Atlantic County rallies for Overdose Addiction Awareness Day

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Atlantic County marks International Overdose Awareness Day on Saturday beginning with a rally in Atlantic City.Recovery Force will host the gathering from 1 to 4 p.m. at O’Donnell Memorial Park.It’s one of dozens across the country meant to create one voice calling for action to end the epidemic of addiction and overdose deaths.There will also … Read moreAtlantic County rallies for Overdose Addiction Awareness Day

Free Narcan at AtlantiCare pharmacies

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AtlantiCare will mark International Overdose Awareness Day a day early by providing free Narcan at its pharmacies Friday.Recovery specialists will also be available at each location.The Narcan will be available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., while supplies last.The locations include: AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus, 1925 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City William Gormley AtlantiCare … Read moreFree Narcan at AtlantiCare pharmacies

Pleasantville man arrested three times in three days is released from jail

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A Pleasantville man accused of stealing three vehicles within three days and crashing two of them has been released from jail.Joshua Roe, 26, was arrested last week after he allegedly stole a work truck from the Mays Landing Campus of Atlantic Cape Community College, and then led police on a chase through Pleasantville and into … Read morePleasantville man arrested three times in three days is released from jail

EHT man was allegedly ordering parts online that could build illegal assault weapons

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An Egg Harbor Township man was allegedly ordering parts online that could be used to build several assault firearms that are illegal in New Jersey.Christopher Pespas, 72, was arrested after a month-long investigation that found he was ordering rifle parts, high-capacity magazines and ammunition for various handguns and rifles, including assault firearms, Lt. Michael Finnerty … Read moreEHT man was allegedly ordering parts online that could build illegal assault weapons

Atlantic City man sentenced to five years in fatal shooting

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An Atlantic City man who armed himself for protection was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday for killing a man who allegedly attacked him.Howard Cassell, now 32, was taking his regular cigarette break at about 11 a.m. March 12, 2018, outside A.C. Linen when he was approached by two men, surveillance video shows.One of … Read moreAtlantic City man sentenced to five years in fatal shooting