A road construction project along Dennisville-Petersburg Road gets underway Monday morning. County officials say South State Inc. of Bridgeton ill be milling and paving sections of the road in Upper Township Monday and Tuesday. The area to be worked on is between Route 50 and Wyncroft Drive.
A 53 year old Millville man was convicted just before the weekend on charges that he robbed a branch of Susquehanna Bank in the city more than four years ago. Leonard Johnson was convicted of a first degree robbery charge; he will be sentenced on November 3rd.
An 18 year old Bridgeton man has been indicted on charges that he killed a 21 year old man during a robbery nearly one year ago. A grand jury issued a five count indictment against Michael J. Huggins, who was a juvenile at the time of the slaying. Huggins is charged with killing Devante Lee…
Atlantic County Dr. John Gaffney has pleaded guilty to his participation in a health care fraud scheme. Gaffney was in court before the weekend and admitted to a count of conspiracy to commit fraud in the $25 million scheme. He could face up to ten years behind bars.
The man who was found shot to death in his car in Bridgeton on Wednesday night has been identified. The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office identified the shooting victim as 29 year-old Aulton S.Mears of Bridgeton, who suffered gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene. The suspected homicide is under investigation and police are…
A 41 year old Atlantic City man has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a child over a period of several years. Atlantic County prosecutors announced that charges have been filed against Santos Blanco who allegedly assaulted the child at his home and other locations.
A 25 year old mother of three was found gunned down inside a home on West Main Street in Millville on Wednesday. Police say Celeste Cannot was killed by a single gunshot wound. Officials are still investigating and currently have no suspects in custody.
North Wildwood Police arrested a 35 year old man who was a wanted fugitive from California. Police responded to a a. burglary at a residence earlier this week on Delaware Avenue and arrested Robert L. Portune who was wanted on weapons charges. Two others were also arrested, 21 year old Jonathon Reyes of Green Creek…
The annual New Jersey Run for the Fallen passed through all shore communities on Thursday. Active military personnel run more than 190 miles over four days with the run ending in Holmdel. In Wildwood Crest, stops were made the Crest Memorial School and other key locations, with an escort by the Crest Police Department.
Lower Township Police have announced that two local roadways will be closed Sunday morning starting at 9am, for two hours, to facilitate a 5K run. Sections of Townbank Road and Shunpike Road will both be closed Sunday morning; motorists should seek an alternate route.