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COURT HOUSE - A Cape May County grand jury handed up eight indictments March 2.
The abbreviation CDS below stands for controlled dangerous substance. A "certainperson" charge can be brought against individuals whose previous convictions bar them from having weapons.
Jason S. Wagner was indicted for second-degree robbery and third-degree possession of a CDS, methamphetamine.
Angelo H. Ancello, Patrick N. Sullivan, Marc Y. Lippi and Roberto Dougherty-Colonwere named in a single count for third-degree possession of a CDS, cocaine. Ancello also faces a fourth-degree count for possession of a prohibited weapon, metal knuckles.
Anthony Caffarella, James L. Schneibinz, James E. Redman and Jessica L. Kuni were each indicted separately and independently on one count of possession of a CDS, in the third degree.
Elsie E. Curdt faces four second-degree counts related to incidents that occurred in Woodbine, in 2018 and 2019, on various dates.
Curdt faces two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, involving two separate children ages 8 and 12. She also is named in two counts of aggravated assault on the samechildren.
Nathan D. Stahler was indicted for third-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, a loaded rifle, along with two fourth-degree counts for prohibited devices, hollow-point ammunition, and obstructing the administration of law.
The indictment arises from a Christmas Eve incident in 2020, in Middle Township.