It’s been a busy month in Toms River and the surrounding area. Below are the top ten most-clicked on Toms River Patch stories of May, listed in reverse order.
Britain's Prince Harry did what most people would do on a sunny, spring day in Seaside Heights—take in the ocean views, then play some boardwalk games.
9. Stop FEMA Now Founder Fears Middle Class Exodus From Jersey Shore
State officials need to take the lead in obtaining easements from homeowners, so dunes can be bulked up, said Stop FEMA Now founder George Kasimos.
8. Seven Teens Accused of Throwing Wild House Party Down the Shore
Police seized 13 kegs, 20 cases of beer and drugs from Seaside Park home, according to report
Britain's Prince Harry will visit Mantoloking and Seaside Heights during a May 14 visit to New Jersey to survey damage from Superstorm Sandy
6. Bayville Man Stabbed Saturday in Seaside Heights Has Been Released; Suspect Still At Large
The stabbing followed an argument and took place just before midnight at Hemingway's Cafe.
A two month-long investigation by a number of local law enforcement agencies resulted in the arrests of 10 people, plus the seizure of cars, cash and about 140 pounds of marijuana, authorities said.
4. Teacher Suspended with Pay While School Board Investigates Alleged Police Impersonation
Toms River's Board of Education will investigate the alleged police impersonation and sex crime at Intermediate East, and the teacher who allegedly was victimized has been suspended with pay while that process unfolds, according to Superintendent of Schools Frank Roselli.
Toms River school officials did not immediately notify parents about the alleged unauthorized entry of a man identifying himself as a police officer and subsequent sexual contact on a teacher at the request of law enforcement authorities, Superintendent of Schools Frank Roselli said in a letter addressed to parents.
2. Toms River Father Charged in 4-Year-Old's Fatal Shooting Of 6-Year-Old
A Toms River man has been charged with having multiple unsecured weapons accessible to his 4-year-old son when he fatally shot 6-year-old Brandon Holt, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor James P. McClain announced.
Initial report of when a Toms River man impersonated a police officer to enter a township school where he committed aggravated sexual contact on a teacher, an indictment charges.