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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Stafford Man In U.S. Illegally Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Child Pornography

Stafford Man In U.S. Illegally Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Child Pornography

Alexi Y. Montoya Redonda pleads guilty to five counts
Barnegat Police Arrest Manchester Man On Outstanding Warrant

Barnegat Police Arrest Manchester Man On Outstanding Warrant

Arrest came after motor vehicle stop
Stafford Police Charge Barnegat Man With Possession Of CDS

Stafford Police Charge Barnegat Man With Possession Of CDS

Arrest came after motor vehicle stop
Stafford Police To Participate In 'Operation Take Back' In September

Stafford Police To Participate In 'Operation Take Back' In September

Medicine disposal event part of statewide effort
Lacey Police Charge Manahawkin Woman With Assault On A Police Officer

Lacey Police Charge Manahawkin Woman With Assault On A Police Officer

Police responded to a report of a "highly intoxicated" woman at Powersports on Route 9 North
Ocean County Man, Using His Cell Phone Light, Gets Rescued After Getting Stuck In Marsh

Ocean County Man, Using His Cell Phone Light, Gets Rescued After Getting Stuck In Marsh

The man, 22-year-old Jason Drackwicz of Ashwood Place in Forked River, was able to utilize the light on his cell phone to alert police.
Stafford Police On The Lookout For Drunk Drivers

Stafford Police On The Lookout For Drunk Drivers

"Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign starts today
Stafford Police Charge Two In Recent Car Burglary Spree

Stafford Police Charge Two In Recent Car Burglary Spree

Public response to Facebook pictures helps in arrests
UPDATE: Stuck Oil Tanker On Route 72 Removed; Causeway Bridge To LBI Partially Closed

UPDATE: Stuck Oil Tanker On Route 72 Removed; Causeway Bridge To LBI Partially Closed

Roadway closures were expected and will cause heavy traffic delays.
Flash Flood Warning In Barnegat, Stafford: Heavy Rains Lead To Rescues, Closures

Flash Flood Warning In Barnegat, Stafford: Heavy Rains Lead To Rescues, Closures

Although the heavy rainfall eventually stopped, excessive runoff was to continue to produce rapid rises of nearby creeks and steams.
Berkley Man Arrested On LBI For Active Barnegat Warrant

Berkley Man Arrested On LBI For Active Barnegat Warrant

John A. Woolley of Berkeley had an active arrest warrant out of Barnegat Township for contempt of court.
Three Arrested In String Of Stafford Car Burglaries; Handgun Recovered

Three Arrested In String Of Stafford Car Burglaries; Handgun Recovered

Stafford Township Police investigated a string of car burglaries that occurred between Aug. 5 and Aug. 7.
Lacey Man Arrested In Barnegat After Motel Escape, Foot Pursuit

Lacey Man Arrested In Barnegat After Motel Escape, Foot Pursuit

Police esponded to the Barnegat Motel on Route 9 to arrest Steven Doell on the strength of a no-bail warrant.
Cops: Chemical Spill After Truck Carrying 'Degreaser' Crashes Into Woods

Cops: Chemical Spill After Truck Carrying 'Degreaser' Crashes Into Woods

West Lacey Road was reopened for traffic after being closed because of a chemical spill near Aspen Road in Lacey Township.
Stafford Man Wanted In Middlesex County Arrested In LBI

Stafford Man Wanted In Middlesex County Arrested In LBI

James Lakatos had multiple warrants for his arrest.
Barnegat Man Makes First Appearance In Federal Court For Numerous Bank Robberies

Barnegat Man Makes First Appearance In Federal Court For Numerous Bank Robberies

Steven Wisnowski, 30, the "tri-county robber"'charged with seven counts of bank robbery
Authorities Waiting On Toxicological Reports For Homeless Woman Found In Woods

Authorities Waiting On Toxicological Reports For Homeless Woman Found In Woods

No other tents found in area, Lacey police chief says