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Two found with cocaine during Atlantic City car stop

Two men were arrested on drug charges after a car stop in Atlantic City on Tuesday. Sgt. Richard Andrews stopped Jameel Stephens who was wanted on a warrant. Stephens, who was driving in the 300 block of Atlantic Avenue, did not have a valid driver’s license, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Stephens was placed in custody without incident, according to the report.  Stephens allegedly had 3½ grams of cocaine, known on the street as an 8
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When it comes to sniffing out explosives, Stockton has nation’s top dog

Stockton University had a lot of firsts in getting to the nation’s top dog in sniffing out explosives. The Galloway Township university’s first K-9 officer and her partner were named 2018 National Explosives Detection Team Champions at the 2018 United States Police Canine Association National Detector Dog Trials held at the campus this week. “We are absolutely ecstatic,” said Sgt. Tracy Stuart who has been with the department since 2007. She and Hemi, a chocolate
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Could sports leagues end up paying for losing wager against sports gambling?

College and professional sports leagues lost their bet against legalized sports gambling. Now, New Jersey may make them pay up, nj.com reports. State Senate President Steve Sweeney told NJ Advance Media he’s exploring a lawsuit against the leagues so the state can recoup legal fees and back tax revenue now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in New Jersey’s favor, according to an article by Brent Johnson. The leagues include the NFL, NBA, MLB,
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Man wanted for shoplifting from ACME

Hamilton Township police are asking for help in identifying a suspect. Police released a surveillance photo of the man wanted in several shoplifting incidents at the ACME in Mays Landing. Anyone with information on his identity, please contact Officer Brady at 609-625-2700, ext. 819, or message them on Facebook. 
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Atlantic City man arrested for robbery in casino parking garage

An Atlantic City man was jailed after allegedly robbing a casino employee. A 54-year-old Galloway Township woman told police Monday that she was getting out of her car at the Caesars Atlantic City parking garage when a man pushed her back into her car, grabbed her purse and ran, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Caesars security officers were able to track the suspect as he fled. The purse was found, but her money and cell phone were
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Woman wanted in theft of cell phone from Atlantic County business

The New Jersey State Police are asking for help in identifying a woman who stole a cell phone from inside an Atlantic County business. The woman came into the Pantry 1 Food Mart in Folsom Boro at about 5:50 p.m., put a cell phone that was left unattended on a shef into her pocket and left the store, according to State Police. The woman was captured on video surveillance leaving the parking lot in a
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Man wanted in two Atlantic City armed robberies

Atlantic City police are asking for the public’s help in identifying an armed robbery suspect. Police released two photos of the man who they say is about 5-foot-9 and is believed to be in his 30s. Anyone with information about this suspect is asked to call police at 609-347-5766. Information may also be texted anonymously to tip411 (847411), beginning the text with ACPD. 
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Demi Lovato joins Atlantic City beach series

Demi Lovato is the latest act coming to Atlantic City’s beach, the mayor announced . Lovato also announced the concerts — her only East Coast stop — via Twitter. Just announced: My ONLY East Coast show of the summer – July 26th on the beach in Atlantic City with special guest @lauvsongs ! Tickets on sale Thursday, May 24th at 10am ET. Get more info at https://t.co/JNDABuazSM & I’ll see you there! #ACBeachConcerts pic.twitter.com/VCyd5G68ZZ —
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Five companies battle fire at vacant Atlantic City home

Five fire companies battled a house fire in Atlantic City early Sunday morning. Firefighters were called to 126 Bay St. across from Atlantic Cape Community College’s city campus after midnight for a house fire. They arrived to find heavy on the second floor of the vacant home, Fire Chief Scott Evans said. Firefighters were able to get it under control in about 45 minutes. One firefighter was taken to the hospital, but was released quickly,
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One injured in three-car crash in Galloway Township

A man was charged with careless driving after a three-car crash in Galloway Township on Friday night. A truck driven by Guido Monroy, 45, of Galloway, was struck from behind by Richard Peak III, as the truck's driver waited to turn south onto Nectar Avenue from Jimmie Leeds Road, police said. The impact forced the truck into the oncoming lane, where it collided with a Ford Expedition driven by Stephanie Salmon, 21, of Galloway. All
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