Gasoline prices are dropping throughout New Jersey due to oil prices affected by coronavirus. In Cape May County, gasoline prices dropped by eight cents in one week to an average of $2.48 a gallon. We are three cents below the statewide average.
22 year old Shawn Patrick Rose of Woodbine has been given a five year prison sentence for soliciting an underage Canadian girl to send him sexually explicit images of herself. Rose pleaded guilty last October to charges of second degree manufacturing of child pornography. Rose will be required to register as a sex offender.
24 year old Richard Hoffman of Mays Landing has been charged in Cape May County on first degree child pornography charges. The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office announced that Hoffman was charged in connection with a case with the victim residing in Villas. Hoffman was busted during “Operation Open House” conducted by New Jersey State…
Lower Township Police on Friday issued an alert for 30 year old William Fennimore who came up missing on Thursday. Police say he was last seen on Apple Blossom Drive in North Cape May. Fennimore has no vehicle. Anyone with information about Fennimore’s whereabouts are asked to contact Lower Township Police.
Thousands of customers in Atlantic City Electric’s service area are without power as a result of a line of thunderstorms that rolled through the region late morning. Major outages were reported in Dennis Township, Cape May, and Ocean City, along with areas in Salem and Gloucester counties. The storms were accompanied by strong winds.
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Cape May County. A line of storms is moving across the Delaware Bay and could bring storms to our region between 10:30am-11:30am on Friday. If you see lightning or hear thunder, seek shelter immediately. Tornado alerts were issued earlier in Salem and Gloucester counties.
As expected, Jerry Inderweis Jr. is the new city manager for Cape May. City Council cast a split vote in favor of Inderweis getting the position, replacing Neil Young, who stays on as chief financial officer. Four people applied for the job.