Toms River robbery suspect threatened violence in bank, say police
The man who allegedly threatened to shoot up a Toms River bank unless he was given money, five days before Christmas, awaits court proceedings while being held in the Ocean County Jail on $100,000 bail.
Santa brightens ailing children’s holiday, with help from Toms River police
Youngsters with no choice but to experience the magic of Christmas and Hannukah in a hospital setting get a big wish fulfilled - a visit from Santa, courtesy of the Toms River Police Department.
Barnegat man charged with strict liability for Stafford overdose death
The probe of a November drug death in Stafford leads to the arrest of a suspected fentanyl dealer in Barnegat.
Somers Point contractor charged with Sandy fraud in Ocean County
A South Jersey builder, accused of conning Sandy survivors in Tuckerton out of nearly $200,000, risks five to 10 years in prison if convicted of the most serious charge in a three-count indictment in Ocean County.
Barnegat woman, missing for a week, resurfaces
The search for Lisa Consiglio, the Barnegat 45-year-old whose disappearance became known December 12, comes to an agreeable end, according to Barnegat police.
Have you seen her? Search under way for missing Barnegat woman
A search has begun for a Barnegat woman not seen since Monday, December 12, and police urge anyone with knowledge of her whereabouts to contact them.
Criminal probe opens into Toms River HS North graffiti threat
The threat found scrawled on a rest room wall in Toms River High School North this week is being treated as a criminal matter, and township police say they are looking at several leads.
Road alert: Night maintenance for Route 88 bridge in Point Pleasant
If your travels take you through Point Pleasant during the next two nights, choose your route and timing wisely. The Route 88 bridge is scheduled to open and close...and open and close...and open and close.
Toms River police spice it up with Chili Cookoff win at JBJ Soul Kitchen
If you think that Toms River cops are hot-hot-hot, it's probably okay, at least in one sense. Their chili recipe can't be beat.
Woman pepper-sprayed in Stafford road rage encounter, say police
A Barnegat man accused of pepper-spraying another driver in a road-rage fit in Stafford Township will answer to a charge of aggravated assault in Stafford Municipal Court.
Priest accused of porn in Pennsylvania arrested in Toms River
A Roman Catholic priest, recently assigned to a church in Union, and listed as a fugitive wanted on child pornography charges in Pennsylvania, awaits extradition following his arrest in Toms River.
Police: Weed in diaper, syringe in hand, toddlers on board lead to charges for three
The parents of a two-year-old who allegedly hid a bag of marijuana inside the toddler's diaper, and a dad who police said they found passed out in a car, holding a syringe of heroin next to his sleeping three-year-old, face a raft of charges in Toms River.