Absecon man is county’s latest COVID-19 victim

A 75-year-old Absecon man died from complications of COVID-19, Atlantic County health officials said Friday.The man had underlying health conditions, officials said.The county also had 24 more residents test positive, including a 5-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl.The newly confirmed cases included six Egg Harbor Township residents, four from Atlantic City, three from Egg Harbor City … Read more Absecon man is county’s latest COVID-19 victim

Missing Mizpah woman found safe

UPDATE: MISSING WOMAN FOUND SAFE Hamilton Township police said a Mizpah woman reported missing Sunday has been found safe.Denise Durr, 63, was reported missing Sunday, after she was last seen walking on West Point Avenue toward Rout 40 at about 9 a.m.She was later spotted at about 1 p.m. walking on Tuckahoe Road between Landis … Read more Missing Mizpah woman found safe

Bear sighted in Hamilton Township condominium complex

Hamilton Township police are warning residents that a bear was sighted Monday morning near a condominium complex.Dean Loveland Jr. was heading to work at about 6:30 a.m., when he spotted the bear on Lombard Street, he told BreakingAC.“That’s a big bear,” the Egg Harbor City resident thought.Loveland, a union carpenter, had seen bears before. But … Read more Bear sighted in Hamilton Township condominium complex

Man charged in 2014 killing now in Atlantic County jail

A Pennsylvania man arrested in the 2014 killing of an Egg Harbor Township woman is now in the Atlantic County Justice Facility.Timothy Wright, 39, lived in Mays Landing when Joyce Vanderhoff’s naked body was found on the side of the road in Hamilton Township on Feb. 14, 2014.Wright was charged last month with strangling the … Read more Man charged in 2014 killing now in Atlantic County jail

Man arrested with 1,300 bags of heroin in Hamilton Township

A car stop led Hamilton Township police to a large amount of heroin and a man wanted on a warrant.The car was stop at 8:50 p.m. Wednesday near milepost 41 on Route 322, police said.The front seat passenger, Falmata Ali, was wanted on a warrant.Ali, 19, was found with 1,300 bags of heroin, a clear … Read more Man arrested with 1,300 bags of heroin in Hamilton Township