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MAYS LANDING- A 27 year-old man has been sentenced 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 was sentenced Friday to 14 years in New Jersey state prison, concurrently for each count of first-degree Strict Liability …

MAYS LANDING –An Egg Harbor Township man has been sentenced to New Jersey state prison in connection to the first degree Strict Liability Drug Induced Death of an Egg Harbor Township man in 2016, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Jamal Campos, 25, was sentenced Friday to the following: 10 years in NJ state …

MAYS LANDING-Today, an Atlantic County jury convicted three men in the 2015 shooting death of Devonte Molley, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. The defendants convicted include the following individuals: Maurice Burgess, 28, of Galloway Township:  Felony murder, robbery, unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, certain persons …

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- Last week was a big week for a few ACPO Assistant Prosecutors and we congratulate them all on their achievements!  Assistant Prosecutor Marisa G. McGarvey represents the state in the matter of the March 2017, fatal stabbing of 38-year-old Daimyen S. Mortimore. Faheem Harris, 36, was charged in the killing. Harris pleaded guilty to …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …