3 Teens Charged in Connection to Dispute Involving Gun at Wawa in Galloway, NJ
Three teenagers have been charged in connection to a recent dispute involving a firearm at a local Wawa.
The Galloway Township Police Department says this past Friday morning, their officers executed a search warrant at a home on the 100 block of Crestview Avenue.
There, authorities say they seized a quantity of heroin and two firearms, one of which was reported stolen out of a nearby jurisdiction.
From that investigation, the following teens were arrested:
- 18-year-old Justin Davis of Mays Landing was charged with receiving stolen property, possession of a weapon during CDS activity, unlawful possession of a handgun, and possession of a controlled dangerous substance.
- A 17-year-old male and a 15-year-old male, both from Galloway, were both charged with receiving stolen property, possession of a weapon during CDS activity, unlawful possession of a handgun, and possession of a CDS.
Police say in regard to the initial incident at a local Wawa, the 15-year-old was also charged with the following:
- Simple assault
- Possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose
- Unlawful possession of a weapon
- Terroristic threats
The two juveniles were taken to a youth detention center where they will be held pending a court hearing.
Davis was charged and released on a summons pending a future court date.
The investigation is ongoing and currently being conducted by Det. Dominic Fabrizio.
The public is reminded that charges are accusations and all persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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