Police & Fire

June 9, 2021

TOMS RIVER — The deceased female found June 4 in a wooded section of the Barnegat Branch Tral in Waretown has been identified as Megan Campana, whose last known address was in Seaside Heights. The Ocean County Prosecutors Office reported on Monday the woman's identity. The post-mortem ...

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WARETOWN - Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley Bihlmeier released a statement on Saturday about the death of an unidentified woman. The body was discovered  after the Ocean Township Police Department received a report of an unresponsive female located in a wooded area of the Barnegat Branch Trail ...

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LBI Region, NJ - The New Jersey Forest Fire Service announced this evening that it has achieved 100 percent containment of the 617 acre wildfire containment in portions of Bass River State Forest, and Little Egg Township.  Work crews will remain at the scene for clean up and to maintain public ...

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Little Egg Harbor, NJ - The New Jersey Forest Fire Service reported this afternoon that it continues work to contain a 617-acre wildfire in areas of Bass River State Forest in Burlington County and Little Egg Harbor Township in Ocean County. Firefighters have worked through the night to establish a ...

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Little Egg Harbor, NJ - The Ocean County Sheriff's Office and the Little Egg Harbor Township Police alerted residents and travelers to avoid Stage Road to Rt 9, Otis Bog Road and Poor Man's Parkway. These roadways are closed due to a brush fire.  At 637pm The Little Egg Harbor Police Department ...

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Little Egg Harbor, NJ - On Thursday, May 13,  Firefighters from across Southern Ocean County responded to a structure fire at an 8 unit apartment building in the Royal Timbers complex. According to the Little Egg Harbor Township Police Officers arrived approx 3pm to Wild Oaks Court where ...

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DATE: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 Statement on Verdict in the Trial of Derek Chauvin from the County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey Today, the jury delivered justice not only for the family and loved ones of George Floyd, but for the millions of Americans of color who for decades have ...

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STAFFORD — On Saturday, April 10th, 2021 at 6:48 PM, a motor vehicle collision occurred on Route 72 eastbound near the Route 9 ramp involving a solo motorcycle.   Preliminary investigation indicates a 2004 Suzuki motorcycle operated by Robert Perotti, 53 years old of Tuckerton, N.J. was ...

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OCEAN / MONMOUTH COUNTIES — Fast-spreading brush fires, fueled by extremely dry and windy conditions, have broken out along the Lakewood/Brick border in Ocean County, and Millstone in Monmouth County, according to multiple fire news outlets. The first fire was reported at about 1:40 p.m. off ...

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TOMS RIVER - The Ocean County Sheriff's Department released news at 9:33 p.m. Sunday, March 14 that the Garden State Parkway is now open in both directions between Exits 83 through 91.  That section of the Parkway has been closed since the report of a forest fire crossed the roadway at ...

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LIttle Egg Harbor, NJ - The Little Egg Harbor Township Police Department issued an advisory for residents and travelers in the area of Nugentown and Bridge Roads within the township. Controlled burning is being administered today in that location, and will cause smokey conditions.  

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TOMS RIVER, NJ -  Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that Detectives from the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office Narcotics Strike Force collaborated with the Little Egg Harbor Township Police Department Street Crimes Unit, Stafford Township Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The latest in the series of storms on what has previously been dubbed a conveyor belt will be making its appearance on Saturday evening.  The latest models have all come into agreement that the coastal low will form in the Mid-Atlantic region and track up the New Jersey coast ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for tonight until Noon on Thursday.  Temperatures will stay below or near freezing, and the cold air will meet up with a system moving from west to east. Light snow will start in mid-evening and is expected to ...

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TUCKERTON, NJ -  The Borough of Tuckerton reminds anyone with parked vehicles to remove them from the street so the Borough can effectively plow the roads. Vehicles that are not removed from street will be ticketed. With today's snow,  the Ocean County Sheriff's office advises residents to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Confidence remains high that a significant coastal storm will leave all of New Jersey with measurable, and in most areas plowable snow by the end of Sunday.  The Saturday models have brought some previously mentioned variables into play, and with that, some adjustments to the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Gas up your snowblowers again!  For all those that simply hate the winter, apologies from mother nature are in order. For those who love the snow, this is a week you have dreamed about for a decade.  For the second time in a week, a significant to major snowstorm seems poised ...

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Ocean County, NJ - Ocean County Prosecutor Brillhimer has announced the creation of the Michael Camillus Project.  The Project, named for St. Michael, the patron saint of police and St. Camillus, patron saint of the sick, aims to teach members of the law enforcement community about substance abuse ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - "He loved his girlfriend, his dogs, and the New Jersey Devils," said Senate Majority leader Charles E. Schumer today of Capitol Police Officer and New Jersey native Brian David Sicknick.  Members of the United States Congress gathered in the Capitol Rotunda this morning to honor ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ - Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on January 30, 2021, at approximately 9:45 p.m., officers from the Little Egg Harbor Township Police Department responded to the area of Radio Road and Baltusrol Court for a report of a two-vehicle crash with serious ...

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TUCKERTON, NJ- On Sunday morning, the Borough of Tuckerton has issued a Winter Storm Advisory for our area. The prolonged Winter Storm Orlena is approaching our area has been labeled a Nor'Easter. It brings with it the possibility of snow, high winds and coastal flooding. The Borough of ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR, NJ - This Saturday Evening, the Little Egg Harbor Township Office of Emergency Management issued an advisory by Little Egg Harbor Police Department. The OEM is closing monitoring the coastal storm that may be approaching the region by Sunday into early next week.  The Storm ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR, NJ  - The Little Egg Harbor Police Department released a Nixle alert this morning advising on a controlled burn scheduled for today near Giffordtown & Nugentown Road in Little Egg Harbor. "Please be advised there will be controlled burning in the area of Giffordtown & ...

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SURF CITY, NJ — The very popular Scojo's Restaurant in Surf City faced a fire overnight Wednesday, January 20. Despite it being a tough year for restaurant businesses due to COVID-19, Scojo's adapted and made sure they operated safely for their customers and employees. This fire is another huge ...

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NEW JERSEY --  The nation celebrates Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, while New Jersey mourns the death of a native resident who left the state to join the Capitol Police. Gov. Phil Murphy has ordered that all U.S. and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff on Monday, Jan 11, 2021, in honor of ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR, NJ - A horrific crash on the Garden State Parkway on Sunday afternoon resulted in a New York woman being hospitalized. Around 3:22pm, the Jeep, driven by Erica Groover age 27, from Freeport, New York, crashed into a tree on the northbound side of the Parkway near mile marker ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ - Donald Rutter, 51, of Tuckerton, has been charged with Attempted Murder and Possession of a Weapon, announced Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer, with regard to an incident that took place Monday night. The Little Egg Harbor police responded to a 911 call to Jarvis ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR, NJ -  An afternoon traffic stop on Tuesday, December 8 resulted in the seizure of quantities of suspect heroin and other controlled substances by the Little Egg Harbor Police Department. The police pulled over a Dodge SUV on Leitz Boulevard based on probable cause that was ...

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Tuckerton, NJ - The Borough of Tuckerton is advising residents to prepare now for Wednesday's winter storm.  The Borough officials are expecting to have high winds, rain/snow mix as well as cold temperatures on December 16. Area residents should prep including notifying those in Tuckerton Beach to ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR - The Mystic Island Volunteer Fire Company will once again be escorting Santa Claus through the Mystic Island neighborhood this year starting on Thursday, December 17 at 630pm. The Fire Company asks that everyone keep a safe distance as they make their way through the streets with ...

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