'Be Diligent': ATM Skimmers Found In Wawa On Jersey Shore 'Be Diligent': ATM Skimmers Found In Wawa On Jersey Shore
'Be Diligent': ATM Skimmers Found In Wawa On Jersey Shore Police in an Atlantic County township are looking out for skimming devices after two were found on ATMs in a gas station's convenience store, authorities said. Galloway police received a report of skimmers on two ATMs at the Wawa on West White Horse Pike in the Pomona section of the township, the department said in a Facebook post on Thursday, Feb. 29. The devices were found by an ATM mechanic while performing routine maintenance. Investigators said it wasn't clear how long the skimmers were on the ATMs. "Thank you to the Pomona Wawa for quickly reporting this incident to law enforcement, …
South Jersey Woman Who Killed Boyfriend While Refusing To Go To Rehab Sentenced: Prosecutors South Jersey Woman Who Killed Boyfriend While Refusing To Go To Rehab Sentenced: Prosecutors
South Jersey Woman Who Killed Boyfriend While Refusing To Go To Rehab Sentenced: Prosecutors A Burlington County woman will spend about a decade in prison for killing her boyfriend with her vehicle while she was drunk and refusing to enter a rehabilitation center, prosecutors said. Tina Lewis, 35, of Mount Holly, was sentenced on Thursday, Feb. 29 to 10 years in prison, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office announced in a news release. She pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023. Investigators said Davis and her boyfriend Craig Everett arrived at Recovery Centers for America (RCA) at Lighthouse on Atlantic Avenue in Mays Landing on Friday, Sept.…
Franklinville Contractor Took Money For Jobs He Never Finished, Say Police In PA Franklinville Contractor Took Money For Jobs He Never Finished, Say Police In PA
Franklinville Contractor Took Money For Jobs He Never Finished, Say Police In PA Authorities in Bucks County are looking for a New Jersey contractor accused of taking payment for projects he never completed.  Bernard Kanuck of Franklinville, NJ is the owner of Alpha One Construction LLC, said Central Bucks Regional police in a release.  Investigators say Kanuck was contacted by a Doylestown business owner about sidewalk repair. He started the job but stopped showing up, according to police.  Elsewhere in the borough, authorities said a North Hamilton Street homeowner paid the 40-year-old $2,100 for electrical work. He allegedly ripped out the wiring…
Three Arrested For Robbing Boy In South Jersey: Police Three Arrested For Robbing Boy In South Jersey: Police
Three Arrested For Robbing Boy In South Jersey: Police A man and two boys were accused of robbing another boy late at night, authorities said. Little Egg Harbor police said officers responded to the robbery report at around 10:26 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24. It happened near the 7-Eleven on Radio Road. When police arrived, they found out that 21-year-old Christian Heri of Brick Township and two boys stole several items from the victim. The suspects left the scene in a black minivan. Tuckerton police eventually stopped the minivan. The three suspects were arrested and officers found a 9mm handgun inside the vehicle. Heri was charged wi…
Passenger Critically Hurt In Route 1 Mercer County Crash Passenger Critically Hurt In Route 1 Mercer County Crash
Passenger Critically Hurt In Route 1 Mercer County Crash A 39-year-old woman from Pennington was critically injured in a crash on Route 1 in West Windsor, authorities said. On Wednesday, Feb. 28 at about 2:20 p.m., West Windsor police responded to a single-car crash on Route 1 South just south of Carnegie Center Blvd. The vehicle that crashed was reported to have struck a pole and was in the roadway, West Windsor police said. A preliminary investigation found that the Honda was traveling south when it veered off of the roadway and struck a telephone pole, police said. After hitting the pole, the Honda spun back onto the highway where it cam…
Man's Body Found In Trunk Of Vehicle In Jersey Shore Town Man's Body Found In Trunk Of Vehicle In Jersey Shore Town
Man's Body Found In Trunk Of Vehicle In Jersey Shore Town A man's body was found inside the trunk of a vehicle in Ocean County, authorities said. Lakewood police received a report at around 12:13 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28 of an unconscious man inside a vehicle's trunk. When officers arrived, they found the man was dead. While a news release from the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office said the vehicle was near Fairview Court, there does not appear to be a street with this name in Lakewood, according to Google Maps. Daily Voice has reached out to the county prosecutor's office for clarification. County prosecutor Bradley Billhimer said the inve…
Former NJ City Official Who Saved Child Porn To Yahoo Account Pleads Guilty: Prosecutors Former NJ City Official Who Saved Child Porn To Yahoo Account Pleads Guilty: Prosecutors
