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  1. Ocean County prosecutor fires detective who sued over alleged misconductRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato shown in a 2014 file photo speaking during liability training for police officers. Coronato fired a detective who alleged misconduct occurred in the prosecutor's office.

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  2. Man accused of being high in head-on fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    TOMS RIVER - A Jackson man who police say was high when he caused a crash that killed a bank executive was charged with aggravated manslaughter early Friday, authorities said. Jack Kennedy Jr., 34, was arrested at his home and charged in the July 14 fatal car crash that killed Michael Gormley, 60, of the Lanoka Harbor section of Lacey Township, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato and Toms River Police Chief Mitch Little announced.

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  3. Nearly 1K decks of heroin found at Brick home, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Jersey Journal

    BRICK - Three people were arrested Thursday and a significant quantity of narcotics was seized following a lengthy investigation by the police department's Drug Enforcement Unit, police said in a statement. Members of the Special Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant around 5:45 p.m. at a Bethany Lane home, where they found 933 packaged decks of heroin, Subutex and Alprazolam pills as well as $543 believed to be profits from drug sales, police said.

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  4. Authorities seize heroin, steroids in Lacey drug raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Jersey Journal

    TOMS RIVER - Two Forked River men were arrested Friday after detectives found heroin and steroids in their home, authorities announced on Tuesday. Theodore J. Vansanten and Jason A. Fiorvante are facing drug charges after authorities raided their Haines Street home in the Forked River section of Lacey Township, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato and Lacey police Chief Michael DiBella said in a joint statement.

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  5. Slain girl's brother shocked her killer moved in nearbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Jersey Journal

    Barbara Harrison was 13 years old in November 1985 when she was attacked by a 15-year-old neighbor and raped and killed. TOMS RIVER - It's been nearly 31 years since the last time Frank Harrison saw his then 13-year-old sister, Barbara.

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  6. SUV catches fire after crash, authorities saidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Jersey Journal

    TOMS RIVER - A sport utility vehicle burst into flames on Thursday morning after it crashed with another car in Toms River, authorities said. The crash occurred at 7:30 a.m. after a 2013 Subaru Forester driven by Caitlin Russo, 27, of Toms River, made a left turn onto Lomell Lane from Bey Lea Road, said Ralph Stocco, spokesman for the Toms River Police Department.

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  7. 3 hospitalized after car, dump truck collide on Route 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Jersey Journal

    Howell Township firefighters responded to the crash, which shut down Route 9 in both directions for several hours on Wednesday. HOWELL - Three people were hospitalized Wednesday following a two-vehicle crash that shut down Route 9 near the Lakewood border for several hours.

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  8. Man, 63, had thousands of child porn images on computer, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Jersey Journal

    TOMS RIVER - A 63-year-old Manchester man was arrested Tuesday after authorities found thousands of child pornography images on his computer, officials said. Authorities were led to Lawrence Fascia after the FBI received an anonymous tip that he was distributing child pornography on the internet, Al Della Fave, spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, said in a news release.

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  9. Alleged Toms River bank robber identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Jersey Journal

    Toms River police are searching for Kevin Nann, who is pictured in this surveillance camera photograph. TOMS RIVER - Police identified Wednesday the suspect wanted in connection with a bank robbery on Tuesday as 26-year-old Kevin Nann.

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  10. Police seek help in Toms River bank robbery investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Jersey Journal

    Police say the man seen in this surveillance photograph took an undetermined amount of cash from the Investors Savings bank on Fischer Boulevard Tuesday afternoon. A man entered the bank around 12:32 p.m. and handed a teller a note demanding money, said Toms River police Officer Ralph Stocco.

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  11. Suspected car thief who crashed after police chase arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Jersey Journal

    LAKEWOOD - A Lakewood man who crashed after police called off their pursuit of him has been charged with stealing the car he was driving, authorities said Tuesday. Christian Hernandez-Ruiz, 42, was charged with burglary and auto theft on Monday after authorities determined the car he was driving when he crashed on July 3 was stolen, said Al Della Fave, spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.

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  12. Courthouse worker nabbed in massive drug bust, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Jersey Journal

    ATLANTIC CITY - An administrator at the Ocean County Courthouse in Toms River was among the nearly two-dozen people who were arrested earlier this month in a drug bust that seized nearly a half million dollars in drugs, officials said. Aisha Brathwaite, 34, of Egg Harbor City, was arrested on July 7 and charged with conspiracy to distribute drugs, authorities announced in a news release sent out on July 8. Brathwaite started as an administrator in Ocean County Superior Court in February 2015 and was suspended without pay on July 11 pending the completion of the criminal case, Winnie Comfort, spokeswoman for the state judiciary, said on Monday.

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  13. Q&A with Frankie Edgar | What's next for the UFC fighter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Jersey Journal

    Edgar was cut in the first round and peppered with blows in the next four, losing the bloody battle, according to all three judges' scorecards. Aldo, who also beat Edgar in a five-round, unanimous decision in UFC 156, won the decision 49-46, 49-46, 48-47.

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  14. Police ID man killed in head-on Ocean County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Jersey Journal

    A 60-year-old Lacey Township man died Thursday after his car was struck head-on by an SUV on Whitesville Road in Toms River on July 14, 2016, police said. TOMS RIVER - A 60-year-old Lacey Township man died Thursday after his car was struck head-on by an SUV heading in the opposite directions, police said.

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  15. Man recalls daring rescue in fatal boat crash off LBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Jersey Journal

    BARNEGAT LIGHT - It was a typical day of fishing out on the Barnegat Bay for Todd Marone, as he had done many times before. The New Jersey National Guard sergeant grew up fishing in the Oyster Creek Channel.

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  16. Police seek information in Manchester motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Jersey Journal

    Manchester police are seeking information in connection with a crash involving a motorcycle on Monday night. MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP - Police are seeking information on a vehicle that fled the scene of a motorcycle crash Monday night in the Pine Lake Park section of town.

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  17. Man charged in Barnegat pellet-gun holdupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Jersey Journal

    BARNEGAT - A Toms River man was in custody Monday after authorities said he shot a pizza delivery person with a pellet-style gun during a robbery attempt last week. The victim was making a delivery on Lexington Boulevard shortly before 11:30 p.m. Thursday when a man approached, pointed a gun at him and demanded cash, police said.

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  18. Man shot by police charged with pointing gun at them, authorities saidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | The Jersey Journal

    TOMS RIVER - A man shot by police after he allegedly pointed a gun at them has been charged with aggravated assault and weapons offenses in the Thursday night encounter in Toms River that left him hospitalized. Timothy J. Sauers, 29, of Toms River, was charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon, according to the police report.

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  19. Toms River man charged with arson, assaulting a nurseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

    TOMS RIVER - A 40-year-old township man was charged with aggravated arson after being arrested for an unrelated assault on a hospital nurse. At approximately 5:20 a.m. on May 19, the Beachwood police and fire departments responded to a shed fire set behind 417 Atlantic City Boulevard.

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  20. Bon Jovi surprises fan battling cancer at his Toms River restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

    Surrounded by her family on Saturday, her dreams became reality when Bon Jovi appeared at the family's table at Bon Jovi's Soul Kitchen restaurant in Toms River. Cesario and her family were invited to the superstar's second New Jersey restaurant for dinner, Cesario's daughter, Rosie Skripkunis, wrote on Facebook .

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