DELAWARE MAN SENTENCED FOR AGGRAVATED SEXUAL ASSAULT OF FEMALE UNDER AGE 16

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3 NEW DETECTIVES SWORN-IN AT ACPO

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NORTHFIELD MAN CHARGED WITH LEAVING SCENE OF FATAL ACCIDENT AFTER PEDESTRIAN IS STRUCK & KILLED

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EHT WOMAN SENTENCED TO 21 YRS IN PRISON FOR CRASH THAT KILLED MOTHER & INFANT SON

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MAN IS SENTENCED IN FATAL 2019 SHOOTING OF PLEASANTVILLE TEEN

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Statement From the Atlantic County Prosecutor

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. A large number of the 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,

CARY SHILL, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor

 

MAYS LANDING—A Delaware man who was formerly a teacher has been sentenced on charges of the Aggravated Sexual Assault of a female under 16 years-old, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On January 21, 2022, Thomas Herlihy, 37, of New Castle, Delaware, was sentenced before the Honorable Dorothy Garrabrant, J.S.C. Judge Garrabrant sentenced Herlihy …

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MAYS LANDING-Three new county detectives were sworn in at the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office on Wednesday by Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill. “Yesterday, I was grateful to conduct the swearing-in of three new ACPO detectives. This newest addition to our investigatory team will allow ACPO to continue the essential work that we do each …

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MAYS LANDING—A Northfield man has been charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident after an investigation revealed he struck and killed a pedestrian early Saturday morning in Absecon, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. A cooperative investigation by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Crash Investigations Unit and the Absecon Police Department revealed …

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MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City man has been sentenced on drug trafficking charges and for the drug induced deaths of three overdose victims, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. George Stokes, 44, was sentenced today on the following charges, which he pleaded guilty to on Oct. 15, 2021: 1st degree Leader of a Drug …

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MAYS LANDING- An Egg Harbor Township woman has been sentenced on Aggravated Manslaughter charges in connection to a motor vehicle collision that killed a mother and her infant son in 2019, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Nancy Cavanaugh, 68, was sentenced on January 10, 2022, by Judge Bernard DeLury to 21 years in …

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MAYS LANDING- A Pleasantville man was sentenced on Thursday to 10 years in New Jersey state prison for the fatal July 2019, shooting of Naimah Bell, 15, also of Pleasantville, First Assistant Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Nahquil Lovest, 20, was sentenced on an amended charge of Aggravated Manslaughter with a sentence of 10 years in …

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MAYS LANDING – A Pleasantville man has pleaded guilty to Aggravated Manslaughter in connection to the killing of a woman in Atlantic City in April 2018, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, Mark Huff, 58, pleaded guilty to Aggravated Manslaughter for the homicide of 56 year-old Vernell K. Vance. …

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MAYS LANDING- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has partnered with Stockton University’s Production Services Department and the Brigantine Police Department to produce a video that explains the process of the EXTREME RISK PROTECTION ORDER (ERPO), Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. The video serves as an informational resource to assist the public in having …

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MAYS LANDING- A Trenton woman has been arrested and charged in connection to a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred in June 2020, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On Dec. 15, 2021, detectives of the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Task Force assisted in the arrest of Taquaysha Bell, 29, at her residence …

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  MAYS LANDING- A Pleasantville man has been charged with felony murder, carjacking and weapons offenses in connection to the fatal shooting of Ivan Smith on November 13, 2021, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Jermaine Wharton, 32, is charged with the following offenses: 1st degree Felony Murder 1st degree Murder 1st degree Carjacking …

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