FRANCO RESIGNS LONGTIME POSITION AT GWTIDA

Arlieen Franco’s long tenure with the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority has come to an end.  The Wildwood Leader reports that Franco stepped down from her position on the board of directors this month.  Franco submitted a letter of resignation after serving the board for nearly 20 years.  The authority operates the Wildwoods…

WILDWOOD POLICE NAB MURDER SUSPECT

Wildwood Police arrested a local man on charges that he is wanted for a murder in Puerto Rico.  City police apprehended 27 year old Pedro Valentin-Caban who is wanted for one murder in Puerto Rico and is a suspect in two other slayings.  Police were able to arrest Valentin-Caban without incident on Friday.  He was…

TWO CAUGHT ON TAPE WITH GUN GET CONVICTED

Gun possession charges resulted in a guilty verdict. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office reports Lemarc Cochran, 26, of Galloway, and Dennis Faulkner, 25, of Atlantic City, were found guilty of illegal possession of a handgun. The two were captured on Bally’s Casino surveillance footage possessing a handgun outside the casino. Sentencing could put them in…