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Two Galloway men arrested with guns in EHC car stop, sheriff says

Two Galloway Township men who have served time for weapons offenses were arrested with guns during a car stop, Sheriff Eric Scheffler said.Sheriff’s Officer Matthew Gorham was helping patrol in Egg Harbor City when he stopped the suspects’ vehicle Wednesday for motor vehicle violations, Scheffler said.The driver allegedly tried to flee the scene but was … Read more Two Galloway men arrested with guns in EHC car stop, sheriff says

Four arrested, guns and drugs seized in multi-agency Atlantic City drug raid

A two-month investigation involving several agencies led to four arrests, five guns and a variety of drugs in Atlantic City this week.Liberty Mid-Atlantic High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force, along with the Atlantic City Police Department Special Investigations Section and SWAT Team simultaneously searched two apartments at the Madison Hotel on Wednesday, Lt. Kevin … Read more Four arrested, guns and drugs seized in multi-agency Atlantic City drug raid

Woman dies after being struck crossing Atlantic City street

An Atlantic City woman died after she was struck crossing the street Wednesday.Jill Collette, 66, was walking across Atlantic Avenue in the crosswalk when the traffic signal for the opposite flow of traffic turned green, Lt. Kevin Fair said.Daniel Sitarski, 69, of Brigantine was heading west on Atlantic Avenue, when he struck Collette, according to … Read more Woman dies after being struck crossing Atlantic City street

Ex-EHT diving coach sentenced to five years in child porn case

A former Egg Harbor Township High School diving coach who admitted to possessing and distributing child pornography was sentenced to five years in prison Friday.Mark Balesteri Jr., now 31, was coaching and working as a teacher’s aide when he was arrested Feb. 14, 2019, on charges that he had more than 1,000 images of child … Read more Ex-EHT diving coach sentenced to five years in child porn case

Four arrested, drugs and gun seized in two Atlantic City cases

Four people were arrested in two days in Atlantic City, leading to the recovery of drugs, a gun and cash.Detectives Anthony Abrams and Nicholas Berardis were conducting surveillance in the 1000 block of Brigantine Boulevard Tuesday, due to residents’ complaints about drug distribution and possession, Lt. Kevin Fair said.The two stopped a motor vehicle.Naheem Prater, … Read more Four arrested, drugs and gun seized in two Atlantic City cases