A 58 year old man from Warrington, PA was arrested by Cape May Police after he approached women on the beach while wearing nothing but his birthday suit. Police say David B. Bausback was charged with lewdness after police received reports of the man approaching women on the Baltimore Avenue beach Monday.
The non-emergency phone line for the Cape May Police Department may have been the subject of an internet hack. Police announced on their social media page that the 884-9500 number is not working; it’s possible thousands of customers are being affected on the East Coast. The emergency line is working, which is always 911.
The Cape May City Council has removed much of the powers and assignments from Councilman Chris Bezaire. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Council made the move now that Bezaire has pleaded guilty to charges involving stalking a former girlfriend. Two members of Council abstained from the vote, including Bezaire himself.
The Mount Vernon Motel in Cape May will be demolished. The Cape May Star and Wave reports that approvals have been granted to subdivide the lot for the construction of single family homes. Two lots will be created.
Cape May Police have reported the passing of John Kennedy, a founding member of the Cape May Fire Police unit that started 17 years ago. Kennedy was counted on at the scene of emergencies in Cape May to assist both police and fire efforts. Services will be held Friday at Our Lady Star of the…
The Cape May City Council will meet Tuesday afternoon in a special session. Council is expected to appoint a designee for the City Manager evaluation process, and also discuss collective bargaining with a police union. The meeting starts at 5:00pm.
Cape May City Councilman Chris Bezaire has pleaded guilty to two charges of contempt and stalking. The Cape May Star and Wave reports Friday afternoon that Bezaire entered guilty pleas to crimes of the fourth degree following an agreement with the State. The crimes carry a recommended probationary period of three to five years, with…
Cape May Point residents have said thanks, but no thanks. The Cape May Star and Wave reports that postcards were mailed to residents and property owners asking if they wanted the Point to have a Historic Preservation Commission. Some older houses have been recently torn down in the Point.
Cape May council members have rejected bids for the construction of a new firehouse. According to the Cape May Star and Wave, Council held a special meeting last week and rejected the bids that started at $5.9 million. The bids were opened on August 31st.
Cape May’s city council meets on Tuesday and is expected to formalize a shared services agreement with the County of Cape May for joint dispatch services. More communities are moving to the County for dispatching to save money, and improve services. An ordinance regulating driveway parking also appears on Council’s agenda.