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MAYS LANDING- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating the fatal shooting of an Atlantic City man that occurred on Thursday night, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At approximately 11:30 p.m., on Thursday, October 17, 2019, 36 year-old Bernard Murphy was shot and killed in the area of Florida and Pacific Avenues in …

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MAYS LANDING- An Egg Harbor Township woman is charged in connection to a fatal motor vehicle collision on February 26, 2019, that killed a mother and her infant son, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Tuesday, Nancy Cavanaugh, 66, was charged with two counts of Aggravated Manslaughter in connection with a fatal motor …

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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 …

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MAYS LANDING- On Tuesday, an Atlantic County Grand Jury handed up an indictment against a 33 year-old Stratford man for Theft by Deception and Official Misconduct offenses, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On or about March 14, 2017, Michael Gibbons who served as Deputy Chief of the Atlantic County Superintendent of Elections committed …

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MAYS LANDING—An Atlantic County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against a Hammonton man for theft, fraudulent tax filings and money laundering, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Pat L. Christopher, age 67, was indicted by the Grand jury on August 28, 2019 for four counts of first degree Money Laundering and two counts …

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MAYS LANDING- A 28 year-old Atlantic City man is facing multiple charges in connection to the October 2018 fatal overdose of a 25 year-old Egg Harbor Township woman, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Kevin Green, 28, has been charged with the following: First-degree strict liability for drug-induced death, 2C:35-9a Third-degree distribution of a …

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MAYS LANDING- A 38 year-old Philadelphia man who is charged with murder in the death of his younger brother that occurred in May at Harrah’s Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City has been extradited and will appear on Wednesday for a detention hearing, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.  John A. Villante was extradited …

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MAYS LANDING- Three Pleasantville men who pleaded guilty last month to attempted murder charges for their involvement in a rolling shootout on the Atlantic City Expressway in August 2016 have been sentenced to New Jersey state prison (NJSP), Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. This morning, before Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury, Wilbert Demosthenes, 28, …

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MAYS LANDING- A 16 year-old Atlantic City male was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, and charged with murder and weapons offenses in connection to the fatal shooting of a 16 year-old male on June 15, 2019, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. “This arrest is the product of the hard work and continuing investigation …

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MAYS LANDING- On Thursday, an Atlantic City man pleaded guilty to weapons and narcotics charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Courtney Tiggett, 37, pleaded guilty to first-degree Maintaining a Narcotics Production Facility, second-degree Possession of a Handgun for Unlawful Purposes, second-degree Certain Person Not to Possess a Firearm and fourth degree Unlawful Possession …

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