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Law & Justice

June 23, 2022

STAFFORD - Stafford Township Police announced on Thursday, June 23 that the Department’s Drug Enforcement Unit {DEU} was contacted by the United States Postal Service Inspectors about three packages that were seized by the U.S. Customs Border Patrol and Protection Division in June. The packages ...

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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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LBI REGIION - 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 our ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – An Ocean County, New Jersey, man today admitted unlawfully possessing a privately manufactured short barrel rifle, a silencer, and five imitation badges of various federal agencies, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Jeffrey Backlund, 57, of Waretown, New Jersey, ...

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TOMS RIVER - The Ocean County Board of Commissioners released a statement at its April 20 Board of Commissioners meeting about a very hot topic in New Jersey. Recreational marijuana is now legal across New Jersey. Legal recreational marijuana sales for adults 21 years of age and older went into ...

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BARNEGAT - Christopher Gregor, the father of a six-year-old Barnegat boy was charged with the murder of his son on Wednesday, March 9. Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Barnegat Township Police Chief Keith A. Germain announced that Christopher Gregor, 29, of Monroe Township, was ...

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TOMS RIVER - Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on December 22, 2021, Sherry Lee Heffernan, 55, of Landenberg, Pennsylvania, was indicted by a Grand Jury sitting in Ocean County on two counts of Murder in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:11-3, in connection with the deaths of John ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- The New Jersey State Parole Board ranks have grown to protect communities and help assist parolees re-assimilate back into society with the recent swearing in of 15 parole officer recruits who took their oath of office after graduating from the New Jersey National Guard Training ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Police Department has a number of veterans who serve in their department. They have served our nation and our community faithfully.  Members of the department were involved in two local events on Veterans Day. They participated in the ceremony at the Manahawkin Elks on ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The New Jersey Judiciary has expunged more than 362,000 marijuana and hashish cases from court records since the Marijuana Decriminalization Law became effective July 1. Eligible cases are expunged automatically by the Judiciary. Once a case is expunged, it is removed from the ...

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TOMS RIVER - The Stafford, Ocean (Waretown) and Barnegat Police departments were part of the large cooperative investigation that resulted in the arrests of many individuals in three-drug networks. Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer has announced the culmination of a four-month-long ...

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TOMS RIVER - Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on October 28, 2021, Jesse Violante, 34, of Tuckerton, Mary Anne Dileo, 67, of Manahawkin, and Gary Mclain, 34, of Little Egg Harbor, were indicted by a Grand Jury sitting in Ocean County on a charge of Theft by Unlawful ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Flooded by calls from Scotch Plains self-storage customers from Westfield and other towns in his district who have been denied access to their personal belongings following Hurricane Ida, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick is planning to introduce legislation to protect their ...

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SURF CITY — Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Surf City Police Chief John N. Casella, Jr., announced that on October 20, 2021, Sherry Lee Heffernan, 55, of Landenberg, Pennsylvania, was charged with possession of a handgun and an additional weapon in the murder counts she is charged ...

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RARITAN BAY, NJ – Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October 2021 #BeCyberSmart) raises awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across America, ensuring that everyone has the resources needed to be safer and more secure online. In promoting Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Prove, the modern ...

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SURF CITY — The daughter accused of murdering her father and his girlfriend at a Surf City home was recently excluded from his will, according to an affidavit of probable cause obtained by TAPinto Stafford-LBI.   A neighbor who was friends with the couple told police that Sherry Lee Heffernan ...

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SURF CITY — A Pennsylvania woman has been charged with double murder in Surf City. The woman charged is the daughter of the male victim, John Enders.  Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Surf City Police Chief John N. Casella, Jr., announced that Sherry Lee Heffernan, 55, of ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ —  Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief John Zebrowski of the Sayreville Police Department announce a Barnegat man has been arrested after being indicted by a Middlesex County Grand Jury for the 1999 murder of Nancy Noga, 17, of Sayreville. On January 7, 1999, Ms.

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR — Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Captain James Hawkins of the Little Egg Harbor Police Department announced that on August 26, 2021, David Belk, 45, and Stephanie O’Neill, 44, both of Little Egg Harbor. Each were charged with Strict Liability Drug Induced Death ...

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TUCKERTON - Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced Thursday that, Donald Rutter, 52, of Tuckerton, was indicted by a Grand Jury sitting in Ocean County on charges of  Attempted Murder , Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose  and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, in ...

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TOMS RIVER — The Ocean County Prosecutors Office released this important bit of information for online safety. It provides guidelines for parents and children. Read the following:

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BARNEGAT, NJ - On Friday, August 6, 2021, the Barnegat Police Department detectives charged four individuals with theft and conspiracy to commit theft in connection with the theft of motor vehicles from Barnegat developments earlier this week, police said. A 16-year-old from Baltic Avenue in ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ — Ongoing investigations into the distribution of narcotics in Ocean County has led to another Barnegat arrest. The investigation identified a residence in Barnegat as being utilized by Jason Maxson, 50, and Laurie Maxson, 51, to illegally store and distribute pain medication ...

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SHIP BOTTOM — There has been reports this spring and summer of a number of vehicle robberies from Long Beach Island. The Ship Bottom Police Department reported a vehicle stolen early Monday, July 19 in Long Beach Township. The stolen vehicle was traveling on Route 72 west, hit a road sign and ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The original goals of the Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk on Saturday, July 17, in honor of Daniel Anderl were 500 participants and $100,000 for scholarships at St. Joseph High School. However, organizers announced that the event had more than double the number of participants, ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ — Vandalism across Long Beach Island this summer has seemed to be occurring often. Almost every week you can find posts on social media from locals on damages occurring in the late-night hours. This morning, Shore Good Donuts and the Sandbox Café in Ship Bottom arrived at ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ — After the sudden passing of Collin School first-grader, Corey Micciolo, 6, in April his family searched for answers. Corey’s parents, Breanna Micciolo of Englishtown and Christopher Gregor of Barnegat, shared custody of the young child. Following Corey's death, the Micciolo ...

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