Stafford Man One of 11 Arrested in DEA Heroin Sweep at the Jersey Shore

August 17, 2017

MANCHESTER, NJ - A Stafford Township man was one of eleven men arrested by the Drug Enforcement Agency on Tuesday in a large heroin distribution sweep.  Frank DeSanto of Stafford was one of the 11 taken into custody.  According to the authorities DeSanto faces up to 20 years in prison for his role in the ring.  His alleged role was that of delivering and selling to street ...

Top Local Major League Prospect's Dad Among Those Charged in Area Drug Possession, Distribution and Firearms Case

BARNEGAT, NJ - A Barnegat man who is the father of a top Red Sox draft pick is among three Ocean County men charged with distributing cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and firearms, authorities said.

Jason Groome, 43, 3 Captain Street, Barnegat, was taken into custody around 4:30 p.m. Monday near the Gunning River Mall located on West Bay Avenue in Barnegat. Officials seized about two ...

Long Beach Township Police Investigation Regarding Stolen Bicycles Leads to Arrest of Randy Brown

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP - Within the past few weeks the Long Beach Township Police Department has been conducting an investigation regarding stolen bicycles for sale on social media.

The investigation revealed that Randy Brown, age 54 of Long Beach Township, was in possession of two stolen bicycles.

Brown was also attempting to sell one of the stolen bicycles on social ...

17 Year Old Driver Leaves Road and Strikes Utility Pole in Early Morning Accident on Route 72

STAFFORD - At 1:11 a.m. on Friday morning Stafford Township Police responded to a motor vehicle crash on Route 72 at mile post 22.6.

The police report that a 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by a 17 year old male Stafford Township resident was traveling west on Rt. 72. The driver left the lane of travel and struck a utility pole.

The young man suffered lacerations to the head and face.

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