Hammonton man ordered held after third drug arrest while on release

A Hammonton man arrested while on pretrial release out of Camden will remain in jail, an Atlantic County judge ruled Thursday.Brian Nicholas, 42, was arrested Monday in Hammonton on drug charges while he already has 11 pending cases and four open warrants, according to information released at his detention hearing.It was the third time he … Read more Hammonton man ordered held after third drug arrest while on release

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

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

Mays Landing man killed in Hammonton crash

Detectives are investigating a crash that killed a Mays Landing man Friday night in Hammonton, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said.Taquaysha Bell was heading west on the White Horse Pike just after 11 p.m., when she crossed into the eastbound lane near Moss Mill Road and struck a car driven by Michael Luko Sr., according … Read more Mays Landing man killed in Hammonton crash

Hammonton cousins allegedly had $100,000 worth of meth

Two Hammonton men were among three arrested in possession of a pound of methamphetamine on Wednesday. The drug has a street value of about $100,000. Benigno Ramirez, 37, and his cousin Salathiel Ramirez, 38, were arrested in Clayton, Gloucester County as part of a cooperative investigation between the Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit of the … Read more Hammonton cousins allegedly had $100,000 worth of meth