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Toms River, New Jersey is located in Ocean County. Zip codes in Toms River, NJ include 08754, 08753, and 08755. The median home price in Toms River is $279,500 which is roughly $151/per square foot. More Toms River information.

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3 hrs ago | Patch.com

Berkeley Police Arrest Two For Heroin Possession

Berkeley police recently arrested a Seaside Heights man and a Toms River man and charged them with possession of heroin and possession of hypodermic syringes, Police Chief Karin T. DiMichele said.

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13 hrs ago | Patch.com

POLL: Toms River, Ocean County Most Dangerous Places To Live? Really?

Yes, Hurricane/Superstorm Sandy were obviously terrible. The heroin epidemic has plagued Ocean County as much as its plagued areas better known for the scourge of drug abuse.

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20 hrs ago | NJ.com

N.J. State Police graduate fewer minorities but more women in latest class of recruits

The State Police graduated 149 new troopers yesterday, adding more women than it did in the two previous classes combined, but losing some ground on the racial and ethnic minority mix of its graduates.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Patch.com

Toms River Council Amends Contract With Sandy Debris Monitoring Firm

The Toms River Council recently unanimously approved an contract amendment with the company used for debris monitoring services after Superstorm Sandy.

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News12.com

149 graduate from New Jersey State Police Academy

The New Jersey State Police is gaining 149 new state troopers. The 154th State Police recruit class will graduate during ceremonies in Toms River on Friday.

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Patch.com

Crack Cocaine Bust In Toms River

A 20-year-old Lakewood man was arrested Wednesday at the Shop Rite parking lot in Toms River on crack cocaine charges, police said.

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NorthJersey.com

Sunshine, Sandy recovery boost shore summer biz

Good weather and greater awareness that the Jersey shore has made huge strides in recovering from Superstorm Sandy helped make the second summer after the storm better than the first one, many shore merchants and elected officials say.

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The Jersey Journal

Work on Route 35 to resume Tuesday after summer break

Work on a $265 million reconstruction of Route 35 on Barnegat Penninsula will resume on Tuesday, Gov. Chris Christie's office announced, after the bulk of the job was suspended for the busy summer season.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Patch.com

Crash On Parkway Exit Ramp Snarling Traffic Northbound in Toms River

A crash just off the Garden State Parkway near Route 37 in Toms River is tying up traffic northbound on the Parkway, according to 511nj.org.

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Asbury Park Press

Gas stink on Route 35 as repair work is doneGas stink on Route 35 as...

Gas stink on Route 35 as repair work is done Old gas mains are being replaced as part of the Route 35 reconstruction project.

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Asbury Park Press

Lacey Township police blotterLacey Township police blotterLacey...

Theft from a Vehicle - On Monday, August 25, 2014, at 8:06 a.m., Officer John D. Simonson responded to headquarters for a theft report.

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Asbury Park Press

Ocean County to spend $22.8M to modernize police, crime workOcean...

Police, fire and EMS radio communications, Ocean County C.S.I., to get makeover during next 12 to 18 months Ocean County to spend $22.8M to modernize police, crime work Police, fire and EMS radio communications, Ocean County C.S.I., to get makeover during next 12 to 18 months Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1tLSkQ2 Ocean County ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Toms River cops charge Jackson man with cocaine, heroinToms River...

Peeterson C. Mentor, 33, of Trinity Place, Jackson is charged this week with possession of cocaine and heroin in packages stamped "Miami Heat" and "Polo" following his arrest, according to court documents.

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Asbury Park Press

Brick man assaulted, robbed woman of $300, cops sayBrick man...

Ryan W. Walsh, 22, of the 1000 block of Mulberry Place, was charged with robbery this week after police say he pushed a woman to the ground and ran away with $300 cash from her purse.

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Patch.com

Township Lifts Outdoor Water Use Restrictions

Mandatory water restrictions the Manchester Township water uility imposed Aug. 11 have been lifted, after the source of a surge in usage -- a leaky water main -- was repaired.

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Patch.com

Kelaher To Attend Climate Change Workshop In Norway

Toms River Mayor Thomas F. Kelaher has been tapped to attend a three-day conference in September on climate change in Oslo, Norway, according to a press release from the mayor's office.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Patch.com

Ghosts Of Sandy Still Visible In Ortley Beach

It's nearly two years since Superstorm Sandy blasted into Ortley Beach and decimated this small section of Toms River.

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Asbury Park Press

Sexual Assault house in Toms RiverSexual Assault house in Toms...

Tina's House, a violent crime and sexual abuse investigation unit, part of the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office on Hadley Ave in Toms River.

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The Advertiser News (North)

Sussex church group helps rebuild Jersey Shore

Sixteen members of the First Presbyterian Church of Sussex spent a week in July working on homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy at the New Jersey Shore.

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Patch.com

Toms River Mom Found Unconscious With Toddler, Heroin in Car

A Toms River woman has been charged with child endangerment and drug possession after she was found unconscious in her car over the weekend, with her 2-year-old son and five bags of heroin.

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