Last Updated on Friday, December 06, 2013 12:11 pm
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP—Police seized 128 bags of what they suspect is heroin and arrested two local residents after carrying out a search warrant in Rio Grande Thursday, the prosecutor’s office announced.
Police say they also found a stun gun during the search, which was conducted by the Cape May County SWAT team in the 700 block of Poplar Avenue in Rio Grande.
Last Updated on Friday, December 06, 2013 11:13 am
Colony Club of Ocean City hosts Coach Bingo in November as a fundraiser for local scholarships.
OCEAN CITY — They’ve gathered monthly for fellowship, fun and community involvement for more than 63 years. With 90 active members, the Colony Club of Ocean City is still going strong.
Last Updated on Thursday, December 05, 2013 03:39 pm
VILLAS – Lower Township police said Thursday that they had arrested three men as a result of a 2.5-month investigation.
A burglary was reported on the 100 block of Delaware Avenue in the Villas on Thursday, Sept. 5. Through an investigation, detectives identified and arrested Jonathan R. Redden of Rio Grande, Ronald P. Moore of Villas, and Anthony J. McCarraher of Wildwood.
Last Updated on Wednesday, December 04, 2013 10:39 am
WILDWOOD—A Wildwood man has been charged with robbing a deli on Rio Grande Avenue Sunday afternoon, police said.
Luis Castrodad-Julia, 27, allegedly threatened to use a handgun if the employee at Taqueria Maya Deli didn’t turn over the cash in the register. The employee complied, and Castrodad left, walking north on Pacific Avenue, police said.
Pit bull Elle with her owner Leah Brewer, left, and American Humane Association President Dr. Robin Ganzert, right, was the top winner of the 2013 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards.
The search for America's noblest heroes on both ends of the leash is back, and bigger than ever. Nominations for the fourth annual American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards, presented by the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation, will open on Jan. 15.
The 2014 winner will join past champions like 2013's Elle the Pit Bull, a therapy dog who also helps children learn to read and breaks down hurtful negative stereotypes about her breed; Gabe in 2012, who saved countless soldiers’ lives in the desert sands of Iraq by sniffing out caches of potentially deadly weapons; and 2011's Roselle, who bravely and calmly led her owner, Michael Hingson, down 1,463 stairs in the smoldering World Trade Center on that tragic day in September more than a decade ago.
TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced Thursday, Dec. 5 that eight people, including a former bank teller, have been charged with participating in an identity theft ring using account information stolen from customers of TD Bank to steal more than $150,000 at bank branch offices in New Jersey. The withdrawals were made at TD Bank branch offices in Absecon, Northfield, Galloway Township, Somers Point, Cherry Hill, Haddonfield, Stratford, Gloucester Township, Washington Township (Gloucester County), Deptford, West Deptford, Mantua, Glassboro, Mullica Hill, Williamstown and East Windsor.
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Scott Barth’s life was forever changed on Nov. 17.
On the first lap of a motocross race in Delaware last month, the 23-year-old Middle Township resident crashed his 2009 Yamaha YZs 250. The injuries left him paralyzed from the waist down. Barth also suffered a broken shoulder blade and a few broken ribs.
He faces a long road to recovery. He’s also learning to cope with the fact that he’ll never race again.
Last Updated on Tuesday, December 03, 2013 02:42 pm
In a season when temperatures seem to get colder ever day, Pleasantville’s firefighting force is making sure some children stay warm this winter./Coats for Kids
PLEASANTVILLE – In a season when temperatures seem to get colder ever day, Pleasantville firefighters are making sure some children stay warm this winter.
Pleasantville Fire Department International Association of Firefighters Local 2616 will provide brand-new winter coats to 48 children 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 at Stars of Love Child Care Center II, 101 W. Delilah Road, Pleasantville.
Last Updated on Wednesday, December 04, 2013 08:06 am
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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - A raccoon collected from Patrician Terrace in Egg Harbor Township has tested positive for rabies, the eighth case of the year in Atlantic County and the fourth involving a raccoon.