Media Release - Possession of Weapons


Case Number: 2012-18012

Incident Type: Possession of Weapons

Date and Time of Accident: 06/05/2012

Arrested / City / Age: Stephen Foy, 36, of Galloway

Incident Location: Imagination Station Playground (behind GTPD headquarters)

Investigating Officer: Special Officers R. Stephensen and P. Ryba

Misc / Other Related Information: Ocean City Police broadcast information regarding an incident in their jurisdiction in which a male was observed to be in possession of a handgun.  The male left prior to their arrival at the scene.  Det. Ro Latoracca observed the suspectís vehicle parked at the Imagination Station Playground next to the Galloway Township Police Department a short time later.  Several officers responded and made contact with the suspect, identified as Stephen Foy, 36, of Galloway.  Further investigation resulted in the discovery of an imitation handgun, a stun gun, and imitation playing cards with sharpened metal edges in his vehicle.  He was also found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia.  Foy was arrested by Special Officers Ronald Stephensen and Przemyslaw Ryba and charged with possession of an imitation handgun, two counts of possession of prohibited weapons, and possession of CDS paraphernalia.  Bail was set at $7500 by Judge Howard Freed.  Foy posted bail and was released pending Court.


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