Police Report: Galloway Pair Arrested For Motorcycle Hit-and-Run

The incident took place at the Fifth Avenue Wawa on July 28.

A pair of Galloway residents were arrested last week following a hit-and-run involving a motorcycle at the on Fifth Avenue, said as part of its weekly blotter release.

Diane Donelan, 51, and Nike Howard, 47, both of Galloway, were arrested by Ptl. Ronald Gorneau on July 28. Donelan was charged with two counts each of resisting arrest by fleeing and obstruction.

On July 28, Gorneau observed a motorcycle lying on ground in front of the Fifth Avenue Wawa, police said. A driver and passenger reported they were struck in the rear as they were pulling out of the store, according to police. Both reported that the involved vehicle, a 2011 black Toyota Corolla, fled the scene.

Sgt Donna Higbee located the vehicle a short distance away on Magnolia Avenue arriving at a residence, police said. The vehicle pulled into the garage and the door was closing as police arrived. Police received no response at the door. Entry to the home was gained and both of the above were taken into custody, police said.

Donelan was additionally charged in connection with the accident and issued summons for Driving While Suspended, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Failure to Report an Accident and Careless Driving.

Donelan’s bail was set at $10,000, and she was lodged in the Atlantic County Justice Facility. Howard was charged with hindering apprehension and released on a summons. 

Howard was charged with hindering apprehension and released on a summons. 

tirepatch August 06, 2012 at 09:13 PM
great work galloway police dep. wtg sgt. higbee


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