Mystery Still Surrounds Friday's SWAT Activity in Collingswood

The Camden County Prosecutor's Office refuses to release any information, saying an investigation is ongoing.

There are no answers yet about  in the vicinity of the .

Collingswood police confirmed that multiple arrests were made during the incident, but referred all other questions to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office, which refused to provide any information when contacted by Collingswood Patch on Tuesday.

Jason Laughlin, a spokesman for the prosecutor's office, said no details would be forthcoming because an investigation is "ongoing."

Under New Jersey's Open Public Records Act, law-enforcement agencies are required to provide basic information within 24 hours of an arrest being made. 

Images of the incident captured by Patch readers depict a white, unmarked van and several police personnel on a nondescript street. 

Stick with Patch for more information as it becomes available.

Lauren Burgoon May 21, 2012 at 12:04 AM
Hi readers, I had to delete a comment earlier because it violated our terms of use and, unfortunately, the two legitimate replies to it also were deleted. I'll try to figure out how to get them back. Apologies for this.
Anne Carroll May 21, 2012 at 12:11 AM
Thank you Lauren. It can't be easy being an editor to our various shades of comments. No apologies necessary :)
One road town May 21, 2012 at 01:59 AM
It seems that my comment was one of the two that got caught up in the shrapnel of the other poster. So I will just be brief in my response to Anne & Senior. @Anne, I will have to respectfully 100% disagree with you & your position on the topic of making narcotics legal. (agree, we are not dealing well fighting it, but that is all for another day/topic honestly) And I will just reiterate that our town needs to do a better job on being more active & aggressive on cleaning up our town with the drugs. @Senior I have been inside the buildings at one point or another & have had the privileged to be inside one of the units and will say, at least for the one, was VERY nice. But that does not negate or let the complex off the hook either. And also, I would like to add, that the H.O.C.makes up roughly 20% of Collingswood's population, so no, not all people are 'bad'. However the FEW troublemakers that are there, also bring in their birds of a feather. As far as Greg's comment, since it's gone I can no longer see it obviously so I'm not able to decode it,,if someone was able too, hats off :) P.S. Just as a reminder to all, the police activity that was in question and what this article is about, had NOTHING to do with the H.O.C. at all,,, this was directly across the street from the "A" building on Eldridge Ave & not at the complex P.S.S. I hope we all are having a very fabulous, safe & enjoyable evening in our hometown of Collingswood!!
senior May 21, 2012 at 02:42 AM
No, no I am not saying that H.O.C. is the best place on earth to live in .And of course with so many people has its share of of all layers of society including a lot of lowlives. But I think it was not fair to title the recent police activities (sting) as happenning in vicinity of H.O.C. Many people jumped on the wagon and assumed that it was right here at Heights .So, here you go...P.S. My unit is very, very nice also...
One road town May 21, 2012 at 02:48 AM
I agree, but that was the editors who started that,,, but I suppose it was trying to better identify the area of the incident, which just so happened to be near the H.O.C. ,,, Also, they physically are nice building and are structured impressively. Much better than the current slop construction and the industry standards of today. Those buildings were built to last! :) Glad you night is going well Senior!! :)


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