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REPORT: CAPE MAY COUNTY #2 IN STATE FOR OPIOID USE

A report today on NJ.com suggests that Cape May County is second in the State in terms of opioid use by its citizens, behind only Camden County. The report says that in 2015, Cape May County had a 1220 morphine milligram equivalent which measures opioid dosages. Cumberland and Atlantic counties also ranked in the top [...]

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CHRISTIE CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION OF TRAIN DERAILMENT

Governor Christie is calling for a full investigation into the cause of a trail derailment at Penn Station. Christie says the safety of New Jersey residents requires an investigation into the slow speed derailment that caused delays this morning, but ...

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REPORT: NEAR DROWNING AT CAMPGROUND IN DENNIS TOWNSHIP

A young girl was taken to a hospital following an incident at a Dennis Township campground on Thursday. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the girl was the victim of a water rescue at the Lake and Shore RV Resort and Campground in Ocean View. CPR was provided to the little girl as she [...]

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REWARDS OFFERED FOR CAPTURE OF VANDALS IN VINELAND

Vineland Police are looking for vandals who damaged two public parks in the city during the July 4th holiday. Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to those responsible for the vandalism which includes skid marks on bas...

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PUBLIC WELFARE FRAUD STING CONTINUES IN LAKEWOOD

Six more couples from Lakewood have been charged with welfare fraud. State officials say the couples received a combined $400,000 in welfare benefits despite not being eligible to collect. So far, more than $2 million in fraud has been discovered in ...

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MIDDLE TOWNSHIP MAN CHARGED WITH HIT AND RUN, STALKING IN LOWER TWP.

Lower Township Police have charged a 35 year old Middle Township man with hit and run, stalking, and other offenses following a motor vehicle accident in the Villas Wednesday evening. Shawn I. Petitt sent threatening text messages to an ex girlfriend and then struck her vehicle with his own. Three adults and two juveniles were [...]

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DEPUTY COURT ADMINISTRATOR IN LOWER TWP. CHARGED WITH THEFT

The Deputy Court Administrator in Lower Township is accused of stealing over $3,000 in cash receipts taken by the courts. The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office has charged 31 year old Mariya Starrett with official misconduct and another offense relating to the alleged crime. Starrett is accused of taking the funds that were paid to [...]

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