Pemberton Police Blotter for May 8-14

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PEMBERTON, NJ – The following police incidents were reported by the Pemberton Township Police Department. Today, the department released information about incident during the week of 05/08/2022 through 05/14/2022.

Here’s what’s happening in Pemberton.

On 05/08/2022, Patrolman Hodnett responded to a report of a burglary to a residence in the 300 block of Bayberry Street. The caller reported that an unknown person entered the residence through an unlocked window but it was unknown at the time whether anything was missing. The investigation is on-going.

On 05/08/2022, Patrolman Kminek responded to the 100 block of Cherokee Drive for a report of a theft of an ATV. The caller reported that the ATV was stolen from their yard by an unknown person(s). The investigation is on-going.

On 05/09/2022, Sergeant Lucas conducted a motor vehicle stop for a traffic violation on Pemberton-Browns Mills Rd. During the stop Lucas recognized one of the passengers as Alexis Soles of Pemberton who he believed had a warrant for her arrest. The warrant was confirmed and upon having Soles exit the vehicle, Lucas observed a small glass pipe with suspected controlled substance residue on the seat where Soles was sitting. Lucas conducted a search of the vehicle which revealed a piece of suspected crack cocaine and packaging material for controlled dangerous substances. Soles was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. She was released pending a future court date.

On 05/10/2022, Patrolman deCharleroy conducted a traffic stop on Lakehurst Rd for an equipment violation. During the stop, Patrolman deCharleroy initiated a narcotics investigation and requested assistance of Patrolman York of the New Hanover Twp. Police Department and his K-9 partner Duco for a sniff of the vehicle. Duco gave a positive indication on the vehicle for the presence of narcotics. A search of the vehicle was conducted and a quantity of suspected heroin and crack cocaine were seized along with drug paraphernalia. Two of the occupants of the vehicle identified as Heather Morphis of Browns Mills and Lisa Acevedo of Pemberton were arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (both Cocaine and Heroin) as well as Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Both were released on summons with future court dates.

On 05/10/2022, Patrolman Peters conducted a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle that was called in as an erratic driver by other motorists. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Joyce Dezao of Chesterfield Twp. During the stop, Peters determined that Dezao was possibly driving under the influence. After a series of tests, Dezao was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Further, a search of Dezao’s vehicle revealed controlled substances which Dezao had no prescription for. Dezao was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Prescription Legend Drugs. She was issued summons and released pending a future court date.

On 05/11/2022, Patrolman Macey responded to the 100 block of Cherokee Drive for a report of a burglary to a shed. The caller reported that an unknown person forced entry into the shed but it was unknown at the time if anything was taken. The investigation is on-going.

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On 05/12/2022, Patrolman deCharleroy conducted a motor vehicle stop on Earlin Ave for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop, deCharleroy recognized the passenger in the vehicle as Rena Kratzer of Browns Mills and knew that Rena had two outstanding warrants for her arrest. Rena was arrested and two packets of suspected heroin as well as empty wax paper folds were found in her possession. Rena was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and processed on her warrants. She was released on summons pending future court dates.

On 05/13/2022, Sergeant Lucas discovered a suspicious vehicle at the site of the old minimum security jail located on Pemberton-Browns Mills Rd. During his investigation one of the occupants of the vehicle who was identified as Brittan Cooper was found to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest out of Pemberton Township. Cooper was arrested and subsequently released by the court with a new court date.

On 05/13/2022, Patrolman Hamilton went to an address on the 600 block of Herbert Rd for a warrant service. He located Desiree Blankenship at the property and knew that she had an outstanding fugitive warrant from the Burlington County Superior Court for her arrest. Desiree was arrested and transported to the Burlington County Jail where she was lodged. At the same time, Patrolman McQueen made contact with another subject at the same residence who was identified as Michael Gilliland. Michael was found to have an outstanding warrant out of Manchester Township. Michael was arrested and subsequently released with a new court date by the court.

On 05/13/2022, Patrolman Walker conducted a motor vehicle stop for a traffic violation on South Pemberton Rd. During the stop the operator, who was identified as Shaidere Johnson-Gainer, was found to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest out of Trenton. Johnson-Gainer was arrested and subsequently released with a new court date by Trenton.

On 05/14/2022, Patrolman Peters conducted a motor vehicle stop on Pemberton-Browns Mills Rd for a traffic violation. The operator of the vehicle who was identified as Segundo Carpio of New York was found to have an outstanding warrant from the Jersey City Police Department. Carpio was arrested and subsequently released with a new court date by Jersey City.

On 05/14/2022, Patrolman Walker conducted a motor vehicle stop on Mt. Misery Rd for a traffic violation. During the stop, Walker determined that the operator who was identified as Damion Marshal of Mt. Holly was possibly driving under the influence. After a series of tests, Marshal was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated. He also refused to submit to testing of his breath and was subsequently charged with Failure to Submit to Breath Testing. He was released with several summons pending a future court date.