2 OCEAN COUNTY MEN CHARGED WITH STRICT LIABILITY HOMICIDE IN DRUG INDUCED DEATH OF GALLOWAY WOMAN

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VENTNOR CITY WOMAN SENTENCED IN THE JULY 2018 MURDER OF HER MOTHER & GRANDMOTHER

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ACPO THANKS LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ON NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT APPRECIATION DAY

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ACPO MAJOR CRIMES UNIT INVESTIGATING FATAL SHOOTING IN EHT

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ABSECON MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO CHILD PORNOGRAPHY, WEAPONS CHARGES

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GALLOWAY MAN SENTENCED IN THE 2015 FATAL BEATING OF HIS FATHER

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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 – Two Ocean County men have been arrested and charged for selling a fatal dose of Heroin/Fentanyl that resulted in the death of a 41 year-old Galloway Township woman, Atlantic County First Assistant Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On Friday, January 10, 2020, members of the ACPO Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit, with assistance …

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MAYS LANDING- The daughter and granddaughter of two homicide victims has been sentenced for the July 8, 2019, killings, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. This afternoon, Heather Barbera, 43, of Ventnor City was sentenced before Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury to New Jersey state prison with an aggregate sentence of 42 years with 40 years …

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  MAYS LANDING- Each year, January 9th is recognized as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day and Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner thanks all of our Atlantic County law enforcement officers for their service and commitment to their communities! ACPO also thanks law enforcement officers across New Jersey and the United States for serving their communities! …

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MAYS LANDING-  A 24 year-old man is the victim of a fatal shooting in his Egg Harbor Township home, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At 11:20 p.m., Thursday, January 2, Egg Harbor Township Police received a 911 call with a report of a shooting at 109 Vermont Avenue. When police arrived they found …

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MAYS LANDING- An Absecon man who was indicted in October 2018, on child pornography charges has pleaded guilty to multiple charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Edward Bonek, 50, pleaded guilty this morning to Endangering the Welfare of a Child by Distributing Child Pornography and Possession of an Assault Firearm. Bonek has also …

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MAYS LANDING – A 29 year-old Galloway Township man was sentenced on Dec. 6, 2019, in the bludgeoning death of his father in April 2015, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. James Sopuch Jr. was sentenced to 30 years in New Jersey state prison with an 85% period of parole ineligibility subject to the …

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MAYS LANDING – The ACPO Major Crimes Unit continues the investigation of an unsolved homicide connected to a shooting that claimed the life of a 61 year-old woman who was the mother of four children and grandmother of 12 grandchildren, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. “Ten years ago today, Joyce McKinnon came home …

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MAYS LANDING –A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty on Wednesday in connection to 2017 charges of child luring and endangering, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Dean Leon, 51, pleaded guilty to child luring and endangering charges and must serve 10 years in New Jersey state prison subject to the No Early Release Act (NERA), …

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ATLANTIC CITY- The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey selected ACPO Chief Assistant Prosecutor Seth Levy for  the 2018 award of OUTSTANDING ADVOCACY IN A SINGLE CASE for his efforts in the conviction of the defendants in STATE v. AUGELLO, ET ALS., otherwise known as “The Kauffman Case”. Chief Assistant Prosecutor Levy received the award …

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MAYS LANDING – Two men pleaded guilty on Thursday to aggravated assault after setting a man on fire in March, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Brandon Perez, 23, of Hammonton and David Sult, 24, of Mays Landing, both pleaded guilty to second degree aggravated assault in exchange for five years New Jersey State …

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