An Atlantic City man has been arrested in a burglary at Sister Jean’s Kitchen. Wayne Branham, 54, of Atlantic City, allegedly stole about $400 worth of food from the soup kitchen in South Pennsylvania Avenue, Sgt. Kevin Fair announced Tuesday. Sister Jean’s needs help after food stolen Sister Jean’s Kitchen is looking for help after food was stolen from the building overnight Tuesday. “It?s devastating to us that, when you are trying to help people in need,
Three Cumberland County men were among four men sentenced to federal prison for a vicious dog-fighting network that including tortuous training methods and punishments. The network extended from New Jersey to New Mexico and Indiana, and included having dogs fight sometimes to the death, selling them to others based upon their aggressiveness. The investigation captured conversations among those in the ring. In one intercepted call, Vineland resident Anthony “Monte” Gaines talks of how a dog
A Facebook video showing several fights in Stanley Holmes Village on Sunday has garnered a lot of attention — including from investigators. It’s unclear what sparked the fights, which started with two men squaring off and winding up in the bushes in the first village, across the street from Brown’s Park. As a woman tries to intervene, she gets pulled back and another fight starts. Then several people are seen pairing off as chants of
Social media posts by a woman claiming human-traffickers targeted her at the Hamilton Mall are false, police said Monday. The department "is aware of the Facebook posts being shared," police said in a release. "To this date, we have had ZERO reported incidents to our police department regarding suspicions of crimes involving human-trafficking occurring or eing attempted,." Mall security has had no reports either, police said. Police urged anyone who would like to provide information
The Atlantic City Democratic Committee officially filed criminal charges against the mayor and his campaign manager Monday. The group is alleging theft by unlawful taking after Frank Gilliam — then a councilman and mayoral candidate — deposited a $10,000 check made out to the committee. Gilliam has insisted it was an oversight and paid back the money after it was discovered. But an investigation by an ad-hoc committee of Democratic Committee members alleges something more.
Hamilton Township police are seeking a man and woman suspected of shoplifting from several area stores. Police released surveillance photos of the pair in hopes of finding out their identities. The have shoplifted several thousands of dollars worth fo merchandise from township stores over the past two months, police said. Anyone with information on their identities is asked to contact Detective Mark Perna at 609-625-2700, ext. 542, or message us the Hamilton Township police on Facebook.
Egg Harbor Township police are warning of possible delays this week due to road construction. Paving of Mill Road will cause a partial detour at Spruce and Ridge avenues. Intersecting roads will have detours where feasible, police said. Westcoat Road will have a detour all week. There will also be night work near the intersection of Fire Road and Washington Avenue. Police are warning drivers to use caution and follow posted signs. All Egg Harbor Township
Investigators from the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating an apparent murder-suicide of a man and a woman in Linwood, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner announced. Linwood Police and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office were notified Wednesday that a man and woman were found dead in their home in Linwood. This is an active investigation and no other information will be released at this time.
Three people were injured when a car drove into the path of an ambulance. Ambulance driver Raymond Adams was traveling north on Chris Gaupp Drive at about 1:30 p.m., when Sandra Cona exited the parking lot at 436 Chris Gaupp in front of the ambulance, police said. Adams, 46, of Pleasantville, and Cona, 76, of Turnersville, were taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s Mainland Campus for nonlife-threatening injuries. The ambulance’s front seat passenger, Stacey Rodenas,
The Atlantic City Police Department released tips on making sure people don’t open suspicious packages. The warning was released after three package bombs killed two people and wounded two others in Austin, Texas. “When receiving a package, take an extra moment to ensure that the package is not suspicious and was intended for you or someone in your residence, business or mailroom,” police said. If the package or letter is deemed suspicious: It should not be