ACPO BEGINS SUPERVISION OF LINWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT OPERATIONS

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NATIONAL DRUNK & DRUGGED DRIVING PREVENTION MONTH: ATLANTIC COUNTY SEES INCREASE IN FATAL CRASHES IN 2020

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SOMERS POINT MAN CHARGED IN FATAL ATLANTIC CITY SHOOTING

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LIBERTY MID-ATLANTIC HIDTA TASK FORCE: PLEASANTVILLE MAN INDICTED ON 1ST DEGREE NARCOTICS DISTRIBUTION CHARGES

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MAN & WOMAN INDICTED IN FATAL JUNE SHOOTING OF 17 YEAR-OLD MALE IN ATLANTIC CITY

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MAN CHARGED IN FATAL EHT SHOOTING OF A.C. MAN ON NOV. 21

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Statement From the Atlantic County Prosecutor

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-Effective Jan. 1, 2021, following an investigation into several complaints of alleged misconduct by Linwood Chief of Police John Hamilton the supervision of the Linwood Police Department will be under the statutory authority vested in the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office. “As such, I am compelled to exercise the authority over the day to day …

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MAYS LANDING- December is National Drunk & Drugged Driving Prevention Month, or National 3D Prevention Month and Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner would like National 3D Prevention Month to serve as a reminder to never drive impaired. Atlantic County has seen an increase in the number of motor vehicle crashes in 2020 over 2019. …

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MAYS LANDING- A Somers Point man has been arrested and charged with multiple offenses in connection to the Nov. 22 fatal shooting in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Oshshakkur Derrick, 24, is charged with the following offenses: Felony murder Kidnapping Unlawful Possession of a Weapon Attempted Robbery Robbery Attempted Murder On …

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MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic County Grand Jury has handed up an indictment against a Pleasantville man for first degree narcotics distribution charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Eric Paige, 42, has been indicted on the following charges: Possession with the intent to distribute cocaine (1st degree) Possession of cocaine (3rd degree) Money laundering …

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MAYS LANDING – A man and woman were indicted Thursday, December 10, 2020, in connection to the fatal June shooting of a 17 year-old male in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Lewis Johnson Lewis Johnson, 31, of Newark, NJ, and Shaquana Lewis 35, of Pleasantville, were arrested in June and charged …

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MAYS LANDING- An Egg Harbor Township man has been charged in the fatal shooting of Rennel Turner last month, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Devon J. Hill, 28, is charged with the following offenses: First degree Aggravated Manslaughter Second degree Possession of a Weapon Second degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon On Nov. …

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MAYS LANDING- The unsolved November 2001, homicide of Michelle Howard is not characterized as “COLD”. There is no such thing as a “Cold Case”, according to Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner. “It is my hope that we will be able to find the person(s) responsible for the death of Michelle Howard and give her …

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GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP- Keeping with their tradition since 2003, officers from the Galloway Township Police Department donated 25 turkeys to the Beacon Church this Thanksgiving for those in need. “We are very privileged to have this job and it’s an honor to give back to the community especially during such a tumultuous year for everyone! We are …

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MAYS LANDING – A Newark man has been charged in connection to a burglary of over $1.7 million from an armored vehicle outside Bally’s Casino on Nov. 5, 2020, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Dante J. McCluney has been charged with the following: •             Burglary •             Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition •             …

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MAYS LANDING- An investigation by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit is underway into the fatal shooting of a man in Atlantic City man after midnight on Sunday, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Sunday, November 22, 2020 at approximately 12:43 a.m., Atlantic City Police Department received a 911 call in reference to a …

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