Fatal Crash on Route 539 in Little Egg Harbor Township

Nov 06, 2019

Little Egg Harbor police responded to a crash on Route 539 at 11:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30. The 22-year-old driver hit a telephone pole and was pronounced dead at the scene. No additional information was available at press time.

Major Drug Bust in Township

The Little Egg Harbor Police Department seized 513 bags of heroin and nine bags of crack cocaine plus a quantity of marijuana during a traffic stop in the township on Oct. 10 and arrested James E. Whitfield, 28, of Atlantic City.

Whitfield was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and one count of possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute. The investigation was a cooperative effort between the Little Egg Harbor Street Crimes Unit and Patrol Division. —P.J.

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