PLEA DEAL REACHED IN SEXUAL ASSAULT

A 52-year-old Ventnor man arrested in February for sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl, entered a guilty plea today to aggravated sexual assault and will be sentenced to seven years in prison, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel stated. In accordance with the plea agreement, Pascual Lopez, who has no prior criminal record, must serve 85-percent of…

MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO WEAPONS CHARGE

A Pleasantville man pleaded guilty on Monday to possession of a weapon by a convicted person for a November 2010 incident and will be sentenced to seven years in prison, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel stated. Julius Hall, 30, must serve five years in prison before becoming eligible for parole. He was arrested on Main…

MEDICAL MARIJUANA CONTINUES TO BE DELAYED

Supporters of medical marijuana are asking, “what’s the hold up?” A press conference was held in Trenton on Friday against the delay being put on by Gov. Chris Christie to implement the program. Christie told NJN that the delay is because he wants to ensure the federal government won’t prosecute any members of the state…

MILLVILLE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE FOUND DEAD

A student that just graduated Millville High School is now dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The News Of Cumberland County reports that Robert V. Hoffman III was found dead on Saturday morning. The Port Norris native was going to be entering the U.S. Army. A letter was written and the family released portions of…

GUILTY PLEA ENTERED IN SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE

A 53-year-old Camden County man entered guilty pleas on Friday to second-degree attempted sexual assault, second-degree attempted luring and third-degree attempted endangering the welfare of a child, for engaging in sexually explicit conversations and for sending sexually explicit webcam videos of himself to a Prosecutor’s Office detective posing as a 14-year-old girl, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel stated. On…