The following information is provided by the Harrison Township Police Department. All persons listed are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. A charge is not a conviction. Charges can be amended or dismissed.
Motor Vehicle Crashes
August 31 – Swedesboro Rd. and N. Main St. – 2 vehicles, no
September 2 – S Main St. and Woodstown Rd. – 1 vehicle, no
September 3 – Parking lot of 625 Breakneck Rd. – 2 vehicles, no
September 4 – Parking lot of 108 Swedesboro Rd. – 1 vehicle vs.
pedestrian, no injuries.
September 4 – N. Main St. and Chattham Ln. – 2 vehicles, 1
minor injury refused medical assistance.
Investigations / Arrests
September 2 – Ptl. Gregory Germsechied conducted a motor vehicle
stop in the area of Mullica Hill Rd. and Cedar Rd. After
speaking with the driver of the vehicle, Earl C. Whaley, a 26
year old Paulsboro resident, and the passenger, Mallory J.
Corkery, a 22 year old Paulsboro resident and receiving
conflicting information, Ptl. Germschied called for a police K-9
for assistance. Sgt. Robostello of the East Greenwich Police
Department and his K-9 partner Kilo arrived to assist and Kilo
alerted to the presence of narcotics in the vehicle. A search
of the vehicle yielded a medium sized sandwich bag containing
suspected marijuana. Both vehicle occupants were placed under
arrest, transported to Police Headquarters, processed, and
charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana. Mr.
Whaley was also charged with possession of Ecstasy and motor
vehicle violations. Ms. Corkery was released on a summons to
appear in Harrison Township Municipal Court and Mr. Whaley was
released on a summons to appear in Gloucester County Superior
September 3 – HTPD units responded to the Mullica West Apartment
Complex at 58 Woodstown Rd. for a fraud complaint. The resident
reported fraudulent charges on her TD Bank debit card.
September 3 – HTPD units responded to the 100 block of
Fellowship Lane for a reported vehicle burglary. The resident
advised on September 2 unknown actor(s) entered her unlocked
vehicle and ransacked it. Nothing was taken.
September 3 – HTPD units spoke to a resident of the 200 block of
Strawbridge Lane who reported unknown actor(s) entered her
unlocked vehicle and took a brown Michael Kors purse containing
cash, checks, and credit cards.
September 5 – HTPD units responded to the 100 block of Lynx
Court for a noise complaint. Upon arrival officers spoke with
the resident who agreed to turn down the music.
September 5 – HTPD units responded to the Wawa at 631 Mullica
Hill Rd. for a criminal mischief complaint. Upon arrival the
victim advised being involved in a verbal dispute with subjects
parked in the vehicle next to them over the clothing they were
wearing. While the victim was inside the Wawa, an unknown male
subject who was involved in the verbal dispute exited his
vehicle and kicked the victim’s car several times causing a
September 5 – Ptl. Ryan Golden conducted a motor vehicle stop in
the area of Harrisonville Rd. and the Elk Township border.
While the vehicle was stopping, Ptl. Golden witnessed the front
passenger of the vehicle throw a plastic baggie out of the
window. Upon the vehicle stopping and speaking with the
occupants, Ptl. Golden detected the odor of marijuana emanating
from the vehicle. When asked what was thrown out of the
vehicle, passenger, Terrance K. Stafford, a 27 year old
Philadelphia resident, stated marijuana. Upon arrival of
additional units, Ptl. Golden walked to the area where the item
was thrown and retrieved a clear plastic baggie containing
suspected marijuana. The driver of the vehicle, Terrance A.
Davis, a 30 year old Philadelphia resident, was asked to exit
the vehicle. He was found to have a silver and green baggie
containing suspected marijuana hanging out of his pants pocket.
A search of the vehicle yielded additional marijuana and two
open containers of Hennessy liquor. Both subjects were placed
under arrest, transported to police headquarters, processed, and
charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana. Both
subject were released on a summons pending a hearing in Harrison
Township Municipal Court.