Incident Type: Unlawful Possession of a Weapon
Date and Time of Incident: December 18, 2012 at approximately
Accused Name / City / Age: 16 year-old male juvenile
Incident Location: 300 Block of E. Spencer Ln.
Misc. / Other Related Information:
At approximately 2PM, the Galloway Twp Police was contacted by School
Administrators from the Cedar Creek High School. The officials advised that a
student who lived in Galloway Twp, demonstrated behavior that caused them to
The student was removed from Cedar Creek and brought to the Galloway Twp
Police Department. There was no indication that there were any threats made or
that there was any danger related to anyone at Cedar Creek High School.
Investigators from Galloway Twp, joined by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s
Office went to the student’s residence located in 300 block of East Spencer
Lane and found several items to include electronic parts and several types of
chemicals that when mixed together could cause an explosion. The 16 year old
male student was charged with possession of a weapon; an explosive device and
was placed in Harbor Fields.
As a precaution, both police and school officials requested a sweep of
Cedar Creek High School utilizing bomb sniffing dogs. Nothing was located.
The Atlantic City Police Department’s Bomb Squad responded to assist
along with the Oceanville Fire department and Galloway EMS. Additionally Egg
Harbor City Police along with K9s from Hamilton Twp Police Department,
Atlantic City Police Department, Gloucester County Sheriff’s Department, 2
units from Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department, Millville Police
Department, and Salem County Sheriff’s Department assisted.
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