Posts in category

ACPO


MAYS LANDING- A Pennsylvania man and woman have been charged with theft and conspiracy in connection to accepting and processing cash and electronic payments for the sale of fireworks depriving the owner of the fireworks proceeds from the sales, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Porshia Maldonado was hired to sell fireworks for Keystone …

MAYS LANDING- A Laurel Springs man has been charged with endangering and luring, involving a 12 year-old girl, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Henry Merton, 23, of Laurel Springs, is charged with the following: Endangering (3rd degree) Endangering (1st degree) Luring (2nd degree) Merton’s arrest stemmed from a long-term investigation by the ACPO …

MAYS LANDING- A Bridgeton man pleaded guilty Monday to second degree bias crime of a 6 year-old girl, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Kyle Powell, 31, pleaded guilty before the Honorable Jeffrey Waldman, J.S.C., to second degree Bias Crime. On June 28, 2018, Powell went on the social media website, Meetme.com and posted …

MAYS LANDING- A Pleasantville woman has pleaded guilty in connection to the fatal stabbing of an Atlantic City woman, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Rollie Ellis, 30, pleaded guilty this morning to first degree aggravated manslaughter N.J.S. 2C:11-4(a)- 20 NERA (for the death of Jennifer Rodriguez) and second degree aggravated assault N.J.S. 2C:12-1(b)(1) – 7 NERA …

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 …