Local News

July 6, 2017

PUBLIC WELFARE FRAUD STING CONTINUES IN LAKEWOOD

Six more couples from Lakewood have been charged with welfare fraud. State officials say the couples received a combined $400,000 in welfare benefits despite not being eligible to collect. So far, more than $2 million in fraud has been discovered in ...
July 6, 2017

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP MAN CHARGED WITH HIT AND RUN, STALKING IN LOWER TWP.

Lower Township Police have charged a 35 year old Middle Township man with hit and run, stalking, and other offenses following a motor vehicle accident in the Villas Wednesday evening. Shawn I. Petitt sent threatening text messages to an ex girlfriend and then struck her vehicle with his own. Three adults and two juveniles were [...]
July 6, 2017

CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN: WILDWOOD DOWNTOWN MARKETPLACE

Rain has arrived at the beaches today, and it has resulted in an event cancellation. The Downtown Wildwood Marketplace is cancelled for today; the event will be held next on July 20th from 4:00-9:00pm. ##
July 6, 2017

DEPUTY COURT ADMINISTRATOR IN LOWER TWP. CHARGED WITH THEFT

The Deputy Court Administrator in Lower Township is accused of stealing over $3,000 in cash receipts taken by the courts. The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office has charged 31 year old Mariya Starrett with official misconduct and another offense relating to the alleged crime. Starrett is accused of taking the funds that were paid to [...]