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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 …

MAYS LANDING-To show support for his ACPO supervisors, ACPO Det. Christopher Southard– who is also a Marine Reservist– nominated 4 ACPO supervisors to receive the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s (ESGR) Patriot Award! ACPO Lt. Thomas Finan, Lt. James Scoppa, Lt. David Weiss, and Sgt. William Hess are the recipients and all were …

MAYS LANDING- A Laurel Springs man has been charged with endangering and luring, involving a 12 year-old girl, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Henry Merton, 23, of Laurel Springs, is charged with the following: Endangering (3rd degree) Endangering (1st degree) Luring (2nd degree) Merton’s arrest stemmed from a long-term investigation by the ACPO …

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 …