Friday, March 15, 2013
Gloucester Township hopes to save money by teaming with several towns for a larger purchase.
The Township Council approved a cooperative purchase plan this week to buy up to 11 police cars. Officials say three other municipalities, Clementon, Pine Hill and Voorhees, are also participating in an effort to get a better price with a larger purchase. The cars usually cost about $27,000, officials said. That cost does not include equipment such as lights and communication radios. "This is the first time we've done this since I've been the chief," said Chief Harry Earle, who has been the township's top cop for three years. Earle said the cars are bought annually to cycle into the 54-car fleet of police cruisers. He said police cars take far more wear and tear than personal cars and need to be replaced on a regular basis. Cars cycle out …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Authorities seek a suspect in two recent carjackings of elderly victims near Gloucester Township.
Authorities in Camden County believe the same man is responsible for two carjackings within 10 days of each other in the Gloucester Township area this month. The victims in both crimes were elderly men. On Tuesday, the Camden County Prosecutor's Office released photographs and a description of the suspect in the case in the hopes someone can identify him. The first carjacking occurred on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at about 8:40 a.m., in Pine Hill. The suspect approached the victim's car, which was stopped for a traffic light at West Branch Avenue and Blackwood Road, produced a box cutter and entered the victim's car. He ordered the victim to drive him to North Camden, where investigators believe he purchased heroin. The Pine Hill victim was …
Friday, December 30, 2011
Two people were killed and a third critically injured in a crash on the White Horse Pike early Thursday.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
The drug ring is alleged to have distributed large amounts of cocaine, heroin and marijuana in South Jersey.
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Police have arrested a man they say stole a Ryder rental truck from a Black Horse Pike Wawa early Tuesday.
A Clementon Borough man has been charged with stealing a rental truck from a Wawa store in the Blenheim section of the township Tuesday morning and nearly striking police officers with it after they pulled him over on his home street this morning. Gloucester Township Police detectives developed information around 10:30 a.m. today that led to the identification of 22-year-old Christopher Craig as Tuesday morning's Ryder rental-truck thief, according to Deputy Chief David Harkins. Joined by Clementon Police officers, the detectives began conducting surveillance on the truck—a Freightliner Sprinter that a Ryder dealer had rented to the Courier-Post—after spotting it parked in the driveway at Craig's West Atlantic Avenue home. Police allege …
Thursday, June 9, 2011
These homes all use the Clementon Borough ZIP code, but are actually located in the Blackwood and Laurel Springs sections of the township.
26 TALL OAKS DR., Clementon This four-bedroom home has two-and-a-half bathrooms. It sits on a quiet cul de sac off Little Gloucester Road, across from the Valleybrook housing development and golf club. The home, built in 1991, has living, dining and family rooms, a one-car, attached garage, and a fully finished basement. It features two gas fireplaces and ceiling fans. The asking price is $250,000. Listed by: Weichert Realtors-Washington Township, 5070 Route 42, Turnersville. Call 856-227-1950 and ask for Tracy Caltabiano. 7 MILLBRIDGE RD., Clementon This four-bedroom home has two-and-a-half bathrooms. It is located in the Millbridge development, just off Blackwood Clementon Road. Built in 1974, the home features a kitchen that was …