Friday, May 10, 2013
Several people were detained Friday afternoon after a police raid at the Sunrise Massage parlor. A neighbor says suspicious activity had long gone on at the business.
A Haddon Township massage parlor reportedly offered extra services to clientele, leading to a police bust and prostitution charges for one woman Friday. Haddon Township Police raided Sunrise Massage Friday afternoon after a two-month investigation into alleged prostitution activities there. At least two women were led away in handcuffs from Sunrise Massage at 121 Haddon Ave., eyewitnesses said. Police charged Xiaonyu Li, aka Lisa Li, 28, with two counts of engaging in prostitution. She was held on $10,000 bail at the Camden County Correctional Facility. There was no immediate information available on the other woman taken away in handcuffs. The bust came as no surprise to a neighbor, who had often complained to police about suspected …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Police and firefighters closed the White Horse Pike on Monday morning as the Camden County Sheriff's bomb squad investigated.
A suspicious package discovered in the parking lot of the former Newtown Diner shut down the White Horse Pike between West Holly and West Park avenues in Haddon Township Monday morning, as the Camden County Sheriff's bomb squad was called in to investigate. As firefighters and police from Haddon Township and Oaklyn staged around the area, the bomb squad sent in a robot to get a look at the device, which had been placed on a stump of concrete in the center of the lot. A bomb technician walked out just after 10 a.m. to follow on what the robot had seen, then photographed and held up a printed circuit board that had been sitting on the stump. Stay with Patch for more information on this breaking story.
Monday, March 18, 2013
The victim, whose name was not released by police, was struck outside of the Irish Mile, and was transported by ambulance to Cooper University Hospital.
A 22-year-old Collingswood woman was struck by a car at the tail end of this weekend's St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl in Haddon Township. The victim, whose name was not released by Haddon Township police, was hit shortly before 8 p.m. Sunday outside of the Irish Mile. She was taken by ambulance to Cooper University Hospital in Camden, where police said she was listed in stable condition with superficial lacerations to the head. No charges are currently pending against the driver, who stopped at the scene. Det. Sgt. Scott Bishop of Haddon Township police identified him only as a "middle-aged Haddonfield man." It was not immediately known if the woman had attended the event. Check back with Patch for more updates.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Timothy Polijczuk was charged Monday with leaving the scene of an accident that killed a 67-year-old Gloucester Township woman.
Haddon Township police arrested a 50-year-old Mount Ephraim man Monday and charged him in the fatal hit-and-run Sunday that claimed the life of a Gloucester Township woman. Timothy Polijczuk, 50, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident with a fatality, causing death while driving on a suspended license and operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license, according to a statement from the Camden County Prosecutor's Office. He was also issued numerous motor vehicle violations and was ordered held at the Camden County Jail on $192,500 bail. Police charged Polijczuk with driving a blue Chevrolet truck with a refrigeration box mounted to bed when he allegedly struck Joyce Putmon, 67, of the Blackwood section of Gloucester Township as…
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Joyce Putmon died after being struck by a truck on the Black Horse Pike. Police are searching for the driver who killed her.
Update 9:44 a.m.: The truck was found in Gloucester City, the Camden County Prosecutor's Office reports. The driver has been identified as well, but authorities have not yet released any information. --------- A 67-year-old woman was killed Sunday night by a hit-and-run driver outside of Rexy's Restaurant and Bar in Haddon Township's West Collingswood Heights section. Joyce Putmon of Blackwood was crossing the Black Horse Pike near Washington Avenue when a pickup truck struck her and fled the scene. Putmon was pronounced dead at Cooper University Hospital in Camden at 7:24 p.m. March 3. The pickup truck, traveling southbound, had a homemade structure in the flatbed area, according to witness' descriptions. The structure is possibly a …
Monday, January 28, 2013
The sedan first drove through a brick wall before reversing into the Cuthbert Blvd. McDonald's entry vestibule on Cuthbert Boulevard Sunday night.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Gregory Gawrysiak, of Haddon Township, previously threatened to kill law enforcement officers and then amassed several illegal guns, officials say.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
James Richardson, 25, is alleged to have aided Lindenwold resident Joseph M. Kunz in the commission of burglaries in Haddon Township, Haddonfield, Cherry Hill and Runnemede.
An Oaklyn man suspected of burglarizing a Belmont Ave. home on the border of Haddon Twp. and his alleged accomplice, who made the incredibly bad choice to visit a Dunkin' Donuts next to a police station after reportedly burglarizing a nearby home, have been charged in four more area break-ins. James Richardson, 25, of the 200 block of Beechwood Avenue, Oaklyn, and Joseph M. Kunz, 35, of the 100 block of East Park Avenue, Lindenwold, have each been charged with conspiracy to commit theft and burglary of the home. Both were already in police custody at the time the charges were issued. Kunz was arrested 11 days ago for a burglary in the 100 block of Virginia Ave. in Haddon Township after a surveillance video in a Dunkin' Donuts next to the …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
A Belmont Avenue resident saw a neighbor's door get kicked in and called 911. Police reportedly discovered a 25-year-old Oaklyn man in a second-floor bathroom.
Police say a phone call from an alert neighbor in the 900 block of Belmont Ave. in Haddon Township broke up a burglary Tuesday morning. Units from Collingswood and Haddon Township rushed to the block shortly after 10:30 a.m. on a phone tip that a door had been kicked in. Inside the home, they found James Richardson, 25, of Oaklyn, hiding in a second-floor bathroom. The caller had provided a detailed description matching that of Richardson, who was apprehended on-site. He was charged with burglary, theft, criminal mischief and possession of burglary tools. "The Haddon Township Police Department would like to remind residents to properly secure their homes at all times and to contact the police IMMEDIATELY if they observe someone suspicious …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Haddon Township police are seeking information on a suspected home break-in that occurred on Monday in the 1100 block of Eldridge Ave. in West Collingswood Heights.