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MOTOR VEHICLE STOP LEADS TO HEROIN SEIZURE

Lower Township Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Seashore Road on Wednesday. Police say that as they approached the vehicle, they saw several quick movements. The driver, Timothy Demusz voluntarily handed over an empty bag of heroin. Police executed a search warrant on the vehicle and found 21 bags or hits of …

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COAST GUARD MAKES RESCUE NEAR BARNEGAT LIGHT

The Coast Guard medevaced a 42-year-old man aboard a fishing boat who had wounds to his forearm 40 miles east of Barnegat Light Wednesday. The crew of the 88-foot Kayla Rose called the Coast Guard via VHF channel 16 at 8:50 p.m. reporting the man injured his forearm and was going …

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MAN CHARGED WITH FRAUDULENT — USE OF CREDIT CARD

Avalon Police have charged a 39-year old man from Sea Isle City with various offenses following a two week investigation involving the fraudulent use of a credit card. On Tuesday, April 27th, Avalon Police arrested and charged Shane Libbey, 39, of Sea Isle City on charges that he swindled an …

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MAN ARRESTED FOR TRYING TO SELL FORGED BOAT TITLE

Wildwood Crest Police arrested a man who committed multiple counts of deception. Police arrested James Dorman, who forged the title to a boat and tried to then sell the boat. In their investigation, police discovered that Dorman had committed insurance fraud in 2007, by reporting that a diamond ring was …

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STRING OF BUGLARIES ANNOUNCED IN STONE HARBOR

A few homes have been broken into in Stone Harbor and televisions have been reported missing. The Stone Harbor Police Department is reminding residents to make sure their homes are locked as a result. In the past week, a few incidents have been reported that focused on televisions. Police also …

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AVALON AND SEA ISLE HOLD BEACH FILL MEETING

All of the involved entities in the joint beach fill between Avalon and Sea Isle City met on Wednesday to discuss the fill. The beach fill will begin with Avalon and sand pumping will start on or about May 15, according to Avalon officials. The work will continue in Avalon …

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CHANGES BEING MADE TO AMBER ALERT PROGRAM

In the wake of a kidnapping that resulted in a three-month-old baby dying, new rules are being put in place for when amber alerts are going to be used. A press conference was held today and Attorney General Paula Dow said the state is going to use amber alerts in …

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CHRISTIE RULES OUT RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT NEXT TURN

New Jersey’s governor does not have higher political aspirations as of yet. Gov. Chris Christie said publicly on Wednesday that he has not plans to run in the next presidential election in 2012. Christie was asked by a reporter and said there are too many problems in the state he …

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