CRIMINAL ARREST- Franklin Township/Gloucester County NJ


On Wednesday, August 9th at approx. 9pm, FTPD was dispatched to a residence in the 300 block of Morris Ave. for a report of a disturbance. Police investigation revealed that the resident, 30 year old Timothy Green, had held a shotgun to the chest of his live in girlfriend and held a knife to her throat during a dispute. Green was charged accordingly, but remained at large at this time. Police executed a search warrant on his residence and both weapons involved in the incident were located.

             On Thursday, August 10th at approx. 12:30 police officers arrived at the residence of Green to serve him with a warrant for his arrest. Police had reason to believe that Green was on location and therefore a Monroe Township K-9 unit was dispatched to the scene to assist with an open door to the residence. The K-9 unit was deployed and Green surrendered to police after being located in an upstairs bedroom. Green was charged with the following offenses: Aggravated Assault with a deadly weapon(2 counts); Unlawful possession of a weapon(2 counts) and Resisting Arrest.

Charges for Green are also pending for a stolen vehicle that was located on his property during the police investigation. Green was lodged in the Salem County Correctional Facility awaiting a detention hearing. Assisting at the scene were officers from the Newfield Police Department and Monroe Township Police Department K-9 Unit. The case was investigated by Cpl. Nicholas Pasculli and Lt. Matthew DeCesari of the Franklin Township Police Department.