GTPD Requesting Community’s Assistance With Helping To Identify Possible Suspect In Reference to Suspicious Fires
GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (June 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The Gloucester Township Police Department, in partnership with local and county Fire Marshals and the Camden County Prosecutors Office are investigating four suspicious fires to several townhouses under construction on Iron Gate Road in the Erial Section of Gloucester Township.
The fires occurred on September 29th 2017, November 27th 2017, January 3rd 2018 and June 26, 2018. It appears the fires are set in the early morning, prior to day break. The fires appear to be intentionally set.
The Gloucester Township Police Department is requesting the community’s assistance in identifying a possible suspect.
If anyone has any information on the suspicious fires please call the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500, or call our GTPD Anonymous Crime Tip Line: 856-842-5560. To send an Anonymous Tip via Text Message to Gloucester Township Police, text the keyword TIP GLOTWPPD and your tip message to 888777. You may also click here to access our Anonymous Web Tip Page: https://local.nixle.com/tip/alert/5170177.
Our Anonymous Tip systems are NOT monitored 24/7. All incidents in Gloucester Township requiring IMMEDIATE police assistance must be called into GTPD at 856-228-4500. If you have an EMERGENCY or are witnessing a CRIME IN PROGRESS, CALL 911.
On Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at approximately 2:52 AM, a security guard working in the Iron Gate development contacted the Gloucester Township Police Department to report flames coming from the rear of several townhomes on Iron Gate Road in Gloucester Township, located at Jarvis and Williamstown Roads. Three adjoining unoccupied townhomes were damaged. No injuries reported at this time.
Fire departments from Gloucester Township districts 83, 84, 85 and 86 along with Pine Hill and Winslow Township responded to the scene.