Archive for April, 2014

  • Pedestrian / Motor Vehicle Crash

    Posted on April 27, 2014 by Voorhees Police


    In regards to the below crash, the Voorhees Police have charged the driver Samuel Distefano of Tabernacle, NJ, age 47, with Reckless Driving (39:4-96), Use of Wireless telephone, electronic communication device in moving vehicle (39:4-97.3) & Failure to wear seatbelt (39:3-76.2f). This matter will be heard in CJP Court on May 7th in Camden, NJ. Upon completion of the crash investigation, this case will be forwarded to the Camden County Prosecutors Office for review.

    Original Press Release:

    At approximately 8:21pm Voorhees Police Units were dispatched to a pedestrian motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Evesham Road & Kresson Road. Investigation by police revealed the following: A 1990 Ford Ranger pickup truck, operated by a Medford resident, was traveling Eastbound on Evesham Road when it struck two Cherry Hill residents (mother/daughter) that were
    attempting to cross Evesham Road at Kresson Road. Both female victims have been identified as, Serafina Fel (age 63, mother) and Anna Veksler (age 38, daughter). They were both taken to Cooper Trauma Hospital for their injuries. Voorhees Police was advised by hospital personnel that Serafina Fel had succumbed to her injuries at 9:08PM.

    Anna Veksler has been listed in extremely critical condition and is being treated for life threatening injuries. The operator of the vehicle did stop at the scene and provide a statement.

    At this time, the investigation is still ongoing, but initial reports indicate distracted driving was a factor in the crash.

    The vehicle driver will be identified if charges are filed.

    For more information about this topic, please contact Captain Carmen Del Palazzo.

  • Operation Take Back New Jersey

    Posted on April 10, 2014 by Voorhees Police

    On Saturday, 4-26-14, The Voorhees Twp. Police will take part in “Operation Take Back New Jersey.”   A day to dispose of your unused, unwanted and expired medications.  The drop off point is the Voorhees Police Station Lobby 1180 White Horse Rd. Voorhees, NJ. 08043 from 10:00 am. until 2:00 PM.  Strictly anonymous, no paperwork.

    No syringes or sharps will be accepted.  Any questions can be directed to (856) 882-1104.