Thursday, February 28, 2013
Collingswood Police say Dwayne Hird, 33, was traveling with what they believe was crack-cocaine.
A vehicle stop on the White Horse Pike led Collingswood police to another drug arrest earlier this month. At 12:45 p.m. on Feb. 3, police pulled over Dwayne Hird, 33, of Haddon Township, for alleged motor vehicle violations in the 100 block of the White Horse Pike. In the course of their interaction with Hird, police allege he possessed what they believed to be crack-cocaine and related paraphernalia. Hird was charged with possession of a controlled, dangerous substance (CDS) and possession of paraphernalia, as well as an assortment of motor vehicle infractions. He was remanded to the Camden County correctional facility on $2,200 full-cash bail.
Monday, February 4, 2013
Michael Richards, who was allegedly involved in a summer crime spree, was arrested again last month for alleged heroin use.
A Collingswood man who was jailed last summer after an evening in which he allegedly participated in a drug-fueled double-burglary and hit-and-run apparently has not gotten the help he needed in the county correctional facility. Michael D. Richards, 33, of Collingswood, a confessed addict who just months ago told his girlfriend—the mother of his two children—that he hoped jail time would help make him "a more productive citizen," was arrested again on drug charges less than two weeks ago. It started at 3 p.m. on Jan. 20, when Collingswood police officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Cattell Ave. to answer the report of an unconscious person. In a second-floor bathroom, they located Richards, who was unresponsive and incoherent. …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Durrell M. Barnes, 24, of Camden City, was apprehended with a significant quantity of narcotics that seemed to have been individually labeled (and branded) for sale.
A motor vehicle stop on Christmas Day led to a drug arrest for Collingswood police, as they apprehended a Camden City man who reportedly was traveling with a significant quantity of what they believed was crack-cocaine. The incident began when police stopped a 2003 Honda traveling along Route 130 and the White Horse Pike. While speaking with the driver, an officer detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana in the vehicle, according to reports. A search of the vehicle revealed: The passenger in the vehicle, Durrell M. Barnes, 24, of Camden City, was detained when these items were discovered; the driver was not. Barnes was charged with possession of a controlled, dangerous substance (CDS) with intent to distribute, possession of CDS, and …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
For years, a West Collingswood neighborhood knew that Michael Richards was "off," but didn't say anything. Now he hopes jail time can help him straighten out.
In the end, Collingswood resident Michael Richards would probably say he’d finally done one wrong thing too many. To his neighbors, the 33-year-old was known as a harmless hard-luck case who offered up a variety of stories when he asked for hand-outs. To borough police, he was a “frequent flyer” who was often bailed out of trouble by his loving family. But after an early-morning jaunt June 24, in which Richards burglarized two homes on Comly and Grant avenues and struck a utility pole in a car he’d stolen from his father, everybody had had enough. Unable to meet the $40,000, full-cash bail necessary to keep himself out of jail, Richards was remanded to the Camden County correctional facility on multiple charges, including theft, burglary …