UPDATE! Tuesday Briefs From WOBM News
News from Ocean & Monmouth counties and around New Jersey.
LAKEWOOD – The brother of the man on trail for the murder of Lakewood Police officer Christopher Matlosz is under arrest after allegedly making threats to shoot up Lakewood High School if his brother is convicted. According to police 20 year old Raheem Montgomerry was aprehended by police after a school resource officer tipped police to the statement.
ATLANTIC CITY – One of Atlantic City’s oldest casino’s will be getting a name change and renovation. The Atlantic City Hilton will become the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel next month…some of the changes done by owners Colony Capital will be targeting gamers with smaller budgets by lowering minimum bets at table games and making about 70% of slot machines penny slots.
HOWELL – Two Howell township residents are under arrest after police came to their house to serve a warrant and found a defaced handgun and a cache of illegal drugs on Saturday. 26 year old James Williams and 21 year old Jennifer Anderson, were wanted on Supreme Court warrants when members of the Monmouth County’s Sheriff’s Office arrived at their home they smelled marijuana and upon inspection found a gun with a scratched out serial number as well as 43 bags of heroin, less than 50 grams of marijuana and a small amount of cocaine
OCEAN (MONMOUTH) – An Ocean Township man is arrested for allegedly creating and selling fraudelent government documents. 36 year old Lucio Medina-Sanchez was arrested by the Monmouth County Prosecutors Office, local police, and Homeland Security after an investigation revealed Medina-Sanchez to allegedly creating fake Social Security cards and US permenant resident cards in his home.
MULLICA – A 77-year-old is shot to death in Atlantic County and the suspect is still at large. County Prosecutor Ted Housel says that John Kingsbury died at Atlanticare Medical Center after being rushed from his Mullica Township home Sunday. Anyone with information that can help investigators should call the county major crimes unit – 609-909-7666.