Former NJ City Official Who Saved Child Porn To Yahoo Account Pleads Guilty: Prosecutors A former emergency management official in an Atlantic County city admitted to having child pornography, authorities said. Roger Tees, 74, of Somers Point, pleaded guilty on Wednesday, Feb. 28 to endangering the welfare of children (distribution of child sexual abuse material), the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office said in a news release. Tees was the director of emergency management in Somers Point. Prosecutors are recommending a four-year state prison sentence for Tees. Once released, he would have to register as a sex offender and would have lifetime parole supervision un…
Trenton Man, 45, Shot Dead On Porch: Prosecutor Trenton Man, 45, Shot Dead On Porch: Prosecutor
Trenton Man, 45, Shot Dead On Porch: Prosecutor A 45-year-old man from Trenton was found fatally wounded on a porch, authorities said. No arrests had been made, according to Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri. Shortly before 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb 28, Trenton police responded to a shooting in progress at 428 Ardmore Ave.  Police found an unresponsive male victim on the porch suffering from a gunshot wound, Onofri said. The victim has been identified as Shawn Moore. He was pronounced dead at that location a short time later, Onofri said. The investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with information is a…
WILD RIDE: Driver Drags Police Officer, Strikes Pedestrian At Wawa In South Jersey WILD RIDE: Driver Drags Police Officer, Strikes Pedestrian At Wawa In South Jersey
Wild Ride: Driver Drags Police Officer, Strikes Pedestrian At Wawa In South Jersey A 40-year-old Cumberland County took police on a wild pursuit that included dragging a police officer with his car and striking a pedestrian at a Wawa, authorities said. The driver, Jacob D. Griffiths, 40, of Bridgeton, ultimately was charged with multiple counts of eluding, aggravated assault, obstruction and hindering apprehension, according to the Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office. The pursuit started on Bluebird Lane in Millville at about 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 when an officer was investigating a report of a robbery in Vineland. Griffiths sped off with a woman in the car, the pr…
Driver, 29, Killed In Head-On Route 77 Crash In Cumberland County Driver, 29, Killed In Head-On Route 77 Crash In Cumberland County
Driver, 29, Killed In Head-On Route 77 Crash In Cumberland County A 29-year-old man from Cumberland County was killed in a head-on crash along Route 77, authorities said. Troopers responded to the crash at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 southbound in Upper Deerfield Township, according to Troy McNair, a New Jersey State Police spokesman. Dakota Kott, of Upper Deerfield Township, was killed in the crash, Trooper McNair said. Kott was driving a 2017 Nissan passenger car south on Route 77 and a 2016 Nissan passenger car was traveling northbound near milepost 5, McNair said. Kott crossed over into the northbound lanes and collided with the 2016 Nissan head-on…
Accused Dealer Charged With Fentanyl-Laced Crack Death Of Jersey City Man At Lyndhurst Hotel Accused Dealer Charged With Fentanyl-Laced Crack Death Of Jersey City Man At Lyndhurst Hotel
Accused Dealer Charged With Fentanyl-Laced Crack Death Of Jersey City Man At Lyndhurst Hotel An accused drug dealer from Bloomfield provided the drugs that killed a user from Jersey City at a Lyndhurst motel, authorities charged. Alberto Delgado, 43, was accused of selling the fentanyl-laced crack that killed 54-year-old Luke Revell after he smoked it at the Winslow Motor Hotel just off eastbound Route 3. Delgado had more than a pound and a half of the drugs in a storage unit when detectives from the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office searched it, according to a complaint on file in Superior Court in Hackensack. They also learned that Delgado had communicated with Revell by ce…
Cumberland County Man Killed In Route 77 Salem County Crash Cumberland County Man Killed In Route 77 Salem County Crash
Cumberland County Man Killed In Route 77 Salem County Crash A 29-year-old driver from Millville was killed and his passenger from Bridgeton was seriously hurt in a crash in Salem County, authorities said. Troopers responded to the single-car crash at about 2 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 on Route 77 in Upper Pittsgrove Township, according to New Jersey State Police spokesman Troy McNair. Based on a preliminary investigation, a Chevy passenger vehicle was traveling southbound In the area of milepost 10.1, Trooper McNair said. The driver lost directional control, ran off the roadway to the right and subsequently struck a utility pole, McNair said. As a re…
Children Ambushed Gym Class With Toy Guns In Toms River, Hitting 26 Students: Police Children Ambushed Gym Class With Toy Guns In Toms River, Hitting 26 Students: Police
