Buena wrestler’s forced haircut now under review

The referee who forced a Buena teen to either cut his dreadlocks or forfeit his match is out while the matter is reviewed.Buena Regional High School’s Andrew Johnson tried to wrestle with a cover over his dreds, but referee Alan Maloney wouldn’t allow it.Johnson reluctantly agreed to an impromptu hair cut, and proceeded to win … Read moreBuena wrestler’s forced haircut now under review

Absecon man jailed in case that sparked school lockdown

An Absecon man who sparked a hours-long school lockdown is in jail.Police were called just before noon Friday, saying that a man had fled from a residence with a firearm with unknown intentions, police said Saturday.Because the residence is close to the Absecon School Complex, the school was placed on lock down.Jesse Walker, 32, was … Read moreAbsecon man jailed in case that sparked school lockdown

Convicted Kauffman killer now in prison

The man convicted in April Kauffman’s killing was transferred to prison Friday.Ferdinand “Freddy” Augello was taken from the Atlantic County Justice Facility and is now in the care of the state Department of Corrections, records show.He first was processed at the Central Reception and Assignment Facility in Trenton, and then transferred to New Jersey State … Read moreConvicted Kauffman killer now in prison

Hamilton car fire victim identified as Williamstown man

The man found dead inside a burning car has been identified.Louis Dougherty, 31, of Williamstown, was found inside the vehicle that was burning near Buffalo Wild Wings in Hamilton Township just before 6 p.m. Friday.No foul play is suspected, Detective Larry Fernan said.While a cause of death has not been released, Fernan said no foul … Read moreHamilton car fire victim identified as Williamstown man

Domestic charges dropped against Atlantic City officer

Charges have been dropped against an Atlantic City Class II officer facing a municipal court trial over alleged threats made in a domestic incident.The victim decided to drop the complaint, he said in a letter sent to the court.Alim Adams, 22, and the complainant were in Pleasantville Municipal Court on Monday to officially drop the … Read moreDomestic charges dropped against Atlantic City officer