Suspect Identified in Hamilton Wawa Theft

By Ben Wolverton
Published: January 24, 2019 – 3:59pm
Updated: January 31, 2019 – 1:05pm

Photo: Hamilton Township Police

HAMILTON, NJ – On Monday, the Hamilton Police Division identified a suspect in the theft of Special Olympics donations at a Hamilton Wawa earlier this month. Complaints were filed for theft against 46-year-old Lawrence resident Ruth O. Archila.

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The following is a press release from Hamilton Township Police.

On January 4, 2019, Hamilton Police were detailed to the WaWa located at 3800 Quakerbridge Road on a theft of money from a donation jar. Responding officers were advised by the store manager, an unknown female utilized a plastic utensil to “fish” out an undisclosed amount of cash from the Special Olympics donation jar that was placed at the front sales counter.

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The suspect is described as a 40 year old white or Hispanic female, approximately 5’3” inches tall, with dark black hair. She was last seen wearing a striped shirt and overcoat with a dark colored scarf.

Hamilton Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the above suspect involved in this theft. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jason Aspromonti at (609) 581-4030 or via email at The public can also leave a message on the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at (609)581-4008.

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