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MAYS LANDING- In Atlantic County and nationwide drug overdose deaths connected to Fentanyl continues to rise, according to the latest data available to law enforcement, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. In 2020, Atlantic County saw 105 fentanyl related deaths out of 144 reported overdose deaths. In 2021, Atlantic County saw 142 drug overdose …

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MAYS LANDING- A Galloway Township man was sentenced Tuesday on first degree Strict Liability for a Drug Related Death and narcotics charges in connection to the 2018 fatal overdose of 59 year-old Anthony Tamburelli, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Whitted was sentenced before Judge Bernard DeLury in accordance with the terms of the …

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MAYS LANDING- A Galloway Township man has pleaded guilty to first degree Strict Liability for a Drug Related Death and narcotics charges in connection to the 2018 fatal overdose of 59 year-old Anthony Tamburelli, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Brian Whitted, 56, pleaded guilty to first-degree Strict Liability for Drug Induced Death, second-degree …

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MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City man has been sentenced on drug trafficking charges and for the drug induced deaths of three overdose victims, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. George Stokes, 44, was sentenced today on the following charges, which he pleaded guilty to on Oct. 15, 2021: 1st degree Leader of a Drug …

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MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against an Egg Harbor Township man in connection to the drug-induced death of a 33 year-old man in February, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On Aug. 10, 2021, Noel Castillo, 32, was indicted on the following charges: Strict Liability for a Drug …

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ATLANTIC CITY— An Atlantic City man is charged with 2 counts of Strict Liability Homicide and multiple narcotics offenses in connection to the drug related deaths of two men from the United Kingdom in March 2020, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Tyrell Gist, 24, was taken into custody by the ACPO Gangs, Guns …

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MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City man has been indicted and is currently wanted by law enforcement on charges of the Strict Liability Drug Induced Death of Felipe Popocati Garcia Lopez, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On April 28, 2021, Ramon Rivera, 50, was indicted for the drug induced death of Lopez on September …

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MAYS LANDING– A Galloway Township and a Pleasantville man have been indicted on charges of first degree Strict Liability for a Drug Related Death and other charges in connection to the 2018 fatal overdose of 59 year-old Anthony Tamburelli, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On January 20, 2021, an Atlantic County Grand Jury …

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MAYS LANDING –  A Vineland man is charged in connection to the fatal drug overdose of an 18 year-old man has been detained to the Atlantic County Justice Facility by Judge Ridgway, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Today, Judge Ridgway granted the State’s motion to detain Freddie W. Smith, 42, who is charged …

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MAYS LANDING- On International Drug Overdose Awareness Day the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Drug Related Death (DRD) Investigation Squad reports 80 drug-related deaths (DRD) to date in 2020, in Atlantic County, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. In August 2019, Atlantic County saw 86 drug-related deaths in the county. “The numbers show that we …

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