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BROOKLAWN POLICE March Press Release: Bpdpatch


BROOKLAWN NJ--Brooklawn Police Officers on March 24 responded to the  Days Inn for a disturbance.  As the Brooklawn Officer arrived on scene and was exiting his vehicle a male, later identified as 44- year- old Walter Maron Davis of Philadelphia, quickly approached him and, for no apparent reason, struck him in the face while he was between the vehicle and the drivers side door.

The officer was able to subdue Walter by taking him to the ground, and with the help of arriving officers get him handcuffed.  Walter was processed and remanded to the Camden County Jail.  He was charged with Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer and Resisting Arrest.



On 3/7/13 at 2:32pm an officer conducted a motor vehicle stop on Chestnut Street.  Through further investigation the passenger in the vehicle, 37 year old  Nino Anthony Payge, of Deptford was found to have numerous outstanding warrants totaling $6,675.00.  He was processed and remanded to the Gloucester County Jail after failing to post bail.


On 3/11/13 at 4:18pm an officer observed a white female staggering in the Westbrook Bowling Alley Parking Lot.  The officer then observed the female look into a vehicle and seconds later enter the vehicle.  The officer watched as this female, later identified as 54 year old Katherine Hawco of Gloucester City, sat in the drivers seat and began placing items into her purse.  As Hawco was walking away from the vehicle she was immediately stopped by the officer and questioned.  After a brief investigation it was determined that Hawco had just burglarized the vehicle as it was not hers; nor where the items she took from it.  She was processed and then transported to Underwood Memorial Hospital.  


On 3/11/13 Matthew Edward Brown, 26, of Winslow was involved in a motor vehicle crash.  Upon further investigation he was found to have active warrants for his arrest.  He was processed and released with new court dates.


On 3/14/13 at 7:00pm unknown person(s) cut the pad lock to the Pepsi machine outside of the Brooklawn Fire Department.  There was no money in the machine to take.  Anyone with information regarding this incident contact the Brooklawn Police.


On 3/18/13 at 7:13am Michael Joseph Arrison, 21, of Brooklawn was stopped for a motor vehicle violation.  Through further investigation he was found to have numerous warrants for his arrest totaling $5,349.00.  He was processed and remanded to the Camden County Jail.


On 3/19/13 at 5:41pm officers and an ambulance were dispatched to the Gaetano’s parking lot for a male who was passed out behind the wheel.  Robert Rowe Costello, 52, of Logan Twp was located in the vehicle with his foot on the brake and the vehicle still in drive/running.  Officers put the vehicle into park and attempted wake Robert.  Officers then observed two bags of heroin that were on the front passengers seat.  Also located in the vehicle was a half empty bottle of vodka.  Costello was charged with Possession of CDS, Possession of CDS in a motor vehicle, and DWI.  He was processed, released, and turned over to a family member.


On 3/20/13 officers responded to Ray Bets Liquors for a burglary.  Sometime overnight unknown actor(s) pried the front door open and stole money from the store.  If anyone has any information regarding this incident contact the Brooklawn Police.


On 3/22/13 at 6:19pm Norman Burkett, 42, of Brooklawn came to Police Headquarters to turn himself in on a $500.00 warrant out of Monmouth County.  Norman posted the full $500.00 and released with a new court date.


On 3/24/13 officers responded to the Shop Rite for a male who had just shoplifted and fled in a vehicle.  After speaking to witnesses officers were able to obtain the suspects license plate.  Officers then went out to the address where the vehicle was registered and located the vehicle.  After a brief investigation Randy Drue Johnston, 49, of Westville was arrested for shoplifting.  He was brought back to headquarters, processed, and released.


On 3/27/13 officers and an ambulance responded to the 600 block of Browning Rd for an unconscious male.  Officers found Ryan J. McGrogan, 21, of Gibbsboro lying on the ground with a can of “Blow Off” duster next to him.  The suspect was inhaling the duster causing a condition of intoxication.  The suspect regained consciousness and refused medical treatment.  He was transported to headquarters and charged with inhaling toxic chemicals.  Mcgrogan was processed and released.


On 3/28/13 Charles Joseph Nazarene, 43, of Deptford was stopped for a motor vehicle violation and through further investigation was found to be operating the vehicle under the influence of liquor and/or drugs.  He was transported to police headquarters where he agreed to provide samples of his breath.   He was charged with DWI and released to a sober adult.


On 3/29/13 Brooklawn Officers and the Zone 5 Critical Incident Team executed a search warrant at a residence located on the 400 block of Chestnut Street.  A long, on-going investigation regarding the distribution of CDS from the residence was conducted.  Kelvin Jeffery Williams, 23, of Pennsauken was found inside the residence and arrested.  Numerous packaging paraphernalia (baggies and vials) was recovered along with scales and money.  Kelvin was charged with Possession of CDS, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana, and Failure to surrender CDS to law enforcement.  He was processed and remanded to the Camden County Jail.