Children Ambushed Gym Class With Toy Guns In Toms River, Hitting 26 Students: Police Four children were charged after more than two dozen students at an Ocean County school were hit by beads fired from high-powered toy guns, authorities said. Officers received a report of 26 students at Toms River Intermediate School South who were shot by Orbeez guns at around 2:40 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 26, the Beachwood Police Department said in a news release. It happened while the students were walking around an outdoor track during gym class. Orbeez guns or blasters are powerful water guns that shoot out small, colorful beads instead of water. Police nationwide have warned parents …
Man Indicted In Deadly New Year's Day Stabbing In Atlantic City Man Indicted In Deadly New Year's Day Stabbing In Atlantic City
Man Indicted In Deadly New Year's Day Stabbing In Atlantic City An Atlantic City man has been indicted after he was accused of committing one of the city's two deadly stabbings on New Year's Day, authorities said. A grand jury indicted 23-year-old Gavin Guzman on Tuesday, Feb. 27, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office announced in a news release. He was charged with first-degree murder and several weapons offenses in the death of 22-year-old Nazir Cintron of Atlantic City. Police responded to the boardwalk and Michigan Avenue just after 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 1. Cintron was found dead and investigators said Guzman stabbed Cintro…
Crash Kills Driver, 40, On Route 130 In Camden County Crash Kills Driver, 40, On Route 130 In Camden County
Crash Kills Driver, 40, On Route 130 In Camden County A 40-year-old woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash on Route 130 in Pennsauken, authorities said. The crash occurred at about 2:20 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25 near Cove Road in Pennsauken, police said on Facebook. The unidentified woman was taken to Cooper University Hospital where she was pronounced dead, police said. Additional details were not immediately available. The collision is currently under investigation by the Pennsauken Police Traffic Division and the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office. ​If anyone witnessed or has information regarding this collision, they are urged to contact P…
South Jersey Man Indicted For Murder In Atlantic City On New Year's Day South Jersey Man Indicted For Murder In Atlantic City On New Year's Day
South Jersey Man Indicted For Murder In Atlantic City On New Year's Day A Cape May County man has been indicted after another man was stabbed in the neck and died in Atlantic City on New Year's Day, authorities said. A grand jury indicted 30-year-old Vincent Oglesby of Woodbine on Tuesday, Feb. 27, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office announced in a news release. He was charged with first-degree murder and several weapons offenses. Atlantic City police found 50-year-old Richard Vincent O'Brien III bleeding on the unit block of South California Avenue just after 6 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 1. O'Brien was rushed to Atlantic City Regional Medical Center and die…
NJ Animal Control Officer Left Dog To Die In Plastic Bag Behind Kennel Dumpster: Police NJ Animal Control Officer Left Dog To Die In Plastic Bag Behind Kennel Dumpster: Police
NJ Animal Control Officer Left Dog To Die In Plastic Bag Behind Kennel Dumpster: Police An animal control officer for several New Jersey towns was arrested after leaving a dog to die in a Dumpster at a kennel he owns and operates in Mahwah, township police said. Authorities took Richard A. DuBarton III, 57, into custody and removed 47 malnourished and severely weakened dogs from the Aranwood Kennels after finding them locked outside in freezing temperatures, a Mahwah police complaint says. They'd been left in dog runs "with feces and urine that [DuBarton] failed to clean up," according to the complaint filed in Superior Court in Hackensack. "Multiple dogs were seen shiver…
Hunter Finds Human Skull In South Jersey Forest: State Police Hunter Finds Human Skull In South Jersey Forest: State Police
Hunter Finds Human Skull In South Jersey Forest: State Police State police are investigating after a human skull was found in a state forest in Ocean County, authorities said. Troopers responded to Brendan T. Byrne State Forest in Manchester Township at around 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 23, according to a state police spokesperson. Police had received a report of a hunter who discovered "human remains." The Byrne State Forest is the second largest state forest at more than 38,000 acres, according to the state Department of Environmental Protection. The Pine Barrens forest has many outdoor recreational activities and includes Whitesbog Village, which is a …
Innocent! NJ Daycare Worker Accused Of Abusing 4-Year-Old At Nap Time Found Not Guilty Innocent! NJ Daycare Worker Accused Of Abusing 4-Year-Old At Nap Time Found Not Guilty
Innocent! NJ Daycare Worker Accused Of Abusing 4-Year-Old At Nap Time Found Not Guilty A Cumberland County jury has found a daycare worker not guilty in an abuse and neglect case, authorities said. Claudia J. Smith-Heard, 51, of Millville, was accused of aggressive behavior to get a 4-year-old boy to take a nap on his first day of child care at Golden Gate center on Nov. 1, 2021, according to an affidavit of probable cause filed by Vineland police. A jury found Smith-Heard not guilty on all counts on Wednesday, Feb. 21 after a trial, according to Crystal Harris, criminal division manager. Smith-Heard had been charged on a summons with simple assault and child endangerment, a…
