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Lower Township Police Department
Monday June 14th, 2021 :: 03:43 p.m. EDT


Man with a Firearm and Hatchet Arrested at Higbee Beach

On Saturday, June 12, 2021, at approximately 2:24 p.m., Lower Township Police were dispatched to Higbee Beach for a report of a suspicious man with a handgun and hatchet in his waistband walking around the area. Officers arrived on the scene and were able to locate the man at the beach entrance and arrested him without incident. Both the hatchet and firearm, (located in the parking lot), were safely retrieved.  The firearm was confirmed to be a pellet gun.
Nelson P. Delisa,38, of Levittown, PA was charged with Unlawful Possession of Weapons, Possession of CDS, Possession/Distribution Hypodermic Syringes and released on summons pending a future court date.

Lower Township Police Department
405 Breakwater Rd
Cape May, NJ 08204

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-886-1619

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