PHILADELPHIA MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER OF HIS BROTHER IN ATLANTIC CITY EXTRADITED TO NJ

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3 PLEASANTVILLE MEN SENTENCED FOR 1ST DEGREE ATTEMPTED MURDER IN 2016 AC EXPRESSWAY SHOOTING

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SECOND TEENAGER CHARGED WITH MURDER IN FATAL SHOOTING OF AC TEEN

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ATLANTIC CITY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO DRUGS, WEAPONS CHARGES

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2 MEN SENTENCED FOR LEADER OF A NARCOTICS TRAFFICKING NETWORK, WEAPONS CHARGES

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ACPO CHIEF OF COUNTY INVESTIGATORS DAREN DOOLEY RETIRES AFTER SERVING 16 YEARS AS CHIEF

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On behalf of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, I would like to welcome you to our webpage. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office provides professional leadership and guidance through the coordination of law enforcement resources to safeguard and protect the citizenry by detection, arrest, prosecution and conviction of criminal offenders.

We recognize that you, the public, are our greatest partner in prosecuting criminal activity and solving inactive cases. Accordingly, this site is intended to provide you with vital information concerning public safety, such as helpful links to other law enforcement agencies and our partners in crime prevention, press releases regarding the status of various criminal investigations, pictures of our community engagement, and an opportunity to interact with our office in an effort to make Atlantic County safer and healthier for its citizens, and visitors, alike.

The overwhelming amount of men and women who work in the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office also live in Atlantic County. We are your neighbors, parishioners, athletic coaches, and volunteers. As such, we have a vested interest in making our community safe for everyone. Please join me, and the members of our office, in preventing crime before it occurs and obtaining justice for victims of crime, when it does occur. As always, “if you see something, say something.”
Thank you for the opportunity to serve you.

Sincerely,

DAMON G. TYNER
Atlantic County Prosecutor

 

MAYS LANDING- A 38 year-old Philadelphia man who is charged with murder in the death of his younger brother that occurred in May at Harrah’s Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City has been extradited and will appear on Wednesday for a detention hearing, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.  John A. Villante was extradited …

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MAYS LANDING- Three Pleasantville men who pleaded guilty last month to attempted murder charges for their involvement in a rolling shootout on the Atlantic City Expressway in August 2016 have been sentenced to New Jersey state prison (NJSP), Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. This morning, before Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury, Wilbert Demosthenes, 28, …

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MAYS LANDING- A 16 year-old Atlantic City male was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, and charged with murder and weapons offenses in connection to the fatal shooting of a 16 year-old male on June 15, 2019, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. “This arrest is the product of the hard work and continuing investigation …

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MAYS LANDING- On Thursday, an Atlantic City man pleaded guilty to weapons and narcotics charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Courtney Tiggett, 37, pleaded guilty to first-degree Maintaining a Narcotics Production Facility, second-degree Possession of a Handgun for Unlawful Purposes, second-degree Certain Person Not to Possess a Firearm and fourth degree Unlawful Possession …

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MAYS LANDING— Two men were sentenced to New Jersey state prison on Friday, August 2, 2019, co-defendants Ameer Stephens and Diaab Siddiq (aka “Marshall Davis) were sentenced on charges in connection with a county-wide drug distribution network, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Judge Patricia Wild sentenced Ameer Stephens, 38, Mays Landing, to 24 …

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MAYS LANDING- ACPO staff said farewell on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, to Chief of County Detectives Daren J. Dooley who retired after a 25 year career in law enforcement and serving 16 of those years as chief of detectives in the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office. He is the longest tenured Chief of County Investigators in …

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MAYS LANDING- A Pleasantville man was arrested early Friday morning and charged with murder in connection to the fatal shooting of a teenage female on July 25, 2019, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Nahquil Lovest, 18, was arrested Friday, July 26, 2019, in connection to the murder of 15 year-old Naimah Bell of Pleasantville. …

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MAYS LANDING- A 15 year-old Atlantic City teen was the victim of a fatal shooting early Thursday morning, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. A 911 call was received by the Atlantic City Police Department at 4:17 a.m., on July 25, 2019, and Atlantic City Police Officers responded to 102 S. Massachusetts Avenue in …

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MAYS LANDING- The ACPO Intern Program is a ten week summer program that allows both college and law students the opportunity to experience what it is like to be an Assistant Atlantic County Prosecutor. Interns get to enhance their skills through legal writing, observing court, appearing on the record in certain circumstances and participating in …

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MAYS LANDING – The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a minivan linked to a 2017 double murder in Buena Borough, Atlantic County. On September 16, 2017 around 1:19am, Damon Jones, 34, of Bridgeton, NJ and Talisa Colon, 23, of Vineland, NJ, were fatally shot as they sat in a …

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