92.7 WOBM News Flash Briefing: December 20
Conditions are right for Code Blue in New Jersey tonight. Ocean County's two warming centers, where homeless individuals can find rest away from the elements, are in Lakewood and Toms River.
A Toms River man who worked as a private security guard for the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission office in Lodi is one of ten defendants in what investigators describe as a bribes-for-licenses scam. Mark Hingston allegedly had a role in enabling more than 220 people to get licenses and permits without written exams for cash to a former MVC clerk.
For supporting the federal tax code overhaul that represents President Trump's first legislative win, shore Congressman Tom MacArthur earns scorn from Governor-elect Phil Murphy. MacArthur spent the afternoon pointing out upsides to constituents by phone. Murphy characterized the bill as a sellout to the rich, and accused the Republican of turning his back on New Jersey.
A Tuesday night crash in Neptune Township takes a motorcyclist's life. Police who resopnded to the Route 33 collision site said that it does not appear suspicious. No charges have been filed against the driver of the SUV involved.
Be on the lookout for an armed robbery suspect who's evading the law in Monmouth County. Ocean Township police believe that Luis Davila has been surfacing in Asbury Park and Neptune Township.
The motorcyclist who died in a crash on Route 33 in Neptune Tuesday night is identified as Michael Hiller of Tinton Falls. Detectives said that Miller was thrown from his bike after it was hit by a SUV driven by a Neptune City resident.