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MAYS LANDING—This morning Atlantic County Presiding Judge Bernard E. DeLury sentenced Ferdinand Augello to life in New Jersey state prison plus 30 years for the murder of April Kauffman on May 10, 2012, along with other charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. “Today, Superior Court Judge Bernard DeLury sealed the fate of Freddy …

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MAYS LANDING – Jose Lopez of Ventnor City pleaded guilty to the stabbing death of an Atlantic City woman and the non-fatal stabbing of a man on February 18, 2017, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Jose B. Lopez, 53, pleaded guilty to the following charges: Murder of Bessy Blanco, 30 years in New …

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MAYS LANDING-An Atlantic County Grand Jury returned a 6 count Indictment Tuesday against Leon Green, 27, for the murder of one male and the attempted murder of another male. Green is indicted on the following charges: 1)         1st degree Attempted Murder 2)         3rd degree Aggravated Assault/Attempt to Cause Bodily Injury with a Deadly Weapon 3)         …

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Two Cumberland County men have been convicted in connection to a shooting that occurred on September 3, 2016, in Atlantic City that resulted in the death of one man, and the shooting of an Atlantic City Police Officer, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Martel D. Chisolm (31) of Millville and Demetris Cross (30) …

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MAYS LANDING- A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty to attempted murder after an attack on a woman in Atlantic City in July 2017, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. David Legette, 54, of Bristol Township, PA, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to one count of Attempted Murder. On July 2, 2017, Legette met up with a …

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MAYS LANDING- Jury selection will begin on June 5, 2018, in the upcoming trial of two Cumberland County men in connection to a shooting that occurred on September 3, 2016, in Atlantic City that resulted in the death of one man, and the shooting of an Atlantic City Police Officer, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. …

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MAYS LANDING-A Petition for Habeas Corpus is essentially an application to a federal court by a state prisoner, after all State court appeals have been exhausted, urging that the state court rulings made during trial and on appeal were contrary to United States Supreme Court precedent. During the 2008 trial, evidence showed that Blank was …

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MAYS LANDING- A Pleasantville woman is charged with murder in connection to the fatal stabbing of an Atlantic City woman Wednesday morning, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Rollie Ellis, 28, is charged with first degree Murder, first degree Attempted Murder and third degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose. On April …

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