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MAYS LANDING- In 2009, Chief Assistant Prosecutor Danielle S. Buckley became the first prosecutor to charge Human Trafficking in Atlantic County, and in 2015, secured the first conviction for Human Trafficking in Atlantic County. In the latter case, Buckley successfully prosecuted a trafficker who was sexually exploiting 7 different women. In 2015, Buckley handled the …

MAYS LANDING- Following a two month long investigation between the Township of Hamilton Police Department and the FBI’s Child Exploitation Task Force, El Joshua, 36, has been charged in connection to human trafficking, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Joshua, of Pearce Road in Mays Landing, was arrested without incident on February 21, 2019, …

MAYS LANDING – Henry Lovest pleaded guilty on Tuesday to promoting prostitution and a weapons charge, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Lovest, 42, pleaded guilty to 3rd degree Promoting Prostitution  and 2nd degree Certain Person not to Possess a Firearm. Lovest faces a 7 year sentence in a New Jersey state prison and must …

MAYS LANDING—This morning Atlantic County Presiding Judge Bernard E. DeLury sentenced Ferdinand Augello to life in New Jersey state prison plus 30 years for the murder of April Kauffman on May 10, 2012, along with other charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. “Today, Superior Court Judge Bernard DeLury sealed the fate of Freddy …

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City man who has been a fugitive since February after he failed to appear for sentencing has been arrested, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Shawn Smith, 26, was arrested on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Pleasantville by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, the FBI, Atlantic County …

MAYS LANDING- A Philadelphia man has been charged with Promoting the Prostitution of a Minor, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Tuesday, August 7, 2018, the FBI Child Exploitation Task Force arrested Preston C. Bell, 26, in Northfield for Promoting the Prostitution of a Minor. Bell was charged with Promoting the Prostitution of a …

MAYS LANDING- A 20 year-old fugitive Atlantic City man indicted on bail jumping charges was taken into custody on Friday afternoon, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Taquay Dunston was taken into custody in Atlantic City by members of the FBI Task Force and with assistance from Atlantic Prosecutor’s Office detectives, Atlantic City Police Department and the Atlantic County …

MAYS LANDING- A grand jury returned an indictment on May 23, against a Pleasantville man for promoting prostitution and weapons charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Henry Lovest, 42, is indicted on the following counts: 3rd degree Promoting Prostitution 3rd degree Receiving Stolen Property (Firearm) 1st degree Unlawful Possession of a Firearm 2nd …

MAYS LANDING– On Wednesday, May 30, 2018, Kal Mitchell, 31, of Somers Point pleaded guilty before the Honorable Patricia Wild to Second Degree Conspiracy to Promote Prostitution of a Minor for his role in a scheme involving juvenile prostitution in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Mitchell admitted that on various dates …

MAYS LANDING – Over the past seven days two Egg Harbor City men pleaded guilty and one defendant was sentenced in connection to a March 16, 2017 motor vehicle stop that resulted in the seizure of firearms and narcotics, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. During the motor vehicle stop, which occurred in Mullica …