Vineland Police have identified this week’s fatal shooting victim as 24 year old Amir El-Basirbey. The victim was fatally shot Wednesday when intruders broke into his home and killed him. No suspects are in custody; police are looking for the public’s help with information that can solve the crime.
Vineland Police say a 24 year old man was shot to death inside his home on Foster Avenue Wednesday morning. The Daily Journal reports that the man was pronounced dead at the scene, and he was a victim of a home invasion crime involving several armed men.
About 1,000 students at Vineland High School stayed home on Tuesday, fearing a violent act. The Daily Journal reports that the fear of a violence act stemmed from a threatening graffiti message and subsequent activity on social media. About half of the students who attend the school stayed home as a precaution.
There will be hundreds of happy families in Cumberland County this year thanks to a Secret Santa who plopped down nearly $50,000 to cover layaways at the Walmart store in Millville. Store officials say 223 layaways were covered with the donation which came from an unidentified local businessman.
A 29 year old Vineland man has been slapped with child endangerment charges by the city’s police department. Hassan E. Alvarez was arrested Friday and also charged with aggravated criminal sexual contact and another offense. Police have not released specific details about the alleged offense.
Vineland Police say the body that was found in a vacant lot last week was that of 20 year old Michael G. Whilden, who lived in the city. An autopsy was completed on Friday; police say there was no obvious sign of what caused his death. Police are asking for the public’s help to learn…
Vineland Police are investigating the discovery of a body that was found on a lot in the city near Park Avenue. Police say the body of a male was found Thursday afternoon. The identity of the person is known, but police are not releasing the identity until next of kin are notified. An autopsy is…
A Panda Express Chinese restaurant is coming to Vineland. The Daily Journal reports that Panda Express has over 1,900 locations and is looking at a new stand alone store on West Landis Avenue near the new Linl grocery store, and a Shop Rite. It would be the tenth Panda Express in the Garden State.
Two kayakers from Vineland were rescued by a surfer in Seaside Park on Friday morning after the kayak overturned and dumped both men into the water. The Daily Journal reports that surfer Stephen Houser helped save the father and son who were stranded in the ocean. One of the victims was struggling to breathe in…
The quarantine is over, and the Vineland Veterans Memorial Home is back open for business. Officials say a norovirus outbreak occurred inside the building and the veterans were moved out as a precaution. All normal activities have resumed at the home.