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Toms River settled a homeowner’s lawsuit for $135,000. Man alleged police used excessive force during his arrest, which occurred during a burglary investigation at his home.

On February 23, 2023, the Township of Toms River (Ocean County, NJ) paid $125,000 ($10,000 was paid earlier to one of the man’s daughters) to a homeowner who said that police entered his home and aggressively arrested him after breaking down his front door to investigate a burglary. One of the officers involved had been […]