Video: Keep Kids Safe on Snap Chat

August 20, 2017

STAFFORD — Parents and kids all over are using the app “Snap Chat,” but are you sure it’s safe? Did you know that there are features in the app that allow someone to follow you or your kids? It’s called “Snap Map” and it allows users friends to see their exact location. 

Snap Chat can be fun when used with caution, according to experts, but ...

Breaking News: Active Structure Fire in North Beach, Long Beach Boulevard Traffic Extremely Slow

NORTH BEACH - The Surf City Police Department has reported that a structure fire is going in North Beach.  Traffic on Long Beach Boulevard is extremely slow.  Traffic is currently moving with one lane open in each direction.  Please drive with caution. 

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

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 ...

Latest Update on Recent Ship Bottom Car Burglaries

SHIP BOTTOM - TAPinto Stafford-LBI released the report on Tuesday morning from Ship Bottom Police about early morning car burglaries in the Borough.  The police are asking residents or visitors who were burglarized to inform them because the investigation is ongoing.  You can contact the police at (609) 494-1518 to inquire or if you have a tip.

The Ship Bottom Police arrested 19 year ...

Three Men Arrested in Ship Bottom for Burglarizing Cars Early Tuesday Morning

SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - Three 19 year old men were arrested early Tuesday morning for vandalizing unlocked automobiles in Ship Bottom.  The men committed numerous car burglaries and thefts in the borough. 

The men were caught in the area of 19th Street and Barnegat Avenue.  The police have recovered a number of items.  If any residents were vandalized overnight they are ...

Long Beach Township's Brendan Kerlin Promoted to Sergeant

BRANT BEACH -  The Long Beach Township Board of Commissioners recently announced that Officer Brendan Kerlin was promoted to Sergeant.  Brendan began his career as a summer officer in the Township from 2002-2005.  Brendan began his fulltime employment as a Long Beach Township Officer in 2005.


SUV Strikes The Side Of Calloway's Restaurant In Eagleswood: Two Die, Two Injured

STAFFORDVILLE, N.J.- Two people are dead and another is seriously injured after a crash in Eagleswood Township around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.  The accident took place on Route 9 in the Staffordville section of Eagleswood. Police report that the the driver lost control, hit utility poles, and then crashed into the side of Calloways's restaurant.

A spokesman for the Ocean County ...

Man Driving Stolen Motorcycle Arrested After Crashing into Stafford Police Car

STAFFORD - On Tuesday, August 8, 2017 around 1 a.m. Thomas Walton from Eastampton NJ ignored the emergency lights of Stafford Police on his 2006 Honda CBR motorcycle.  The man continued to flee the emergency lights of Stafford Officer Chris Smith and accelerated his speed westbound on Route 72 for about three miles.

Due to safety concerns, Smith turned off his emergency lights ...

National Night Out in Stafford and Long Beach Township Headline Tuesday's Entertainment Options

STAFFORD - Tonight is the National Night Out celebration that takes place all around the country.  Stafford Township Police is conducting their celebration at the Manahawkin Lake Park.  The Long Beach Township Police Department is sponsoring their event at Bayview Park at 68th Street in Brant Beach.   See both brochures below for more information.  

The entertainment ...

Ocean County Prescription Take Back Day Scheduled for August 1 at Southern Service Center in Manahawkin

STAFFORD - The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office encourages all Ocean County residents to take advantage by participating in the County's second “Ocean County Prescription Take-Back Day.” 

The program will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., on August 1 at the Ocean County Southern Service Center located at 179 South Main Street in Manahawkin.

The Ocean County ...

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