Carney's Point Police Crime Reports

Carneys Point Police Roundup – Watch out for Scams!

 

Carneys Point Twp. – Police are warning residents to be aware. Through the warmer months, it is the time when scammers are out attempting to take advantage of unknowing persons. People seeking odd jobs sometimes are just using that as an excuse to inventory what you have. Be aware of who is in your neighborhood’s, leave lights on, lock your doors, windows, sheds and vehicles and lastly and most important, if something does not look right or feel right contact the police.

On May 4, 2014 at 12:07 PM, Officers were dispatched to Granite Lane for a dispute between a contractor and several residents on Granite Lane. It was discovered that Brian Wyckoff accepted money from three separate residents on Granite Lane to do landscaping work. The three parties paid in advance and only two of the jobs were started but not completed. It was discovered that Wyckoff spent the money and was unable to complete the two jobs or start the third job. Wyckoff was found to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest out of the State of Delaware. Wyckoff was transported to headquarters, charged with theft and a fugitive from justice (for the Delaware warrant), processed and lodged in the Salem County Correctional Facility. During this investigation it was discovered that there is more victims of Wyckoff’s scheme in the Salem and Gloucester County areas, as well as Pennsylvania.

On May 5, 2014 at 12:07 PM, Officers were dispatched to the Y.M.C.A. for a theft. Upon arrival Officers learned that a subject placed his/her keys on a table prior to going into the workout room and when they returned their keys were gone. The Y.M.C.A. staff was checking to see if the keys were moved by any staff members who were no longer on location. This matter is still under investigation at this time.

On May 5, 2014 at 8:39 PM, during a motor vehicle stop, Scott Venuto was found to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest out of Camden City Municipal Court. Venuto was transported to headquarters, processed and released with a new court date.

On May 6, 2014 at 2:04 PM, during a motor vehicle stop, Cecily Hall was found to have an outstanding warrant for her arrest out of the Salem City Municipal Court. Hall was transported to headquarters, processed and released with a new court date.

On May 6, 2014 at 4:01 PM, Officers responded to the intersection of Route 130 and Hawks Bridge Road for a motor vehicle accident.

On May 7, 2014 at 2:01 AM, during a motor vehicle stop, James Afelis was found to have and outstanding warrant for his arrest out of the Pennsville Municipal Court. The passenger, Dawn Modell, was also found to have two outstanding warrants for her arrest out of the Penns Grove Municipal Court. Afelis and Modell were transported to headquarters, both processed, both posted bail and were both released with new court dates.

On May 7, 2014 at 11:15 AM, a resident of the Sandy Ridge Apartment Complex reported an attempted burglary and criminal mischief to their apartment. Upon arrival Officers observed pry marls outside a window and a broken pane of glass. The victim believes the attempted burglary occurred within the last week. This matter is still under investigation.

On May 7, 2014 at 3:35 PM, during a C.D.S. (Controlled Dangerous Substance) investigation, a juvenile was arrested in the area of Shell Road and Cleveland Avenue for having under fifty grams of marijuana in his/her possession. The juvenile was transported to headquarters, processed and released to his/her guardian.

On May 8, 2014 at 3:13 PM, during a motor vehicle stop, Lori Pedrick, a passenger, was found to have an outstanding warrant for her arrest out of Gloucester City Municipal Court. Maureen Salamanca, also a passenger, was also found to have an outstanding warrant for her arrest out of Bloomfield Township Municipal Court. Pedrick and Salamanca were transported to headquarters, processed and released with new court dates.

On May 8, 2014 at 7:59 PM, Officers were dispatched to the Flying J Truck Stop for the report of a theft. A truck driver stated he/she placed his/her cellular phone on charge in the lobby of the Truck Stop, went to the bathroom and when he/she returned a short period later the cellular phone was gone. The cellular phone was valued at $300. The surveillance video at the Truck Stop did not cover the area where the cellular phone was taken. There are no suspects at this time.

On May 8, 2014 at 11:35 PM, during a motor vehicle stop, Reginald Brown was arrested for driving while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. Brown was also found to have a warrant for his arrest out of the Salem City Municipal Court. Brown was transported to headquarters, processed, given a new court date and released per the guidelines of “John’s Law”.

 

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