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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Gloucester Police Chief, Resident Appointed to County Addiction Awareness Task Force

Gloucester Police Chief, Resident Appointed to County Addiction Awareness Task Force

Gloucester Township Police Chief Harry Earle and Township resident Patti DiRenzo have been appointed by the county freeholder board.
Emergency Work on Chews Landing Road Continues Through Aug. 29

Emergency Work on Chews Landing Road Continues Through Aug. 29

Work, conducted by the Camden County Department of Public Works, continues on Saturday and continues Monday-Friday of next week.
Police Seek Suspect in Attempted Shoplifting at K-Mart

Police Seek Suspect in Attempted Shoplifting at K-Mart

The suspect allegedly hid video games and tried to enter the employee stockroom.
Suspect Shot by Police During Hit-and-Run in Camden

Suspect Shot by Police During Hit-and-Run in Camden

The shooting and the hit-and-run are being investigated by the Camden County Prosecutor's Office.
Police Warn of Dangers of Caffeine Overdoses

Police Warn of Dangers of Caffeine Overdoses

Pure caffeine powder has been identified in several fatal overdoses.
Downed Utility Pole Causing Delays on Somerdale Road

Downed Utility Pole Causing Delays on Somerdale Road

Somerdale Road has been reduced to one lane between Eyres Plaza and Lamp Post Lane. PSE&G is on location replacing the pole.
Clementon Man Charged in Aug. 13 Murder in Pine Hill

Clementon Man Charged in Aug. 13 Murder in Pine Hill

Antonio Wright's bail was set at $750,000, according to the Courier Post.
Police Warn of Fire Challenge Dangers

Police Warn of Fire Challenge Dangers

People set themselves on fire and their peers film their reactions for social media.
Police Seek Suspect Who Stole Samsung Tablet at Restaurant

Police Seek Suspect Who Stole Samsung Tablet at Restaurant

Gloucester Township Police are investigating the theft of a Samsung Tablet from the Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant on Cross Keys Road.
Citizen's Tip Leads to Weapons Arrest in Gloucester Township

Citizen's Tip Leads to Weapons Arrest in Gloucester Township

Reynaldo Hernandez, 42, was charged with possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.
Boy Scout From England Visits Gloucester Township

Boy Scout From England Visits Gloucester Township

On Monday, Aug. 11, officers with the Gloucester Township Police Department met Alex T. from Sussex England.
Motorcycle Rider Injured Following Accident on Erial Road

Motorcycle Rider Injured Following Accident on Erial Road

The rider was found unconscious. His condition was unknown Thursday afternoon.
Police Investigate Wednesday Night Murder in Pine Hill

Police Investigate Wednesday Night Murder in Pine Hill

Jordan Holden, 19, died after being stabbed on Blackwood-Clementon Road.
GT Junior Police Academy Visits Ronald McDonald House, Participates in Larc Field Day

GT Junior Police Academy Visits Ronald McDonald House, Participates in Larc Field Day

The Gloucester Township Junior Police Academy participated in a pair of events earlier this week.
South Jersey Woman Injured in Basement Collapse During Historic Flooding Tuesday Night

South Jersey Woman Injured in Basement Collapse During Historic Flooding Tuesday Night

Millville received nearly nine inches of rain, nj.com reports.
Gloucester Township Residents Speak Out on Drug Problem

Gloucester Township Residents Speak Out on Drug Problem

A couple spoke about issues coming from a nearby affordable housing complex while blasting officials Monday night.
Gloucester Township Police Seek Suspect in TD Bank Fraud

Gloucester Township Police Seek Suspect in TD Bank Fraud

The suspect allegedly deposited money in a victim's account prior to the unauthorized withdrawal of $1,800.
Gloucester Township Man Pleads Guilty to Child Sexual Charges

Gloucester Township Man Pleads Guilty to Child Sexual Charges

Bernard Cahill, 55, pleaded guilty to second-degree charges of sexual assault and distribution of child pornography.
Man Charged With Attempted Murder, Assault on GTPD Officers

Man Charged With Attempted Murder, Assault on GTPD Officers

Ronald McGrath, 54, allegedly threatened to kill a female victim and assaulted Gloucester Township officers on Sunday.