The Evesham Township Police Department has named Officer Scott Kennedy Officer of the Month for April 2018.
Officer Kennedy is a ten year veteran of the Evesham Police Department. He is being recognized for his investigative skills and commitment to making the township a safer place.
The police department highlighted Officer Kennedy’s response to a recent shoplifting call. He responded to the area of WalMart, where a shoplifting suspect reportedly got away in a vehicle with an unknown amount of stolen items. Police say Officer Kennedy located the suspect’s vehicle on Route 73 and was able to conduct a motor vehicle stop near Mt. Laurel. His stop led to the recovery of numerous laptop computers, narcotics, and two canisters of pepper spray. The suspect, who was later determined to be a wanted person was also found in possession of a stolen wallet containing a separate victim’s credit cards.