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The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is on scene at the Dollar General Store located at the 700 Block of New Road, Absecon, NJ for the report of a Police Officer Involved shooting.  Per the N.J. Attorney General Guidelines, the Attorney General’s Office has been notified and members of Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit …

Pleasantville – The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit has responded to investigate a fatal shooting of a woman in Pleasantville this morning, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On May 23, 2022, at approximately midnight, Pleasantville Police received an emergency call for assistance and responded to the 1000 block of Iowa Avenue, …

MAYS LANDING-April is observed as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and April 7, 2022, is designated as SAAM Day of Action. SAAM Day of Action provides a day to focus awareness on sexual violence prevention. Through education, SAAM Day of Action aims to stop sexual assault, harassment and abuse before they happen. To bring awareness …

MAYS LANDING-Three new county detectives were sworn in at the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office on Wednesday by Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill. “Yesterday, I was grateful to conduct the swearing-in of three new ACPO detectives. This newest addition to our investigatory team will allow ACPO to continue the essential work that we do each …

MAYS LANDING- Three separate narcotics investigations led by the Liberty Mid-Atlantic HIDTA Task Force and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns, & Narcotics Unit, with assistance from multiple state, county and local law enforcement agencies has resulted in the indictments of 7 defendants by three Atlantic County Grand Juries, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary …

ATLANTIC CITY- On Sunday, at the 35th Annual 200 CLUB OF ATLANTIC & CAPE MAY COUNTIES brunch members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office who serve on the FBI CHILD EXPLOTATION TASK FORCE, along with FBI special agents, New Jersey State Police, NJ Dept. of Human Services Police, Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office and Atlantic City …

MAYS LANDING- John Psota, 34, pleaded guilty before Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury on  Thursday, October 24, 2019, to two counts of second degree Sexual Assault by Sexual Contact, announced Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner. Psota pleaded guilty to the charges that are connected to at least one incident in Ventnor City that occurred during …

MAYS LANDING- ACPO’s Chuck DeFebbo has been promoted to the rank of Captain of County Investigators and was sworn in on Friday, September 27, 2019. Capt. Defebbo’s law enforcement career spans 37 ½ years. Capt. DeFebbo began his career as a Patrolman at the Hammonton Police Department where he served for 5 years. In 1987, …

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against a Pleasantville man who is charged in the fatal shooting of a teenager on July 25, 2019, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Nahquil Lovest, 18, is indicted on the following charges: Aggravated Manslaughter, second degree unlawful Possession of a Weapon, second …

MAYS LANDING –Two fatal shootings that occurred within three days of one another in July 2015, are unresolved and the ACPO Major Crimes Unit is requesting assistance from members of the public who may be able to provide information to the investigation. In July 2015, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit responded to …