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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 –An Egg Harbor City man has been arrested and charged with numerous narcotics offenses, following a Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit investigation that began in December 2021, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On May 4, 2022, members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit executed a search …

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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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MAYS LANDING- A Galloway Township man has been charged with multiple narcotics and weapons offenses after ACPO investigators and police executed a search warrant at his home on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On Aug. 10, 2021, members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit, …

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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 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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MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic County grand jury has returned an indictment against a 28 year-old Atlantic City man for multiple charges in connection to the October 2018 fatal overdose of a 25 year-old woman, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Kevin Green, 28, was indicted today on the following counts: First-degree strict liability for …

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MAYS LANDING – Two Ocean County men have been arrested and charged for selling a fatal dose of Heroin/Fentanyl that resulted in the death of a 41 year-old Galloway Township woman, Atlantic County First Assistant Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On Friday, January 10, 2020, members of the ACPO Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit, with assistance …

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