5 INDIVIDUALS ARRESTED, DRUGS, WEAPONS SEIZED AFTER JOINT, NARCOTICS INVESTIGATION IN EHT

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ATLANTIC CITY POLICE OFFICERS PAY IT FORWARD WITH RANDOM ACTS OF COPNESS IN THANKSGIVING TURKEY GIVEAWAY

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ACPO MAJOR CRIMES UNIT SEEKS ASSISTANCE IN IDENTIFYING WITNESS TO NOV. 13, 2021 HOMICIDE

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15 YEARS LATER INVESTIGATION OF QUADRUPLE HOMICIDE IN WEST ATLANTIC CITY CONTINUES

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MAN SENTENCED TO STATE PRISON FOR ENDANGERING WELFARE OF A CHILD BY SEXUAL CONDUCT

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INTERNATIONAL FRAUD AWARENESS WEEK: ACPO FINANCIAL CRIMES UNIT WARNS PUBLIC OF CRYPTOCURRENCY SCAMS

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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— Following a joint investigation by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and Egg Harbor Township Police Department, five individuals were arrested on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at a home in Egg Harbor Township after members of the ACPO Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit, the Egg Harbor Township Police Department and SWAT successfully executed a …

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ATLANTIC CITY- Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, officers of the Atlantic City Police Department’s Community Relations Unit and Neighborhood Coordination Officers (NCO) paid it forward with 300 RANDOM ACTS OF COPNESS, as they distributed 300 turkeys to city residents who attended a turkey giveaway on Thursday, Nov. 18. Atlantic City residents lined up …

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PLEASANTVILLE-The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit is seeking assistance in identifying a witness to the homicide of a man in Pleasantville on the morning of Nov. 13, 2021, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. The individual in this video and still-image is being sought as a witness to the homicide of Ivan …

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP— November 20, 2021, marks 15 years since the discovery of the bodies of four women dumped in a drainage ditch in West Atlantic City. Today, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill reminded the public that the investigation remains active by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit and their law enforcement partners. “I would …

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MAYS LANDING— A Mullica Township man was sentenced to New Jersey state prison after pleading guilty to Endangering the Welfare of a Child by Sexual Conduct, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Anthony J. Perona, 68, was sentenced on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, to 3 years New Jersey State prison before Honorable Bernard Delury, …

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This week is observed as INTERNATIONAL FRAUD AWARENESS WEEK and the ACPO Financial Crimes Unit is advising the public to exercise caution in connection to cryptocurrency scams. This scam is a type of investment fraud that involves criminals stealing money from people who are hoping to invest in the new world of digital currency. The …

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MAYS LANDING-A 45 year-old man, charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Mark Wright on Oct. 10, 2021, has been taken into custody by law enforcement, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Umar Abdullah was taken into custody this morning, Nov. 15, 2021, in Egg Harbor City by members of the U.S. Marshall’s …

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PLEASANTVILLE- An investigation into the fatal shooting of a 41 year-old man on Saturday morning in Pleasantville is continuing by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On November 13, 2021, at approximately 9:19 a.m., the Pleasantville Police Department received a shot spotter alert and 911 call …

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PLEASANTVILLE- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit has responded to investigate a fatal shooting of a man in Pleasantville this morning, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. The shooting occurred at 914 Atlantic Avenue, Pleasantville, around 9 a.m. this morning. The male victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. This is an …

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MAYS LANDING— A 45 year-old man who is charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Mark Wright on Oct. 10, 2021, is currently wanted by authorities, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. At 4:04 a.m., Sunday October 10, 2021, Atlantic City Police received a 911 call to respond to 28 S. Georgia Avenue. …

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