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INVESTIGATION INTO MAN SHOT & KILLED IN ATLANTIC CITY

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP MAN CHARGED IN MURDER OF GIRLFRIEND

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VINELAND MAN SENTENCED FOR VEHICULAR HOMICIDE OF TEEN

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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 …

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MAYS LANDING— Exactly two years ago today, the remains of a man were found along the wood line of an undeveloped private property at 1201 Doughty Road. The investigation by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit into this man’s death continues, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. The remains were found in the area of …

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MAYS LANDING— On the beach in Ventnor City, 15 years ago today, authorities discovered the body of a newborn girl that had washed up to the shore. On January 17, 2004, the body of a baby girl washed up on the Ventnor Beach at Suffolk Avenue in Ventnor City. A passer-by dragged the yellow laundry bag …

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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 …

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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 –An Atlantic City man has pleaded guilty in connection to the March 2017, fatal stabbing of 38-year-old Daimyen S. Mortimore, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Faheem Harris, 36, pleaded guilty to first degree Aggravated Manslaughter on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, before Judge Jeffrey Waldman. Harris will serve 12 years in New …

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MAYS LANDING- A Philadelphia man is charged in connection to the shooting death of a 21 year-old man on Friday night, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At 8:44 p.m., Friday Jan. 4, 2019, Atlantic City Police received a 911 call for a shooting at the Sunset Inn, reporting that a man had been …

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MAYS LANDING- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Atlantic City this evening, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At 8:44 p.m., Friday Jan. 4, 2019, Atlantic City Police received a 911 call for a shooting at the Sunset Inn, reporting that a man …

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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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