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Westville Police, Fire & Code Enforcement Report – January, 2022

The Westville Fire Department handled 100 calls for service in January, 2022.

Westville Police Dept. Activity Report for January, 2022:

  • Motor Vehicle Stops- 130
  • Burglary Reports – 1
  • Theft Reports – 11
  • Property Checks – 118
  • Added Patrols – 740
  • Motor Vehicle Crashes – 8
  • Arrests – 14
  • Foot Patrols – 20
  • Domestic Violence Incidents – 8
  • Parking Enforcement – 13
  • Community Policing – 31
  • Abandon Vehicles – 3
  • Bike Patrols – 0
  • Radar CADS – 8

Additionally:

  • A male was arrested during the course of a motor vehicle stop for active warrants on 1-1-2022.
  • A Virginia man was arrested for assault while police investigated a domestic violence incident on 1-5-2022.
  • A male was arrested for Aggravated Assault with a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, and Simple Assault while police investigated a domestic violence incident on 1-6-2022.
  • A male was arrested for active warrants while police were serving him with paperwork on 1-9- 2022.
  • A male was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs while police investigated a motor vehicle crash on 1-9-2022.
  • A male was arrested for assault while police investigated a domestic violence incident on 1-10- 2022.
  • A male was arrested for Aggravated Assault while police investigated a domestic violence incident on 1-19-2022.
  • A female was arrested for assault while police investigated a domestic violence incident on 1-19- 2022.
  • A male was arrested for violating a restraining order on 1-20-2022
  • A female was arrested for active warrants during the course of a motor vehicle stop on 1-21-2022.
  • A female was arrested for assault while police investigated a domestic violence incident on 1-24- 2022.
  • A male was arrested for active warrants and driving while suspended during the course of a motor vehicle stop on 1-24-2022.
  • A Philadelphia resident was arrested for active warrants and drug paraphernalia during the course of a motor vehicle stop on 1-26-2022.
  • A female was arrested for assault while police investigated a domestic violence incident on 1-29- 2022.

Code Enforcement January, 2022 Activity Report

January 12, 2022


High Street 300 block – received a complaint regarding the trash cans being left along the curb line on non-trash days.

January 17, 2022

  • Chestnut Street – unregistered vehicles in driveway, letter sent. Second Notice.
  • Chestnut Street – unregistered vehicle, F-150, letter sent. Second Notice.
  • Chestnut Street – unregistered vehicles in driveway, letter sent.
  • Chestnut Street – Off Street Parking. Grey Jeep/Blue Honda, letter sent.
  • Crown Point – unregistered vehicles in yard, letter sent.
  • Crown Point – Trash cans and Debris on front lawn, letter sent.
  • Elm Street – unregistered vehicles in driveway, letter sent.
  • Elm Street – multiple vehicles in backyard, letter sent.
  • Elm Street – unregistered vehicles in driveway, letter sent.
  • Gateway Blvd – off Street parking, vehicle off stone driveway, letter sent.
  • Highland Ave – Unregistered vehicle in driveway, letter sent.
  • Highland Ave – unregistered vehicle in driveway, letter sent.
  • Highland Ave – unregistered vehicle in driveway, letter sent.
  • West Olive Street – off street parking, letter sent.
  • Olive Street – off street parking, blue Taurus, letter sent.
  • Olive Street – numerous vehicles on front lawn, letter sent.
  • River Drive – off street parking, white Ford/blue Saturn, letter sent.
  • Summit Ave – Car in backyard off driveway, Maryland Tags, letter sent.
  • Summit Ave – off Street Parking, red Saturn, and letter sent.
  • Summit Ave – off street parking. F-150, letter sent.
  • Summit Ave – off street parking, blue sedan and travel trailer, and letter sent.

