NORTHFIELD ATTORNEY INDICTED ON THEFT CHARGES

An Atlantic County Grand Jury indicted a former Northfield attorney for the theft of over $220,000, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced. It is alleged that between the dates of August 1, 2008 and October 12, 2010, Gary Levin, 61, of Egg Harbor Township, misappropriated $220,149 from his attorney’s trust account. The stolen monies represented settlement proceeds belonging…

MAN ATTEMPTS TO RUN DOWN GIRLFRIEND

A man was arrested for attempting to run over his girlfriend. Middle Township Police say they arrested Deshawn Cooper, of Pleasantville. The 25-year-old had fled the scene and with the help of Lower Township Police, the arrest was made. Police say the couple had a fight on Monday, and when the victim returned on Tuesday,…

FAA EXTENSION PASSED THROUGH HO– USE

Seeking to prevent another partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), U.S. Representative Frank A. LoBiondo applauded House-passage of the 22nd extension of the FAA Authorization and programs and called on the Senate to quickly consider the legislation before the September 16th deadline. “In a unanimous vote, the House approved the 22nd extension of…

VENTNOR LIBRARY CLOSED DUE TO BREAK IN

Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor will remain closed on Tuesday, September 13 to allow county crews to continue to perform clean-up activities following a weekend break-in. Ventnor Police are conducting the investigation. All other Atlantic County Library System branches are open with locations in Longport (487-0272), Brigantine (266-0110), Egg Harbor City (804-1063), Egg Harbor Township (927-8664),…

SENTENCING HANDED DOWN IN MURDER CASE

An Atlantic City man was sentenced to 8 years in prison on Friday September 9, for various charges including attempted murder, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced. On July 19, 2011, Lamar Gresham, 22, pleaded guilty to attempted murder, as well as charges from an unrelated indictment for unlawful possession of a handgun and possession…