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    Santa Sheriff: Ocean County Sheriff’s Office to distribute toys

    The Ocean County Sheriff’s Office will be distributing toys to families in need this holiday season and is asking for the public’s generosity. 

    During its annual toy drive, officers will distribute toys at police departments throughout Ocean County between Dec. 17 and Dec. 22. 

    Participating departments include Barnegat, Lacey, Ocean Gate, Pine Beach, Point Boro (including Mantoloking and Bay Head), Tuckerton (including Eagleswood), Ship Bottom (including Long Beach Township, Harvey Cedar, and Surf City), and Seaside Heights (including Lavallette). Click here for the distribution schedule for each police department. 

    Residents of the aforementioned municipalities need to click here to complete the toy drive application form. If you live in a town that is not listed, the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office requests that you contact your local police department for its area toy drive representative.

    If you’d like to donate new, unwrapped toys, click here for bin locations. Dec. 20 is the last day to donate. 

    Anyone with questions is asked to call the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office at (732) 929-2044 or Sgt. J. Schevlin at (732) 929-4722.

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