MAYS LANDING – A 38 year-old Atlantic City man has been indicted on multiple assault, weapons and terroristic threats charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.
Ronald Zurner was indicted by an Atlantic County Grand Jury on May 29, 2019 for the following charges:
- One Count of third degree Terroristic Threats
- One Count of third degree Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purpose
- One Count of fourth degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon
- One Count of third degree Purpose/Knowing Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon
- One Count of fourth degree Reckless Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon
The charges stem from two incidents, one occurring in Atlantic City on April 18, 2019 and the other in occurring in Egg Harbor Township on April 19, 2019. On April 18, 2019, Zurner is alleged to have threatened to cut L.M.’s head off and throw it in the woods and also to cut her lips off and knock her teeth in. On April 19, 2019, the defendant is alleged to have assaulted D.M. with a baseball bat causing injury to D.M.’s head.
Assistant Prosecutor Alicia Ivory represents the state in this matter. The investigation was cooperative effort between the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, Atlantic City Police Department and Egg Harbor Township Police Department.
***These charges are merely an accusation and not proof of guilt. In all criminal cases, a charged defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. ***
Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at http://www.acpo.org/tips.html and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com/. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.