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DIRECTOR OF LOCAL HOUSING AUTHORITY FACES ONE YEAR IN PRISON

The executive director of the Ocean City Housing Authority could face one year in prison for using authority funds to purchase gift cards for her family.  54 year old Alesia Watson of Galloway Township allegedly bought 69 MasterCard gift cards for personal use.  She pleaded guilty to a count of embezzlement. ##

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LOCAL LANDSCAPER ALLEGEDLY PROVIDES DRUGS TO UNDERAGE TEEN

Lower Township Police have charged a 23 year old landscaper with allegedly providing a 14 year old child access to an illegal drug.  Police say James Hall of Cloverdale Avenue in the Villas was spotted committing the crime by Special Police Officer Michael Harkin.  Hall was charged with child endangerment and with the distribution of [...]

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HAMMONTON MAN SHOT AND KILLED IN ATLANTIC CITY

A 31 year old man from Hammonton was shot and killed in Atlantic City Friday night.  Atlantic County authorities say David Blackwell Jr. was shot on North Virginia Avenue.  He was pronounced dead less than two hours later; no suspects are in custody. ##

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