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MAYS LANDING-The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is proud to welcome home Capt. Brian Lee who has graduated from the FBI National Academy after 10 weeks of advanced training. On March 17, Capt. Lee, along with 257 other law enforcement officers of the 281st session graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. “I am …

MAYS LANDING—A Delaware man who was formerly a teacher has been sentenced on charges of the Aggravated Sexual Assault of a female under 16 years-old, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On January 21, 2022, Thomas Herlihy, 37, of New Castle, Delaware, was sentenced before the Honorable Dorothy Garrabrant, J.S.C. Judge Garrabrant sentenced Herlihy …

MAYS LANDING— A 29 year-old Egg Harbor Township man is charged with 8 counts of sex-related charges in connection to the sexual assaults of three girls that he was responsible for babysitting, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. George Getty III, was arrested in Egg Harbor Township on Oct. 9, 2021, and he is …

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 – A Newark man has been charged in connection to a burglary of over $1.7 million from an armored vehicle outside Bally’s Casino on Nov. 5, 2020, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Dante J. McCluney has been charged with the following: •             Burglary •             Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition •             …

ATLANTIC CITY- On Sunday, at the 35th Annual 200 CLUB OF ATLANTIC & CAPE MAY COUNTIES brunch members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office who serve on the FBI CHILD EXPLOTATION TASK FORCE, along with FBI special agents, New Jersey State Police, NJ Dept. of Human Services Police, Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office and Atlantic City …

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- 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 …

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 …

MAYS LANDING – A 43 year-old Hammonton man has been indicted on narcotics charges after a long-term investigation recovered 1 kilogram of heroin and other narcotics when he was arrested on Saturday, March 9, 2019, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Josue Bonilla of 22 West End Dr., Hammonton, is indicted for the following …