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A Lacey man who sold a 35-year-old woman fentanyl in November that ended up killing her has been charged in her death, authorities said. Jehmar Barrett, 34, drew a charge of strict liability drug induced death Friday on top of earlier charges in the case. The woman died in Toms River on Nov. 24, Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer said in a release. Police that day went to an Alabama ...

LONG BRANCH – A township man who stabbed two victims with a kitchen knife in 2017 was sentenced to eight years in prison Thursday. Dennismar Andrade, 30, was arrested in February 2017. He allegedly stabbed a sleeping woman and a male victim four days earlier, according to a criminal complaint. Andrade pleaded guilty to second degree aggravated assault before Monmouth County Superior Court ...

STAFFORD - A traveling school nurse was suspended from the district after she decided to stop wearing a face mask to work, in defiance of a mask mandate she called "child abuse." Erin Pein, 35, reported to work for two days without wearing a face mask before she was suspended, she described in a Facebook video posted by Republican gubernatorial candidate Hirsh Singh. In the video, Pein said ...

NEPTUNE - Township parents spoke out during a school board meeting Wednesday night against the vice principal who threw a beer at fellow diners after a transphobic confrontation last weekend that has since gone viral. During the Zoom board meeting that drew 140 attendees, Superintendent Tami Crader issued a strong statement against Neptune Middle School Vice Principal Michael Smurro, whose ...

NEPTUNE – Two Neptune men are in custody after stabbing each other during a fight in a McDonald’s parking lot Tuesday night, Neptune Township Captain Michael J. McGhee said. Police responded to a report of a stabbing at the fast food restaurant on Route 35 at 5:11 p.m., officials said. Quron Patterson, 23, and Kironn Hamilton, 31, were in the middle of a fight when officers separated them, ...

JACKSON - The New Jersey Attorney General has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the township and its land-use boards, alleging officials took action to "make it harder for Orthodox Jews to practice their religion and deter them from moving" to Jackson. The complaint calls out specific ordinances and enforcement actions undertaken by the township council and township officials, including the ...

HIGHLANDS - Elizabeth Dellapietro's dog was enjoying the backyard last week when an aggressive, rabid raccoon attacked. The 63-year-old Highlands resident said the raccoon would not let go of her dog, Tilly, a 10-pound chihuahua mix. "When I heard my dog scream in pain, I ran outside and I picked up a metal watering can and beat it (the raccoon) on its back to let go of my dog," she said. The ...

Rashad Rochelle had many conversations with college coaches throughout his recruiting process, with major programs vying to land one of the top prospects in Illinois for the Class of 2022. Rutgers was among those programs. In talking to the Scarlet Knights coaching staff, particularly head coach Greg Schiano and wide receivers coach Tiquan Underwood, something significant stood out. "The big ...

TOMS RIVER - Mitchell Larsen wanted to get a COVID-19 vaccine to prepare for his upcoming summer of lifeguarding. Larsen, 22, of Lacey, wasn't expecting to also get elbow bumps from New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy as he got his first shot of the Moderna vaccine in his arm at the Perlmutter ShopRite on Fischer Boulevard. "I wanted that extra bit of safety" should he have to rescue someone this ...

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