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January 15, 2022

Bellmawr Police Officer Anthony Franklin Exonerated; Found Innocent Of All Charges

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews BELLMAWR, NJ (December 15, 2022)(CNBNews)--A Bellmawr Police Officer who was accused of sucker-punching a man at a wedding held at the Marion Catering Hall, Cinnaminson in May 2019 has been found innocent of all charges, according to court documents obtained by CNBNews. Those documents, dated December 14, 2020, from the Cinnaminson Municipal Court, titled “Civil Action Expungement Order, state in part, "THIS MATTER having resulted in an arrest/charge not resulting in a conviction or adjudication of delinquency (dismissal, acquittal, discharge without a find of guilt) for ANTHONY J. FRANKLIN, and it appears that the... Read more →


Resident of Westampton Charged with Possession, Distribution of Child Pornography

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Westampton Township Police Chief Stephen Ent announced that a 35-year-old Westampton Township man has been charged with possessing and distributing child sexual abuse material. Myles T. Doyle, of the first block of Fieldcrest Drive, was charged with three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (two Second Degree and one Third Degree). He was arrested Tuesday at his residence and lodged in the Burlington County Jail in Mount Holly. He was ordered to be detained during a hearing in Superior Court. The case will now be prepared for presentation to a grand jury... Read more →


Don't Ditch Those Cloth Masks Says Rutgers Dr.

Rutgers Microbiologist: The CDC is considering upgrading its guidance to recommend that people opt for highly protective N95 masks to protect against COVID-19 in the face of growing evidence that cloth masks are not effective against the Omicron variant. Rutgers microbiologist Martin Blaser, M.D., director of the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, explains the reason for the evolving guidance and what to do if you only have a cloth mask available. Feel free to run quotes from our Q&A with Martin Blaser or contact Patti Verbanas to schedule an interview with him. What does the data show about cloth... Read more →


Jamal Preston, 27, of Egg Harbor Township, Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Arson

Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on January 13, 2022, Jamal Preston, 27, of Egg Harbor Township, pled guilty before the Honorable Guy P. Ryan, J.S.C., to one count of Aggravated Arson – by purposely or knowingly placing another in danger of death or bodily injury – in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:17-1a(1), as well as a second count of Aggravated Arson – with purpose to destroy the building or structure of another – in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:17-1a(2), relative to an incident that occurred in Lakewood Township on August 22, 2020. Additionally, Preston pled guilty to an unrelated... Read more →


Dusita Haydu (nee Nicolin), 61, of Westville

Dusita Haydu (nee Nicolin), on January 13, 2022, of Westville. Age 61. Beloved wife of the late Francisc Haydu. Devoted mother of Ildiko Haydu and Eva Haydu. Loving sister of Miodrag Nicolin. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a viewing from 12 noon to 1pm Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, BELLMAWR, 200 S. Black Horse Pike, Bellmawr, NJ 08031. Funeral service 1pm at the funeral home. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery, Chews Landing. Donations may be made in Dusita's memory to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023 or by visiting... Read more →


Two Bronx NY Residents Charged with Stealing Funds from New Jersey Senior Citizens

BARNEGAT, NJ--Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Barnegat Township Police Chief Keith A. Germain announced that on January 6, 2022, Jorge Peguero-Mendez, 34, and Richard Quinones-Perez, 24, both of the Bronx, New York, were each charged with Theft by Deception in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:20-4, as well as Conspiracy to Commit Theft by Deception in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:5-2a(1) and N.J.S.A. 2C:20-4. These charges are the result of an investigation conducted by the Barnegat Township Police Department – with the assistance of the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Economic Crime Squad – which revealed that an elderly victim residing in... Read more →


Teresa D. McGettigan (nee McGowan), of Audubon

Teresa D. McGettigan (nee McGowan), on January 13, 2022, of Audubon; formerly of Philadelphia. Age 76. Devoted mother of John McGettigan (Katy), Kevin McGettigan (Kim), Brian McGettigan (Kristin) and Denise Allman (Ben). Loving Grandmom of Haley, Samantha, Riley, Joshua, Zachary, Cara, Benjamin, Ryan, Sean, Casey, Eleanor and Louisa. Dear sister of Peg Gordon, Anne Sweeney, Lynn Maslo, Joseph McGowan, MaryJo McGowan and the late Eileen Duffy. There will be a visitation from 7pm to 9pm on Friday, January 21 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE and 8:45am to 9:45am on Saturday, January 22 at St. Joachim Parish, Annunciation BVM Church, 601... Read more →


Anthony King, 34, of Jersey City Arrested in North Carolina in Connection with Murder of Ishamell McCany

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has released the following information: Anthony King, 34, has been charged in the Nov. 13, 2021 murder of Ishamell McCany.NJ DOC On Thursday, January 13, 2022, Anthony King, 34, of Jersey City was arrested in Raleigh, North Carolina in connection with the fatal shooting of Ishamell McCany on November 13, 2021 in Jersey City. King was arrested at approximately 11:50 a.m. by members of the United States Marshals Service Eastern District of North Carolina Regional Fugitive Task Force after members of the United States Marshals Service New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force learned of... Read more →


Frank L. Caratola, age 96, of Bellmawr

Frank L. Caratola, on January 13, 2022, of Bellmawr; formerly of Camden. Age 96. Beloved husband of the late Jeannette (nee Salvatore). Devoted father of Dean (Judy) and Denise (Tim). Loving grandfather of Salvatore (Christina), Jennifer (James), Mariessa (Evan), and Tim Jr. Dear uncle of Jim Spinelli (Eleanor) and Ginger Catarina. Frank was an avid photographer and won a few awards for his photos. He was a carpenter by trade and loved helping his kids with projects around their homes. Frank proudly served in the US Navy during World War II in D-Day and would share harrowing stories about his... Read more →


Scarlet Knights Travel to Maryland Saturday, 2PM

Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. XFinity Center - (College Park, Maryland) TV: Big Ten Network (PXP: Kevin Kugler, Color: Len Elmore) Radio: Rutgers Sports Properties Radio Network (WCTC 1450 AM/WOR 710 AM; PXP: Jerry Recco and Color: Austin Johnson) WRSU 88.7 FM RU Student Radio PISCATAWAY, N.J. – The Scarlet Knights are back on the road for the for the second away game in a row in College Park against the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. The Scarlet Knights are looking to bounce back from a 66-49 loss at Penn State on Tuesday night in hopes... Read more →