Crash Blocks Route 42 In Camden County Crash Blocks Route 42 In Camden County
Crash Blocks Route 42 In Camden County A crash partially blocked Route 42 in Camden County, authorities said. The crash occurred at about 12:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 27 south of Exit 14 (Creek Road) in Runnemede, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. Based on a preliminary investigation by New Jersey State troopers, a Honda minivan and Kia passenger vehicle were traveling northbound on Route 42 In the area of milepost 13.4. A collision occurred between the Honda and Kia, according to Det. Jeffrey Lebron, a State Police spokesman. There were no injuries reported, Lebron said.  Four left lanes of five la…
WILD PURSUIT: Car Thief Pulled From Frigid Meadowlands Creek Is Violent Career Criminal WILD PURSUIT: Car Thief Pulled From Frigid Meadowlands Creek Is Violent Career Criminal
Wild Pursuit: Car Thief Pulled From Frigid Meadowlands Creek Is Violent Career Criminal UPDATE: A Union City man who jumped into a frigid Meadowlands creek during a dramatic police chase is an ex-con with nearly 50 arrests in no fewer than five North Jersey counties over the past 35 years. Career criminal Gregory Calvo, 53, is the very embodiment of the phrase “known to police.” He's been convicted nearly two dozen times in Bergen, Hudson, Passaic, Morris and Essex counties since 1989 – for offenses that include robbery, theft, burglary, drug dealing, domestic violence and aggravated assault -- and has been in and out of state prison and county jails since that time only to be…
Multiple Weapons, Ammo Stolen From Urban Tactical Firearms Shop In South Jersey: Police Multiple Weapons, Ammo Stolen From Urban Tactical Firearms Shop In South Jersey: Police
Multiple Weapons, Ammo Stolen From Urban Tactical Firearms Shop In South Jersey: Police Multiple firearms and ammunition were stolen from a gun outlet in South Jersey, authorities said. On Monday, Feb. 26, at approximately 2:30 a.m., Evesham police responded to Urban Tactical Firearms at 65 E. Route 70 for an activated burglar alarm.  Police found that the business had been burglarized and that four suspects had fled.  Further investigation found that multiple firearms, along with various types of ammunition, were stolen, police said.  Video surveillance was reviewed and showed four suspects, dressed in black with face coverings, …
‘KITTY FLIPPERS’: $500,000 Worth Of Dangerous Ecstasy/Ketamine Mix Seized In Hudson ‘KITTY FLIPPERS’: $500,000 Worth Of Dangerous Ecstasy/Ketamine Mix Seized In Hudson
Kitty Flippers’: $500,000 Worth Of Dangerous Ecstasy/Ketamine Mix Seized In Hudson More than five kilos of a highly dangerous – and potentially fatal – drug mixture was seized and three men arrested in North Bergen in a joint operation of local and federal authorities. A handgun and $100,000 in drug cash were recovered along with the nearly 12 pounds of Ecstasy and Ketamine, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. Members of Suarez’s Narcotics Task Force teamed up with U.S. Homeland Security Investigations Newark and the federal Postal Inspection Service to make the case, the prosecutor said on Monday, Feb. 26. Arrested in the area of 91st Street and Bergenwood Aven…
NJ Prison Officer Admits Looking Other Way While Inmates Were Beaten, Brutalized NJ Prison Officer Admits Looking Other Way While Inmates Were Beaten, Brutalized
NJ Prison Officer Admits Looking Other Way While Inmates Were Beaten, Brutalized 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: Nine months after a former corrections officer at a New Jersey prison was sentenced to 2½ years behind bars for admitting that he brutalized inmates in what one victim called a “fight club," a second officer cut his own deal with federal prosecutors. Joshua Hand, 34, of Millville, admitted in federal court in Camden on Monday, Feb. 26, that he stood by while two prisoners were being assaulted by fellow inmates at Bayside State Prison in Leesburg, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Hand violated both inmates' civil rights by not stopping their assailants or reporting the in…
Stolen Jersey Shore Mercedes Found In Bergen County, Suspects Wanted: Police Stolen Jersey Shore Mercedes Found In Bergen County, Suspects Wanted: Police
Stolen Jersey Shore Mercedes Found In Bergen County, Suspects Wanted: Police Police in Atlantic County are looking for whoever stole a car and drove it about two hours to Bergen County, authorities said. Longport police said a Mercedes sedan was stolen on the 3300 block of Atlantic Avenue between 3 and 4:15 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24. The suspected thieves broke into a home and took the car keys. Two people were seen leaving the stolen car in Lyndhurst. Their identities were unknown. Anyone with information should email Officer Alec Morelli with Longport police at morelli_alec@longportpd.org.
