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MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City man was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the July 2012, murder of 25 year-old Sedrick Lindo, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner. Joshua Cross was sentenced before Judge Honorable Patricia M. Wild, J.S.C. on January 11, 2019 to 40 years in New Jersey state prison and must serve 35 …

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MAYS LANDING – A 33 year-old Galloway Township man pleaded guilty to the bludgeoning death of his father in April 2015, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2018, James Sopuch, Jr. pleaded guilty before Judge Patricia M. Wild, J.S.C to Aggravated Manslaughter in the killing of his father, 60 year-old James …

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MAYS LANDING- Lashawn Smith pleaded guilty on Friday for the murder of his girlfriend that occurred on Nov. 3, 2017, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Smith, 36, pleaded guilty before Judge Bernard E. DeLury to first degree Murder with sentencing to be at the discretion of the court. As part of the plea, Judge DeLury entered a …

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MAYS LANDING- Since the start of the Drug Related Death (DRD) Investigation Squad within the ACPO Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit, on Feb. 6, 2017, 5 defendants have pleaded guilty to Strict Liability Drug Induced Death charges, accounting for the deaths of 5 different victims dating back to April 2016. A total of 14 people …

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MAYS LANDING- Joshua Cross was convicted Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, by an Atlantic County jury for the murder of a 25 year-old Atlantic City man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. The case was tried before the Honorable Patricia M. Wild, J.S.C. and on Monday afternoon, a jury found Cross, 31, guilty of the …

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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 …

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MAYS LANDING- A 27 year-old man has pleaded guilty in connection to the drug induced deaths of two men who he distributed heroin/fentanyl to in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Jonathan Porter pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of first-degree Strict Liability Homicide for the Drug-Induced Deaths of: Tuan Tran, 31, …

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MAYS LANDING- Rafael Olmo, 35, was sentenced on Friday after he was convicted in July for 12 crimes related to drug distribution and weapons offenses, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Olmo was sentenced to the following prison terms in connection to his conviction of 12 crimes relating to drug distribution and weapons offenses …

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MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City man was convicted on Wednesday after a three day trial in connection to an armed robbery in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Maurice Treakle, 47, was convicted of the following charges: First degree Robbery Third degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose Fourth degree …

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MAYS LANDING-Philip Eldred was sentenced to New Jersey state prison in connection to the 2017, drug induced death of a Margate woman, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Eldred, 30, of Egg Harbor Township was sentenced to the following: 1 count of first degree Strict Liability Drug Induced death of *Caroline Boothby on August 2, …

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