DATING VIOLENCE MAY BE TAUGHT IN SCHOOLS

A new bill is being considered in Trenton today that would require schools to teach age-appropriate information regarding dating violence. The measure has bi-partisan support. The Department of Education would have to develop information to be posted on its website as well. The legislation has made it through an Assembly committee, but will be looked…

SENTENCED: EIGHT YEARS FOR DRUG CHARGES

An Atlantic City man was sentenced to eight years in prison for drug offenses and obstruction, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel stated. Michael Wimbish, 27, must serve four years in prison before parole eligibility, and 18 months to be served concurrently for the obstruction charge. An Atlantic County jury convicted Wimbish in October of possession of heroin, possession…

MAN INDICTED ON FRAUD AND THEFT CHARGES

An Atlantic County Grand Jury indicted a Hamilton Township man on third-degree charges including three counts of insurance fraud and two counts of theft, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced. On April 14, 2010, the defendant Charles Arsenault took a check in the amount of $9,600 which he was supposed to cash and deposit in the business account…