Mansfield Police Department

Police Blotter – 9/10/13

On Tuesday, September 10th at 1:47 p.m., police stopped a pedestrian on East Main Street after recognizing him as Wayne B. Melton, Jr., 43 years old of Columbus, who was known to have an active child support warrant issued out of Burlington County Superior Court. Melton was taken into custody and transported to police headquarters for processing. Afterwards, he was lodged in the Burlington County Jail on the warrant.

On September 13th at approximately 10 a.m., police were at the Manheim-NJ auto auction on Route 68 investigating a suspicious telephone call. The investigation led to contact with Walter Canty, 47 years old of Camden, who placed the phone call prior to arriving at the auction. The complainant chose not to sign complaints at the time, however, police learned of an active warrant for Canty that was issued by the Camden City Municipal Court. Canty was arrested and taken to the station for processing prior to being released on his own recognizance pending court.

Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Sunday, September 15th at 2:36 p.m. after a random check of the vehicle registration revealed active warrants for the registered owner. After stopping the vehicle, the officer determined that the owner, Richard A. Perilli, 49 years old of Trenton, was operating the vehicle. Perilli was advised of the warrants and taken to police headquarters for processing. At the station, Perilli posted bail and was issued a summons for a motor vehicle violation, prior to being released.