Two armed Atlantic City men arrested within minutes in separate incidents

Atlantic City arrested two armed suspects in unrelated incidents within minutes of one another Friday. At 2:30 p.m., Detectives Nick Berardis and Brian Hambrecht tried to stop two men in the 500 block of Haddon Avenue, Sgt. Kevin Fair said.  The two men walked backward as they saw the detectives coming toward them, the bumped … Read moreTwo armed Atlantic City men arrested within minutes in separate incidents

Philly man suspected in burglaries of four EHT businesses

A Philadelphia man is suspected of burglarizing four Egg Harbor Township businesses after he was found in possession of a vehicle stolen from one of them. Joseph Pinnel, 40, was arrested by Abington Township police in Pennsylvania on Thursday, police said. At the time of his arrest, Pinnel was in possession of a vehicle stolen … Read morePhilly man suspected in burglaries of four EHT businesses

EHT police want help identifying another theft suspect

The Egg Harbor Township Police Department is trying to identify a man in relation to an ongoing theft investigation. He is the third suspect police have asked for help in identifying in separate cases Friday. A surveillance photo of the man was posted on the department’s Facebook page. The department previously posted pictures of another … Read moreEHT police want help identifying another theft suspect

Atlantic City man arrested with 172 grams of pot in car, police say

An Atlantic City man was arrested Thursday after he tried to walk away from a car stop and was found to have 172 grams of marijuana in his car, police said. When Officers Christian Ivanov and Daniel Arra stopped the car at about 1:40 p.m. in the 300 block of North Carolina Avenue, driver Robert Coppin … Read moreAtlantic City man arrested with 172 grams of pot in car, police say

Predictive policing one reason given for Atlantic City’s violent crime drop last year

Focusing on places rather than people helped Atlantic City’s violent crime drop nearly 36 percent last year, according to police. Risk Terrain Modeling was developed by Rutgers Professor Joel Caplan, who saw data that showed where crime was happening but didn’t seem to look deeper. “The common way that crime is analyzed and used for … Read morePredictive policing one reason given for Atlantic City’s violent crime drop last year