Monthly Archives: October 2013

STATE POLICE ANNOUNCE THREE ARRESTS IN WOODBINE

A big fight broke out Monday morning in Woodbine, and New Jersey State Police made three arrests.  Police announced today that they arrested three adults, including one with a handgun, following a fight involving several individuals at Franklin Avenue.  24 year old Derell Wilson, 23 year old Stephon Allen, and 32 year old Alberto Rodriguez Jr. were all arrested, charged with various weapons, drug, and assault offenses.

SUCCESS: BIG DELAY IN FLOOD INSURANCE RATE PREMIUMS

A bipartisan effort to delay the implementation of big increases in flood insurance rates has been a success.  Lawmakers in Washington announced today a four year delay in increases in flood insurance premiums for millions of property owners in coastal regions of the United States.  The move is seen a key victory for coastal regions who expected to see homes for sale at lower prices once the higher flood insurance premiums kicked in.  The measure must be approved in both the House and the Senate, but passage is virtually guaranteed.

MAN HOLDS UP GAS STATION WITH GUN

A man brandished a gun while holding up a gas station. Bridgeton Police are looking for a man that held up G-Fuel and left with about $200. The suspect was described as a light-skin male, stocky build, approximately 6’0″ tall wearing a black hooded coat and dark pants and light-colored mask. The victim, identified as Denny Singh, 25, of W. Commerce St., was taken to Inspira Hospital in Bridgeton for treatment of his injury. Case is under investigation by the department’s Criminal Investigation Bureau.

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY ENDORSES VAN DREW

The daily newspaper for South Jersey has endorsed State Senator Jeff Van Drew in his reelection bid. The paper cited his ability to work with other lawmakers to get issues handled. Republican challenger Susan Adelizzi-Schmidt told the paper that she wouldn’t vote for any tax increases that Van Drew did. The paper noted “That’s a popular theme, but simply unrealistic.” The Press of Atlantic City hasn’t made any endorsement on Assembly candidates to this point.

ATLANTIC COUNTY FUGITIVE TAKEN INTO CUSTODY IN SPAIN

After more than 19 years of evading capture, Alejandro Arguedas-Aranda was taken into custody by Spanish authorities yesterday where he is currently being held. He is awaiting extradition proceedings that will bring him back to the United States for prosecution. Alejandro Arguedas-Aranda, 64, originally resided in Atlantic City. In 1994, a warrant was issued for his arrest on charges consisting of sexual assault, aggravated sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child, and child abuse, but Arguedas-Aranda could never be found. The victim was a then 6 year old girl.