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Police & Fire

July 17, 2022

Little Egg Harbor Township, NJ - Founded in 1947, the West Tuckerton Volunteer Fire Company celebrated their 75th Anniversary of service on June 25 with parade, presentations, music and family style events. Food, drinks and performance from Lick of Sense rounded out the afternoon with Jeremy Renner ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford Police released the following report about a 15-year-old girl from Barnegat being hit by a car on Route 72 on Wednesday evening. The accident happened at 7:10 p.m. when the Stafford Township Police Department responded to the report of a pedestrian struck on Route 72 in the ...

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TRENTON - The New Jersey State Police is looking for officers. The NJSP Online Application opens July 5 through August 2.  It is not necessary to have a bachelor's degree to apply to become a NJ State Trooper. While you do need some college credits, there are several ways that you can meet ...

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LBI Region, NJ - The summer brings thousands of visitors and vacationers into the Long Beach Island Region taking part in activities on land and on the water. To help prepare for the increased crowds, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce once again partnered with the NJ Office of Homeland ...

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LBI Region, NJ – Summer is here, and the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness has kicked off its annual “Secure the Shore” campaign. Officials are cautioning the millions of residents and tourists flocking to area beaches and boardwalks to remain vigilant. “Secure the Shore” ...

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Tuckerton, NJ - The Tuckerton Volunteer Fire Company No 1 recieved notice of temporary suspension of fire service. According to a letter dated today, June 7, 2022, the Borough Administrator/Clerk Jenny Gleghorn notified Chief Dale Eggert and President Julio Cerrato to cease all fire operations ...

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LBI Region, NJ - Local  businesses and volunteer organizations are invited to attend the June 8 free event that brings local, county, state, and federal law enforcement agencies directly to our region to discuss threats, vulnerability and safety measures for welcoming crowds and protecting staff ...

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Little Egg Harbor, NJ - The  Ocean County Sheriff’s Office will be keeping an eye out for distracted and impaired drivers along Route 528 and Route 539 in order to provide a safer traveling environment for motorists and pedestrians  “Our sheriff’s officers along with police departments in 11 ...

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STAFFORD — A Beach Haven police sergeant left his handgun unsecured, leaving it accessible to a minor which led to last week's incident in a Manahawkin Park, the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office said Thursday. Andrew Wahlberg, 50, of the Manahawkin section of Stafford, is charged with ...

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LBI Region, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with event host Ship Bottom Fire Volunteer Fire Company, welcomes businesses and volunteer organizations to attend the June 8 free event that brings local, county, state, and federal law enforcement agencies directly to ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, ...

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LBI Region, NJ -  The latest recruit to serve in the Ocean County Sheriff's Office is Drago, at 14 month Shepard K9 from Hungary. “Drago is a donation from Remembering Brian Kanterman, Inc.,” said Ocean County Commissioner Gary Quinn, liaison to the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office. “I want to express ...

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LBI Region, NJ - In a release from the US Coast Guard 5th District Public Affairs North, The Coast Guard rescued two people Friday night after their 33-foot sailing-vessel, Free Bird, grounded and overturned near Little Egg Inlet. A person aboard Free Bird used a VHF-FM marine radio Friday at about ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Police Department published a press release on Tuesday, May 3 in regards to motor vehicle and bicycle decision on Monday, May 2.  The accident took place at 9:40 PM, the Stafford Township Police Department responded and life saving measures were initiated on the ...

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HARVEY CEDARS - The Harvey Cedars Police Department is seeking public input identifying the suspects pictured here. The suspects in this picture were involved in burglary and theft at the Neptune Market in Harvey Cedars, NJ on Long Beach Island. The suspects took money and various items from ...

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BEACH HAVEN - Sad news was received on Sunday afternoon about the death of the former Chief of Police in Beach Haven James "Butch" McCaffrey.  McCaffrey died after battling a recent illness. The Beach Haven Police Department posted the following: It is with sadness we announce the passing ...

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LBI Region, NJ -  Ocean County residents will now be able to register themselves or any family members living in their home who may have a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities due to a physical and/or intellectual disability.  The registry will ...

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LBI Region, NJ—New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has issued a state of emergency as of 5PM Friday for all of New Jersey, and The National Weather Service has upgraded the watches to a Winter Storm Warning through Saturday evening for most of New Jersey.  The NWS has also issued a Blizzard Warning for ...

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LBI Region, NJ – The active storm pattern that has been in place for the past week continues through the weekend, as a storm coming up from the Ohio Valley will couple with an oncoming Alberta Clipper overnight on Wednesday night/Thursday morning.  Expect rain to start late this evening, and in the ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY - The National Weather Service released a winter weather advisory for tomorrow morning between 5 and 9 a.m. in our area. Freezing rain is expected with an accumulation of a light glaze. This can be extremely dangerous and will impact inland areas, specifically in our area, ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY - The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for our area from 4 a.m. Monday to 4 p.m. Monday. Heavy snow is expected with accumulations of 3-5 inches in Ocean, Coastal Ocean and Southeastern Burlington counties.  Winds will be gusting up to 35 ...

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Little Egg Harbor Township, NJ - An announcement from Pinelands Regional School District concerning another nationwide social media trend. Due to the most recent trend  promoting violence in schools on December 17, 2021. Superintendent Dr Melissa McCooley clarified that the district is not aware ...

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STAFFORD — The bodies of the Stafford township couple missing for two weeks were found in a dense section of woods by the couple's Warren Grove home, according to a statement by Stafford Township Police today.  Lorraine Parker, 60, and Gary Parker's bodies were discovered by a Stafford Police ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Police Department and the many assisting agencies have completed their second day of searching the heavily wooded area in Warren Grove for Gary and Lorraine Parker. They have completed the search of this area, which has included an extensive grid search by foot, ...

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LIttle Egg Harbor Township , NJ - The Little Egg Harbor Township Police Department released a statement regarding activities from their Street Crimes Unit and Patrol Division.  On Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at approximately 1420 hours, the Little Egg Harbor Police Department’s Street Crimes ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - Intense weather coming our way.  The National Weather Service in Mt. Holly released the following information: In addition to coastal flooding, strong to locally damaging winds are forecast through this evening. The strongest winds are expected to stay confined ...

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TRENTON, NJ - A State of Emergency, has been declared for New Jersey in preparation for the Nor'easter storm that will hit the area tonight, into tomorrow. The Executive Order declares a State of Emergency, across all 21 counties in New Jersey, effective at 8 p.m. tonight, announced Governor ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – October traditionally brings in its share of festival celebrations throughout the state. However, few come with the bittersweet origins of Hoofy’s Fall Fest scheduled for October 23rd from 11am – 7pm at 11 Birdsall Street. Barnegat Patrolman Alex Hoffman was just 40 years old when ...

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SURF CITY, NJ - The two individuals that were found dead Sunday evening at a Surf City residence have been identified. The Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Surf City Police Chief John N. Casella, Jr., announced that the two deceased individuals have  been positively identified as ...

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BEACH HAVEN — The Beach Haven Volunteer Fire Company reported that the company responded to a late-night boat accident on Saturday. The BHVFC was alerted at 11:58 p.m. to respond to a boat accident.  A boat had struck a steel pole channel marker and 6 people were injured.   Beach Haven responded ...

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