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Police Nab Three For Shoplifting

This information comes from Cinnaminson Police. It does not necessarily indicate a conviction.

arrested three for shoplifting recently—two for taking merchandise from and one, from

Glenn D. King, 49, of the unit block of North 28th St. in Camden, was arrested after allegedly shoplifting approximately $150 worth of merchandise from ShopRite on Nov. 20. King fled loss prevention officers who chased him across the parking lot, across Rt. 130 and toward the .

King was apprehended when a resident saw him coming out of a wooded area. King was transported to the station and remanded to Burlington County Jail on charges of shoplifting and hindering apprehension. Bail was set at $7,500.

On Nov. 12, Cinnaminson police arrested Robin L. Townsend, 36, of Hopewell Lane in Willingboro, after she allegedly took $400 worth of merchandise from Burlington Coat Factory. She was processed and released pending court.

Luis E. Rivera, 32, of North 32nd Street in Camden, was arrested after he allegedly shoplifted $150 worth of merchandise from ShopRite on Nov. 17. He was processed and released pending court.

TVK November 24, 2011 at 04:59 AM
Hey Jennifer, Where do you buy your groceries? Shoptite invested $10 million to make our town better. You probably would prefer a new hotel. You are clueless.
Jennifer November 24, 2011 at 05:52 AM
Here we go with the unjustified attacks by TVK-no, I am not clueless. You are an idiot if you think I would prefer a new hotel/more like motel. Oh-let's not talk about the tax breaks. To Ellie A., I'm not sure how you gather a store called "Bottom Dollar" is not a low end grocery store, and no I have not shopped at either location. I'll keep an open mind, unlike TVK-and as said previously hope for the best. Happy Thanksgiving!
Bruce November 24, 2011 at 01:18 PM
so...Jennifer....what do you think we should do?...close Shoprite, and wait for Genardi's to invest 10 mil to build YOUR upscale grocery store?...so you can spend MORE of your hard earned dollars for a more expensive box of corn flakes?...what's your logic?...close every store that could be shoplifted from to keep the lowlifes out of Cinnaminson?
Joseph November 24, 2011 at 01:25 PM
Shopping in Cinnaminson is indeed low end. We attract a large mount of riff-raff from Burlington and Camden counties. You are clueless if you think Cinnaminson is not becomIng a mess of junk food establishments. Give me a break - junk buffets, bottom dollar shopping, WalMart. Wake up and smell the coffee. Low lifes travel to our town just to steal. Route 130 is a dump.
Joseph November 24, 2011 at 01:26 PM
Bruce, I would be happy to spend more on every item I buy in order to attract high end stores and give this town a much neede facelift.
Sarah November 24, 2011 at 01:41 PM
Wow Jennifer and Joseph you two have major issues. Wow. I hope I never become the bitter and angry sorts you two come off to be.
Ric November 24, 2011 at 02:00 PM
The recently opened Zio Tuscany grill is an asset to our community -their food is great. In contrast, the greasy Sonic under construction will bring in a lot of problems. How anyone can laud Sonic is beyond me. I agree Bottom Dollar will be a disaster but at least Mainline was spruced up. Shoprite is a target for crime because Camden is just a short ride away and the store sells liquor along with groceries. And despite what our township leaders claim, WALMART is the biggest mistake this township ever authorized. Who among us is brave enough to shop there are night? And that Cinnaminson taxpayers paid a fortune to build that road is an insult. What were the township leaders thinking when they gave exemptions which will allow WALMART to add a grocery store? It almost seems necessary for Cinnaminson to post an officer there on a permanent basis now. Recently, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported that Cinnaminson had a 26% drop in housing prices in the last five years - the second highest in Burl. Co. Moorestown, which is just a couple blocks from my home, gained 19%. Does anyone know how many Sonics and WALMARTs are there in Moorestown? I agree with Jennifer. I would happily pay more to attract higher end stores. Aren’t I already doing that? I usually shop in Moorestown and Cherry Hill. I am not bitter. I just get a better shopping experience out of town. Oh, yes, my groceries are bought at our Shoprite but also at the two Wegmans located in Moorestown and Cherry Hill.
Joseph November 24, 2011 at 02:02 PM
