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Early Saturday Morning Accident Fatal After 'Erratic Driver' Reaches 100 MPH on Long Beach Boulevard

June 22, 2019

SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - Saturday June 22 at approximately 6 a.m. Ship Bottom police were notified of an "erratic driver" going South on Long Beach Boulevard at over 100 mph. 

The driver was a 60 year old man from Conshohocken, PA who was driving a four door Toyota.

The driver had passed police in excess of 100mph on Long Beach Blvd. 

"That officer ...

Long Beach Boulevard in Ship Bottom Reopened After Major Early Morning Accident

SHIP BOTTOM   The Ship Bottom Police Department has announced that Long Beach Boulevard in Ship Bottom is reopened after it being closed for over five hours due to early morning accident.

Area residents are reporting that a driver was clocked by police driving over 100 m.p.h. and entered Ship Bottom where the crash occurred.  There appears to be one fatality, the driver of the ...

Long Beach Boulevard in Ship Bottom Still Closed Due to Major Early Morning Accident

SHIP BOTTOM - 10:53 a.m.  The Ship Bottom Police Department has been reminding area residents and visitors that Long Beach Boulevard in Ship Bottom is closed from Ninth Street to Twelfth Street.

There was an earlier morning accident and an investigation is ongoing.  All are encouraged to avoid driving through Ship Bottom if possible.  Traffic is moving extremely slowly. 

On the Run Sex Offender Arrested in Barnegat by State Police

BARNEGAT -  The New Jersey State Police announced on Friday morning that they have arrested Marvin Sanders, 37, of Shrewsbury Township, for failure to register as a sex offender under Megan’s Law.

The State Police sought the help of the public by posting a phonto of Sanders on Tuesday through a number of social media sites. The help of the public was crucial in capturing the ...

Ship Bottom Police: Man Charged with Two Counts of Lewdness

SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - “On June 17, 2019 Ship Bottom Police responded to the Wawa convenience store located at 902 Central Avenue in reference to a male committing a lewd act inside his vehicle,” according to police.

Upon their arrival to the scene they were told that the vehicle had already left the area.

Ship Bottom Police were able to get a detailed ...

Barnegat Police Department Participates in Fitness Challenge Against 16 Other Departments

MANCHESTER - Barnegat Township sent two teams to participate recently in the First Responders Fitness Challenge held at Harry Wright Lake in Whiting.

The team competition, organized and hosted by the Manchester Police Department, involves 13 grueling exercise stations spread over a nearly file mile course and culminates in a 200 yard swim.

The challenge is extremely demanding and can ...

Two Area Sandy Contractors Charged With Fraud

TOMS RIVER - Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, Jonathan Price, 41, of Manahawkin, and Scott Cowan, 57, of Demarest, were both arrested and charged with Second Degree Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property (Funds) Received in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:20-9. Price and Cowan were the owners of the now-defunct Price Home Group, ...

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