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MAYS LANDING— A Mullica Township man was sentenced to New Jersey state prison after pleading guilty to Endangering the Welfare of a Child by Sexual Conduct, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Anthony J. Perona, 68, was sentenced on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, to 3 years New Jersey State prison before Honorable Bernard Delury, …

This week is observed as INTERNATIONAL FRAUD AWARENESS WEEK and the ACPO Financial Crimes Unit is advising the public to exercise caution in connection to cryptocurrency scams. This scam is a type of investment fraud that involves criminals stealing money from people who are hoping to invest in the new world of digital currency. The …

MAYS LANDING-A 45 year-old man, charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Mark Wright on Oct. 10, 2021, has been taken into custody by law enforcement, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Umar Abdullah was taken into custody this morning, Nov. 15, 2021, in Egg Harbor City by members of the U.S. Marshall’s …

PLEASANTVILLE- An investigation into the fatal shooting of a 41 year-old man on Saturday morning in Pleasantville is continuing by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On November 13, 2021, at approximately 9:19 a.m., the Pleasantville Police Department received a shot spotter alert and 911 call …

PLEASANTVILLE- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit has responded to investigate a fatal shooting of a man in Pleasantville this morning, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. The shooting occurred at 914 Atlantic Avenue, Pleasantville, around 9 a.m. this morning. The male victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. This is an …

MAYS LANDING— A 45 year-old man who is charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Mark Wright on Oct. 10, 2021, is currently wanted by authorities, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. At 4:04 a.m., Sunday October 10, 2021, Atlantic City Police received a 911 call to respond to 28 S. Georgia Avenue. …

MAYS LANDING— In a continued effort to bridge the gap between law enforcement and the mental health/ IDD/ Special Needs community the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office will participate in the Atlantic and Cape May County Mental Health/Law Enforcement Community Awareness Symposium, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced.   The symposium, which will be held …

MAYS LANDING- An Egg Harbor City man has been sentenced for Attempted Murder and first degree Robbery, in connection to multiple incidents that took place in Atlantic City in 2019, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Robert Harrell, 34, was sentenced on Friday Oct. 30, 2021, to 30 years in state prison for Attempted …

MAYS LANDING— October is observed as National Animal Safety and Protection Month and reminds us of the responsibility that comes with having, protecting and caring for domesticated animals and pets. This month—and every month of the year— the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is committed to protecting animals from abuse and neglect. Under Governor Chris Christie, …

MAYS LANDING- On NATIONAL NAVY DAY, annually observed on October 27th, we salute all of military personnel, along with our own ACPO staff members, who have served, both past and present, in the United States Navy. “The service and sacrifice that is carried out by ACPO detectives, prosecutors and staff members who also serve in our …