January 18, 2022


  • Ambler Street – Parking lot behind row homes, abandoned food truck. Flat tires/unregistered.
  • Cypress Court – Unregistered vehicle in driveway, silver Dodge Neon.
  • Lehigh Ave – Trailer on Street not hooked up.
  • Spruce Ave – Unregistered vehicle in driveway.
  • Spruce Ave – Vehicle with flat tires in driveway, No house numbers.
  • State Street – Unregistered vehicle in driveway, Silver Kia.
  • Walnut – Off Street parking in backyard.
  • Walnut – Multiple unregistered vehicles in driveway.

January 20, 2022

  • Chestnut Street – complaint of flatbed tow truck parking in the yellow curbing area making it difficult for vehicles turn.
  • The police department was contacted regarding the parking complaint.
  • Cypress Court – follow-up regarding the structure, it had been dismantled.
  • High Street – trash cans remain at the curb, two days past trash pick-up, letter delivered
  • High Street – trash cans remain at the curb, two days past trash pick-up, letter delivered

January 31, 2022 Snow Removal (36 Violations)

  • Broadway- two properties
  • Burr Ave- one property
  • Center Ave- one property
  • Crown Point Road- one property
  • Delsea Drive- one property
  • E. Olive St- six properties
  • Edgewater Ave- one property
  • Gateway Blvd – two properties
  • High St- four properties
  • Highland Ave- two properties
  • Locust Ave- two properties
  • Parkview Drive- one property
  • River Drive- three properties
  • Stanley Ave- two properties
  • Station Ave- one property
  • Summit Ave- three properties
  • Third Ave- one property
  • Woodbine Ave- one property

Westville Fire Dept. January 2022 Activity Report

January 1-8

The Fire Department handled 31 calls for service, 13 fire-related incidents and 18 medical incidents.

January 9-15

  • The Fire Department handled 20 calls for service, 10 fire related incidents and 10 medical incidents.
  • On January 13, the Fire Department operated on a multi alarm fire in West Deptford. Members were part of the initial rescue for a trapped resident. Members also played key roles in the operations level from the command staff to other various roles throughout the incident.

January 16-22

The Fire Department handled 20 calls for service, 10 fire-related incidents and 10 medical incidents.

January 23-31

The Fire Department:

  • Handled 29 calls for service, 18 fire-related incidents and 11 medical incidents.
  • Attended the Westville Town Watch meeting.
  • Handled 100 total calls for service in January, 2022.

Members also participated in three drills and attended the Annual Swearing in of Officers and Awards Banquet of the Gloucester County Fire Chief’s Association held at Masso’s Crystal Ballroom in Glassboro in January.

Important Message from the Office of the Fire Marshal

As the tragic news came out of Philadelphia of a fatal house fire where 12 people were killed, seven of them being children, we always state the importance of having working smoke alarms in your home.

From a big city to a small community, fires can happen to anyone.

In December, 2021, the Fire Department responded to three working residential fires within the Borough of Westville.

These fires displaced eight families from their homes for the holidays but luckily, no injuries or deaths were reported.

Please check your smoke alarms today.

If you are in need of a smoke detector, please call the Westville Fire District No. 1 at 856-456-9432 and the Fire Department will gladly provide you with some

“One life lost is too many.” – Timothy O’Donnell Fire Marshal

2022 Re-Organization Meeting of Westville Fire District No.1

2022 Board of Fire Commissioners are as follows:

  • Chairperson Bill Marsden
    Vice-Chairperson Dennis Morina
  • Secretary Vince DiCicco
  • Treasurer Joe Bobiak
  • Commissioner Jim Rich

Next meeting will be February 22, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at the Westville Fire Department.

Service to Your Community

The Westville Fire Department is always looking for members to join the volunteer staff.

The success of the local Fire Department comes from the residents who serve it.

The Westville FD is looking for those who would like to help protect their community as well as those who wish to assist and serve on the administration side of the department.

Skills that you hold within yourself would be a welcome addition to an organization and community that could benefit from.

Feel free to stop by and see what we have to offer you and what you could offer to the community.

The Westville Fire Department is steeped in tradition, values, and a desire to serve.

All we need is you.

Fire Department Contact Information:

Chief Eric Farley: e-mail: eric.farley@westvillefd.com

Fire District Office: 856-456-9432