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Fentanyl Wreaking Havoc In Atlantic County, Nationwide

In Atlantic County and nationwide drug overdose deaths connected to Fentanyl continues to rise, according to the latest data available to law enforcement, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. In 2020, Atlantic County saw 105 fentanyl related deaths out of 144 reported overdose deaths. In 2021, Atlantic County saw 142 drug overdose deaths and … Continue Reading Fentanyl Wreaking Havoc In Atlantic County, Nationwide

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Hammonton Man Arrested In Shots Fired Incident

Seven counts of aggravated assault face a Hammonton man in connection with a shots fired incident at a residence last month. Breakingac.com reports 43 year old Steven Berenato is accused of driving down the 200 block of Peach Street at about 9:10 p.m. April 30, and firing a a residence following an altercation between Berenato … Continue Reading Hammonton Man Arrested In Shots Fired Incident

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7th Rabies Case Confirmed in Pleasantville Cat

A stray cat from the 700 block of Wesley Avenue in Pleasantville has tested positive for rabies, becoming the seventh confirmed case of the viral disease in Atlantic County this year and the first case involving a cat. The cat was found with a wound of unknown origin and cared for by the Pleasantville residents. … Continue Reading 7th Rabies Case Confirmed in Pleasantville Cat

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Thornton Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

The New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) presented Cape May County Commissioner Director Gerald M. Thornton with the Board of Directors Lifetime Achievement Award during their annual conference on Thursday. Thornton recently announced he would not seek re-election and would retire from being Commissioner at the end of the year. Thornton is the longest serving … Continue Reading Thornton Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

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Bridge Repair Work Today

The 96th Street Bridge along Stone Harbor Boulevard leading into the Borough of Stone Harbor is currently unable to open for vessels due to worn mechanical components that require replacement. The work is happening througout today ending around 3pm. The contractor will maintain east bound and west bound traffic using flaggers and alternating traffic patterns.

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Absecon Traffic Advisory For Tuesday

On Tuesday, May 10, a detour will be in effect on Mill Road in Absecon, between California Avenue and Westcoat Road, 7 AM – 5 PM, weather permitting, for county paving. Motorists should follow the posted detour and plan travel time accordingly or seek an alternate route. Businesses on Pleasant Avenue and residents of Holly … Continue Reading Absecon Traffic Advisory For Tuesday

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Egg Harbor City Man Facing Narcotics Charges

An Egg Harbor City man has been arrested and charged with numerous narcotics offenses, following a Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit investigation that began in December 2021. On May 4, 2022, members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant upon a 2020 Acura TLX at 805 Boardwalk, … Continue Reading Egg Harbor City Man Facing Narcotics Charges

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Pleasantville Police Probe Cemetary Marker Thefts

Pleasantville police want the public’s help tracking down whomever is responsible for stealing markers from veterans’ graves. Breakingac.com reports the thefts happened at the Atlantic City Cemetary on Black Horse Pike, where several bronze markers were taken; an exact number is unclear. Anyone with information should reach out to police at 609-641-6100.

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Central Municipal Courtrooms Named After Judges

The court rooms in the new Central Municipal Court of Atlantic County will be named in honor of three groundbreaking pioneers during a May 4 ceremonial dedication of the state’s first regional court system. Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson said, “I could not think of three more appropriate individuals than the late Herbert S. Jacobs, … Continue Reading Central Municipal Courtrooms Named After Judges

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AC Police Arrest Man Accused Of Threatening Woman With Handgun

On April 30, 2022 a domestic violence related incident led to the arrest of a Newark NJ man in Atlantic City and the recovery of a handgun. At 12:19 PM, patrol officers responded to the beach block of Park Place for a report of a domestic dispute that was taking place inside a vehicle. The … Continue Reading AC Police Arrest Man Accused Of Threatening Woman With Handgun