CRIME & SAFETY
Sea Isle Man Had No Idea Who Bob Kelly Was When He Punched Him: Report
Patrick Iannone, however, said in court on Monday, Dec. 4 that he had no idea who Kelly was when he went to the Oar House Pub in Sea Isle City already drunk on July 30, the Inquirer said. Iannone pleaded guilty to third-degree assault and the prosecutor recommended probation, the...
Anonymous Tip, Video Leads to Animal Cruelty Charge For Atlantic City, NJ, Man
An Atlantic City man has been charged with animal cruelty after authorities received an anonymous tip that he allegedly hit a pit bull with a metal pipe. The Atlantic City Police Department says on November 30th, they received a message on tip411, the department’s anonymous messaging service, that stated 44-year-old Troy Hollis had struck his pit bull multiple times with a metal pipe. An undated video of the abuse was also provided.
Gang Member Gets Prison Time For Possessing Handgun In Atlantic City: Prosecutor
Altarik Hopkins was additionally sentenced on Monday, Dec. 4 for resisting arrest by flight and obstructing the administration of law, according to the Atlantic City Prosecutor's Office. He must serve 42 months of the sentence before he is eligible for parole, the prosecutor said. On May 5, 2021, Atlantic City...
Serious Injuries: Teen Hit By Car While Exiting School Bus in Hamilton Twp., NJ
A 15-year-old boy was seriously injured when he was hit by a car as he exited a school bus Monday evening in Hamilton Township. Authorities say the accident happened just before 5:45 PM on Somers Point-Mays Landing Road near Old River Road. According to an investigation by the Hamilton Township...
Missing Philly Teen May Be En Route To Atlantic City, Authorities Say
Kent Johnson, 17, was last seen around 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, the department said. He was leaving his home on the 2000 block of South Hutchinson Street and said he was going to the library, according to police. Officials said he may be with his girlfriend, whose name was...
Ventnor man allegedly eluded police in SUV stolen from A.C.
A Ventnor man was arrested a day after he allegedly fled police in a stolen Ford Bronco. Maxim Kelly, 23, was tracked down after police terminated a chase to avoid endangering the public, Lt. David Gaeckle said. Officer Jose Liriano first spotted the Bronco last Wednesday, and saw that it matched the description of one… The post Ventnor man allegedly eluded police in SUV stolen from A.C. appeared first on BreakingAC.
Absecon, NJ, Man Charged in October Pleasantville Homicide
An Absecon man has been charged in connection to the death of a Pleasantville resident back in October. On Friday, 41-year-old Jerome Holley was charged with first-degree murder, second-degree possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose, second-degree possession of a handgun without a permit to carry, and second-degree certain persons not to possess firearms.
Atlantic City, NJ Carjackings – Muggings at Warwick & Stockton Area
No section of Atlantic City, New Jersey appears to be safe from the escalation of violent crime that (in fairness) is rampant in the city, state of New Jersey and all over America. A gentleman owner of The Warwick Condominiums in Atlantic City reached out to me about recent carjackings...
Pair Possessed Multiple Weapons Including Machine Gun In South Jersey: Prosecutor
On Thursday, Nov. 30, Lenardo Caro, 31, of Atlantic City, pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a handgun without a permit, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office. His co-defendant, Robert Caro-Green, 33, also of Atlantic City, previously pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a handgun without a permit on...
Website gives another way to report crime in Atlantic City
A new website will allow people to report smaller crimes to Atlantic City police. The Citizen Services Program website gives crime victims a way to report things like minor theft or harassment to police without calling or going to the Public Safety Building. It was created through software vendor ProPhoenix Corporation, The person reporting must… The post Website gives another way to report crime in Atlantic City appeared first on BreakingAC.
EHT man who sparked hours-long standoff released from jail
An Egg Harbor Township man who barricaded himself inside his home after allegedly firing rounds while yelling at his neighbors was released from jail. Joseph Dill, 42, was taken into custody at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday, almost 12 hours after the incident began on Tremont Avenue near Bates Drive. Police were called to a home… The post EHT man who sparked hours-long standoff released from jail appeared first on BreakingAC.
Local Incident Highlights the Crucial Role of Community in Combating Urban Gun Violence
A recent shooting incident in Atlantic City has cast a spotlight on the broader issue of gun violence in urban areas and the importance of community involvement in addressing this challenge. On a busy Saturday afternoon, at approximately 4:40 PM, a 20-year-old man from Pleasantville, New Jersey, sustained non-life-threatening injuries in a shooting on the 300 block of New York Avenue. The Atlantic City Police Department, alerted by ShotSpotter technology, responded promptly and found evidence of the crime. The injured young man sought care at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center-City Division, while authorities have urged the public to assist in the ongoing investigation.
Possibly Armed Man Causes Neighborhood Lockdown in Egg Harbor Twp., NJ
Authorities in Egg Harbor Township have locked down a neighborhood as they continue to try to reach a man who they believe has mental health issues and may be armed. The situation unfolded around 4:00 early Thursday morning in the area of Tremont and Bates Avenues. Police were initially called...
Weekly Safety Report: Drug Arrests, Standoff, Rescues, and Crashes Impact Atlantic County, New Jersey
This week in Atlantic County, New Jersey, several incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a man being held in jail after his second drug arrest since his release from prison, a SWAT standoff with a barricaded man in Egg Harbor Township, a Good Samaritan rescuing a half-clad woman at a vacant store, a serious crash involving a motorcyclist, a councilman asking for help with children throwing bricks and cinder blocks, and a truck crash that closed an exit on the Atlantic City Expressway.
Egg Harbor Township, NJ Police: ‘The Felony Lane Gang’
The Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey Police Department knows who they are and they got some of them. Seven different times during 2023, the Egg Harbor Township Police Department has confronted issues at the Nature Reserve, located at 318 Zion Road, because cars had been broken into. Each time, similar...
Five released from jail in EHT ‘open mic’ where pounds of cannabis, guns were found
Five people were released from jail this week with pending charges from an Egg Harbor Township warehouse party that was allegedly a front for the sale of illegal cannabis and mushrooms. When police raided the warehouse on Fire Road they found 8.7 pounds of marijuana, 14 pounds of mushrooms, 30 pounds of edibles, five pounds… The post Five released from jail in EHT ‘open mic’ where pounds of cannabis, guns were found appeared first on BreakingAC.
The Most Dangerous City in New Jersey is Atlantic City
I knew that Atlantic City has some challenges these days, but I was surprised to see a new report by a site called, Roadsnacks.net, naming Atlantic City the most dangerous city in New Jersey. They scrutinized FBI crime statistics of over 300 cities in New Jersey. Atlantic City earned the...
Longport PD, Philadelphia Flyers team up for ice hockey event benefiting Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
The Longport Police Department recently announced its successful collaboration with the Philadelphia Flyers in organizing an exhilarating ice hockey event that was held at the Wells Fargo Center Nov. 30. The event featured an opening game between the Atlantic County Police and Fire Team and the Philadelphia Police Department, followed by the highly anticipated Flyers v. Devils game.