DWI CHECKPOINT HELD IN LONGPORT LEADS TO MULTIPLE ARRESTS

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Longport Police Department conducted a DWI checkpoint over the weekend, which resulted in five Driving While Intoxicated arrests, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced. The checkpoint was conducted at the intersection of 28th and Ventnor avenues on Friday into the early morning hours of Saturday. A total of 600 vehicles entered…

STATE SAVES $22 MILLION WITH BENEFITS REFORMS

The savings, $22 million.  That’s how much money the state of New Jersey will save as it pays less for employees’ benefits.  The Christie administration announced that the state will save $22 million dollars thanks to new regulations that make public employees pay more money for the benefits they receive.  Last year, Governor Chris Christie…

MIDDLE POLICE MAKE “QUALITY OF LIFE” ARRESTS

Quality of life issues were addressed over the weekend by Middle Township Police. Police there say they made a number of arrests involving quality of life issues. This detail consisted of plain clothed officers walking around the area of local establishments and bus stops enforcing public nuisance complaints that have been received by the public…

BORGATA CASINO NAILED FOR UNDERAGE GAMBLERS

29 suspected underage gamblers have been rounded up at the Borgata in Atlantic City, and casino regulators have seized more than $2,600 in cash.  The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement announced today that the gamblers were rounded up recently, and the money was taken as a forfeiture.  The money will be given to special…

CHRISTIE GIVES CASH BACK TO NEEDY CITIES

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has presented the New Jersey legislature with two new bills that would restore millions of dollars in state aid to these cities.  The new bills would provide $139 million to the cities who need it, including Camden and Trenton.  In return, Christie says the program that provides the funding needs…

WILDWOOD MAN HELD ON SEX CHARGE

A 24 year old Wildwood man was arrested just before the weekend on charges that he held a woman against her will at knifepoint.  City police arrested Jonathan Ramos-Ocasio at a home located on East Davis Avenue.  Police say the suspect had a knife to a woman’s throat when police arrived; he immediately put down…