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YOUTHS FACE CHARGES IN LOWER TOWNSHIP

Lower Township Police have announced the arrests of two juveniles on burglary and weapons charges over the weekend.  Police say it happened in the 100 block of West Pacific AVenue in the Villas.  Police recovered some stolen items, including a shotgun, from the teens.  Additional charges may be coming in …

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LOWER TOWNSHIP POLICE BUY PICKUP TRUCK

The Lower Township Police Department purchased a 2014, Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck police unit with selectable two wheel or four-wheel-drive capability. According to Chief William Mastriana, the vehicle will be utilized mainly in the Diamond Beach area from May to October. He said the truck will provide officers with …

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LOWER TOWNSHIP OFFICER RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

The top D.A.R.E. police officer in the Garden State is from the Lower Township Police Department.  Township officials say Officer Darrin Hickok received the award recently during a conference in Atlantic City.  D.A.R.E. stand for Drug Abuse Resistence Education, and Lower Township has been involved in the program for many …

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LOWER TOWNSHIP SEEKS DONATIONS FOR FOOD BANK

Lower Township is asking for the public’s help with making donations for a local food bank. Township officials would like non perishable foods to be dropped off at Township Hall in the Villas to help out the less fortunate during a tough winter season.  Lower Township Manager Mike Voll says …

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HEROIN ARREST IN LOWER TOWNSHIP

A Lower Township was arrested in a drug bust. The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office announced the arrest of Jerry Murphy for distribution of heroin on Feb. 14. Murphy was placed in the Cape May County Jail on $50,000 bail. The press release says that 46 bags of heroin of …

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