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MAYS LANDING – A Marshallville man has been charged with Attempted Murder and other offenses in connection to striking and running over a victim on Sunday, May 26, 2019, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On May 26, 2019 at approximately 2:25pm, officers from the Township of Hamilton Police Department responded to the area …

MAYS LANDING – Two Egg Harbor City men have been arrested and charged with multiple narcotics offenses, following search warrant executions that recovered drugs, weapons and money, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On May 8, 2019, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs Guns and Narcotics completed a long term investigation into narcotics trafficking …

MAYS LANDING – On Friday, April 26, 2019, members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Township of Hamilton Police Department charged Timothy P. Wright, 39, of Chambersburg, PA, with Murder in relation to the 2014 strangulation death of 25 year-old Joyce Vanderhoff, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Wright was subsequently arrested …

MAYS LANDING – Kayan Frazier is facing child pornography charges after an investigation that began in January and 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. Frazier, 26, was arrested Monday at his residence in Somers Point without incident …

MAYS LANDING –Eight individuals were arrested and charged with narcotics and weapons charges, following a two-month long investigation by the ACPO Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit into narcotics distribution network, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. “I want to thank all of our law enforcement partners that contributed to this operation. Their efforts enabled …

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 …