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 – 7/20/14

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On Friday, July 4th at 11:23 a.m. police stopped a vehicle after a random check indicated that the registered owner’s driver license was suspended. During the motor vehicle stop, a check returned that the passengers, Mecca L. Grant, 28 years old of Willingboro, and Steven R. Vallery Jr., 28 years old of Camden, both had warrants issued for their arrest. Grant and Vallery were then taken into custody and transported to police headquarters for processing. Both subjects were later released pending new court appearances.

Police conducted an investigative motor vehicle stop on Saturday, July 5th at 8:38 a.m., after a random check revealed the registered owner had a suspended driver’s license and was wanted on an outstanding warrant. During the motor vehicle stop, Kevin Oakerson, 36 years old of Florence, was taken into custody on the warrant. Oakerson was transported to the police station for processing, issued a motor vehicle summons, and turned over to the Florence Township Police Department.

On Saturday, July 5th at 12:10 p.m., police observed Lamont Johnson, 52 years old of Burlington, walking on Rt. 130. An officer made contact with Johnson and determined he was wanted on a criminal warrant. Johnson was taken into custody and transported to police headquarters for processing. Johnson was later released pending a court appearance.

On Tuesday, July 8th at 2:13 p.m. police stopped a vehicle after a random check indicated that the vehicle’s registered owner had two active traffic warrants. During the stop, it was confirmed that the driver, Jeffrey O. Aghahowa, 36 years old of Beverly, was wanted on an active warrant. Aghahowa was taken into custody and was released after posting bail.

Police conducted an investigative motor vehicle stop on Sunday, July 13th at 9:15 a.m., after learning that registered owner had an active warrant. During the motor vehicle stop, Rachel A. Guerra, 28 years old of Bordentown, was arrested. Guerra was taken into custody for processing and later released after posting bail.

On Wednesday, July 16th at 5:38 a.m., police performed a motor vehicle stop on Route 206 for a moving violation. During the motor vehicle stop, a check of the driver, Anthony M. Ellingsworth, 25 years old of Lumberton, revealed he was wanted on two warrants and his driver’s license was suspended. Ellingsworth was taken into custody for processing and later turned over to the Florence Township Police Department after receiving motor vehicle summonses.

On Wednesday, July 16th at 11:09 a.m., police were dispatched to Manheim Auto Auction for a report of a trespasser on the property. Security informed police that an individual, later identified as Abdou Rahamane Diawara, 34 years old of Bronx, NY, was escorted off of the property earlier that day after being informed that he was not allowed on the property.  Security then observed Diawara back on the property, which was when they contacted police. Diawara was then taken into custody and taken into custody. In an effort to conceal his true identity, he provided police with a false name and date of birth. Diawara was then charged with Trespassing and Hindering Apprehension before being released pending court.

Police observed two subjects walking on Route 130 on Friday, July 18th at 1:11 p.m. The officer was familiar with the subjects and was aware that there were warrants for their arrest. After confirming the warrants, the officer stopped Nancy Cristinzio, 53 of Bordentown, and Joseph Cristinzio, IV, 30 of Bordentown, and placed them under arrest.  Both subjects were later released pending court appearances.

Police conducted an investigative motor vehicle stop on Sunday, July 20th at 3:43 p.m., after a random check indicated that the vehicle’s registration was expired. During the motor vehicle stop, a check returned that the driver, Ashonzay Matlock, 43 years old of Willingboro, was operating the vehicle with a suspended driver’s license and the passenger Myra I. Sanchez-Alvarez, 43 years old of Levittown, PA, was wanted on a criminal warrant.  Matlock was issued a motor vehicle summons on scene.  Sanchez-Alvarez was taken into custody for processing and was later released after posting bail.