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Press Release - 2018


June 9

Cape May County Sheriff's Office Provides Security

for Public Officials during the Zoo's 40th Celebration

Saturday June 9th marked the Cape May County Zoo's 40th Anniversary. On this monumental anniversary for Zoo there was a host of state and local officials present to take part in the festivities, along with the thousands of guests the Zoo normally welcomes. Secretary of State Tahesha Way, Senator Jeff Van Drew, Assemblyman Bob Andrzejczak, Cape May County Freeholders Gerald Thornton, Marie Hayes, Jeff Pierson and Ocean City Councilman Bob Bahr.

Sergeant First Class Tom Hegarty, was responsible for coordinating the proper security coverage for the event, the guests and the officials. He personally was involved as the security escort for the Secretary of State Tahesha Way as she toured the Zoo with her staff and family.

 

 

 


 

May 24

2018 Bloodhound Academy Class #3 Graduation

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Click on the picture to see The Bloodhound Academy Training Video


The new graduates of the Cape May County Sheriff's Bloodhound Academy Class #3 are ready to hit the streets after completing twelve weeks of training with instructors Sergeant Russell Norcross, Sergeant Beth Perednas and Officer Randy Mistic at the Cape May County Sheriff's Office K-9 Training Compound.

The graduates are K9 Memphis and handler Sergeant Darrell Meyers of the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office and K9 Forrest and handler Investigator Justin Bursztyn of the Hudson County Sheriff's Office.

This Bloodhound Academy was conducted by the Cape May County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the National Police Bloodhound Association and the Cape May County Police Academy. Curriculum included basic man trailing, scent articles, trail work, report writing, criminal laws, first- aid for K-9's, mental illness awareness, critical incident stress management, SWAT / tactical training and trailing and K-9 deployment.


May 19

LoBiondo's 11th Annual and Final Congressional Youth Advisory Council

This is Congressman LoBiondo's 11th annual and final Congressional Youth Advisory Council. He and Sheriff Nolan met with more than 30 students representing more than 20 southern NJ high schools from his 2nd congressional district at the Cape May County Public Safety Training Center.

The purpose of the Youth Advisory Council is to give students throughout South Jersey an opportunity to sit down with U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo and discuss issues important to them and talk about current events facing the nation. There are 4 meetings a year which are Saturday mornings starting at 10am and finishing at approximately 2:00pm. After each meeting the members participate in a fun and educational activity.

The group had a 2 hour Q & A with the Congressman & Sheriff on a wide variety of topics including Gun control, President Trump, United Nations, protecting our schools, Iran deal, gas prices, Palestine, Israel and Jerusalem. They broke for lunch and then Sheriff Nolan gave them a demonstration of the many different facets that he offers the County of Cape May as its Sheriff.



May 16

Middle Township High School Graduate Earns Gold Award -

The Girls Scouts Highest Honor

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Left to right - Hanna's Father, Officer Robert Farrow; Hanna's Sister Tamara Farrow, Hanna Farrow, Sheriff Bob Nolan, Hanna's Mother Tiffany Farrow
Sheriff Bob Nolan, Hanna's Sister Tamara Farrow

 

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Left to Right - Hanna Farrow, Hanna's Mother Tiffany Farrow, Hanna's Father, Officer Robert Farrow; Hanna's Sister Tamara Farrow
Hanna Farrow

 

Surrounded by a large group of family and friends at Bethel Commandment Church on May 16, 2018, 19 year old Hannah Farrow received her Gold Award, the Girl Scouts Highest Honor. Sheriff Robert "Bob" Nolan presented an engraved rosewood pocketknife and a gold coin. It was the first award he presented as sheriff.

"This is one of the things I enjoy the most about my job," he said. As Undersheriff, Nolan attended Ruby Washington's Gold Scout ceremony last July. "At that time, I met Hannah and she said to me, 'you'll be back to present that award to me,'" he said.


May 14

Cape May County Honors Fallen Law Enforcement Officers

 

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Chief Physical Training Instructor Matt Schaeffer; Cape May County Sheriff Bob Nolan; and CMC Freeholder Vice-Director Len Desiderio

 

Cape May County's Law Enforcement Community lived up to its slogan "Never Let Them Walk Alone" last week when they gathered at the Public Safety Training Center in Crest Haven for the County Law Enforcement Memorial. The event is held in remembrance of law enforcement officers who made the supreme sacrifice while in the service of their fellow Cape May County Citizens.

To see the entire article click here to go to the OCNJ DAILY online.


May 10

April 2018 Cape May County Sheriff's Office Child Support Sweep

The Cape May County Sheriff Office participated in a state wide sweep for non-support warrants conducted by all Sheriff's Offices over the last few days. "Eleven (11) individuals were arrested for sixteen (16) non-support warrants. Six (6) subjects were incarcerated at the Cape May County Correctional Center," according to Sheriff Robert Nolan. These arrested individuals were taken before probation and the courts where $3,112.00 was collected in non-support payments. The following persons were arrested for non-support payments:

NAME

DATE ARRESTED

TOWN ARRESTED

AGE

1) SKYE GIESECKE

4/17/2018

ERMA, LOWER TWP

35

2) *ROBERT REED

4/17/2018

VILLAS, LOWER TWP

39

3) DARYL EDWARDS

4/17/2018

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, MIDDLE TWP

32

4) JAMES BELLAMY

4/17/2018

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, MIDDLE TWP

35

5) DUANE PITT

4/17/2018

WHITESBORO, MIDDLE TWP

45

6) JOSHUA WAKEFIELD

4/17/2018

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, MIDDLE TWP

30

7) *JORGE VALENTIN

4/17/2018

WILDWOOD CREST

22

8) JAMES DUNKELBERGER

4/18/2018

BURLEIGH, MIDDLE TWP

33

9) JOANN STANSBURY

4/18/2018

BY LOWER TWP PD

36

10) JOHN BEMESDERFER

4/18/2018

BY GLOUCESTER TWP PD

41

11) OVIDIO RIVERA

4/18/2018

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, MIDDLE TWP

56

Arrests on municipal/other warrants:

  1. JOSEPH QUINN - ACS WARRANT OUT OF SOUTHAMPTON

  2. JENNIFER QUINN - ACS WARRANT OUT OF MIDDLE TWP

  3. RYAN SOVANI - ATS WARRANT OUT OF WILDWOOD

  4. * ROBERT REED - ACS WARRANT OUT OF LOWER TWP

  5. *JORGE VALENTIN - ACS WARRANT OUT OF WILDWOOD CREST; ALSO CHARGED WITH 2 COUNTS OF POSS OF CDS; (HERION AND MARIJUANA); POSS OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA

"I want to commend the officers from the Law Enforcement Division and the Correction Division for outstanding job performances. These arrests were done most professionally and with the safety of all concerned," said Sheriff Nolan.

Sheriff Nolan continued by saying, "I encourage all citizens to assist our agency in apprehension of persons with outstanding warrants by reporting to our agency's Warrants Unit. Please do not approach people whom we currently have warrants for.

Please use our anonymous texting of tips program or our TIP411 app to report suspicious activity."

DO NOT use the TIP411 program to report EMERGENCIES. Call 911 if you have an EMERGENCY.


January 01

A New Sheriff in Town!!

Undersheriff Robert A. Nolan has taken the oath of Office to be the next Sheriff of Cape May County. Bob Nolan began on January 01, 2018 as the new Sheriff and Frank Sippel took the position of Undersheriff for the Law Enforcement Division.

 

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Revised on June 21, 2018

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