Hammonton man charged with sexually assaulting daughter

A Hammonton man previously accused of endangering a child is now charged with the sexual assault of his daughter.Jontad Nava, 34, was arrested after he was allegedly found in bed naked with the girl the morning of July 12, according to the affidavit of probable cause.The girl’s age is not listed but she is younger … Read more Hammonton man charged with sexually assaulting daughter

Galloway couple arrested in aggravated assault on 2-year-old daughter

A Galloway Township couple was arrested Friday after an investigation into the aggravated assault on their toddler daughter. The 2-year-old girl had to be flown to Cooper University Hospital on July 10, after she began having a series of seizures as a result of the assault, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said. Physical and psychological … Read more Galloway couple arrested in aggravated assault on 2-year-old daughter

Pregnant woman facing charges of assaulting infant to be released

A Cape May Court House woman facing charges of assaulting her infant child will be released to Jewish Family Services on Monday.Jessica Coyle, 23, along with the baby’s father — Ryan Moore — is accused of conspiracy, aggravated assault and child endangerment after the 2-month-old was found to have a fractured skull, along with bruising … Read more Pregnant woman facing charges of assaulting infant to be released

Ventnor mom pleads guilty in death of infant daughter

A Ventnor woman admitted Thursday that she was high on heroin when she gave her infant daughter a fatal dose of methadone. Lisa Scalia, 32, told Judge Michael Blee that she thought she was giving the 8-month-old Children’s Tylenol but instead it was methadone. Police were called to the home on the 5700 block of Monmouth … Read more Ventnor mom pleads guilty in death of infant daughter