Amber Alert for 5-year-old believed taken from Bridgeton

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An Amber Alert was issued late Tuesday night for a young girl missing nearly 31 hours.Dulce Maria Alavez, 5, was last seen at about 4:20 p.m. Monday at the Bridgeton City Park playground.While a search has been ongoing, State Police issued an Amber Alert after 11 p.m. Tuesday.The girl was last seen being led to … Read moreAmber Alert for 5-year-old believed taken from Bridgeton

Grant to fund opioid response team headed by Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office

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A half-million dollar grant with allow the creation of an Atlantic County Quick Response Team and provide overdose prevention training for first responders to help fight the opioid epidemic, Atlantic County Sheriff Eric Scheffler announced Tuesday.The Sheriff’s Office and Rowan University will work together using the money from the U.S. Department of Health & Human … Read moreGrant to fund opioid response team headed by Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office

State investigating death at Atlantic County jail

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The Attorney General’s Office is investigating the death of an Atlantic County jail inmate, a spokeswoman has confirmed.The inmate died at a local hospital, Linda Gilmore told BreakingAC.She did not identify the inmate.Gilmore said no further information is being released at this time.But BreakingAC has confirmed it was Mario Terruso Jr., 41, of Mays Landing.A … Read moreState investigating death at Atlantic County jail

Scholarship to honor slain veterans advocate

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A scholarship to honor the memory of murdered veterans advocate April Kauffman will continue her mission to help those who serve and their families, Atlantic County Crime Stoppers announced Tuesday.“I’m so honored that Crime Stoppers would think of Mom,” her daughter, Kim Pack, told BreakingAC. “When they approached me, I couldn’t say yes fast enough.”The … Read moreScholarship to honor slain veterans advocate

Man wanted in Hammonton robbery turns himself in

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A man wanted in a Hammonton armed robbery turned himself in after he was identified through a blurry photo, police said.Matthew Miller, 21, is now in the Atlantic County Justice Facility on multiple charges, including aggravated assault with a weapon and using a minor to commit a criminal offense.“To all the users that said they’ve … Read moreMan wanted in Hammonton robbery turns himself in