200 Block of Koch Avenue
Date / Time: Saturday
July 14, 11:40 pm.
Victim: Tanisha N.
Watkins / Galloway Twp. / 23 y/o female
Officer: Ofc. Ronald Gorneau and Squad #1 Officers
Misc: James M. Parrish
21 y/o male from Pleasantville, NJ was arrested by Galloway Township Police
and charged with Armed Robbery following a car-jacking that took place in
Pleasantville and led in to Galloway Township at approximately 11:40 pm on
Parrish was arrested and
charged with Armed Robbery, Possession of a Handgun for unlawful purpose.
Unlawful possession of a handgun. Possession of a handgun by a convicted
felon. Possession of hollow-point bullets. (2) counts of Terroristic Threats
to kill. Possession of Heroin and Possession of Heroin with the Intent to
Distribute. Possession of a handgun while Distributing a Controlled Dangerous
Twp Police responded to a 911 call at a residence in the 200 block of Koch
Ave, in the Pomona section of the twp. Police received information
reporting a robbery in progress. It was reported that the victim and a
second female (unidentified) gave a ride to the suspect (who was known to
them) in Pleasantville. During the ride, the male, identified as
Parrish, produced a handgun and demanded the victim’s cash and jewelry.
The male then got into the driver’s seat and drove both females to the
victim’s home in Galloway. The male demanded the victim go inside and
retrieve more cash and valuables. The male stayed in the vehicle with
the second female. After the victim did not immediately return to the
vehicle, the second female was sent to ring the doorbell. Several
officers responded, Parrish was located in the driveway and taken into custody
by Officer Ronald Gorneau. Parrish was found in possession of several
pills, several bags of heroin and $592. After a search of the area,
Police located a 22 caliber revolver which was loaded with hollow point
bullets near the vehicle. Neither female was injured. The incident
remains under investigation. Parrish’s bail was set by JMC Freed at
$200,000 cash. He was taken to ACJF.
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