I also just noticed that a new Sonic junk food establishment is going up right next to the all you can eat Asian disaster . Other towns may have a few low rent stores like Bottom Dollar but they also have higher quality businesses to balance this out. Ellie A used Marlton as an example of a town having a Bottom Dollar. this is a fair example. However, they also have a Whole Foods, Trader Joes and The Promenade. This is because their township leaders and citizens have much greater vision and pride in the area in which they live. We , on the other hand, settle for Walmart which is the epitome of junk and monopolization combined under one roof !!!
Random Person November 24, 2011 at 02:12 PM
i agree with jen and joe. you both have great points. cinnaminson has high taxes for nothing.
Joseph November 24, 2011 at 02:28 PM
Sarah you better believe I am angry. And Ric and Paula you are absolutely correct . Fortunately I am very close to Moorestown so I have very quick access to Wegmans . That shopping center is a perfect example of how to markedly improve an area. I shop at Wegmans every week and I also go to Shop Rite very often. I would estimate that every 3 out of 20 times I go to Shop Rite their is a police car or two there. I have never seen that at Wegmans. Never. Forget Walmart. They are wasting the time and manpower of our policeforce on a daily basis. The best way to enjoy living here is to avoid Route 130 shopping and head down Riverton Road or Tom Brown Road into Moorestown, Mt. Laurel, or Marlton. The 26% drop in housing prices here says it all, Ric.
Bruce November 24, 2011 at 02:59 PM
so you have the best of both worlds....you can live in Cinn City , and spend those dollars you saved on your taxes by NOT living in the town you just love to shop in...wonderful....idiot
Bruce November 24, 2011 at 03:08 PM
High end schmigh end Moorestown has it's share of crime just like Cinn.City and EVERY OTHER TOWN NEAR CAMDEN!...LIKE ..WOMEN GETTING ROBBED IN BANK PARKING LOTS....NO BIG DEAL...IT WAS A "HIGH END" PARKING LOT....(MORE MONEY TO STEAL FROM THE SHOPPERS) <http://moorestown.patch.com/articles/police-woman-mugged-in-bank-parking-lot>
Ellie A. November 24, 2011 at 05:11 PM
Oh Jennifer, you just admitted your ignorance. Just because it's CALLED "Bottom Dollar" doesn't make it a junky place. Like I said in my previous post, I've been to the store in both Marlton and Cherry Hill and there's nothing low-end about it. Please, let's spread the world of tolerance and not judging a book by its cover. Vanity Fair is the name of a high-end fashion magazine but we all know what that store was like! Please, leave the ignorance out of here. I suggest visiting one of their locations. I think you will be pleased! But, yes, let's hope for the best for our beautiful town like always, and Happy Thanksgiving!
Ellie A. November 24, 2011 at 05:19 PM
I am not exactly sure why you think stores like Barnes and Noble, Wegman's, Whole Foods, Old Navy and more are thinking, "Yes, let's open stores in Cinnaminson—about an 8-minute drive from other locations we have." Have you people ever heard of suburban sprawl? No one said you have to stay in Cinnaminson to do all of your shopping. No one expects you to! We all go to the Moorestown Mall area, Centerton area and Cherry Hill Mall area to do our shopping and there is nothing wrong with that. Also everyone, Wegman's is in Mt. Laurel. They do not pay taxes to Moorestown. It just so happens it's on the border of the town. Oh, and there are Walmarts in both Cherry Hill and Marlton. DO you realize the size and population of our town. You people are so misinformed about economic development.
Yogi November 24, 2011 at 08:22 PM
So Ellie A. when did you become such an authority on shopping centers? Or is it just that you have you head so far up.. in the air you can't hear what anyone else has to say. EVERYONE is entitled to their opinion please don't ever forget this. Now go eat your turkey and give thanks!
Ric November 24, 2011 at 11:38 PM
Hon, chill out. Wegmans is on the border with Moorestown and to get there, I drive through Moorestown. So get over it already. Are you happy your house lost 26% of its value in the last five years? In Burlington County, only Willingboro beat us. Why don't you address that problem? I assume you are not a realtor.
Ric November 24, 2011 at 11:39 PM
You beat me. I have only been here for 45 years or three roofs!
Lo Do November 24, 2011 at 11:57 PM
These other high end stores didn't move in 5 years ago was because of all the motels on rt 130
Michael Makinson November 25, 2011 at 10:34 AM
