown white male who started an argument over conduct on the race track. During the argument, the accused spit in the drivers face and then fled the area.
10/4: A Salem woman reported that someone slashed the tires on her 2001 Oldsmobile while she was working on Technology Drive.
10/4: Representatives of a Leesport, Pa. Company reported that one of their box trailers was stolen while it was parked at a warehouse on Commerce Blvd. sometime over the past several days. The trailer was described as being an orange, 2000, WANC swing door trailer valued at $8,000. The trailer contained $4,000 worth of finished wood pallets at the time of the theft.
10/5: Officers, while investigating a suspicious person complaint on Commerce Blvd., had to restrain a 28 y/o Philadelphia man who was acting irrationally and confrontational while in and out of consciousness. The man admitted to ingesting marijuana laced with PCP, and he was subsequently transported to Inspira for treatment. Complaints may be pending.
10/5: Police charged a 57 y/o Logan man with simple assault following a disturbance on Main Street. He was processed and remanded to the Salem County Jail for violating conditions of probation.
10/7: Police charged a 64 y/o Logan man with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and terroristic threats following a dispute in the Logan Woods development. Bail has been set at $10,000 full cash and service is pending.
10/7: Police investigated an attempted burglary in the Hidden Creek development in which a man attempted to enter a home via a basement window. The man, along with his accomplice, fled the scene in a car which was located shortly thereafter at a home on Beckett Road. The vehicle had been reported stolen in Lancaster, Pa. and it contained a fictitious Delaware tag. Based on information received, Logan police-assisted by officers from Woolwich, S. Harrison, Gloucester County Sheriffs, NJSP, and a Glassboro K-9 unit, conducted an extensive search of a wooded area off Oldmans Creek Road in an effort to locate the suspects. The searchers were aided by a helicopter from the NJSP aviation bureau.
The observed suspect was described as being a light skinned male wearing a white, tank top and khaki cargo pants. He had a “squared, chin strap style beard”, and close cut dark hair. Police did not obtain a description of the operator of the car. Anyone with information is urged to contact Logan Police at 856-467-0061.