Never is a good time to cause false public alarms — who in their right mind would argue with that? This is especially so based on the heightened nationwide tension following the tragic events at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Nevertheless, multiple witnesses apparently heard an 18-year-old New Jersey student make alleged threats during school hours. Additionally, the suspect allegedly stated he was going to “shoot up the school,” per the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office. But he made these alleged statements on February 9, per nj dot com. The events in Parkland, FL, however, transpired on Valentine’s Day. Read More
Do you remember Jake and Caroline in Sixteen Candles? Some people know how to throw a party! Similarly, a couple of Monmouth University football players recently hosted 200-300 people at a party, per nj dot com. They had more guests than some weddings! But when a fight broke out after they turned away 30 people, police responded from Deal, Ocean Township, Long Branch, and Allenhurst. In addition to causing a fight, apparently the rejection also caused the disgruntled guests to vandalize cars. In addition, police claim several smaller fights broke out as they tried to clear the premises. Thus far, the police charged only two tenants and a guest with various offenses, including Disorderly Conduct. Keep on reading!
Another press release written by a police department made the so-called news. I blogged about this practice previously, and the problems it poses for media objectivity. Per this propaganda piece, cops in Lavallette arrested a man for maintaining heroin manufacturing facility. To his credit, however, the author disclosed his source as a “press release.”
http://www.nj.com/ocean/index.ssf/2017/01/nj_man_charged_with_maintaining_heroin_manufacturi.html (last visited January 19, 2017).
Police in Andover, NJ, charged three middle school students with cyber-harassment and harassment, per the news. About 13 to 14 years old, the youths allegedly posted an offending photo and comments on Instagram.The news, however, did not report the offensive statement. Instead, the news obliquely reported the trio posted the photo “along with alarming comments toward students,” per the police. Read more
They claim to have caught the suspect smearing dog poop on a car last October, per the news.
Indeed, the cops caught her in the act in the middle of the night, per the media. It was the night before Mischief Night.
Previously, the owners had filed nine reports that someone had spread dog poop on and damaged their vehicles.
Score: Cats 1, Dogs 0 Read more