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Monday, September 29, 2014

Senate Passes Supporting Measure Requiring South Jersey Representation on Turnpike Authority

Bipartisan legislation by sponsored by the 9th District Legislative delegation that would require under State law that at least one member of the New Jersey Turnpike Authority be from South Jersey achieved passage by the State Senate.
The measure, S-241, sponsored Senator Christopher J. Connors, would require at least one member of the Turnpike Authority to be a resident of Ocean, Atlantic County, or Cape May County. Assemblyman Brian E. Rumpf and Assemblywoman DiAnne C. Gove are prime sponsors of the identical companion measure, A-2787, which is awaiting action by the Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

10th Annual Towne Center Halloween Event is Coming; October 25th


“Galloway’s Towne Center Halloween Event”

The Galloway Towne Center Merchants will be holding their 10th Annual 
Towne Center Halloween Event
Saturday, October 25th from 1-3pm
for ages 0-12

The following free activities will be taking place throughout the Towne Center:
Trick or Treating
Coloring Contest 2-3pm
Costume Contest 3pm

Start in front of the Municipal Building by picking up your trick or treat bag!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Absegami High School Evacuated Due to Credible Threat Inside School

On September 25, 2014 at 1:00 p.m., the Galloway Township Police responded to Absegami High School for a reported “credible threat” inside the school.

The threat was reported to Police by the district superintendent as the threat was against student’s safety.  

Students were evacuated via early dismissal at approximately 1:15 p.m., and faculty was evacuated from the building. K-9 Officers from Stockton College Police, Cape May County Sheriff’s Department and the New Jersey State Police assisted the Township with a check of the High School for any existing threats. 

Absecon Police Department Seeks Help in Identifying Habitual Shoplifter

The Absecon Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying a habitual shoplifter. On several occasions the pictured subject stole large quantities of merchandise from the Absecon CVS. 
He is believed to frequent the Ventnor City area. Anyone that can identify the suspect is asked to call the Absecon Police Department at 609-641-0667 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-658-TIPS (8477).

Atlantic County Crime Stoppers is a non-profit organization, which offers cash rewards for tips leading to the arrest and indictments of persons involved in a crime.


Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Egg Harbor City Police Blotter - September 9 - 22, 2014

 
Egg Harbor City Police have released their Police Blotter for the week of September 9, 2014 to September 22, 2014.  Arrests consist of contempt of court, drugs, and weapon charges.

Stacy L. Caruso, 30, of Mays Landing was arrested by Sgt. Dylan Hutton for driving under the influence on September 9.

Mya Louise Parker, 46, of Egg Harbor City was arrested by Ptl. Jen Hurley for shoplifting on September 12.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Teen Passenger Seriously Injured After SUV Veers off Road and Hits Tree

On September 22, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. Galloway Township Police responded to a serious motor vehicle accident with injuries. 

A Ford Explorer was traveling west on the White Horse Pike and veered over the eastbound lanes. After veering over the eastbound lanes, the vehicle went off the roadway and impacted a large tree. 

The 14-year-old juvenile passenger sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to Cooper Trauma Center in Camden, NJ. 

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Egg Harbor City Man Sentenced to 8-Years in Prison for Gun and Narcotic Crimes

MAYS LANDING – A 19 year-old Egg Harbor City man was sentenced today to 8 years in prison for a guns and narcotics crimes committed in Egg Harbor City over a 10-month period during 2013 and 2014, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
Ernest Collier, now 19, of the 1000 block of Buffalo Ave., Egg Harbor City, was sentenced this morning by Atlantic County Superior Court Judge Mark H. Sandson to serve 8 years in New Jersey State prison for crimes involving guns and drug distribution, and eluding police, committed on four separate occasions between July 2013 and May 2014. Collier was 18 years-old at the time of the crimes.
 
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