Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Beach Haven Police are first in state to employ new technology to detect fake licenses
Young people looking to use fake identifications to buy liquor in Beach Haven should consider yourselves warned – local police and businesses have a new technology that will catch even the best “fakes.” Municipal Manager Richard S. Crane reported at the town's regular Council meeting last night that last weekend marked this technology's second week in use, and in that second week, police detected four bogus licenses being used at the Ketch. “With the new technology that is out, it is becoming tougher to detect fake licenses, and this software helps with detection,” Crane said at the meeting. The department purchased the system for $5,000 after Troy Sarro, who is the security manager at the Sea Shell, demonstrated the equipment to Beach …
Sunday, April 8, 2012
Center Street blaze broke out around 5:30 p.m.
A major fire that broke out early evening on Beach Haven is still under investigation by the county fire marshall, according to a representative from the fire department. Numerous fire departments from Ocean County responded to the Easter Sunday fire, the source said. The fire was located on Center Street, a main artery in Beach Haven and the home to several historic houses and a restaurant. No injuries were reported in the blaze that broke out at approximately 5:26 p.m. Officials would not comment further citing the fact that the fire is still under investigation. Patch will update as more information becomes available.
Monday, July 4, 2011
Recreational boat ran aground early Monday morning
A Coast Guard crew rescued three boaters early Monday morning after their boat ran aground in Little Egg Harbor Bay behind Beach Haven. The Coast Guard received a call at 5:33 a.m. Monday when the owner of the 34-foot Naughty Girl called watchstanders via marine radio. He reported the boat ran aground and was taking on water, according to a statement from Coast Guard Public Affairs Detachment Atlantic City. A 25-foot response boat from Coast Guard Station Beach Haven arrived on scene and took the three people off the boat and transported them to Great Bay Marina in Tuckerton. The area of Little Egg Harbor Bay – the southernmost reach of the Barnegat Bay estuary – is notoriously shallow and has many shoals outside of the main navigation …