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  • Writer's pictureThe Hammonton Gazette


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HAMMONTON—A man who returned to a property on the 500 block of N. First Road after being advised he was not permitted on it was arrested and charged with defiant trespass at 9:52 p.m. on May 4, Hammonton Police Chief Kevin Friel said.

“There was a suspicious person on the 500 block in the area of N. First Road. Police had located Thomas Hryckowian, 30, of Williamstown,” Friel said.

He was advised during the evening prior that he was not permitted on the property on the 500 block of N. First Road, Friel said.

“He returned and was arrested,” Friel said.

Hryckowian was charged with defiant trespass and released with a court date in Hammonton Joint Municipal Court, Friel said.

Friel said Officer Christopher Henshaw was the investigating and arresting officer.

In other police news, a warrant arrest was made at 6:50 p.m. on May 6 on the prime block of the White Horse Pike (Route 30), Friel said.

There was a call of an intoxicated person, Friel said.

“A person was passed out in the parking lot of Walmart,” Friel said.

Sgt. David Reustle responded, locating Karl Kenstler, 41, of Atlantic City, Friel said.

“He was checked by EMS and refused treatment. He was found to have five warrants totaling $9,500,” Friel said.

Kenstler was placed under arrest, transported to police headquarters for processing and transported to the Atlantic County Jail, Friel said.

Friel said Reustle was the investigating and arresting officer.

This report is comprised of arrests and investigations made by the men and women of local enforcement. All suspects and arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


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