Corrections Officer Sentenced to State Prison for Smuggling Cell Phones into Atlantic County Justice Facility

On Tuesday, January 23, 2024, Gerald Oquendo, 35, from Mays Landing, NJ, was sentenced to three years in New Jersey State Prison with a two- year period of parole ineligibility for Official Misconduct. The sentence was imposed by the Honorable Donna M. Taylor, J.S.C. who also imposed a forfeiture/bar of public employment as part of…

First snowfall of the season for South Jersey Monday January 15

The National weather Service is advisory for some snow fall Monday night. While Atlantic and Cumberland may see a couple inches, Cape May County may receive a little less. The advisory posted Monday morning:   New Castle-Salem-Gloucester-Camden-Northwestern Burlington-Ocean- Cumberland-Atlantic-Coastal Ocean-Southeastern Burlington- Including the cities of Wilmington, Pennsville, Glassboro, Camden, Cherry Hill, Moorestown, Mount Holly, Jackson,…

Atlantic County Sergeant Charged In Official Misconduct Investigation

Fred Gilbert, 37, from Egg Harbor City, NJ, and a Sergeant with the Atlantic County Justice Facility, has been charged with Official Misconduct and related offenses based on his involvement in an incident that occurred within the Atlantic County Justice Facility in 2023. Gilbert is charged with second-degree Official Misconduct, third-degree Witness Tampering, fourth-degree Obstruction,…

Another wind and rain event for South Jersey Friday night January 12

The National Weather Service Mt. Holly/Philadelphia office is advising about another rain event Friday, saying on its social media: “While recovery is underway from the storm that affected our region (Tuesday) night, another storm is gearing up to affect our area Friday night through Saturday. Widespread flooding is occurring, and flooding will slow to recede…