A 49 year old Vineland man has been arrested on child pornography offenses charges. Police say John Parsons allegedly uploaded two files, including a video of a male raping a young girl. Parsons was processed and released from the Cumberland County Jail. ##
A person who was bit on the leg by a raccoon in Vineland last week has learned the the raccoon had rabies. The rabid raccoon was found in the area of Stanley Terrance and Weymouth Road. The person is being treated with appropriate treatment.
State residents who are having difficulty paying their mortgages on homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy have a two year reprieve. The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs approved a plan that would allow these property owners to delay making payments for two more years. ##
Atlantic City Police are looking for two men who were involved in a shooting incident early Friday morning. Police say 23 year old Bryan Miranda and another suspect were involved in the shooting of a 39 year old man on Pacific Avenue. The victim was taken to a local hospital.
A 46 year old man who was shot and killed by New Jersey State Police at a New Jersey Turnpike rest stop on Thursday was speeding his truck towards a police officer after he was shooting heroin. Police identified the victim as Christopher Pizzichetta of Lewes, Delaware. The trooper fired several shots, mortally wounding Pizzichetta.…
United States Olympian Joe Maloy was honored by the Wildwood Crest Commission during a recent meeting. Maloy is a Crest native and was the top American finisher in the men’s triathlon race at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. He was provided with a complimentary lifetime pass to the Crest’s pool facility. ##
The Lower Township Council is expected to discuss potential safety improvements to Beach Drive during its council meeting Monday night. Council may also consider a resolution that would pay an engineering firm for these project improvements following the presentation. The meeting begins Monday at 7:00pm. ##
More than 130 arrests have been made statewide on individuals who are illegally dumping construction debris, furniture, and other junk items in open spaces. DEP Commissioner Bob Martin says the program is three years old and has resulted in a multi-jurisdictional enforcement of individuals who dump waste in forests, parks, and other open spaces. ##
Governor Christie is headed to Atlantic City on April 20th to unveil the city’s new gateway project in conjunction with Stockton University. A ground breaking event will be held with other officials, and Christie is expected to discuss the project in detail, along with the impact on the city that the State has essentially taken…
Actor Billy Dee Williams will be in Ocean City this weekend for a comi-con type event. Williams will appear at the event being held at the Ocean City Music Pier on Saturday and Sunday; he starred in two movies in the Star Wars trilogy. ##