Atlantic County prosecutor subpoenas Margate, Ventnor and A.C.

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has subpoenaed three towns in an ongoing criminal investigation. Margate, Ventnor and Atlantic City were issued grand jury subpoenas Friday, Prosecutor Damon Tyner announced Monday. Like federal subpoenas the three towns received last month, they request all police, fire and city employees by name, date of birth and home address … Read moreAtlantic County prosecutor subpoenas Margate, Ventnor and A.C.

Appellate panel upholds Dr. Kauffman’s pretrial detention

The detention of an Egg Harbor Township doctor pending trial on a gun charge was upheld last week. Dr. James Kauffman has been jailed since June 13, when he pulled a gun as detectives and FBI agents came with a warrant to search his office and files. A Linwood police officer’s body camera caught much … Read moreAppellate panel upholds Dr. Kauffman’s pretrial detention

Vineland man on trial in 2014 crash that killed Linwood teen soccer player

A Vineland man goes on trial today in a 2014 crash that killed a Linwood teen and injured three others. Nicholas Garreffi, now 42, had alprazolam (the generic form of Xanax) in his system when he caused the crash that killed 14-year-old Aisling Cooke, according to the charges, which include vehicular homicide and three counts … Read moreVineland man on trial in 2014 crash that killed Linwood teen soccer player

Atlantic City car stop leads to a pound of pot

Atlantic City police found a pound of marijuana after pulling a driver over Thursday night. Officers Alberto Valles and Christopher Dodson stopped the car at Michigan and Grant avenues after the driver made several traffic violations, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. As they spoke with the driver, Michael Hargis, they could smell the strong odor of … Read moreAtlantic City car stop leads to a pound of pot

Pleasantville sex assault suspect arrested at Canadian border

A man accused of a sexual assault in Pleasantville was arrested Thursday evening trying to get into Canada. Police were called to Shore Medical Center in Somers Point at about 11 p.m. Monday for the report of a sexual assault on Falcon Drive, Capt. Matt Hartman said. Detective James Searle worked overnight into the next … Read morePleasantville sex assault suspect arrested at Canadian border