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Abduction Reports Was False; Two Suspects Arrested

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (February 25, 2017)The Gloucester Township Police Screen Shot 2017-02-25 at 14.51.13Department said today that the report about an attempted abduction of a woman last week was a false report. The police further stated that the suspect pictured in a composite drawing (left) was found. Police said that person of interest, Tyler McGuirl was arrested on a fugitive warrant issued by Berlin. At the time he was arrested a controlled dangerous substance was found in his possession. The woman who make the false report, Madison Garaguso, was charged with False Police Reports (4th-degree crime)

The police released the following prepared statement about the incident;

On Monday, February 20, 2017, at approximately 9:11 pm, the Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) received a 9-1-1 call for a report of a 20-30-year-old female who was assaulted by a male subject that allegedly tried to pull her into a vehicle on Mayapple Road.

The GTPD Juvenile and Family Services Bureau immediately began a comprehensive investigation developing a person of interest. The GTPD continued enhanced police operations to locate this person of interest. This male, Tyler McGuirl, was located by the GTPD Operations Response Unit and arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Berlin, at which time a controlled dangerous substance was found in his possession.

Further investigation by detectives determined the initial abduction was a false police report. The female had met McGuirl and a disagreement ensued and the known male fled the area in the white SUV described by the female in the initial police report.

Arrest #1: Madison Garaguso (28 YOA) – Unit block of Mayapple Road, Sicklerville, NJ 08081

Garaguso was charged with False Police Reports (4th degree) and Loitering to Commit a CDS Offense (Disorderly Person). She was released on a pending a future court appearance.

Arrest #2: Tyler M. McGuirl (19 YOA) – Unit block of Edgemere Court, Sicklerville, NJ 08081

McGuirl was charged with Possession of CDS (3rd Degree). He was remanded to the Camden County Correctional Facility pending court in default of bail.