LOCAL POLICE TO INCREASE DUI CHECKPOINTS

Expect to see an increased effort by local police to fight drunk driving beginning this Friday. A statewide program called “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” will continue through September 2nd with roving patrols and DUI checkpoints. The initiative is funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which contributed nearly $700,000 to New Jersey…

SUSPECT SOUGHT IN JULY A.C. SHOOTING

Authorities are still on the lookout for a suspect in a shooting that occurred on July 29th in Atlantic City. The wanted man is 23 year-old Kyriff Williams, a black male 5’5″ tall, approximately 140 pounds with a distinct “patchy” beard. Police discovered a gun and narcotics at the suspect’s home. Williams is wanted for…

TRI-WOOD LIFEGUARD COMPETITION MONDAY

On Monday Wildwood will host the 11th annual Tri-Wood Lifeguard Championships on the Lincoln Avenue Beach at 6:15 p.m. This competition is for young lifeguards from rookies to fourth year. Teams in competition are from the three Wildwoods, Long Beach Island, and Sea Isle City. The event will feature four rowing races, a box-swim and…

TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO HEROIN ARRESTS

Lower Township Police arrested two women from North Cape May on drug charges after a traffic stop on Thursday afternoon, near Breakwater Road and Paddock Lane. Police seized 40 to 50 bags of suspected heroin, with a street value of approximately $700. Arrested were 24 year-old Maytee Soto and 28 year-old Veronica Rodriguez. Both were…