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MAYS LANDING- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office saw a 94% rate of cleared homicides in 2018 and a 45% cleared homicide rate in 2017, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. In 2017, Atlantic County saw 22 homicides and 10 of those cases have been cleared and in 2018, there were 16 homicides and 15 …

MAYS LANDING- March 31, 2019, marks 34 years since local cabdriver and television host Raul “Cooks Books” Suarez was found stabbed to death on Route 30 in Absecon. The case remains unsolved, but investigatory work by law enforcement agencies continues every day on this case, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner said. Prosecutor Tyner refuses …

MAYS LANDING – Mark J. McGurk is facing child pornography charges after an investigation that began in January, resulted in the discovery of more than 1,000 images, depicting sexual exploitation or abuse of a child, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. McGurk, 25, was arrested Friday at his residence in Ventnor City without incident …

MAYS LANDING- Henry Lovest was sentenced on Friday for promoting prostitution , Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Lovest, 42, was sentenced to 7 years in New Jersey state prison and must serve 5 years before he is for eligible for parole. Lovest pleaded guilty to 3rd degree Promoting Prostitution and 2nd degree Certain …

MAYS LANDING- In 2009, Chief Assistant Prosecutor Danielle S. Buckley became the first prosecutor to charge Human Trafficking in Atlantic County, and in 2015, secured the first conviction for Human Trafficking in Atlantic County. In the latter case, Buckley successfully prosecuted a trafficker who was sexually exploiting 7 different women. In 2015, Buckley handled the …

MAYS LANDING- Following a two month long investigation between the Township of Hamilton Police Department and the FBI’s Child Exploitation Task Force, El Joshua, 36, has been charged in connection to human trafficking, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Joshua, of Pearce Road in Mays Landing, was arrested without incident on February 21, 2019, …

MAYS LANDING-An Atlantic City teen who was involved in an escape from Harborfields Juvenile Detention Center in November 2017, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to multiple charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Raymir Lampkin, 17, pleaded guilty to the following charges: Second degree Escape Two counts of second degree Burglary First degree Attempted Murder …

MAYS LANDING- An Egg Harbor Township High School teacher’s aide and swimming coach was arrested and charged in connection with an investigation into the Distribution of Child Abuse and Sexual Exploitation Images through the multimedia messaging service Snapchat, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On February 14, 2019, following an investigation lasting several months, …

ATLANTIC CITY- A 68 year-old man was stabbed to death on Sunday afternoon and his neighbor has been charged with the killing, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Sunday, February 10, 2019, Atlantic City Police received a 911 call at 1:13 p.m., at 220 N. New Hampshire Avenue, Atlantic City Housing Authority, Inlet …

ATLANTIC CITY-The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit in cooperation with the Atlantic City Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of an Atlantic City man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Atlantic City Police Department responded to ShotSpotter at 5:13 a.m., this morning in the area of Presbyterian Ave., where Demond Tally, …