92.7 WOBM News Flash Briefing: November 9
Jack Frost takes a pre-winter nip out of us as the weekend approaches. Frost and freeze advisories take effect late Friday into Saturday in 10 New Jersey counties, mostly inland, but also Atlantic and Cape May Counties.
The chill coincides with the onset of flu season. New Jersey state epidemiologist Dr. Tina Tan says that flu-like activity is low in the Garden State, but could rise in a matter of weeks.
Tinton Falls Mayor-elect Vito Perillos says he holds no grudges against anyone who didn't vote for him. The World War II vet, 93, remarked that he wore out two pairs of shoes gathering votes to oust incumbent Gerald Turning.
Reports of an online merchandising scam lead Asbury Park police to a suspect who isn't even 18 yet. The juvenile allegedly posted photos of trailers on Letgo, met victims at a supermarket, and swapped fake bills of sale and keys for cash. Poice filed four theft charges, so far.
Growth of the jury duty phone scam raises alarms at the FBI and the U.S. Marshals Service. Stay alert for callers who claim that you'll be jailed for missing a jury duty assignment unless you pay a fine with a prepaid debit card.