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MAYS LANDING – Michael Garland was sentenced Friday, November 15, 2019, to an aggregate 14 years in New Jersey State Prison for the aggravated assault of a man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner said. The Honorable Donna M. Taylor J.S.C., sentenced Garland, 46, to an aggregate term of 14 years in New Jersey State …

MAYS LANDING- A 31 year-old Atlantic City man is charged with 3 counts of attempted murder and weapons charges in connection to a shooting at a Pleasantville High School football game in Pleasantville on Friday evening, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Alvin Wyatt is charged with the shooting which struck 1 adult and 2 …

MAYS LANDING- On Veteran’s Day ACPO is sharing the story of military veteran and ACPO Det. Sgt. David Gazzara who also serves in the United States Air Force and has also served in the United States Army. “I serve in the military for a multitude of reasons. There are far too many reasons to list …

MAYS LANDING- The ACPO’s James Scoppa has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant and was sworn in on Friday, September 27, 2019. Lt. Scoppa is an 18-year veteran law enforcement officer of the ACPO, where he began his career as a County Investigator. “Lt. Scoppa is a dogged investigator who will be charged with …

MAYS LANDING – Following a six month long investigation by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office in conjunction with the DEA – Atlantic City Residence Office of the Liberty Atlantic High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA), into a narcotics distribution network initiative six individuals have been arrested and charged with narcotics and weapons offenses, Atlantic County …

MAYS LANDING- On Monday, May 6, 2019, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office will recognize and honor Atlantic City Police Det. Josh Vadell (retired) and Det. Thomas McCabe as part of the First Annual Rooted in Justice Commemorative Tree Planting Ceremony. “On behalf of every law enforcement officer that has served in Atlantic County, past and …

MAYS LANDING – On Friday, April 26, 2019, members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Township of Hamilton Police Department charged Timothy P. Wright, 39, of Chambersburg, PA, with Murder in relation to the 2014 strangulation death of 25 year-old Joyce Vanderhoff, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Wright was subsequently arrested …

MAYS LANDING- On Wednesday morning, Lawrence Achey was sworn in by Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner as a new detective with the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office.   Prior to being employed with the Atlantic County Prosecutors Office, Detective Achey first gained an interest in law enforcement when he attended Rowan University, where he began …