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MAYS LANDING. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Galloway Township Police Department continue to investigate the 1985 unresolved fatal shooting of Etrul Barnett, 79, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. “Thirty-six years have passed since the fatal shooting of Etrul Barnett and the discovery of his body in his home. …

MAYS LANDING- Following his retirement last year, a 25-year veteran FBI agent who served in offices in Iraq, Japan, Spain and Mexico has joined the investigatory team at the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, announced Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill. ACPO County Investigator Edward Gallant retired from the FBI last year and last month he …

MAYS LANDING- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office welcomes to our staff County Investigator Joseph Procopio who arrives at ACPO with 13 ½ years of law enforcement experience after his service with the Atlantic City Police Department. ACPO County Investigator Procopio began his career at the Atlantic City Police Department where he served in the ACPD …

MAYS LANDING- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office will take time to remember and honor retired ACPO Det. Sgt. William ‘Mac’ McIntyre who served with the ACPO for more than two decades. Det. Sgt. McIntyre, 73, passed away on June 7, 2021. While serving as a detective in the Atlantic City Police Department Joseph McFadden who …

ATLANTIC CITY— Frankie E. Lane, 59, who was wanted on murder and weapons charges in the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend Sharon Whaley, turned himself in to detectives without incident last night at the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, Atlantic County Prosecutor  Damon G. Tyner announced. “I want to thank all of the law enforcement agencies …

ATLANTIC CITY- The ACPO MAJOR CRIMES Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department are investigating a shooting that occurred Friday, May 14, 2021, that left one man dead, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On May 14, 2021, at approximately 11:02 p.m., Atlantic City Police was notified via ShotSpotter and 911 calls of a shooting …

MAYS LANDING- Two men have been arrested and charged with felony murder, robbery and weapons offenses in the fatal January 2020, shooting of 24 year-old Arturo Barrera III, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. “I want to commend the detectives of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, along with our local, state, and federal partners, …

MAYS LANDING- Two members of the Mizpah Volunteer Fire Company are charged with official misconduct, conspiracy and theft, following the execution of a search warrant on Tuesday at the Mizpah Volunteer Fire Company in Hamilton Township, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Pursuant to an ongoing criminal investigation, led by ACPO Detectives Michael Peterson …

MAYS LANDING- ACPO Chief of Atlantic County Investigators Bruce K. DeShields has served with the ACPO for over 30 years. Chief DeShields is a veteran law enforcement officer with over 37 years of law enforcement experience when he started his law enforcement career in 1982. Chief DeShields has served the ACPO as a Captain of …

MAYS LANDING-Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Investigators Bruce DeShields said that he knew from a very early age that he was going to pursue a career in law enforcement. And now, he serves as the Chief of Atlantic County Investigators and is regarded by his agency as a seasoned leader and friend. Prior …