Incident Type: Endangering the Welfare of a Child
Date and Time of Incident: 05/09/2014 20:33 Hours
Victim Gender / City / Age Only: 3 year old Female
Accused name only when charged and arrested / City / Age: Troy
Bowser 26 of Galloway
Incident Location by hundred block, no exact address: 200 block of
North Leipzig Avenue.
Arresting / Investigating Officer: Corporal Gerald Houck
Misc. / Other Related Information:
On Friday, May 9, 2014 the Galloway Township Police Department responded to
the 200 block of North Leipzig Avenue in reference to the report of a child
left unattended in a vehicle. Upon arrival police located the accused,
resident Troy Bowser, who appeared to be under the influence of narcotics and
was incoherent. Bowser was supposed to be babysitting the child who he left in
the car for approximately 3 hours according to the child's parents who were
contacted. The child was not injured and was turned over to family who
transported her to the hospital for a medical evaluation.
Bowser was arrested for endangering the welfare of a child and possession
of heroin. He was lodged in the Atlantic County Justice Facility in lieu of
$100,000 bail. The New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services is also
assisting with the investigation.
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