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Beach Haven Police Sergeant Charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child

By kbm0423 on
Ocean County

Ocean County officials announced that on May 25, Andrew Wahlberg, 50, of the Manahawkin section of Stafford Township, was charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child relative to an incident that occurred in Manahawkin on May 18.

An investigation by the Stafford Township Police Department determined that on May 18, Wahlberg - a Sergeant with the Beach Haven Police Department - left a Beretta 9mm handgun unsecured and accessible to juveniles.  

Wahlberg was served with the charge against him on a summons, pending a first appearance in Ocean County Superior Court.

The charges referenced above are merely accusations. All defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.