Mansfield Township
Police Department

190-A Atlantic Ave.
PO Box 177
Columbus, NJ 08022

609-298-4411 Police Station
609-723-8300 Dispatch

Mansfield Police Department

Police Blotter – 3/29/14

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On Saturday, March 22nd at 12:45 p.m., police stopped Wilbert Chambers, 75 years old of Camden, for a speeding violation on West Main Street.  During the motor vehicle stop, a check revealed that Chambers was driving while suspended and wanted on an outstanding traffic warrant.  Chambers was taken into custody and processed at police headquarters.  Chambers was later released pending a court appearance and was issued summonses for the initial motor vehicle violations.

Police observed Scott Luhrman, 33 years old of Bordentown, walking on Rt. 206 on March 27th at 4:35 p.m.  The officer was aware that Luhrman was wanted on several criminal warrants and stopped him.  During the contact, the active warrants were confirmed and Luhrman was taken into custody. He was transported to the police station for processing and subsequently turned over to Cinnaminson Police Department to answer the warrants.

On Saturday, March 29th at 1:42 p.m., police were dispatched to the parking lot area of the Mapleton Recreation Park for a report of drug activity. Upon arrival, police located a white Cadillac parked in the lot which was occupied by three subjects. While making contact with the occupants of the vehicle, officers immediately detected the odor of burnt marijuana. Further investigation revealed that one of the subjects, identified as Nicholas D. Burnett, 22 years old of Hackensack, was in possession of suspected marijuana. Another subject, identified as Jasmine A. Morris, 21 years old of Columbus, was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. Both subjects were arrested and transported to police headquarters. The third subject, who owned the vehicle but did not possess a valid driver’s license, was permitted to depart from the scene on foot. At police headquarters, Burnett was charged with possession of CDS and Morris was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.  After the completion of their arrest processing, both subjects were released on their own recognizance, pending municipal court.