COAST GUARD ISSUES WARNING WITH BEGINNING OF HURRICANE SEASON

The Coast Guard urges mariners and residents to begin planning and preparing for the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season, which began on Wednesday. For the 2011 hurricane season, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting anywhere from 12 to 18 named storms, six to 10 hurricanes and three to six major hurricanes. As storms approach, the Coast Guard urges people to remember these…

MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ENDANGERING CHILD’S WELFARE

A Middlesex County man entered a guilty plea on Tuesday to third-degree attempted endangering the welfare of a child. He was arrested on Aug. 20, 2010, as a result of engaging in sexually explicit conversations during the month of July, with an undercover officer whom the defendant thought was a 14-year-old girl, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced.…

MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

A 29-year-old Egg Harbor Township man entered a guilty plea on Wednesday to one count of fourth-degree possession of child pornography, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel stated. Joseph G. Vansciver, of 2105 Delilah Terrace, was arrested in Egg Harbor Township on Jan. 24, 2011, after sexually explicit images of young children were found on a thumb drive belonging to…

18 YEAR-OLD CRASH VICTIM IDENTIFIED

Police have released the identity of the victim of an accident on Monday night in Upper Township. The Press of Atlantic City reports that 18 year-old Christopher Sack was killed Monday night when his vehicle flippedand struck a tree on Mount Pleasant Road in Tuckahoe. There were three other unidentified passengers in the vehicle at…