POLICE SEIZE 140 POUNDS OF POT IN CENTRAL JERSEY

Authorities in central New Jersey say they seized 140 pounds of marijuana and arrested ten people. The two-month investigation was called “Operation Weed Whacker” and targeted homes and businesses in Ocean, Monmouth and Middlesex counties. Officials reportedly seized about $500,000, four vehicles and drug paraphernalia. Additional arrests are anticipated as the investigation continues.

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP RECEIVES CLEAN COMMUNITIES GRANT

The Christie Administration recently announced that Middle Township will be receiving a Clean Communities grant in the amount of $48,414.69. The grant will be used for various programs and initiatives in the township to remove litter from streets and neighborhoods. The Clean Communities grants are funded by legislated user fees on manufacturers, wholesalers, and distributors…