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MAYS LANDING- An 18 year-old Pleasantville man pleaded guilty on Thursday in the fatal July shooting of Naimah Bell, 15, also of Pleasantville, First Assistant Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Nahquil Lovest pleaded guilty to a charge of first degree Aggravated Manslaughter and must serve 10 years in New Jersey state prison subject to the No Early …

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 …

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 …

  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! …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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), …

MAYS LANDING- Today, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office bids farewell to two Senior Assistant Prosecutors with a combined 55 years of service to ACPO. Senior Assistant Prosecutor Grace Dovell-Welch who is also a U.S. Navy Veteran has served as a prosecutor at the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office since January 1990, and currently serves in the …