Teacher Accused Of Molesting Girl In South Jersey Dies Weeks Before Trial Teacher Accused Of Molesting Girl In South Jersey Dies Weeks Before Trial
Teacher Accused Of Molesting Girl In South Jersey Dies Weeks Before Trial A South Jersey teacher accused of molesting a 12-year-old student in 2020 has died just weeks before his trial, according to an obituary published by Farnelli Funeral Home. Paul A. VanHouten Jr., 57, of Williamstown, died on Thursday, Feb. 22. A cause of death was not mentioned in the obit. The story was first reported by NJ Advance Media. His attorney, Robert N. Agre, was in court and unavailable for comment when Daily Voice reached out Monday, Feb. 26. A trial for VanHouten was set to begin on March 4 on charges of second-degree sexual assault, child endangerment and official miscon…
'Awful Event': Newlywed Couple's Home Ripped Apart By Fire In Ocean County 'Awful Event': Newlywed Couple's Home Ripped Apart By Fire In Ocean County
'Awful Event': Newlywed Couple's Home Ripped Apart By Fire In Ocean County A fire ripped through a newlywed couple's home in Ocean County, officials said. Firefighters responded to the house on Burnt Tavern Road in Brick Township at around 4 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 23, the Herbertsville Fire Company said in a Facebook post. The fire was under control in about an hour. According to a GoFundMe page, Allison Gspann lived in the home with her husband Stephen. The couple escaped safely with their dog Canoli. More than $10,000 was raised from at least 141 donations as of Monday, Feb. 26. "No one should ever have to go through this awful event and the burden of finances i…
Witnesses Stop Machete-Wielding Man At Flea Market In Monmouth County Witnesses Stop Machete-Wielding Man At Flea Market In Monmouth County
Witnesses Stop Machete-Wielding Man At Flea Market In Monmouth County A Berkeley Township man was accused of using a machete to threaten someone at a Monmouth County flea market, authorities said. The 39-year-old Bayville man went into the Collingwood Auction and Flea Market with the large blade at around 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb, 24, Howell Township police said in a news release. Investigators said the man was confronting a 40-year-old Neptune man over money owed for car repairs. Several witnesses stopped the argument from turning into a physical fight and the machete was never used. The man drove away without getting any money. The man was arrested at aroun…
Woman Knocked Unconscious, Kidnapped Outside Toms River Grocery Store: Police Woman Knocked Unconscious, Kidnapped Outside Toms River Grocery Store: Police
Woman Knocked Unconscious, Kidnapped Outside Toms River Grocery Store: Police A man was accused of kidnapping a woman in the parking lot of a Toms River grocery store, authorities said. Luis Morenogutierrez was arrested on Sunday, Feb. 25, the Toms River Police Department said in a news release. No age or hometown was given for Morenogutierrez. Police responded to customers arguing in the parking lot of the Aldi on Route 70 at around 6:55 p.m. When officers arrived, they learned a woman had been kidnapped at knifepoint by a man. The man assaulted her and knocked her unconscious at a different location. She was brought to the hospital for her injuries. Englewood pol…
Man, 44, Shot Dead On Camden City Street: Prosecutor Man, 44, Shot Dead On Camden City Street: Prosecutor
Man, 44, Shot Dead On Camden City Street: Prosecutor A 44-year-old man was shot dead on a Camden City street early Saturday, Feb. 24.  At 2:36 a.m., the Camden County Police Department received a ShotSpotter activation for gunfire in the 3000 block of South Congress Road in Camden City, according to the county Prosecutor's Office.  The Camden County Police Department also received 911 calls for a person shot in the area of the 3100 block of South Congress Road. Officers responded and located a male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to Cooper University Hospital, and he was&…
Driver Killed In Crash With Pickup Truck In South Jersey Driver Killed In Crash With Pickup Truck In South Jersey
Driver Killed In Crash With Pickup Truck In South Jersey An 84-year-old man was killed when his car was hit by a pickup truck in Burlington County, authorities said. Rodger Carney of Medford was turning left from westbound Tuckerton Road onto Marquette Drive when a pickup truck traveling east struck his vehicle at about 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Medford police said. The pickup truck was driven by Gregory Girard, 40, of Shamong, who suffered a minor injury, police said. Carney was airlifted to Cooper University Hospital in Camden where he was pronounced dead. No charges had been filed in the crash which remained under investigation.