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INVESTIGATION INTO MAN SHOT & KILLED IN ATLANTIC CITY

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NEARLY 10% OF STAFF AT THE ATLANTIC COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE ARE VETERANS

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Keith Allen plea

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MAYS LANDING- On March 6, 2018, an Atlantic County Grand Jury returned a 29-count indictment against Courtney Tiggett, 35, for distributing CDS, unlawfully possessing a semi-automatic handgun and maintaining and operating a CDS production facility located on North Connecticut Avenue in Atlantic City. Courtney Tiggett is a fugitive and police are actively searching for him. …

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MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City woman has been charged in connection to the assault of a one year-old boy that was in her care, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Lisa Henderson, 55, was charged with Aggravated Assault and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. On November 30, 2017, the Atlantic City Police Department …

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MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic County grand jury returned an indictment against two Atlantic City men on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, in connection with the murder of Deshawn Dawkins that occurred on August 27, 2017, in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Bashawn K. Whitted-Scott, 25, and Brian S. Richardson, 26, were indicted for …

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The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office sponsored a Public Service Announcement portion of the 2018 Artists Alike Film Festival.  ACPO chose the winning PSA entry, submitted by Atlantic City High School students, Kelly Maldonado and Vanessa Mencia-Lopez, entitled “Words Hurt” on the topic of cyber bullying.  ACPO’s selection for the runner-up entry was “Don’t Distracted Drive”, by Stephanie Emory, Taylor Thompson …

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MAYS LANDING- The last of six persons charged in connection to a 2016 gang-related shooting inside the Trump Taj Mahal Casino/Hotel pleaded guilty on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Taquay Dunston of Atlantic City admitted his role in the shoot-out on the 47th floor, which occurred at the start …

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MAYS LANDING- On Thursday, February 22, 2018, the Superior Court heard the last of the State’s motions to detain three males and one female charged under a 97-count indictment charging distribution of narcotics by members and associates of the South Side Mob criminal street gang, Atlantic County Prosecu tor Damon G. Tyner announced. Umar Salahuddin, …

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MAYS LANDING- Luis Maisonet has been sentenced for the September 2016, murder of 26 year-old Christopher Romero, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Maisonet, 56, was sentenced by Judge Donna Taylor to Life in Prison in a New Jersey state prison and he will not be eligible for parole for 65 years. Judge Taylor …

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MAYS LANDING- An Egg Harbor Township resident has been charged in the fatal shooting of an Atlantic City man earlier this month, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Troy Demby, 36, is charged with the following counts in the death of 30 year-old Raphael G. Terrigino: First degree Murder First degree Felony Murder First …

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MAYS LANDING- Adan Otero pleaded guilty to multiple charges of Aggravated Sexual Assault and Endangering the Welfare of Children, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Friday February 9, 2018, Otero, 27, pleaded guilty to four counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. As part of …

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MAYS LANDING- On February 1, 2018, an Atlantic County Grand Jury handed up an indictment of 10 additional individuals, 6 of them connected to 3 strict liability homicides for the deaths of Hector Santos, William S. Ang, and Caroline Boothby, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. “Drug dealers should be aware that if you …

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