Kauffman makes brief court appearance

The weapons charge against Dr. James Kauffman is headed to a grand jury. The Egg Harbor Township doctor who pulled a gun when detectives came to his office with a search warrant in June had a brief court appearance Tuesday. There have been no offers made in the case. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has until Sept. 13 to get an indictment, said attorney Patrick Joyce, who was representing Kauffman while attorney Ed Jacobs in
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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 of the standoff, and was shown at Kauffman’s detention hearing as evidence of why he should not be released. The
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