Ocean County man gets five years for trying to lure ‘teen boy’ for sex

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An Ocean County man was sentenced to five years in prison after admitting to trying to lure a teenage boy to his home for sex.But the 15-year-old boy was really an undercover police officer who was part of “Operation Open House,” a multi-agency operation that targeted those using social media to lure underage teens for … Read moreOcean County man gets five years for trying to lure ‘teen boy’ for sex

Atlantic City armed robbery suspect allegedly dropped gun fleeing police

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An armed robbery suspect was arrested after he allegedly dropped his gun while fleeing Atlantic City police.A 33-year-old man stopped Officer Janicquea Harold around Indiana and Atlantic avenues just after 7 a.m. Friday, saying he was robbed at gunpoint, Sgt. Kevin Fair said.The unnamed victim said the suspect pointed a gun and took his money … Read moreAtlantic City armed robbery suspect allegedly dropped gun fleeing police

Fire that burned vacant Atlantic City home deemed suspicious

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A fire that burned a vacant Atlantic City row home Saturday morning is “absolutely suspicious,” Fire Chief Scott Evans said.Firefighters worked quickly to contain the blaze at 181 Lincoln Avenue, and keep it from damaging the homes connected on either side.Both neighboring homes were evacuated.“This was called a second alarm immediately,” Evans said. “Flames were … Read moreFire that burned vacant Atlantic City home deemed suspicious