92.7 WOBM News Flash Briefing: December 18
Planning to mail a gift? Time to get moving. says the U.S. Postal Service, which expects the next six days to be their busiest all season. The services predicts about 7,000,000 visits to USPS.com today.
The shutoff valve is applied to the tap that let one-third of a kilogram of cocaine flow through Monmouth County every week. Hugo Hernandez of Freehold Borough, his brother, and seven others were arrested Friday following a nine-month investigation.
A Neptune Township native dies of a knife wound in South Carolina. Officials there said that Abdius Pacius did not know his alleged attacker, Matthew Scott Young, but had a disagreement with him Friday. Young is under arrest.
If you want to be sure that the State Trooper who stopped you is really on the force, call 911, say New Jersey State Police, as the hunt continues for two uniforms and several weapons taken from an unmarked car during the weekend. The SUV was recovered in North Brunswick. Investigators believe that the gear might have been used in a weekend robbery in Middlesex County.
New Jersey's public worker pension system is in trouble, but appparently not enough trouble to prevent a few officials from re-entering after they've moved on to new elected positions, say Senate Democrats who pushed the matter to a vote. The amendment applies to a 2007 exclusion law.