A WARRANT for the arrest of David C. Vann has been issued

On August 26, 2022, the Riverside Police were assisting another law enforcement agency with locating a suspect wanted for an aggravated assault.  A Riverside Detective spotted the suspect, David C. Vann, 27 years, of Roebling, NJ, operating a vehicle within the Township of Riverside.  The Riverside officer made contact with Vann and he was arrested and turned over to that other agency. 

A secondary investigation ensued involving the vehicle that Vann was operating.  That investigation led to the vehicle being impounded and a search warrant being executed.   As a result of that search, Riverside Detectives located a STOLEN firearm, armor-piercing ammunition, a distribution-size quantity of marijuana, numerous types of pills categorized as controlled dangerous substances and a large quantity of U.S. currency within the vehicle. 

David C. Vann, 27 yrs, Roebling, NJ

Vann was subsequently charged with:

2C:39-5B(1) Unlawful Possession of a handgun (2nd degree)

2C:39-4.1  Possession of a Firearm while Possessing with Intent to Distrubute (2nd degree)

2C:39-4A(1) Possession of as handgun for an unlawful purpose (2nd degree)

2C:35-7.1  Possession w/ intent to Distribute within 500 ft of a public park (2nd degree)

2C:35-10A(1) Possession of CDS (3rd degree)

2C:35-5B(11)(B) Possession with the intent to distribute marijuana (3rd degree)

2C:35-10.5A(3) Posses or distribute prescription legend drug (3rd degree)

2C:20-7A Receiving stolen property (3rd degree)

2C:35-7 Possession w/ Intent to Distribute within 1000 ft of a school (3rd degree)

2C:39-3F(1) Possession of hollow nose ammunition (4th degree)

Vann had already been released at the time of the search warrant execution and a WARRANT for his ARREST has been issued. 

He is described as a tall, 6’11” thin, black male about 200-220lbs w/ a beard and gauge earrings.  

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of DAVID C. VANN is asked to call the Riverside Township Police Detective Bureau at 856-461-8820 x 114 or dispatch at 856-461-3434.  Information that does not require an immediate response may also be emailed to

Anyone with information who wishes to remain ANONYMOUS may send a tip by texting to 847411 (tip411) with riversidepd in the message field along with the tip.  Tip411 messages are anonymous.  Anonymous web tips can also be submitted right from the Police Department’s Facebook page or website