MILLVILLE MAN CHARGED IN TWO SHOOTINGS

A man has been charged for two shootings in MIllville. Millville Police say that Lequint Allen, has been charged with aggravated assault and weapons possession charges from an April 4 shooting. Bail has been set at $200,000. Two people were shot during the April 4 incident. Police concluded the investigation this week.

SENTENCING TAKES PLACE FOR CUMBERLAND COUNTY MAN

A Cumberland County man was sentenced to 14 years in jail for stabbing his former girlfriend multiple times on Tuesday. In accordance with a March 2011 plea to one count of attempted murder, Jimmie Whitfield, 36, of Millville, must serve 85-percent of the prison term. Upon release from prison, Whitfield, who has an extensive prior criminal…

COAST GUARD MAKES RESCUE NEAR MANASQUAN

The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water after their 64-foot fishing boat capsized here, Wednesday. Rescued were William Hill, 38, from Brick, N.J., Matthew Morris, 19, from Point Pleasant, N.J., and William A. Lewis, 30, from Marshallberg, N.C. The Coast Guard recieved a call over VHF-channel 16 at 4:53 a.m. from a crewmember aboard the Atlantic…

DESIDERIO WINS REELECTION IN SEA ISLE

It wasn’t even close. Mayor Len Desiderio won his reelection bid in Sea Isle City by a 2 to 1 margin. Desiderio was running with William J. Kehner Sr. and Frank P. Edwardi Jr. for reelection. Kehner and Edwardi will continue to serve council-at-large. Sea Isle City had a flat tax rate this year and…