More Tainted Halloween Candy Reported in South Jersey
Another tampered piece of Halloween candy was turned into police in a New Jersey town.
A Three Musketeers bar with a paperclip inside was turned into West Deptford Police, according to a post on the department's Facebook page.
The person making the report told police he or she had been trick-or-treating in the Colonial Manor section of the township, according to police. They warned parents to thoroughly check their kids' candy and to notify police should they find something.
Woodbury Heights police warned about a pin reportedly found inside an Almond Snickers Bar on Sunday, although at that point police had not yet met with the mother who reported the incident. a message left seeking an an update on the find has not yet been returned.
A Blackwood man was arrested Sunday for making a false report about finding a sewing needle inside a piece of candy. Robert Ledrew was charged with with making a false police report and released on a criminal summons pending court date.
There were several cases of objects found in candy following trick-or-treating over the weekend. Police in the Philadelphia suburb of Kennett Square reported five cases of needles found in Twix bars and are investigating the incidents.