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Gloucester Township Police Crime Stoppers: Pedestrian Hit & Run; Possible Witnesses Sought 8-24-2014 10:11 PM
The Gloucester Township Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two “vehicles of interest” that were videotaped in the area of the pedestrian hit and run crash that occurred at 10:11 PM on August 24, 2014. The first vehicle is possibly a light color Jeep Cherokee and the second vehicle is a light color 4 door vehicle, unknown make or model.
The two vehicles are captured on video camera, from Joe Canal’s Liquor Store, as they are driving though the Strawberry Square Shopping Center parking lot. They are captured on video between the times of the first 911 call and the first arriving GTPD Officer near the intersection where a pedestrian was struck by an unknown hit and run driver and vehicle.
If you have any information, please call GTPD at 856-228-4500. You may also call our GTPD Anonymous Crime Tip Line: 856-842-5560. To send an Anonymous Tip via Text Message to Gloucester Township Police, text the keyword TIP GLOTWPPD and your tip message to 888777 . You may also click here to access our Anonymous Web Tip page: https://local.nixle.com/tip/alert/5170177
Our Anonymous Tip systems are NOT monitored 24/7. All incidents in Gloucester Township requiring IMMEDIATE police assistance must be called into GTPD at 856-228-4500. If you have an EMERGENCY or are witnessing a CRIME IN PROGRESS, CALL 911.
Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Media Release: Woman Killed in Stratford Hospital; Son Found Shot at Home in Gloucester Township 8-27-2014
Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo, Stratford Police Chief Ronald Morello and Gloucester Township Police Chief Harry Earle reported a woman shot to death in her hospital room Wednesday morning by her husband.
A search of the couple’s home in the Glendora section of Gloucester Township subsequent to the shooting led to the discovery of the couple’s son, also shot. An investigation is ongoing to confirm links between the two scenes.
Raymond Wychowanec, 63, visited his wife, Denise, 62, about 9:25 a.m. Wednesday in her hospital room at Kennedy Hospital on Laurel Road in Stratford. She was a patient at the hospital. According to witness statements and evidence, he shot her multiple times in the hospital room, then turned the gun on himself.
She was pronounced dead at Kennedy. He was flown to the trauma center at Cooper Hospital in Camden and was in critical condition there Wednesday afternoon.
After the shooting Stratford Police contacted Gloucester Township Police and requested they conduct a well being visit at the couple’s home on the 800 block of Price Avenue in Glendora. While there, Gloucester Township Police discovered Ryan Wychowanec, 35, fatally shot.
Detectives are analyzing evidence, including ballistics evidence, to confirm the two shootings are related.
On Wednesday August 27, 2014 the GTPD Administration, GTPD Juvenile Unit, GTPD School Resource Officers, Runnemede Police Department and the Administration from the Black Horse Pike Regional School District met to discuss school safety.
The meeting consisted of discussions on how to improve school security and the strong partnership between the BHPRSD and the police departments.
GTPD Community Advisory: Gloucester Township Police To Conduct A Dwi Sobriety Checkpoint 8-29-2014
On Friday August 29th, 2014 through early Saturday morning August 30th, 2014, the Gloucester Township Police Department, in coordination with the Camden County Prosecutors Office, will be conducting a DWI Sobriety Checkpoint in Gloucester Township as part of New Jersey’s 101 Days of Summer traffic safety campaign and Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement initiative.
Statistics provided by the New Jersey State Police showed that in 2011, there were four fatal crashes and four persons killed over the three day holiday period.
Gloucester Township Police recommends the following easy steps, for a safe Labor Day weekend:
• Plan a safe way home before the festivities begin;
• Before drinking, please designate a sober driver and leave your car keys at home;
• If you’re impaired, use a taxi, call a sober friend or family member, or use public transportation so you are sure to get home safely;
• If you happen to see a drunk driver on the road, don’t hesitate to contact your local law enforcement;
• And remember, if you know someone who is about to drive or ride while impaired, take their keys and help them make other arrangements to get to where they are going safely.
Let us all work together to make it a safe weekend for everyone. For additional information on the dangers of impaired driving, visit http://www.nhtsa.gov, http://www.nj.gov/oag/hts/index.html or http://www.madd.org.