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Cops Save Man from Jumping Off Hospital Parking Garage in Toms River
On March 4, 2024, at around 8:47 am, the Toms River Police Department received a report of a missing suicidal male. The investigation led them to Community Medical Center, where they found the male standing on the ledge of the top floor of the parking garage, threatening to jump. The...
The Deadliest Road in Ocean County and Monmouth County, NJ 🚨
One thing you definitely want to watch out for is trouble on the highways. Being an alert, sober, law-abiding driver can reduce your likelihood of problems and even accidents while driving. According to NJ.COM "New Jersey extended a safety streak by finishing 2023 with fewer traffic deaths than the previous year, for a second straight year — though one group of road users remains particularly at risk. A total of 614 people were killed in 582 crashes in 2023, State Police reported." Even though this is good news it is still good to be a safe driver.
Ocean County First Responders Save Suicidal Man
TOMS RIVER – After a three-hour negotiation, police have saved a suicidal man from jumping off a parking garage Monday morning. Around 8:47 a.m., Toms River Police responded to a report of a missing suicidal man. Police were led to Community Medical Center around 9:40 a.m., where the man was found standing on the ledge of the top floor of the parking garage, threatening to jump off.
Surveillance Video Captures Lakewood Accident That Left Man Critical [Viewer Discretion Advised]
Surveillance video obtained by TLS captured the accident on County Line Road which left a driver in critical condition. The video shows the Tesla traveling on County Line Road, when another vehicle attempted to turn left onto Laurelwood, colliding with the Tesla. The driver of the Tesla was hospitalized and...
Motorcyclist Killed In Ocean County Crash
TOMS RIVER – A Monmouth County man was killed after crashing his motorcycle on the Garden State Parkway Sunday, police said. Tyrone Sapp, 46, of Neptune Township, was traveling northbound around 6:50 p.m. when he ran off the road to the left and struck a guardrail near milepost 83.6 in Toms River, New Jersey State Police said.
Police release IDs of arrests after Belmar, NJ St. Patrick’s Day Parade
WALL — Six people were arrested in the township during the police department’s drunk driving enforcement campaign, five of which were DUI arrests, following the Belmar St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, police said. On March 3, Wall Township police increased proactive patrols in anticipation of the...
An Awesome New Creamery Is Opening In Toms River, NJ Soon
New Jersey and ice cream go together about as naturally as peanut butter and jelly, and we're lucky to have a ton of amazing ice cream shops to choose from. Right here in Toms River alone, we've got Rich's, Mrs. Walkers, and Yellow Brick Ice Cream Carousel. But when you...
This NJ mall seems to still be thriving
We've heard about it for a long time now that malls are dying. And in large part it is likely true. Stores are going out of business and you can see it when you are inside the mall, that places where stores used to be are boarded up. I had...
Bradley Beach Council initiates disciplinary process against retired police chief following scathing report
The report issued by the Monmouth County prosecutor found 28 violations of the Bradley Beach Police Department policies over 17 months.
Toms River, NJ, man gets quarter century in prison for gun, terroristic threats
A Toms River man is headed to prison for a quarter of a century on terroristic threat and gun charges in connection to an incident during the summer of 2022. On Friday, 38-year-old Raphael Powell was sentenced to 25 years in state prison after being found guilty earlier this year on the following charges:
Officials release plan for NJ landfill, which has been extra repulsive
Residents in Tinton Falls have been gagging over foul smells from a local landfill all winter. Now Monmouth County is assuring them that a plan is underway. Monmouth County Commissioner Director Tom Arnone signed an update issued on Wednesday, outlining expected accomplishments over the next three months. He said the...
Your car may not be safe in front of your house in NJ
LACEY — The catalytic converter theft epidemic continues in New Jersey. On Monday, this township's police department took several reports of catalytic converter thefts from vehicles that were parked either in the driveway or on the street in front of their houses. Police said nine thefts took place during...
Toms River police search for man accused of stealing a credit card in Walmart parking lot
Police say they are looking for a man who they say used the credit card just hours after nabbing it in the Walden Wood section of town.
From Lakewood to Ohr Somayach: Dozens Of College Students From Across The World Inspired By Ohr Somayach Lakewood Shabbaton [VIDEO & PHOTOS]
Ohr Somayach is a kiruv organization that is completely based around limud haTorah. For this reason, a major aspect of Ohr Somayach’s incredible work with college students is based in Lakewood. This connection between Torah-based kiruv and the City of Torah was clearly felt during this past weekend’s Ohr Somayach 2024 Mentors Mission Shabbaton in Lakewood.
Weather NJ: Cloudy skies, rain, cooler nights ahead for Jersey Shore
This week is shaping up to be a bit of a washout, with showers and clouds dominating the forecast. Here's a detailed look at what to expect in Eastern Monmouth County and Ocean County: Brick weather ...
Check out the big road projects planned for Monmouth and Ocean counties through the 2020s
From bridges with "100% section loss" in "severely rusted reinforcing steel" to easing traffic jams, here is a look at upcoming road projects with expected federal funding in Monmouth and Ocean counties. The projects range from the multiyear $184.4 million Oceanic Bridge replacement project between Rumson and Middletown to the $5.575 million Route 35 guide rail replacement in Ocean Township, Eatontown and Shrewsbury. ...
Sad News, My Favorite Diner in Forked River, NJ is for Sale
Is this true? This place to me makes me smile. I've always said it's so delicious. The Forked River Diner is right along Rt. 9 in Forked River. I've driven by it many times and never even thought twice about it until we went in. I can't believe the years I've missed at this delicious place.
NJ man found dead in car trunk: His brother is upset at investigators
LAKEWOOD — The brother of a man who was found dead in the back of a vehicle in Lakewood is "pissed" at law enforcement for a lack of information about their investigation. The body of David Koscuik, 57, was found in the trunk of a vehicle on Wednesday on Fairview Court in Ocean Park Village, according to Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer. No other information has been disclosed about the discovery, including the type of vehicle and how the discovery was made.
Ocean County commissioners to cut tax rate by 2 cents, even as taxation jumps by $27.2M
TOMS RIVER - While the county tax rate in Ocean will go down by two cents this year, the amount to be collected in taxes is set to rise by $27.2 million from 2023 — with an increase in assessed property values making the reduction in the rate possible, according to the Board of Commissioners.
Lakewood Police Weekly Blotter
February 17, 2024, at 10 p.m., Officer Connor Woods was patrolling in the area of Main Street and observed a U-Haul truck in the parking lot idling. The vehicle was brought to the officer’s attention by a bolo from another department, which made mention of a U-Haul truck that was not returned to the owner. The officer made contact with the driver Gregory Brown, 53, from Lakewood, N.J., and requested dispatch to check him for warrants. Dispatch confirmed an active warrant and Brown was subsequently arrested and a search incident to arrest revealed possession of drug paraphernalia.