All of the stores in other towns mentioned above have exactly the same problem with shop lifting and other criminal activity associated with a retail establishments. You are just not getting the news. I'd like to see some higher end stores in town too. However, take a look at that the land mass needed for the up scale shopping centers you all discuss, much larger than any shopping center in Cinnaminson and none of those store are ever stand alone. Gee, maybe we should throw in the towel and merge with Moorestown so our taxes can really go through the roof.
AnoninCinna November 25, 2011 at 03:22 PM
Joseph said, "Shopping in Cinnaminson is indeed low end. We attract a large mount of riff-raff from Burlington and Camden counties. You are clueless if you think Cinnaminson is not becomIng a mess of junk food establishments. Give me a break - junk buffets, bottom dollar shopping, WalMart. Wake up and smell the coffee. Low lifes travel to our town just to steal. Route 130 is a dump." I agree with this 100%. It seems like crime and incidents like these are going through the roof in our town. Not thrilled with any of the stores at all, especially the Shop Rite. I drive to the Mt. Laurel Wegmans instead.
FbS November 26, 2011 at 12:38 AM
If people here are blaming the 'low end' stores for the real estate value dropping... How would you explain 20 years ago when Cinnna had no 'high end' stores and many more motels? Yet the values were higher? Cinna never had 'high end' stores and probable never will. Its better off TODAY overall then 20 years ago... Its just a clean, middle class town with nice people and nice homes and nice schools. And we LOVE it here.. You people are whining.. Live in Philly for a few years and I GUARANTEE you will not whine again..
Richard Randall November 26, 2011 at 02:37 PM
I would rather have all the motels and hookers on the corners.
Joe Cook November 26, 2011 at 07:06 PM
Why don't stores seek _us_ out? Why are there fancier stores in Moorestown than in Cinnaminson? This is real easy: Median Famliy income Moorestown 2000: $94K Median Family income Cinnaminson 2000: $75K Basically, there are fancier stores in Moorestown because fancier people live there. I know people complain about the tax breaks Shop Rite, etc get, but these stores require more tax breaks up front in order to have any desire to come here at all. What's the benefit? Do you think Smoothie King, 5 Guys, Jersey Mike's etc would have opened if that lot still had an abandoned Caldors? Do you think the housing prices in Cinnaminson would be doing better if it was an abandoned Caldors and motel row instead of what is there now? I don't...
will smith November 27, 2011 at 01:39 AM
Pretty much all housing prices dropped since 2008. Have you seen how many homes are for sale in Moorestown, People are being taxed out of there. And for your info Wegmans is in Mt Laurel, not Moorestown.
will smith November 27, 2011 at 01:51 AM
Ric, the real estate market has been in the tank for at least the last four years. Our home values going down have nothing to do with any of the new stores/business along Rt 130.
Eddy Iannuzzi November 28, 2011 at 01:52 AM
Median Famliy income Moorestown 2011: $139,755.00 Median Family income Cinnaminson 2011: $93,034.00 Per CNN Money
Sarah November 29, 2011 at 02:33 AM
Well said Frank.
Cinndy November 29, 2011 at 03:53 PM
I could not agree more with EVERY word you've said. Walmart was the biggest mistake ever, and continues to be an embarrassment. I won't go there at night. In fact, I don't go there at all anymore. And Bottom Dollar will be another disaster, no doubt about it. And Sonic? I'm saddened by what's happening in Cinnaminson.
Somebody November 29, 2011 at 05:10 PM
Oh my, I only see one solution....move Cinnaminson Twnshp. to somewhere far from 130....then the elitest commentors might finally be happy....it's all a "not in my back yard" scenario...have you ever wondered why the highend stores aren't chomping at the bit to claim the 08077 zip....could it be because 08077 isn't exactly highend!
taras bulba December 01, 2011 at 05:41 PM
People , People are some of you arrogant enough to believe that "crime" only happens in "low end stores"? Please call the Cherry Hill police and find out how many cars are stolen from the "HIGH END" Cherry Hill Mall parking lot annually...If you are so worried about the "dump "that cinnaminson is becoming please get a better job and move to Moorestown...Also if you want to pay MORE for food plus gas for your big SUV please drive to Wegmans while tilting your head back

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