COURT HOUSE - A Cape May County grand jury handed up 18 indictments on Nov. 22.
In an interview with the Herald Nov. 15, Kimberly Jardo, of Court House, said it was her 36-year-old daughter who hung the dolls. Jardo said her daughter suffers from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey Sutherland, who had just attended a roundtable discussion on disorderly gatherings, said there was no way shore towns and offshore communities could have prepared for the H2oi rally and the events of Sept. 24.
After a tough election loss to Jeff Van Drew Nov. 8, Tim Alexander, the Democratic candidate for Congress from New Jersey’s Second District, suffered another blow.
Sutherland and Leusner stated this is an ongoing investigation and they are asking the public for assistance identifying the sedan in the pictures along with the female driver.
Police in Middle Township confirmed to the Herald that an investigation related to the Nov. 8 incident is ongoing but said no charges have been filed or arrests made as of midday Nov. 9.
County Commissioner Leonard Desiderio said the state needs to pass legislation to help towns and regions deal with disorderly gatherings, whether it be on the beaches and boardwalks or on the streets.
Video obtained exclusively by the Cape May County Herald shows a high school student attacking a 76-year-old North Cape May resident. The young female was not arrested but the victim, John Wells, wants to press charges in the case.
COURT HOUSE – Despite entering pre-trial intervention (PTI) in an arrangement with the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office, several clients have alleged that former Ocean City therapist Ashley Crooks continues to practice as a ‘soul coach’ and has mismanaged payments since entering the arran…
A suspended detective with the county prosecutor’s office appeared in criminal court Oct. 28, but was simply given a new date by the judge so that out-of-court negotiations with prosecutors could continue.
It will not be the experienced defense lawyer Bill Hughes Jr. representing Wildwood Mayor Pete Byron in his health benefits case, but instead a public defender.
A state law enforcement officer was reportedly arrested Irish weekend, after being kicked out of a local bar and then repeatedly trying to re-enter the business.
The Wildwood Board of Commissioners has introduced its first ordinance aimed at putting the brakes on bad behavior by participants in unsanctioned car rallies.
The City of Wildwood will be introducing a series of ordinances aimed at preventing future unsanctioned car gatherings such as the recent invasion by H2oi which severely compromised public safety and caused the serious injury of one individual and the death of two other people.
COURT HOUSE - Citing the need for a county-wide approach to address residents’ and visitors’ concerns, Middle Township Mayor Tim Donohue was joined by County Commissioner Len Desiderio and County Office of Emergency Management Director Martin Pagliughi in calling for the formation of a regional task force to investigate the events leading up to a weekend of lawless and unsanctioned pop-up car rallies in Cape May County.
Gerald White and Eryk Wnek, the two drivers charged in the worst accidents in Wildwood Sept. 24 had their first appearance in court Oct. 3, NJ Advance Media reported.
COURT HOUSE – The Prosecutor’s Office announced increased charges for Gerald White Sept. 29. White, 37, was previously arrested after he drove his 2003 Nissan into a crowd and collided with another vehicle, killing a bystander and the other driver.
After videos of a BMW colliding with a golf cart racked up thousands of views on social media platforms, county officials announced the arrest of the driver who caused the accident on the night of Sept. 24.
The Fall Classic Car Show brought an accompanied, unsanctioned car event with it that police worked to monitor in the Wildwoods Sept. 23 and 24.
Police arrested Ryan Johnson, 33, of North Wildwood and charged him with burglary and other offenses related to a report of jewelry stolen from a private residence.
Superior Court Judge Bernard DeLury Jr. declined the latest attempt to dismiss charges against Jerry Rosado, the man accused of the 1990 assault of Susan Negersmith.