Stolen Motor Vehicle Stop Leads to Arrest of Late Night Car Burglar

Date: July 30, 2020
Incident Location(s): Blackwood Estates Section of Gloucester Township
Case Numbers: 20-33504 / 33418 / 33436 / 33447 / 33449 / 33448 / 33451 / 33460

On July 30th, 2020 at approximately 2:30 pm, an officer on proactive patrol observed a red Honda Accord that matched the description of one that was stolen the night prior from the Blackwood section of the Township.

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Lightning Strike Sets House on Fire Displacing Family

Date: July 22, 2020
Incident Location: 100 block of Breckenridge Dr. Sicklerville NJ 08081
Case Number: 2020-32159

On Wednesday July 22, 2020 at approximately 8:35 PM, the Gloucester Township Police Department received a 9-1-1 call reporting a house in the 100 block of Breckenridge Dr.

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Chief’s Message July 2020

I want to let the community of Gloucester Township know how the men and women of the Gloucester Township Police Department have handled these difficult few months. We are always looking at ways to improve our ways of serving our community, and to implement the best practices of policing.

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Kitchen Fire Displaces Family On Holiday Weekend

Date: 7/3/20
Incident location(s): 5 Thisleton Road, Gloucester Township, NJ
Case Number: 2020-28737
Investigating Officer: Ptl. Jon Smith #261

On July 3, 2020 at approximately 8:20 pm, the Gloucester Township Police Department’s Communications Center received a 911 call reporting a house fire at 5 Thisleton Road in the Sicklerville section of Gloucester Township.

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Missing Juvenile Male Reported Out Of Gloucester Township

Date: 07/01/20 11:30am
Incident location(s): Blackwood, NJ (Gloucester Township)
Case Number: 20-27129
Investigating Detective: Detective Marc Grodzielanek #160

On June 25th, 2020 Marquai Leach was reported missing from the Blackwood section of Gloucester Township. He was last seen on June 25th,

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Statement from Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins on Comments Made by Former Officer

I recently became aware of a disturbing photograph of a social media post that was made by a former officer of the Gloucester Township Police Department on the former officer’s personal social media account.  The comment that I observed was racially offensive, reprehensible and disgusting.  I was further angered that the former officer still identified as a “Patrolman at Gloucester Township Police,” even though the former officer was separated from service with the Gloucester Township Police Department over 4 years ago,

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Graffiti Thief Puts His Signature on Crime

Date: 06/24/20
Incident location(s): Camden County Regional Emergency Training Center (Gloucester Township)
Case Number: 2020-16097
Investigating Detective: Det. Tom Ritz #207

On Wednesday 04/15/2020 at approximately 1131 AM, the Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) responded to the Camden County Regional Emergency Training Center located on Woodbury Turnersville Road for a burglary and theft.

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Attempt To Locate Missing Adult Female, Nancy Canning

INCIDENT: Attempt To Locate Missing Adult Female, Nancy Canning
LOCATION: Gloucester Township
CASE #: 20-25798

On Thursday, June 18, 2020, Nancy Canning was reported missing to the Gloucester Township Police Department. She was last seen on June 17, 2020 at approximately 10:40AM.

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Posted in Missing Persons


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