Sunday, April 21, 2013
A teen barricaded himself inside a home on Burnham Lane Sunday.
Officers from multiple towns were drawn to the Voorhees and Cherry Hill border Sunday for an hours-long standoff that ended peacefully around 4:30 p.m. Hiren and Indira Gala called 911 to report that a teen had violated a restraining order they’d taken out against him, and was in the home, said Voorhees Chief Louis Bordi. Voorhees officers arrived to the Galas fleeing the house. “The suspect barricaded himself and advised he was not coming out,” Bordi said. Several homes on Burnham Lane in the Beagle Club, a residential development off Cooper Road about a mile from the Cherry Hill Township line, were evacuated during the incident, which drew a Special Response Team from Gloucester Township and officers from Cherry Hill to assist Voorhees …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Authorities on Thursday announced accused K-9 Schultz killer Skyler Robinson will not face prison time in connection with the police dog's death or the robbery of a Chinese restaurant that same night.
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Skyler Robinson's trial begins on Jan. 28.
A Washington Township man will finally go to trial on charges of robbing a Blackwood Chinese restaurant and killing Gloucester Township Police Department K-9 Schultz as he was being chased along Route 42 in late November 2010. Skyler J. Robinson's trial is scheduled to begin on Monday, Jan. 28, according to Camden County Prosecutor's Office spokesman Jason Laughlin. Robinson, of Pitman Downer Road, Sewell, was indicted June 21, 2011, on three counts of robbery—one for each person inside East Church Street's Lucky Dragon Chinese restaurant during the Nov. 30, 2010, robbery—two counts of causing injury to a police animal and single counts of conspiracy to commit robbery, aggravated assault, and resisting arrest. Evan J. Scotese, 21, of …
Friday, December 28, 2012
Eddie Jones III, of Willingboro, grabs a firearm from a police officer's holster, fires the gun and injures three cops before being fatally shot.
UPDATE 2:41 p.m. 12/30: Gloucester Township Police Sgt. James Garber will be released from Cooper University Hospital, where he was treated for a gunshot wound sustained in the police station shootout Friday morning, on Sunday afternoon. He will be welcomed at his home in Gloucester Township's Somerdale section by members of the Police Department, Boy Scout Troop 811, Warriors' Watch, and local fire and and EMS departments. ---------- Three police officers injured when they were shot inside Gloucester Township police headquarters early Friday morning are on the mend, according to authorities. The alleged shooter—Eddie Jones III, 39, of Willingboro—was killed in return fire at the scene, Gloucester Township Police Chief W. Harry Earle …