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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 …

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MAYS LANDING- Three Pleasantville men who pleaded guilty last month to attempted murder charges for their involvement in a rolling shootout on the Atlantic City Expressway in August 2016 have been sentenced to New Jersey state prison (NJSP), Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. This morning, before Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury, Wilbert Demosthenes, 28, …

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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 …

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MAYS LANDING – After a three day trial a 43 year-old Atlantic City man was convicted by an Atlantic County jury on a first degree weapons charge, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Terri Bailey was convicted on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 of first degree Unlawful Possession of a Handgun by a Certain Person …

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MAYS LANDING – An Atlantic City man was sentenced in the December 2016, shooting death of an Atlantic City woman, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Thursday morning, Judge Donna Taylor sentenced Joseph McCoy, 45, for the murder of Jacqueline Hoyle to a 50 year sentence in New Jersey State Prison pursuant to …

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MAYS LANDING –An Atlantic County jury has convicted Dennis Munoz of the murder in the fatal shooting of Michael Black, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Munoz, 40, was found guilty of the following charges: First degree Murder Second degree Unlawful Possession of a Handgun Second degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful …

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MAYS LANDING – An Atlantic County jury found Joseph McCoy guilty today in the shooting death of an Atlantic City woman that occurred on Dec. 20, 2016, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. McCoy, 45, was found guilty of the following charges: Count 1 – Murder Count 2 – Unlawful Possession of a Handgun …

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MAYS LANDING– Nicholas A. Abbati was convicted by an Atlantic County jury on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 for the murder of Jahlil Hunter, the attempted murder of Ebony Harris and for third degree Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purpose, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Wednesday, December 23, 2015, at 9:23 p.m., …

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MAYS LANDING- Two men who were convicted in January of felony murder for the 2015, killing of a Mays Landing man were sentenced on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Maurice Burgess and Sterling Spence were each sentenced as follows: Felony Murder:  50 years in New Jersey state prison, subject …

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MAYS LANDING-Today, an Atlantic County jury convicted three men in the 2015 shooting death of Devonte Molley, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. The defendants convicted include the following individuals: Maurice Burgess, 28, of Galloway Township:  Felony murder, robbery, unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, certain persons …

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