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MAYS LANDING- An 18 year-old Pleasantville man pleaded guilty on Thursday in the fatal July shooting of Naimah Bell, 15, also of Pleasantville, First Assistant Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Nahquil Lovest pleaded guilty to a charge of first degree Aggravated Manslaughter and must serve 10 years in New Jersey state prison subject to the No Early …

MAYS LANDING- The daughter and granddaughter of two homicide victims has been sentenced for the July 8, 2019, killings, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. This afternoon, Heather Barbera, 43, of Ventnor City was sentenced before Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury to New Jersey state prison with an aggregate sentence of 42 years with 40 years …

MAYS LANDING –A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty on Wednesday in connection to 2017 charges of child luring and endangering, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Dean Leon, 51, pleaded guilty to child luring and endangering charges and must serve 10 years in New Jersey state prison subject to the No Early Release Act (NERA), …

MAYS LANDING – Two men pleaded guilty on Thursday to aggravated assault after setting a man on fire in March, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Brandon Perez, 23, of Hammonton and David Sult, 24, of Mays Landing, both pleaded guilty to second degree aggravated assault in exchange for five years New Jersey State …

MAYS LANDING – Terri Bailey, of Atlantic City was sentenced  weapons charges on Friday before Judge Donna Taylor to 25 years in New Jersey state prison, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Judge Taylor found that a discretionary extended term was warranted under the law and imposed a sentence of 25 years with a 12 …

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- John Psota, 34, pleaded guilty before Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury on  Thursday, October 24, 2019, to two counts of second degree Sexual Assault by Sexual Contact, announced Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner. Psota pleaded guilty to the charges that are connected to at least one incident in Ventnor City that occurred during …

MAYS LANDING- The daughter and granddaughter of two homicide victims has pleaded guilty for their murders, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Heather Barbera, 43, of Ventnor, pleaded guilty to the following charges: Amended count of first degree Aggravated Manslaughter in the death of her mother Michelle Gordon, 67 1st degree Murder of her …

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- An Atlantic City man, sentenced this morning in connection to the fatal shooting of another city man on March 12, 2018, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Howard Cassell, 30, was sentenced this morning before Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury to 5 years in New Jersey state prison for second degree Manslaughter subject …