GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP N.J. --On July 23,2016, at approximately 3:01 pm, the Gloucester Township Police Department were dispatched to Chic-Fil-A, 481 Berlin-Cross Keys Road, for the report of a pedestrian motor vehicle crash involving injuries. Upon officers arrival they discovered that a young adult female had been the victim of a strong armed robbery and was struck by the fleeing vehicle and dragged approximately thirty feet under the vehicle.
The victim had extensive injuries to her head, face and body. She was immediately rendered medical attention at the scene and transported to a local hospital for advanced medical care.
The Gloucester Township Police Department then began an intense investigation in an attempt to identifiy the suspect of the robbery and fleeing vehicle. Police units then began to canvas the area over the next twenty-four hours and located the suspect vehicle abandoned in a nearby neighborhood. Through further investigation and video footage, a suspect was positively identified.
On 07/28/2016 at 09:00 am, defendant William Santarlasci IV, turned himself in and was formally charged with Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Assault by Auto, Knowingly Leaving the Scene of an Accident resulting in Serious Bodily Injury, Endagering an Injured Person, Theft, and was issued multiple motor vehicle summons.
Bail set at $200,000.00, processed and relaesed after posting bail.
All persons charged with a criminal offense are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.
Santarlasci, William IV- 19 yoa
3 Sagebrush Lane
1261 Chews Landing Rd
Clementon, NJ 08021