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GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (January 20, 2017--Gloucester City Police were summoned Tuesday, January 17 (8:30 pm) to the area of South Burlington Street and Somerset Street dispersing a crowd that had gathered after the Gloucester High / Gloucester Catholic basketball game. 

According to police, a  male began shouting vulgarities and obscenities to Gloucester Catholic students informing them how “we” had defeated them so soundly in the basketball game.  Due to the fact the male was acting in a disorderly manner, coupled with the fact he obviously had no knowledge of the outcome of the game, he was warned to cease his behavior.  The male continued to act in a disorderly manner and directed his tirade towards the officers.  Subsequently, he was arrested by Ptl. Keith Wall and Ptl. Greg Coxe.  Josh M. Allen (30), a resident of the 300 block of Hunter Street, was charged with disorderly conduct and later released.

In other matters, 

January 13 (4:15 pm) Brittany N. Belperio (28), a resident of Bellmawr, was arrested on Broadway at Cumberland Street by Ptl. John Bryszewski due to the fact she had an outstanding warrant for her arrest from Deptford Twp.  She was later turned over to Deptford P.D.

 

January 16 (1:40 pm) Brian R. Godshalk (28). A resident of Sherman Street, was arrested on N. Broadway at King Street by DSgt. Carl DePoder and Det. Keith O’Donnell due to the fact he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest from Deptford Twp.  He was subsequently charged with possession of CDS (heroin).  He was later released on bail.

 

January 16 (1:31 pm) A traffic stop on N. Broadway at Essex Street conducted by Ptl. Tim Ryder resulted in the arrest of the following individual:  Carson P. DiBenedetto (26), a resident of Woodbury, was found to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest from Riverside and he was subsequently charged with possession of CDS (heroin) and possession of drug paraphernalia.  He was later released on bail.

 

January 16 (8:44 pm) Brandan J. Bartley (23), a resident of the 500 block of Cumberland Street, was arrested on N. Broadway at King Street by Det. Keith O’Donnell due to the fact he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest from Cherry Hill.  He was subsequently charged with possession of CDS (heroin) and later released on bail.

 

January 17 (7:21 am) An officer responded to a commercial property in the 800 block of Water Street for a report of criminal mischief.  Upon arrival, an employee reported sometime overnight, the rear and right side window of a bulldozer parked on the property were broken.  The investigation is ongoing.

 

January 17 (10:10 am) Kenneth N. Kloiber Jr. (49), a resident of Westville, was arrested on N. Broadway at Essex Street by DSgt. Carl DePoder and Inv. Joe Hopkins due to the fact he had outstanding warrants for his arrest from Camden City and West Deptford.  He was subsequently charged with possession of CDS (heroin) and later released on bail.

 

January 17 (9:57 am) An officer responded to the Patriot Car Wash on Rt. 130 for a report of a theft.  Upon arrival, it was determined that at 3:45 am on this date, a black, compact car pulled into the parking lot.  Two individuals exited the vehicle, pried open the vacuum station and stole a quantity of quarters.  The two individuals then fled in the vehicle.  Video surveillance footage of the theft was obtained and the investigation is ongoing.

 

January 17 (8:30 pm) Officers were in the area of S. Burlington Street at Somerset Street dispersing a crowd that had gathered after the Gloucester High / Gloucester Catholic basketball game.  A male began shouting vulgarities and obscenities to Gloucester Catholic students informing them how “we” had defeated them so soundly in the basketball game.  Due to the fact the male was acting in a disorderly manner, coupled with the fact he obviously had no knowledge of the outcome of the game, he was warned to cease his behavior.  The male continued to act in a disorderly manner and directed his tirade towards the officers.  Subsequently, he was arrested by Ptl. Keith Wall and Ptl. Greg Coxe.  Josh M. Allen (30), a resident of the 300 block of Hunter Street, was charged with disorderly conduct and later released.

 

January 18 (10:10 am) Zachary R. Wunder (22), a resident of the 400 block of N. Broadway, was arrested on Broadway at Mercer Street by Inv. Joe Hopkins due to the fact he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest from Gloucester City and he was a fugitive from justice wanted by the Camden County Sheriff’s Department.  He was later remanded to Camden County Jail without bail.

 

January 18 (2:42 pm) Joseph M. Hunter (33), a resident of the 200 block of Middlesex Street, was arrested on Mercer Street at Railroad Avenue by Det. Keith O’Donnell and Inv. Joe Hopkins for possession of CDS (cocaine).  He was later released.

 

January 18 (8:10 pm) Milton K. Hunter Jr. (45), a resident of Glendora, was arrested on N. Broadway at Morris Street by Det. Keith O’Donnell due to the fact he had outstanding warrants for his arrest from Haddon Heights and Camden City.  He was subsequently charged with possession of CDS (heroin) and later released on bail.

 

January 19 (1:30 am) An officer responded to the Wawa on Market Street for a reported shoplifting.  Upon arrival, an employee reported a male took a carton of Newport cigarettes off the counter and fled from the store.  Video surveillance footage of the incident was obtained and the investigation is ongoing.

 

January 19 (1:50 pm) A traffic stop on Essex Street at N. Brown Street conducted by DSgt. Carl DePoder resulted in the arrests of the following individuals:  Ryan A. Ellis (34), a resident of the 600 block of Powell Street was found to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest from Gloucester City.  He was additionally charged with driving on a suspended license.  Nicole M. Payne (31), a resident of Wenonah, was found to have an outstanding warrant for her arrest from Camden City.  Jessica L. Jeffries (24), a resident of the 600 block of Powell Street, was found to have an outstanding warrant for her arrest from Westville.  All three individuals were remanded to Camden County Jail after failing to post bail.

 

In addition, officers conducted (78) traffic stops, (316) property/business checks and (18) school visits.  Officers made (20) arrests, investigated (10) motor vehicle crashes and (13) domestic disputes.  Officers issued (21) criminal charges and (27) traffic citations between January 13th. and January 19th.

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