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ACPO RECOGNIZES OUR 2019 SUMMER INTERNS ON NATIONAL INTERN DAY

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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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MAYS LANDING- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating the fatal shooting of an Atlantic City man that occurred on Thursday night, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At approximately 11:30 p.m., on Thursday, October 17, 2019, 36 year-old Bernard Murphy was shot and killed in the area of Florida and Pacific Avenues in …

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against a Pleasantville man who is charged in the fatal shooting of a teenager on July 25, 2019, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Nahquil Lovest, 18, is indicted on the following charges: Aggravated Manslaughter, second degree unlawful Possession of a Weapon, second …

MAYS LANDING- Miguel Vargas, 48, was convicted yesterday of 3 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and one count of Obstructing the Administration of Law following a 2 week-long trial, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. The jury was unable to reach a verdict on related Sexual Assault counts. Vargas was arrested …

MAYS LANDING- A 28 year-old Atlantic City man is facing multiple charges in connection to the October 2018 fatal overdose of a 25 year-old Egg Harbor Township woman, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Kevin Green, 28, has been charged with the following: First-degree strict liability for drug-induced death, 2C:35-9a Third-degree distribution of a …

ATLANTIC CITY- Officers from the Atlantic City Police Department showed some fancy footwork in a pickup soccer game with the kids at a Community Barbecue on Tuesday, August 27, at Sovereign Avenue & the Bay! ~The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office RANDOM ACTS OF COPNESS PROJECT spotlights law enforcement officers from around Atlantic County who are …

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City man, sentenced this morning in connection to the fatal shooting of another city man on March 12, 2018, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Howard Cassell, 30, was sentenced this morning before Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury to 5 years in New Jersey state prison for second degree Manslaughter subject …

MAYS LANDING- A 38 year-old Philadelphia man who is charged with murder in the death of his younger brother that occurred in May at Harrah’s Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City has been extradited and will appear on Wednesday for a detention hearing, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.  John A. Villante was extradited …

MAYS LANDING- A 16 year-old Atlantic City male was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, and charged with murder and weapons offenses in connection to the fatal shooting of a 16 year-old male on June 15, 2019, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. “This arrest is the product of the hard work and continuing investigation …

MAYS LANDING- On Thursday, an Atlantic City man pleaded guilty to weapons and narcotics charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Courtney Tiggett, 37, pleaded guilty to first-degree Maintaining a Narcotics Production Facility, second-degree Possession of a Handgun for Unlawful Purposes, second-degree Certain Person Not to Possess a Firearm and fourth degree Unlawful Possession …

MAYS LANDING— Two men were sentenced to New Jersey state prison on Friday, August 2, 2019, co-defendants Ameer Stephens and Diaab Siddiq (aka “Marshall Davis) were sentenced on charges in connection with a county-wide drug distribution network, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Judge Patricia Wild sentenced Ameer Stephens, 38, Mays Landing, to 24 …