Patrols increased, businesses limits customers as NJ town deals with issues related to crowds

Police patrols will be increased in the coming weeks in Sea Isle City, as the city deals with issues related to large crowds.

News 12 Staff

Aug 12, 2021, 11:24 AM

Updated 974 days ago

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Police patrols will be increased in the coming weeks in Sea Isle City, as the city deals with issues related to large crowds.
Businesses are also being asked to limit the number of customers inside their stores. Condominium owners who've had issues are urged to post "no trespassing" signs.
Mayor Leonard Desiderio says, in part, “I know folks are angry and frustrated with some of the things that are going on, but we will manage this and we will keep Sea Isle true to the vision we all have for our city … that it be the place where everybody wants to be."
The mayor did not cite specific problems or say whether the incidents were criminal in nature. He also said he's designating the entire length of beach entrances as part of the beach, which means the areas will close at 10 p.m.
The Cape May County Sheriff's Department will also provide additional officers for the remaining weekends of summer.


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