CRIME & SAFETY
Atlantic City Man Rescues Half Clad Woman At Vacant Absecon Store
Just when you can start to lose faith in humanity, along comes a Good Samaritan from Atlantic City, New Jersey. To protect the identity of the Good Samaritan, we will only refer to him as Fred. Fred travelled this morning, Saturday, November 25, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. from Atlantic City...
Police: Body found at Mazza Recycling was Atlantic City man; investigation ongoing
TINTON FALLS - The body found earlier this month mixed in with recyclables at a recycling plant has been identified, authorities confirmed Monday. Carlos Murillo of Atlantic City has been identified as the victim found on November 8 at the Mazza Recycling plant on Shafto Road in Tinton Falls, according to Chris Swendeman, a spokesperson for the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office.
Truck Crash Closes Exit On Atlantic City Expressway
The crash occurred at about 9:30 a.m. in Atlantic City, according to the South Jersey Transportation Authority. The crash closed Exit 2 off the expressway and drivers were being asked to move over for emergency vehicles, 511nj.org reported. The crash involved a truck that was unloading a dumpster toppling power...
Atlantic City man held after second arrest since prison release in September
An Atlantic City man was ordered held in jail after his second drug arrest in the two months since he was released from prison in a gun case. Isa Salaam, 20, was arrested Nov. 16, after a motor vehicle stop in Atlantic City led to the discovery of crack cocaine and cash alleged to be… The post Atlantic City man held after second arrest since prison release in September appeared first on BreakingAC.
Crash causes power lines, broken electrical poles to fall across Rt. 40 in Atlantic City
Police closed Route 40 in both directions for several hours. The Atlantic City Expressway Exit 2 was also closed.
Biker gets ejected after hitting drunk driver on NJ highway, police say
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — A township woman is facing serious charges after she turned in front of an oncoming motorcycle on Black Horse Pike, causing the biker to be ejected onto the highway. The crash happened at 5:28 p.m. Saturday. The motorcyclist was taken to the Atlantic Care Medical...
32 Years Ago Today, Mark Himebaugh Disappeared in Middle Twp., NJ
Today marks 32 years since Mark Himebaugh disappeared. On November 25, 1991, 11-year-old Mark Himebaugh was walking towards a playground in Del Haven, Middle Township, and he hasn't been seen since. According to Middle Township Police, a park guard was the last person to see him at about 4:00 that...
Police: Atlantic County woman faces charges after crash leaves motorcyclist in serious condition
Police say Thomas Hasenauer, of Little Egg Harbor, was thrown from his motorcycle after hitting a Volvo that made a left turn in front of him.
Fire displaces Atlantic City family on Thanksgiving
A fire displaced a family of five on Thanksgiving. Firefighters were called to the one-story home in the 1400 block of Absecon Boulevard to find fire coming out of the windows, Fire Chief Scott Evans said. The family and two dogs were able to make it out safely. One member tried putting out the blaze… The post Fire displaces Atlantic City family on Thanksgiving appeared first on BreakingAC.
Motorcyclist Seriously Injured, Car Driver Charged With DWI in Egg Harbor Twp., NJ, Crash
A motorcyclist was seriously injured and a driver of a car was charged with DWI following an accident in Egg Harbor Township Saturday evening. The accident happened just before 5:30 on the Black Horse Pike at Silver Avenue, about one-half mile west of Uibel Avenue. According to an investigation by...
Armed Man Arrested at Convenience Store in Atlantic City, NJ
An Atlantic City man is facing a huge list of charges after being arrested at a convenience store with a loaded gun and drugs. The Atlantic City Police Department says their officers responded to the 600 block of New York Avenue just after 11:30 Friday morning. Inside of a store,...
Weekly Safety Report: Child Custody Dispute, Homicide Suspect Found Dead, and Gun Possession Sentence Impact Atlantic City, NJ
This week in Atlantic City, New Jersey, there were three notable incidents. Firstly, a father barricaded himself inside his home with his 6-year-old child during a child custody dispute, but the situation ended peacefully. Secondly, a man accused of killing his uncle in Brandywine was found dead in Atlantic City. Lastly, an Atlantic City man received a lengthy prison sentence for unlawfully possessing a gun.
Atlantic City Woman Admits Ripping Off Elderly Victims in Schemes
Imagine losing your long-time spouse and not knowing which way to turn. A kind woman reaches out to you to help. Only, she wasn't helping anyone but herself. Woman admits defrauding elderly South Jersey victims. The United States Attorney Philip R. Sellinger of New Jersey says an Atlantic City woman...
Weekly Safety Report: Drug Bust and Healthcare Fraud Case Impact Egg Harbor Township, NJ
The recent incidents in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey include a joint law enforcement operation that resulted in the arrest of 5 individuals and the recovery of 57 pounds of narcotics and 3 handguns, one of which was stolen from North Carolina. The recovered narcotics consisted of 43 pounds of illicit marijuana and cannabis products, as well as over 14 pounds of psilocybin (magic mushrooms). Additionally, a former Ventnor firefighter was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison for his involvement in a healthcare fraud case.
Did headbutt from petting zoo cow seriously injure South Jersey teen? What a suit claims
A South Jersey teen says a cow selfie gone awry had led to two years of pain. Now, the girl — who was 14 at the time — and her family want Cape May County and the county zoo to pay for medical expenses related to the November 2021 incident. According to a lawsuit...
Brandywine Murder Suspect Found Dead In New Jersey
BRANDYWINE, Md. – The victim in the fatal shooting that occurred Monday night inside of a Brandywine home is 62-year-old Lewis Parker, Sr. of Brandywine. Prince George’s County Police Homicide Unit detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Parker’s nephew, 29-year-old Elijah Drew of Somers Point, New Jersey.
Weekly Safety Report: Teens Charged in Wawa Gun Dispute, Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Galloway, NJ
Three teenagers have been charged in connection to a dispute involving a firearm at a local Wawa in Galloway, NJ. During a search warrant execution at a residence, heroin and two firearms, one of which was reported stolen, were seized. In another incident, an 18-year-old driver struck and fatally injured a pedestrian on West Moss Mill Road. The road was closed for investigation, and the accident remains under investigation.
Campbell named chief of Ocean City Police Dept.
OCEAN CITY — Bill Campbell was sworn in as the city’s new police chief Nov. 9, replacing Jay Prettyman, who retired after a 32 years with the Ocean City Police Department. The 55-year-old grew up in Lansdowne, Pa. He and his wife have a 22-year-old son and live in Egg Harbor Township.
Deadly Crash in Galloway Leaves One Dead
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, NJ – On Sunday, at approximately 6:35 PM, the Galloway Township Police Department responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian on West Moss…