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Galloway Police Report Arrest of Man Following Foot Pursuit in Recent Activity Report

Three suspects were arrested for hindering apprehension in two incidents on July 6.

arrested three suspects in two separate incidents who were attempting to resist arrest, including following a pursuit on July 6, according to the police department’s most recent activity report.

Derreck Robinson, 20, of Galloway, and Aigner S. Robinson, 18, of Hamilton Township were arrested in the same incident after Officer Rita Abatemarco observed them illegally crossing the center barrier on the White Horse Pike at 12:07 in the afternoon, according to police. They stopped near Eighth Avenue, police said.

Officer Daniel Weigle arrived to assist Abatemarco, but Derreck Robinson provided false information and escaped on foot, according to police. Abatemarco and Weigle pursued Derreck Robinson through the Theresa Court Housing Complex, where Weigle was able to capture him, police said.

Aigner Robinson left the scene, but was captured a short distance away, according to police.

Derreck Robinson was charged with resisting arrest by fleeing, obstruction and hindering apprehension. He was lodged in ACJF on $25,000 bail. 

Aigner Robinson was charged with hindering apprehension and obstruction. She was released on a summons.

Earlier in the day, at 2 a.m., after Officer Kevin Costa observed an Egg Harbor City man acting suspiciously at the intersection of Second and Ridgewood avenues, police said.

Costa discovered that the man, identified as Stephen M. Tempest, 22, in possession of pills, police said. Tempest attempted to throw the pills and resisted arrest, police said. The arrest was made and the pills were recovered, according to police.

Tempest was charged with intent to distribute, resisting arrest and tampering with evidence. He was lodged in the Atlantic County Justice Facility on $35,000 bail. 

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