Local News

June 20, 2017

REPORT: WILDWOOD POLICE INVESTIGATING PUNCH BY OFFICER

The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office is reportedly investigating an incident that resulted in a Wildwood police officer punching a man in the face. WPVI-TV reports that it happened Sunday evening near New Jersey and Roberts avenues in the city. The name of the officer and the victim are not being released at this time. [...]
June 20, 2017

LOWER TOWNSHIP POLICE ANNOUNCE RECOVERY OF MISSING CHILD

Lower Township Police announced the safe location and recovery of a seven year old child who wandered away from his parents in Diamond Beach. Police say the boy was spotted on Cresse Avenue in Wildwood Crest and returned to his parents on Monday. Police are advising parents to take preventative steps to help ensure the [...]
June 19, 2017

TWO CAR CRASH MONDAY AFTERNOON CLOSED PART OF ROUTE 347

A two-car traffic accident closed a portion of Route 347 in Dennis Township late Monday afternoon. State Police say the accident was a head on collision and victims were taken to area hospitals. The highway was closed for two hours before it reopened...
June 19, 2017

TEENAGER, PLEASANTVILLE POLICE ENGAGED IN STANDOFF MONDAY

A three hour standoff between a 14 year old male and police in Pleasantville ended peacefully Monday morning. The teen barricaded himself inside his family’s home on Somerset Avenue and refused to surrender. The teen was taken into custody and interviewed by police. ##