Downbeach Police Blotter – Edition of Dec. 13, 2012

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Police blotter information is supplied by local and other law enforcement agencies. All persons named are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.


A 14-year-old from Ventnor was arrested Dec. 3 by Officer Bernard Jenkins and charged with possession of controlled dangerous substance, namely marijuana, and possession of controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia.

Anthony Siddons, 18, of Galloway was arrested Dec. 7 by Officer David Gaeckle and charged with shoplifting and possession of a hypodermic needle.

Amir Johnson, 21, of Ventnor was arrested Nov. 8 by Officer Pierluigi Mancuso and charged with hindering apprehension.

Marco Mejia, 30, of Ventnor was arrested Dec. 8 by Officer Mario Lima and charged with shoplifting.

A 17-year-old from Ventnor was arrested Dec. 9 by Officer Peter Munizza and charged with curfew violation.

Robert O’Neil, 66, of Medford was arrested Dec. 10 by Officer Peter Munizza and charged with driving while intoxicated.

There were 12 warrant arrests.


During the period of Dec. 5-12 the Margate City Police Department received 267 calls for service. They included 11 motor vehicle stops, 34 alarm calls and three motor vehicle crash investigations.

There was one warrant arrest. 

Juvenile report

A 15-year-old resident of South Baton Rouge Avenue in Ventnor was adjudicated in Family Court, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor James P. McClain said in a release. The teenager was charged with theft from a person on Aug. 8 after grabbing someone’s property and running off with it. The teen was placed on probation for one year, ordered to attend and complete the Juvenile Victim Impact Program, pay $412 in restitution, have no contact with the victim or the victim’s family, and provide a DNA sample. In addition, he must pay a $30 VCCO penalty and a $15 Law Enforcement Officers’ Protection Act fine.

Crime Stoppers of Atlantic County offers rewards of up to $2,000 for help in solving crimes. Callers need not reveal their identity to collect a reward. To submit a tip call Crime Stoppers at (609) 652-1234, (800) 658-TIPS (8477) or see 

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