Atlantic City Police say some new high tech equipment in a surveillance center led them to a man who allegedly swiped a handbag from the Knife and Fork Restaurant. Police arrested 36 year old Neil Rivera of Egg Harbor City after the equipment tracked down his whereabouts. ##
37 year old Myra Hill of Millville has been indicted on charges that she allowed her one year old child to freeze outside in December while wearing only a one layer sleeping outfit. The child was taken to a hospital for evaluation; Hill spent a month in jail before being discharged. ##
The investigation is underway in Egg Harbor Township into a Monday afternoon accident involving a motor vehicle and a child on a bicycle. The car was driven by 52 year old Kelli Bonner on Spruce Avenue right around 4 o’clock. The child was taken to a local hospital with moderate injuries.
A rescue of three dolphins who got into difficulty swimming near the North Wildwood beachfront on Monday. Two dolphins became stuck in a small sandbar at the 15th Street beach and were able to free themselves; the North Wildwood Fire Department assisted with sending the third dolphin into the sea, out of harm’s way. A…
An active investigation is underway into a traffic accident last Friday night that involved Millville Police Detective Michael McLaughlin Jr. The Daily Journal reports that the officer was involved in an off duty motor vehicle accident Friday shortly before 11pm; no further comment is being offered by authorities. ##
The Immigration and Customers Enforcement Program has accepted the Cape May County Correctional Center as a member. Three correctional officers will now be trained when an opening is available to serve as deputy immigration officers. Sheriff Gary Schaffer announced that the ICE program has removed 143 inmates from the local correctional facility. ##
Soon you will be able to go to your local Acme supermarket and get a heroin antidote without a prescription. The Acme supermarket chain announced that its 57 stores with pharmacies will sell naloxone without a prescription; it will be sold in the nasal form. ##
Longtime Middle Township boys soccer coach John Maher is stepping down following a very successful 15 year career. The Gazette Leader reports that the hall of fame coach is resigning at the age of 63 due largely to health concerns. Maher has won 204 games during his career. ##
The Who is coming this summer to play at Atlantic City’s Boarwalk Hall. The facility announced Monday that The Who will play at the Hall on July 22nd; tickets go on sale this Friday with a maximum price just shy of $155. The Who last played at Boardwalk Hall two years ago. ##
A federal indictment against New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez sticks, for now. The United States Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the case will not be dismissed by a federal court; the Third Circuit Court of Appeals based in Philadelphia ruled that Menendez needs to stand trial.