Rocky, the Galloway Township Police Dog, was instrumental in locating and arrested a suspect in a Saturday afternoon burglary attempt.

Galloway Township Police say Joseph Stansberry, 31, of Galloway Township was arrested following an incident Friday afternoon.

According to police say they received a 911 call shortly after 4pm about a man trying to kick a door in at a residence. When the man saw the caller in the home, he ran.

Officers checked the area locating Joseph Stansberry who fled on foot from responding officers into a wooded area near the White Horse Pike and 4th Avenue. K9 Sgt. Winneberger and K-9 Rocky responded to the area and located Stansberry, taking him into custody.

Stansberry has been charged with attempted burglary, assault on a law enforcement officer, 2 counts of resisting arrest, obstruction, disorderly conduct, possession of CDS and possession of drug paraphernalia. He's being held in the Atlantic County Jail.

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