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Lower Township Police Department weekly crime blotter and adult arrests

LTPD weekly arrest report

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Between March 13 and March 19, the Lower Township Police Department responded to or initiated a total of 956 calls, averaging 137 calls per day. Police also made 10 arrests during this period.

Below is a breakdown of incidents and arrests by date:

Weekly Adult Arrest Report

March 15: Harry R. Velli, 57, Cape May Court House, contempt by violating Domestic Rights Act; Devon F. Onorato, 20, Erma, burglary, theft, criminal mischief.

March 17: Christopher Lamonica, 42, North Cape May, burglary, theft, criminal mischief, contempt of court; Davis E. Scott, 49, Villas, warrant arrest.

March 18: Dorothy A. Shuman, 45, North Cape May, assault; David J. Fletcher III, 31, North Cape May, simple assault; Michele K. Reynolds, 38, North Cape May, providing false information to law enforcement.

March 19: Lauren B. Muckenfuss, 35, Cape May, DWI, driving while driver’s license/registration suspended; Patrick A. Wood, 23, Villas, simple assault.

The above-named individuals are only charged with the offenses mentioned and are presumed innocent unless proven guilty. This report only contains the names of individuals who were arrested based on complaints signed by law enforcement personnel, not private citizen signed complaints or ordinance violations.

From the crime blotter:

March 13: Theft, Bayshore Road, North Cape May; burglary, criminal trespass, Shunpike Road, Cold Spring; criminal mischief, Bennett Road, Shawcrest.

March 15: Burglary, Seashore Road, Cold Spring; overdose, Bayshore Road, Villas; theft, Texas Avenue, Villas; theft, Bayshore Road, Fishing Creek; criminal mischief, E. St. John’s Avenue, Villas; overdose, Robin Lane, Cold Spring.

March 16: Burglary, Roslyn Avenue, North Cape May; burglary, Atlantic Avenue, North Cape May; burglary, Rose Hill Parkway, North Cape May; criminal mischief, W. Delaware Parkway, Villas.

March 17: Criminal mischief, E. Hudson Avenue, Villas; burglary, Millman Lane, Villas; theft, Seashore Road, Erma.

March 18: Obstruction, Bayshore and Fishing Creek roads, Fishing Creek; criminal mischief, Florence Avenue, Erma; narcotics, Gorham Avenue, North Cape May; DWI, Sunset Boulevard, Cape May Point.

March 19: Criminal mischief, W. Delaware Parkway, Villas.

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