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"Sleeper" graffiti (Brick PD)
"Sleeper" graffiti (Brick PD)
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Wakeup call works – SLEEPER graffiti suspect turns himself in

The social media buzz that grew after Brick Township police posted surveillance images of a suspected graffiti artist Thursday delivered the results they hoped. The man they sought walked into headquarters.

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Christopher Hugg (NJ State Police)
Christopher Hugg (NJ State Police)
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Body on Barnegat Bay island identified as missing Tuckerton clammer

The search for a southern Ocean County fisherman whose family reported him missing in mid-January ends with the identification of remains found on Middle Island in late April.

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"Sleeper" in action (Brick PD)
"Sleeper" in action (Brick PD)
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Vandal alert! Brick police issue wake-up call for Sleeper

A graffiti-happy vandal has tagged a bunch of buildings and vehicles in Brick Township with the legend "SLEEPER." Police plan to catch him napping, and if you've seen him, they hope to speak with you.

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Not too late for summer work – Acme, McDonald’s lead May 6 job fair in Ortley

Think all the summer jobs at the shore are taken? Think again. Two major retail chains, anticipating a busy season, lead a cadre of local businesses seeking help at a job fair May 6 at the Acme Market shopping plaza on Route 35 in Ortley Beach.

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Berkeley Township police cruiser
Berkeley Township police cruiser (Facebook)
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Bike-borne burglary suspect bagged in Berkeley Township

A burglar on a bike, is who Berkeley Township police believe is behind a car-looting spree that erupted earlier this week.

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36 Lives Lost in 34 Seconds (Navy Lakehurst Historical Society)
36 Lives Lost in 34 Seconds (Navy Lakehurst Historical Society)
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Remembering the Hindenburg explosion in Lakehurst 80 years later

May 6, 1937 is the day of one of the most historical moments in New Jersey and even world history. It was 80-years ago Saturday the Hindenburg burst into flames and crashed near The Lakehurst Naval Air Station.

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(L-R) Ptl. Victoria Raub, Chief Lisa Parker, Ptl. Gavin Reilly (Manchester Twp. PD)
(L-R) Ptl. Victoria Raub, Chief Lisa Parker, Ptl. Gavin Reilly (Manchester Twp. PD)
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Patrol Officers Victoria Raub, Gavin Reilly join Manchester PD

Two police officers rise above more than 230 of their peers to become the newest full-time guardians of the law in Manchester.

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Vermont Battles With Deadly Heroin Epidemic
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Two upcoming educational panels on New Jersey’s heroin and opioid epidemic at the shore

Education remains a vital tool in combating the opioid and heroin epidemic wreaking havoc in New Jersey and across the nation. On Thursday May 4 at the Ocean County Library in Toms River and May 9 at Ocean County College you'll have another chance to learn more about current prevention and treatment efforts ongoing.

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Stafford Twp. Special Needs Registry (Stafford PD)
Stafford Twp. Special Needs Registry (Stafford PD)
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Stafford police launch Ocean County’s first special-needs registry

Stafford Township residents with medical, mental, physical, psychological or mobility challenges who face emergencies can now rely on first-responders to know just what to do when they arrive. All it takes is enrollment in the Police Department's new Special Needs Registry.

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pugs
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PUGAPALOOZA Comes To Asbury Park This Weekend

If you're a pug-lover (or just a dog-lover in general), you'll need to visit Asbury Park this weekend!

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