• Gabriel Donio

Screaming man arrested

Chief: incident occurred at 2:55 a.m. on E. Orchard St.


"On the 100 block of E. Orchard Street there was a subject screaming at residents," Hammonton Police Chief Kevin Friel said. (THG/Kristin Guglietti. To order photos in The Gazette, call (609) 704-1940.)

HAMMONTON—Police responded to a suspicious person call on the 100 block of E. Orchard Street at 2:55 a.m. on April 1, Hammonton Police Chief Kevin Friel said.


“On the 100 block of E. Orchard Street there was a subject screaming at residents. He was initially contacted by police at 2:01 a.m. and advised not to return to the area and interact with residents. Police were contacted again later in the morning,” Friel said.


Kreg Travis, 21, was arrested and charged with defiant trespass and disorderly conduct and released pending his court appearance in Hammonton Joint Municipal Court, Friel said.


Officer John Amendolia III was the arresting office, Friel said.


In other police news, police responded to the scene of a vehicle crash near 14th Street and First Road at 8 p.m. on March 29, Friel said.


Officer Travis Hoffman responded and observed a gray Chevy Trailblazer with front-end damage stopped in the middle of the roadway and a parked Ford pickup with damage to the front passenger side, Friel said.


The driver of the vehicle was identified as Brian D’Agostino, 37, of Hammonton, Friel said.


Friel said D’Agostino was placed under arrest and processed for driving while under the influence.


He was charged with driving while under the influence, reckless driving, careless driving and unlicensed driver, Friel said.


D’Agostino was released as per John’s Law pending a court appearance in Hammonton Joint Municipal Court, Friel said.


Hoffman was the arresting officer, Friel said.