Rain-soaked investigators continue the manhunt for Arthur Buckel, the inmate who fled South Jersey's Ancora minimum-security lockup Tuesday and was traced to Barnegat today, triggering school lockdowns and shelter-in-place warnings there and in neighboring Ocean Township.
UPDATE: The voluntary evacuation of specific areas of Barnegat originally issued yesterday has been updated to a mandatory evacuation. According to the Barnegat Office of Emergency Management and the Barnegat Police, residents living between the Barnegat Municipal Bathing Beach and t…
Three men from Maryland and Virginia and a fourth suspect form Barnegat face a raft of charges in connection with the early Friday shooting and robbery of a victim in Barnegat, and investigators have tied them to other thefts.
Two Virginia men have charges pending connected to an overnight shooting in Barnegat while the victim remains in critical condition. Investigators are still establishing identities and searching for motives.