MAN CHARGED WITH HEROIN POSSESSION IN ATLANTIC CITY

An Atlantic City man was arrested for drug and weapons possession on Tuesday. Zacharia Mays was brought in by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office. During the three-month-long operation, authorities purchased 156 bags of heroin from Mays. He was charged with possession of heroin, possession of a handgun, and other related charges. Bail was set at…

CHARGES FILED AGAINST HIT-AND-RUN DRIVER

The search is on for a man who allegedly struck a 7-year-old with a van in Pleasantville and left him seriously injured while fleeing the scene. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Omar Butcher. The alleged accident took place on April 30. Butcher has been charged with assault…

WOMAN PLACED IN HOSPITAL AFTER BEING HIT BY CAR

A woman has been listed in critical condition after allegedly stepping out in front of a car on Tuesday. MIddle Township Police tell Coastal Broadcasting that witnesses say that 20-year-old Bootsabond Tapaniyanun, from Thailand, did not use a crosswalk and stepped out into oncoming traffic on Route 47, near Fifth St. The accident remains under…

POLICE CHARGE THREE IN HOME INVASION

Three people were arrested for burglary that turned physical. Middle Township Police say that the burglary happened on May 1, just prior to 3:30 a.m. in Burleigh. Police arrested Brittney Camburn, of Del Haven, and two 17-year-old juveniles. The investigation continues and other arrests may be made. Camburn has been charged with burglary and conspiracy.…

CAPE MAY COUNTY TOURISM CONFERENCE WELL-ATTENDED

The 2011 Cape May County Tourism Conference was held Wednesday in the Freeholder’s Meeting Room to a standing room crowd. New Jersey Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno was the keynote speaker, stressing her accessibility to the voters, even giving out her cell phone number. Guadagno said the state has launched a new radio ad campaign, targeting…

BEACH THEATER SAGA ENDS IN CAPE MAY

According to the Press of Atlantic City, Cape May City Solicitor Tony Monzo announced that a lawsuit with Frank Investments has been settled, that will allow the Beach Theater to be demolished. The project has been a controversial topic for over four years, with dozens of hearings in front of the Zoning  Board and Historic Preservation…

STONE HARBOR NAMES ITS NEW CHIEF OF POLICE

Stone Harbor has a new police chief. Paul Reynolds was named the new head of law enforcemen in the borough. Former Chief William Toland has retired and Reynolds will take his place. Stone Harbor hired from within and moved him up from captain to chief. The swearing in took place during the borough council meeting…