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The latest on local crime and public safety.
Toms River Man Arrested On Drug Charges In Wall

Toms River Man Arrested On Drug Charges In Wall

He was also found to being operating a motor vehicle with a suspended New Jersey driver’s license.
Lacey Police Charge Toms River Man With Drunk Driving

Lacey Police Charge Toms River Man With Drunk Driving

Man stopped in middle of roadway, had minor in car
Road Closed After Toms River Crash

Road Closed After Toms River Crash

Isiah Blackshear, 24, of Center Street in South Toms River received a minor injury as a result of the crash. He was taken to community medic
UPDATE: Brick Man Killed In Toms River Motorcycle Crash

UPDATE: Brick Man Killed In Toms River Motorcycle Crash

At 2:06 a.m, police officers responded to the scene of a motorcycle crash that killed John Gruen Jr, 47, of Brick.
Motorcyclist Reportedly Dead In Toms River Accident

Motorcyclist Reportedly Dead In Toms River Accident

Roads in the area will be closed until further notice, according to police communications.
VIDEO: Jersey Shore Beach Conditions And Traffic

VIDEO: Jersey Shore Beach Conditions And Traffic

Click below to find your way to Jersey Shore destinations, following the congested routes from the Driscoll Bridge to Ocean City. Or click on the camera links to see if the storm will have a
Cops: Seaside Heights Man Stole Car From Route 37 IHOP Parking Lot

Cops: Seaside Heights Man Stole Car From Route 37 IHOP Parking Lot

Police: suspect recently got out of jail
UPDATE: Father, Mother, Daughter Arrested In Heroin Raid On Ocean County Home

UPDATE: Father, Mother, Daughter Arrested In Heroin Raid On Ocean County Home

Fourth passenger in car also charged with possession of heroin, possession of a hypodermic syringe and intent to distribute heroin, chief says
Brick Group Calls for Referendum on Former Foodtown Site

Brick Group Calls for Referendum on Former Foodtown Site

Developer still in talks with township officials after proposing condos last year
Toms River Protesters Seek 'Justice For Mocha,' Say Animal Control Head Should Go

Toms River Protesters Seek 'Justice For Mocha,' Say Animal Control Head Should Go

On the group's "Justice for Mocha" Facebook page, residents said they were told by Toms River officials that they couldn't say much about the incident now that the Ocean County Prosecutor's
Supreme Court Sides With Ocean County Prosecutor in Lakewood Drug Case

Supreme Court Sides With Ocean County Prosecutor in Lakewood Drug Case

Spousal privilege should not be able to be used as a free pass for criminal activity, court rules
Cops: Toms River Woman Had Heroin, Wax-Folds, Hypodermic Needles

Cops: Toms River Woman Had Heroin, Wax-Folds, Hypodermic Needles

She allegedly possessed empty heroin wax-folds that contained residue of the drug; several hypodermic needs; and a straw with heroin residue.
South Toms River Man Accused of Sexually Abusing Two Children

South Toms River Man Accused of Sexually Abusing Two Children

Prosecutors say more victims may be located
UPDATE: Water Rescue Reported Near Seaside Park

UPDATE: Water Rescue Reported Near Seaside Park

A medevac was requested to fly for one victim from a water rescue, according to police communications.
Seaside Heights Honors Fallen Officer

Seaside Heights Honors Fallen Officer

The flag will remain at half-staff in memory of Melvin Santiago, Jersey City Police Department.
Fundraising Effort Launched for Toms River Volunteer Firefighter, Police Officer Injured in Accident

Fundraising Effort Launched for Toms River Volunteer Firefighter, Police Officer Injured in Accident

Tim Geoghegan's friends are helping to defray costs after a serious accident last month
Toms River Woman Charged in Sandy Aid Fraud Case

Toms River Woman Charged in Sandy Aid Fraud Case

In all, four individuals charged in various Sandy aid-related schemes
Toms River Man Pleads Guilty to 6 Drug Dealing Charges

Toms River Man Pleads Guilty to 6 Drug Dealing Charges

John L. Williams also facing sentencing on eluding charge, plus additional charges in Monmouth County