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MAN ROBBED, BEATEN IN ABSECON

A teenager was found walking along a roadway in Absecon this weekend after he was robbed, stabbed, and confronted by assailants.  City police say they received calls about the victim trying to flag down passing motorists early Saturday morning on California Avenue.  Police believe the man was sprayed in the …

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STABBING ARREST MADE IN ABSECON

Absecon Police say they made an arrest in a stabbing. Investigation determined that a 44 year old male suspect stabbed his 65 year old mother as she was sleeping in her bed. The victim suffered non-life threatening moderate wounds and was transported to AtlantiCare hospital. The unidentified suspect was charged …

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SHOOTING UNDER INVESTIGATION IN ABSECON

The Absecon Police is investigating a shooting that occurred at the Absecon Village Complex on Marin Dr. just off California Ave. At approximately 10:10 PM, Tuesday night February 17, 2015, the Absecon Police Department along with the Pleasantville Police Department received several 911 calls in regards to a shooting that …

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ABSECON HAS NEW POLICE CHIEF

There is a new head of the police department in Absecon. John M. DeRitis Jr. is named Absecon Police Departments next Chief of Police. He will assume the Chiefs position on February 1, 2015 as Chief David K. Risley will officially retire on February 1 from the Police Department. Chief DeRitis is a …

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ABSECON POLICE SEARCH FOR MISSING MAN

Police in Absecon are searching for a 41 year old man this week.  Brandyn Schweitzer suffers from a brain injury and came up missing this week.  Family members believe Schweitzer may be in the area of his family in Roxborough, Pennsylvania.  He has trouble walking but can communicate.

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WOMAN JUMPS IN FRONT OF TRAIN, WILL SURVIVE

A 52 year old woman jumped in front of a New Jersey Transit train in Absecon over the weekend.  Authorities say Maria Goldfarb of Galloway is expected to survive the incident.  Police say Goldfarb jumped in front of the train shortly before 1pm on Sunday.  The engineer tried to stop, …

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WOMAN INJURED ON ABSECON TRAIN TRACKS

Absecon Police are investigating a possible suicide attempt. On Sunday afternoon a 52 year-old woman was found under a train platform. Witnesses reported that she jumped in front of a New Jersey Transit train. The woman was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus, with unspecified injuries.

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