NATIONAL LIFEGUARD CHAMPIONSHIPS COME TO CAPE MAY

The United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) National Lifeguard Championships kicked off in Cape May on Wednesday, with the National Junior Lifeguard Championships.These future lifeguarding hopefuls, ages 9-17, competed in six events in four age categories for individual titles.  Competitors from Monmouth County Chapter, N.J., Hampton Lifeguard Association, N.Y., City of Pompano Beach, Fla., Los Angeles…

GUILTY PLEA ENTERED TO STALKING CHARGE

A Camden County man entered a guilty plea to third-degree stalking of his former neighbor, thereby violating a previous court order that he have no contact with her, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel stated. As a result of his plea, Richard J. Michetti Jr., 40, of Mount Laurel, will be subject to a permanent restraining order that protects…

ARMED ROBBERY AND WEAPONS CHARGES HANDED DOWN

Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced that he has authorized charges against a Pleasantville man for armed robbery and weapons offenses for his alleged role in a July 14 failed robbery of an off-duty corrections officer. It is alleged that Shareed Harris, 20, of 59 North Main Street, and Richard Roe, 20, of Atlantic City, attempted to rob…

JUVENILE GETS UPGRADED CHARGES INCLUDING MURDER

Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel has authorized charging a 17-year-old male with murder and felony murder for beating to death a 71-year-old Atlantic City man. It is alleged that at 1:58 a.m. on July 29 the Atlantic City teen kicked, punched and hit Alfred Kessleski over the head with a milk crate outside of the victim’s Atlantic Avenue residence.…