Mays Landing man arrested on drug and gun charges

A Mays Landing man was arrested on drug and gun charges after a motor vehicle stop Saturday night. Officer Ronald Gorneau stopped the car after multiple traffic violations, police said. Rashon Purnell, 29, pulled over behind the Holiday Inn Express Absecon just after 5 p.m., then ran, according to the report. Gorneau caught up with … Read moreMays Landing man arrested on drug and gun charges

Northfield police uncover alleged marijuana-manufacturing facility

Northfield police have arrested two men who were allegedly operating a marijuana-manufacturing facility out of a Second Avenue home. A three-month investigation started by Northfield Detective Sgt. Michael Buccafurni and Detective Geoffrey Bentz led to a warranted search Friday, where police found a hot press used for making marijuana candy and wax, along with equipment … Read moreNorthfield police uncover alleged marijuana-manufacturing facility

Pleasantville officers look deeper in finding evidence inside vehicles

If Ameer Stephens had just buckled up, he might still be free. But the accused leader of a drug-trafficking ring got pulled over last month for not wearing his seat belt in Pleasantville, where some officers take vehicle searching a little deeper. They would eventually find that a truck seized from Stephens in a half-million … Read morePleasantville officers look deeper in finding evidence inside vehicles

Egg Harbor Township family was growing marijuana in their home, police say

An allegation of stolen power turned into drug charges for an Egg Harbor Township family this week. The basement of the home on the 300 block of Glenn Avenue was being used as a marijuana production facility, Lt. Robert Gray said Thursday. Officers were assisting an Atlantic City Electric investigation into theĀ alleged theft of electricity … Read moreEgg Harbor Township family was growing marijuana in their home, police say

Atlantic City man wanted on warrants arrested with cocaine, police say

An Atlantic City man wanted on several warrants was arrested Wednesday with an ounce of cocaine, police said. John Field was the passenger in a car stopped at about 12:45 p.m., when Detective William Warner and others from the Vice Unit were conducting a narcotics investigation in the 600 block of Albany Avenue. Field, 25, … Read moreAtlantic City man wanted on warrants arrested with cocaine, police say