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A state Appeals Court has upheld an Upper Township man’s guilty plea on drug and weapons charges, rejecting his claim that the substance he sold twice to an undercover detective on South Shore Road, in Marmora, in 2014, was not illegal at the time.

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A Cape May County grand jury handed up 20 indictments Dec. 3. 

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A state Appeals Court has upheld a Superior Court decision not to allow a defendant to back out of a plea deal, under which he faced up to four years in prison, along with three years of parole supervision.

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At approximately 4:30 p.m. Nov. 25, officers from the Lower Township Police Department responded to a call in Villas for a subject reporting he was assaulted and then robbed at gunpoint. According to a release, officers found the victim with injuries to his face. 

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The Ocean City Police Department has charged a 17-year-old male from Atlantic City with the theft of two motor vehicles, both recovered by police, and over 65 burglaries of motor vehicles and theft of items from those same motor vehicles. 

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Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Chief of Detectives Paul Skill announce the arrest of Ernest P. McCarraher Jr., 25, of South Seaville, on first-degree drug charges.

 

 

During the week of Oct. 7-13, 2019 the Middle Township Police Department responded to or initiated 885 calls for service, averaging 126 per day. During the week a total of 13 adults were arrested for various offenses.

 

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Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland, and Lower Township Police Chief William Mastriana announced the arrest of Jennifer R. Pagano, 48, of Seagrove Avenue in Lower Township, on drug possession and distribution charges.

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The arrest of Albert M. McCarraher, 19, of North Cape May on sexual assault charges was announced Nov. 8 by Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Lower Township Police Chief William Mastriana. 

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Expanding New Jersey’s efforts to keep children safe from internet predators, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs Oct. 31 announced a new initiative aimed at teaching children and teens the importance of protecting themselves and their data while online.