Crimelog – March 4, 2016
Logan Township Police Department
March 4, 2016
2/25: A High Hill Farms resident reported that he was the victim of an attempted fraud. He was selling items on a website called Wallapop and had agreed to a price with a prospective buyer. A few days later, he received a check for an amount well above the sale price and requested to return the difference to the “buyer.” He recognized the activity as fraud and did not cash the check. He did not incur a loss but residents are reminded to be cautious when conducting online sales/financial activity.
2/26: A Veterans Drive business reported that during the overnight hours, someone burglarized the office, breaking a large exterior window to gain entry. A large safe containing approximately $15,000 was removed from within. The investigation is ongoing.
2/26: An 18 year old Hancock St resident was arrested incident to a motor vehicle stop on an outstanding warrant from Pennsville Municipal Court in the amount of $750. He was processed, posted $400 toward the bail and was released with a new court date.
2/28: A 30 year old Paulsboro Rd resident was arrested and charged with assault incident to a dispute. He was processed and released pending a date in Logan Township Municipal Court.
2/29: A concerned citizen called 9-1-1 and reported seeing a suspicious male in the area of 285 Cedar Swamp Rd. The caller also indicated that the front door appeared to have been forced open. Upon police arrival the door was, in fact, found open and conducted an interior search of the residence. Inside, police located John Wilson IV, a 19 year old Brookridge Dr. resident. He was arrested and charged with Burglary, Criminal Trespass, Theft and Criminal Mischief. Wilson was then processed and released pending a date in Gloucester County Superior Court.
3/1: An employee of Stewarts LLC reportedly committed fraud and theft by cashing paychecks twice. The owner of the company reported that the employee deposited the checks into his account through a mobile banking app then also cashed the checks in person at the bank. The company was defrauded of $2054.78. An investigation is ongoing.
3/1: Incident to a motor vehicle stop, a 20 year old Woolwich Township man was arrested on an outstanding Logan Township warrant in the amount of $868. He was processed and released with a new court date after posting $100 toward the bail.
3/2: A Cedar Swamp Rd resident reported burglary to a garage. Missing from within were a Browning Crossbow and camouflage clothing with a total value of approximately $450. No evidence as to the identity of the suspect(s) could be located.
3/3: Incident to a suspicious person report, a 60 year old National Park man was arrested on several outstanding warrants from West Deptford totaling $1050. He was processed and released pending a new court date after posting $50 toward the bail.