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Absecon doctor who led drug ring free after seven months

An Absecon doctor sentenced to four years in prison for leading an opioid ring is out on parole after serving less than seven months.Alan Faustino, 50, was released on the Intensive Supervision Program, or ISP, on Jan. 30, records show.ISP has more limitations than regular parole, with participants required to follow certain rules, including where … Read more

EHT High School diving coach charged with child pornography

An Egg Harbor Township High School teacher’s aide and diving coach allegedly used Snapchat to share images of the abuse and sexual exploitation of children.Mark Balesteri Jr., 29, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Thursday, after a months-long investigation into his online activity, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said.Detectives from the Prosecutor’s Office and Egg … Read more

Tip411 text leads to two arrests, loaded gun in A.C.

An anonymous text led to two arrests and the recovery of a gun and drugs, Atlantic City police said.Jorge Herrera, 18, of Atlantic City, had a loaded handgun and marijuana when police arrested him after witnessing a drug deal Wednesday, Sgt. Kevin Fair said.A text about drug sales to the city’s tip411 anonymous texting service … Read more