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Sewell Man Surrenders, Charged With Illegal Dumping in Gloucester Township

Joseph Coghlan III admitted to the illegal dumping, Gloucester Township Police announced on Tuesday.

Photo provided by the Gloucester Township Police Department
Photo provided by the Gloucester Township Police Department
A Sewell man has identified himself as the man who was illegally dumping numerous printers ink cans in a wooded area off of Collier Drive and surrendered to Gloucester Township Police on Tuesday.

Joseph Coghlan III, 18, surrendered after numerous media outlets reported the police department's investigation of the illegal dumping, police announced Tuesday afternoon.

He was charged with two counts of illegal dumping in violation of a local ordinance and released pending his court date.

Although he identified himself as the person responsible, the case remains under investigation by the the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Enviromental and Consumer Services.

The white Ford F250 pick up truck depicted in the original Crime Stoppers Bulletin was not involved in this incident but is still listed as a vehicle of interest in other debris that was discarded in the area.

If anyone has any knowledge as to the location of this vehicle or its operator, they are encouraged to contact the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500 or the Gloucester Township Police Anonymous Tip Line at 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 the Anonymous Web Tip page.  

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