‘News Releases’ Archive

  • Motor Vehicle Crash

    Posted on January 23, 2017 by William Walsh



     In regards to the below crash, the Voorhees Police have identified the operator as Todd Gersh (43) from the unit block of Woodhurst Drive, Voorhees, NJ.


    VOORHEES TWP. NJ 1/22/17: At approximately 10:24 am Voorhees Police Units were dispatched to a single motor vehicle crash on Kresson-Gibbsboro Road (County Route 685) in the area of the Kresson Golf Course. Investigation by police revealed the following:

    A 2009 Range Rover, operated by a Voorhees resident, was traveling Northbound on Kresson-Gibbsboro Road when it veered off the roadway striking several trees. Voorhees Police were on scene immediately and were subsequently informed by Emergency Medical Personnel that the operator and sole occupant had succumbed to injuries.

    The crash investigation is still ongoing and being investigated by the Voorhees Police Traffic Unit. If anyone has information related to this crash please call the Voorhees Police at    856-428-5400.


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

    Contact: Captain Carmen Del Palazzo PIO

    Telephone: 856-882-1134

    Email: cdelpalazzo@vtpd.com


  • Residential Burglary Arrest

    Posted on June 14, 2016 by William Walsh

    VOORHEES TWP. NJ 06/13/16, at approximately 1:24pm the Voorhees Police Department was dispatched to the 1200 block of Maple Avenue for a burglary in progress. Responding Patrol Officers were advised that an alert neighbor called to report an unknown female was trying to gain entry into a house through a window. Voorhees Police arrived and located the female a short distance from the residence. She was identified as Laura Declemente (30) from the 600 block of 9th Avenue, Lindenwold, New Jersey. After an on-scene investigation, Ms. Declemente was charged with 3rd degree Burglary and remanded to the Camden County Correctional facility in lieu of $500.00 bail. The investigation is still ongoing.

    Residents are reminded to be vigilant and report ALL suspicious activity. You are the eyes and ears of your police department!




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

  • Voorhees Police Seek Fugitive for Aggravated Assault on Police Officers

    Posted on February 02, 2016 by Voorhees Police

    The Voorhees Police Department needs your help in locating fugitive Geoffrey Petit. Petit is wanted for the assault of a Voorhees Police Officer with his vehicle on 1/31/2016. Petit was fleeing an arrest for an outstanding warrant for the assault on a Voorhees Police Detective during a burglary investigation on 1/14/2016 and resisting arrest during that investigation. Petit also has warrants issued by the Moorestown Police Department for charges stemming from other burglaries that our Officer was also attempting to apprehend him for during the investigation on 1/31/2016. Thankfully, the Officer was not injured by the vehicle.

    Petit fled the scene of the attempted arrest in the parking lot of his residence, 119-3 Echelon Road, in a gray Ford Focus with Maryland plates 3BY9217 (similar to the one pictured below). The vehicle is an Avis rental car out of Mount Laurel. Petit is wanted on $100,000 full cash warrants out of Voorhees Township and $300,000 worth of warrants out of Moorestown. Petit should not be approached and should be considered dangerous.

    If you see Petit, the vehicle described, or know of his whereabouts, please contact the Voorhees Police Department at 856-428-5400 or via 9-1-1 in an emergency. If you wish to submit information anonymously, please use our Crime Tip Line at 856-627-7174. You can also submit anonymous tips via our website at www.vtpd.com. For updated information follow us on Twitter and Facebook.


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    For more information, please contact:

    Captain Carmen J. DelPalazzo

    Voorhees Police Department



  • Emergency Notification System

    Posted on January 21, 2016 by Voorhees Police

  • 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.